The Use of the Army College Fund: Implications for Program Cost Effectiveness

  • Edward J. Schmitz
  • Charles Dale
  • Alan F. Drisko
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems book series (LNE, volume 332)


In FY82 the U.S. Army introduced the Army College Fund (ACF) to promote the recruiting of highly capable young men and women into critical skills. Eligible individuals are given supplemental benefits of up to $14,400 above the basic military benefits if they qualify. Over 300,000 recruits have enlisted under the ACF Program since its inception.


Military Service College Attendance Rand Corporation Managerial Forecast Educational Benefit 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward J. Schmitz
    • 1
  • Charles Dale
  • Alan F. Drisko
  1. 1.U.S. Army Research InstituteAlexandriaUSA

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