Assesses the FY 2012 reorganization of the Air Force Material Command, which was undertaken as one of the initiatives to achieve mandated budget reductions by eliminating civilian manpower positions, thus achieving cost savings.
Nov 21, 2013
A RAND study of the challenges that reserve component service members and their families face after deployment and the factors that contribute to successful reintegration led to a series of recommendations for the U.S. Department of Defense.
Sep 17, 2013
Support for the 21st-Century Reserve Force: Insights to Facilitate Successful Reintegration for Citizen Warriors and Their Families
This RAND study examined the challenges that reserve component service members and their families face after deployment and identified the factors and support resources that may contribute to their successful reintegration.
Aug 28, 2013
An executive summary of a study conducted to assist the effort led by the Inspector General of the Air Force to improve the Air Force inspection system's efficiency and oversight.
Jul 1, 2013
Presents primary data collected to assist the effort led by the Inspector General of the Air Force to improve the Air Force inspection system's efficiency and oversight.
Jul 1, 2013
Facilitators and Barriers to HIV Activities in Religious Congregations: Perspectives of Clergy and Lay Leaders from a Diverse Urban Sample
This paper examines facilitators and barriers to HIV activities within religious congregations, the relative internal or external sources of these influences, and suggestive differences across congregational types.
Jan 1, 2013
Examines how religious congregations engage in social entrepreneurship as they strive to meet health-related needs in their communities.
Jan 1, 2013
Religious Congregations' Collaborations: With Whom Do They Work and What Resources Do They Share in Addressing HIV and Other Health Issues?
This study explores how religious congregations interact with other community organizations to address health and, in particular, HIV-related needs within their membership and/or local communities.
Dec 1, 2012
This is a legislatively mandated assessment of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Civilian Acquisition Workforce Personnel Demonstration Project (AcqDemo).
Oct 11, 2012
Stories discuss gays in the military, police recruitment, home health care, breast cancer, health insurance exchanges, alternative fuels, refinery taxes, alcohol prices, outer space debris, mental illness, diplomatic trends, and health care costs.
Apr 29, 2011
Mar 31, 2011
Summarizes results of a RAND Corporation study on sexual orientation and U.S. military policy requested by the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Secretary of Defense in order to weigh repeal of the law known as
Dec 23, 2010
Shares results of a study on sexual orientation and U.S. military policy, requested by the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Secretary of Defense in order to weigh the repeal of the law known as ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell.''
Nov 18, 2010
Congregations can address a variety of HIV-related needs but activities such as providing pastoral care for people with HIV, raising awareness, and promoting testing appear easier for them to undertake than activities aimed at harm reduction.
Oct 17, 2010
Today's Police and Sheriff Recruits: Insights from the Newest Members of America's Law Enforcement Community
Summarizes a 2008-2009 survey of recent police officer and sheriff's deputy recruits designed to aid the law enforcement community in refining its recruitment practices and improving recruitment results.
Oct 6, 2010
This report describes the current policy context for domestic all-hazards risk-informed capabilities-based planning by local military and civilian authorities and provides a framework for a local planning support tool for their use.
Apr 12, 2010
Learning About Urban Congregations and HIV/AIDS: Community-Based Foundations for Developing Congregational Health Interventions
A community based participatory approach is helping to define a role for urban congregations in preventing HIV/AIDS
Jan 1, 2010
Provides an overview of recent research on sexual assault and summarizes more than 450 individual studies of the topic.
Nov 20, 2009
Describes the problems and positive aspects of deployment that have an impact on the retention intentions of reserve component families.
Mar 4, 2009
Presents the results of interviews with reserve component personnel and spouses, focusing on their deployment experiences and military career intentions, and suggests how the Department of Defense can better support guard and reserve families.
Dec 5, 2008
Since current policies for assigning military women were issued, the Army has changed how it organizes and fights. Assessing the Assignment Policy for Army Women considers the appropriateness of these policies in light of recent operations in Iraq.
Apr 28, 2007
This research brief describes work documented in Working Around the Military: Challenges to Military Spouse Employment and Education (MG-196-OSD).
Nov 25, 2005
The Role of Deployments in Competency Development: Experience from Prince Sultan Air Base and Eskan Village in Saudi Arabia
Uses survey data to consider the utility of Prince Sultan Air Base /Eskan deployments as a setting for broadening the skills and competencies of Air Force staff
Dec 20, 2004
Examines the range of arts programming partnerships in the Los Angeles Unified School District and provides feedback from principals, teachers, arts organizations, and district arts advisors on the challenges and obstacles in these partnerships.
Dec 17, 2004
Looks at the factors of employment and education disparities between military and civilian spouses, and recommends associated areas of improvement for the military to better accommodate its families.
Oct 5, 2004
Jan 1, 2004
This research brief describes work documented in Arts Education Partnerships: Lessons Learned from One School District's Experience (MG-222-EDU).
Jan 1, 2004