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AUSA ‘CALL TO DUTY – BOOTS ON THE GROUND’ PROGRAM

18 Sep 06. The Association of the U.S. Army’s Annual Meeting & Exposition, “Call to
Duty – Boots on the Ground,” will be held October 9-11 at the Washington
Convention Center, Washington, DC.

This is a schedule of events:

Monday, 9 October
0700-1900
AUSA Registration Desk/Ticket Pick-up Open East Convention Registration
Area

0730-0900
Guard & Reserve Leadership Breakfast (ticketed event)
Speaker: SMA Kenneth O. Preston, Sergeant Major of the Army

0900-1700
Exhibit Hall Open

0930-1115
Opening Ceremony
Speaker: HON Francis J. Harvey, Secretary of the Army

1230-1400
Sergeant Major of the Army Awards Luncheon
Speaker: GEN Richard A. Cody, Vice Chief of Staff, United States Army

ROTC Luncheon (ticketed event)
Speaker: GEN William S. Wallace Commanding General, United States Army
Training and Doctrine Command (announcement of Soldier of the Year and
Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year)

Corporate Member Luncheon (ticketed event)
Speaker: GEN Burwell B. Bell III, Commander, United Nations
Command/Combined Forces Command/United States Forces Korea

1300-1700
ILW Book Program Author Presentations:
• BG (Ret.) John R. Scales, Sherman Invades Georgia
• Dr. John J. Tierney, Jr., Chasing Ghosts, Unconventional Warfare in
American History
• Col. (Ret) Dan Gerstein, Leading at the Speed of Light: New
Strategies for U.S. Security in the Information Age

• Col. (Ret) Kimberly Olson, USAF, Iraq and Back: Inside the War to Win
the Peace
• Maj. Seth Folsom, USMC, The Highway War: A Marine Company Commander
in Iraq
• Dr. Philip W. Blood, Hitler’s Bandit Hunters: The SS And the Nazi
Occupation of Europe
• Kevin Hymel, Patton’s Photographs: War as He Saw It
• Al J. Mauroni, Where Are the WMD’s?: The Reality of Chem-bio Threats
on the Home Front And the Battlefront
• Dr. Ed Wood, Mud: A Military History
• Tom Johnson, To The Limit: An Air Cav Huey Pilot in Vietnam

1330-1500
ILW Contemporary Military Forum
“Actionable Intelligence for the Commander and Soldier”
Lead Speaker: LTG John F. Kimmons, Deputy Chief of Staff, Army G-2
LTG James J. Lovelace, Jr., Deputy Chief of Staff/G-3/5/7
LTG Carl A. Strock, Chief of Engineers/Commanding General, U.S. Army
Corps of Engineers
MG David M. Rodriguez, CG, 82d ABN DIV
LTC Andrea Thompson, G2, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)

1400-1630
ILW Contemporary Military Forum
“Developing the Future Modular Force”
Lead Speaker: GEN William S. Wallace, Commanding General, United States
Army Training and Doctrine Command
LTG John M. Curran, Deputy Commanding General/Director, Futures Center
(Army Capabilities Integration Center)
LTG David F. Melcher, Deputy Chief of Staff/G-8
MG Charles A. Cartwright, Program Manager, Future Combat System (Brigade
Combat Team)
MG Robert M. Williams, Commanding General, U.S. Army Armor Center and
School
Mr. Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing VP and General Manager for Combat Systems
and Program Manager of the Future Combat Systems

1400-1630
Military Family Forum I
“Answering the Call to Support Our Soldiers and Families”

1830-2015
President’s Reception (ticketed event)

Tuesday, 10 October
0800-1700

AUSA Registration Desk/Ticket Pick-up Open
East Convention Registration Area

0700-0950
Sergeant Major of the Army Conference (SFCs and above)
Speaker: SMA Kenneth O. Preston, Sergeant Major of the Army

0900-1700
Exhibit Hall Open

0900-1100
ILW Contemporary Military Forum
“Sustaining the All-Volunteer Force”
Lead Speaker: Mr. Daniel B. Denning, Assistant Secretary of the Army for
Manpower and Reserve Affairs

0800-1230
Eisenhower National Security Series
“Irregular Warfare – Counterinsurgency Implications an

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