Factors Involved in the Adjustment of Low Aptitude Personnel to the Navy and their Use for Predicting Reenlistment
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APPLIED PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES INC WAYNE PA SCIENCE CENTER
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A longitudinal analysis of the reactions of a sample of low aptitude personnel to various aspects of Navy life is presented. Questionnaires were administered at various points during the first enlistment of a cohort sample of category IV sailors. The assessment points sampled were First week of boot camp end of recruit training three months after entering the service nine months after entry into the service and termination of the initial enlistment. Factors influencing perception of the Navy at the points sampled are isolated and the predictability of reenlistment from the factors of the first three time periods is stated.