Accession Number:

ADA164758

Title:

In Search of Combat Readiness in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

184.0

Abstract:

This thesis is an analysis of the factors that make a U.S. Marine Corps unit combat ready. It focuses upon resource readiness factors and provides a general systems view of readiness of a Marine Air-Ground Task Force MAGTF. It contains the results of a survey, of 46 Marine officers, based upon a readiness model derived from the JCS UNITREP system. The survey data was analyzed using a Bootstrap methodology, whereby quantitative values are derived from qualitative value judgements. Keywords Combat Readiness, Resource Readiness, Organizational Effectiveness.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE