IDA’s Summer Associates 2020

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Thank you for your hard work this summer and best wishes for the coming year

Balancing the Total Force: An Ongoing Issue

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August 2020

This IDA Research Summary identifies factors that have consistently undermined a half century’s worth of effort within the Department of Defense to reap the benefits of “civilianization”—using government civilians for certain positions now staffed by military personnel.