This book presents recent research on major manpower issues, including recruitment problems, the military family, the role of women, racial problems, economic concerns, and the concept of the citizen-soldier. It explores hitherto underresearched issues concerning U.S. military manpower.
Table of Contents
Introduction 1. Changing Military Manpower Realities: Implications for the Next Decade Part 1: Manpower Issues: The Active and Reserve Components 2. U.S. Reserve Forces: The Achilles' Heel of the All-Volunteer Force? 3. Defending Europe Against a Conventional Attack: The Increasing Gap Between the Army's Capabilities and NATO Commitments 4. Instructor Pilot Retention in Air Training Command: A Survey Analysis Part 2: The Dynamics of Organization 5. Institutional and Occupational Values in the U.S. Military 6. Race and Job Satisfaction in the U.S. Army Part 3: Women in the Military 7. Integrating Women into Nontraditional Jobs: Air Force Rated Women 8. Women in the Navy: Performance, Health, and Motherhood Part 4: The Military Family 9. Family power: An Issue in Military Manpower Management 10. Family Life Patterns in the Air Force 11. Ethnography of a Navy Community Part 5: A Look into the Future? 12. The Citizen-Soldier and National Service