As they developed the tool in Philadelphia, for example, Barnes and Hyatt, along with their APPD partners, mined raw data from six different databases.
APPD officials chose the start of probation and a time horizon of two years.
APPD decided on a cost ratio where false negatives were 2.6 times more costly than false positives--but any jurisdiction that wishes to design and implement a similar tool would have to determine its own cost ratio or error rate.
The model APPD built with Barnes and Hyatt has an accuracy rate of 66 percent when considering all three categories.
Like the Active Army, the Reserve Component OFMs and histograms are the foundation for many of the Army Reserve APPD recommendations and the basis for present and future force structure, promotion rates, incentives, training, school seats, recruiting goals, and sustainment of the force.
The APPD plays a key role in supporting the decision-making process regarding training requirements for each specialty area, for graduate and doctoral education, and for the leader development programs to include the Basic Officer Leadership Course, Captains Career Course, and Army Intermediate Level Education Course.
The APPD uses the OFM in conjunction with the Corps' strategic vision to support analysis of the AMEDD's Long-Term Health Education and Training programs.
Third, the APPD should also not fall into the convenient trap of an economic package.
The eyes of the country, including Kashmir, will be on the APPD. They have an opportunity to make a break from the past and genuinely try and wipe the tears and pull the Valley from the abyss, for its own sake and for the sake of India.
The APPD maintains an OFM for each of the AMEDD specialties.
It is through the use of these dynamic models that APPD assists TSG, the AMEDD personnel proponent, in maintaining the integrity of the force by considering the size, training, career field management, arid all other variables that may impact AMEDD personnel and structure.
The APPD was originally established in 1983 to be TSG study cell for enlisted personnel issues.