Every branch of the military is struggling to meet its fiscal year 2022 recruiting goals. Marine General David Ottignon recently told Congress that 2022 is “arguably the most challenging recruiting year since the inception of the all-volunteer force.”
In this episode, we explore what is driving these challenges and how the military can adapt its recruiting strategizes to the modern media environment.
Elizabeth Clelan is a Principal Research Scientist in CNA’s Marine Corps and Defense Workforce Program.
Heather Wolters is a Senior Research Scientist in CNA’s Marine Corps and Defense Workforce Program.
Jared Huff is a Principal Research Scientist in CNA’s Navy Human Resources Program.