The Center for the Army Profession and Ethic (CAPE) Annual Survey of the Army Profession (CASAP FY15)
Technical rept. Dec 2014-Jan 2015
ARMY CENTER FOR THE ARMY PROFESSION AND ETHIC WEST POINT NY
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The Center for the Army Profession and Ethic CAPE Annual Survey of the Army Profession CASAP FY15 was distributed to a statistically sufficient random, stratified sample of Army Professionals PFC-COL and GS 7-15 from 15 Dec 14-30 Jan 15. Its findings contribute to shared understanding of the State of the Army Profession within the Army culture of trust -- informing senior Army leaders regarding the effectiveness of policies and practices intended to inspire and motivate Army professionals to live by and uphold the Army Ethic. Specifically, CASAP FY15 focused on the FY1516 Americas Army Our Profession theme, Living the Army Ethic, Why and How We Serve. Essential Elements of Analysis included shared identity of Soldiers and Army Civilians as Trusted Army Professionals along with the embedded roles of Honorable Servants, Army Experts, and Stewards and perceptions of the state of trust within units and organizations and with the American people. Results indicate that Soldiers and Army Civilians embrace their shared identity and express commitment to live by and uphold the Army Ethic. However, coaching, counseling, mentoring, and trust among components and communities of practice require continued attention and steady improvement. These findings will drive training and education products and annual theme focus and align with Army training management and APLDF governance schedules. Key findings are relevant to the goals of the Human Dimension Task Force and the Ready and Resilient Campaign, under the Army Resiliency Directorate. As such, CASAP is a strategically important assessment for senior Army leaders and is a recurring proponent responsibility AR 5-22.
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