Swan, who served more than 35 years in the Army and retired last year as the commanding general, U.S. Army North and Fifth Army, will lead AUSA's educational mission by overseeing the Institute of Land Warfare, ARMY Magazine, and AUSA NEWS.
will interact with the Association's legislative staff in its outreach efforts to members of Congress, their staffs, the media, local and national leaders and the American public.
will also coordinate AUSA
's roll in fostering professional development that is in integral part the Association's Annual Meeting and Exposition
, symposia, forums and lecture series.
brings a wealth of experience and expertise to AUSA
said, "The Army and AUSA
have been very good to me and my family during my career.
The work that AUSA
does on behalf of the institution, the soldier and their families will allow me to continue to use my skills and experience to assist AUSA
in continuing its important mission in supporting our Army, our soldiers and family members."
In this position, Swan
will succeed Lt.
Gen. Ted Stroup, USA, Ret., who is retiring from AUSA on Dec. 31 after 16 years of dedicated service.