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What does ASAP stand for?
Army Substance Abuse Program
What is the mission of ASAP?
The ASAP’s mission is to strengthen the overall fitness and effectiveness of the Army’s total workforce and to
enhance the combat readiness of its Soldiers.
What are the objectives of ASAP?
Increase individual fitness and overall unit readiness.
Provide services, which are adequate and responsive to the needs of the total workforce and emphasize alcohol
and other drug abuse deterrence, prevention, education, and treatment.
Implement alcohol and other drug risk reduction and prevention strategies that respond to potential problems
before they jeopardize readiness, productivity, and careers.
Restore to duty those substance-impaired Soldiers who have the potential for continued military service.
Provide effective alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and education at all levels of command, and encourage
commanders to provide alcohol and drug-free leisure activities.
Ensure all military and civilian personnel assigned to ASAP staff are appropriately trained and experienced to
accomplish their mission.
Achieve maximum productivity and reduce absenteeism and attrition among DA civilian employees by reducing
the effects of the abuse of alcohol and other drugs.
Improve readiness by extending services to the total Army.
Ensure quality customer service.
What is meant by deglamorization of alcohol?
Personnel will not promote any function glamorizing the use of alcohol through drinking contests, games, initiations,
or the awarding of alcoholic beverages as prizes in contests.
What army Regulation covers ASAP?
AR 600-85
Is ASAP participation mandatory for Individuals that are command referred?
ASAP participation is mandatory for all Soldiers who are command referred. Failure to attend a mandatory counseling
session may constitute a violation of Article 86 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ).
What will happen to Soldiers who fail to participate in or fail to respond successfully to rehabilitation?
Soldiers who fail to participate adequately in, or to respond successfully to,rehabilitation will be processed for
administrative separation and not be provided another opportunity for rehabilitation except under the most
extraordinary circumstances, as determined by the CD in consultation with the unit commander.
What are the ways that Soldiers can be identified as having a substance abuse problem?
Voluntary (self-identification)
Commander / Supervisor Identification
Biochemical Identification
Medical Identification
Investigation and or Apprehension
What are the objectives of rehabilitation with ASAP?
Return Soldiers to full duty as soon as possible.
Identify Soldiers who cannot be rehabilitated within the scope of this regulation and to advise their unit
commanders.
Assist and refer Soldiers who cannot be rehabilitated in the ASAP to a treatment facility in the vicinity where they
reside after discharge from the Army.
Help resolve alcohol and other drug abuse problems in the family, with the ultimate goal of enabling the Soldier to
perform more effectively.
What are the objectives of bio-chemical testing (also called a urinalysis)?
The objectives of Army’sBiochemical Testing Program are to:
Deter Soldiers, including those members on initial entry on AD after enlistment or appointment, from abusing
drugs (including illegal drugs, other illicit substances, and prescribed medication).
Facilitate early identification of alcohol and/or other drug abuse.
Enable commanders to assess the security, military fitness, good order and discipline of their units, and to use
information obtained to take appropriate action (for example, UCMJ, administrative, or other actions, including
referral to the ASAP counseling center for screening, evaluation, and possible treatment).
Monitor rehabilitation of those enrolled for alcohol and/or other drug abuse.
Collect data on the prevalence of alcohol and/or other drug abuse within the Army.
Commanders may direct drug testing under what conditions?
Unit inspections. (either the entire or part of a unit)
Search and seizures/probable cause.
Competence for Duty.
Rehabilitation.
Mishap or Safety Inspection.
Consent (specimen may be provided voluntarily by a Soldier).
New Entrant.
Medical.
All ASAP referrals are accomplished by the Commander or 1SG using what form?
Completing and signing the DA 8003 Referral Form.
Can Soldiers that are enrolled in an ASAP rehabilitation program reenlist?
Soldiers currently enrolled in the ASAP rehabilitation program are not allowed to reenlist. However, Soldiers who need
additional service time to complete their enrollment may be extended for the number of months necessary to permit
completion.
Will Soldiers who are command referred to ASAP be flagged?
Yes, IAW AR600-8-2 (Suspension of Favorable Personnel Action (flags)).
What Does ACS stand for?
Army Community Service
What does the ACS symbol represent?
The heart = giving, the cross = help, the gyroscope = stability
What is the ACS mission statement?
Facilitate commander’s ability to provide comprehensive, coordinated, and responsive services that support
readiness of soldiers, civilian employees and their families.
Maximize technology and resources, adapt to unique installation requirements, eliminate duplication in service
delivery, and measure service effectiveness.
