In its fourth exclusive op-ed with The Hill, ROA continues to lead the way by being the only national military group with a regular column in a national news media publication! This past Sunday, ROA’s piece on the DD-214 “type of statement” was issued online. READ MORE
This high-priority topic is one of ROA’s major legislative initiatives for the 115th Congress and we continue to build support in Washington, D.C. To further showcase ROA’s broad reach, the legislative team was asked to participate in a conference call with the RAND Corporation last week to discuss their research on the DD-214. Specifically, RAND has been tasked by the U.S. Government with recommending revisions to the 68-year old “Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty” form that often does not fully reflect a Reserve Component member’s service. ROA emphasized the inequities that currently exist with the DD-214 for servicemembers, specifically those from the Cold War period.
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