The Role of Personnel Testing in a Changing Air Force,
AIR FORCE ACADEMY COLORADO SPRINGS CO
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The Air Force relies heavily on personnel testing as a method of selecting, promoting, and identifying individuals with the necessary aptitudes, skills, and abilities to perform well. The testing function has become increasingly more important as the force draws it is imperative to make the best possible personnel decisions in support of mission accomplishment. The Purpose of this paper is to examine the changing role of personnel testing in the Air Force in this new environment. To partially compensate for the diminished numbers of personnel we are looking at increasing efficiency across-the-board by revising procedures, consolidating functions, and realigning responsibilities. At every opportunity, we are integrating new technologies.