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In this May 2011 Congressional Briefing, behavioral scientist Rajeev Ramchand presents RAND research and analysis on recent increases in suicides among members of the U.S. military.
RAND Behavioral Scientist Anita Chandra outlines current and past RAND research that focuses on the issues that affect veterans, the military, and their families.
In this Congressional Briefing, held on June 14, 2010, James Hosek and Beth Asch describe the effect of enlistment and reenlistment bonuses on military recruitment and retention efforts and on attrition.
In this Congressional Briefing held on March 1, 2010, behavioral scientist Anita Chandra shared findings from the largest study to date on how children whose parents serve in the U.S. military are faring academically, socially, and emotionally during this extended period of wartime.