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The all-volunteer force : thirty years of service

Author: Barbara A Bicksler; Curtis L Gilroy; John T Warner; Donald Rumsfeld
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brassey's Inc., 2004.
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The balance of the volume is devoted to the challenges the Department of Defense will face in sustaining the AVF in the future in light of recent U.S. troop commitments around the globe.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
All-volunteer force.
Washington, D.C. : Brassey's Inc., 2004
(OCoLC)607197889
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara A Bicksler; Curtis L Gilroy; John T Warner; Donald Rumsfeld
ISBN: 1574889192 9781574889192 1574889206 9781574889208
OCLC Number: 57448994
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 384 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Donald H. Rumsfeld --
pt. 1. The all-volunteer force in perspective. Introduction / Melvin R. Laird --
Reflections from the Gates Commission / Frederick B. Dent ... [et al.] --
The making of the all-volunteer force / Martin Anderson --
The Gates Commission: right for the wrong reasons / Bernard D. Rostker --
Reflections on managing the all-volunteer force: past and future / John P. White --
No more greetings / Walter Y. Oi --
pt. 2. Sustaining the force: recruiting and retention. Introduction / Christopher Jehn --
Sustaining the force in an era of transformation / Paul F. Hogan, Curtis J. Simon, John T. Warner --
Manpower quality in the all-volunteer force / David J. Armor, Paul R. Sackett --
The effects of socioeconomic change on the all-volunteer force: past, present, and future / Martha Farnsworth Riche, Aline Quester --
Commentary / Dennis D. Cavin ... [et al.] --
pt. 3. Reserve component contributions to the all-volunteer force. Introduction / William A. Navas Jr. --
The all-volunteer force: an employer's perspective / Robert K. Steel --
From the home front to the front lines: U.S. Reserve forces answer the call to duty / Edward L. Schrock --
Manning the force while at war: a critical challenge / James R. Helmly --
The Reserves and the Guard: standing in the civil-military gap before and after 9/11 / Peter D. Feaver, David P. Filer, Paul Gronke --
Commentary / Reginald J. Brown, Thomas F. Hall --
pt. 4. Transformation in military manpower and personnel policy. Introduction / Ken Krieg --
Looking to the future: what does transformation mean for military manpower and personnel policy? / Beth J. Asch, James R. Hosek --
A "continuum of service" for the all-volunteer force / John D. Winkler ... [et al.] --
Toward a new balance in military capabilities / Arthur K. Cebrowski --
Commentary / Patricia A. Tracey, Michael L. Dominguez, Heather Wilson --
pt. 5. The next decade. Observations on a remarkable transformation / Paul Wolfowitz --
Thirty years of an all-volunteer force: personal observations / John W. Vessey Jr. --
A bigger force or a smaller empire / Ed Dorn --
The all-volunteer force: resilient and perishable / Rudy de Leon --
Looking ahead: the 40th anniversary / David S.C. Chu.
Responsibility: edited by Barbara A. Bicksler, Curtis L. Gilroy, John T. Warner ; foreword by Donald H. Rumsfeld.

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