The Use of the Army College Fund: Implications for Program Cost Effectiveness
- 90 Downloads
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.
KeywordsMilitary Service College Attendance Rand Corporation Managerial Forecast Educational Benefit
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- Congressional Budget Office, Budgetary Costs Of Military Educational Benefits, (1985).Google Scholar
- Congressional Budget Office, Ouality Soldiers: Costs of Manning the Active Army, (1986).Google Scholar
- Department of Defense Actuary, “Derivation of Discount Factors for the Army College Fund,” mimeographed, (1985).Google Scholar
- Fernandez, R., Enlistment Effects and Policy Implications Of The Educational Assistance Test Program (R-2935-MIL). Santa Monica, CA: Rand Corporation, (1982).Google Scholar
- Little, M., and J. Sall, SAS/ETS User’s Guide. Cary, NC: SAS Institute, Inc.,(1984).Google Scholar
- Manski, C. and D. Wise, College Choice In America. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, (1983).Google Scholar
- Nelson, C., Applied Time Series Analysis For Managerial Forecasting. San Francisco, CA: Holden Day, Inc., (1973).Google Scholar
- Polich, J. M., J. N. Dertouzos, and S. J. Press, The Enlistment Bonus Experiment, (R-3353-FMP). Santa Monica, CA: The RAND Corporation, (1986).Google Scholar
- Schmitz, E., Military Service and College Attendance: An Evaluation of the Educational Assistance Test Program. Paper presented at joint national meeting of the Operations Research Society of America/The Institute of Management Sciences, Denver, CO, (1988).Google Scholar
- Veterans’ Administration, Final Report On The Utilization Of Educational Entitlement By Veterans Of The Post-Korean Conflict and Vietnam Era. Washington, D.C.: U. S. Government Printing Office,(1981).Google Scholar