TITLE

The Failure of the All-Volunteer Force

AUTHOR(S)
Byron, John
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Oct2006, Vol. 132 Issue 10, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the author's views on the failure of the All-Volunteer Force (AVF) concept practiced by the U.S. armed forces in Iraq. According to the author, the AVF in Iraq failed since it did not fulfill its implicit promises of the availability of enough fighters to meet the requirements on the armed forces, to provide them with training and the required capabilities, and the constancy of the relationship between the armed forces and the society.
ACCESSION #
22693013

 

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