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The cover story spotlights RAND's research on how health care providers can better meet the needs of veterans. A second feature describes life as a U.S. Army private, based on interviews by RAND researchers of service members on bases throughout the United States. The Q&A with policy researcher Jodi Liu focuses on the value of rigorous research and analysis and the use of data to solve problems related to the delivery of health care in the United States. The Commentary column by senior behavioral and social scientist Miriam Matthews describes U.S. Air Force efforts to retain female officers and improve senior leadership opportunities for women.

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