Training Success for U.S. Air Force Special Operations and Combat Support Specialties: An Analysis of Recruiting, Screening, and Development Processes
This report addresses challenges for implementing new approaches to Air Force high-demand, high-attrition specialty recruiting, screening, and development processes, and takes a holistic approach to identifying methods to fill gaps in processes.
May 15, 2018
This report documents the results of a qualitative study designed to better understand the factors that female Air Force officers consider when deciding whether to remain in the active duty Air Force.
Apr 10, 2018
This report documents RAND's efforts to develop a long-term remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) career field planning model that addresses force health; it explains the model's main features, content, and data inputs and describes key technical aspects.
Jan 23, 2018
In examining the employment patterns of American veterans, this study finds a tendency for veterans to work in civilian fields that align with technical military functions..
Oct 4, 2017
Hispanics are less represented in the Department of Defense civilian workforce than in the federal civilian workforce and the civilian labor force. This report assesses what factors might account for Hispanic underrepresentation in the department.
Aug 28, 2017
Combining Entrepreneurship and Web Development for High School Students: A Pilot Evaluation of the Startup Tech Program and High School Students' College and Career Aspirations
This pilot evaluation of Startup Tech assesses whether 12th-grade students experienced either improved self-efficacy or changes in their college and career plans during the year in which they were in the program.
Jan 6, 2017
Examines the relative scarcity of minorities and women among senior leaders (i.e., colonel and above) in the uniformed Air Force, with the goal of identifying contributing factors and potential policy responses.
May 20, 2014
Presents three essays on obstacles to improving demographic representation in the armed forces.
Oct 11, 2010
Military wives have a much greater tendency than similar civilian wives to be underemployed, although there does not seem to be a strong link between wives' labor force position and satisfaction with their life situation.
Feb 16, 2010
Officer Classification and the Future of Diversity Among Senior Military Leaders: A Case Study of the Army ROTC
Examines the relationship between career field choice, race/ethnicity, and membership in the Army's senior officer corps.
Sep 28, 2009