Journal of Defense Management

Journal of Defense Management
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ISSN: 2167-0374

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Sinan Caya

Sinan Caya
Istanbul University,

  • Review Article
    Longevity of the Military Hard Core: The Case of the Turkish Republic
    Author(s): Sinan CayaSinan Caya

    In this study it is attempted to get a notion about the average life span of officers in Turkey. Ten random issues of the journal of the association of retired officers are employed for this purpose. The last pages of the mentioned journal are devoted to obituary notices, where names, military branches and decease dates are entered. The military record or registry (numéro d’inscription/Regisriernummer) of each is also included and this is the critical knowledge, since the number provides the graduation dates, from which the birth date is easily calculated. The average officer lives about a decade longer than the country’s average-male... View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2167-0374.19.151

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