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all-volunteer force and defense manpower

Richard V. L. Cooper

all-volunteer force and defense manpower

testimony before the House Budget Committee (Task force on National Security), July 12, 1977

by Richard V. L. Cooper

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National security.,
  • VOLAR Project.,
  • Draft.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard V.L. Cooper
    SeriesThe Rand paper series -- P-5911
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16457249M

    The Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) serves under the Office of the Secretary of Defense to collate personnel, manpower, training, financial, and other data for the Department of Defense. This data catalogues the history of personnel in the military and their family for purposes of healthcare, retirement funding and other administrative needs. It has offices in Seaside, California and. Indeed, the all-volunteer force is the cornerstone of the modern American military. The U.S. military today is a more effective, just, equitable, and meritorious institution, thanks in large measure to the commission’s foundational work 50 years ago. Like conscription, however, the all-volunteer force has come at a significant cost.

    The Defense Manpower Commission study of the Department of Defense (DOD) manpower resulted in about recommendations, conclusions, and observations on a variety of issues, including requirements, recruitment, training, utilization, compensation, retirement, the future of the All Volunteer Force, and management of defense tentative responses of DOD lacked specific . impassioned defense of volunteerism on logical grounds and countered the various objections to a volunteer force. But it was Walter who demonstrated the feasibility of a volunteer force on empirical grounds. His paper accomplished several things. First, he estimated the budgetary cost of moving to a volunteer force. Then he estimated the true.

    In , he joined the Manpower Requirements Directorate of the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Analysis as an economist. Two years later, he joined RAND as a research economist, becoming Program Director of the Manpower Personnel and Training Program, a program sponsored by the United States Air Force. The Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) serves under the Office of the Secretary of Defense to collate personnel, manpower, training, financial, and other data for the Department of data catalogues the history of personnel in the military and their family for purposes of healthcare, retirement funding and other administrative needs.


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