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Educational Benefits and Officer-Commissioning Opportunities Available to U.S. Military ServicemembersRAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This work provides background and contextual information for a comprehensive report that will explore ways to attractcollege-eligible youth into the military. It describes the various benefits, opportunities, and commissioning methods that the military services use. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 189.95
The authors attempt extensive quantitative research into the recruitment and classification practices used by the United States Army over the course of the last century. They analyze which techniques are successful in retaining qualified soldiers, and compare conscription to volunteer armies to see which is more cost effective. The study ranges from... more...
Is Military Advertising Effective? An Estimation Methodology and Applications to Recruiting in the 1980s and 90sRAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
The Defense Department has been spending over $100 million annually on recruiting advertising. Previous econometric studies of military advertising?s effects have relied on data from time periods unlike today?s and have used models possibly inappropriate for supporting today?s decisionmakers. This report details improved methods developed to assess... more...
- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
Can the US military better meet its personnel needs by allowing more recruits to enter laterally into military service from civilian life? The authors analyzed occupations in the Army, Air Force, and Navy and concluded that pursuing a policy of large-scale lateral entry did not show promise more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
Describes RAND's evaluation of performance of a prototype military recruiting station located in an outlet mall in northern Virginia during its first year of operation. Evaluation includes statistical information on performance indicators, description of services' use of station, conclusions on MERS concept potential, and recommendations for experimental... more...
- RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95
Describes the effects of deployments on the Army's ability to provide forces for other contingencies, to ensure that soldiers are trained, and to continue to recruit and retain soldiers. The authors found that Army plans for transformation and employing reserves fall short. Unless requirements recede, the nation faces an Army stretched thin. more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
Every human possesses virtually infallible forms of identification. Known as biometrics, examples include fingerprints. The US Army has undertaken an assessment of how it can use biometrics to improve security, efficiency and convenience. This report examines the sociocultural concerns that arise. more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
How does deployment affect reenlistment in the US forces? The authors look at this particular issue in the wake of the high rate of military deployment throughout the 1990s and with the prospect that deployment will rise even more in the coming years. more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
This analysis extends the military services' customary definition of quality - high school diploma graduate and scoring in the upper half on the Armed Forces Qualification Test - to include performance as indicated by speed of promotion during the first term. more...