All-volunteer and reserve military

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  • 170 Pages
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Nova Science Publishers, Inc. , New York
Military service, Voluntary -- United States, Draft -- United States, United States -- Armed Forces -- Recruiting, enlistment
StatementSusan I. Fergase, editor.
ContributionsFergase, Susan I.
LC ClassificationsUB323 .A63 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 170 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24007270M
ISBN 101607411334
ISBN 139781606921338, 9781607411338
LC Control Number2009464272

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"America's Army: Making the All-Volunteer Force" is an excellent survey of modern U.S. military history, and a first-rate discussion of current military affairs.

It is a valuable resource for both the professional as well as the casual study of the Army, its place in U.S. culture and society, and its war-fighting by: A glaring case in point is the recent recruitment by the Army of 62, men and women, its target for fiscal year To arrive at that objective, the Army needed 9, recruiting staff.

A volunteer military or all-volunteer military is one which derives its manpower from volunteers or as a voluntary occupation, rather than conscription or mandatory service.

A country may offer attractive pay and benefits through military recruitment to attract potential recruits. Many countries with volunteer militaries reserve the right to renew conscription in the event of an emergency. We are very proud of the all-volunteer Army."Maj.

Gen. Thomas C. Seamands, director of military personnel management, Army G-1, has served in the Army for 32 years now. Mission Statement. The United States Volunteers/United States Army Volunteer Reserve is a non-paid, military-styled organization/society composed of trained, experience and motivated retired and former members of the Armed Forces of the United States and other public-spirited citizens.


Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. The all-volunteer army has created a chasm between the combat veteran and the population served. That chasm gets broader with every reckless military intervention or deployment.

America's all-volunteer military has been an overwhelming success, but faces an unprecedented challenge posed by the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to a new RAND Corporation book that is the most detailed examination ever conducted of the force.

The U.S Army switched to an all-volunteer force in the s. At that time, military planners and national leaders seriously doubted whether a volunteer force could be successful. During the Vietnam War, the draft became very unpopular. Fear of the draft boosted the anti-war movement.

VI THE ALL-VOLUNTEER MILITARY: ISSUES AND PERFORMANCE Figures 1. End Strength of the Active-Duty Military Under the Draft and the All-Volunteer Force, to 2 2. Annual Number of Draftees and the Military’s Total Accession Requirements, to 4 3.

Percentage of Non-Prior-Service Recruits and Young Civilians with High School. Since the end of the military draft inevery person joining the U.S. armed forces has done so because he or she asked to be there. Over the past decade, this.

Casey B. Mulligan is an economics professor at the University of is the author of “The Redistribution Recession: How Labor Market Distortions Contracted the Economy.” It is easy to exaggerate the importance of economic ideas in shaping public policy.

The United States’ move to an all-volunteer army is a good example. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY JUSTIFICATION OF ESTIMATE FOR FISCAL YEAR INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT “Readiness is our #1 priority, there is no other #1” Gen Mark A. Milley. America’s Army Reserve is the world’s premier land power reserve force and the provider of America’s Citizen-Soldiers for planned and emerging missions at home and abroad.

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed is one of the eight U.S. uniformed services, and is designated as the Army of the United States in the U.S. Constitution.

As the oldest and most senior branch of the U.S. military in order of precedence, the modern U.S. Army has its roots in the Continental Army, which was formed (14 June Country: United States. Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the all-volunteer U.S.

Armed Forces, military experts and others talked about sustaining these volunteers. Topics included personnel turnover, increased. Before the U.S. Military became an All-Volunteer Force inmillion soldiers were drafted into service during Vietnam [source: Dunnigan].Men in good health between the ages of 18 and 26 were required by law to fight for their country if asked.

There were many military leaders at the time who worried that the all-volunteer military would not work. They were wrong.

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Over the decade of the s a dedicated group of officers and NCOs made it work, in some cases having to carry loaded sidearms into the barracks. Paying for the all-voluntary military retirement and health benefits that the all-volunteer military force and their families enjoy, according to a study by the Defense Department’s Reserve.

I bought this book from for a graduate school paper. It explains about how the all-volunteer military is failing in our current time period.

Written by both a Republican father and a Democrat wife of U.S. Marines, it also contains forewords from U.S. Senator /5(57). Get this from a library. America's volunteers: a report on the all-volunteer Armed Forces. [United States. Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Manpower, Reserve Affairs, and Logistics);].

The coronavirus pandemic is a very serious cause for concern, but Americans should be aware of another profoundly devastating epidemic stalking the United States.

Last week, the Veterans Author: Ken Allard. I have studied the problem of the military conscription system versus an all‐volunteer armed force for many years. I proposed taking the steps necessary to end the draft as long ago as   A small c catholic: The way the United States creates its military needs to be changed.

Our all-volunteer military system is unjust and encourages an inequitable social division. During a time when the United States military is fighting two wars simultaneously, scholars, military veterans, and members of the general public discussed the origins of today's army on November 16 as part of the launch of Beth Bailey's new book, America's Army: Making the All-Volunteer Force.

The book begins, Bailey explained, with the crisis. After listing the issues, solutions are then presented. The variants of the all-volunteer force, of conscription, and combining volunteers and conscripts are suggested.

A part of the book focuses on active duty forces. The issue of employing women in the military is fully addressed. A description of combat is also tackled. Tagged as world series, afghanistan, all volunteer military, battle of kursk, battle of midway, battleships of pearl harbor, berlin wall, book and bible burning, cold war, counterinsurgency, D-Day, decade in review, french algeria, french indochina, German war in Poland, German war in russia, god, guadalcanal, hans kung, History, hitler's.

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4 Military Life Opportunities and Challenges. To build a clearer picture of military families and gain insights into both their strengths and their needs, in this chapter we build on Chapter 3 by examining the real-life experiences of active and reserve component military personnel and their families.

By highlighting the opportunities and challenges of military life at different stages of. Topics addressed include future recruiting and retention, Reserve component contributions, and transformation in military manpower and personnel policy. The All-Volunteer Service is a vital resource for defense professionals, journalists, politicians, and all citizens concerned about future U.S.

defense policy. A Brief History of the AVF. The Nixon administration created the All-Volunteer Force inin the final days of the Vietnam War. 3 During the 15 years that followed, the Department of Defense built AVFa force optimized to fight short wars with overwhelming force, and to conduct the occasional “operation other than war,” too.

Competitive military compensation and benefits (enabled. In his book, Laich proposes alternatives to the all-volunteer force, including national service, universal military training, conscription and continuing with the current setup.

According to a recent RAND Corporation report, Taiwan could augment its all-volunteer military with elite reserve force units, further enhancing its ability to counter Chinese threats in the.

The U.S. military has million troops on active duty and another 1. 26 million in the Reserves, includingin the National Guard. We h American troops stationed in Japan, 37, in South Korea, andon bases all across Europe.

These numbers confront us with a stunning paradox: America has the second largest standing army in the world, and yet, is desperate .