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Having a sense of duty towards society
Public Service Orientation
Accepted values, norms and symbols
Distinct Sub-culture
Exhibiting emotional, moral, and intellectual qualities and behaviors
Professional Character
Provides a framework for continuous professional growth
Enlisted Force Structure
International political functions are not regulated or ethical
Decentralized Anarchy
Over 190 countries are involved in the international environment.
Many Actors
Self Ruling and geographically separated
Nations Soverign and Unique
Nations political relations are a mixture of
Intrests
Geographic location and isolationism
WW2
Containment and teh domino theory
Postwar Globalism
Beginning of fundamental chnage in the US foreign policy
Vietnam Conflict
Cause of foreign policy controversy
Changing International Environment
Little strategy in te international area
No Conensus in the US
Regional problems affecting the Soviet Union
Security of Sea Lines Communication, Break Up of Soviety Union, NATO Modifications
US foreign policy in the third world country
Resource Dependency, Instability, NATO modifications
Competing & cooperating economically & maintaining a balance of power are
US policy objectives in Europe
What will effective deal with the break up of the soviet union
Maintaining a balance of power
What effects Europe foreign policy in Europe
Regional instability, oil, arab Israeli conflict
Effects impact of foreign policy in a third world country
Security of Sealine Communications
What impacts foreign policy in the Middle East
Regional Stability
What effects US foreign policy in Asia
Maintaining security and a balance of power w/o war
Coordinating the development, deployment, and employment of forces
Military Strategy
Employing battle forces
Battlefield Strategies
Planning, orchestrating, and directing campaigns
Operational Strategy
Coordinate the development and use of national power instruments
Grand Strategy
Adopted during the Civil War, this bugle call signals the end of life
Taps
Signals the end of the duty day and links us to our military heritage
Retreat
Adopted from teh french and british this is one of the longest bugle calls
Tatoo
The first enlisted airman to receive the medal of honor
Maynard Smith
Received the medal of honor for throwing out a faulty phospohrus bomb over teh skies of Japan
SSgt Henry Erwin
Is the lowest ranking in history to earn the medal of honor
John Levitow
Received the medal of honor poshumously
Archibald Mathies and Pitsenbarger
Received the medal of honor for his heroic actions during a mission over Germany
TSgt Forest Vosler
Code of Conduct- This article requires a captured airman to try and escape
Article 3
Code of Conduct-We must be prepared to give our life for the defense of this country
Article 1
Code of Conduct-Name, Rank, Service Number & DOB
Article 5
Code of Conduct-We are responsible for our actions during captivitiy
Article 6
Code of Conduct-Requires an individual to take command if senior in rank
Article 4
Code of Conduct-Surrender when further fighting would lead to death w/o significant enemy loss
Article 2
The only museum dedicated to the accomplishments of our enlisted
Enlisted Heritage Hall
The first enlisted pilot
Vernon Burge
The worlds first black pilot flying for teh French corps
Cpl Eugene Bullard
Founded for the purposes of awarding college credit for job training and advanced management for enlisted
AFSNCOA & CCAF
The first and only 2 ariel kilss ever form a B-52 during Operation Linebacker II in Vietnam
SSGt Samuel Turner
Mass deployment of 8 ANG fighter sqs to Europe after the Berlin crisis
Stair Step
1st ANG non stop trans Atlantic deployment of tatical aircraft
Ready Go
Collaborated w/ Lt Arthur Olighter on the 1st airguard jet kill in the Koean War
Capt Henry Underwood
Awarded the medal of honor poshumously for a low level attack against the Ploesti oil refineries
Lt Col Addison Baker
Organized 1st ANG aviation unit. The 1st aircrew company, NY ANG
Capt Ryan Bolling
To protect life, property, and preservation of peace order and public safety
ANG state role
Firefighting, regional emergencies, counter drug operations
ANG State Mission
Augment MAJCOM of the Active AF
ANG federal role
Virtually all enlisted airmen provide this distinctive capability
Agile Combat Support
Automatically enlisted all able bodied men between 18-45 into hometown armed service
Milita Act of 1972
Provided permanent cadre of civilian techncians ready for instant mobilization
Air Reserve Technican Program
Established ready, standby and retired reservist categories
General Forces Reserve Act
Is not an AFR special mission
Aerial Refueling
Is categorized as an AF special mission
Weather Reconissance
Is repsonsible for providing inter/intra theater air medical movements
AE
Red Horse/Prime Beef
CE Units
Includes activities such as inconvential warfare, foreign internal defense, psychological warfare
Special Ops
An example of Pre Cold War History
Einstein sending a letter the President, Manhattan Project, History of Fatman
Who ended the US nuclear monopoly and when
Soviet, 1914
Cuban Missile Crisis
13 day strategic chess match between the US & Soviet Union
What signaled the end of the Cold War
Standup of teh ACC
People, organizations, processes, procedures and systems
Components of Nuclear Enterprise
Stood up in 2009 and is located at Barksdale AFB LA
AF Global Strike Command
Responsive to national leadership continuously on alert and deployed to widely dispersed locations
20th AF ICBM
Are best described as Nuclear Mission area
USA, PNAF, WS3
Heavily secured areas w/ the base perimeter 6 alone arounde and one underground and igloo
WSA
