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Product Description: New approaches to the acquisition of services and the related policy issues in which the office of the Secretary of Defense is likely to become involved.

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9780833035264 | Rand Corp, March 1, 2004, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: New approaches to the acquisition of services and the related policy issues in which the office of the Secretary of Defense is likely to become involved.

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Product Description: To explore new questions about the demand for and capabilities of close support, the authors applied varying types and levels of support to a series of combat scenarios. The results suggest that close support does not always help--but can be crucial...read more

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9780833031853 | Rand Corp, June 1, 2002, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: To explore new questions about the demand for and capabilities of close support, the authors applied varying types and levels of support to a series of combat scenarios.

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Product Description: Exactly how much money do the average officers and enlisted personnel make every month?

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9780833031747 | Rand Corp, June 1, 2002, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Exactly how much money do the average officers and enlisted personnel make every month?

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Product Description: Has opening new skills and units been enough to create equal opportunities for women in the U.S. military? Success has been mixed, in part because of the circumstances of individual occupations, and some issues affect men as much as they do women...read more

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9780833031686 | Rand Corp, May 1, 2002, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Has opening new skills and units been enough to create equal opportunities for women in the U.

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Product Description: Netwar―like cyberwar―describes a new spectrum of conflict that is emerging in the wake of the information revolution. What distinguished netwar is the networked organizational structure of its practitioners and their quickness in coming together in swarming attacks...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780833030306 | Rand Corp, November 1, 2001, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Netwar―like cyberwar―describes a new spectrum of conflict that is emerging in the wake of the information revolution.

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Product Description: Military compensation is complex, consisting of over 70 different pays and entitlements, some of which are cash payments and some of which are in-kind transfers. This study provides a baseline description of the structure of enlisted-personnel compensation.

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9780833024794 | Rand Corp, June 1, 2001, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Military compensation is complex, consisting of over 70 different pays and entitlements, some of which are cash payments and some of which are in-kind transfers.

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Product Description: Congress has recently expressed concern that the current tenure system for developing general and flag officers does not effectively prepare them for handling increasing levels of responsibility and for performing with maximum efficiency at each level of assignment...read more

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9780833025265 | Rand Corp, June 1, 2001, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Congress has recently expressed concern that the current tenure system for developing general and flag officers does not effectively prepare them for handling increasing levels of responsibility and for performing with maximum efficiency at each level of assignment.

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Product Description: As a means of facilitating the defense drawdown, the Department of Defense offered eligible personnel either the Voluntary Separation Incentive or the Special Separation Bonus (VSI/SSB), a program to induce mid-career personnel to separate from service...read more

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9780833025661 | Rand Corp, June 1, 2001, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: As a means of facilitating the defense drawdown, the Department of Defense offered eligible personnel either the Voluntary Separation Incentive or the Special Separation Bonus (VSI/SSB), a program to induce mid-career personnel to separate from service.

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Product Description: This report demonstrates how commercial facilities similar to DoD installations implement integrated approaches to environmental management successfully. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780833029959 | Rand Corp, May 1, 2001, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: This report demonstrates how commercial facilities similar to DoD installations implement integrated approaches to environmental management successfully.

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Product Description: Since the military draft ended in 1975, newly commissioned officers have included increasing numbers of minorities and women. These officers must be retained and promoted for the senior officer ranks to become as diverse as the junior officer ranks are today...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Selika Ducksworth (editor), Susan D. Hosek (editor), Rebecca Kilburn (editor), Debra A. Strong (editor) and Peter Tiemeyer (editor)

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9780833028761 | Rand Corp, July 1, 2000, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Since the military draft ended in 1975, newly commissioned officers have included increasing numbers of minorities and women.

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Product Description: This study was motivated by the results of high-resolution simulations of long-range precision fires that were employed against an invader marching through mixed terrain. It describes a fast-running, stochastic, multiresolution desktop model and its calibration to data from high-resolution simulation...read more

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9780833028198 | Rand Corp, July 1, 2000, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: This study was motivated by the results of high-resolution simulations of long-range precision fires that were employed against an invader marching through mixed terrain.

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Product Description: The qualities of commanders and their ideas are more important to a general theory of command and control than are the technical and architectural qualities of their computers and communications systems. This theory separates the art of command and control (C2) from the hardware and software systems that support C2...read more

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9780833024503 | Rand Corp, November 1, 1999, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The qualities of commanders and their ideas are more important to a general theory of command and control than are the technical and architectural qualities of their computers and communications systems.

