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Defense News, C4ISRNET, Army Times to publish official and exclusive show dailies for AUSA Annual 2021

Written by Stephanie Gildea August 2, 2021 0 comment

Arlington, VA., August 2, 2021 – Sightline Media Group, the parent company of Defense News and Army Times, and the Association of the United States Army announced an agreement making Sightline the publisher of the official, exclusive show daily for Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting 2021. Defense News/Army Times have been the official publishers of the show daily since 2014.

This year, the Defense News/Army Times AUSA Show Daily will once again be published for each of the three days of the show – Oct. 11, 12, and 13. It will be distributed to the thousands of Army decision-makers, soldiers and civilians who attend the prestigious annual event at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, District of Columbia.

Defense News, C4ISRNET, and Army Times will be responsible for reporting, writing and producing all content for the show dailies, arranging printing and distribution, and securing advertising and sponsorship sales for the AUSA show dailies. “Sightline’s award-winning journalists are primed to take on this effort once again and ready to keep readers up-to-date on the latest happenings with the Army and the Defense Department at this year’s show” said Mike Gruss, editor-in-chief of Sightline Media Group.

“AUSA is thrilled to continue working with Defense News, Army Times, and C4ISRNET. Sightline brings a unique global perspective and multimedia capabilities. Their unmatched audience reach and trust factors are perfectly aligned to cover North America’s largest defense exposition,” said Alex Brody, Director of Meetings for AUSA.

In addition to the print and digital show dailies, Sightline Media Group will also produce breakfast events at the show, conduct roundtable discussions, distribute a daily email outlook each morning, as well as compile an overall digital recap page after the event. New SMB advertising opportunities have also been added to Sightline’s suite of products available for sponsorship. To get alerts about Sightline’s AUSA events, sign up for the Defense News Events Newsletter. To receive the daily recap newsletter, sign up for the Defense News Digital Show Daily Newsletter. For advertising inquiries please contact


About the Association of the United States Army (AUSA)

The Association of the United States Army is a nonprofit, educational and professional development association serving America’s Army and supporters of a strong national defense. AUSA provides a voice for the Army, supports the Soldier, and honors those who have served in order to advance the security of the nation.


As the Army’s premier, nonprofit, educational and professional association, we:

  • Educate those we serve (Soldiers and their families, Army civilians, retired Soldiers and veterans, and the businesses and industries that support the Army) with programs, products, resources and events
  • Inform our members, Congress and the American public about issues affecting America’s Army – Regular Army, Army National Guard and Army Reserve, and
  • Connect America’s Total Army, its industry partners, like-minded associations and other supporters at the national, regional and chapter levels.


About Sightline Media Group 

Sightline Media Group is the leading news organization covering military, defense, public sector, federal technology, C4ISR and cyber defense. Our independent, award-winning journalism offers coverage from around the globe, from Sightline headquarters in the Washington, DC area to bureaus and correspondents in the U.S. and around the world. Our portfolio of multimedia products — web, mobile, TV, print and custom publishing — provides our audiences and clients with the information and insights they need to thrive and grow, For more information, visit


For more information:

Stephanie Gildea | VP of Marketing
Sightline Media Group

Jerry Foley | Vice President, Global Sales & Strategy
Sightline Media Group

Alex Brody | Director, Meetings
Association of the United States Army
Phone:  703-907-2665