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Keeping the warfighting edge : an empirical analysis of Army officers' tactical expertise /
Maren Leed.
imprint
Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2002.
description
xiv, 116 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0833031309
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author
imprint
Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2002.
isbn
0833031309
general note
"Arroyo Center."
"MR-1378-A"--P. [4] of cover.
"Prepared for the United States Army."
catalogue key
4738723
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 111-116).
Sponsored by the United States Army. DASW01-01-C-0003
A Look Inside
First Chapter
In an era of new military missions, repositioning and reduction of forces, and a heightened pace of deployments, the question arises whether today's Army combat leaders have had fewer opportunities to develop tactical skills.
Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
This volume explores whether, between 1990-1998, the tenure of developmental assignments for infantry and armour officers became shorter, the tactical training declined, and earlier shifts in career and training meant less experienced officers.
Main Description
In an era of new military missions, repositioning and reduction of forces, and a heightened pace of deployments, the question arises whether today's Army combat leaders have had fewer opportunities to develop tactical skills.
Unpaid Annotation
Explores the tenure of key developmental assignments for Amy infantry and armor officers during 1990-1998, the tactical training offered during those assignments, and shifts in career patterns and training for recent officers.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. iii
Figuresp. ix
Tablesp. xi
Summaryp. xiii
Introduction and Overviewp. 1
Length of Key Assignmentsp. 11
Training Content of Key Assignmentsp. 21
Levels of Expertise at Entry into Key Assignmentsp. 37
Conclusions and Policy Optionsp. 49
Data-Collection Formp. 69
Sample Design, Structure, and Regression Analysisp. 75
Career Historiesp. 89
Referencesp. 111
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