THE OFFICER journal, the bi-monthly publication of the Reserve Officers Association, serves as a primary link between ROA and its members through the print media and its online presence at
As a primary deliverer of national security issues, debate, features, as well as industry and legislative news, THE OFFICER has evolved in recent years to bring ROA’s 57,100 readers of the print edition and more than 30,000 online readers news and information they can’t get anywhere else. Circulation also includes 2,000 Reserve Enlisted Association members, every member of Congress, more than 2,000 flag and general officers, and every military installation library. In addition, ROA continues to work to include every Reserve mobilization center, veterans hospitals, and other facilities. The most recent addition is the inclusion of all 54 National Guard adjutants general. 
66,000 copies are delivered to:
• Members of the Reserve Officers Association (ROA)
• Members of the Reserve Enlisted Association (REA)
• Every congressional office on Capitol Hill 
• Approximately 2,000 general and flag officers
• Key DoD officials and Industry STARs partners.
• Unit commanders in all services 
The Officer also has a secondary readership of family members and non-ROA members at Reserve duty stations, Reserve Centers, and armories throughout the nation and base libraries at military installations around the world, and is presented to potential members at job fairs and various conferences.
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