The DoD uses employee benefits (EB) -- that is, indirect comp'n. above and beyond service member's basic pay -- as one tool to recruit and retain personnel. EB are part of DoD's mil. comp'n. system that includes basic mil. pay, special pays, and allowances. This report determines whether the current EB package avail. to active duty service members has kept pace with changes in the demographic composition of the force and whether the EB positions DoD to compete with private-sector co's. for personnel. This report determines: how DoD has changed EB in response to demographic changes in the active duty mil. since the all-volunteer force in A73; and how the military's overall EB package compares with the benefits offered by private-sector firms. Illus. Also includes a 6-page GAO report, qMilitary Personnel Strengths in the Army National Guard.qFor each year between 1980 and 2000, at least half of the active duty force consisted of married service members, and ... DOD has responded positively to most demographic changes by incorporating a number of family-friendly benefits; anbsp;...
|Author||:||Derek B. Stewart, Brenda S. Farrell|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2003-08-01|