S86: Officers' Miscellaneous Study
To find out officers’ attitudes toward the Army Orientation program and to collect attitude data on the following areas:
- Branch preference and attitudes toward every other branch
- Attitude toward the Army utilization of experience, training and skills
- Army adjustment
- Desire for combat
- Longevity of the war
- Internationalism-Isolationism attitudes
- Opinion of Enlisted Men’s attitudes
- Demobilization choices
- Interest in post-war education.
- Interest in post-war Army career
a. A sample of 1,059 white company grade line and staff officers from regular units in 5 ASF and AGF and 3 AAF installations in Continental United States. Includes UTC and ERC officers from one camps (Crowder)
b. A subsample which is a cross section of 3 divisions (the 66th, 75th, and 77th infantry divisions) was derived from the overall sample. This sample can be separated from the total by sorting out the “X’s” in Col. 80.
See Planning Survey II for standard operating procedure.
Scales and Scores
a. Cross-section gang punched "x" in Col. 80 of Cards I and II combined and Card III
b. Post-war Army (Qs 81-83) on bottom half of Col. 7 of Card III
c. Types of Responses to Post-war Foreign Policy Items (1st scoring) on Col. 71 of Card III
d. Post-war Foreign Policy Items (2nd scoring) on Col. 30 of Card III
Alamogordo Bombing Range, NM
Biggs Field, TX
Camp Crowder, MO
Camp Pickett, VA
Camp Sutton, NC
Davis-Monthan Army Air Base, AZ
Ft. Leonard Wood, MO
Ft. Monmouth, NJ
Richmond Army Air Base, VA
William M. Zurflieh
Eugene J. Zander
Raymond J. Howe
M. Brewster Smith
George E. Cole
F. Douglas Williams
B-91 Opinions and information about the Army Orientation Course (Preliminary Report)
B-95 Opinions and Information about the Army Orientation Course
B-100 Opinions of Enlisted Men in the United States and in Two Overseas Theaters, and Opinions of Line Officers of Company Grade in the United States on Post-war Compulsory Military Training
2. Eliminated limited service men 3. Lower the minimum requirements for Medical discharge 4. Do no induct syphletics 5. Do not use colored men as engineer soldiers.
Also a closer check of a mans SSN.