Accession Number : ADA118149

Title :   The Evolution of Armed Forces Enlisted Personnel Management Policies: Executive Summary.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s) : Hayes,J H

PDF Url : ADA118149

Report Date : Jul 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 129

Abstract : Executive summary which describes the evolution of principles and procedures that guide the various branches of the armed services in managing their enlisted forces. The principles and procedures are the result of public pressures and struggles among the Congress, the Executive , and the services. The struggles are traced from the creation of the Continental Army in 1776 through the next 200 years. Particular attention is paid to recruitment, retention, compensation, desertion, punishment, drinking, and race. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Personnel management, Enlisted personnel, Military personnel, Military forces(United States), Policies, Recruiting, Personnel retention, Compensation, Punishment, Race(Anthropology)

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE