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ISBN: 0833027441, 9780833027443
Author: Stephanie Williamson
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: systems, promotion, personnel, enlisted, description
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The U.S. armed services have different methods and processes for promoting enlisted personnel. All of the services, however, aim to ensure that promotion outcomes correspond to substantive differences in personnel quality. This report provides a snapshot of how the Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Force go about measuring duty performance, leadership potential, experience, knowledge, and skills to det......
Author: Richard Robinson
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: methodology, contextual, analysis, alternatives, comparison, transport, systems, air
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This dissertation examines military airlift capacity provided by 18 alternative airlift concepts in 11 representative cases. Each concept is evaluated for its development risks and its performance over thirty days of delivering cargo. An equal cost method is used to examine the performance of airlift, identify specific performance niches for different system designs, and focus policymaker attentio......
Author: Justin Camp
Source: www.smashwords.com
Keywords: nights, rainy
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Rating:Not yet rated.Published: Feb. 01, 2011Category: Fiction»Mystery & detective»Short StoriesWords: 9620 (approximate)Language: EnglishEbook Short DescriptionThis is a compilation of short stories that will scare you, shock you, and make you afraid to turn out the lights!!!Extended DescriptionA compilation of short stories from the mind of a young author. Scary stories, sad stories ......
ISBN: 0309087244, 9780309087247
Authors: Committee On End Points For Spent Nuclear Fuel, High-level Radioactive Waste In Russia, The United States, Office For Central Europe, Eurasia Development, Security,, Cooperation, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: waste, russia, united, states, radioactive, level, spent, nuclear, fuel, points
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End Points for spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste in Russian and the United States provides an analysis of the management of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste in Russia and the United States, describing inventories, comparing approaches, and assessing the end-point options for storage and disposal of materials and wastes. The authoring committee finds that despit......
ISBN: 0833016474, 9780833016478
Authors: Thomas S. Szayna, Graham Fuller, Robert Howe, Brian Nichiporuk, K. Jack Riley, Ashley J. Tellis, James A. Winnefeld
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: war, era, supplemental, materials, cold, post, intrastate, conflict, implications, army, intervention
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The Arroyo Center conducted a study aimed at helping the Army identify the issues and some of the answers associated with the currents and changes in intrastate conflict in the wake of the Cold War. This report is the supplemental volume to the main report of the study, MR-554/1-A. The bulk of it is devoted to describing six speculative "case studies," drawn from a global survey of actual and pote......
Authors: C. F. Black, Larry Pipes
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: routes, infiltration, model, prediction, premir
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This mathematical computer model provides a systematic approach for investigating route selection criteria and degree of randomness, provided some infiltration routes are known to the investigator.It has been applied to an area of South Vietnam and adjacent Laos.Since selection criteria usually involve cost, the techniques of dynamic programming have been applied to determine minimum-cost paths, e......
ISBN: 1409915670, 9781409915676
Authors: Mrs George Baskerville, Illustrated By Mrs E G Morris
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Keywords: mrs, press, george, baskerville, morris, dodo, illustrated, folk, snakes, lore, stories, uganda, king
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Title The King of the Snakes and Other Folk-Lore Stories from Uganda (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press)Authors and contributors By (author) Mrs George Baskerville, Illustrated by Mrs E G MorrisPhysical properties Format: PaperbackNumber of pages: 100Width: 152 mmHeight: 229 mmThickness: 6 mmWeight: 159 gAudience General/tradeISBN ISBN 13: 9781409915676ISBN 10: 1409915670Classificat......
Authors: Leland Johnson, Walter S. Baer, Rudy Bretz, D. H. Camph, Nathaniel E. Feldman, Rolla Edward Park, Robert K. Yin
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Keywords: basic, report, valley, miami, communications, dayton, cable
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A compilation of ten papers on the development of broadband cable communications in the Dayton area, concerned primarily with the economics, technology, franchising, and ownership of cable systems, as well as the range of community services they might provide. Ten-year financial projections show that an interconnected network of six cable systems covering 13 incorporated cities in the Dayton, Ohio......
ISBN: 0309064961, 9780309064965
Authors: Committee On The Assessment Of Asthma, Indoor Air, Division Of Health Promotion, Disease Prevention, Institute Of Medicine
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: air, exposures, indoor, asthma, clearing
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Since about 1980, asthma prevalence and asthma-related hospitalizations and deaths have increased substantially, especially among children. Of particular concern is the high mortality rate among African Americans with asthma. Recent studies have suggested that indoor exposures--to dust mites, cockroaches, mold, pet dander, tobacco smoke, and other biological and chemical pollutants--may influence......
Authors: Terri Tanielian, Lisa H. Jaycox, Melinda Beeuwkes Buntin, Susann Rohwedder, Michael D. Greenberg, Robert T. Reville, Martin Wachs, Ian P. Cook, Bruce J. Held, James T. Quinlivan, Jeremy J. Ghez, Theodore W. Karasik, Brian Nichiporuk, Jerrold D. Green,
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Keywords: summer, vol, review, rand
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The cover story about “issues over the horizon” contains 11 essays, highlighting major public policy problems that have eluded the mainstream media radar and pointing toward solutions that have been likewise overlooked. The 11 issues encompass the aging couple (Medicare and Social Security), corporate America's next big scandal, innovative infrastructure, the potential failure of elect......
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