Accession Number:

ADA415278

Title:

United States Recruiting Command - From Zero to Hero Status

Descriptive Note:

Strategy research rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-04-07

Pagination or Media Count:

36.0

Abstract:

This paper examines the key elements in the United States Army Recruiting Commands USAREC recent recruiting success and the commands potential to sustain this success in recruiting a high quality force in support of Army Transformation. This paper briefly reviews USARECs failure to recruit a sufficient number of soldiers in the 1990s, and analyzes some significant changes USAREC implemented in recent years in the areas of leadership, missioning, advertising, quality market recruiting, incentives, and future challenges - closing the civil - military gap and privatization of recruiting. In conclusion, this paper lays out opportunities that can help USAREC sustain or improve upon recent success in recruiting a high quality force throughout the 21st Century.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE