Senior enlisted advisors with a combined 2,000 years of
NCO experience, and their spouses, attended the Secretary
of Defenseís First Annual Senior Enlisted Advisors Forum.
These trusted advisors gathered to converse with senior
DoD leadership about the challenges faced by todayís enlisted personnel, and to
discuss DoDís efforts to address the key issues affecting the quality of life and
readiness of the force. Seventy-nine E-9ís and 60 spouses took part in the day-long
session of information sharing and cooperative problem-solving.
This report gives an overview of the Forum, summarizes key issues identified by
the participants, and reviews the Departmentís responses and follow-up actions
now being taken. The hyperlinks below lead to the PDF files of the report sections.
Recruiting and Retention
Forum in Review