Jan. 6, 2010
Minuteman Hall of Fame Inductee Announced
ROA will induct Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz, U.S. Army Reserve chief and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, into the Minuteman Hall of Fame at the National Convention Feb. 9, 2010. Stultz will be recognized for his contributions to the advancement of ROA and its Defense Education Forum programs and objectives.
Read ROA's MMHF press release
Lt. Gen. Stultz biography
LEGISLATION AND MILITARY POLICY:
ROA takes on aggressive 2010 legislative agenda
Annual agenda items are selected to reflect the current environment our members serve in. Agenda items are member-driven, organized by the legislative counsel, and acted on by the staff with actions such as letter writing, legislative lobbying, and working with the uniformed services. While not fully prioritized or all-inclusive, the agenda provides focus for the association's legislative efforts.
Click here for ROA's 2010 Legislative Agenda
SERVICEMEMBERS LAW CENTER:
New Law Reviews
No. 1001 New Executive Order on Employment of Veterans in the Federal Government
No. 1002 Voluntary v. Involuntary Service—Continued
Advance Registration Deadline Approaching
Jan. 22 is the last day for advance registration. Don't delay, sign up today!
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View the convention speaker list
HIGHLIGHTED ON THE WEB:
ROA's Resources page
ROA's Resources page contains valuable links for information on an array of ROA-relevant topics, including all the service branches, mobilization, employer/employee, legislative/legal, family support, health, and benefits information.
Click here to visit ROA's Resources page
Three vaccines available at Tricare network pharmacies
For the first time ever, Tricare beneficiaries can visit retail network pharmacies and receive seasonal flu, H1N1 flu and pneumonia vaccines at no cost. This expanded coverage is available to all beneficiaries eligible to use the Tricare retail pharmacy benefit. To receive vaccines, beneficiaries should call their local Tricare retail network pharmacy to confirm it participates in the vaccine program and has the vaccine in stock.
Click here to locate a participating retail network pharmacy
Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities
The 'Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities' (EBV), a program of the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, offers cutting edge, experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines disabled as a result of their service supporting operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. Applications are now being accepted for the 2010 EBV programs.
Learn more about EBV
Jan. 8, 1815
- On this day, Gen. Andrew Jackson led U.S. forces to victory against
the British in the Battle of New Orleans in the closing engagement of
the War of 1812.
"No man has a right to withhold his support from an organization that is striving to improve conditions within his sphere."
~ President Theodore Roosevelt
PHOTO OF THE WEEK:
Staff Sgt. Angel Rhodes of the 614th Transportation Detachment plays with her son, Xavier, during a welcoming ceremony in Houston. Rhodes' Army Reserve Unit recently returned from a year-long deployment to Kuwait. (Photo Todd Spoth, Houston Chronicle)
EVENTS: Full calendar
ROA National Conventions
Feb. 7-10, 2010
Jan. 29-Feb. 2, 2011
2010 CIOR/CIOMR Mid-Winter Meeting
Feb. 4-6, 2010
NATO HQ, Brussels, Belgium
2010 National Council Meeting
June 25-27, 2010
Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas
Military.com Job Expos
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