As the Army's federally funded research and development center for studies and analyses, RAND Arroyo Center is charged with helping the leadership to identify the most critical challenges confronting the Army and with providing high-quality, objective research and analysis to support sound decisionmaking. This annual report describes Arroyo's research activities in FY 2009. It provides a detailed overview of the FY 2009 research agenda, features summaries of noteworthy projects selected to illustrate its breadth, and presents the results of quick-response studies conducted to help the Army leadership respond to pressing near-term problems. The full range of research products and services that Arroyo provided to the Army is covered, including peer-reviewed publications and the analytic training of officers in the Army Fellows Program.
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