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“A military member who is designated an officer through a warrant (a specific authorization) as opposed to an officer who is designated through a commission; usually, warrant officers are technical experts or specialists with a specific set of skills.”

Citation: Blaisure, K. R., Saathoff-Wells, T., Pereira, A., MacDermid Wadsworth, S., & Dombro, A. L. (2015). Serving military families -theories, research, and application. Taylor & Francis Ltd.

Category: Military

Weighting refers to statistical adjustments made to survey data in order to make data a more accurate representation of the population of interest. This process can correct unequal selection probability, or to compensate for survey nonresponse.

Citation: Bethlehem, J. (2008). Weighting. In P. J. Lavrakas (Ed.), Encyclopedia of survey research methods (pp. 958-960). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781412963947.n632

Category: Methodology

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Wounded Warrior Programs are support and advocacy programs for disabled and ill service members and their families.

Citation: Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. (2019). Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. Washington DC: The Joint Staff.

Category: Military

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