Provides peacetime support of logistical airlift for nuclear weapons and requires specially trained aircrews
Prime Nuclear Airlift Forces
Electronic monitoring & controls, storage vaults built into the floor reduced the need for convoys & eliminates exposure
Weaposn Storage & Security Systems
Underground structure, blast pressure protected, capable of launching 50 missles
Missle Lauch Control Facility
Vertical cylindrical container protected by blast door on top and mulitple fields
Missile Silo
Material, personnel & procedures that contribute to safety security, reliability & control of nuclear weapons assuring that nuclear accidents, incidents, unauthorized detonations or degradations in performance occur
Nuclear Surety
The application of engineering & management principles, critieria & techniques to protect nuclear weapons against teh risks and threats inherent in their environment w/ contraints of operational effectiveness throughout all phases of their lifecycle
Nuclear Weapons Systems Safety
The total spectrum of procedures, facilities, equipment & personnel employed to provide protection agains loss of custody, thefot or diverson of a nuclear weapon syste, protection against unauthorized access or protection against unauthorized actions, vandalism , sabatoge
Nuclear Weapons Security
Deny unauthorized access to nuclear weapons, prevent damage on sabatoge to nuclear weapons, prevent loss of custody & prevent radiological contamination caused by unauthorized acts
Nuclear Weapons Security Standard
The probability w/o reguard to countermeasures that a nuclear weapon sub assembly, component or other part will perform IAW it's design intent or requirements
Weapons System Reliability
DOD pshychological eval program instituted during the Cold War that assists organizational leaders in the selection & retention of only those personnel who are emotionally stable, physically capable & who have demonstrated reliability & professional competence
PRP
Requires certified personnel @ all times who are knowledegeable in the task of being performed, are familitar w/ safety & security requirements & are capable of detecting incorrect acts or improper procedures
2 Person Concept
Weapon system design features, operational procedures secirty & system safety rules & active-passive or disablement systems
Use of Control
Establish assests, delivering systems or platform, associated support systems, equipment, facilities, personnel, command and control links & support logisitical elements & the entire threat specturm
Survivability
A state of mind brought about by the exsistence of a credible threat of unacceptable conuteraection
Deterrence
National will, perception and capability
Deterrency Theory
As NCOs you must understand how your readiness impacts teh AFs capability to wage war & how advesaries judge our leaders & un national powers
Deterrence Theory
As specialist on WMD, our job is to discourage terrorists & rouge nationsfrom attacking the US, however, should we fail in that duty, it is also our job to stop any conflict as quickly as possible under conditions approved by our national leader
Role of Nuclear Deterrence
How operations will be conducted, the plans for acheiving national objectives & nucleaer deterrence makes up majority of deterrence
Nuclear Deterrence & National Strategy Policy
Who has the authority to deploy nuclear weapons
President
Knowledge of enemy force strength, types of weapons available & status/dispositions of friendly forces
Nuclear Employment Planning Factors
Who has the authority for teh requirements planning document used for Dod stockpiles, planning and projections.
Nuclear Weapons Council
Who has th authority for national security directives used for nuclear weapons employment
President
Has capabilities including non kinetic & conventional strike capabilites integrated ballistic & cruise missile defenses a responsive infastructure robust C2 system & advanced intelligence adaptive planning systems
The New Triad
President, Secretary of Defense, CJCS, & Combatant Commanders
Nuclear Deployment
The spread of nuclear weapons, fossil material and weapons related nuclear technology & info
Nuclear Proliferation
Measures to limit and/or stop the spread of nuclear weapons, fissle material & weapons related to nuclear technology & info
Nuclear NON Prolferation
Has manufactured & exploded a nuclear weapon or other nuclear explosive device prior to 1 Jan 67
Nuclear Weapon State
Although the electricity generated from nuclear energy is clean & results in a relatively on a small amount of waste there are concerns over potential use of waste produced
Political Conisderations Associated w/ Regional Security Issues
Clean enriching uranium to make its own fuel & North Korea refusing the USs offer of proliferation on safer reactions are examples
Regional Nuclear Security Issues
What were the events after the Cold War that affected the HAF Nuclear Enterprise
A reduction in teh nuclear stockpile & forces assigned to operate, maintain & support nuclear capability coupled w/ ongoing challenge of acheiving a focused dedicated workforce
A serious erosion of focus, expertise, mission readiness, resources & discipline within the nuclear enterprise resulted in
Advertent shipment of ICBM components to Taiwan in 2006
What was MK12 foward sections to Taiwan was when:
A base initiated shipping transactions, plus improper documentation mislabeling, & failure to accomplish proper notification
Lessons learned from recent nuclear weapons related incidents
Holding people accountable, focusing on expertise, mission readiness & discipline
What has little or no emphasis on training & discipline
Cleaving of SAG, diversion of critical sources