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- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
The Department of Defense (DoD) experiences a high turnover from its general and flag officers (G/FOs). A concern exists that simply lengthening the stay of senior officers will only clog the system, stagnating promotions throughout the entire officer corps. more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 30.00
Ira Winkler has been dubbed "A Modern Day James Bond" by CNN and other media outlets for his ability to simulate espionage attacks against many of the top companies in the world, showing how billions of dollars can disappear. This unique book is packed with the riveting, true stories and case studies of how he did it-and how people and companies can... more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
Congress has recently expressed concern that the current tenure system for developing general and flag officers does not effectively prepare them forhandling increasing levels of responsibility and for performing with maximum efficiency at each level of assignment. 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 2002; US$ 9.95
Are increased deployments in the U.S. military associated with decreased retention? This report looks at retention of servicemembers in the decade following the Gulf War. The study casts doubt on hypotheses that say more deployment or hostile deployment causes lower retention. more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 29.95
Based on the findings in recently released archive papers andletters, as well as extensive library and historical resources,Alan Axelrod offers a compelling profile of the remarkableleadership discipline of a general often called a "military CEO."In fascinating detail, Axelrod reveals that Ike was more than agreat military leader; he was also a great... 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 24.95
A frustrating war and an endless occupation. The very real prospect of more conflict overseas. A military stretched beyond its breaking point. The stage is set for the resumption of the draft. Now, in an explosive and provocative book, Philip Gold, a former Marine and a disaffected conservative, reveals why selective service should never come to pass?but... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 13.99
The generation that benefitted from GI Bill showed a commitment to the principles of democracy and civic involvement. This book looks at how Bill affected the lives of World War II Veterans. It develops an argument about the link between peoples' positive experiences with government programs and their willingness to take part in public life. more...