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The Effects of Perstempo on Officer Retention in the U.S. Military Ronald Fricker

The Effects of Perstempo on Officer Retention in the U.S. Military

Ronald Fricker

Published October 4th 2002
ISBN : 9780833031761
Paperback
74 pages
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Are increased deployments in the U.S. military associated with decreased retention? This report looks at retention of servicemembers in the decade following the Gulf War. The study casts doubt on hypotheses that say more deployment or hostileMoreAre increased deployments in the U.S. military associated with decreased retention? This report looks at retention of servicemembers in the decade following the Gulf War. The study casts doubt on hypotheses that say more deployment or hostile deployment causes lower retention. In fact, the study looks at the actual behavior of officers leaving active duty in relation to individual measures of deployment and does not find an association between increasing deployment and increasing separation rates.