publication . Doctoral thesis . 2012

Optimal Career Progression of Ground Combat Arms Officers in the Marine Reserve

Reamy, Stephen;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2012
  • Publisher: Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School
Abstract
The purpose of this thesis is to examine career progression for ground combat arms officers in the Marine Corps Reserve, and to identify gaps between current and optimal career progression. Recent policy changes provide the catalyst for this thesis. On 4 December 2006, the Marine Corps announced the implementation of the Officer Candidate Course-Reserve. At the time, active component manpower practices and historically high retention rates resulted in reduced numbers of officers leaving active duty following their initial service obligation. Those officers who transitioned into the Reserve Component did so at grades more senior than required to fill junior offic...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION
free text keywords: Career, Optimal, Progression, Reserve, Officer, Promotion, Command
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