Accession Number:

ADA282670

Title:

Models of Soldier Retention

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

RESEARCH TRIANGLE INST (RTI) INST RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK NC

Report Date:

1994-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

58.0

Abstract:

This report examines the impact of Army work, community, family, and individual factors on young soldiers reenlistment intentions and outcomes. The data used in the report were collected in an Army-wide survey of a probability sample of soldiers and spouses conducted in 1989-1990. Retention intentions are examined for male soldiers in the ranks of private through staff sergeant for whom supervisor ratings of performance were available in the survey. Actual retention outcomes are examined for soldiers whose service obligation ended between the time of the survey and June 1990. The report examined factors affecting two outcomes Young soldiers intentions to reenlist at the end of their service obligation and Actual retention outcomes whether still in the Army as of June 1990. Logistic regression models are used to examine the effects of different factors on these research outcomes. Army retention, Army families, Survey research, Army career

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE