Accession Number : ADA214385

Title :   What's on the Year-At-Risk File.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s) : Murray, Michael P. ; Relles, Daniel ; Brauner, Marygail ; Carter, Grace ; Cutler, Leola

Report Date : MAR 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 84

Abstract : This note describes the Year-at-Risk (YAR) file, a SAS (Statistical Analysis System) software system data file, that is the primary source of data for building, testing, and maintaining the models in the Air Force's Enlisted Force Management System. The YAR 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. This note describes each of the variables on the YAR file and lists the possible data codes and their meanings. The Air Force maintains the YAR file and updates it annually with data on airmen who were in the Air Force during the preceding twelve months. Keywords: Air Force; Air Force personnel, Enlisted personnel, Personnel management, Data bases, Variables.

Descriptors :   *COMPUTER FILES, *AIR FORCE PERSONNEL, *ENLISTED PERSONNEL, *PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT, AIR FORCE, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, ACTIVE DUTY.

Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE