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Accession Number ADA573814
Title American Service: New National Service for the United States.
Publication Date Dec 2012
Media Count 99p
Personal Author K. L. Upshaw M. S. Brennan
Abstract Numerous Americans fear that their way of life is at risk, a risk that is generated as American society grows increasingly diverse. To strengthen the bonds of a great nation, this thesis describes how a national service program, or better yet, an American Service program, could be implemented. The thesis explores the theory behind national service along and presents both domestic and foreign examples of it. By extracting best practices from case studies, the authors offer a set of 10 prescriptions for a future American Service program that range from making it compulsory to offering different options for service.
Keywords American service program
Civic action
Civilian personnel
Community services
Foreign policy
Local government
Military forces(Foreign)
Military forces(United states)
Military personnel
National service program
Peace corps
State government
United states
United states government

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 92 - Behavior & Society
74 - Military Sciences
Corporate Author Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA. Defense Analysis Dept.
Document Type Thesis
Title Note Master's thesis.
NTIS Issue Number 1318
Contract Number N/A

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