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Current Network Recognition Voice and Support News

AAAA Provides Networking Opportunities

  • 2016 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit - 4/28-30
    * Networking Exhibit Center - Over 250 Army & Industry Exhibitors on the Floor!
    * Over 9000 Attendees Each Year
    * Warriors To the Workforce Hiring Event taking place for transitioning Army Aviation Soldiers
    * Visit the AAAA Community Booth!
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AAAA Recognizes Excellence

The 2016 Summit will recognize...
♦ 15 Outstanding Army Aviation Individuals and Units
♦ 3 New Members of the Army Aviation Hall of Fame will be Inducted
   * CW5 Edmund W. Hubard, III
   * COL Harvey E. Stewart
   * GEN James D. Thurman

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AAAA is Your Voice

At the 2016 Summit…
♦ Join thousands in the General Sessions to hear Leadership messages
♦ Stop by the AAAA Community Booth and let us know how we can make your membership experience even better!
♦ Follow us on Facebook, Twitter #16SUMMIT and LinkedIN
Army Aviation Congressional Caucus; The Military Coalition ; Senior Associates;
Check out ARMYAVIATIONmagazine.com

Supporting the soldier and family

AAAA Supports the U.S. Army Aviation Soldier and Family

  • At the 2016 Summit...
    Soldier Appreciation Dinner Concert featuring Kellie Pickler - Trace Adkins
    ♦ Soldier Cafe' provides Soldiers and their families with discounted meals and a place for rest, relaxation, and fun!
    ♦ Chapter Sponsored Soldiers will enjoy the Summit experience
    ♦ Spouse Professional Sessions are new this year!
    ♦ 3 cool spouse events are being offered - register now as they are filling up fast!

Army Aviation Hall of Fame 2004 Induction

LTG John W. Woodmansee Jr. (Ret.) entered flight school in 1957 as a second lieutenant and remained on flight status until he retired in 1989 as the Commanding General of V Corps. He is believed to be the first Army aviator to fly solo with night-vision goggles, doing this in 1963.

While serving in Vietnam in Huey gunships, Woodmansee was recommended by the Marines for the Navy Cross. On his second Vietnam tour, Woodmansee commanded the 7th Sqdn, 1st Cav in the Delta, the largest air cavalry squadron in Vietnam. During his two years of combat flying in Vietnam he logged more than 1,500 combat hours and was awarded the Silver Star, five Distinguished Flying Crosses and the Air Medal with valor device.

After serving as a White House Fellow for Secretaries of State Dean Rusk and William Rogers in the late 1960s, Woodmansee was assigned to U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command where he identified critical aviation organizational and material needs in Combat Developments. As the two-star DA DSCOPS Force Developer, he pushed these changes through the system. He commanded the 2nd Armored Division before being promoted to command of V Corps in Germany. After retiring from active duty, he served on the Defense Science Board, and continues to work critical aviation issues while serving on the Army Science Board.