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After the unsuccessful push of H.Res.370, ROA lends support of legislation that would amend the Pay our Military Act (H.R.3210)

By Jenny Swigoda
ROA Content Manager

Earlier in the week, the Senate voted down H.Res.370, a...

Q: Will I get paid while the government is shut down?

A: The short answer is under a recently passed law active duty service members (including reserve components on annual training) will get paid, but inactive duty members (including...

Only “excepted" military operations will be allowed to continue to drill

By Jenny Swigoda

ROA, Content Manager

With the threat of a possible government shutdown looming, a senior defense official outlined consequences for...

To achieve $50 billion in DoD savings in Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15), the Stimson Center proposed 27 recommendations including Pentagon management reforms, changes to force structure, and reduced modernization costs, including changes to Reserve...

By Bob Feidler

Funding for the federal government must be approved prior to Oct. 1, or there is a risk of a partial government shutdown. It is not likely to have a major impact on national security – but there are some unanswered...

By CAPT Marshall A. Hanson, USNR (Ret.)    “The general advocacy policies of the Association shall be established by adoption of resolutions as mandates by the National Convention, the National Council or the Executive Committee.” ROA Constitution,...
By Jenny Swigoda ROA, Content Manager     As the National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force (NCSAF) continues to examine the future of the Air National Guard (ANG) and the Air Force Reserve (AFR), ROA was asked to testify for...

John T. Bennett

Sen. Carl Levin on Friday revealed he is working with a senior Republican on a plan to close corporate tax loopholes, aiming to find up to $100 billion for a sequestration-addressing fiscal package.

The Michigan...

Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mike James

The Reserve Officers Association (ROA) awarded the Chaplain of the Year at the ROA National Security Symposium in Washington, D.C., Aug. 8.

Lt. Cmdr. E. Frank Riley was selected...

Jim Garamone

The NATO-led effort in Afghanistan is “in the red zone,” and now is the time to carry the ball over the goal line, the commander of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force said today. 

Speaking via...

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