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Military attrition better screening of enlisted personnel could save millions of dollars : statement for the record of Mark E. Gebicke, Director, Military Operations and Capabilities Issues, National Security and International Affairs Division, for the Subcommittee on Military Personnel, Committee on National Security, House of Representatives by Mark E. Gebicke

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  • Military discharge -- United States,
  • Military education -- United States -- Costs,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc

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Other titlesBetter screening of enlisted personnel could save millions of dollars.
StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
SeriesTestimony -- GAO/T-NSIAD-97-120.
ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office.
The Physical Object
Pagination10, [2] p. :
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17816021M

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“ A History of Modern Wars of Attrition is an excellent book, largely because it gives attrition its due time in the sun. Attrition is usually thought of as evil twin of maneuver warfare;most references to attrition operations paint them as the first choice of the incompetent and the last refuge of the brilliant.5/5(1). Attrition warfare is a military strategy consisting of belligerent attempts to win a war by wearing down the enemy to the point of collapse through continuous losses in personnel and war will usually be won by the side with greater such resources. The word attrition comes from the Latin root atterere to rub against, similar to the "grinding down" of the opponent's forces in. "This book is a gold mine of tactical and operational details on operations by Israel's Northern Command during the Yom Kippur War. General Asher's book covers the entire Northern Command during the war, and his four primary contributors were all senior leaders with intimate and detailed day-to-day experience of the war."―David T. Zabecki, coeditor of The Encyclopedia of the Arab-Israeli Conflict/5(4).   Attrition: Fighting the First World War by William Philpott pp, Little Brown, Telegraph offer price: £ (PLUS £ p&p) (RRP £25, ebook £). Call or visit books 4/5.