ROA Testimony

The Reserve Officers Association testifies before Congress as expert witnesses in support of specific national defense issues and as a part of the annual budget authorization and appropriations processes. ROA prepares testimony, answers questions, and provides information for the record. 


November 5, 2015
ROA statement to SASC, Revisiting the Roles and Missions of the Armed Forces
September 21-22, 2015
ROA statement to VA, Commission on Care: Evaluate and Assess the Results of the Independent Assessment.
September 10, 2015
ROA statement to HVAC on Review of Licensing and Credentialing Standards for Service Members and Veterans: Do Barriers Still Remain?
June 18, 2015
Statement of ROA VA Dept President Thomas Hueg Before the National Commission on Future of the Army
May 20, 2015
Statement of Executive Director Jeffrey E. Phillips of the Reserve Officers Association of the United States before the Commission on the Future of the Army – 20 May 2015
May 13, 2015
ROA, Senate Veterans Affairs Committee  Written Testimony   Oral Statement
Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs hearing on pending legislation, May 13, 2015


May 8, 2014
ROA, House Veterans Affairs Committee Written
Post 9/11 GI Bill Enhancements to Tuition Assistance
May, 6, 2014
ROA, Senate Armed Services Committee Written
ROA submits statements for the record on DoD Military Compensation Proposals
March 26, 2014
ROA, Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel Written, Oral
CAPT Marshall Hanson points to inequities of programs available to the Reserve Component following the PB15 and the QDR.


November 13, 2013

ROA, Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission Written, Oral
Major General Davis on RC efficiencies and maintaining Reserve compensation.

August 27, 2013

ROA, National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force Written
Major General Davis against proposed merger of the AFR and ANG.

June 26, 2013

ROA, House Veterans Affairs subcommittee on Economic Opportunites Written Oral
Major General Davis on pending legislation.

June 20, 2013
ROA, House Veterans Affairs subcommittee on Econmic Opportunites  Written
Statement on education opportunites for Veterans.

June 4, 2013
ROA, National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force Written Oral
President Walker Williams, Col, USAF (ret.) 

May 23, 2013

ROA, Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee Written
Subcommittee on the Efficiency and Effectiveness, Access to Rural Health Care.

April 17, 2013
ROA, SASC Subcommittee on Personnel Written
DoD Active, Reserve, and Civilian personnel issues
TMC, SASC Subcommiettee on Personal Written Oral
DoD Active and Reserve, and Civilian personnel issues.
Oral Testimony on Reserve issues by CAPT Marshall Hanson, ROA legislative director

March 14, 2013
ROA, HVAC Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Written (pdf)
Are we improving Reserve unemployment rates: Employment