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AUSA Suncoast Chapter

Welcome to the Suncoast Chapter – Association of the United States Army Website.

Welcome to the Suncoast Chapter- Association of the United States Army Website.

We are actively supporting America’s Army-Active, National Guard, Reserve, Civilians, Retirees, Government Civilians, Wounded Warriors, Gold Star Families, scholarships for fallen comrades relatives and citizens who support our Army. The strength of our chapter is in membership, corporate and individuals.

We support numerous programs in the Tampa Bay area. The ROTC and JROTC Programs, The Gold Star Mothers, Wounded Warriors, USO and numerous other organizations. We welcome your comments on how we can improve our Chapter. We have some great upcoming events for 2018. We are hosting the AUSA 3rd Region Conference on 22-24 March 2018 at the Hilton Tampa Downtown, the HOOAH Golf Classic on 20 April 2018 at the MAFB Golf Course which is a US Army Ball Fundraising event and culminating with the US Army 243d Birthday Ball on 9 June 2018 at the Hilton Tampa Downtown. This event is co-hosted by AUSA Suncoast Chapter and USCENTCOM.

Looking forward to your participation in these events.

Jorge E. Rodriguez
Col. USA (ret)
AUSA Suncoast Chapter
Suncoast Chapter Counties

Our Mission


AUSA represents every American Soldier by:

  • Being the voice for all components of America’s Army

  • Fostering public support of the Army’s role in national security

  • Providing professional education and information programs

Our Vision


As the premier voice for America’s Soldiers, we are a dedicated team committed to building the best professional and representative association for the world’s best Army.

Our Values


  • Excellence

  • Innovation

  • Professionalism

  • Inclusiveness

  • Integrity

  • Responsiveness


Whether you are interested in membership, making a donation, or want to participate in an AUSA event there are a number of reasons why you should lend your support to AUSA.


AUSA is a professional association for the American soldier – but it is also  here to serve the entire Army – Regular Army, National Guard, Reserve, Retired Soldiers, Government Civilians, Wounded Warriors, Veterans, concerned citizens and family members.


AUSA speaks out for the men and women of the United States Army who proudly serve our country.


In fulfilling our mission to support the Soldiers, their families the AUSA, the Suncoast Chapter and others contribute over $5,000,000 to awards, scholarships, and support of soldier and family programs annually.