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Department of Illinois Col. Alfred E. Zehnder (Ret.) and his wife, Connie, represented the Department of Illinois and Chapter 48, Fort Sheridan, to Reservists from four states at the 88th Regional Support Command (RSC) Yellow Ribbon reintegration event in Schaumburg, Illinois. "We gave out a lot of information on ROA legislation agendas, membership benefits, The Officer magazine, and the history and successes of the ROA," Zehnder said. "Many people seemed interested, especially since ROA was interested in their benefits and their future. . . . Many soldiers were interested in the free associate membership, but many also liked the term and life membership as well." More than 560 Reservists and family members registered for the event, which included classes on how to reintegrate into civilian life and resume their civilian jobs, family finances, communication, and understanding and reducing anger. More than 30 organizations and businesses were present, including ROA, Tricare, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, the warrant officer program, several medical programs, universities, banks and various service organizations. "We gave out at least 65 applications to Reservists from Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Colorado-yes, Colorado! I considered our participation a win-win event-a win for the Reserve soldiers and families, and a win for ROA." Photo courtesy of Ron Gurley Yellow Ribbon event a win-win ROA members Connie and Fred Zehnder staff the ROA table at a Yellow Ribbon event. Department of Texas Unit, Officers of the Year recognized at state convention ROA's Department of Texas recently recognized the Special Operations Detachment-Africa (Airborne) (SODA) as the Unit of the Year (small unit category). Maj. David Trent and Capt. Christopher Espe accepted the prestigious award on behalf of the unit. The SOD-A is a unit in the Texas Army National Guard, responsible for conducting expeditionary command and control of joint and combined special operations in support of Special Operations Command-Africa. In addition, the SOD-A conducts sensitive interagency liaison missions in support of state and federal homeland security operations. The soldiers of the SOD-A played a critical role in the successful support, command and control of more than 1,800 military and security personnel 64 THE OFFICER / FALL 2016 ROA Department of Texas leadership is sworn in by ROA Executive Director Jeff Phillips at the annual state convention held in Dallas. From left, Lt. Col. Doug Oldmixon, ANG (Ret.), immediate past president; Col. Marco Marin, USA (Ret)., executive secretary, treasurer and national councilman; Capt. Michael Coyle, USAR, Army section junior vice president; Capt. Morgan Little, USN (Ret.), senior vice president and president-elect; Col. Dan Foust, USA (Ret.), department president; Lt. Col. Emily Cerreta, USAF (Ret.), Air Force section vice president; Capt. Ron Frazee, USN (Ret.), Chapter 18 president; and Lt. Col. Paul Witthoeft, USAF (Ret.), Chapter 18 immediate past president and chapter staff judge advocate.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Officer - Fall 2016

ADVERTISERS’ INDEX
PRESIDENT’S COLUMN
OPENING SHOTS
FEEDBACK
CAPITOL HILL CONNECTION
HEARING THE VOICE OF THE RESERVE COMPONENT
WHAT IT MEANS TO ‘FIGHT’ FOR RESERVISTS
HEALTH CARE REFORM
SERVICE MEMBERS LAW CENTER
THE MILLENNIAL RESERVIST
CARING FOR THE CAREGIVERS
ATTEN-SHUN!
SERVICE MEMBERS’ MENTAL HEALTH IS CRITICAL TO READINESS
UNITED STATES COAST GUARD RESERVE
NATIONAL SECURITY REPORT
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF, NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU
OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR MANPOWER AND RESERVE AFFAIRS (M & RA)
ARMY RESERVE
MARINE FORCES RESERVE
NAVY RESERVE
COAST GUARD RESERVE
AIR FORCE RESERVE
RESERVE LIFE
2016 ROA NATIONAL CONVENTION
PROUD TO SERVE
DEPARTMENT AND CHAPTER NEWS
BOOK REVIEWS
STARS FOUNDATION PLAYS A VITAL ROLE IN SUPPORTING RESERVISTS
HELPING DEPLOYED RESERVISTS’ CHILDREN SUCCEED AT SCHOOL
STARS INDUSTRY NEWS
USAA’S CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY GOES ABOVE FOR THOSE WHO GO BEYOND
UNITED CONCORDIA’S ACTIVE DUTY DENTAL PROGRAM HELPS PREPARE RESERVE AND GUARD FOR EARLY ACTIVATION
BOEING’S C-40A CLIPPER JET BRINGS POWER AND SAVINGS TO THE NAVY
STARS BRIEFS
SALVO
The Officer - Fall 2016 - Cover1
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The Officer - Fall 2016 - ADVERTISERS’ INDEX
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The Officer - Fall 2016 - PRESIDENT’S COLUMN
The Officer - Fall 2016 - OPENING SHOTS
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The Officer - Fall 2016 - FEEDBACK
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The Officer - Fall 2016 - HEARING THE VOICE OF THE RESERVE COMPONENT
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The Officer - Fall 2016 - WHAT IT MEANS TO ‘FIGHT’ FOR RESERVISTS
The Officer - Fall 2016 - HEALTH CARE REFORM
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The Officer - Fall 2016 - SERVICE MEMBERS LAW CENTER
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The Officer - Fall 2016 - THE MILLENNIAL RESERVIST
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The Officer - Fall 2016 - CARING FOR THE CAREGIVERS
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The Officer - Fall 2016 - ATTEN-SHUN!
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The Officer - Fall 2016 - SERVICE MEMBERS’ MENTAL HEALTH IS CRITICAL TO READINESS
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The Officer - Fall 2016 - NATIONAL SECURITY REPORT
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The Officer - Fall 2016 - OFFICE OF THE CHIEF, NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU
The Officer - Fall 2016 - ARMY RESERVE
The Officer - Fall 2016 - MARINE FORCES RESERVE
The Officer - Fall 2016 - NAVY RESERVE
The Officer - Fall 2016 - COAST GUARD RESERVE
The Officer - Fall 2016 - AIR FORCE RESERVE
The Officer - Fall 2016 - 2016 ROA NATIONAL CONVENTION
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The Officer - Fall 2016 - PROUD TO SERVE
The Officer - Fall 2016 - DEPARTMENT AND CHAPTER NEWS
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The Officer - Fall 2016 - BOOK REVIEWS
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The Officer - Fall 2016 - STARS FOUNDATION PLAYS A VITAL ROLE IN SUPPORTING RESERVISTS
The Officer - Fall 2016 - HELPING DEPLOYED RESERVISTS’ CHILDREN SUCCEED AT SCHOOL
The Officer - Fall 2016 - USAA’S CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY GOES ABOVE FOR THOSE WHO GO BEYOND
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The Officer - Fall 2016 - UNITED CONCORDIA’S ACTIVE DUTY DENTAL PROGRAM HELPS PREPARE RESERVE AND GUARD FOR EARLY ACTIVATION
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The Officer - Fall 2016 - STARS BRIEFS
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The Officer - Fall 2016 - SALVO
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