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In the face of growing threats and a volatile security environment, the army – as a result of budget cuts and sequestration – is dramatically cutting back in personnel and modernization. To cope with these challenges the Army has developed five...

Military Compensation Retirement Modernization Commission (MCRMC)

Recommendation 1 for Pay and Retirement: Where is the “net pay neutral” position?

Have you heard of “blended families” as the new normal? The Military Compensation...

By unanimous vote, the first bill passed in 2015, the “Hire More Heroes Act of 2015” (H.R. 22), would facilitate the hiring of veterans by businesses eyeing the costs of healthcare coverage.

“I am honored to have been part of this historic...

Today, ROA attended a briefing to review the commission report recommendations prior to public release. Chaiman Alphonso Maldon, Jr., thanked the Military Service Organizations and Veteran Service Organizations for their input.

ROA...

In a release from the 2014 Congress of the Interallied Confederation of Reserve Officers this week in Fulda, Germany ROA formally announced plans to bring the Congress to Washington DC in 2015. Text of the full release:

FULDA, Germany –...

     The Reserve Officers Association (ROA) sponsors a broad range of educational events through its educational branch, the Defense Education Forum (DEF). In its most recent symposium, Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Military and Veterans:...

This week, ROA members took to the stump in Indiana to support momentum on the Jacob Sexton Military Suicide Prevention Act of 2014. Colonel Jim Sweeney, USMC, ROA's National Naval Services Vice President appeared with the bill's author, Senator...

By Scott Flaherty

With Memorial Day approaching, the time is ripe for employers to bone up on their duties under federal laws that affect the employment of U.S. military veterans returning from active service.

The Uniformed...

The United States District Court for the District of Colorado has approved an unprecedented settlement in a class action lawsuit filed against United Airlines (UAL) by more than 1,000 of its pilots serving in the Reserve & Guard. On May 19,...

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