An Analysis of Officer Retention Factors within a Tactical Airlift Wing (C130E).
AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
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The research investigates the retention attitudes of Air Force officers assigned to C-130E equipped Tactical Airlift Wings. The study examines the career attitudes of the younger officer, identifies and ranks in order various factors inherent in both an Air Force career and an assignment to a Tactical Airlift unit. Additionally, the primary cause for present assignment satisfactiondissatisfaction is identified. The two most important unfavorable factors in an airlift assignment are family separation and little say in future assignments. Conversely, the two most important favorable factors in such an assignment are pay and allowances and the job. Geographical location plays a dual role it is both the primary cause of assignment satisfaction for one unit while it is also the major cause for dissatisfaction of another unit. Author
- Personnel Management and Labor Relations