Military Professions

For decades, RAND has conducted extensive research to help U.S. and allied decisionmakers design training and career development programs that will attract and retain military professionals capable of meeting a nation's national security and defense goals.

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    An Examination of the Effects of Voluntary Separation Incentives

    In this report, the authors address questions about the VSI/SSB (Voluntary Separation Incentive/Special Separation Benefit) program using Defense Manpower Data Center data on Army enlisted personnel.

    Jan 1, 2001

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    Military Recruiting: Trends, Outlook, and Implications

    Based on indications of increased difficulty in meeting recruiting goals, RAND was asked to examine recent trends in the recruiting market and to assess their implications for meeting accession requirements.

    Jan 1, 2001

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    The Total Army School System: Recommendations for Future Policy

    Summarizes the Arroyo Center's analysis of the Reserve Component (RC) school system and the prototype over two fiscal years (1995 and 1996) in the areas of training requirements and school production, training resources and costs, and training quality.

    Jan 1, 1999

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    Labor Substitution in the Military Environment: Implications for Enlisted Force Management

    Analyzes the potential for cost savings associated with the substitution of first term and career personnel at the occupational level.

    Nov 1, 1979

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    John A. Ausink

    Senior Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in public policy, Harvard University; M.S. in mathematics, Oxford University; B.S. in mathematics and physics, U.S. Air Force Academy

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    Raymond E. Conley

    Senior Management Scientist
    Education D.P.A. (doctorate of public administration), University of Alabama; M.S. in industrial engineering, Arizona State University; M.S. in resource strategy, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, National Defense University; M.B.A., Louisiana Tech University; B.A. in industrial production, University of Oklahoma

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    Chaitra M. Hardison

    Senior Behavioral Scientist; Faculty, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology, University of Minnesota; B.A. in psychology, University of California, Berkeley

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    Henry A. Leonard

    Senior International/Defense Researcher
    Education M.P.A. in economics and public policy, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University; B.S. in engineering, United States Military Academy, West Point

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    Maria C. Lytell

    Associate Director, Personnel, Training, and Health Program, RAND Arroyo Center
    Education Ph.D. in industrial-organizational psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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    M. Wade Markel

    Acting Director, Forces and Logistics Program, RAND Arroyo Center; Senior Political Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in history, Harvard University; M.A. in history, Harvard University; B.S. in history, US Mil Academy at West Point

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    Tara L. Terry

    Senior Operations Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in industrial and operations engineering, University of Michigan; M.S.E in industrial and operations engineering, University of Michigan; B.S. in mathematics, Oakland Univeristy; B.S.E in computer engineering, Oakland Univeristy; B.S.E in electrical engineering, Oakland Univeristy

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    John D. Winkler

    Director, Forces and Resources Policy Center; Senior Behavioral Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in social psychology, Harvard University; B.A. in psychology, University of Pennsylvania