AUSA Celebration Honoring the 244th Birthday of US Army

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AUSA Celebration Honoring the 244th Birthday of US Army

Saturday, June 8th VIP  and social hour 1800-1900. Formal function 1900- 2100 hrs. Dancing 2100-2400 hrs

Celebrate the Army’s 244th birthday and remember the 75th Anniversary of D Day. We’ll celebrate the Army’s 244th birthday with fine dining, top notch entertainment, and inspirational words from some of our most senior leaders. All just steps away from Tampa Harbor. You can register now by filling out the form on the right. Or scroll down to see the complete schedule of events. We look forward to seeing you there.

The Venue

Set in the heart of bustling downtown Tampa, Florida, the contemporary Hilton Tampa Downtown will be the site of the AUSA Celebration Honoring the 244th Birthday of US Army.

The  Hilton is the 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award recipient.  It includes a rooftop swimming pool, whirlpool and sundeck, 24-hour fitness center, 211 Restaurant and Lounge, and a Starbucks café.

The Hilton Tampa Downtown hotel rooms are designed with comfort and convenience in mind, providing a place to unwind or to catch up on work. Explore the various types of rooms and amenities, and choose the space that’s right for you.

The Tampa Army Ball Committee is pleased to announce that they have reserved a number of rooms at the Hilton Tampa Downtown.

Hilton Tampa Downtown
211 North Tampa St. Tampa FL 33602
Tel: 813-204-3000

For questions, please contact

Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel
200 N Ashley Drive
Tampa FL 33602
Tel: 813-223-2222
Tel: 888-627-81053

Embassy Suites
513 South Florida Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
Tel: 913-769-8300

The Westin Tampa Harbour Island
725 South Harbour Island Blvd
Tampa FL 33602
Tel: 813-229-5000

Keynote Speaker

Our keynote speaker for the AUSA Celebration Honoring the 244th Birthday of US Army will be General Carter F. Ham, U.S. Army, Retired.

General Ham is the president and chief executive officer of the Association of the United States Army. He is an experienced leader who has led at every level from platoon to geographic combatant command. He is also a member of a very small group of Army senior leaders who have risen from private to four-star general.

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Hilton Tampa Downtown

Hotel Reservations

Hilton Tampa Downtown

211 North Tampa Street
Tampa, FL 33602
Tel: +1-813-204-3000

Hotel Reservations

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Army Ball?

Hilton Tampa Downtown

  • 211 North Tampa St
  • Tampa, FL 33602
  • Tel + 1-813-204-3000

When is the Army Ball?

The event is  Saturday, June 8th, 2019. The event begins at 1800-1900 Cocktail and Social Hour. Formal Ceremony goes from 1900 till 2100.  Dancing 2100-2400.

What should I wear to the Army Ball?

Dress Blues, Dress Mess, or service equivalent.
Black tie / formal evening wear.

What is the menu?

You can expect top-notch dining and entertainment this year. Dinner will be a multi-course meal with a selection of the chef’s custom plated beef and chicken, or vegetarian entrees. Dinner will include salads, rolls, and coffee.

How much are the Tickets?

Regular Pricing: 

  • $15.00 (currently serving E1-E4 and JROTC/ROTC Cadets)
  • $25.00 (currently serving E5-E6)
  • $75.00 (all others)

Army Ball Tampa Corporate Sponsors

AUSA Suncoast
Hilton Tampa Downtown
Lockheed Martin
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