Accession Number:

AD0785226

Title:

The Nuclear-Trained Petty Officer Continuation Bonus: First Year's Experience-Executive Summary

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

The report is an executive summary of R-1519-ARPA, the response of the Navys Nuclear-Trained Enlisted Force to a special continuation bonus, enacted by Congress in 1972 to forestall an expected shortage of supervisors. The Nuclear-Trained Petty Officer Continuation Bonus, payable to reenlistees with six to ten years completed service, accumulates to more than 12,000 over the reenlistment term. Findings indicate that 1 the overall reenlistment rate for NTPOs with six to nine years service has more than doubled between pre- bonus and bonus periods 2 the reenlistment rate at six years shows the smallest improvement 3 the NTPO-CB has been responsible for 862 additional man-years 4 from FY1974 to FY1978, the bonus is projected to result in 900 additional reenlistments and 5 total additional costs per additional man decline steadily over the projection period.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE