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What does ASAP stand for?
Army Substance Abuse Program
Alcohol
What is the mission of ASAP?
-Increase individual fitness and overall 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 abusee 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.
-Acheive 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.
9 IPIRPEAIE
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.
no fun stuff
What AR covers ASAP?
AR 600-85
AR _ _ _-_ _
Is ASAP participation mandatory for individuals that are command referred?
Yes. Failure to attend a mandatory counseling session may constitute a violation of Article 86 of the UCMJ.
UCMJ
What will happen to Soldiers who fail to participate in or fail to respond successfully to rehabilitation?
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.
Paperwork
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
5 ways VCBMI
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.
4 RIAH
What are the objectives of bio-chemical testing (urinalysis)?
-Deter
-Facilitate early identification
-Enable commanders to assess the security, military fitness, good order and discipline of their administrative, or other actions, including referral to the ASAP counseling center for screening, evaluation, and possible treatment.
-Monitor rehabilitation
-Collect data
5 DFEMC
Commanders may direct drug testing under what conditions?
-Unit inspections.
-Search and seizure/probable cause.
-Competence for Duty.
-Rehabilitation.
-Mishap or Safety Inspection.
-Consent.
-New Entrant.
-Medical.
8 USCRMCNM
All ASAP referrals are accomplished by the Commander or 1SG using what form?
Completing and signing the DA 8003 Referral Form.
DA Form
Can Soldiers that are enrolled in an ASAP rehabilitation program reenlist?
No. However, Soldiers who need additional service time to complete their enrollment may be extended for the number of months necessary to permit completion.
However
Will Soldiers who are command referred to ASAP be flagged?
Yes, IAW AR 600-8-2 (Suspension of Favorable Personnel Action (flags)).
AR
What does ACS stand for?
Army Community Service
Volunteer
What does the ACS symbol represent?
Heart=giving
Cross=help
Gyroscope=stability
HCG
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.
2 FM
What Army regulation covers ACS?
AR 608-1
AR _ _ _-_
How is ACS staffed for the most part?
Volunteers
not ordered
What is the motto of the ACS?
Self-help, service and stability.
3 S's
Who qualifies for ACS?
-Active Duty, retired and family
-NG and Reserve when on Active Duty
-APF and NAF employees and family
-Family members of POW or MIA
-Surviving family members
5
What can you do to help out ACS?
Donate Staple foodstuff to the food lockers, useable houehold goods, and volunteer your time.
donate
What regulation covers ACES?
AR 621-5
AR _ _ _-_
What regulation covers Army Learning Centers?
AR 621-6
AR _ _ _-_
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.
5 DSPPP
What does TABE stand for?
Test of Adult Basic Education
Test
How much of your tuition does the tuition assistance grant pay?
100%
All
Name some federal financial aid programs available to Soldiers through ACES.
-Pell Grant
-Perkins Loans
-Guaranteed Student Loans
3 PPG
What are some of the basic services offered by the Army Continuing Education Center?
1. Basic Skills Education Program.
2. Advanced Skills Education Program.
3. High School Completion Program
4. Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Associates Degree Program
5. Veteran's Educational Assistance Program/ Montgomery G.I.Bill
6. Skill Recognition Programs
7. Command Language Programs
8. Defense Activity for Non-traditional Education Support
9. Education Counseling Services
10. Learning Resource Centers
10
BSEP, ASEP, SOCAD, MGIB, Head start-gateway, DANTES
What Soldier development programs does ACES provide?
1. Functional Academic Skills Training
2. High School Completion Program
3. English-as-a-Second Language
4. Mission-related Language
5. Mission-required Language
6. MOS Improvement Training
6 FAST, ESL, Headstart-gateway, MOSIT
What does DANTES stand for?
Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support
Education
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.
tests
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.
BSEP
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
brother's b-day month, my b-day year
What does SOC stand for?
Service members Opportunity Colleges
college
What does SOCAD stand for?
Service members opportunity college army degrees
degrees
AER closely coordinates with what other organization?
American Red Cross
a lot like
What is AER?
Private, nonprofit organization to collect and hold funds to relieve distress of members of the Army and their dependents. Provides emergency financial assistance to soldiers (active and retired) and their families in time of distress.
assistance
What does AER stand for?
Army Emergency Relief
like red cross
What is the ARmy Regulation that covers AER?
AR 930-4
AR _ _ _-_
Are you required to contribute to AER to receive help?
No
50/50
What does AER help?
-Soldiers on extended active duty and their dependents.
-Members of the Reserve Components of the Army continuous active duty for more than 30 days and their dependents. Applies to ADT soldiers or serving under various sections of title 10, US Code.
-Soldiers retired from active duty because of longevity or physical disability, or retired upon reaching age 60 and their dependents.
-Widows and orphans of soldiers who died while on active duty or after they retired.
4 SMSW
How are monetary contributions made to AER?
Cash, check or allotment
3
When is the AER annual fund campaign held army-wide?
March 01 through May 15
st.patty's to may day
How does AER provide financial assistance?
Either a loan without interest, a grant or a combination of both
3
What is the purpose of AER?
Emergency financial assistance to soldiers (active and retired) and their families in time of distress.
hardship
What is the dollar limit on AER loans?
No dollar limit. AER will meet your emergency need.
very helpful
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.
HQ
What is the AER Motto?
"Helping the Army Take Care Of its own"
helping
The minimum amount that can be contributed to AER through allotment is what amount?
1 dollar each month for 3 months
cheap
How is AER funded?
Through voluntary contributions from soldiers (tax free), through unsolicited contributions, repayments of loans, and income from investments.
voluntary
What is the purpose of the Army 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.
list
The Army's policy on Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program applies where and when?
-Both on and offpost and during duty and non-duty hours.
-To working, living, and recreational environments(both on and off-post housing).
2
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 and responsibilities regarding response to sexual assault victims, thoroughly investigate allegations of sexual assault, and take appropriate administrative and disciplinary action.
5 CCEEE
Define sexual assault.
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.
crime
Sexual assault includes what acts?
-Rape
-Nonconsensual Sodomy (oral or anal sex)
-Indecent Assault(unwanted, inappropriate sexual contact or fondling)
-Attempts to commit these acts.
4
More than half of sexual assault offenses unclude what?
Alcohol
drink
Prevention of sexual harassment is whose responsibility?
The Commander's responsibility
asshole's
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.
Perpetrator-one who has committed a crime.
3
What is the Army's policy on sexual assault?
-Criminal offense, has no place in the army. It degrades mission readiness by devastating the Army's ability to work effectively as a team. Should be reported within 24 hours. Punishible under UCMJ.
-The Army will use training, education, and awareness to minimize sexual assault to promote the sensitive handling of victims, offer assistance and counseling, to hold those who commit offense accountable, to provide confidential avenues for reporting, and to reinforce a commitment to Army values.
-The Army will treat all victims with dignity, fairness, and respect.
-The Army will treat every reported incident seriously by following proper guidlines. 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, duty and non-duty hours.
2. To working, living, and recreational environments.
5 points
If someone has been sexually assaulted, to whom may they report the crime?
-Chain of Command
-Medical Treatment Facility
-MP's/CID
-Chaplains
-Social Work Services
-Family Advocacy
-Legal Services
7 points
Army Regulation 27-10 outlines the rights of crime victims, what are they?
-Treated with fairness, dignity, and a respect for privacy.
-Protected from the accused offender.
-Notified of court proceedings.
-Present at all public courst 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.
-Talk to the attorney for the Government in the case.
-Seek restitution, if appropriate.
-Informatin regarding conviction, sentencing, imprisonment, and release of the offender from custody.
7 rights
What must Commanders do to implement and support the Army's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program?
-Ensure that assigned personnel are familiar with policy.
-Publish and post written command policy.
-Continually assess and be aware of climate of command. Identify problems or potential problems. Take prompt, decisive action to investigate all complaints. Resolve problem at lowest level, or take formal disciplinary or administrative action. Do not allow retaliation. Continue to monitor unit and assess. Ensure all leaders understand policy
-Set the standard.
4 points
What are the categories of sexual harassemnt and give some examples?
-Verbal-telling sexual jokes; sexually explicit profantity, threats, sexually oriented cadences, or sexual comments.
-Nonverbal-staring, blowing kisses, winking, or licking one's lips in a suggestive manner.
-Physical Contact-touching, patting, pinching, bumping, grabbing, cornering, or blocking a passageway; kissing; and providing unsolicited back or neck rubs.
3 categories
What does EO stand for?
Equal Opportunity
=OP
What is an EOR?
Equal Opportunity Representative
=OP Rep
What rank should and EOR normally be?
SGT(P) through 1LT
enlisted
What are some of the special commemorations/ethnic observances listed in AR 600-20?
1.Jan 3rd- MLK Jr. Birthday
2.Feb- Black History Month
3.March- Women's History
4.April/May-Yom Hashoah, "Days of Remembrance" for victims of Holocaust
5.May- Asain Pacific Heritage
6.August 26th- Women Equality
7.Sep/Oct 15-15-Hispanic Heritage
8.Nov- National Native American Indian Heritage
8 months
What Army Regulation covers the EO program?
AR 600-20 ch.6
AR _ _ _-20 ch._
What are the goals of the EO program?
1. Provide EO for military personnel and family, on and off post 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.
2 points
Waht 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
3 points
Soldiers are required to have how many periods of EO training per year?
4 quarterly
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.
culture
Define the term racism.
Any attitude or action of a person or institutional structure that subordinates a person or group because of skin color or race.
subordinates
Describe minority group
Any group distinguished from the general population in terms of race, religion, color, gender, or national origin.
What is sexual harassment?
Form a gender discrimination that involves unwelcomed 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.
1a.b.c.
2
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.
document
What action does the Arm ytake 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?
Unit Chain of Command
What is the Army's written policy on EO?
The 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-
a. Applies both on and off post, during duty and non-duty hours.
b. Applies to working, living, and recreational environments (including both on and off-post housing).
2 points
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.
Enlisted up.
What does AFAP stand for?
Army Family Action Plan
What Army regulation covers the AFAP?
AR 608-47
When was the AFAP program established?
1983 as a result of the Chief of Staff, Army (CSA), 1983 White Paper, "The Army Family"
2 years older than me
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 Components"
-Second Leg:"Family of Units"
-Third Leg:"Family of People"
Base, 2nd Leg, 3rd Leg
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
3 points
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
5 points
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.
All
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?
3 years
Can a Soldier request separation if a bar to reenlistment is imposed?
No
Describe a Bar to Reenlistment.
Administrative action intiated 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 intiate 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 approbal level higher than the commanding authority
Soldiers SGM and below how 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 lif it with a written recommendation by the unit commander
What type of fire extinguisher must not be used ton electrical fires?
A water fire Extinguisher
Who is responsible for the Army Safety Program?
It is the responsibility of each soldier.
The wrod 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
Name 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
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 how many privately owned vehicle accidents that were fatal have occurred this year?
A sign in the vicinity of the outbound gate on post
Should there be a sponsorship program for a soldier departing a unit?
Yes
What Army Regulation covers the Total Army Sponsorship Program?
AR 600-8-8
What is S-Gate?
Provides information for incoming soldiers entering the SUAREUR Theater of command. An incoming soldier can dind out who their sponsor is and how to contact them. S-Gate includes their pinpint assignment, sponsor information, a welcome letter, a needs assessment checklist and links to other useful USAREUR web sites and regulatory information.
What DA Form is used to transmit sponsorship requirements to gaining commands?
DA Form 5434 or the Electronically Generated DA Form 5424-E
How soon after the DA Form 5434 is received shoulda sponsor be assigned?
10 days unless the sponsorship is declined
What are the general rules for appointing a sponsor?
The soldier should be in a grade equal to or higher ranking than the incoming soldier. The sponsor should be the same sex (gender) as the sponsor. The sponsor should be familiar with the unit or activity and community
What are the six elements of the sponsorship program?
1.DA Form 5434
2.Welcome letter
3.ACS Relocation Readiness Services
4.Reception
5.Orientation
6.Inprocessing
The primary goal of the Army's QOLP is to promote the development of military group commitment and cohesiveness, is essential to what?
Readiness(combat effectiveness).
What are some examples of the QOLP?
-ACS/AER/ARC/EO
-Postal services
-PX/commissary privileges
-AFN radio and television
-MWR, education services
-Community sports programs
-Recreational facilities
-Banking services
-Clubs
-Gyms(physical fitness centers)
What does QOLP stand for?
Quality of Life Program
The Army's Quality of Life program is dedicated to the percept that the Army's number one operational resource must be taken care of. What is this resource?
The soldier
Quality of Life needs and the programs and actions to address them, are categorized under two general headings. What are they?
1.Living conditions
2.Duty environment
Whis is the senior enlisted advisor to the BOSS council, and approves members selected to serve on BOSS committees?
The Installation Command Sergeant Major
According to AR 215-1, what does the BOSS program provide?
It provides opportunities for active duty soldiers, with an emphasis on single and unaccompanied soldiers, to participate in physical, self-development, leisure, and educational related services.
What type of program is BOSS?
BOSS is categorized as a category B Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) program.
How many officers are on the BOSS council?
3 : President, Vice-president, and Secretary and Treasurer
What is the lowest leve unit that has a BOSS council representative?
The battery/company level
What are the 3 pillars of BOSS?
1. Recreation and Leisure
2. Community Service
3. Well Being
What is CHAMPUS?
Civilian Health and Medical Program for the Uniformed Services. It is a cost-sharing program that is used to provide in-patient and out-patient care for dependants from civilian sources.
What Army regulation covers CHAMPUS?
AR 40-121
Who is Eligible for CHAMPUS?
Family members of active duty military personnel, Family members of either deceased or retired personnel, and retired military personnel and their family members under the age of 65
What does DEERS stand for?
Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System.
What is DEERS used for?
To obtain dependent ID cards for eligible spouse and children.
What doe NCODP stand for?
Noncommissioned Officer Development Program
What is the goal of NCODP?
Increase and sustain NCO combat readiness and compliment the overarching Army Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Program.
As with all leader training and leader development, who is responsible for NCODP?
The command.
NCODP is typically managed by whom?
The CSM or Senior NCO in the organization
What are some objectives of NCODP?
-Develop and strengthen the skills, knowledge, and abilities to train, deploy, and lead soldiers in combat through battle focused training.
-Develop NCOs who are self-aware, adaptive, competent, and confident.
-Realize the full potential of the NCO support channel.
-Foster a unit environment that enhances continued NCO leader development and encourages self-development as part of a lifelong learning process.
What Army Regulation cover NCODP?
AR 350-1 Ch.4
What is the purpose of AR 250-1?
This regulation prescribes policies, procedures, and responsibilities for developing, managing, and conducting Army training and lader development.
In order to accomplish battle-focused NCO development, commanders and unit NCOs should follow what procedures?
-Link NCO development to the current skill level and duty assignments
-Establish a viable unit level NCODP using unit METL as the vehicle to incorporate the following into each NCO's daily activities
-Synchronize battle-focused NCODP as a component of operational assignments (experience) with the other two pillars of leader development (institutional training and self-development)
-Establish a systematic and continuous program
-Integrate the use of leader books (FM 25-101, app B) to track individual NCO progress
-Emphasize coaching to achieve commitment to excellence in performance
A successful NCODP will result in NCOs who can what?
-Demonstrate the skills of current skill level and duty position per AR 611-21 and DA Pam 600-25
-Accept the duties and responsibilities of current rank and duty position per AR 600-20,AR 611-21, and FM 7-22.7
-Enhance combat performance for the current and next higher rank and duty position per AR 600-20 and FM 22-100
-Enhance combat leadership competencies for the current and next higher rank per FM 22-100
-Train themselves and subordinates to be proficient in METL tasks and associated critical tasks per FM 7-0, FM 7-1, FM 7-22
-Coach subordinates to be totally committed to U.S. Army professional ethics, Warrior Ethos, and the Soldier's Creed per FM 22-100
What is meant by the term "overweight"?
A soldier is considered overweight when his or her percent body fat exceeds the standard specified in AR 600-9.
bodyfat %
Whos is responsible for meeting the standards prescrived in AR 600-9?
Every Soldier. Self discipline to maintain proper weight distribution and high standards of appearance are essential to every individual in the Army.
What are the primary objectives of the Army Weight Control Program?
Ensure that all personel:
-Are able to meet the physical demands of their duties under combat conditions
-Present a trim military appearance at all times.
2 points
Name some limitations on personnel that are overweight, including Soldiers who become pregnant while on the weight control program.
1.Are nonpromotable
2.Will not be assigned to command, command sergeant major or first sergeant positions.
3.Are not authorized to attend professional military schools.
3 restrictions
Can a Soldier who has been flagged for being overweight or an APFT failure receive an award?
Cannot receive an award.
Flagged for APFT failure CAN receive award.
opposite of making sense
When is determination of percent body fat required to be made on personnel?
-When their body weight exceeds the screening table weight.
-When the unit commander or supervisor determines that the individual's appearance suggests that body fat is excessive.
2 points
What are three reasons why the Army is so concerned about excess body fat?
1.Connotes a lack of personal discipline.
2.Detracts from military appearance.
3.May indicate poor state of health, physical fitness, or stamina.
3 points
When does enrollment in a weight conrtol program begin?
On the day that the soldier is informed by the unit commander that he or she has been entered into a weight control program.
Tape measures used for taping should be made of what material?
Nonstrechable material, preferably fiberglass' cloth or steel tapes are unacceptable.
How often should soldiers in the weight control program weigh in?
Monthly to measure progress.
What is the required weight loss goal for Soldiers on the Army Weight Control Program?
3-8 pounds per month
What regulation covers the Army Weight Control Program?
AR 600-9
Screening table weights and heights are measured to the nearest what?
1/2 pound or 1/2 inch
changing
What three things must happen when a soldier is determined to be overweight?
1.Will be provided excercise guidance, dietary information or weight reduction counseling by health care personnel, and assistance in behavioral modification, as appropriate, to help them attain the requirements of the Army.
2.Entered into weight control program by unit commanders.
3.Flagged by the Commander under the provisions of AR 600-8-22
3 points
How often should soldiers be weighed?
When they take the APFT, every 6 months.
Define Tape Test:
The method of determining the percent of body fat on a soldier.
What circumference sites are used for taping male and female soldiers?
Male-Abdomen and Neck
Female-Neck, waist and hip
Updated
How many times is each measurement required to be made?
3 times (within 1/2 inch of each measurement)
How many people should be utilized in the taping of soldiers?
2, one to tape, one to determine measurement and record
If circumstances prevent the weighing of soldiers immediately following the APFT, when can they be weighed?
Must be weighed within 30 days
It is a requirement that all TDY and PCS orders contain what statement in regards to weight control?
"You are responsible for reporting to your next duty station/school in satisfactory physical condition, able to pass the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) and meet weight standards."
In regards to percent body fat, all personnel are encouraged to achieve the more stringent Department of Defense-wide goal of what?
Males-18%
Females-26%
To assist soldiers in meeting the requirements prescrived in AR 600-9, weight-screening tables are used. The screening weight is based on what two considerations?
Height and age with separate tables for males and females.
When you take the APFT, what is the minimum number of points you must score in each event?
60 points
What FM covers Physical Fitness Training?
FM 21-20
What are the three phases of physical conditioning?
1.Preparatory
2.Conditioning
3.Maintenance
About how long is the perparatory phase?
2 weeks
About how long is the conditioning phase?
It ends when the soldier is physically mission-capable and all personal, strength-related goals and unit-fitness goals have been met.
What is a MFT?
Master Fitness Trainer. Soldier who has completed the course.
What does FITT stand for?
Frequency
Intensity
Time
Type
What is DA From 3349?
Physical profile form
What is the objective of physical fitness training?
To enhance soldier's abilities to meet the physical demands of war.
What are the three periods of a normal daily exercise routine?
1.Warm-up
2.Conditioning
3.Cool-down
What are the commands to get a unit from a normal line formation into an extended rectangular formation?
1.Extend to the left, march
2.Arms downward, move
3.Left, face
4.Extend to the left, march
5.Arms downward, move
6.Right, face
7.From front to rear, count off
8.Even numbers to the left, uncover
What AR covers the Army Physical Fitness Program?
AR 350-1 ch.1 sec.24
ch. & sec.
Soldiers 55 years of age or older have the option of taking the 3 event APFT or what?
The alternate APFT. An alternate APFT is defined as push-ups, sit-ups, and an alternate aerobic event.
-2.5 mile walk
-800 yard swim
-6.2 mile bicycle ride
3 alternate aerobic events
What are the seven basic principles of exercise?
1.Regularity
2.Progression
3.Overload
4.Balance
5.Specificity
6.Variety
7.Recovery
What are they five components of physical fitness?
1.Cardio Respiratory Endurance
2.Muscular Strength
3.Muscular Endurance
4.Flexibility
5.Body Compostion
How many scorers should be supplied for the APFT?
A minimum of 1 per every 15 soldiers
What is the DA For 705?
Physical Readiness Test Scorecard
Fitness tasks provide the framework for accomplishing all training requirements. The essential elements of fitness tasks can be cataloged into what four groups?
1.Collective Tasks
2.Individual Tasks
3.Leader Tasks
4.Resources required for training
Name the two physical fitness formations?
1.Extended Rectangular
2.Circular
What Army Field Manual covers the M136 AT4?
FM 3-23.25 Ch.2
What is the M136 AT4?
The M136 AT4 is a 84mm, lightweight, self-contained, antiarmor weapon. It consists of a free-flight, fin-stabilized, rocket-type cartridge packed in an expendable, one-piece, fiberglass-wrapped tube.
From which shoulder is the M136 AT4 fired?
Right shoulder only.
What is the approximate length of the M136 AT4 Rockter?
18 inches
What is the approximate weight of the M136 AT4 Rocket?
4 lbs
What is the length of the M136 AT4?
40 inches
What is the maximum range of the M136 AT4?
2100 meters
What is the overall weight of the M136 AT4?
14.8 lbs
What is the maximum effective range of the M136 AT4?
300 meters
What is the minimum target engagement range of the M136 AT4?
Training - 30 meters
Combat - 15 meters
How many pre-fire checks are there for the M136 AT4 and what are they?
1.The rear seal, a brown acrylic plastic plate inside the venturi, is in place and undamaged.
2.The transport safety pin is in place and fully inserted. The lanyard is attached to the transport safety pin and the launcher. The lanyard should already be wrapped around the launcher clockwise and the transport safety pin inserted in the retainer hold counterclockwise.
3.The cocking lever is present and in the SAFE (uncocked) position.
4.The plastic fire-through muzzle cover is in place and undamaged. If it is torn or broken, cut it out and check the launch tube to ensure it is clear of foreign objects. Remove any that you find by turning the tube muzzle downward and gently shaking the launcher.
5.The launcher has the correct color-coded band.
6.The sights function properly. Open the sight covers to ensure the sights pop up and are undamaged.
7.The forward safety does not move when you depress it.
8.The red trigger button is not missing.
9.The launcher body has no crack, dents, or bulges.
10.The carrying sling is not frayed and is attached firmly to the launch tube.
11.The shoulder stop is not broken or damaged, and it unsnaps and fold down.
If you have misfire with the M136 AT4, what should you do?
-If armed, keep pointed away from personnel and equipment
-Release forward safety
-Remove hand from firing mechanism and cock again
-Try to fire again, if it does not fire, return the cocking lever to SAFE
-Move the launcher from your shoulder, keep pointed toward enemy. Reinsert the transport safety pin.
-Break off the sights to identify the misfired launcher.
-Place the launcher on the ground, pointed toward enemy, and use another launcher. ASAP dispose of the misfired launcher IAW until SOP.
combat stituation
How large and what does the back-blast area of the M136 AT4 consist of?
65 meters in a 90-degree fan.
5 meters combat
60 meters training
What is the M16/A2 Rifle?
5.56 mm, lightweight, air-cooled, gas-operated, magazine-fed rifle designed for either semiautomatic or three-round burst fire through use of a selector level. Incorporates improvements in iron sight, pistol grip, stock and overall combat effectiveness. Accuracy is enhance by incorporating an improved muzzel compensator, three-round burst control, and a heavier barrel; and by using the heavier NATO-standard ammunition.
What is the FM concerning the M16/A2 Rifle?
FM 3-22.9
What is the first thing you should do when you handle a weapon?
Make sure you clear it.
Name the five phases ini Basic Rifle Marksmanship.
1.Preliminary Rifle Instruction
2.Downrange feedback
3.Field Fire
4.Advanced Rifle Marksmanship
5.Advanced Optics, Laser and Iron Sights
What is the purpose of a weaponeer?
Capable of simulating all of the BRM live fire scenarios without firing rounds. Immediate feedback is available for critiquing the soldier's application of the integrated act of firing whil useing the weaponeer device to include misfire procedures.
What are the four fundamentals of marksmanship?`
1.Steady Position
2.Proper Aim(Sight Picture)
3.Breathing
4.Trigger Squeeze
During Preliminary Marksmanship Training (PMI), what are the only two positions taught?
1.Individual Foxhole supported
2.Placing of the Aiming Point
What does the Acronym SPORTS stand for?
Slap
Pull
Observe
Release
Tap
Shoot
What is remedial action?
Continuing effort to determine the cause for a stoppage or malfunction and to try to clear the stoppage once it has been identified.
Describe the proper procedures for applying remedial action with M16/A2.
1.Try to place the weapon on safe.
2.Remove the magazine.
3.Lock the bolt to the rear.
4.Place the weapon on safe if not already done.
4 points
Describe the proper procedure for applying immediate action with the M16/A2.
1.Slap gently upward on the magazine to ensure it is fully seated, and the magazine follower is not jammed.
2.Pull the charging handle fully to the rear.
3.Observes for the ejection of a live round or expended cartridge. (Fails to eject, perform remedial action).
4.Release the charging handle (do not ride it forward).
5.Taps the forward assist assembly to ensure bolt closure.
6.Squeezes the trigger and tries to fire the rifle.
6 steps
Is SPORTS an Immediate or Remedial Action?
Immediate Action
What is immediate action?
Involves quickly applying a possible correction to reduce a stoppage without performing troubleshooting procedures to determine the actual cause. (SPORTS)
How many times should immediate action be applied to a weapon?
Once
What is a malfunction?
The weapon ceasing to fire due to a stoppage resulting from mechanical failure of the weapon, magazine or ammo.
Name the different categories of malfunctions on the M16/A2.
1.Failure to feed, chamber or lock
2.Failure to fire cartridge
3.Failure to Extract
4.Failure to Eject
4
What is stoppage?
Failure of an automatic or semiautomatic firearm to complete the cycle of operation.
How do you clear a stoppage?
Apply immediate or remedial action
What is the definition of maximum Effective Range?
The greatest distance at which a soldier may be expected to deliver a target hit.
What does CLP stand for?
Cleaner-contains solvents that dissolve firing residue and carbon
Lubricant-Lays down a layer of teflon as it dries to provide lubrication.
Preservative-Prevents rust from Forming.
Describe the M16/A2 Rifle
A 5.56 mm, magazine fed, gas-operated, air-cooled, semiautomatic or three-round burst, hand held, shoulder-fired weapon.
What are the 7 types of ammunition that can be used with the M16/A2 Rifle?
1. M193 - Ball
2. M196 - Trace
3. M199 - Dummy
4. M200 - Blank (Violet/Rose)
5. M855 - Ball (Green)
6. M856 - Tracer (Red)
7. M862 - Short Range Training Ammunition (Plastic w/Blue)
What are the four steps required in order to mechanically zero the M16/A2?
1. Adjust front sight post up or down until the bast of the front sight post is flush with the front sight post housing.
2.Adjust the elevation knob counterclockwise until rear sight assembly rests flush with the carrying handle and the 8/3 marking is aligned with the index line on the left side of the carrying handle.
3.Position the apertures so the unmarked aperture is up and the 0-200 meter aperture is down. Rotate the windage knob to align the index mark on the 0-200 meter aperture with the long center index line on the rear sight assembly.
What are the steps required in order to battlesight zero the M16/A2?
1.Adjust the elevation knob counterclockwise, as viewed from above, until the rear sight assembly rests flush with the carrying handle and the 8/3 marking is aligned with the index line on the left side of the carrying handle. Then adjust the elevation knob one more click clockwise.
2.Position the apertures so the unmarked aperture is up and the 0-200 meter aperture is down. Rotate the windage know to align the index mark on the 0-200 meter aperture with the long center index line on the rear sight assembly.
Describe the weights of the M16/A2 Rifle.
-Without Magazine and Sling - 7.78 pounds
-With Sling and a loaded 20 round magazine - 8.48 pounds
-With Sling and a loaded 30 round magazine - 8.79 pounds
Describe the max effective rates of fire for the M16/A2 Rifle.
-Semiautomatic - 45 rounds per minute
-Burst - 90 rounds per minute
-Sustained - 12-15 rounds per minute
What is the muzzle velocity of the M16/A2 Rifle?
3,100 feet per second
Describe the ranges for the M16/A2 Rifle.
-Maximum Range - 3,600 meters
-Max Effective Range for a Point Target - 550 meters
-Max Effective Range for an Area Target - 800 meters
Describe the Barrel Rifling for the M16/A2 Rifle.
Right hand twist 1/7
What is the basic load of ammunition for the M16/A2 Rifle?
210 rounds total.
The elevation knob adjusts the point of aim for the M16A2 Rifle?
300 to 800 meters
What is the overall length of the M16/A2 Rifle?
39.63
What is the first thing you should do when you handle a weapon?
Make sure you clear it.
Name the five phases ini Basic Rifle Marksmanship.
1.Preliminary Rifle Instruction
2.Downrange feedback
3.Field Fire
4.Advanced Rifle Marksmanship
5.Advanced Optics, Laser and Iron Sights
What is the purpose of a weaponeer?
Capable of simulating all of the BRM live fire scenarios without firing rounds. Immediate feedback is available for critiquing the soldier's application of the integrated act of firing whil useing the weaponeer device to include misfire procedures.
What are the four fundamentals of marksmanship?`
1.Steady Position
2.Proper Aim(Sight Picture)
3.Breathing
4.Trigger Squeeze
During Preliminary Marksmanship Training (PMI), what are the only two positions taught?
1.Individual Foxhole supported
2.Placing of the Aiming Point
What does the Acronym SPORTS stand for?
Slap
Pull
Observe
Release
Tap
Shoot
What is remedial action?
Continuing effort to determine the cause for a stoppage or malfunction and to try to clear the stoppage once it has been identified.
Describe the proper procedures for applying remedial action with M16/A2.
1.Try to place the weapon on safe.
2.Remove the magazine.
3.Lock the bolt to the rear.
4.Place the weapon on safe if not already done.
4 points
Describe the proper procedure for applying immediate action with the M16/A2.
1.Slap gently upward on the magazine to ensure it is fully seated, and the magazine follower is not jammed.
2.Pull the charging handle fully to the rear.
3.Observes for the ejection of a live round or expended cartridge. (Fails to eject, perform remedial action).
4.Release the charging handle (do not ride it forward).
5.Taps the forward assist assembly to ensure bolt closure.
6.Squeezes the trigger and tries to fire the rifle.
6 steps
Is SPORTS an Immediate or Remedial Action?
Immediate Action
What is immediate action?
