Family Voices: Transition, Loss & Military Kids with Dr. Stephen Cozza

March 18, 2019

Children born into military families face an assortment of adventures and challenges. Frequent moves, making new friends, repeated separations from the military parent, to name a few. In addition, military families can face the trauma of having a service member parent return home wounded or injured or not at all. Join host Patty Barron and Dr. Stephen Cozza, child psychiatrist and military child expert, as they discuss resilience, resources and research, all focused on the military child and family. Family Voices, a segment of AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast, aims to connect Army families to speakers and issues that are important to their everyday lives. Recommendations for future topics are welcome via email at podcast@ausa.org.

Links mentioned in the episode:
www.courage2talk.org
http://steppingforwardstudy.org

Guest:

Stephen J. Cozza, M.D.
COL, U.S. Army Retired
Professor of Psychiatry
Associate Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Army Real Talk: Army Women on the Battlefield

March 11, 2019

In honor of Women’s History Month, our Army Real Talk co-hosts visit with Dr. Francoise B. Bonnell, Director of the U.S. Army Women’s Museum at Ft. Lee, VA. Their discussion demonstrates the impact of Army women on and off the battlefield including the Women’s Army Corps (WAC), the pivotal role of female soldiers in Cultural Engagement Teams in Iraq & Afghanistan, and the heroics of women during battle. The newly renovated museum covers women’s history in the Army from 1775 to present and is a must-see for any Soldier or Army supporter. Army Real Talk, a segment of AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast, aims to help AUSA and the Army better connect with the younger generation. To share show ideas, please e-mail us at podcast@ausa.org.

U.S. Army Women’s Museum: www.awm.lee.army.mil

FB & YouTube:  U.S. Army Women’s Museum

Instagram:  usarmywomensmuseum

Soldier Today: Army Combat Fitness Test

March 4, 2019

The Sergeant Major of the Army (SMA) Daniel A. Dailey discusses the new Army Combat Fitness Test with host SMA (Retired) Ken Preston, VP, NCO & Soldier Programs, AUSA. Why now for a new fitness test? What are the 6 different events that will be assessed, and how can Soldiers prepare? Soldier Today, a segment of AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast, focuses on what is important to Soldiers and NCOs. To share show ideas, please e-mail us at podcast@ausa.org.

Thought Leaders: The First Conspiracy

February 25, 2019

Host Joe Craig speaks with authors Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch about their new book The First Conspiracy: The Plot to Kill George Washington. They discuss espionage and counterintelligence at the start of the Revolutionary War, only months after the birth of the U.S. Army. Brad Meltzer is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and a History Channel television host. Josh Mensch is a bestselling author and documentary television producer. Thought Leaders, a segment of AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast, brings in-depth conversations with authors of military books as well as insights from senior Army leaders.

Family Voices: Highlights from the Family Readiness Forum with Army Senior Leaders

February 18, 2019

Host Patty Barron provides snippets and commentary on the recent family readiness initiatives forum held at AUSA with Army Senior Leaders. Several new initiatives aimed at improving the quality of life for Army families were unveiled and discussed by the Secretary of the Army, Dr. Mark Esper, the Vice Chief of Staff, General James McConville, and the Sergeant Major of the Army, SMA Daniel Dailey.

Family Voices, a segment of AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast, aims to connect Army families to speakers and issues that are important to their everyday lives. Recommendations for future topics are welcome via email at podcast@ausa.org.

Army Real Talk: Perspectives

February 11, 2019

Co-hosts Nzinga Curry and Major (MAJ) Brad Cooper speak with young professionals CPT Jared Stefani and civilian Ms. Alexis Williams about careers, professional development, and which Army topics resonate with them. Army Real Talk, a segment of AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast, aims to help AUSA and the Army better connect with the younger generation.

Soldier Today: Army Greens

February 4, 2019

Sergeant Major of the Army (SMA) Daniel A. Dailey joins SMA (Retired) Kenneth O. Preston, Vice President, NCO & Soldier Programs, Association of the U.S. Army. They have a candid discussion about the new Army Greens uniform which is based on the iconic WW2 design. Why is it needed now? What do soldiers think? How and when will it be issued?

AUSA’s Army Matters Promo

January 23, 2019

AUSA is excited to announce our Army Matters podcast focusing on what’s important to the Total Army community. Each Monday, starting February 4th, AUSA’s Army Matters will bring you vital Army conversations and interviews on issues relevant to Soldiers, military families and all the amazing Army supporters out there.