RAND-Department of Defense Survey Research Program

Fiscal Years 1978-1979

by Zahava D. Doering


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This Note, in the form of annotated briefing slides, briefly describes completed and planned surveys in the RAND-DOD Survey Group, a component of RAND’s Manpower, Mobilization and Readiness Program. The history, objectives, and proposed design for a series of military and civilian surveys are outlined. The Note is the documentation of a briefing presented at the OSD/MRA&L/OUSDRE&E Conference of OSD Manpower and Logistics Studies Centers held at The RAND Corporation, April 24-25, 1979.

This report is part of the RAND Corporation Note series. The note was a product of the RAND Corporation from 1979 to 1993 that reported other outputs of sponsored research for general distribution.

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