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Reservists Close in on Overdue Recognition

By CAPT Marshall A. Hanson, USNR (Ret.)

On Monday, Oct. 28, the House passed the Honor America's Guard-Reserve Retirees Act, H.R. 1405, which gives all those Reserve Force members with...

Richard O. Wightman, Jr. urges commission to consider unique role of the Reserve Component during the last decade of war

By Jenny Swigoda

  In a hearing before the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force,...
Today in front of the national World War II memorial, ROA demanded an end to the government shutdown, emphasizing the disproportionate impact on Reserve service members and their families.   Participating in a nationally televised press...

Fallen Heroes and Families Assistance Act will ensure appropriations through a government shutdown

By Jenny Swigoda

ROA Content Manager

After an egregious oversight and widespread outrage from service members, their...

After the unsuccessful push of H.Res.370, ROA lends support of legislation that would amend the Pay our Military Act (H.R.3210)

By Jenny Swigoda
ROA Content Manager

Earlier in the week, the Senate voted down H.Res.370, a...

Q: Will I get paid while the government is shut down?

A: The short answer is under a recently passed law active duty service members (including reserve components on annual training) will get paid, but inactive duty members (including...

Only “excepted" military operations will be allowed to continue to drill

By Jenny Swigoda

ROA, Content Manager

With the threat of a possible government shutdown looming, a senior defense official outlined consequences for...

To achieve $50 billion in DoD savings in Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15), the Stimson Center proposed 27 recommendations including Pentagon management reforms, changes to force structure, and reduced modernization costs, including changes to Reserve...

By Bob Feidler

Funding for the federal government must be approved prior to Oct. 1, or there is a risk of a partial government shutdown. It is not likely to have a major impact on national security – but there are some unanswered...

By CAPT Marshall A. Hanson, USNR (Ret.)    “The general advocacy policies of the Association shall be established by adoption of resolutions as mandates by the National Convention, the National Council or the Executive Committee.” ROA Constitution,...

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