Ticketed Event Descriptions

Annual Meeting event tickets available to the public:

Robert G. Moorhead National Guard and Army Reserve Breakfast. This breakfast recognizes outstanding chapter efforts in support of Reserve Component Soldiers and Families. Seating is limited to 500.

Opening Ceremony. Opening Ceremony includes remarks from CEO & President, AUSA and the Secretary of the Army; Awards for: GEN Creighton W. Abrams Medal; MG Biddle Medal; LTG McClain Medal; MG Rudder Medal; SMA Bainbridge Medal; Cribbins Award; Volunteer Family of the Year; AUSA National Service Award; other Chapter and Division/Command Awards.

President’s Reception. This year’s theme is Welcome Back! This no host event provides the opportunity to meet Army leadership, socialize with colleagues, and greet old friends.

Warrant Officers Breakfast. This breakfast is an opportunity for Officers to hear from an Army Senior Leader on issues of critical importance to the Army Warrant Officer community. Seating is limited to 120.

Modern Protocol and Evolving Traditions; the value of protocol and traditions in the 21st Century. This is an Army Family event. Predictability takes the pressure off, so everyone knows what to do and how to do it. Protocol has symbolic value such as exchanging rings and vows during the wedding ceremony. Military weddings with a twist! How to keep traditions alive in your unit! Seating is limited to 125.

David D. Eisenhower Luncheon. Our keynote speaker, the Chief of Staff of the Army, will deliver the State of the Army address during this special luncheon. Tickets are not transferable; seating is assigned by AUSA.

Army Civilian Luncheon. The luncheon is to open to US government civilians and recognizes the outstanding Department of the Army Civilians of the Year. Seating is limited to 320.

George Catlett Marshall Memorial Reception & Dinner. As the last event of the Annual Meeting, this black-tie reception and dinner honors the recipient of the AUSA’s most prestigious award, the George C. Marshall Memorial Medal. This centerpiece event is attended by Army leadership, AUSA members, and industry partners. The 2021 Awardee is Sergeant Major of the Army (Retired) Kenneth O. Preston. The AUSA Board of Directors selected SMA Preston for his sustained commitment to the men and women of America’s armed forces. Tickets are not transferable; seating is assigned by AUSA.