The Effect of the Assessment of Recruit Motivation and Strength (ARMS) Program on Army Accessions and Attrition

The Effect of the Assessment of Recruit Motivation and Strength (ARMS) Program on Army Accessions and Attrition

by David S. Loughran, Bruce R. Orvis
     
 

The fraction of American youth meeting U.S. Army enlistment standards for weight and body fat has declined markedly. In response, the Army developed a waiver program tied to a fitness test known as the Assessment of Recruit Motivation and Strength (ARMS) test. Through difference-in-differences estimates and other analytic techniques, the authors examine the… See more details below

Overview

The fraction of American youth meeting U.S. Army enlistment standards for weight and body fat has declined markedly. In response, the Army developed a waiver program tied to a fitness test known as the Assessment of Recruit Motivation and Strength (ARMS) test. Through difference-in-differences estimates and other analytic techniques, the authors examine the program¹s effect on Army accession and attrition rates.

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ISBN-13:
9780833053138
Publisher:
Rand Corporation
Publication date:
11/16/2011
Pages:
78
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.30(d)

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