What Army regulation covers ACS?
AR 608-1
How is ACS staffed for the most part?
By volunteers
What is the motto of the ACS?
Self-help, service and stability.
Who qualifies for ACS?
All active duty and retired military personnel and their family members, if otherwise eligible for services.
Members of the Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve when on active duty and their family members, if
otherwise eligible for services.
Army appropriated fund(APF) and non appropriated fund (NAF) employees and their family members, if
otherwise eligible for services.
Family members of prisoners of war or personnel missing in action, if otherwise eligible for services.
Surviving family members of military personnel who died while on active duty, if otherwise eligible for services.
In overseas commands, the Commander will determine eligibility according to international treatise and agreements.
What can you do to help out ACS?
Donate Staple foodstuff to the food lockers, usable household goods, and volunteer your time.
What regulation covers the ACES?
AR 621-5
What regulation covers Army Learning Centers?
AR 621-6
What are the goals of ACES?
Develop confident,competent leaders.
Support the enlistment, retention, and transition of soldiers.
Provide self-development opportunities for soldiers and adult family members.
Provide self-development opportunities for DACs.
Provide self-development opportunities for DAC ACES professional and support staff.
What does TABE stand for?
Test ofAdult Basic Education
How much of your tuition does the tuition assistance grant pay?
100%
Name some federal financial aid programs available to Soldiers through ACES
Pell Grant
Perkins Loans
Guaranteed Student Loans
What are some of the basic services offered by the Army Continuing Education Center?
1. Basic Skills Education Program (BSEP)
2. Advanced Skills Education Program (ASEP)
3. High School Completion Program
4. Service members Opportunity Colleges Associates Degree Program (SOCAD)
5. Veteran's Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)/Montgomery G. I. Bill (MGIB)
6. Skill Recognition Programs
7. Command Language Programs (Head start - Gateway)
8. Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES)
9. Education Counseling Services
10. Learning Resource Centers
What Soldier development programs does ACES provide?
1. Functional Academic Skills Training (FAST).
2. High School Completion Program.
3. English-as-a-Second Language (ESL)
4. Mission-related Language (Head start and Gateway).
5. Mission-required Language.
6. MOS Improvement Training (MOSIT).
What does DANTES stand for?
Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support
What does DANTES do?
DANTES provides standardized testing services free to military personnel. Family members and civilians may take
DANTES tests but must pay for each test taken.
Soldiers with a GT score of less than 110 should be referred to what?
BSEP - Soldiers with a GT less than 100 are normally automatically eligible. Soldiers with a GT between 100 and 110
may be command referred.
Soldiers who begin their active service after what date are eligible to receive the new GI Bill?
July 1985, but they are required to pay $100 per month for the first 12 months
What does SOC stand for?
Service members Opportunity Colleges
What does SOCAD stand for?
Service members Opportunity College Army Degrees
AER closely coordinates with what other organization?
American Red Cross
What is AER?
AER is a private, nonprofit organization to collect and hold funds to relieve distress of members of the Army and their
dependents. AER provides emergency financial assistance to soldiers (active and retired) and their families in time of
distress.
What does AER stand for?
Army Emergency Relief
What is the Army Regulation that covers AER?
AR 930-4
Are you required to contribute to AER to receive help?
No
Who does AER help?
Soldiers on extended active duty and their dependents.
Members of the Reserve Components of the Army (Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve) on continuous
active duty for more than 30 days and their dependents. (This applies to soldiers on AD for training (ADT) or
serving under various sections of title 10, United States Code).
Soldiers retired from active duty because of longevity or physical disability, or retired upon reaching age 60
(Reserve Components) and their dependents.
Widows (ers) and orphans of soldiers who died while on active duty or after they retired
How are monetary contributions made to AER?
Cash,check or allotment
When is the AER annual fund campaign held army-wide?
March 01through May 15
How does AER provide financial assistance?
AER provides financial assistance by either a loan without interest, a grant or a combination of both
What is the purpose of AER?
AER provides emergency financial assistance to soldiers (active and retired) and their families in time of distress.
What is the dollar limit on AER loans?
There is no dollar limit. AER Assistance will meet your emergency need.
Failure to repay an AER loan (unless repayment would cause undo hardship) will cause the Soldier's name to be
placed on an AER restricted list which is disseminated Army-wide. What does this mean for the Soldier?
Individuals who appear on this list will not be approved for AER assistance without the specific prior approval of HQ
AER.
What is the AER Motto?
"Helping the Army Take Care Of its Own"
The minimum amount that can be contributed to AER through allotment is what amount?
1 dollar each month for 3 months
How is AER funded?
Through Voluntary Contributions from Soldiers (tax free), through unsolicited contributions, repayments of loans, and
income from investments
What is the purpose of the Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program?
The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program reinforces the Army's commitment to eliminate incidents of
sexual assault through a comprehensive policy that centers on awareness and prevention, training and education, victim
advocacy, response,reporting, and accountability
The Army's policy on Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program applies where and when?
This policy applies --
Both on and off post and during duty and non-duty hours.
To working, living, and recreational environments (including both on- and off-post housing).
What are the goals of the Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program?
Create a climate that minimizes sexual assault incidents, which impact Army personnel, Army civilians, and
family members, and, if an incident should occur, ensure that victims and subjects are treated according to Army
policy.
Create a climate that encourages victims to report incidents of sexual assault without fear.
Establish sexual assault prevention training and awareness programs to educate Soldiers.
Ensure sensitive and comprehensive treatment to restore victims’ health and well-being.
Ensure leaders understand their roles and responsibilities regarding response to sexual assault victims, thoroughly
investigate allegations of sexual assault, and take appropriate administrative and disciplinary action.
Define sexual assault.
Sexual assault is a crime defined as intentional sexual contact, characterized by use of force, physical threat or abuse of
authority or when the victim does not or cannot consent.
Sexual assault includes what acts?
Rape
Non consensual Sodomy (oral or anal sex)
Indecent Assault (unwanted, inappropriate sexual contact or fondling)
Attempts to commit these acts
More than half of sexual assault offenses include what?
Alcohol
Prevention of sexual harassment is whose responsibility?
The Commander’s Responsibility
Define the following terms as they apply to the Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program: victim,
alleged perpetrator, and perpetrator.
Victim - One who has been sexually assaulted.
Alleged Perpetrator - One who has been accused of committing a crime (subject).
Perpetrator - One who has committed a crime (offender).
What is the Army's policy on sexual assault?
Sexual assault is a criminal offense that has no place in the Army. It degrades mission readiness by devastating
the Army’s ability to work effectively as a team. Every Soldier who is aware of a sexual assault should
immediately (within 24 hours) report incidents. Sexual assault is incompatible with Army values and is
punishable under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) and other federal and local civilian laws.
The Army will use training, education, and awareness to minimize sexual assault; to promote the sensitive
handling of victims of sexual assault; to offer victim assistance and counseling; to hold those who commit sexual
assault offenses accountable; to provide confidential avenues for reporting, and to reinforce a commitment to
Army values.
The Army will treat all victims of sexual assault with dignity, fairness, and respect.The Army will treat every
reported sexual assault incident seriously by following proper guidelines. The information and circumstances of
the allegations will be disclosed on a need-to-know basis only.
This policy applies—
1. Both on and off post and during duty and non-duty hours.
2. To working, living, and recreational environments (including both on- and off-post housing).
If someone has been sexually assaulted, to whom may they report the crime?
Their chain of command.
Medical Treatment Facility.
Military Police/Criminal Investigation Division.
Chaplains.
Social Work Services.
Family Advocacy.
Legal Services.
Army Regulation 27-10 outlines the rights of crime victims, what are they?
The right to be treated with fairness, dignity, and a respect for privacy
The right to be protected from the accused offender
The right to be notified of court proceedings
The right to be present at all public court proceedings related to the assault unless the court determines that
testimony by the victim would be materially affected if the victim heard other testimony at trial, or for other
good cause
The right to talk to the attorney for the Government in the case
The right to seek restitution, if appropriate
The right to information regarding conviction, sentencing, imprisonment, and release of the offender from
custody.
What must Commanders do to implement and support the Army's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
Program?
Ensure that assigned personnel (to include RC personnel under their jurisdiction) are familiar with the Army
policy on sexual harassment.
Publish and post written command policy statements for the prevention of sexual harassment.
Continually assess and be aware of the climate of command regarding sexual harassment. Identify problems or
potential problems. Take prompt, decisive action to investigate all complaints of sexual harassment. Either
resolve the problem at the lowest possible level or, if necessary, take formal disciplinary or administrative action.
Do not allow Soldiers to be retaliated against for filing complaints. Continually monitor the unit and assess
sexual harassment prevention policies and programs at all levels within area of responsibility. Ensure all leaders
understand that if they witness or otherwise know of incidents of sexual harassment, they are obligated to act. If
they do not, they themselves are also engaging in sexual harassment.
What are the categories of sexual harassment and give some examples?
Verbal – Examples of verbal sexual harassment may include telling sexual jokes; using sexually explicit
profanity, threats, sexually oriented cadences, or sexual comments.
Nonverbal – Examples of nonverbal sexual harassment may include staring at someone (that is, “undressing
someone with one’s eyes"), blowing kisses, winking, or licking one’s lips in a suggestive manner.
Physical Contact - Examples of physical sexual harassment may include touching, patting, pinching, bumping,
grabbing, cornering, or blocking a passageway; kissing; and providing unsolicited back or neck rubs.
What does EO stand for?
Equal Opportunity
What is an EOR?
Equal Opportunity Representative
What rank should an EOR normally be?
SGT (P) through 1LT
What are some of the special commemorations / ethnic observances listed in AR 600-20?
1.
1. January – 3rd Monday – Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday
2. February – 1-28/29 - African-American/Black History Month
3. March – 1-31 - Women’s History Month
4. April/May - Sunday to Sunday for Week Incorporating Yom Hashoah - "Days of Remembrance" for Victims of
the Holocaust
5. May – 1-31 - Asian Pacific Heritage Month
6. August – 26 - Women’s Equality Day
7. September/October - 15 Sep.-15 Oct. - Hispanic Heritage Month
8. November – 1-30 - National Native American Indian Heritage Month
What Army Regulation covers the EO program?
AR 600-20 chapter 6
What are the goals of the EO program?
1. Provide EO for military personnel and family members, both on and off post and within the limits of the laws of
localities, states, and host nations.
2. Create and sustain effective units by eliminating discriminatory behaviors or practices that undermine teamwork,
mutual respect, loyalty, and shared sacrifice of the men and women of America's Army.
What are the three policies each commander is required to publish and post on equal opportunity?
Written command policy statements for EO
Prevention of Sexual Harassment
Equal Opportunity Complaint Procedures
Soldiers are required to have how many periods of EO training per year?
4 (1 each quarter)
Define the term ethnic group.
A segment of the population that possesses common characteristics and a cultural heritage based to some degree on:
faith or faiths; shared traditions, values or symbols;literature, folklore, or music; an internal sense of distinctiveness;
and/or an external perception of distinctiveness.
Define the term racism.
Any attitude or action of a person or institutional structure that subordinates aperson or group because of skin color or
race.
Describe minority group
Any groupdistinguished from the general population in terms of race, religion, color,gender, or national origin.
What is sexual harassment?
Sexual harassment is a form of gender discrimination that involves unwelcome sexual advances, requests for
sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature between the same or opposite genders
when—
Submission to, or rejection of, such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of a
person’s job, pay, career, or
Submission to, or rejection of, such conduct by a person is used as a basis for career or employment
decisions affecting that person, or
Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work performance or
creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working environment.
2. Any person in a supervisory or command position who uses or condones implicit or explicit sexual behavior to
control, influence, or affect the career, pay, or job of a Soldier or civilian employee is engaging in sexual
harassment. Similarly, any Soldier or civilian employee who makes deliberate or repeated unwelcome verbal
comments, gestures, or physical contact of a sexual nature is engaging in sexual harassment.
What is an Affirmative Actions Plan (AAP)?
A management document that consists of statements of attainable goals and timetables. This document is required of
all Army organizations, commands,agencies, and activities down to brigade (or equivalent) level. It is designed to
achieve EO for all military personnel.
What action does the Army take against off-post activities, including housing and public accommodations,
which arbitrarily discriminate against members of the Army and their dependents?
Off limits or off limits sanctions may be applied.
Who is the primary source for solving EO complaints?
Your Unit Chain of Command
What is the Army's written policy on EO?
The U.S. Army will provide EO and fair treatment for military personnel and family members without regard to race,
color, gender, religion, national origin, and provide an environment free of unlawful discrimination and offensive
behavior. This policy—
1. Applies both on and off post, during duty and non-duty hours.
2. Applies to working, living, and recreational environments (including both on and off-post housing).
What is the primary channel for correcting discriminatory practices and for communications on equal
opportunity matters?
Chain of Command
Does every unit have an EO representative?
Yes, each Commander is required to appoint an EOR in the rank of SGT (P) through 1LT.
What does AFAP stand for?
Army Family Action Plan
What Army Regulation covers the Army Family Action Plan?
AR 608-47
When was the AFAP program established?
The AFAP program was established in 1983 as a result of the Chief of Staff, Army (CSA),1983 White Paper, “The
Army Family.”
The AFAP program creates an information loop between whom?
.
The Global Army Family and Leadership. The AFAP provides a means for Army constituents to address and report
issues of well-being concern to leadership at regular intervals
The AFAP program's process of improvement begins where?
At the local level, where an annual symposium is held to examine issues of concern that delegates believe need to be
fixed.
The Army family has been symbolized by the Secretary of the Army as an equilateral triangle. How is each side
of the triangle expressed?
Base: "Family of Components" (Total Force)
Second Leg: "Family of Units"
Third Leg: "Family of People"
The philosophy toward the family, based on the Army Family White Paper, consists of three critical elements.
What are they?
1. Partnership
2. Wellness
3. Sense of community
What are some things that the AFAP does?
Gives commanders a gauge to validate concerns and measure satisfaction
Enhances Army's corporate image
Helps retain the best and brightest
Results in legislation, policies, programs and services that strengthen readiness and retention
Safeguards well-being
What types of programs are focused on in the "Family of Components"?
Programs relating to the Active Army, National Guard, Army Reserve and civilian employees
What type of programs are focused on in the "Family of Units"?
Programs relating to the unique relationship of soldiers to their units and unit ties to other components of the command,
such as squad to its platoon or the platoon to its company (battery)
What is the basis for the Army theme, "The Army family"?
A joint announcement signed by the Secretary and the Chief of Staff of the Army. This announcement was based on
the C/S white paper 1983
What types of programs are focused on in the Family of People?
Programs relating to all areas of concern to the service members and their families, including the military and civilian
retiree
What are some activities that the American Red Cross offers?
CPR instruction, Blood drives, Swimming lessons, Communication services (by wire), Financial assistance,
Counseling and referral services, Transplantation services, AIDS education, Health and safety services.
How is the ARC staffed for the most part?
By volunteers
What is the major service that Red Cross offers?
Communication between soldiers and their families for both problem solving and emergency (especially the
notification or "red cross message")
What Army Regulation covers Red Cross?
AR 930-5
What Army Regulation covers the Army Retention Program?
AR 601-280
What are some reasons that a soldier may be ineligible for reenlistment?
If the soldier is barred or flagged and if the soldier is enrolled in ASAP
What is an SRB?
Selective Reenlistment Bonus
What is the minimum number of years that a soldier must reenlist for to be eligible for an SRB?
Three years
Can a Soldier request separation if a bar to reenlistment is imposed?
No
Describe a Bar to Reenlistment.
Administrative action initiated by the commander to prevent a substandard soldier from reenlisting or reentering the
service
A Bar to Reenlistment is reviewed how often?
Every three months or 30 days prior to PCS / ETS
Who can initiate a Bar to Reenlistment?
Any commander in the soldier’s chain of command
Who is the final approving authority for a Bar to Reenlistment?
A Commander who is one approval level higher than the commanding authority
Soldiers SGM and below who have not reenlisted under the indefinite reenlistment program are required to
receive Retention Interviews. When are they done?
Career Counselor: 30 days from arrival to unit
Unit Commander 90 days from arrival
Unit Commander 15-16 months prior to ETS
Career Counselor 13-14 months prior to ETS
Career Counselor 4 months prior to ETS
Reserve Component Career counselor 90-120 days prior to ETS
Who may lift a Bar?
The same authority that approved the Bar may lift it with a written recommendation by the unit Commander
What type of fire extinguisher must not be used on electrical fires?
A water fire Extinguisher
Who is responsible for the Army Safety Program?
It is the responsibility of each soldier
The word SAFETY is often associated with what term?
Risk Management
What accounts for the majority of accidents?
Carelessness
Accidents are reported in accordance with what regulation?
AR 385-40
3 safety features commonly found in any barracks.
Lights in stairwells
Fire lights (emergency lighting)
Fire extinguisher and alarms
Arms room safety procedures
First aid kits
CQ
Safety posters
Handrails
Storage of dangerous tools and chemicals
What safety features are stressed in the motor pool?
Reduced speed, no smoking except in designated areas, fire extinguishers in buildings and vehicles, proper utilization
of tool safety equipment (goggles, safety toe shoes, etc.)
How often are fire extinguishers in the barracks required to be checked for serviceability, and how can this be
determined?
Once a month, a tag on the fire extinguisher indicating the date and initials of authorized unit safety personnel
What AR covers safety?
AR 385-10
Where on post can you find out how many privately owned vehicle accidents that were fatal have occurred this
year?
A sign in the vicinity of the outbound gate on post
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