Military Recruitment for an Era of Competition

Session Information

The makeup of the U.S. military reflects the strengths of American democracy, providing operational advantages in near-peer competition. Yet, the All-Volunteer Force faces a range of issues that hinder representation in the military, including extremism, racism, and sexual assault. This panel will focus on the current state of recruitment, retention, and talent management, examining ongoing efforts to ensure that the military is building a competitive force that reflects American society.