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What is the difference between a Summary Courts Martial and a Special Courts Martial?
The distinction between the levels of Court-Martial is in many respects a function of the jurisdictional limits of punishment that can be imposed by the Court.
In dealing with fear, what is the primary difference between the coping strategies of morale and dicipline?
Morale is the state of mind while dicipline is the ability of the individual or group to iniate appropriate action in following orders.
How is a Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB) different than a Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU)?
All of the Above
Which of the following are not part of the Marine Corps Mission?
1. Provide combined arms for the seizure or defense of advanced naval bases 2. Provide Security Detachments for the protection of Navy Vessels and Property 3. Develop Amphibious Operations 4. Provide airborne Operations. 5. Develop airborne operations 6. Expand peacetime readiness and mobilization efforts 7. Perform other duties as directed by the President
On the NAVPERS 1070/602, Dependency Application/Record of Emergency Data what data goes in part I?
Part I serves as an application for dependency allowances and is used to capture military spouse data.
Explain the shape, colors and purposes of the standard NATO Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical contamination markers and the information contained on them.
Triangle marker pointing downward.
Which of the following do not belong in the same category?
Cyanogen chloride (CK), Hydrogen cyanide (AC), and Arsine (SA) are all blood agents while Chloropicrin (PS) is a choking agent.
How many guidelines are there for the observation of a field of fire?
There are 8
What is MOPP level 3?
Mask, overgarments, and overboots worn. Gloves kept ready.
Regardings Hearing protection what db level over 8 hours must sound be at to wear hearing protection?
"greater than 84 db over 8 hours
140 bd pea sound pressure level"
The Marine Corps has seven Missions. What are they?
"1. Provide combined arms for the seizure or defense of advanced naval bases
7. Perform other duties as directed by the President"
Which of the following are not the Mission of the United States Marine Corps?
"1. Provide combined arms for the seizure or defense of advanced naval bases
7. Perform other duties as directed by the President"
What is MOPP Level 1?
Overgarments worn, chemical agent detectors worn, mask worn in carrier at side. Gloves and overboots readily accessible.
How much can the M88A1 lift when trying to recover damaged parts or armor?
The M88's primary role is to repair or replace damaged parts in fighting vehicles while under fire, as well as extricate vehicles that have become bogged down or entangled. The main winch on the M88A2 is capable of a 70 ton, single line recovery, and a 140 ton 2:1 recovery when used with the 140 ton pulley. The A-frame boom of the A2 can lift 35 tons when used in conjunction with the spade down. The spade can be used for light earth moving, and can be used to anchor the vehicle when using the main winch.
What is the birthday of the United States Marine Corps?
The Marine Corps was created on 10 November 1775
Where was the birthplace of the Marine Corps?
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at Tun Tavern
Who was the first commandant of the Marine Corps?
Captain Samuel Nicholas
What was the name of the bar the United States Marines were founded in?
Tun Tavern
Where did the first Marine Landing Take Place?
New Providence Island
Where did the name leatherneck come from?
During the Revolutionary War Marines had a stiff leather stock around their necks to protect them against their throats being slit in battle.
What Year Did the Marines Storm The Barbary Coast
1805
<p>True or False. Marines stormed the island of New Providence in 1777 during the revolutionary war</p>
<p>False. 1776.</p>
Where is Derna Located?
This is where the Barbary Pirates stronghold was and where the Marine raised the "Stars and Stripes" in the Eastern Hemisphere for the first time in 1805. This is where the lyrics "Shores of Tripoli" reference in the Marine Corps Hymn.
What year did Marines invade Mexico City?
1847
What are the lyrics referencing in the Marine Corps Hymn, "From the Halls of Montezuma?"
The Mexican War in 1847, where Marines invaded Mexico City
What year the Marines Storm Harper's Ferry
1859
Who commanded the Marines at Harper's Ferry?
Col. Robert E. Lee
What were the Marine's doing at Harper's Ferry?
They were putting down a slave revolt led by abolitionist John Brown
What year did the Marine Corps Institute the Eagle Globe and Anchor Emblem?
The Eagle Globe and Anchor Emblem or EGA as it is commonly called was instituted in 1868
Who instituted the Eagle Globe and Anchor as a symbol of the United States Marine Corps?
Brigadier General Jacob Zeilin who was the 7th Commandant
What is the official motto of the Marine Corps?
Semper Fidelis which means always faithful
What year was the motto "Semper Fidelis" instituted in the Marine Corps?
1883
Where did the Marine Corps get its Eagle Globe and Anchor Symbol from?
From the British Royal Marines
What year did Marines defend Peking, China in the Boxer Rebellion?
1900
What year did Marine Aviation take flight?
1913
Who was the first Marine Corps pilot?
Marine Major Alfred A. Cunningham
What year did the Marines land in France during World War I?
1917
What groups of Marines still wear the French Forragere on their uniforms for their valor in the liberation of France during the 1st World War?
The 5th and 6th Marines
What year was the FMF Organized?
1933
What year did Marines land in South Vietnam?
1965
What year were Marine deployed to Lebanon?
1982
What year did the Marines draw down from Lebanon?
They with drew in July of 1984
<p>Where was the first Gulf War Fought?</p>
The first Gulf War was fought against the armies of Saddam Hussein in Iraq who had invaded Kuwait. The multi-national effort was focused on the liberation of Kuwait.
What was the First Gulf War Called?
Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm
What country were U.S. Forces attempting to liberate in Operation Desert Storm?
Kuwait
What war was the Battle of Belle Wood Fought?
World War I
Who were the Marines fighting at the Battle of Belle Wood?
German Army during World War I.
Who won the battle of Belle Wood?
The Marines and Allies did against the Germans in France.
What did the Germans call the United States Marines at Belle Wood?
"Teufelhunden" which means Devil Dog
When was the Battle of Guadalcanal fought?
August 07, 1942.
What Marine Division landed on Guadalcanal in 1942?
1st Marine Division
Where is Guadalcanal located?
In the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific
What was the first land offensive conducted by the United States in World War II?
The Battle of Gudalcalcanal
Why was the Battle of Guadalcanal important in August of 1942?
This battle marked the first combat test of the new amphibious doctrine and also provided a crucial turning point of the war in the Pacific by providing a base to launch further invasions of Japanese-held islands.
How many hours did it take for the Marines to secure the Island of Tarwa?
76 hours
When was the battle of Tarawa fought?
20-Nov-43
What group of Islands is Tarwa located where the Marines fought in 1943?
The Gilbert Islands
What made the Battle of Tarwa difficult for Marines on November 20, 1943?
An extended reef made the landing difficult. Craft could not cross it and Marines were offloaded hundreds of yards from the beaches. This led to heavy losses from enemy fire. Also many Marines drowned while attempting to wade ashore.
From what war did the Marines invade the Mariana Islands?
The air-force needed airfields to operate from to be able to bomb mainland Japan.
Which of the Mariana Islands were invaded?
Landsin on Saipan, Guam and Tinian facilitated the bombing of mainland Japan.
<p>How many troops did Lt. General Holland M. Smith lead in the invasion of the Mariana Islands?</p>
<p>136,000</p>
The largest number of troops operated under a Marine Command during what key battle of World War II?
The Battle of Mariana Islands
When was the Battle of Iwo Jima Fought?
On February 19, 1945
What was the largest all-Marine battle in history?
The Battle of Iwo Jima on February 19, 1945 against the Japanese in World War II
What was the bloodiest battle in Marine Corps history?
The Battle of Iwo Jima on February 19, 1945
How many casualties were suffered by the United States Marine Corps in the battle of Iwo Jima
23,000
Who said, "Among the Americans who served on Iwo Island, uncommon valor was a common virtue?"
Admiral Chester Nimitz
The Chosin Reservior was fought during what military conflict?
The Korean War in November of 1950
Who also fought with the Koreans in the Battle of the Chosin Reservior?
The Communist Chinese
Why was the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir significant in the Korean conflict?
"In the period between 27 November and 13 December 1950, 30,000 United Nations (UN) troops (nicknamed ""The Chosin Few"") under the command of Major General Edward Almond were encircled by approximately 60,000 Chinese troops under the command of Song Shi-Lun. Although Chinese troops managed to surround and outnumber the UN forces, the UN forces broke out of the encirclement while inflicting crippling losses on the Chinese.
"
What country was the Tet offensive fought?
Vietnam in January of 1968
What is significant about the Battle of Hue City?
The Battle of Huế during 1968, was one of the bloodiest and longest battles of the Vietnam War (1959–1975). The Army of the Republic of Vietnam and three understrength U.S. Marine Corps battalions attacked and defeated more than 10,000 entrenched People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN) and National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam (NLF, also known as, Viet Cong) guerilla forces.
How many years was Archibald Henderson commandant of the Marine Corps?
