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Malone, Lauren; Hiatt, Cathy; Sims, Bill – CNA, 2018
In this study, we evaluate the feasibility of increasing the number of graduates from the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program (ChalleNGe) who could be employable in one of the four military services. Because of the Department of Defense's (DOD's) and the services' quality goals, this requires that a significant portion of ChalleNGe graduates…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Military Training, Graduates, Employment Potential
Burkhauser, Susan; Hanser, Lawrence M.; Hardison, Chaitra M. – RAND Corporation, 2014
The U.S. military services have traditionally used a tiering system, including education credentials such as high school diplomas, in combination with Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) scores to help gauge the likelihood of a recruit persevering through his or her first term of service. But what about less traditional credentials, such as…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Credentials, Secondary Education, Home Schooling
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Teachman, Jay – Sociology of Education, 2007
This article uses data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth to examine the relationship between service in the All Volunteer Force (AVF) military and educational attainment. Through the use of fixed-effects estimators, the author generated estimates of the effect of military service on the highest grade of school completed by men that…
Descriptors: Military Service, Educational Attainment, Armed Forces, Volunteers