The Officer

The Officer is the nation's only publication exclusively dedicated to Citizen Warriors. Delivering the insight and analysis Reservists won't find anywhere else, The Officer covers everything you need for your life in and out of uniform.

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  • Feature stories, expert analysis, and in-depth arcles on the Reserve Components, missions involving Citizen Warriors, national security issues, and Reservists balancing civilian and military careers
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    A blog by Reservists for Reservists, where you're sure to be heard loud and clear. Moderated by the Reserve Officers Association, ROA's blog is an open forum for original editorial and opinion on issues related to Reserve life at home, at work and on the battlefield.

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