39 years
What is Brigadier General Archibald Henderson's nick name?
The "Grand Old Man of the Marine Corps."
When did Archibald Henderson become Commandant of the Marine Corps?
1820
What did SgtMaj John Quick win the Medal of Honor for?
His performance at Cuzco Well, near Guitanimo bay, Cuba, seized and advance base for Marines was done by a semaphore for an emergency lift of the naval bombardment while under Spanish and American shellfire. This was also significant because it demonstrated the use of Marines as assault troops.
How many Medals of Honor did SgtMaj John Daily Win?
Two. One for valor in the Chinese Boxer Rebellion and in the First Caco War in Haiti.
What famous Marine said, Come on, you sons of a bitches, do you want to live forever?"
Sergeant Major Dan Daly
What famous Marine was known as the tiger of the mountains in Nicaragua and Honduras?
Louis B. "Chesty" Puller
What is the "B" stand for in Chesty B. Puller?
Burwell
Who is the only Marine to have ever received 5 Navy Crosses?
Louis B. "Chesty" Puller
Who commanded the "Black Sheep Squadron?"
Col. Gregory R. "Pappy" Boyington
How many confirmed kills did ace pilot Gregory R. "Pappy" Boyington attain before the end of World War II?
28
Who was Ira H. Hayes?
He was a Marine Corporeal, and a Pima Indian who were immortalized in th enow famous photograph taken of the second flag-raising incident on Mount Suribachi (Iwo Jima).
Who was the first woman to enlist in the United States Marine Corps?
Private Johnson became the Marine Corps first enlisted woman on August 13, 1918.
Who was the first female General officer of the United States Marine Corps?
General Margaret A. Brewer
What year did Private Opha Mae Johnson, the first enlisted female Marine enlist?
1918
What year did Brigadier General Brewer become the first female General in the United States Marine Corps?
1978
Yes.No. Should you salute at work indoors?
No
Yes. No. If you are taken prisoner should you salute while in a POW status?
No
Yes. No. You should salute while you are in Battle Conditions
No.
Yes. No. When you are rendering an individual salute is it appropriate to look at the member or flag being saluted squarely?
Yes
Yes. No. Is it appropriate to render a salute when smoking a cigarette or cigar?
No
Yes/No. Is a salute rendered to military officials of foreign powers who's governments are not recognized by the United States?
No. Only officers, regular and reserve of the Navy, Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and foreign military and naval officers whose governments are formally recognized by the U.S. Government.
When rendering a salute how long should you hold it?
Hold your salute until it is returned or acknowledged.
Besides a salute what is a customary accompaniment when saluting an officer?
Accompany the salute with a greeting such as "Good Morning sir or ma'am."
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Answer
Hint
Under what circumstances would you salute an officer twice in the same conversation?
When meeting or greeting the officer and again when they are departing the vicinity of the conversation.
What is the difference between a Summary Courts Martial and a Special Courts Martial?
The distinction between the levels of Court-Martial is in many respects a function of the jurisdictional limits of punishment that can be imposed by the Court.
Yes. No. If the officer you are speaking to, who is senior to you, comes to attention and salutes a senior should you interrupt that conversation?
No.
In dealing with fear, what is the primary difference between the coping strategies of morale and dicipline?
Morale is the state of mind while dicipline is the ability of the individual or group to iniate appropriate action in following orders.
Yes/No. Should the first person in a group to notice the approaching senior not in ranks, render the appropriate greeting and salute?
Yes
How is a Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB) different than a Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU)?
All of the Above
If your group is in formation who should render the appropriate greeting and salute?
The senior person should call the formation to attention and the they should salute for the group.
Which of the following are not part of the Marine Corps Mission?
1. Provide combined arms for the seizure or defense of advanced naval bases 2. Provide Security Detachments for the protection of Navy Vessels and Property 3. Develop Amphibious Operations 4. Provide airborne Operations. 5. Develop airborne operations 6. Expand peacetime readiness and mobilization efforts 7. Perform other duties as directed by the President
Yes/No. Should you salute an officer when passing them in the same direction?
Yes. Come abreast of the officer and render a salute and say, "By your leave, sir (ma'am)."
On the NAVPERS 1070/602, Dependency Application/Record of Emergency Data what data goes in part I?
Part I serves as an application for dependency allowances and is used to capture military spouse data.
Yes/No. Are appropriate honors rendered in a salute and greeting to officers of the United States Coast Guard?
Yes
Explain the shape, colors and purposes of the standard NATO Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical contamination markers and the information contained on them.
Triangle marker pointing downward.
Yes/No. If you are in a working party and your uniform blouse is unbuttoned should you render a salute?
No
Which of the following do not belong in the same category?
Cyanogen chloride (CK), Hydrogen cyanide (AC), and Arsine (SA) are all blood agents while Chloropicrin (PS) is a choking agent.
Yes/No. If you are in a crowded place and you see your unit CO while wearing civilian attire should an enlisted person render a salute?
No. Salutes will not be rendered at crowded gatherings, in public conveyances, or in congested areas, unless you are addressing or are being directly addressed by a senior.
How many guidelines are there for the observation of a field of fire?
There are 8
Yes/No. Regarding Marine Corps Rank, does a private have any chevrons?
No
What is MOPP level 3?
Mask, overgarments, and overboots worn. Gloves kept ready.
What is the difference in rank between a Master Sergeant and a First Sergeant?
A first Sergeant has a diamond in the middle of the chevrons while the Master Sergeant has crossed rifles. Both have three Chevrons up and three Chevrons down.
What is MOPP Level 1?
Overgarments worn, chemical agent detectors worn, mask worn in carrier at side. Gloves and overboots readily accessible.
What Marine Corps rank is represented by three chevrons up and one down?
Staff Sergeant
How much can the M88A1 lift when trying to recover damaged parts or armor?
The M88's primary role is to repair or replace damaged parts in fighting vehicles while under fire, as well as extricate vehicles that have become bogged down or entangled. The main winch on the M88A2 is capable of a 70 ton, single line recovery, and a 140 ton 2:1 recovery when used with the 140 ton pulley. The A-frame boom of the A2 can lift 35 tons when used in conjunction with the spade down. The spade can be used for light earth moving, and can be used to anchor the vehicle when using the main winch.
What Marine Corps rank is represented by three Chevrons and a set of crossed rifles?
Sergeant (E5)
What is the birthday of the United States Marine Corps?
The Marine Corps was created on 10 November 1775
What Marine Corps rank is represented by two Chevrons and a set of crossed rifles?
Corporal (E4)
Where was the birthplace of the Marine Corps?
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at Tun Tavern
What Marine Corps rank is represented by three Chevrons up and four down and the Marine Corps Eagle Globe and Anchor in the Middle?
Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps
What Marine Corps Rank is represented by three chevrons up and four chevrons down with a set of crossed rifles in the Middle?
There is no rank in the Marine Corps like that
Who was the first commandant of the Marine Corps?
Captain Samuel Nicholas
A Master Gunnery Sergeant of Marines rank insignia is delineated by the following icon?
Three Chevrons up. Four Chevrons Down and a bomb in the middle.
What was the name of the bar the United States Marines were founded in?
Tun Tavern
When looking at the Marine ranks of Warren Officer what characteristic makes the W-1 and W-3 ranks different from the W-2 and W-4 ranks?
The 1 and 3 have three segments while the 2 and 4 have five segments.
Where did the first Marine Landing Take Place?
New Providence Island
What is the key difference between the W-2 rank insignia and the W-4?
The W-2 is gold and the W-4 is silver
Where did the name leatherneck come from?
During the Revolutionary War Marines had a stiff leather stock around their necks to protect them against their throats being slit in battle.
What is a key difference between the Marine Rank insignia's of W-1 and W-3?
The W-1 is gold and the W-3 is silver.
What Year Did the Marines Storm The Barbary Coast
1805
What is unique about the W-5 rank insignia for Marine Warrant Officers?
A thin red bar runs the length of the insignia (parallel with the long end) instead of the bars that traverse is on the ranks from W-1 to W-4
<p>True or False. Marines stormed the island of New Providence in 1777 during the revolutionary war</p>
<p>False. 1776.</p>
What distinguishes the Marine Corps Ranks of Major and Lieutenant Colonel?
Both are oak leafs but the major is gold and the Lieutenant Colonel is silver
Where is Derna Located?
This is where the Barbary Pirates stronghold was and where the Marine raised the "Stars and Stripes" in the Eastern Hemisphere for the first time in 1805. This is where the lyrics "Shores of Tripoli" reference in the Marine Corps Hymn.
Put the Marine Corps Flag Ranks in Order
Brigadier, Major, Lieutenant, General (BMLG)
What year did Marines invade Mexico City?
1847
What acronym makes it easy to remember the order of the ranks of General in the United States Marine Corps?
"Be My Little General (BMLG).
What are the lyrics referencing in the Marine Corps Hymn, "From the Halls of Montezuma?"
The Mexican War in 1847, where Marines invaded Mexico City
General"
What year the Marines Storm Harper's Ferry
1859
What is the difference in insignia between the Second Lieutenant and First Lieutenant?
The 2nd Lieutenant has a gold bar and is lower rank (O-1).
Who commanded the Marines at Harper's Ferry?
Col. Robert E. Lee
Rendering Honors. Scenario: You and your Marines are at the smoke pit and are uncovered. The call for colors is sounded. What should you do?
Stand at attention. Face the point of reference (colors, music, etc.) and do NOT render a salute.
What were the Marine's doing at Harper's Ferry?
They were putting down a slave revolt led by abolitionist John Brown
Yes/No. Rendering Honors. Should you render military honors when in a vehicle?
No
What year did the Marine Corps Institute the Eagle Globe and Anchor Emblem?
The Eagle Globe and Anchor Emblem or EGA as it is commonly called was instituted in 1868
<p>Rendering Honors. If you are passing or being passed: How long before and after should honors be rendered?</p>
<p>6 paces before and 6 paces after</p>
Who instituted the Eagle Globe and Anchor as a symbol of the United States Marine Corps?
Brigadier General Jacob Zeilin who was the 7th Commandant
Rendering Honors. When the flag is raised or lowered at morning and evening colors what trigger or key should be used to render honors?
On the first note of the National Anthem or the call, "To The Colors."
What is the official motto of the Marine Corps?
Semper Fidelis which means always faithful
Rendering Honors. What order of customs should be observed when boarding a Navy Vessel?
"Face Aft
What year was the motto "Semper Fidelis" instituted in the Marine Corps?
1883
request permission to come aboard"
Where did the Marine Corps get its Eagle Globe and Anchor Symbol from?
From the British Royal Marines
What are the two chains of command in the United States Marine Corps?
Service and Operational
What year did Marines defend Peking, China in the Boxer Rebellion?
1900
How is the Operational Chain of command different than the Service?
The Operational Command goes from the Secretary of Defense directly to the Operational Commanders while the Service goes from the Secretary of the Navy to the Commandant of the Marine Corps
What year did Marine Aviation take flight?
1913
What three components are the Marine Corps Operating Forces Consisted of?
1. The Marine Corps Forces which are made up of Marine Air Ground Task Forces 2. The Marine Corps Security Forces. 3. Marine Security Guard Detachments
Who was the first Marine Corps pilot?
Marine Major Alfred A. Cunningham
What are Marine Corps Security Forces?
The Marine Corps Security Forces (MCSF) include approximately 3,400 Marines who protect key naval installations and facilities worldwide. Although not assigned to combatant commands, they are part of the operating forces of the Marine Corps.
What year did the Marines land in France during World War I?
1917
What are Marine Security Guard Detachments?
These detachments serve at embassies and consulates around the globe. The Marine security guard battalion provides forces to the Department of State for embassy security. These Marines are currently assigned to 121 diplomatic posts in 115 countries through out the world.
What groups of Marines still wear the French Forragere on their uniforms for their valor in the liberation of France during the 1st World War?
The 5th and 6th Marines
What is the difference between Marine Corps Security Forces and Marine Security Guard Detachments?
Security Forces guard Naval installations while the Security Guard Detachments guard embassies.
What year was the FMF Organized?
1933
<p>How many countries are Marine Security Guard Detachments assigned to support?</p>
<p>The Marine Security Guard Detachments support embassies and consulates around the globe. The Marine Security Guard battalion provides forces to the Department of State for embassy security. These Marines are currently assigned to 121 diplomatic posts in 115 countries throughout the world.</p>
What year did Marines land in South Vietnam?
1965
How many diplomatic posts are Marine Security Guard Detachments supporting through out the globe?
The Marine Security Guard Detachments support embassies and consulates around the globe. The Marine Security Guard battalion provides forces to the Department of State for embassy security. These Marines are currently assigned to 121 diplomatic posts in 115 countries throughout the world.
What year were Marine deployed to Lebanon?
1982
What three elements are contained in a MAGTF?
The Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) is the principle organization for the conduct of all missions across the range of military operations. MAGTFs are balanced, combined arms forces with organic ground, aviation and sustainment elements.
What year did the Marines draw down from Lebanon?
They with drew in July of 1984
Yes/No. Can MAGTF's conduct both expeditionary or sustained operations ashore?
Yes
<p>Where was the first Gulf War Fought?</p>
The first Gulf War was fought against the armies of Saddam Hussein in Iraq who had invaded Kuwait. The multi-national effort was focused on the liberation of Kuwait.
The MAGTF has a command element with six parts. What are those six parts?
"G1- Division (Personnel and administration)
What was the First Gulf War Called?
Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm
G6- Division (Communications and Information Systems)"
What country were U.S. Forces attempting to liberate in Operation Desert Storm?
Kuwait
What is the difference between the MEF, MEB, and MEU?
Each are MAGTF organizations of various sizes. The MEF is a Force Level, the MEB is composed of Regimental sized elements and the MEU is composed of Battalion sized elements.
What war was the Battle of Belle Wood Fought?
World War I
Where are the three MEF's located?
"I MEF- based in southern California and Arizona
Who were the Marines fighting at the Battle of Belle Wood?
German Army during World War I.
III MEF- based in Japan and Hawaii"
Who won the battle of Belle Wood?
The Marines and Allies did against the Germans in France.
How is a Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) different from a Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB)?
The MEF is a MAGTF built around a GCE of a division size.
What did the Germans call the United States Marines at Belle Wood?
"Teufelhunden" which means Devil Dog
True/False. The Marine Aircraft Wing is the Air Combat Element of a Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB)?
False. The size of the ACE in the MEB is a group.
When was the Battle of Guadalcanal fought?
August 07, 1942.
True/False. A squadron sized ACE Element supports a Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB).
False. The squadron sized element supports the Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU).
What Marine Division landed on Guadalcanal in 1942?
1st Marine Division
What is the difference between the Combat Support Services Group (CSSG) and the Brigade Support Service Group (BSSG)?
The Brigade Support Service Group (BSSG) is the logistics portion of the Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB) MAGTF?
Where is Guadalcanal located?
In the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific
If there are three basic MAGTF's the MEF, MEB, and MEU what is the fourth?
A Special Purpose MAFTF (SPMAGTF). This is usually used for a special purpose such as disaster relief, humanitarian assistance, noncombatant evacuation operations, or security operations where one of the other three elements would be inappropriate.
What was the first land offensive conducted by the United States in World War II?
The Battle of Gudalcalcanal
What is the minimum sized element of the Ground Combat Element a Special Purpose MAGTF?
Platoon sized GCE. An Aircraft Asset for the ACE and customized support services for the CSSE.
Why was the Battle of Guadalcanal important in August of 1942?
This battle marked the first combat test of the new amphibious doctrine and also provided a crucial turning point of the war in the Pacific by providing a base to launch further invasions of Japanese-held islands.
How many MEU's are in the Marine Corps?
"There are seven standing MEU's in the Marine Corps.
How many hours did it take for the Marines to secure the Island of Tarwa?
76 hours
III MEF has the 31st MEU"
When was the battle of Tarawa fought?
20-Nov-43
Which of the following are not a mission of the United States Marine Corps?
1. Provide combined arms for the seizure or defense of advanced naval bases 2. Provide Security Detachments for the protection of Navy Vessels and Property 3. Develop Amphibious Operations 4. Provide airborne Operations. 5. Develop airborne operations 6. Expand peacetime readiness and mobilization efforts 7. Perform other duties as directed by the President
What group of Islands is Tarwa located where the Marines fought in 1943?
The Gilbert Islands
On a Navy Performance Evaluation who is the reporting Senior?
Commanding Officers are reporting seniors by virtue of their command authority. Commanding officers may submit properly authorized fitness and evaluation reports on any member who has reported to them for duty, whether junior or senior to them in grade. The term "Commanding officer" includes commanding officers of all services, and their civilian equivalents with in the U.S. Federal Government.
What made the Battle of Tarwa difficult for Marines on November 20, 1943?
An extended reef made the landing difficult. Craft could not cross it and Marines were offloaded hundreds of yards from the beaches. This led to heavy losses from enemy fire. Also many Marines drowned while attempting to wade ashore.
What is the lowest grade officer that can be delegated as a reporting senior for enlisted reports service members E5 to E9 and those frocked to E5?
O4 or GS12.
From what war did the Marines invade the Mariana Islands?
The air-force needed airfields to operate from to be able to bomb mainland Japan.
What is the lowest grade that a reporting senior may be delegated to members in the grades of E4 and below?
