Military Personnel


Armed forces include active-duty and reserve personnel, officers, and enlisted corps. RAND research and analysis helps policymakers understand how to recruit, train, and educate the military workforce and provide cost-effective health care for military personnel and their families.

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    Are 360-Degree Assessments the Right Tool for the Military?

    Apr 9, 2015

    Using 360-degree feedback as part of the officer performance evaluation system is not advisable, but the services could benefit from using 360s as a tool for leader development and to gain an aggregate view of leadership across the force.

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    Sleep Problems Prevalent for Military Members Post-Deployment

    Apr 6, 2015

    Improving the quality and quantity of U.S. military members' sleep following deployment could help reduce other health problems, including depression and PTSD. However, a lack of consistent and transparent sleep-related policies may impede efforts to promote sleep health among service members.

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