RAND STUDY OF ARMY ROTC, a little old but still offers some insights

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  1. gojack

    gojack ....

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    Don't know if this has been posted before.,
    If you have a similar link, I would love to see it.

    A couple tidbits:
    -programs not producing 15 cadets a year are classified "non-viable"
    -Historically Black Universities get "special scholarships" available to ALL who attend there.



    http://www.rand.org/pubs/monograph_reports/2009/MR1069.pdf
     
  2. goaliedad

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    I've seen this before and the most we can take from it is that the Army studies what different units produce (in terms of both quantity and quality of officer) and adjust their incentives accordingly. And yes, there is some level of favoritism towards certain schools based upon other military objectives (diversity and other things).

    Over time, the Army seems to be shifting where it has programs (closing some in the Northeast) and growing new ones where the best pools of candidates seem to be (midwest and south). I've read places a criticism that this is creating an institution that is not as "national" in nature as it used to be.
     

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