This Note describes the Enriched Airman Gain/Loss (EAGL) file, an annually prepared data file that supports the Air Force's Enlisted Force Management System. The file contains longitudinal data on every airman who was on regular active duty in the Air Force any time between June 30, 1971, and June 30, 1987. The Note describes each of the data fields on the EAGL file, identifies the data source, and lists the possible data codes and their meanings. The Air Force maintains the EAGL file and updates it annually with data on airmen who were in the Air Force during the preceding twelve months.
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.
This document and trademark(s) contained herein are protected by law. This representation of RAND intellectual property is provided for noncommercial use only. Unauthorized posting of this publication online is prohibited; linking directly to this product page is encouraged. Permission is required from RAND to reproduce, or reuse in another form, any of its research documents for commercial purposes. For information on reprint and reuse permissions, please visit www.rand.org/pubs/permissions.
The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis. RAND's publications do not necessarily reflect the opinions of its research clients and sponsors.