The AUSA is a private, non-profit professional and educational organization that supports America's Army - Regular Army, National Guard, Reserve, Retirees, Government Civilians, Wounded Warriors, Veterans, concerned citizens and family members. AUSA provides numerous Professional Development Opportunities at a variety of events both local and national.

The Pikes Peak Chapter serves as a liaison between the Army and our local civilian communities throughout southern Colorado. We assist in educating the public about the needs for a strong national defense and the impact our Army organizations have on our local communities and the state of Colorado. Most importantly, we participate in a variety of programs and events in the support of our deployed Soldiers and their families.



Secretary of the Army Ryan D. McCarthy swears in CSM (R) and Past President of the Pikes Peak Chapter-AUSA, Terrance McWilliams as Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army (CASA), Colorado South, at a Ft Carson Ceremony

Association of the United States Army Pikes Peak Chapter

ausa national & PPC bylaws


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

1950 - Since 1950, the Association of the United States Army has worked to support all aspects of national security while advancing the interests of America's Army and the men and women who serve. The United States Infantry Association and The United States Field Artillery Association merged their identities in 1950.

1955 - In 1955 the United States Antiaircraft Association merged with the combined organization.




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Scott Leeling


Pikes Peak Chapter

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.



Continued Challenge (Besides COVID-19):

Growth & Max Renewal!

Membership as of  8 May 2021: 1480

Happy Spring to all! It’s hard to believe how time flies and we're already going into May.  There is so much we as a team have accomplished, especially considering the havoc Covid-19 has caused for over more than a year now.  Our Chapter is flourishing despite all the restrictions and issues associated with the virus.  I wanted to thank everyone for the continued hard work serving our Soldiers and their families.  With Covid-19 finally calming down, we're starting to see more opportunities to do things in person. Here are some planned activities so far:

  • We've continued to work with the Fort Carson Leadership to incorporate a new and unique AUSA in-processing briefing, and our initial run will be the first week of May.
  • We continue to partner with the Pikes Peak Sergeants Major Association and will be attending their 10th Annual charity golf tournament on the 21st of May.  Check-in time is 0630 at Cheyenne Shadows Golf Course on Fort Carson.  For more details, see our flyer on this website.
  • Also sometime during the last week of May we are planning to conduct a Pikes Peak AUSA Chapter General Membership Meeting.  This GMM is to be a breakfast event at the Elk Horn on Fort Carson.  MTF when locked-in.
  • In addition, I wanted to ensure everyone is tracking that AUSA Region Seven will be hosting the Annual Regional Conference in Cheyenne, Wyoming June 10th thru 13th at Little America Cheyenne.  Watch for more info TBP on our website and Facebook.
  • In partnership with the 4th ID, we will present gift cards and AUSA memberships to the winners of the quarterly best Soldier and NCO program.
  • An opportunity will be available to volunteer at the annual mutton busting competition, which is part of the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo 14-17 July, more to follow on this too.

Again, as we push forward into the summer, rest assured that the state of the Chapter is strong, our Executive Committee is amazing and we will continue to Educate, Inform and Connect with our community partners, organizational partners, Soldiers and their families.  I wish you and your families a fantastic spring and summer!!!!!!  Please be safe, stay healthy and thank you for all you do each and every day!!!!

SGM (R) Scott Leeling, President, PPC-AUSA

The basic charter of the Association of the United States Army is a document dated 5 July 1950 - a "Certificate of Reincorporation of the United States Infantry Association as The Association of the United States Army."  This certificate was issued by the government of the District of Columbia in response to the petition of the United States Infantry Association as a result of an agreement with the United States Field Artillery Association.

One extract from that certificate is of particular significance: "(2) the particular business and objects of the ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATE ARMY as reincorporated shall be wholly educational, literary, scientific, fostering esprit de corps, dissemination of professional knowledge and the promotion of the efficiency of the Army components of the Armed Forces of our Country ...."

Under the terms of this certificate, the Internal Revenue Service has granted the national association exemption from federal income under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  This exemption is subject to review at any time and is dependent upon the association's adherence to the activities mentioned in the extract quoted above.

AUSA National BYLAWS (Current)

PPC-AUSA BYLAWS (Updated for 2019/2023)





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

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