AMERICAN WARRIORS FACT SHEET
An affiliate club of the ACA Business Club of Kansas City
Serves as the cultural and communities intersection between the environments of the military-support community and the GKC business community.
American Warriors, thus, have access to the people and resources of both communities.
1. What is / Who are American Warriors?
Members of KC AUSA and / or the ACA Business Club (and their guests) who have personal affinity or experience with the military; are patriotic citizens; and / or are interested in the things that matter to our military services and the people who serve / support for the protection of our constitution, freedom, and way of life.
KC AUSA is a member of the ACA Club through a special strategic partnership that affords members of both organizations access to their networks, resources, and individuals.
2. What is Association of the US Army (AUSA)? www.ausa.org
An educational Non-profit (501c3) established in 1950
Purpose: Provide a Voice for the Army and Support for the Soldier
No exclusivity for who can be an Individual Member or Community Partner
“Do you value the strength of our national military”?
“Do you support our men and women in service”?
3. What is KC AUSA? www.kcausa.org www.facebook.com/kcausa
The local AUSA chapter that serves the Greater Kansas City Metro
Founded in September 1999; led by an all-volunteer leadership team
Mission: We are a voice for the Army in the Greater Kansas City area that supports Soldiers, civilians, veterans, and their families through educational programs and community outreach.
4. What does KC AUSA do?
Educational programs; Community Outreach; Community Events and Activities; Soldier and Family Support Fund Grants; Officer Saber Award to Senior ROTC programs
Priority program focus on 1) transitioning military, 2) young professionals, and 3) facilitating meaningful connections between the military, business, and social communities of GKC
Events or activities every month of various formats and audience
Chapter programs include:
Army Birthday Celebration – SAVE THE DATE: Sat, June 13, 2020
The Purple Connection – April and August
NEW: Veterans Leadership Transition Course
Cooperation and support to other military associations, military-support non-profit, and community organizations
Support to Community Partners (i.e. KC Army Recruiting BN, Grantham University, Marriott-Downtown; WWI National Museum, Park University; etc)
5. How can you get involved?
Leadership Team – we seek volunteers for various functional committees
Networking - The Purple Connection (TPC), Young Professionals Network (YPN), GKC Chamber of Commerce, ACA Business Club, Business / Community Partners
Community Engagement Events – ROTC Awards and Commissioning; local unit Changes of Command; Military-focused career events; Flag-planting for Memorial Day; Celebration at the Station; Sprint Veteran’s Day Event; Wreathes Across America, etc.
Volunteer to be a project officer or participant in an event or activity
Engage with local city officials or community influencers to affect the laws and regulations that affect our local military community
Go to https://www.ausa.org/membership for membership information.
TALK TO AN AMERICAN WARRIORS MEMBER TODAY!
MAJ (R) Emma Toops, firstname.lastname@example.org
KC AUSA Chapter President & Chair / Co-Founder of American Warriors
BG (R) Bryan Wampler, email@example.com
KC AUSA Vice President of Membership
MAJ (R) Wanda Booth, firstname.lastname@example.org
KC AUSA Member & Co-Chair of American Warriors