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Nominations are being accepted for the
MG John Ricottilli Junior Officer Award

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Recipient of the Sword & Screen Award (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2011)
and the BG David Sarnoff Award (2005, 2007 & 2011)

The Reserve Officers Association is the professional association for all uniformed services of the United States. Chartered by Congress and in existence since 1922, ROA advises and educates the Congress, the President and the American people on issues of national security, with unique expertise on Reserve issues. ROA advocates for adequate funding of equipment and training requirements, recruiting and retention incentives, and employment rights for all members of the Reserve.
 Reserve, National Guard, active, retired, and former commissioned officers, warrant officers and non-commissioned officers of the Uniformed Services, ROTC & Military Academy cadets as well as spouses, widows, or widowers of current or former ROA members are cordially invited to join the ROA and the Rhode Island Department. Visit the national association website to

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ROA Charter
Public Law 595 of the 81st Congress, second session, was an "Act to Incorporate the Reserve Officers Association of the United States."  This act established the objective of ROA: " and promote the development and execution of military policy for the United States that will provide adequate National Security."

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