The AUSA Family Readiness Directorate is proud to host three military family forums as well as a number of networking events at the 2018 AUSA Annual Meeting. Please join in person or online.

Military Family Forum I: The Sixteen Indicators of Family Readiness

Monday, 8 October
1400-1630
Room 207AB
This forum will provide an overview of research from the past ten years on Military Family Resilience. Army programs seeking to enhance family resilience including the Chaplaincy, Family/MWR, Office of the Surgeon General, Military OneSource, and TRICARE will present and answer your questions.

Military Family Forum II: An Update on Military Spouse Employment Initiatives and Financial Readiness Programs

Tuesday, 9 October
0900-1130
Room 207AB
Join us for a frank discussion on what the Department of Defense, the Federal Government, and private organizations are doing to support military spouses in their career aspirations. The federal hiring process, spouse preference, home-based business policy, and childcare challenges and changes will be discussed.

Military Family Forum III: A Town Hall with Army Senior Leaders

Tuesday, 9 October
1400-1530
Room 207AB
Here is your chance to engage in a dialog with our Army senior leaders; the Honorable Mark Esper, General Mark Milley, and SMA Daniel Dailey. Both open mic and written questions will be accepted.

NETWORKING EVENTS

  • Family Readiness Networking Breakfast
    Monday, 8 October
    0730-0900
    207AB
     
    Join us for a buffet-style networking breakfast before the Annual Meeting opening ceremony. Military family members and supporters of military families are welcome. Seating is limited, purchase tickets early!
     
  • Family Readiness Munch and Mingle
    Tuesday, 9 October
    1200-1300
    207AB
     
    Join us for a “Munch and Mingle” with colleagues and old friends. Box lunch available for purchase prior to event but not necessary for entrance. To pre-order a box lunch, visit the ticketed events webpage to purchase.