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ISBN: 0833005855, 9780833005854
Authors: Michael D. Rich, William Stanley, Susan Anderson
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: sustainability, readiness, force, air, improving
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This report seeks to promote discussion of the way the Air Force develops its weapon systems, manages its support resources, and conducts its wartime logistics operations. It describes the enemy threat facing the Tactical Air Forces in the next several decades, how that threat affects the combat environments within which those forces will have to operate, how those environments should shape force ......
ISBN: 083301134X,
Authors: M. Audrey Burnam, Lisa S. Meredith, Cathy D. Sherbourne, R. Burciaga Valdez, Georges Vernez
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: readiness, soldier, families, army
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During the 1980s, Army families became more diverse and complex, paralleling trends in the civilian world. As these changes have developed, Army families have called for improved family and quality-of-life programs. The Army leadership has expressed concern that family needs, if unmet, could reduce soldiers’ readiness, retention, and overall well-being. To determine how extensive such needs ......
Authors: James H. Bigelow, Karen E. Isaacson
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: air, forces, progress, report, sustainability, wartime, assess, peacetime, material, readiness, models
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This Note reports on the first year's progress on a project to develop a prototype methodology for assessing the effects of varying certain logistics policies and resource levels on the peacetime material readiness and wartime sustainability of the U.S. air forces, in order that support resources may be better planned and justified during the annual Planning, Programming and Budgeting System exerc......
ISBN: 0833012851, 9780833012852
Authors: William G. Wild, Bruce R. Orvis, Rebecca Mazel, Iva Maclennan, R. D. Bender
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: implications, readiness, programs, crosstraining, field, based, design
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As part of a broad effort to reduce defense expenditures, the Army is exploring a number of new approaches to training individual soldiers. Prominent among these approaches is "field-based crosstraining (FBCT)," which involves combining two or more occupational specialties and shifting initial skill training from Army schools to on-the-job training in field units. This report describes a method fo......
ISBN: 0833020935, 9780833020932
Author: Rebecca Mazel
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: survey, instrument, database, documentation, readiness, implications, field, based, crosstraining, programs, design
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This Note documents the survey instruments and data sources used to support the analyses described in RAND report R-4242-A, Design of Field-Based Crosstraining Programs and Implications for Readiness. This study used two forms of data: (1) data collected via specially designed survey instruments; and (2) existing maintenance data and personnel records. Supervisors were queried about their job resp......
ISBN: 0833032623, 9780833032621
Author: Brian G. Chow
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: demand, maintaining, readiness, meeting, operations, tempo, air, mobility, peacetime
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The dual objectives of U.S. peacetime air mobility operations have long been to meet peacetime demand and to maintain wartime readiness. The 9/11 attacks and subsequent U.S. responses have only reinforced both goals. Questions have arisen, however, as to whether these objectives are being adequately met in light of the reduced resources that have characterized the post-Cold War period. Accordingly......
Authors: Committee For Marine Salvage Response Capability: A Workshop, The National Academies
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: ports, attacks, actions, improve, readiness, terrorist, responding, proceedings, conference, marine, salvage, capabilities, trb
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Download free ebook: Trb Conference Proceedings 30: Marine Salvage Capabilities:responding To Terrorist Attacks In U.s. Ports Actions To Improve Readiness......
ISBN: 079692242X, 9780796922427
Authors: Fabian Arends, Makola Phurutse
Source: www.hsrcpress.ac.za
Keywords: readiness, knowledge, skills, school, africa, teachers, south, beginner
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Despite a strong emphasis on teacher education and development in post-apartheid South Africa, statistics show a low retention of beginner teachers in the teaching profession. This trend has serious implications for learner outcomes, given the contribution teachers can and should make to learner achievement.Beginner Teachers in South Africa is the first wide-scale study of teachers in the first th......
ISBN: 0833043137, 9780833043139
Authors: Jill S. Cannon, Lynn A. Karoly
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: grades, california, children, achievement, student, gaps, school, readiness, ahead
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To evaluate the adequacy and efficiency of preschool education, the RAND Corporation has undertaken the California Preschool Study to improve understanding of achievement gaps in the early elementary grades, the adequacy of preschool education currently given, and what efficiencies or additional resources might be brought to bear in early care and education. Despite rising achievement levels in re......
ISBN: 0833028286, 9780833028280
Authors: Carl J. Dahlman, David E. Thaler
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: force, fighter, wing, air, study, unit, readiness, case, assessing
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Ongoing allegations of problems with readiness in the current environment of constrained resources and demanding contingency requirements have driven efforts to characterize the effect of this environment on a representative operational unit and to capture the features in a readiness management system. A broad recipe for assessing readiness involves defining what is “healthy,” evaluati......
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