Advancing the careers of military spouses : an assessment of education and employment goals and barriers facing military spouses eligible for MyCAA /

Since the move to an all-volunteer force, the U.S. military has increasingly provided an array of programs, services, and facilities to support military families, including programs to assist spouses in pursuing their educational and employment goals. These programs are particularly important, given...

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Main Authors: Friedman, Esther M., 1976- (Author), Miller, Laura L., 1967- (Author), Evans, Sarah E. (Author)
Corporate Authors: United States. Department of Defense. Office of the Secretary of Defense., National Defense Research Institute (U.S.)
Format: eBook
Published: Santa Monica, Calif. : Rand Corporation, [2015]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Analytic Methods
  • Use of MyCAA
  • Higher Education Preferences, Experiences, and Barriers
  • Employment Preferences, Experiences, and Barriers
  • Conclusions and Recommendations
  • Appendix A: Demographic, Family, and Military Characteristics of Spouses Included in This Study
  • Appendix B: Comparison of MyCAA Nonusers Who Were Aware of the Scholarships to Unaware Nonusers
  • Appendix C: Results of Logistic Regression Models Comparing MyCAA Users to Nonusers on Demographic, Family, and Military Characteristics.