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Author DiSilverio, Laura A. H

Title Winning the retention wars : the Air Force, women officers, and the need for transformation / Laura A.H. DiSilverio
Published Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. : Air University Press, [2003]
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Contents Divided loyalties : civil-military relations at risk -- Legal considerations -- Ethical considerations -- Loyalty and today's military -- Recommendations
Summary Lt Col Laura A.H. DiSilverio contends that the Air Force and the national defense mission are the big losers when talented individuals choose to separate early. Although specific separation figures are not available, her analysis of the percentage of men and women by commissioned years of service indicates that women separate prior to retirement more frequently than men. In this paper, Lieutenant Colonel DiSilverio presents survey results and analyzes why women separate from the Air Force. She also demonstrates why the Air Force needs women and makes a compelling case for retention based on demographics. Lieutenant Colonel DiSilverio presents research results showing the value of diversity in general and the value of women leaders in particular, and she looks at the feasibility of implementing some programs that might help the Air Force retain more of its talented members
Notes "August 2003."
"Fairchild paper."
Title from title screen (viewed Mar. 30, 2004)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Mode of access: Internet from the Air University Press web site. Address as of 3/30/04:; current access is available via PURL
Subject United States. Air Force -- Women -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc
United States. Air Force -- Women
United States. Air Force.
Employee retention -- United States
Armed Forces -- Women.
Employee retention.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Air University (U.S.). Press
Other Titles Air Force, women officers, and the need for transformation