Changing Demographics and the Impact on Accession, Trainability, Motivation, Character and Performance
Shields, Patricia M.
U.S. Army Recruiting Command
This paper was also presented at an Army Leadership Conference where they grappled with recruitment issues of the future. This paper focused on the demographic trend of children growing up in homes without fathers and how that might effect the future Army.
military recruitment, army, demographics, military families, Political Science
Shields, P. M. (1996). Changing demographics and the impact on accession, trainability, motivation, character and performance. In R. Phillips & M. Thurman (Eds.), Future Soldiers and the Quality Imperative (pp. 247-268). Fort Knox: U.S. Army Recruiting Command.