Evaluation of Occupational Choices in the Marine Corps
NAVY PERSONNEL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER SAN DIEGO CA
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The purpose of the study was to determine the occupational preferences of Marine recruits with regard to occupational fields other than those in aviation. The Marine Assignment Preference Schedule MAPS, 28 military occupational fields, was administered in May 1972 to approximately 850 Marine recruits at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, who were in their third week of training. Analysis showed that the five most preferred military occupational fields as indicated by the recruits first choice were Motor Transport Military Police Construction, Equipment and Shore Party Utilities and Infantry.
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