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Product Description: At the request of Congress to the Secretary of Defense, RAND undertook a study on the advisability and feasibility of a cadre of officers whose assignments and schooling would be managed so as to ensure a viable career track in which the officers would serve in interagency and international assignments...read more

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9780833027726 | Rand Corp, September 1, 1999, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: At the request of Congress to the Secretary of Defense, RAND undertook a study on the advisability and feasibility of a cadre of officers whose assignments and schooling would be managed so as to ensure a viable career track in which the officers would serve in interagency and international assignments.

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Product Description: This study discusses the opportunities that may be raised by the emergence of noopolitik―ranging from construction of noosphere to recommendations.

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9780833026989 | Rand Corp, February 1, 1999, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: This study discusses the opportunities that may be raised by the emergence of noopolitik―ranging from construction of noosphere to recommendations.

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Product Description: In 1987 a new retirement system, called the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS), was introduced for federal civil service personnel. Some observers have hypothesized that FERS would alter the retirement and separation outcomes produced by FERS' predecessor, the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS)...read more

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9780833026897 | Rand Corp, December 1, 1998, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: In 1987 a new retirement system, called the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS), was introduced for federal civil service personnel.

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Product Description: The author reports the health surveys conducted while the fires were burning indicated increased symptoms and an association between prevalence of complaints and proximity to the oil fires.

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9780833026682 | Rand Corp, November 1, 1998, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The author reports the health surveys conducted while the fires were burning indicated increased symptoms and an association between prevalence of complaints and proximity to the oil fires.

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Product Description: Manpower constitutes a vital element of the nation's defense capability, one that must be sustained if tomorrow's force is to be ready for the wide set of contingencies currently envisioned in the post-Cold War world. The authors focus on a key aspect of this concern: the effect of recent personnel tempo, or perstempo, on reenlistment...read more

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9780833026590 | Rand Corp, September 1, 1998, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Manpower constitutes a vital element of the nation's defense capability, one that must be sustained if tomorrow's force is to be ready for the wide set of contingencies currently envisioned in the post-Cold War world.

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Product Description: This is the first report of a two-part project that estimates the determinants of individual enlistment decisions using the 1992 and 1994 wave of the National Educational Longitudinal Study (NELS).

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9780833025814 | Rand Corp, September 1, 1998, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: This is the first report of a two-part project that estimates the determinants of individual enlistment decisions using the 1992 and 1994 wave of the National Educational Longitudinal Study (NELS).

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Product Description: Describe the development of DynaRank, an Microsoft Excel based program that allows detailed highlevel evaluation of policy options.

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9780833026521 | Rand Corp, August 1, 1998, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Describe the development of DynaRank, an Microsoft Excel based program that allows detailed highlevel evaluation of policy options.

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Product Description: Over the past several years, the military Services have reduced their forces substantially. Military skill groups have been consolidated before and during that reduction. Such consolidations can benefit organizations. As a result of visits to military units and anecdotal reports from the field, some members of Congress became concerned that the skill consolidations were eroding readiness and expressed a particular concern about maintenance skills in two Services...read more

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9780833026460 | Rand Corp, July 1, 1998, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Over the past several years, the military Services have reduced their forces substantially.

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Product Description: The Force and Support Costing (FSC) System is a set of models and databases that help analysts project the cost implications of proposed changes in the defense forces, infrastructure, and assets. The user interface and many of the models are implemented in Excel; most of the database resides on a network...read more

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9780833026415 | Rand Corp, July 1, 1998, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The Force and Support Costing (FSC) System is a set of models and databases that help analysts project the cost implications of proposed changes in the defense forces, infrastructure, and assets.

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Product Description: Military resource allocation choices are often continuous, especially when--as now--international events and domestic budgets require significant changes in the character and capabilities of U.S. military forces. With major changes occurring in systems, forces, and the way those forces are used, it is more important than ever that new concepts be evaluated against an integrated set of capability needs based on future missions and operational objectives...read more

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9780833026286 | Rand Corp, June 1, 1998, cover price $7.50 | About this edition: Military resource allocation choices are often continuous, especially when--as now--international events and domestic budgets require significant changes in the character and capabilities of U.

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