Accession Number:

ADA341170

Title:

Quality of Life and Shelter: A History of Military Housing Policy and Initiatives (1973-1996).

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Sep 96-Aug 97,

Corporate Author:

MARYWOOD COLL SCRANTON PA MILITARY FAMILY INST

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

114.0

Abstract:

This study provides a history of military housing policies following the inception of the All-Volunteer Force Concept 1973-1996. The focus is upon military housing within the United States. Housing policies are examined within a quality-of-life perspective. The report discusses changes in force characteristics, career duties and demands of members of the Armed Forces, the nature of military housing programs and benefits, and the military community during this period. Broad housing trends for unaccompanied and accompanied military personnel are presented within the context of social, economic, and political factors. Quality-of-life challenges for the future are considered in relationship to military housing.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE