Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 03, 2012
The Reserve Officers Association (ROA) and Veterans Advantage today announced a new partnership for ROA members to get an exclusive discount on their membership in Veterans Advantage, the leading card benefits program for all who serve, in recognition of their ongoing participation and support of the 90-year old Congressionally chartered professional organization for officers in the military reserves.
Starting this week, ROA members through the ROA website, http://www.ROA.org will be eligible for a complimentary 30-day trial of the Veterans Advantage benefits program plus receive a 15% savings on the enrollment fee. Veterans Advantage enrollment will qualify ROA members for exclusive money-savings benefits from top national brand-name companies, including Apple, Dell, Verizon Wireless, United Airlines, Amtrak, Greyhound, Dollar Thrifty, Foot Locker, Target, Wendy’s, Ford and Lincoln, in addition to many other leading retailers and services across America.
“As a longtime Veterans Advantage member myself, I am pleased to announce this special offer for our members,” said ROA Executive Director, Major General Andrew B. Davis, USMC (Ret.), The Reserve Officers Association embodies the spirit of the proud leadership and dedication of our citizen soldier corps and are most deserving of these benefits. We encourage our ROA members across the country to enroll and save today,” Davis added.
To promote awareness and easy access for its members, ROA will feature the Veterans Advantage special offer to members on its Web site at http://www.roa.org/veteransadvantage and in “THE OFFICER” journal, the quarterly publication of the Reserve Officers Association. THE OFFICER is the Associations’ primary deliverer of national security issues, debate, features, as well as industry and legislative news to 89,000 print and online readers who span from early-career officers through longtime retired patriots, and includes distribution to every member of the United States Congress, more than 2,000 flag and general officers, every military installation library, every Reserve mobilization center, veterans hospitals, and all 54 National Guard adjutants general.
“Our nation’s Reserve components are represented by men and women from all professions and walks of life who tirelessly balance their civilian and military commitments in extraordinary ways, said H. Scott Higgins, Veterans Advantage founder and CEO, and a Vietnam Veteran. Our partner companies seek to recognize and thank them with special savings every day of the year,” Higgins added.
The Reserve Officers Association advocates for the nation's Reservists and Guardsmen and their families. As the nation's only organization dedicated to the support of the Reservists across all military branches and families, its core mission is to provide an important and much-deserved voice for the outstanding men and women who volunteer to serve our nation and promote engagement in the development and execution of a legislative agenda that ensures an adequate national security and a strong Reserve Component.
About The Reserve Officers Association
The Reserve Officers Association is the 60,000-member professional association for all uniformed services of the United States. Chartered by Congress and in existence since 1922, ROA advises and educates the Congress, the President, and the American people on national security, with unique expertise on issues that affect the 1.5 million men and women now serving in America’s Reserve Components. The Association is headquartered in Washington, DC with more than 550 chapters worldwide.
About Veterans Advantage
Veterans Advantage, launched by a group of highly decorated U.S. Military Veterans on President’s Day 2001 to “Give Back to All Who Serve”, is the nation’s leading military benefits card program. The program’s mission is to deliver respect, recognition and rewards for U.S. Active Duty, Military Veterans, Retired Military, Active and Retired National Guard & Reservists and their family members, who have serve in all branches and periods of service. Upon enrollment, members receive a benefits package with a personalized “VetRewards Card” ID, printed Members Benefit Directory, and entry to the password-protected Members-Only Web-site to easily access money saving benefits nationwide provided as a “thank you for service” from the country’s top brand-name companies, including United Airlines, Ford Motor, Lincoln, Verizon Wireless, Wendy’s, Apple, Dell Computer, Choice Hotels, Overstock and Target. VetRewards Cardholders also receive a full range of travel services and bonus benefits included at no extra charge, $5,000 AD&D Insurance Coverage, VIP Concierge and Travel Booking Services, Global Travel Protection and Security Assistance, Identity Theft Assistance, and a Prescription Drug Discount Plan accepted at 55,000 pharmacies nationwide, including CVS, Walgreens, Walmart, Rite Aid, Kroger and Target. Qualified applicants can enroll online at http://www.VeteransAdvantage.com or by toll free phone at 1-866-VETREWARDS.