This dissertation seeks to answer two policy questions for Air Force leadership and mental health providers. First: is there sufficient reason to be concerned about occupational burnout among DCGS intelligence personnel? Second: to the extent that these issues exist, what can be done to mitigate occupational burnout and attrition of DCGS intelligence personnel?
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