TITLE

Supporting the Services

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, Thomas A.
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Sep2008, Vol. 134 Issue 9, p84
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's views on the argument of captain J.F. Kelly Jr. that civilianizing the U.S. Navy's non-combat functions and organizing them on the business model allow active duty personnel to concentrate on performing combat functions. He states that the personnel training function, from acquisition to assignment to a combat unit, is a nearly fixed cost, and opines that the civilianization approach only works in peacetime or pseudo peacetime.
ACCESSION #
34455161

 

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