Rand Arroyo Center 2014
RAND ARROYO CENTER SANTA MONICA CA
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RAND Arroyo Center is the U.S. Army s federally funded research and development center FFRDC for studies and analyses. The year 2014 marked the Arroyo Center s 30th anniversary at RAND. Over these three decades, RAND has provided the Army with approximately 700 publications and many more briefings, seminars, and workshops. Through the Army Fellows Program, Arroyo has also provided professional military education in policy analysis to more than 200 midcmid-careery officers. While much has changed over the past 30 years, Arroyo s mission described in Army Regulation 5-21 has remained the same to help Army leaders make policy decisions that are informed by objective, high-quality analysis. Th is 2014 Annual Report highlights some of the recent analyses we have conducted at the request of Army leaders. These analyses include in-depth work on the following topics the Total Army force mix including both the active and reserve components, capabilities development and acquisition delivering new and improved capabilities within reduced budgets, Army roles in the Asia-Pacific especially deterring and defeating aggression, countering the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and building partner capacity, Army medicine the health and well-being of soldiers and families, as well as medical diplomacy and support to other deployed missions, building readiness in the U.S. Army and in allies and partners, cyber war at the tactical through strategic levels, logistics efficiencies saving the Army money while maintaining or improving support, special operations better preparing for, planning, and executing special warfare operations and campaigns, talent management cultivating and optimizing individual expertise throughout an Army career.
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