Chief Petty Officer (E7) or GS11
Which of the Mariana Islands were invaded?
Landsin on Saipan, Guam and Tinian facilitated the bombing of mainland Japan.
What is the purpose of a rater in the evaluation process of an E6 and below?
Evaluation reports on E6 and below require the signatures of a rater and senior rater as well as the reporting senior. This ensures that the Navy's senior enlisted and junior officer supervisors are properly included in the enlisted evaluation process. The rater should be a Navy chief petty officer whenever possible, but if none is available within the command, may be a military or civilian supervisor who is an E7 equivalent or higher. Typically, the senior rater will be the member's division officer or department head. The senior rater may be omitted where the reporting senior is the raters immediate supervisor.
<p>How many troops did Lt. General Holland M. Smith lead in the invasion of the Mariana Islands?</p>
<p>136,000</p>
How is performance Counseling different than performance evaluations?
Counseling is conducted by the command at the half way point of the interval process.
The largest number of troops operated under a Marine Command during what key battle of World War II?
The Battle of Mariana Islands
Regarding evaluation reports how many types are there?
Three.
When was the Battle of Iwo Jima Fought?
On February 19, 1945
Regarding Evaluations, what is the difference between Regular Reports and Concurrent Reports?
Concurrent reports are done for members on additional duty or temporary additional duty while regular reports are consistent with annual regular performance in their job.
What was the largest all-Marine battle in history?
The Battle of Iwo Jima on February 19, 1945 against the Japanese in World War II
Regarding Performance Evaluations, what kind of report would you issue for temporary additional duty?
A concurrent report provides a record of significant performance in an additional duty (ADDU) or temporary additional duty (TEMADD) status. They are optional unless directed by higher authority, and may not be submitted by anyone in the regular reporting senior's direct chain of command.
What was the bloodiest battle in Marine Corps history?
The Battle of Iwo Jima on February 19, 1945
Yes/No. Are Operational Commander's reports submitted on E7 and above?
No. Operational Commander's reports are optional, and may only be submitted on commanding officers or officer in charge by operational commanders who are not also their regular reporting seniors.
How many casualties were suffered by the United States Marine Corps in the battle of Iwo Jima
23,000
Yes/No. Are Concurrent Reports Mandatory?
No. Concurrent Reports are optional and submitted for ADDU or TEMADD status.
Who said, "Among the Americans who served on Iwo Island, uncommon valor was a common virtue?"
Admiral Chester Nimitz
<p>Yes/No. Regarding Periodic evaluations, are Regular Reports mandatory?</p>
<p>Yes. They are the foundation of the performance record. Regular reports are submitted periodically according to the schedule below, and on other occasions as specified in the EVAL manual. They must cover, day-for-day, all Naval service on active duty or in the drilling Reserve programs, except for enlisted inital entry training and other limited circumstances.</p>
The Chosin Reservior was fought during what military conflict?
The Korean War in November of 1950
Regarding periodic evaluations, what month are E5 evaluations due?
March
Who also fought with the Koreans in the Battle of the Chosin Reservior?
The Communist Chinese
Regarding periodic evaluations, what month are E9 evaluations due?
April
What country was the Tet offensive fought?
Vietnam in January of 1968
Regarding Periodic Evaluations, what months are E4 evaluations due?
June
What is significant about the Battle of Hue City?
The Battle of Huế during 1968, was one of the bloodiest and longest battles of the Vietnam War (1959–1975). The Army of the Republic of Vietnam and three understrength U.S. Marine Corps battalions attacked and defeated more than 10,000 entrenched People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN) and National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam (NLF, also known as, Viet Cong) guerilla forces.
Regarding periodic evaluations, what month are E3/2/1 evaluations due?
July
How many years was Archibald Henderson commandant of the Marine Corps?
39 years
Regarding Periodic Evaluations, when are E7 and E8 evaluations due?
September
What is Brigadier General Archibald Henderson's nick name?
The "Grand Old Man of the Marine Corps."
Regarding periodic evaluations what month are E6 evaluations due?
November
When did Archibald Henderson become Commandant of the Marine Corps?
1820
Yes/No. Regarding fitness reports, if a member has been exonerated of an offense, can the incident be reflected in a fitness report?
No. Adverse or downgraded fitness and evaluation reports may not be directed as punishment or used as an alternative to the report disposition of misconduct under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). Reports may not mention non-punitive censure, or investigatory, judicial or other proceedings which have not been concluded or which have exonerated the member. Subject to these limitations, fitness and evaluation reports should take into account misconduct which has been established through reliable evidence to the reporting senior's satisfaction.
What did SgtMaj John Quick win the Medal of Honor for?
His performance at Cuzco Well, near Guitanimo bay, Cuba, seized and advance base for Marines was done by a semaphore for an emergency lift of the naval bombardment while under Spanish and American shellfire. This was also significant because it demonstrated the use of Marines as assault troops.
On performance evaluations what is the highest marks reserved for performance which is far above standards and is notable for its exemplary or leadership quality?
5
How many Medals of Honor did SgtMaj John Daily Win?
Two. One for valor in the Chinese Boxer Rebellion and in the First Caco War in Haiti.
On performance evaluations, the trait grade of 1.0 is given for what purpose?
The performance trait grade of 1.0 is for sailors who are struggling at their required duties and tasks. They create conflict, are unwilling to work with others, puts themselves above the team, they neglect growth and development of subordinates, and usually need excessive supervision. Furthemore, they have marginal knowledge of their jobs and their actions are counter to the Navy's retention and reenlistment goals.
What famous Marine said, Come on, you sons of a bitches, do you want to live forever?"
Sergeant Major Dan Daly
On periodic evaluations, why should "two-blocking" be avoided by reporting seniors?
First, the reporting seniors average trait grade will be available to detailers and selection boards for comparison purposes. Second, it will be difficult for the reporting senior to allocate promotion recommendations if everyone's trait grades are the same.
What famous Marine was known as the tiger of the mountains in Nicaragua and Honduras?
Louis B. "Chesty" Puller
Yes/No. Regarding personal evaluations, are handwritten entries allowed?
Only on E4 and below evaluations
What is the "B" stand for in Chesty B. Puller?
Burwell
Yes/No. Regarding periodic evaluations, can changes or supplements be made after submission?
Yes. The reporting senior can, for good cause, submit administrative changes or evaluative supplements with in 2 years from the ending date of the report.
Who is the only Marine to have ever received 5 Navy Crosses?
Louis B. "Chesty" Puller
Regarding Fitness Reporting, how long must they be retained?
The reporting senior must retain copies of officer FITREPs for 5 years. The command must retain copies of enlisted FITREPs and EVALs for 2 years. Counseling worksheets must be held in a Privacy Act records system until the member detaches, then destroyed.
Who commanded the "Black Sheep Squadron?"
Col. Gregory R. "Pappy" Boyington
Yes/No. Regarding periodic evaluations, can adverse or downgraded fitness and evaluation reports be directed as punishment or used as an alternative to NJP?
No. Adverse or downgraded fitness and evaluation reports may not be directed as punishment or used as an alternative to the proper disposition of misconduct under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). Reports may not mention non-punitive censure, or investigatory, judicial, or other proceedings which have not been concluded or which have exonerated the member.
How many confirmed kills did ace pilot Gregory R. "Pappy" Boyington attain before the end of World War II?
28
Regarding navy correspondence, what is the difference between a standard letter and an endorsement?
Endorsement is similar to a letter but used for transmitting correspondence through the chain of command and sometimes provides command comments or may be returned to the originator requesting more information while the standard letter is used to conduct official correspondence.
Who was Ira H. Hayes?
He was a Marine Corporeal, and a Pima Indian who were immortalized in th enow famous photograph taken of the second flag-raising incident on Mount Suribachi (Iwo Jima).
Regarding Navy Correspondence, is a memorandum formal or informal?
Informal. a memorandum provides an informal way to correspond within an activity or between DON activities. Subordinates may use it to correspond directly with each other on routine official business.
Who was the first woman to enlist in the United States Marine Corps?
Private Johnson became the Marine Corps first enlisted woman on August 13, 1918.
What is the NAVPERS 1070/602?
The Dependency Application /Record of Emergency Data
Who was the first female General officer of the United States Marine Corps?
General Margaret A. Brewer
Name three types of Navy Correspondence
Standard Letter. Endorsements. Memorandums.
What year did Private Opha Mae Johnson, the first enlisted female Marine enlist?
1918
How many parts does a NAVPERS 1070/602 Dependency Application/Record of Emergency Data have?
Two
What year did Brigadier General Brewer become the first female General in the United States Marine Corps?
1978
On the NAVPERS 1070/602, Dependency Application/Record of Emergency Data what information goes on part II?
"Part II provides an immediately accessible, up-to-date record of emergency data and is the official document used to determine the following:
Yes.No. Should you salute at work indoors?
No
- National Service Life Insurance, Servicemen's Group Life Insurance, and Veterans Group Life Insurance in effect."
Yes. No. If you are taken prisoner should you salute while in a POW status?
No
What is the NAVPERS 1070/602 commonly called?
Page 2
Yes. No. You should salute while you are in Battle Conditions
No.
What information is contained on the NAVPERS 1070/604
The NAVPERS 1070/604 is the Enlisted Qualification History and it contains a chronological history of the members occupational and training related qualifications and their awards and commendations.
Yes. No. When you are rendering an individual salute is it appropriate to look at the member or flag being saluted squarely?
Yes
What is the 1070/604 commonly called?
Page 4
Yes. No. Is it appropriate to render a salute when smoking a cigarette or cigar?
No
What is the difference between the NAVPERS 1070/604 and the NAVPERS 1070/605?
The 604 is your qualifications and the 605 is your history of assignments
Yes/No. Is a salute rendered to military officials of foreign powers who's governments are not recognized by the United States?
No. Only officers, regular and reserve of the Navy, Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and foreign military and naval officers whose governments are formally recognized by the U.S. Government.
What is the NAVPERS 1070/605?
The NAVPERS 1070/605, history of assignments is a chronological record of duty assignments and is maintained through out member's active and inactive duty career.
When rendering a salute how long should you hold it?
Hold your salute until it is returned or acknowledged.
What is the difference between the NAVPERS 1070/613 and the NAVPERS 1070/602?
A NAVPERS 1070/613 or "page 13" is a document that contains Administrative Remarks. Is it a chronological record of significant miscellaneous entries which are not provided for elsewhere or where more detailed information may be required to clarify entries onto other pages. Entries are required for civil misdemeanors and felonies that come to the command's attention, and for Non-Judicial punishment that does not result in a loss of pay.
Besides a salute what is a customary accompaniment when saluting an officer?
Accompany the salute with a greeting such as "Good Morning sir or ma'am."
What is the UCMJ?
The Uniform Code of Military Justice
Under what circumstances would you salute an officer twice in the same conversation?
When meeting or greeting the officer and again when they are departing the vicinity of the conversation.
What is the purpose of the UCMJ?
The Uniform Code of Military Justice promotes good order and discipline, and provides a basis for the administration of justice for the armed forces.
Yes. No. If the officer you are speaking to, who is senior to you, comes to attention and salutes a senior should you interrupt that conversation?
No.
Who is responsible for upholding the UCMJ?
All members of the Armed Forces.
Yes/No. Should the first person in a group to notice the approaching senior not in ranks, render the appropriate greeting and salute?
Yes
Who is subject to the Uniformed Code of Military Justice?
"Members of a regular or reserve component of the Armed Forces
If your group is in formation who should render the appropriate greeting and salute?
The senior person should call the formation to attention and the they should salute for the group.
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Yes/No. Should you salute an officer when passing them in the same direction?
Yes. Come abreast of the officer and render a salute and say, "By your leave, sir (ma'am)."
What are the three types of Courts-Martial?
Summary, Special, General
Yes/No. Are appropriate honors rendered in a salute and greeting to officers of the United States Coast Guard?
Yes
Yes/No. Can jurors attending to a Special Court-Martial or General Court-Martial recommend any suspension of sentence?
No. Members of these courts have no power to direct, or even recommend on the record that any part of the sentence be suspended.
Yes/No. If you are in a working party and your uniform blouse is unbuttoned should you render a salute?
No
In a Special Courts-Martial proceeding, what is the difference between an enlisted member at E5 and above and an Enlisted accused in the rank of E4 and below.
For an enlisted accused in the pay grade of E5 and above, the accused may be reduced one pay-grade, be restricted for a period of 60 days, and face a forfeiture of two-thirds of basic pay for one month. For an accused in the rank of E4 and below, the accused may be sentenced to confinement for up to 30 days hard labor with out confinement for a period of 45 days, restriction for a period of 60 days, reduction to the pay grade of E-1 and forfeiture of two-thirds of basic pay for one month.
Yes/No. If you are in a crowded place and you see your unit CO while wearing civilian attire should an enlisted person render a salute?
No. Salutes will not be rendered at crowded gatherings, in public conveyances, or in congested areas, unless you are addressing or are being directly addressed by a senior.
In a special courts martial how many members sit on the board?
A special courts martial may be composed of a military judge and not less than 3 active-duty armed service members.
Yes/No. Regarding Marine Corps Rank, does a private have any chevrons?
No
Yes/No. Regarding Courts Martial, are there appeals of convictions in the military?
"Yes. Each branch of service has its own court, i.e., the Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals. The judges on these courts are made up of military attorneys. There is a possibility of a second appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. The judges on this court are civilians.
What is the difference in rank between a Master Sergeant and a First Sergeant?
A first Sergeant has a diamond in the middle of the chevrons while the Master Sergeant has crossed rifles. Both have three Chevrons up and three Chevrons down.
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What Marine Corps rank is represented by three chevrons up and one down?
Staff Sergeant
What does it take to be convicted in a courts-martial?
In most cases, only two-thirds of the members need to find you guilty of an offense in order to be convicted. This is very different than in a civilian world where an unanimous jury verdict is necessary.
What Marine Corps rank is represented by three Chevrons and a set of crossed rifles?
Sergeant (E5)
Besides a courts-martial, how else can the military discipline its members?
There are a host of options available. The most serious is a non-judicial punishments (NJP) under Article 15, UCMJ; this procedure is referred to as a Captain's Mast in the Navy, an NJP in the Marine Corps, and an Article 15 in the Army and Air Force. If you accept the NJP, then you are accepting the forum for your possible discipline. Your commander will then act as the judge and jury. Remember that you have a right to turn down a non-judicial punishment and request a trial by court-martial (except sailors on a ship). Doing this may or may not result in court-martial charges, depending upon the strength of the evidence against you and your prior disciplinary record. Think carefully before rejecting an NJP, and never do it without personally talking to an attorney.
What Marine Corps rank is represented by two Chevrons and a set of crossed rifles?
Corporal (E4)
Regarding Courts Martial, can a civilian lawyer be hired instead of the military lawyers available?
"Yes. Article 31 rights specifically allow a service member to hire any attorney they desire. This may become more important if the attorney appointed by the military may be inexperienced.
What Marine Corps rank is represented by three Chevrons up and four down and the Marine Corps Eagle Globe and Anchor in the Middle?
Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps
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What Marine Corps Rank is represented by three chevrons up and four chevrons down with a set of crossed rifles in the Middle?
There is no rank in the Marine Corps like that
Yes/No. Regarding Courts Martial, are military members subject to double jepordy?
"Yes. constitutionally there is no double jeopardy or double punishment. Both the Federal government and a State may prosecute a uniformed service member for the same conduct.
A Master Gunnery Sergeant of Marines rank insignia is delineated by the following icon?
Three Chevrons up. Four Chevrons Down and a bomb in the middle.
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When looking at the Marine ranks of Warren Officer what characteristic makes the W-1 and W-3 ranks different from the W-2 and W-4 ranks?
The 1 and 3 have three segments while the 2 and 4 have five segments.
Yes/No. Regarding court martial proceedings may a summary court martial confine a member for more than 6 months?
No. A summary court martial may only confine for 30 days with hard labor and no more than 45 days with out hard labor.
What is the key difference between the W-2 rank insignia and the W-4?
The W-2 is gold and the W-4 is silver
Yes/No. Regarding court martial proceedings, may a special court martial confine a member for more than a year?
No. A special court martial may only confine a person for up to 6 months with out hard labor and only 3 months with hard labor.
What is a key difference between the Marine Rank insignia's of W-1 and W-3?
The W-1 is gold and the W-3 is silver.
Yes/No. Regarding Summary Court Martial: Can a commissioned officer be tried for any capital offense?
No. A summary court-martial may not try a commissioned officer, warrent officer,cadet, or midshipmen for any capital offense.
What is unique about the W-5 rank insignia for Marine Warrant Officers?
A thin red bar runs the length of the insignia (parallel with the long end) instead of the bars that traverse is on the ranks from W-1 to W-4
Yes/No. Regarding a summary court marital, if you are aboard a ship can you refuse a summary court martial?
No. Except on a ship, a member may refuse the right to a summary court martial.
What distinguishes the Marine Corps Ranks of Major and Lieutenant Colonel?
Both are oak leafs but the major is gold and the Lieutenant Colonel is silver
Regarding a General Court martial what is the lowest rank of the convening authority?
The lowest rank is usually the rank of the commanding general of the wing, division, group or the equivelant.
Put the Marine Corps Flag Ranks in Order
Brigadier, Major, Lieutenant, General (BMLG)
Yes/No. Regarding a court martial if the accused is an officer can enlisted members be present on the court?
No. if the accused is a commisisoned or warrant officer, the group of the peers on the court must be of a similar rank and grade. If they are a warrant, then at least warrant officers may be present. If they are enlisted then the enlisted may request up to 1/3 of the court be enlisted.
What is the difference in insignia between the Second Lieutenant and First Lieutenant?
The 2nd Lieutenant has a gold bar and is lower rank (O-1).
What does NJP Stand for?
Non Judicial Punishment.
Rendering Honors. Scenario: You and your Marines are at the smoke pit and are uncovered. The call for colors is sounded. What should you do?
Stand at attention. Face the point of reference (colors, music, etc.) and do NOT render a salute.
Yes/No. Regarding NJP and Court Martial, does the accused have a right to refuse the NJP and demand a trial by court martial?
Yes. The accused has the right of refusal before the imposition of the NJP proceedings.
Yes/No. Rendering Honors. Should you render military honors when in a vehicle?
No
Under what circumstnaces is NJP Administered?
For minor offenses of the UCMJ where the maximum sentence, if tried by a general courtmartial, does not include a dishonorable discharge or confinement or greater than one year.
<p>Rendering Honors. If you are passing or being passed: How long before and after should honors be rendered?</p>
<p>6 paces before and 6 paces after</p>
Yes/No. Can the accused appeal an NJP decision?
Yes. The accused may appeal the pnishment if he considers it unjust or disproportionate to the offense by sumiting a written statement describing why he considers the punishment unjust or disproportionate within 5 days of imposition of punishment throuhg the chain of command to the next superior authority.
Rendering Honors. When the flag is raised or lowered at morning and evening colors what trigger or key should be used to render honors?
On the first note of the National Anthem or the call, "To The Colors."
What are the two chains of command in the United States Marine Corps?
Service and Operational
What is the definition of sexual harassment?
Sexual harrassment is influencing, offering to influence, or threatening the career, pay or job of another person in exchange for sexual favors; deliberate or repeated offenseive comments, gestures, or physical contact of a (percieved) sexual nature in a work or work-related environment.
Is sexual harassment subjective or objective?
Subjective. The criteria for something being harassing versus complimentary is entirely up to the interpretation of the victim.
How is the Operational Chain of command different than the Service?
The Operational Command goes from the Secretary of Defense directly to the Operational Commanders while the Service goes from the Secretary of the Navy to the Commandant of the Marine Corps
What is the definition of equal opportunity?
Equal opportunity means that every Marine is provided fair and equal treatment, having equal opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, age, sex, national origin or religious conviction?
What three components are the Marine Corps Operating Forces Consisted of?
1. The Marine Corps Forces which are made up of Marine Air Ground Task Forces 2. The Marine Corps Security Forces. 3. Marine Security Guard Detachments
Yes/No. In the spirit of equal opportunity does the Marine Corps promote on racial quotas as in the case of affirmative action?
No. The Marine Corps promotes on merit and not quotas.
What are Marine Corps Security Forces?
The Marine Corps Security Forces (MCSF) include approximately 3,400 Marines who protect key naval installations and facilities worldwide. Although not assigned to combatant commands, they are part of the operating forces of the Marine Corps.
List all that fit the definition of hazing
"(1) Any form of initiation or congratulatory act that involves physically striking.
What are Marine Security Guard Detachments?
These detachments serve at embassies and consulates around the globe. The Marine security guard battalion provides forces to the Department of State for embassy security. These Marines are currently assigned to 121 diplomatic posts in 115 countries through out the world.
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What is the difference between Marine Corps Security Forces and Marine Security Guard Detachments?
Security Forces guard Naval installations while the Security Guard Detachments guard embassies.
Which of the following are refelctive of the Marine Corps Policy of Equal Opportunity?
"(1) Treat each Marine with Respect
<p>How many countries are Marine Security Guard Detachments assigned to support?</p>
<p>The Marine Security Guard Detachments support embassies and consulates around the globe. The Marine Security Guard battalion provides forces to the Department of State for embassy security. These Marines are currently assigned to 121 diplomatic posts in 115 countries throughout the world.</p>
(6) Establish and ensure open channels of communication."
How many diplomatic posts are Marine Security Guard Detachments supporting through out the globe?
The Marine Security Guard Detachments support embassies and consulates around the globe. The Marine Security Guard battalion provides forces to the Department of State for embassy security. These Marines are currently assigned to 121 diplomatic posts in 115 countries throughout the world.
Yes/No. Regarding Hazing, does the Marine Corps consider individual consent to the activity an exuse?
No. Consent to hazing is not a defense. Any violation, attempted violation, or soclitation of another to violate the MCO subjects involved members to disciplinary action under Article 92 of the Uniform Code of military justice.
What three elements are contained in a MAGTF?
The Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) is the principle organization for the conduct of all missions across the range of military operations. MAGTFs are balanced, combined arms forces with organic ground, aviation and sustainment elements.
What is the definition of fraternization?
Defined as duty reltaionships and social and business contacts between and among Marines of different grades. Theese relationships are inconsistent with the traditional standards of good order, discipline, and mutual respect that have always existed between Marines of senior and lesser grade.
Yes/No. Can MAGTF's conduct both expeditionary or sustained operations ashore?
Yes
Describe behavior that would be considered fraternization?
Any behavior which would present the appearance of undue familarity or informality between and among the ranks.
What is the difference between the MEF, MEB, and MEU?
Each are MAGTF organizations of various sizes. The MEF is a Force Level, the MEB is composed of Regimental sized elements and the MEU is composed of Battalion sized elements.
What is the EDVR?
The EDVR is a monthly statement of an activity's enlisted personnel account.
How is a Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) different from a Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB)?
The MEF is a MAGTF built around a GCE of a division size.
How many parts are in the Enlisted Distribution Verification Report (EDVR)?
12
True/False. The Marine Aircraft Wing is the Air Combat Element of a Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB)?
False. The size of the ACE in the MEB is a group.
What does section III of the Enlisted Distribution Verification Record (EDVR)contain?
EDVR sefction 3 contains an alphabetic listing of all enslisted memebrs assigned to the activity.
True/False. A squadron sized ACE Element supports a Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB).
False. The squadron sized element supports the Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU).
What does sections 1 through 3 of the Enlisted Distribution Verifcation Report (EDVR) contain?
EDVR sections 1 through 3 contain information that has been extracted from the acocunt because it requires special attention or action by the activity. Additionally, the EDVR section 3 contains an alphabetic listing of all enlisted members assigned to the activity.
What is the difference between the Combat Support Services Group (CSSG) and the Brigade Support Service Group (BSSG)?
The Brigade Support Service Group (BSSG) is the logistics portion of the Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB) MAGTF?
What does section 12 of the Enlisted Distribution Verification Report (EDVR) contain?
Section 12 contains a listeing of both office rand enlisted personnel in an embarked or Temporary Additional Duty (TAD) status to augment normal manning. This listing also includes commands that are embarked onboard another command.
If there are three basic MAGTF's the MEF, MEB, and MEU what is the fourth?
A Special Purpose MAFTF (SPMAGTF). This is usually used for a special purpose such as disaster relief, humanitarian assistance, noncombatant evacuation operations, or security operations where one of the other three elements would be inappropriate.
What does section 4 of the Enlisted Distribution Verification Report (EDVR) contian?
EDVR section 4 takes the total personnel account of the activity, including those members reflected in sections 1 through 3.
What is the minimum sized element of the Ground Combat Element a Special Purpose MAGTF?
Platoon sized GCE. An Aircraft Asset for the ACE and customized support services for the CSSE.
True/False. The Enlisted Distribution Verification Report (EDVR) is similar to the Marine Corps Table of Organization (TO).
True. The Enlisted Distribution Verification Report (EDVR) is a document for command's so that they can see all levels of their manning, their NEC requirements and where billets are gapped including advancements, and pay entry base dates. The Marine Corps TO document does the same thing for MOS's and unit manning requirements.
Which of the following are not a mission of the United States Marine Corps?
1. Provide combined arms for the seizure or defense of advanced naval bases 2. Provide Security Detachments for the protection of Navy Vessels and Property 3. Develop Amphibious Operations 4. Provide airborne Operations. 5. Develop airborne operations 6. Expand peacetime readiness and mobilization efforts 7. Perform other duties as directed by the President
What section/s of the Enlisted Distribution Verification Report (EDVR) contains the duty preference list?
Section 9/10 contains the Diary Message Summary and Duty Preference Listing.
On a Navy Performance Evaluation who is the reporting Senior?
Commanding Officers are reporting seniors by virtue of their command authority. Commanding officers may submit properly authorized fitness and evaluation reports on any member who has reported to them for duty, whether junior or senior to them in grade. The term "Commanding officer" includes commanding officers of all services, and their civilian equivalents with in the U.S. Federal Government.
What does section 11 of the Enlisted Distribution Verification Report (EDVR) contain?
Section 11 of the Enlisted Distribution Verification Report (EDVR) contains individual security data, citizenship codes, involunary extension months, Pay Entry Base Dates (PEBD), time in Rate (TIR), Advancement Effective Date, and FORMAN Status and Action Date.
What is the lowest grade officer that can be delegated as a reporting senior for enlisted reports service members E5 to E9 and those frocked to E5?
O4 or GS12.
On a standard Navy Letter how wide are the left/right margins?
1 inch
What is the lowest grade that a reporting senior may be delegated to members in the grades of E4 and below?
Chief Petty Officer (E7) or GS11
Yes/No. On a standard Navy Leter are there any spaces between the From, To, and Via sections.
No. The From, To and Via sections are single spaced and follow each other. There is a double space between the Via and Subject Lines.
What is the purpose of a rater in the evaluation process of an E6 and below?
Evaluation reports on E6 and below require the signatures of a rater and senior rater as well as the reporting senior. This ensures that the Navy's senior enlisted and junior officer supervisors are properly included in the enlisted evaluation process. The rater should be a Navy chief petty officer whenever possible, but if none is available within the command, may be a military or civilian supervisor who is an E7 equivalent or higher. Typically, the senior rater will be the member's division officer or department head. The senior rater may be omitted where the reporting senior is the raters immediate supervisor.
Yes/No. In a Navy Letter, are the subject, reference and enclosure paragraphs double spaced?
Yes. Between the subject, reference and enclosure portions of hte letter the paragraphs each have a single blank space between the paragrphs. This is different from the From, To and Via blocks which have no blank paragraph spacing.
How is performance Counseling different than performance evaluations?
Counseling is conducted by the command at the half way point of the interval process.
Yes/No. In a navy letter, the main body of the letter is numbered. Are the paragraphs double spaced?
Yes. The paragraphs have a single space between each paragraph similar to the Subject, Reference, and Enclosure sections of the letter. They are different than the From, To and Via sections whose paragraphs are next to each other with out the white space between paragraphs.
Regarding evaluation reports how many types are there?
Three.
Yes/No. In a Navy Letter, in the From, To, and Via sections, should the Title of Activity of each section be aligned?
Yes. The From section is followed by 2 spaces, the To section is followed by 4 spaces and the via section is followed by 3 spaces (2-4-3) so that the Title of Activity can line up in the format.
Regarding Evaluations, what is the difference between Regular Reports and Concurrent Reports?
Concurrent reports are done for members on additional duty or temporary additional duty while regular reports are consistent with annual regular performance in their job.
Yes/No. In a Navy Letter should the alignment of the Subject, References, and Enclosures, paragraphs line up with the from, to, and via blocks?
Yes. The Subject should be followed by 2 spaces, the reference should be followed by 2 spaces, and the enclosure section s/b followed by 2 spaces so that the body of each of those paragraphs line up with the from to and via bodies above.
Regarding Performance Evaluations, what kind of report would you issue for temporary additional duty?
A concurrent report provides a record of significant performance in an additional duty (ADDU) or temporary additional duty (TEMADD) status. They are optional unless directed by higher authority, and may not be submitted by anyone in the regular reporting senior's direct chain of command.
On a Navy Standard Letter how may lines from the top of the page, on the 2nd page of the letter should the Subject block Be?
5. The 6th line is the subject block.
Yes/No. Are Operational Commander's reports submitted on E7 and above?
No. Operational Commander's reports are optional, and may only be submitted on commanding officers or officer in charge by operational commanders who are not also their regular reporting seniors.
On a standard Navy Letter how many spaces from the final paragraph does the signature line happen?
4. Three blank spaced lines and the signature line is on the 4th.
Yes/No. Are Concurrent Reports Mandatory?
No. Concurrent Reports are optional and submitted for ADDU or TEMADD status.
Yes/No. On a standard Navy letter are complimentary closures like, 'sincerely,' 'respectfully,' 'regrettably,' ever used?
No. Complimentary closures are not used on official standard navy letters
<p>Yes/No. Regarding Periodic evaluations, are Regular Reports mandatory?</p>
<p>Yes. They are the foundation of the performance record. Regular reports are submitted periodically according to the schedule below, and on other occasions as specified in the EVAL manual. They must cover, day-for-day, all Naval service on active duty or in the drilling Reserve programs, except for enlisted inital entry training and other limited circumstances.</p>
Yes/No.Regarding Navy Letters and endorsements, can an endorsement omit the SSIC code (the part of the letter referencing the relevant section)?
Yes but only if its a same page endorsement. Otherwise the endorsement on a new page must include new letterhead and the titleSecond Endorsment must go on the 2nd line underneath the SSIC/Date section of the correspondence.
Regarding periodic evaluations, what month are E5 evaluations due?
March
What does ORM stand for?
Operational Risk Management
Regarding periodic evaluations, what month are E9 evaluations due?
April
True/False. ORM is a supply system that empowers leaders at the Battlion level in making sure that all members of their unit have appropriate uniforms.
"False.
Regarding Periodic Evaluations, what months are E4 evaluations due?
June
ORM is a decision making tool used by people at all levels to increase operational effectiveness by anticipating hazards and reducing the potential for loss, thereby increasing the probability of a sucessful misison."
Regarding periodic evaluations, what month are E3/2/1 evaluations due?
July
True/False. ORM increases the units ability o make informed decisions by providing the best baseline of knowledge and expeirence avaialble.
True. It also minimizes the riks to acceptable levels, commensurate with mission accomplishment. The amount of risk we will take in war is much greater than that we should in peace, but the process is the same. Applying the ORM process will reduce mishaps, lower costs, and provide for more efficient use of resources.
Regarding Periodic Evaluations, when are E7 and E8 evaluations due?
September
True/False. A Hazard is an expression of possible loss in terms of sevirty and probability.
False. A risk is an expression of possible loss in terms of severity and probability.
Regarding periodic evaluations what month are E6 evaluations due?
November
True/False. a Risk is the process of detecting hazards and assessing associated risks.
False. Risk assessment is the process of detecting hazards and assesing associated risks.
Yes/No. Regarding fitness reports, if a member has been exonerated of an offense, can the incident be reflected in a fitness report?
No. Adverse or downgraded fitness and evaluation reports may not be directed as punishment or used as an alternative to the report disposition of misconduct under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). Reports may not mention non-punitive censure, or investigatory, judicial or other proceedings which have not been concluded or which have exonerated the member. Subject to these limitations, fitness and evaluation reports should take into account misconduct which has been established through reliable evidence to the reporting senior's satisfaction.
True/False. Hazards are the process of detecting risks.
False. Risk assessment is the process of detecting hazards and assessing associated risks.
On performance evaluations what is the highest marks reserved for performance which is far above standards and is notable for its exemplary or leadership quality?
5
Yes/No. Does ORM minimize risks to acceptable levels, commensurate with mission accomplishment?
Yes. It also is the amount of wisk members are willing to take in war which wich is much greater than in peace, but the process is the same. Applying the ORM proecss will reduce mishaps, lower ocsts, and provide for more efficient use of resources.
On performance evaluations, the trait grade of 1.0 is given for what purpose?
The performance trait grade of 1.0 is for sailors who are struggling at their required duties and tasks. They create conflict, are unwilling to work with others, puts themselves above the team, they neglect growth and development of subordinates, and usually need excessive supervision. Furthemore, they have marginal knowledge of their jobs and their actions are counter to the Navy's retention and reenlistment goals.
What are the 5 steps of ORM?
"1. Identify Hazards
On periodic evaluations, why should "two-blocking" be avoided by reporting seniors?
First, the reporting seniors average trait grade will be available to detailers and selection boards for comparison purposes. Second, it will be difficult for the reporting senior to allocate promotion recommendations if everyone's trait grades are the same.
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Yes/No. Regarding personal evaluations, are handwritten entries allowed?
Only on E4 and below evaluations
Regarding ORM, what is the difference between Identification of Hazards and the Assessment of Hazards?
The assessment of the hazards determins the associated risk while the identification merely lists the type or kind of hazard present in a situation.
Yes/No. Regarding periodic evaluations, can changes or supplements be made after submission?
Yes. The reporting senior can, for good cause, submit administrative changes or evaluative supplements with in 2 years from the ending date of the report.
In ORM, what are the three types of controls?
Engineering, Administrative and Personal Protective Equipment
Regarding Fitness Reporting, how long must they be retained?
The reporting senior must retain copies of officer FITREPs for 5 years. The command must retain copies of enlisted FITREPs and EVALs for 2 years. Counseling worksheets must be held in a Privacy Act records system until the member detaches, then destroyed.
In ORM, what is the difference between Administrative Controls and Engineering Controls?
Administrative controls provide the mechanism of reducing risk by process, markings, notificaitons while engineering controls reduce risks by design, materials, and physical resources.
Yes/No. Regarding periodic evaluations, can adverse or downgraded fitness and evaluation reports be directed as punishment or used as an alternative to NJP?
No. Adverse or downgraded fitness and evaluation reports may not be directed as punishment or used as an alternative to the proper disposition of misconduct under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). Reports may not mention non-punitive censure, or investigatory, judicial, or other proceedings which have not been concluded or which have exonerated the member.
Regarding ORM, what kind of contorls provide suitable warnings, markings, placards or signs?
Administrative
Regarding navy correspondence, what is the difference between a standard letter and an endorsement?
Endorsement is similar to a letter but used for transmitting correspondence through the chain of command and sometimes provides command comments or may be returned to the originator requesting more information while the standard letter is used to conduct official correspondence.
Regarding ORM, what kind of controls reduce risk by selection of materials used in the process?
Engineering
Regarding Navy Correspondence, is a memorandum formal or informal?
Informal. a memorandum provides an informal way to correspond within an activity or between DON activities. Subordinates may use it to correspond directly with each other on routine official business.
Regarding ORM, which kinds of controls establish written policies, programs or instructions and standards of operating procedures?
Administrative Controls
What is the NAVPERS 1070/602?
The Dependency Application /Record of Emergency Data
Regarding ORM, what kidn of control would ear plugs be?
Personal Protective Equipment
Name three types of Navy Correspondence
Standard Letter. Endorsements. Memorandums.
Regarding ORM, why must the assessor make a risk decision before implimenting controls?
Because risk decisions involve mitigating the most severe risk factors first and implimenting controls for those risks to mitigate the greatest amount of risk.
How many parts does a NAVPERS 1070/602 Dependency Application/Record of Emergency Data have?
Two
Regarding ORM, why is important to supervise the implimentation of Administrative Controls, Engineering Controls, or Personal Protective Equipment?
Because it ensures that controls remain in place and that they have the desired effect.
What is the NAVPERS 1070/602 commonly called?
Page 2
Regarding ORM, what kind of controls limited the expsure to the hazard?
Administrative Controls (either by reducing the number of personnel/assets or the length of time they are exposed.)
What information is contained on the NAVPERS 1070/604
The NAVPERS 1070/604 is the Enlisted Qualification History and it contains a chronological history of the members occupational and training related qualifications and their awards and commendations.
What are the four principles or Operational Risk Management (ORM)?
"(1) Accept risk when benefits outweigh the cost
What is the 1070/604 commonly called?
Page 4
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What is the difference between the NAVPERS 1070/604 and the NAVPERS 1070/605?
The 604 is your qualifications and the 605 is your history of assignments
Regarding ORM, what should a unit leader do when the risk associated with that mission cannot be controlled at his/her level or goes beyond the commander's stated intent?
As a principle of ORM. Make risk decisions at the right level. When this happens the unit leader should elevate the decision to their chain of command.
What is the NAVPERS 1070/605?
The NAVPERS 1070/605, history of assignments is a chronological record of duty assignments and is maintained through out member's active and inactive duty career.
Regarding ORM, what is the difference between hazardous material and hazardous waste?
Hazardous Materials are items that are used but because of their quantity or quality are considered hazardous to human use or exposure while Hazardous Waste is material that has been disgarded and then determined by the EPA or State Authority as waste.
What is the difference between the NAVPERS 1070/613 and the NAVPERS 1070/602?
A NAVPERS 1070/613 or "page 13" is a document that contains Administrative Remarks. Is it a chronological record of significant miscellaneous entries which are not provided for elsewhere or where more detailed information may be required to clarify entries onto other pages. Entries are required for civil misdemeanors and felonies that come to the command's attention, and for Non-Judicial punishment that does not result in a loss of pay.
Regarding ORM, head protection, hearing protection, foot and eye protection are examples of what kind of controls?
Personal Protective Equipment.
What is the UCMJ?
The Uniform Code of Military Justice
What is PPE
Personal Protective Equipment
What is the purpose of the UCMJ?
The Uniform Code of Military Justice promotes good order and discipline, and provides a basis for the administration of justice for the armed forces.
What does MSDS stand for?
Material Safety Data Sheets
Who is responsible for upholding the UCMJ?
All members of the Armed Forces.
What kinds of information do MSDS sheets convey?
They are technical bullitins containing information about materials, such as composition, chemical, and phyusical characteristics, health and safety hazards, and precaustions, for safe handling and use.
What are the three types of Courts-Martial?
Summary, Special, General
True/False. Regarding HAZMAT: MSDS's should be maintained for all elements of HAZMAT on board.
True. MSDS's should be maintained for all elements of HAZMAT on board.
Yes/No. Can jurors attending to a Special Court-Martial or General Court-Martial recommend any suspension of sentence?
No. Members of these courts have no power to direct, or even recommend on the record that any part of the sentence be suspended.
What are the (8) common elements experienced by all on the battlefield?
(1) Violence (2) Casualties (3) Confusion (4) Miscommunication (5) Fatigue (6) Fear (7) Continous Operations (8) Homesickness *** Mnemonic: Violet's Conundrum Casually Marched For Fifty Continous Hours
In a Special Courts-Martial proceeding, what is the difference between an enlisted member at E5 and above and an Enlisted accused in the rank of E4 and below.
For an enlisted accused in the pay grade of E5 and above, the accused may be reduced one pay-grade, be restricted for a period of 60 days, and face a forfeiture of two-thirds of basic pay for one month. For an accused in the rank of E4 and below, the accused may be sentenced to confinement for up to 30 days hard labor with out confinement for a period of 45 days, restriction for a period of 60 days, reduction to the pay grade of E-1 and forfeiture of two-thirds of basic pay for one month.
Which of the following are not of the 8 elements of expeirences on the battlefield?
None of the Above. Note: (1) Violence (2) Casualties (3) Confusion (4) Miscommunication (5) Fatigue (6) Fear (7) Continous Operations (8) Homesickness *** Mnemonic: Violet's Conundrum Casually Marched For Fifty Continous Hours
In a special courts martial how many members sit on the board?
A special courts martial may be composed of a military judge and not less than 3 active-duty armed service members.
Which of the following are not of the 8 elements experienced in a combat environment?
Mindlessness. Note: (1) Violence (2) Casualties (3) Confusion (4) Miscommunication (5) Fatigue (6) Fear (7) Continous Operations (8) Homesickness *** Mnemonic: Violet's Conundrum Casually Marched For Fifty Continous Hours
What does it take to be convicted in a courts-martial?
In most cases, only two-thirds of the members need to find you guilty of an offense in order to be convicted. This is very different than in a civilian world where an unanimous jury verdict is necessary.
Which of the following are listed as the (8) elements experienced in a combat environment?
All of the Above. Note: (1) Violence (2) Casualties (3) Confusion (4) Miscommunication (5) Fatigue (6) Fear (7) Continous Operations (8) Homesickness *** Mnemonic: Violet's Conundrum Casually Marched For Fifty Continous Hours
Besides a courts-martial, how else can the military discipline its members?
There are a host of options available. The most serious is a non-judicial punishments (NJP) under Article 15, UCMJ; this procedure is referred to as a Captain's Mast in the Navy, an NJP in the Marine Corps, and an Article 15 in the Army and Air Force. If you accept the NJP, then you are accepting the forum for your possible discipline. Your commander will then act as the judge and jury. Remember that you have a right to turn down a non-judicial punishment and request a trial by court-martial (except sailors on a ship). Doing this may or may not result in court-martial charges, depending upon the strength of the evidence against you and your prior disciplinary record. Think carefully before rejecting an NJP, and never do it without personally talking to an attorney.
What five factors help Sailors and Marines deal with fear?
"(1) Morale
Yes/No. Regarding court martial proceedings may a summary court martial confine a member for more than 6 months?
No. A summary court martial may only confine for 30 days with hard labor and no more than 45 days with out hard labor.
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Yes/No. Regarding court martial proceedings, may a special court martial confine a member for more than a year?
No. A special court martial may only confine a person for up to 6 months with out hard labor and only 3 months with hard labor.
In coping with fear what is the primary difference between proficiency and motivation?
Proficiency is the ability of the individual or unit to complete the required task while motivation is reflective of the needs, desires and impulses that cause a person to act often felt as pride and committement.
Yes/No. Regarding Summary Court Martial: Can a commissioned officer be tried for any capital offense?
No. A summary court-martial may not try a commissioned officer, warrent officer,cadet, or midshipmen for any capital offense.
Regarding coping strategies for fear, whic of the following does not belong with the (5)?