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Report: If the Military Wants to Hold on to Special Operators, They Should Do This

Report: If the Military Wants to Hold on to Special Operators, They Should Do This by Meghann Myers - Military Times

Special operations is an intense career, and with the lucrative civilian job market looking for the experience and security clearances that go with it, the incentives to leave active duty can be strong.

 

That’s the subject of a new RAND Corp. study on Navy and Army special operations forces, and whether incentive pay might help those organizations bolster their numbers of seasoned officers.

 

“SOF members are highly selected and receive lengthy and costly training, making retention of those who qualify as SOF members a high priority,” according to the report, released Feb. 18…

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