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     Minuteman of the Year                                                                     Stultz Earns Hall of Fame
     ROA honors Sen. Blanche Lincoln.                                                          ROA will induct LTG Jack C.
                                                                                               Stultz, U.S. Army Reserve chief
                                                                                               and commanding general, U.S.
     By Andrew Gonyea, Assistant Director of Communications                                    Army Reserve Command, into the

                                                                                               Minuteman Hall of Fame at the
              he Reserve O cers Association       served our nation at home or abroad.”        ROA National Convention Feb. 9.
              will honor Sen. Blanche Lincoln         In the 111th Congress, Sen. Lin-         LTG Stultz will be recognized for
              (D–Ark.) with its Minuteman         coln has sponsored numerous bills that       his contributions to the success
     of the Year Award for her contributions      will support Citizen Warriors. ese           of ROA and its Defense Education
     to national security and special e orts      bills collectively grant veteran status to   Forum programs and objectives.
     on behalf of America’s National Guard        National Guard and Reserve mem-               “It is humbling to be named
     and Reserve members.                         bers with 20 years of service, increase      among other patriotic Americans
         “Sen. Lincoln has been a tremendous      monthly dependence and indemnity             who have made significant con-
                                                                                               tributions to the defense of our
     advocate for active and reserve service-     compensation for military widows,            nation,” LTG Stultz said. “I deeply
     members and veterans,” said ROA Na-          provide military spouse residency re-        appreciate this honor and grate-
     tional President RADM Paul T. Kayye,         lief, and ensure that health assessments     fully accept it on behalf of all the
     USNR (Ret.). “Her e orts are vital to        for Guard and Reserve members are            Soldiers in the Army Reserve.”
     ensure the success of our armed forces,      followed by government treatment to          In the past four years, LTG Stultz
     and to provide our ghting men and            correct readiness de ciencies impacting      has mobilized more than 84,000
     women and their families the support         deployability.                               Citizen Warriors in support of
     they deserve.”                                   In addition, Sen. Lincoln updated        ongoing overseas contingency
                                                                                               operations. He is responsible for
         Sen. Lincoln will accept the award at    the Post–9/11 GI Bill to allow Reserve       streamli
Description: The Reserve Officers Association wiU honor Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D -Ark.) with its Minuteman of the Year Award for her contributions to national security and special efforts on behalf of America's National Guard and Reserve members.
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