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What does ASAP stand for?
Army Substance Abuse Program
What is the mission of ASAP?
The ASAP’s mission is to strengthen the overall fitness and effectiveness of the Army’s total workforce and to enhance the combat readiness of its Soldiers.
What are the objectives of ASAP?
• Increase individual fitness and overall unit readiness.
• Provide services, which are adequate and responsive to the needs of the total workforce and emphasize alcohol and other drug abuse deterrence, prevention, education, and treatment.
• Implement alcohol and other drug risk reduction and prevention strategies that respond to potential problems before they jeopardize readiness, productivity, and careers.
• Restore to duty those substance-impaired Soldiers who have the potential for continued military service.
• Provide effective alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and education at all levels of command, and encourage commanders to provide alcohol and drug-free leisure activities.
• Ensure all military and civilian personnel assigned to ASAP staff are appropriately trained and experienced to accomplish their mission.
• Achieve maximum productivity and reduce absenteeism and attrition among DA civilian employees by reducing the effects of the abuse of alcohol and other drugs.
• Improve readiness by extending services to the total Army.
• Ensure quality customer service.
What is meant by deglamorization of alcohol?
Personnel will not promote any function glamorizing the use of alcohol through drinking contests, games, initiations, or the awarding of alcoholic beverages as prizes in contests.
What army Regulation covers ASAP?
AR 600-85
Is ASAP participation mandatory for Individuals that are command referred?
ASAP participation is mandatory for all Soldiers who are command referred. Failure to attend a mandatory counseling session may constitute a violation of Article 86 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ).
What will happen to Soldiers who fail to participate in or fail to respond successfully to rehabilitation?
Soldiers who fail to participate adequately in, or to respond successfully to, rehabilitation will be processed for administrative separation and not be provided another opportunity for rehabilitation except under the most extraordinary circumstances, as determined by the CD in consultation with the unit commander.
What are the ways that Soldiers can be identified as having a substance abuse problem?
• Voluntary (self-identification)
• Commander / Supervisor Identification
• Biochemical Identification
• Medical Identification
• Investigation and or Apprehension
What are the objectives of rehabilitation with ASAP?
• Return Soldiers to full duty as soon as possible.
• Identify Soldiers who cannot be rehabilitated within the scope of this regulation and to advise their unit commanders.
• Assist and refer Soldiers who cannot be rehabilitated in the ASAP to a treatment facility in the vicinity where they reside after discharge from the Army.
• Help resolve alcohol and other drug abuse problems in the family, with the ultimate goal of enabling the Soldier to perform more effectively.
What are the objectives of bio-chemical testing (also called a urinalysis)?
The objectives of Army’s Biochemical Testing Program are to:
• Deter Soldiers, including those members on initial entry on AD after enlistment or appointment, from abusing drugs (including illegal drugs, other illicit substances, and prescribed medication).
• Facilitate early identification of alcohol and/or other drug abuse.
• Enable commanders to assess the security, military fitness, good order and discipline of their units, and to use information obtained to take appropriate action (for example, UCMJ, administrative, or other actions, including referral to the ASAP counseling center for screening, evaluation, and possible treatment).
• Monitor rehabilitation of those enrolled for alcohol and/or other drug abuse.
• Collect data on the prevalence of alcohol and/or other drug abuse within the Army.
Commanders may direct drug testing under what conditions?
• Unit inspections. (either the entire or part of a unit)
• Search and seizures/probable cause.
• Competence for Duty.
• Rehabilitation.
• Mishap or Safety Inspection.
• Consent (specimen may be provided voluntarily by a Soldier).
• New Entrant.
• Medical.
All ASAP referrals are accomplished by the Commander or 1SG using what form?
Completing and signing the DA 8003 Referral Form.
Can Soldiers that are enrolled in an ASAP rehabilitation program reenlist?
Soldiers currently enrolled in the ASAP rehabilitation program are not allowed to reenlist. However, Soldiers who need additional service time to complete their enrollment may be extended for the number of months necessary to permit completion.
Will Soldiers who are command referred to ASAP be flagged?
Yes, IAW AR 600-8-2 (Suspension of Favorable Personnel Action (flags)).
What Does ACS stand for?
Army Community Service
What does the ACS symbol represent?
The heart= giving, the cross= help, the gyroscope= stability
What is the ACS mission statement?
• Facilitate commander’s ability to provide comprehensive, coordinated, and responsive services that support readiness of soldiers, civilian employees and their families.
• Maximize technology and resources, adapt to unique installation requirements, eliminate duplication in service delivery, and measure service effectiveness.
What Army regulation covers ACS?
AR 608-1
How is ACS staffed for the most part?
Volunteers
What is the motto of the ACS?
Self-help, service and stability.
Who qualifies for ACS?
In the United States, the following personnel are eligible for ACS assistance:
• All active duty and retired military personnel and their family members, if otherwise eligible for services.
• Members of the Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve when on active duty and their family members, if otherwise eligible for services.
• Army appropriated fund (APF) and nonappropriated fund (NAF) employees and their family members, if otherwise eligible for services.
• Family members of prisoners of war or personnel missing in action, if otherwise eligible for services.
• Surviving family members of military personnel who died while on active duty, if otherwise eligible for services.
In overseas commands, the Commander will determine eligibility according to international treatise and agreements.
What can you do to help out ACS?
Donate Staple foodstuff to the food lockers, useable household goods, and volunteer your time.
What regulation covers the ACES?
AR 621-5
What regulation covers Army Learning Centers?
AR 621-6
What are the goals of ACES?
• Develop confident, competent leaders.
• Support the enlistment, retention, and transition of soldiers.
• Provide self-development opportunities for soldiers and adult family members.
• Provide self-development opportunities for DACs.
• Provide self-development opportunities for DAC ACES professional and support staff.
What does TABE stand for?
Test of Adult Basic Education
How much of your tuition does the tuition assistance grant pay?
100%
Name some federal financial aid programs available to Soldiers through ACES
• Pell Grant
• Perkins Loans
• Guaranteed Student Loans
What are some of the basic services offered by the Army Continuing Education Center?
1. Basic Skills Education Program (BSEP)
2. Advanced Skills Education Program (ASEP)
3. High School Completion Program
4. Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOCAD)
5. Veteran's Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)/Montgomery G. I. Bill (MGIB)
6. Skill Recognition Programs
7. Command Language Programs (Head start - Gateway)
8. Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES)
9. Education Counseling Services
10. Learning Resource Centers
What Soldier development programs does ACES provide?
1. Functional Academic Skills Training (FAST).
2. High School Completion Program.
3. English-as-a-Second Language (ESL)
4. Mission-related Language (Head start and Gateway).
5. Mission-required Language.
6. MOS Improvement Training (MOSIT).
What does DANTES stand for?
Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support
What does DANTES do?
DANTES provides standardized testing services free to military personnel. Family members and civilians may take DANTES tests but must pay for each test taken.
Soldiers with a GT score of less than 110 should be referred to what?
BSEP - Soldiers with a GT less than 100 are normally automatically eligible. Soldiers with a GT between 100 and 110 may be command referred.
Soldiers who begin their active service after what date are eligible to receive the new GI Bill?
July 1985, but they are required to pay $100 per month for the first 12 months
What does SOC stand for?
Service members Opportunity Colleges
What does SOCAD stand for?
Service members Opportunity College Army Degrees
AER closely coordinates with what other organization?
American Red Cross
What is AER?
AER is a private, nonprofit organization to collect and hold funds to relieve distress of members of the Army and their dependents. AER provides emergency financial assistance to soldiers (active and retired) and their families in time of distress.
What does AER stand for?
Army Emergency Relief
What is the Army Regulation that covers AER?
AR 930-4
Are you required to contribute to AER to receive help?
NO