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Unexcused training absences could cost Army reservists

ROA SmartBrief | May 18, 2015

Unexcused absences from training may hit some Army reservists in the pocketbook. Under a directive from Army Secretary John McHugh, reservists who miss nine or more training drills in a 12-month period may be ordered to pay unpaid Servicemembers Group Life Insurance premiums. Army Times (05/15)


Questions persist on retirement plan overhaul's effects on long-term troops

ROA SmartBrief | May 18, 2015

Several veterans-related bills pass House

ROA SmartBrief | May 20, 2015

Officials offer details about Islamic State's takeover of Ramadi

ROA SmartBrief | May 22, 2015

Ramadi takeover raises questions on Iraq strategy

ROA SmartBrief | May 20, 2015

Opinion: Why reservists are good hires

ROA SmartBrief | May 22, 2015

Marine dies in Osprey crash in Hawaii

ROA SmartBrief | May 18, 2015

Defense experts tell senators U.S. is losing war against Islamic State

ROA SmartBrief | May 22, 2015

Shiite militias prepare for counterattack in Iraqi city

ROA SmartBrief | May 18, 2015

Air Force seeks more personnel as mission requirements increase

ROA SmartBrief | May 20, 2015


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