Nov. 4, 2009
New One-Day Registration Fee
Unable to attend the full convention? The new one-day registration option allows you to attend one or more days (Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday) for a fee of $150 each day. One-day registrations do not include Joint Services Breakfast, or Military banquet—those tickets must be purchased separately.
Preliminary Convention Schedule Released
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Convention Information and Online Registration
LEGISLATION AND MILITARY POLICY:
House Passes Veterans Bills
On Nov. 2, the House passed several measures, providing financial stipends and training to veterans, and extending Servicemembers Civil Relief Act benefits to military spouses.
H.R. 1168 (Veterans Retraining Act)
S. 475 (Military Spouses Residency Relief Act)
Democratic Policy Committee To Hold Hearing on Iraq and Afghanistan Burn Pits
"Are Burn Pits in Iraq and Afghanistan Making Our Soldiers Sick?" Nov. 6, 10 a.m. in 628 Dirksen Senate Office Building
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SERVICEMEMBERS' LAW CENTER:
ROA Announces CLE on USERRA
During ROA's Convention, the Law Center will provide a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) course on the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act Feb. 7, from 1-5 p.m.
Email CAPT Wright for details
New Law Review:
No. 0955: Congress Enacts New Protections for Military and Overseas Voters
NEWS FOR CITIZEN WARRIORS:
Recent ROA Blog Entries:
Civil Affairs in Irregular Warfare Conference Wraps Up
Selective Service System and the Strategic Reserve
ROA's "Intersect" Weekly News Clips
Current Intersect edition
Discount Shopping through ROA electronic Mall
Check out ROA's new e-mall, which provides you valuable discounts and profits ROA as well.
First-time visitors must log in with the username: reserveofficers; the password: Marketplace1.
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Veteran's Day Discounts
Nov. 11 is Veterans Day! Check out these deals:
Knotts Berry Farms
McCormick and Schmick's
Anheuser-Busch Adventure Parks
GovVacation Rewards Discounts
Book your trip today and receive discounts up to 30% on hotel reservations, and $150 off per cabin at cruises! Call 1-866-691-5109 to take advantage of this offer.
Shop for Travel Deals
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PHOTO OF THE WEEK:
The Air Force's newest C-17 Globemaster III arrives Oct. 28, 2009, at Charleston AFB, S.C. Lt. Gen. Charles E. Stenner Jr., the commander of Air Force Reserve Command, accepted the aircraft from Boeing, noting the critical role that C-17s are playing in Iraq and Afghanistan, where they've boosted the survival rate of the nation's wounded to more than 90 percent. The Air Force has ordered a total of 213 C-17s, with production currently set through July 2011. (Air Force photo by Capt. Bryan Lewis)
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National Conventions &
Reserve Component Expo
Feb. 7-10, 2010
Jan. 29-Feb. 2, 2011
National Council Meeting
June 25-27, 2010
Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas, Nev.
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Nov. 7, 1973 - On this day, The War Powers Act was signed into law. The War Powers Act requires the president notify Congress within 48 hours of committing armed forces to military action and forbids armed forces from remaining for more than 60 days without an authorization of the use of military force or a declaration of war.
The Military Coalition (TMC)
National Military and Veterans Alliance (NMVA)
Reserve Enlisted Association (REA)
Reserve Officers Association League (ROAL)
Standing Together for America's Reservists (STARs Partners)
CIOR (NATO's Reserve Officers)
CIOMR (NATO's Reserve Medical Officers)
UPORFA (Pan American Reserve Officers)