Adjustment to Recruit Training
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA
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This thesis examines problems of adjustment encountered by new recruits entering the military services. Factors affecting adjustment such as the recruit training staff and environment, recruit background characteristics, the militarys image, the changing values and motivations of todays youth, and the recruiting process are discussed. Sources of tensionstress and dysfunctional reactions to recruit training are examined and several recommendations are made for alleviating some of the adjustment problems.
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