Evaluating the Navy Aviation Career Continuation Pay Proposal
CENTER FOR NAVAL ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA
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The Assistant Deputy Chief of Naval Operations Manpower and Personnel asked CNA to evaluate a proposed aviator retention bonus, Aviation Career Continuation Pay ACCP. In this briefing, we estimate the impact of ACCP on the retention of naval aviators, predict the costs of meeting requirements under ACCP and make comparisons with retention and cost under the existing aviation retention bonus. The report finds that ACCP will generate minor shortages of jet pilots, but retention in the prop, helo, and NFO communities will increase. In general, ACCP costs more than ACP because it purchases equality as well as a given rate of retention. ACCP is a relatively cost-effective means of providing equality.
- Personnel Management and Labor Relations