JOPDS is a premier professional development opportunities available to Reserve junior officers and is one of the only professional development seminars to emphasize joint service participation. To date, more than a thousand young officers from all services have benefited from these ROA events. JOPDS is open to all serving Reservists (O1-O4 and WO1-CW4) and is a reimburseable expense when attending on orders.
Registration for JOPDS Longbeach includes: All Service Section meetings, Opening & Closing sessions, JOPDS Programs, offsite tour, table-top exhibits, breakfast and lunch on Thursday,...
Get in the Fight
The 2014 ROA National Convention is coming to Long Beach, CA. Mark your calendars and save the date for July 23-26, 2014.
ROA's National Convention is the cornerstone of our work to support a strong Reserve force. Delegates to the Convention form the direction of our association through critical votes and elections. These decisions drive our legislative agenda and direct the association's work in Washington and across the nation. There's no better chance to make a difference in our cause than by actively participating in this democratic process. Have your voice heard...
Your Reserve family has unique needs. Reserve Duty Has Unique demands. We’ve got the resources to balance both. Join The ROA STARS Foundation and corporate supporters of the reserve community for an afternoon of family support programming designed to strengthen your life as a Citizen Warrior.
This activity is free and open to all Reservists, Guardsmen and their families.
Kids Activities include:
Enter a contest for a FREE trip to Washington, DC by creating your Reserve family life collage
Help to paint a patriotic wall mural to be displayed in Washington, DC this fall
Join an on-lin...
Not a typical military job event. This Reserve-specific afternoon will provide unique insights and tools to advance in your civilian life. Meet executives from military-friendly and Fortune 500 companies including Amazon, Comcast, Farmers Insurance, Fox Networks Group, Verizon, and W.W. Grainger, Inc.
This seminar is free and open to all Reservists, Guardsmen and their families.
Achieving Five-Star Success in Your Military Career, Civilian Career, and Personal Life (1300-1500)
The ideal combination of work, family, and social can be difficult to achieve. Reservists h...
The Interallied Confederation of Reserve Officers, commonly referred to by its French acronym CIOR, represents the interests of over 1.3 million reservists across 36 participating nations within and beyond NATO, making it the world’s largest military reserve officer organization.
Founded in 1948 by the reserve officer associations of Belgium, France and the Netherlands, CIOR is now a NATO-affiliated, non-political and non-profit umbrella organization of member nations’ national reserve officer associations.
The CIOR meets twice a year – in the summer and winter – and they work through committ...
UPORFA consists of reserve officer organizations of Western Hemisphere countries which are members of the INTER-AMERICAN DEFENSE BOARD (IADB) plus Canada.
The purpose of UPORFA is to constitute a forum of goodwill, that promotes and advances the development and preservation of Democracy in order to assure mutual security and to develop military values within civilian societies that their respective Armed Forces defend, preserving the ethical, moral, and physical virtues that characterize military service. It is anticipated that the development of the aforementioned objectiv...