The Officer Journal
The Officer is the bimonthly journal of the Reserve Officers Association. Its pages are devoted to important topics for Reserve Component members and editions include the following:
- Feature stories, expert analysis, and in-depth articles on the Reserve Components, missions involving Citizen Warriors, national security issues, and Reservists balancing civilian and military careers;
- An insider’s review of legislation affecting Reservists and ROA’s activities among policymakers;
- Discussion of legal issues specifically concerning Citizen Warriors and their families;
- Reports on and profiles of programs for Reservists’ spouses and children;
- Reviews of books and videos relevant to Citizen Warriors.
The Reserve Officer Blog
ROA's blog, Reading You 5X5, is written by the national staff and provides members and the public alike timely information about ROA's advocacy and education efforts. Topics that are frequently written about include the defense budget, employment, equipment, education benefits, Iraq and Afghanistan, strategic defense, and legal protections for service members.