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Modern Volunteer Army Program

Willard Latham

Modern Volunteer Army Program

the Benning experiment, 1970-1972

by Willard Latham

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Published by Dept. of the Army : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Fort Benning (Ga.)
    • Subjects:
    • VOLAR Project.,
    • Fort Benning (Ga.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Willard Latham.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsU393.5 .L37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 146 p. :
      Number of Pages146
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5522352M
      LC Control Number73600334

      Project VOLAR, an aspect of the Modern Volunteer Army program (MVA), was a field experiment conducted during FY Its primary purpose was to introduce two. kinds of innovative actions at selected Army installations: (a) actions directed toward. making the Army a more satisfactory place in which 'to work by. fostering profession-. Between and , as commanding general of the Army Training Center at Fort Ord, California, he oversaw extensive experimentation in adapting basic and advanced individual training under Project VOLAR in preparation for the end of conscription and the institution of the modern volunteer Army.

      The Staff Ride Team also provides information and guidance to US Army organizations on how to conduct staff rides for the purpose of educating leaders. The Staff Ride is a historical study of a campaign or battle that envisions a systematic preliminary study, an extensive visit to campaign sites, and an opportunity to integrate lessons derived. Westmoreland was replaced by Abrams, who, after Vietnam, designed the Modern Volunteer Army. One of the things Abrams did was reduce the active duty army, while maintaining a larger military reserve and National Guard units. An idea behind this wasn't just to save money, but to avoid another quagmire like Vietnam.

      In the US Army regulation , Army Chief of Staff, General Raymond T Odierno, States the purpose, “This regulation prescribes the policies and responsibilities of command, which include the Well-being of the force, military discipline, and conduct, the Army Equal Opportunity (EO) Program, and the Army Sexual Assault Victim Program. John Kotter, a professor at Harvard Business School, studied many businesses that successfully implemented change within their organizations. From this he formulated a common 8-step model that other organizations could follow to institute change. He introduced his eight-step change process in his book, "Leading Change.".


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Format Book. The Modern Volunteer Army Program: the Benning experiment, / by Willard Latham. The advent of the all-volunteer force and the evolving nature of modern warfare have transformed our military, changing it in serious if subtle ways that few Americans are aware of.

Edited by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David M. Kennedy, this stimulating volume brings together insights from a remarkable group of scholars, who shed important new light on the changes effecting today's armed.

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Author: Department of the Army. Specialist Kramer received basic training at Ft. Polk, La., and has since been stationed at Ft. Belvoir. He is currently working in the Fuels Handling Equipment Division at USAMERDC.

This article does not represent any official Army viewpoint. The modern volunteer army is a term heard more and more frequently in both military and civilian circles. Inthe United States Army was in turmoil as a result of the Vietnam War drawing to an end.[1] One of the conceived solutions was the "Modern Volunteer Army", which included the Noncommissioned Officer Candidate Course.

Many sergeants were trained only to perform one specific job, for example. Get this from a library. The Modern Volunteer Army Program: the Benning experiment, [Willard Latham] -- A study of the U.S.

Army Infantry Center's participation in Project VOLAR, the field experiment undertaken at selected Army posts to develop. Additional Physical Format: Online version: United States.

Army. Army's master program for the modern volunteer army. [Place of publication not identified], [].

The Modern Volunteer Army Program: The Benning Experiment, Latham, Brigadier General Willard Published by G. O., Washington, DC (). Project VOLAR was the experimental effort of the Modern Volunteer Army Program conducted during the period 4 January to 30 June This experiment focused on the combat arms and provided selected commanders with limited funds to implement innovative ideas that would not only enhance the attraction and retention of volunteers.

Latham later published The Modern Volunteer Army Program: The Benning Experiment. pdf may be downloaded here). Latham retired with a ranking of Major General in the US Army, then spent 15 years at the Dallas Council of Affairs. CMH Pub The Modern Volunteer Army Program: The Benning Experiment, by Willard Latham.

"A study of the U.S. Army Infantry Center's participation in Project VOLAR, the field experiment undertaken at selected Army posts to develop, test, evaluate, and refine new concepts and initiatives in support of the Modern Volunteer Army (MVA).

The Army Volunteer Corps resources page has the latest materials for all your volunteering needs. Army Volunteer Corps Coordinator (AVCC) Home Learn about the coordinator of volunteer programs on many installations and how they assist you on the installation and in the civilian community.

As part of our ongoing support to the volunteer program, we will conduct Volunteer Management Information System (VMIS) webinars for all users of the system. There will be training for the Army Volunteer Corps Coordinator (AVCC), Organization Points of Contact (OPOC), and volunteers.

Webinar training is available upon request. The Evolution of the All-Volunteer Force', Bernard Rostker describes the development and history of our all-volunteer military from through A fascinating and truly useful aspect of this book is Rostker's pairing of narrative chapters describing historical developments with documentary chapters in which he reviews the analyses and.

The Modern Volunteer Army Program - The Benning Experiment,; pages, charts, illustrations, appendixes, index A study of the U.S. Army Infantry Center's participation in Project VOLAR, the field experiment undertaken at selected Army posts to develop, test, evaluate, and refine new concepts and initiatives in support of.

A glaring case in point is the recent recruitment by the Army of 62, men and women, its target for fiscal year To arrive at that objective, the Army needed 9, recruiting staff. We are very proud of the all-volunteer Army."Maj.

Gen. Thomas C. Seamands, director of military personnel management, Army G-1, has served in the Army for 32 years now.[share_ebook] The Modern Volunteer Army Program: The Benning Experiment, Author: The Modern Volunteer, Army Program, The Benning Experiment Date: Pages: Language: English Publisher: Department of the Army Category: Technical Posted onby LionFar.Army Volunteer Corps (AVC) is designed to help you find local volunteering opportunities with organizations that benefit the Army community.

The AVC has redefined volunteering within the Army. We embrace existing volunteer programs, unite all volunteers who support Soldiers and Families, including the Active Force, National Guard and Army.