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AUSA Suncoast Chapter supports the Medal of Honor Convention

October 22-26, 2019,the Congressional Medal of Honor Convention was held in Tampa, FL with over 46 recipients attending. This evening, October 22, twenty  MOH heroes, young and old, attended a reception and concert at the Straz Performing Arts Center, Tampa, FL. AUSA Suncoast Chapter was represented as member Craig Gross  and Chapter Officer, JROTC VP, Toni Gross were [...]

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2019 Field of Honor Ceremony

Each quarter a solemn observance is held at the area's finest Veterans' park, Veterans' Memorial Park, Hillsborough county, Tampa, FL. Fallen military service members, first responders, state troopers, police, fire fighters, even those who were MIA, but no longer are...are remembered. This past Saturday, October 12, was a picture perfect day for the "Field of [...]

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JROTC Cadets, MREs and the 2019 DoD Warrior Games

JROTC Cadets, MREs and the 2019 DoD Warrior Games     This year’s DoD SOCOM Warrior Games were held June 21-28, 2019,  in the  Tampa Bay area. AUSA Suncoast Chapter partnered with Area 9 JROTC headed by COL Samuel T. Taylor III, ( r ), JROTC District Resource Teacher and Director of Army Instruction to support […]

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AUSA Suncoast Chapter Supports the Fisher Houses at James A. Haley VA Hospital

AUSA Suncoast Chapter Supports the Fisher Houses at James A. Haley VA Hospital AUSA Suncoast Chapter and Luis Zamora Bulla, award winning local Italian restaurant owner of “Vino E. Pasta”, Tampa, FL. teamed up to provide a delectable dinner for family members lodging at the Fisher Houses located on the campus of J A Haley […]

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JROTC Awards Ceremony Hillsborough High School

JROTC Awards Ceremony Hillsborough High School Craig Gross, AUSA member, attended the Hillsborough High School JROTC awards ceremony, Thursday, April 4,2019. Hillsborough High School the oldest high school in the county and the oldest JROTC program in the Bay Area. This unit is in the good hands and leadership of SAI LTC Demetrius Green ( […]

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2019 JROTC Cadet of the Year, Cadet MAJ Katherine Metheny

2019 JROTC Cadet of the Year, Cadet MAJ Katherine Metheny AUSA Suncoast Chapter President Eric Lien and JROTC VP Toni Gross attended the Hillsborough County JROTC Cadet of the Year Ceremony held at Freedom High School, Tampa, FL, Thursday, March 28, 2019. Ten top cadets were selected, C/LTC Rayna Drigo(Brandon High School), C/Capt Chi B. […]

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AUSA Chapter President and VP JROTC Programs attended the JROTC Ceremony at Steinbrenner High School

AUSA Chapter President, Eric Lien and VP JROTC Programs attended the JROTC Ceremony AUSA Chapter President, Eric Lien and VP JROTC Programs attended the JROTC Ceremony at Steinbrenner High School, Tampa, FL, Friday, March 29, 2019. This well executed program was conducted by SAI  CW4 Engasser. AUSA representatives Lien and Gross presented two AUSA medal […]

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AUSA Suncoast Chapter attends the “Mighty Dreadnaughts” football game, Lakeland, FL

AUSA Suncoast Chapter attends the “Mighty Dreadnaughts” football game, Lakeland, FL   JROTC VP Toni Gross, AUSA Suncoast Chapter recently attended the “Mighty Dreadnaughts” football game, Lakeland, FL. She attended at the invitation of Lakeland High School JROTC Cadet Robert Thompson and his mother, Andressa Hinton, pictured in the first photo. Cadet Robert Thompson and […]

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AUSA Suncoast Chapter President Eric Lien attends a solemn remembrance ceremony hosted by the Gold Star Fathers of Florida

AUSA Suncoast Chapter President Eric Lien attends a solemn remembrance ceremony hosted by the Gold Star Fathers of Florida New Suncoast AUSA President Eric Lien recently attended a solemn remembrance ceremony hosted by the Gold Star Fathers of Florida, Saturday, September 29, Palm Harbor, FL. This ceremony was held to honor Tampa Bay’s families of […]

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AUSA Suncoast Welcomes New Chapter President

AUSA Suncoast Chapter welcomes our new President, Eric Lien. This means we are saying goodbye to COL Rodriguez who served as president of AUSA Suncoast Chapter for 5 years. We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you, COL Rodriguez for your faithful service, welcome Eric. AUSA Suncoast Chapter new President, Eric Lien, poses […]

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