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ISBN: 1576738833, 9781576738832
Author: John Piper
Source: www.desiringgod.org
Keywords: satisfied, soul, god, glorified, duty, ofdelight, dangerous
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

"The radical pursuit of joy in God may cost you your life....But it will be worth it."The world has an inconsolable longing, which it tries to satisfy with anything but God. Scenic vacations. Sexual exploits. Ascetic rigors. Managerial excellence. Sports extravaganzas. We have turned our back to the breathtaking beauty of God and fallen in love with our shadow. To delight in the Light is a dange......
ISBN: 0309149827, 9780309149822
Authors: Committee To Assess Fuel Economy Technologies For Medium-, Heavy-duty Vehicles; National Research Council; Transportation Research Board
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: heavy, duty, vehicles, medium, consumption, approaches, reducing, fuel, technologies
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

Technologies and Approaches to Reducing the Fuel Consumption of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles evaluates various technologies and methods that could improve the fuel economy of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, such as tractor-trailers, transit buses, and work trucks.The book also recommends approaches that federal agencies could use to regulate these vehicles' fuel consumption. Currently there ar......
Author: Dennis N. De Tray
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: prior, service, accessions, pool, personnel, military, sources, active, duty, new
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

Considers an alternative source of military personnel:the pool of armed forces veterans who served regular tours of duty and who now work in the civilian sector.Section II sets out armed forces regulations governing prior service accessions.Section III examines current prior service accessions in some detail to judge whether this group should serve as a basis for further analysis.Section IV descri......
ISBN: 0833023918, 9780833023919
Authors: Lloyd Dixon, Steven Garber, Mary E. Vaiana
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: duty, vehicles, economic, assessment, light, strategy, rsquo, ozone, reduction, california
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

This report is a summary of MR-695, California’s Ozone-Reduction Strategy for Light-Duty Vehicles: Direct Costs, Direct Emission Effects, and Market Responses. Economic costs and environmental effects are analyzed for California’s multi-pronged strategy for reducing emissions from passenger cars and light-duty trucks, vehicles that are believed to account for a substantial fraction of ......
ISBN: 0833022970, 9780833022974
Authors: Margaret C. Harrell, John F. Schank, Harry J. Thie, Clifford M. Graf, Paul Steinberg
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: joint, assignments, supporting, duty
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

An analysis of joint officer management from the supply side (see MR-574-JS for the demand side) to assist in a response to a congressional directive to review joint billets and joint duty assignments. The goal of the supply-side research was to determine how many of the positions with joint content the services could support. The authors discuss the factors affecting "supportability," promotion m......
ISBN: 0833023020, 9780833023025
Authors: John F. Schank, Harry J. Thie, Jennifer H. Kawata, Margaret C. Harrell, Clifford M. Graf, Paul Steinberg
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: joint, list, assignment, duty, reevaluating
Formats:PDF
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An analysis of joint officer management from the demand side to assist in a response to a congressional directive to review joint billets and joint duty assignments.The goal of the demand-side research was to recommend a procedure for identifying the joint content of positions and to examine the implications of applying the procedure to generate a new Joint Duty Assignment List.The researchers fou......
ISBN: 0833050966, 9780833050960
Authors: Laura L. Miller, Sarah O. Meadows, Lawrence M. Hanser, Stephanie L. Taylor
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: active, duty, spouses, survey, family, air, force, year
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

Air Force leaders care not only about the well-being of their airmen but also that of their families. Already aware of the stresses of military life, the Air Force has already created a number of programs to assist families. But are these programs doing enough? What factors do families associate with these problems? And, despite the problems, do airmen's spouses understand that the leadership care......
ISBN: 0833014196, 9780833014191
Authors: Richard Buddin, Stephen J. Kirin
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: first, active, duty, enlistment, completing, personnel, reserve, component, accessions, army
Formats:PDF
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The planned restructuring of the Army Active Component (AC) will affect the size and composition (occupation, paygrade, recruit quality) of the prior service accession pool available to the Reserve Component (RC). This report examines factors that affect whether prior-service personnel affiliate with RC units. The goal is to identify soldiers who are likely to join the RC and understand what can b......
ISBN: 0833039008, 9780833039002
Authors: David S. Loughran, Jacob Alex Klerman, Bogdan Savych
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: employment, global, war, terrorism, local, deployments, reserve, activations, active, duty, effect
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

Today, American service personnel are deploying at rates not seen since the Vietnam War. Such deployments and activations have raised concerns about their effect on the local economies-due to the temporary loss of employees in the workforce-but little analysis has been done on the issue. To address this gap in understanding, the authors of this report use econometric models to analyze the impact o......
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