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News Archive  2014

Chapter President, John Baily and West Texas State President, Gus Rodriguez, spoke at Congressman O’Rourke’s Veterans Citizen Advisory Panel.  

The panel represents a cross section of Veteran Supporting Organizations throughout the 16th Congressional District.  ....


Nov - 13

An Open Letter to America’sVeterans 

From Robert A. McDonald

Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014

Nov - 8

The Bradley Chapter nominee, SFC Charles and Virginia Hindbaugh, children Celia, Chalia, Acia, Charles III, Elijah and Levi,  were selected as the 2014 Department of the Army Volunteer Family of the year.


AUSA flew the family too Washington, DC to attend the Annual AUSA National Convention.   ....

Oct - 17

Ft. Bliss Family selected as DA Family of the Year

The Association of United States Army (AUSA) and Fort Bliss are again partnering to ask the City of El Paso residents to open their door to Soldiers for Thanksgiving. 

As an AUSA Corporate member we are asking you to recruit your employees that would be willing to host a Solider 

for Thanksgiving.  ....

Thanksgiving Adopt a Soldier Program

Oct - 09

41 Chapter members and leaders will attend the annual AUSA Nation Convention.  The convention is scheduled from October 13-15 at the Washington, DC Convention Center.  It is one of most widely attended US Army gathering in the world. 

The Chapter is very proud that our nomination for Department of the Army Volunteer Family of the Year, the Charles and Virginia Hindbaugh Family, is the national winner. This is the second time in a roll that a Fort Bliss Family has won this prestigious award.


Chapter leaders will attend all times of meetings and dinners with the national office and there will be various professional development forums and presentations throughout the convention for delegates to attend.  The Chapter will also host El Paso Night, an El Paso/Fort Bliss Alumni reception at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.

Chapter Leaders Head to National Convention

Sep - 27

In an effort to access the needs of the Chapter membership and the Soldiers and family members at Fort Bliss, Chapter President, Mr. John Baily will meet with all the commanders and CSM’s of brigades on post. 


Fort Bliss has changed over the last ten years and there is a need to take a look at current Bradley Chapter programs to see if they are still relevant in today’s Army.  In addition, Mr. Baily will meet with a group of junior enlisted Soldiers to see how the Bradley Chapter can best serve them.  


Once these one on one meetings have concluded, Mr. Baily will work with the current Chapter leadership to develop a new Bradley plan of action.

New Chapter President Meets with Fort Bliss Leaders

Sep - 4

The Bradley Chapter had a change of responsibility on June 27th at the Fort Bliss Centennial Club.  Mr. Gus Rodriguez, handed over the responsibility of the Chapter to Mr. John Baily.  Mr.

Presidential Changes   inside the Omar Bradley Chapter

Aug - 21

Memorial Day marks the beginning of many moves and changes of command and responsibilities at Fort Bliss.  The Bradley Chapter would like to bid those changing command, changing responsibility or PCS’ing from Fort Bliss, a special thanks for your support of the Chapter, AUSA and the City of El Paso.  We treasure your friendship and hope that your stay in our community will be time reflect on good memories and strong friendships.  Safe travels!

Season for Change

Jun - 14

PROGRAM DEADLINE:       Aug 1, 2014



Apr - 25

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has developed a mobile phone app to give Texas veterans quick access to crisis hotlines and other resources.

Please follow this link to connect to the app.

New App Connects Texas Veterans to Hotlines, Resources !!

Apr - 23

The Omar N. Bradley Chapter of AUSA hosted its 35th Annual General of the Army Omar N. Bradley Leadership Awards Banquet sponsored by First Light Federal Credit Union. 

Each year the Chapter presents the awards to outstanding Soldiers in ....

Bradley Chapter Presents Leadership Awards 2014

Apr - 16

Chapter President, Gus Rodriguez and Incoming President, John Baily, visit with the leaders of AUSA during their visit to Washington, DC.


The Chapter leaders were part of a delegation of El Paso Chamber leaders that went to the nation’s Capital to advocate for Fort Bliss. 


Chapter Leaders Visit the AUSA National HQ

Apr - 1

While participating in the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce spring visit to Washington, DC, Chapter leaders, Gus Rodriguez and John Baily had an opportunity to visit with the sponsors of the Hiring our Hero’s Program, the US Chamber of Commerce, the Soldier for Life Program, the Army G-1, LTG Howard Bromberg and the Department of Labor.     .....

Working for you!

Apr - 1

Folks, I want to clarify my rationale for AUSA's opposing the use of a commission to determine Army force structure. There are several reasons why I believe it is unnecessary, in addition to the rationale I expressed in my letter to congressional leaders. Here are some additional thoughts.

Message from the President Gordon Sullivan

Mar - 12

The Bradley Chapter encourages all members to participate in the Annual Spring Membership Drive.

The goal of the Chapter is to reach a membership of 5000 which will assure that the Chapter will once again win the National trophy for the Division with the Greatest Increase in Individual Membership. 


Bradley Chapter Spring Membership Drive !!

Feb - 25

Security Service – Grand Opening of their Missouri Branch 


Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce – Hooah on a great event, the Fort Bliss Hire our Hero’s Job Fair

Chapter Shout outs !

Feb - 25

Go to section about us, where you can find and read whole letter from the president Gus J. Rodriguez. In the letter you will find current information and vision of the AUSA - Omar Bradley Chapture.

Letter from the President Gus J. Rodriguez

Feb - 24