ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (July 23, 2019) — The Rock Island Arsenal Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (RIA AUSA) will host its 20th Annual Military Charity Golf Tournament on Friday, September 13, 2019, at Glynn’s Creek Golf Course. It will feature celebrity golfer SMA Kenneth Preston, the 13th Sergeant Major of the Army and current Vice President for Noncommissioned Officer abd Soldier Programs at the Association of the United States Army in Arlington, Virginia.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (June 5, 2019) — The Rock Island Arsenal Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (RIA AUSA) will host a news conference featuring Hershel Woody Williams, Chief Warrant Officer, W-4, the last surviving United States Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient from WWII.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (May 31, 2019) — The Rock Island Arsenal Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (RIA AUSA) will host a news conference featuring Hershel Woody Williams, the last surviving United States Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient from WWII.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (May 8, 2019) — The Rock Island Arsenal Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (RIA AUSA) will host a Young Professionals event on Wednesday, May 29, 5:30–7:30 PM, at the Rock Island Arsenal Museum. Designed to build connections and leadership skills, 28 participants will engage in two activities:

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (May 8, 2019) — The Rock Island Arsenal Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (RIA AUSA) will host a signing event for new sculpture, the Freedom Medallion, released for the first time Memorial Day weekend. On Saturday, May 25th, at the Isabel Bloom Moline Studio, 1505 River Drive, 10AM–1PM, artist Donna Young will be on hand to sign sculptures purchased with all proceeds to benefit the local military community through Chapter support.

WASHINGTON DC (May 6, 2019) — Blue Star Families announces the launch of the 2019 Military Family Lifestyle Survey, available online now at

LATHAM, NEW YORK (February 14, 2019) — Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the recent promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.

Miranda Banks from Cheektowaga, Illinois and assigned to the 42nd Infantry Division Band received a promotion to the rank of Sergeant.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Veterans Memorial Parkway Friday, December, 14th, 4:00 PM Please join us for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony celebrating the opening of Veterans Memorial Parkway. The ceremony will begin promptly at 4:00pm. The road will be officially opened following the ceremony.

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Welcome

Project Remarks and Thank you

Project Construction

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WQUD-FM 107.7 Vintage Radio’s third annual “Stuff for the Troops” drive has already shipped 228 “We Care Packages” overseas to U.S. Troops serving in all branches of our military in appreciation of their service this holiday season. A project that started small has grown to raise over $10,000 in monetary and item donations and will reach this year’s goal of sending over ONE TON of goods to the troops this year.

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