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ACROSS THE ROA

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"Born out of his experience as a veteran of World War II, General Hultman exemplifies the true interallied spirit that CIOR strives to achieve, embracing all new members in his heart as true friends and allies," said the current CIOR president, Lt. Col. Willem Verheijen of The Netherlands, in nominating MG Hultman for the honor. Since stepping down as president of CIOR, General Hultman has served as a wise advisor to successive presidents who sought his counsel.

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									     ACROSS THE ROA
                         Ltcol m.e. earl, usmcR (ret.) • associate editor



     Department of California                                        CIOR Honors MG Hultman
        The ultimate tribute to a retiring musician would be an          He had served
     original score, composed in his honor, played live to a room    as president of
     full of cheering family and friends. That’s exactly what hap-   the Interallied
     pened to ROA Life Member SSG William Tubbs Jr. USAR—            Confederation of
     “Piper Bill” Tubbs—at his retirement luncheon in April.         Reserve Officers
     Pipers and drummers played “William Tubbs’ Final Muster”        (CIOR) from
     while marching through the crowded room. Piper Bill’s mili-     1992 to 1994,
     tary service began in 1979 in the Coast Guard Reserve, where    but now MG
     he eventually reached the rank of lieutenant commander. In      Evan L. “Curly”
     2002, he transferred to the 191st Army Band, where he led       Hultman, AUS
     the Celtic Fire Musical Support Team. LCDR Tubbs has            (Ret.), is an hon-
     served as ROA’s California Sentinel editor since 1999.          orary president
                                                                     for life of the organization representing Reservists of NATO
     Department of Missouri                                          nations and other allies. A past national president and execu-
         Operation Wounded Warriors provides injured military        tive director for ROA, MG Hultman received the honor
     members with new athletic shoes when they begin recuperat-      during CIOR’s 62nd Summer Congress in Sofia, Bulgaria, in
     ing at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landsthul,      August. It is only the second time CIOR has bestowed such
     Germany. CDR Dawn Pesti, USNR, leads ROA’s effort in            an honor on an individual. “Born out of his experience as a
     St. Louis to collect contributions to purchase athletic shoes   veteran of World War II, General Hultman exemplifies the
     from Fleet Feet Sports at a substantial discount and then       true interallied spirit that CIOR strives to achieve, embrac-
     ship them to Germany. To date, the Department of Missouri       ing all new members in his heart as true friends and allies,”
     has raised more than $4,000 and has used that money to pur-     said the current CIOR president, Lt. Col. Willem Verheijen
     chase 274 pairs of shoes worth approximately $25,000. For       of The Netherlands, in nominating MG Hultman for the
     more information on the shoe donation program, visit www.       honor. “Since stepping down as president of CIOR, General
     fleetfeetstl.com/donations.htm.                                 Hultman has served as a wise advisor to successive presidents
                                                                     who sought his counsel.
								
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