Balancing the Total Force: An Ongoing Issue

August, 2020
IDA document: D-13220
FFRDC: Systems and Analyses Center
Type: Research Summary/Research Insights , Human Capital
Division: Cost Analysis and Research Division
Nancy M. Huff, David F. Eisler, Stanley A. Horowitz See more authors
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.