Accession Number : AD0775672

Title :   National Service as an Alternative for Military Conscription.

Descriptive Note : Student essay,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Wagner, John E.

Report Date : 04 APR 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : The essay analyzes National Service as a possible alternative approach to military conscription as a means for providing the necessary manpower to support the armed forces. It considers the requirements of military recruitment, military officer procurement, and retention of trained personnel, in relation to national attitudes, historic precedents, objectives of national service, and other methods for meeting military manpower requirements. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *MILITARY PERSONNEL, *RECRUITING, OFFICER PERSONNEL, RETENTION(GENERAL), MILITARY TRAINING, ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY).

Subject Categories : Military Forces and Organizations
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE