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What are the nine common elements found in a combat environment?
1. Violent, unnerving sights and sounds
2. Casualties
3. Confusion and lack of information
4. Isolation
5. Communications breakdown
6. Individual discomfort and physical fatigue
7. Fear, stress and mental fatigue
8. Continuous operations
9. Homesickness
The individual's state of mind, that depends on individual attitude toward everything that affects him/her, fellow Marines, leaders, Marine life in general and other things important to the individual is known as?
Discipline is defined as?
The individual or group attitude that ensures prompt obedience to orders and initiation of appropriate action in the absence of orders
What is the loyalty to, pride in, and enthusiasm for the unit shown by members?
Esprit de corps
What implies devotion and loyalty to the unit and deep regard for the unit's history, traditions and honor?
Esprit de corps
What is the technical, tactical and physical ability to perform the job or mission?
Motivation is defined as?
Psychological factors such as needs, desires and impules that cause a person to act.
What is the acronym BAMCIS?
1. Begin Planning
2. Arrange for reconnaisance
3. Make reconnaisance
4. Complete the plan
5. Issue the order
6. Supervise
During the "Begin Planning" phase of BAMCIS, what can you use to begin estimates of the situation based on content of the order received?
(Mission, Enemy, Terrain & Weather, Troops & Fire Support, Time Available
"I am an American, fighting in the armed forces which guard my country and our way of life. I am prepared to give my life in their defense" is what Article in the Code of Conduct?
Article I
"I will never surrender of my own free will. If in command, I will never surrender the members of my command while they still have the means to resist" is what Article in the Code of Conduct?
Article II
"If I am captured, I will continue to resist by all means available. I will make every effort to escape and aid others to escape. I will accept neither parole nor special favors from the enemy" is what Article in the Code of Conduct?
Article III
"If I become a prisoner of war, I will keep faith with my fellow prisoners. I will give no information nor take part in any action which might be harmful to my comrades. If I am senior, I will take command. If not, I will obey the lawful orders of those appointed over me and will back them in every way" is what Article in the Code of Conduct?
Article IV
"When questioned, should I become a prisoner of war, I am required to give name, rank, service number, and date of birth. I will evade answering further questions to the utmost of my ability. I will make no oral or written statements disloyal to my country and its allies, or harmful to their cause" is what Article in the Code of Conduct?
Article V
"I will never forget that I am an American, fighting for freedom, responsible for my actions, and dedicated to the principles which made my country free. I will trust in my God and in the United States of America" is what Article in the Code of Conduct?
Article VI
What are some rights of a prisoner of war?
1. Receive necessary facilities for proper hygiene
2. To practice religious faith
3. Keep personal property except weapons, military equipment and military documents
4. Send and receive mail
5. Receive packages containing non-contraband items such as food, clothing, educational, religious and recreational materials
6. Select a fellow POW to represent you
7. Receive humane treatment
8. Have a copy of the Geneva Convention and its annexes
9. Copy of camp regs, notices, orders and publications about POW conduct
What information are you required to give to your captors?
1. Name
2. Rank
3. Service number (SSN)
4. Date of birth
What are some obligations of prisoners of war?
1. Obey lawful rules and regulations
2. Maintain military discipline in accordance with the rules and regulations of the armed forces
3. Maintian courtesy and honors to all officers regardless of the branch of the service (U.S. or allies)
What type of labor can POW's perform?
1. Labor that is not military
2. Not degrading
3. Not dangerous
4. Not unhealthy