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Opinion: Why reservists are good hires

ROA SmartBrief | May 22, 2015

Employers often don't understand the value reservists bring to an organization, but Zane Jones, a banking analyst and Marine Corps reservist, offers four reasons why businesses should hire reservists. He touts their commitment, management experience, wide-ranging worldview and productivity as reasons why they make good workers. "The best way to view a reservist is as a full-time employee who is enrolled in a part-time leadership program," he says. Task & Purpose (05/21)


Officials offer details about Islamic State's takeover of Ramadi

ROA SmartBrief | May 22, 2015

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

ROA SmartBrief | May 22, 2015

Navy's P-8A Poseidons watch disputed South China Sea islands

ROA SmartBrief | May 22, 2015

Air Force unveils long-term goals in Strategic Master Plan

ROA SmartBrief | May 22, 2015

Senators to DOD: Protections needed for gay troops

ROA SmartBrief | May 22, 2015

Rocket launch gets support from reserve airmen

ROA SmartBrief | May 22, 2015

House leaders put pressure on Boehner to act on AUMF

ROA SmartBrief | May 22, 2015

Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.

ROA SmartBrief | May 22, 2015

SmartBrief will not publish May 25

ROA SmartBrief | May 22, 2015


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