Sixth Region Spring Meeting
April 7-10, 2016
11 January 2016
MEMORANDUM FOR: Chapter
Presidents, AUSA Directors and Staff
FROM: GEN Gordon Sullivan, USA
SUBJECT: Political Activities
As we approach the 2016
presidential and congressional elections, it is
appropriate for me to remind you that the Association
shall not, through its officials or units, participate
or intervene in any political campaign on behalf of, or
in opposition to, any candidate for public office. In
AUSA officials and staff are not authorized in their
official capacity to make public or media statements in
support of, or in opposition to, a political campaign or
candidate for public office.
When making such statements in their
capacity as private citizens, such persons must indicate
clearly that they are not representing the Association
or speaking for, or on behalf of, the Association.
However, nothing in this policy is intended to limit the
rights of officials and staff to express personal
opinions or to engage in political activity in their
individual capacities and as private citizens.
As always, thank you for what you
do for Soldiers and for the members of this Association.
the Army - Support for the Soldier"
in the Pacific Northwest
Since 1950, the Association of the United
States Army has worked to support all aspects of national security
while advancing the interests of America's Army and the men and
women who serve.
AUSA is a private, non-profit educational organization that supports
America's Army--Active, National Guard, Reserve, Civilians,
Retirees and family members. AUSA provides numerous professional
development opportunities at a variety of events both local and
The Sixth Region represents 13
chapters in 6 states with approximately 5,000 members.
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