Quadrennial Quality of Life Reviews

This review discusses continuing and emerging quality of life topics with strategic implications, focusing on the changing nature of today's All-Volunteer Force and lessons learned from the military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, to inform future quality of life policies and programs.

This 2009 report focuses on 19 significant areas in which the DoD has undertaken major initiatives to improve the quality of life of our service members and their families.

This report highlights matters affecting the quality of life of members of the Armed Forces in relation to the national security strategy of the United States. It articulates a caring leadership who understands the sacrifices and demands of the military lifestyle and reiterates the Department's commitment to underwrite family support.
- Charles S. Abell, Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness)