Accession Number:

AD1014436

Title:

Employment Assistance for Reserve Component Members

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

RAND National Defense Research Institute Santa Monica United States

Report Date:

2015-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

2.0

Abstract:

Reserve component members face several employment challenges. For instance, they may face career disruptions as they repeatedly transition between their military and civilian careers, or they may not meet the definition of an eligible veteran, which would prevent them from qualifying for many federal employment programs. Young reserve component members may be especially vulnerable to employment challenges. In 2012, when the overall unemployment rate was about 8 percent, it was 11 percent for reserve component members and 18 percent for junior reserve component members ranks E-1 to E-4.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE