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What Does ASAP stand for?
Army Substance Abuse Program
What is the mission of ASAP?
The mission of ASAP 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?
Icrease 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 the mission.
Improve readiness by extending services to the total army.
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?
Yes and failure to attend a mandatory counseling session may constitute a violation of a lawfull order and punished under article 86 of the UCMJ.
What will happen to Soldiers who fail to participate in or fail to respond successfully to rehabilitation?
They will be processed for administrative seperation and not be provided another opportunity to complete the program except inextraordinary 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
Commander / Supervisor identification
Biochemical (urinalysis)
Medical
Investigation and or Apprehension
What are the objectives of rehabilitation with ASAP?
Return soldiers to full duty as soon as possible
Identify soldiers that can't be rehablilitated and advise their unit commanders
Assist and refer soldiers who cann rehabilitate through ASAP to a treatment facility after discharge
Help resolve alcohol and other drug abuse problems in the family
What are the objectives of bio-chemical testing (urinalysis)?
Deter soldiers from abusing drugs
Facilitate early identification of drug and alcohol abuse
Enable commanders to assess the security, military fitness, good order and discipline of their units and to use information obtained to make appropriate action
Monitor rehabilitation of those enrolled for alcohol and or drug abuse
Collect data on the prevalence of alcohol and drug abuse in the army
Commanders may direct drug testing under what conditions?
Unit inspections
search and seizures / probable cause
Competence of Duty
Rehabilitation
Mishap or safety inspection
Consent (Voluntarily)
New entrant
Medical
All ASAP referrals are accomplished by the Commander or 1SG using what form?
A completed and signed DA 8003
Can soldiers that are enrolled in an ASAP rehabilitation program reenlist?
No, but they can extend time in the servce to complete the program
Will soldiers who are command referred to ASAP be flagged?
Yes
What does ACS stand for?
Army Community Service
What does the ACS symbol represent?
Heart= Giving
Cross= Help
Gyroscope= Stability
What Army regulation covers ACS?
AR 608-1
How is mainly ACS staffed?
By volunteers
What is the motto for ACS?
Self-help, service, stability
Who qualifies for ACS?
All active duty military members and their families
Members of the National Guard or Army reserve when on active duty and their family members
Army appropriated fund and non-appropriated fund employees and their family members
Family members of prisoners of war or personnel missing in action
Surviving family members of military personnel who died while on active duty
What can you do to help out ACS?
Donate food stuffs, useable household goods, and volunteer your time
What does ACES stand for?
Army Continuing Education System
What Army regulation covers ACES?
AR 621-5
What regulation covers Army learning centers(ALC)?
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
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 Grants
Perkins Loans
Guaranteed Student Loans
What are some of the basic services offered by the Army Continuing Education Centers?
Basic Skills Education Program (BSEP)
Advanced Skills Education Program (ASEP)
High School Completion Program
Service Members Opportunity College Army Degrees (SOCAD)
Veteran's Educational Assistance Program (VEAP) / Montgomery G.I. Bill (MBIG)
Skill Recongnition Programs
Comand Language Programs (headstart / gateway)
Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support
Education Counseling Services
Learning Resource Centers
What Soldier development programs does ACES provide?
Functional Academic Skills Training (FAST)
High School Completion Program
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Mission related language (headstart - gateway)
Mission required Language
MOS Improvement Training (MOSIT)
What does DANTES stand for?
Defense Activities for Non-Traditional Education Support
What does DANTES do?
DANTES provides standardized testing free for military personnel that can be used for college credit
Soldiers with a GT score of less than 110 should be referred to what?
BSEP - soldiers with a GT score less then 100 are usually automatically eligible. Soldiers between 100 and 110 may be command referred
Soldiers who begin their active service after what date are eligible to receive the new G.I. Bill?
July 1985, but they are required to pay $100 month for 12 months (this is being replaced by the post 9/11 G.I. bill)
What does SOC stand for?
Service Members Opportunity College
What does SOCAD stand for?
Service Members Opportunity College Army Degree
What does AER stand for?
Army Emergency Relief
What organization does AER closely coordinate?
American Red Cross
What army regulation covers AER?
AR 930-4
What is AER?
AER is a private, nonprofit organization to collect and hold fund to relieve disress 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.
Are you required to contribute to AER to receive help?
No