Feb. 10, 2010
Full convention coverage will appear in April publications, however you can catch up via ROA's social media outlets. Videos from the General Assemblies featuring speeches by Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki, Minuteman of the Year Sen. Blanche Lincoln, Minuteman Hall of Fame Inductee LTG Jack Stultz, and all the Reserve Chiefs are now available for viewing on ROA's YouTube channel.
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ROA Convention Moves Forward Amidst DC Blizzard
Despite the blizzard in Washington DC, ROA's convention went forward as planned. Attendance was over 500 registrants. If you registered, but cancelled with Erika Interiano by Feb. 7, ROA will give a full refund.
New ROA Charter's Redline Presented
Rep. Howard Coble's (R-NC) legislative director was on hand at the convention to present ROA with the redline version of the Reserve Officers Association Modernization Act of 2009 signed by the President, updating ROA’s congressional charter for the 21st century.
See the press release (pdf)
ROA Addresses Legislative Resolutions
The convention delegates reviewed and voted on a total of 48 new and expiring resolutions. Stay tuned for updates.
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Four Credit Unions Unite to Ensure No-Surcharge ATM Benefits for 12,000 NC National Guard
Four credit unions with military ties have signed Bilateral Agreements with State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) to help ensure NC National Guard personnel have access to no-surcharge Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) worldwide.
Feb. 12, 1973 - The release of U.S. POWs begins in Hanoi as part of Operation Homecoming. The first 20 POWs arrived to a hero's welcome at Travis Air Force Base in California Feb. 14. The last of the 591 American POWs returned home in March of that year.
"No man has a right to withhold his support from an organization that is striving to improve conditions within his sphere."
~ President Theodore Roosevelt
ROA National Conventions
Feb. 7-10, 2010
Jan. 29-Feb. 2, 2011
2010 National Council Meeting
June 25-27, 2010
Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas
PHOTO OF THE WEEK:
Spc. Anthony Pariseau, an infantryman with Company B, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, serves as a demonstrator for a class of Iraqi Army and Iraqi policemen on how to thoroughly search personnel during security training for local elections. (Photo Credit: Spc. Luisito Brooks, 4th SBCT PAO, 2nd Inf. Div., USD-C.)
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