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Introduction

The Army Aviation Association of America is a not-for-profit organization with many constituencies to include Active Duty, Reserve Component, Civilian, Industry, Retired, affiliated organizations, and friends of Army Aviation. Regardless of interests and motivations there is one indisputable and overriding focus that the AAAA membership would agree upon as it's purpose: To Support the United States Army Aviation Soldier.

Purpose

To Support the United States Army Aviation Soldier

  • This statement becomes the touchstone for National and Chapter decisions/actions.
  • The metric to judge the effectiveness of decisions/actions should be based on the answer to 'How does this relate to supporting the U.S. Army Aviation Soldier?'

 

Goals and Objectives

Goals and Objectives are key elements of the strategic planning road map that will chart the course of AAAA for the next several years. Goal: describes what is to be achieved. Objectives: support how a goal will be accomplished.

Click on the individual goals below to see the objectives.

Goal 1: (Capstone)
AAAA will be the Advocate which supports the U.S. Army Aviation Soldier.

Goal 2
Provide resources (financial & other) to AAAA Chapters / Military Organizations / Individuals to support US Army Aviation Soldiers.

Goal 3
Provide forums for the Army Community to interface on Army Aviation related topics.

Goal 4
Facilitate communication of Army Aviation initiatives with Senior Leaders.

Goal 5
Establish / expand professional relationships with other branches and military / civilian Aviation oriented associations.

Goal 6
Grow the AAAA Membership.

 

Goal 1: (Capstone)

AAAA will be the Advocate which supports the U.S. Army Aviation Soldier.

Objectives:

  • Educate Federal / State / Local officials on Army Aviation requirements.
  • Establish clear lines of communication to receive input and transmit information.
  • Recognize the accomplishments of Aviation Soldiers / Civilians.
  • Identify / prioritize initiatives to support the Aviation Soldier.

 

 

Goal 2

Provide resources (financial & other) to AAAA Chapters / Military Organizations / Individuals to support US Army Aviation Soldiers.

Objectives:

  • Identify initiatives that require resources to support the Army Aviation Soldier. Action: AAAA Chapters / Army Aviation Branch Chief / AMCOM CG / PEO Aviation / Combat Readiness Center (CRC) CG
  • For monetary resources, prioritize in-cycle requests and recommend allocations. Action: Secretary-Treasurer, Fiscal Committee, other Committees based on the initiative.
  • Make decisions that demonstrate resolve to accomplish this goal. Action: National Executive Board (NEB) and Chapters.

 

 

Goal 3

Provide forums for the Army Community to interface on Army Aviation related topics.

Objectives:

  • Structure a robust Professional Agenda for the annual AAAA Conventions. Action: Branch Chief / Convention Committee.
  • Submit articles for publication. Action: Active / ARNG / USAR / Civilian / Retiree / Industry / AAAA Chapters / Affiliated Organizations / Individuals. AAAA Editor and Contributing Editor: develop/execute the Media Plan and request help from NEB as required.
  • Tell the Army Aviation Story. Action: Assign a Committee to develop and produce a CD for export to the Hill and other influencers.
  • Provide Professional Development opportunities at Chapter Meetings. Action: Chapter President

 

 

Goal 4

Facilitate communication of Army Aviation initiatives with Senior Leaders.

Objectives:

  • Host semi-annual Senior Executive Associate (SEA) meetings to champion Army Aviation issues. Action: Strategic Planning Committee.
  • Identify issues. Action: VCSA / Branch Chief / AMCOM CG / PEO Aviation / CRC CG
  • Prioritize issues. Action: AAAA National Executive Group (NEG) working in concert with the VCSA, Branch Chief, AMCOM CG, and PEO Aviation.
  • Communicate issues to Senior Executive Associates for discussion/action. Action: VCSA / Branch Chief / AMCOM CG / PEO Aviation
  • Assign actions to Senior Executive Associates. Action: SEA Chair.

 

Goal 5

Establish / expand professional relationships with other branches and military / civilian Aviation oriented associations.

Objectives:

  • Establish a relationship with other branch professional organizations (Armor, Infantry Associations, etc.). Action: AAAA President
  • Establish a professional relationship with Aviation organizations of mutual interest (e.g. VHPA, AHS, Heritage, Mohawk, Birddogs, etc). Action: Assign responsibilities to a VP

 


Goal 6

Grow the AAAA Membership.

Objectives:

  • Support the Army Aviation Soldiers in the Total Force. Action: NEB & Chapters. Positive actions will speak for themselves and stimulate membership growth.
  • Establish Sub-committees to represent issues from other membership groups:
    • RC Sub-Committee focus on the 52% of the Army Aviation population. Action: Senior VP
    • Support the Industry Representative initiatives. Action: Senior VP
    • Appoint VP's and Members-at-Large to form Sub-Committees to represent: Active Officer, Warrant Officer, NCO, & Enlisted / Retired / DA Civilian. Action: Senior VP with other VP's.
  • Develop a Membership Theme, such as 'Professionals Belong to Professional Organizations' or 'AAAA – Your Professional Organization'. Action: President & Senior VP.
  • Every member sponsors a new member campaign. Action: Senior VP & Chapters
  • Produce a Video CD for Chapters to tell the story of how AAAA supports the Army Aviation Soldier. Action: President