Involves quickly applying a possible correction to reduce a stoppage without performing troubleshooting procedures to determine the actual cause. (SPORTS)
How many times should immediate action be applied to a weapon?
Once
What is a malfunction?
The weapon ceasing to fire due to a stoppage resulting from mechanical failure of the weapon, magazine or ammo.
Name the different categories of malfunctions on the M16/A2.
1.Failure to feed, chamber or lock
2.Failure to fire cartridge
3.Failure to Extract
4.Failure to Eject
4
What is stoppage?
Failure of an automatic or semiautomatic firearm to complete the cycle of operation.
How do you clear a stoppage?
Apply immediate or remedial action
What is the definition of Maximum Effective Range?
The greatest distance at which a soldier may be expected to deliver a target hit.
What does CLP stand for?
Cleaner - It contains solvents that dissolve firing residue and carbon.
Lubricant - it lays down a layer or teflon as it dries to provide lubrication.
Preservative - It prevents rust from forming.
Describe the M16/A2 Rifle
A 5.56mm, magazine fed, gas-operated, air-cooled, semiautomatic or three-round burst, hand-held, shoulder-fired weapon.
What are the 7 types of ammunition that can be used with the M16/A2 Rifle?
1.M193 - Ball
2.M196 - Trace
3.M199 - Dummy
4.M200 - Blank(Violet/Rose)
5.M855 - Ball(Green)
6.M856 - Tracer(Red)
7.M862 - Short Range Training Ammunition(Plastic w/Blue)
What are the four steps required in order to mechanically zero the M16/A2?
1.Adjust the front sight post up or down until thebase of the front sight post is flush with the front sight post housing.
2.Adjust the elevation knob counterclockwise, as viewed from above, until the rear sight assembly rests flush with the carrying handle and the 8/3 marking is aligned with the index line on the left side of the carrying handle.
3.Position the apertures so the unmarked aperture is up and the 0-200 meter aperture is down. Rotate the windage knob to align the index mark on the 0-200 mater aperture with the long center index line on the rear sight assembly.
What are the steps required in order to battlesight zero the M16/A2?
1.Adjust the elevation knob counterclockwise, as viewed from aboce, until the rear sight assembly rests flush with the carrying handle and the 8/3 marking is aligned with the index line on the left side of the carrying handle. Then adjust theelevation knob one more click clockwise.
2. Position the apertures so the unmarked aperture is up and the 0-200 meter aperture is down. Rotate the windage knob to align the index mark on the 0-200 meter aperture with the long center index line on the rear sight assembly.
Describe the weights of the M16/A2 Rifle.
-without magazine and sling: 7.78 pounds
-With sling and a loaded 20 round magazine - 8.48 pounds
-With sling and a loaded 30 round magazine - 8.79 pounds
Describe the max effective rates of fire for the M16/A2 Rifle
Semiautomatic - 45 rounds per minute
Burst - 90 rounds per minute
Sustained - 12-15 round per minute
What is the muzzle velocity of the M16/A2 Rifle?
3,100 feet per second
Describe the ranges for M16/A2 Rifle?
-Maximum Range - 3,600 meters
-Max Effective Range for a Point Target - 550 meters
Max Effective Range for an Area Target - 800 meters
Describe the Barrel Rifling for the M16/A2 Rifle.
Right hand twist 1/7
What is the basic load of ammunition for the m16/A2 rifle?
210 rounds total
7 magazine with 30 rounds each
The elevation knob adjusts the point of aim for the M16/A2 Rifle?
39.63 inches
What are the 8 steps in the funtioning of the M16/A2 rifle?
1.Feeding
2.Chambering
3.Locking
4.Firing
5.Unlocking
6.Extracting
7.Ejecting
8.Cocking
Describe the procedure for clearing the M16/A2 Rifle.
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How do you perform a functions check on the M16/A2 Rifle?
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What is the FM concerning the M4 rifle?
FM 3-22.9
What is the first thing you should do when you handle a weapon?
Make sure you clear it
Describe the M4 Rifle.
A 5.56 mm, magazine fed, gas-operated, air-cooled, semiautomatic or three-round burst, hand-helf, shoulder-fired weapon.
Describe the weights of the M4 Rifle.
Without Magazine and Sling - 6.49 pounds
With Sling and a loaded 20 round magazine - 7.19 pounds
With sling and a loaded 30 round magazine - 7.50 pounds
Lighter than an M16
What is the muzzle velocity of the M4 Rifle?
2,970 feet per second
Less than M16
Describe the ranges for the M4 Rifle.
Maximum Effective range for an Area Target - 600 meters
only range less than M16
The elevation knob adjusts the point of aim for the M4 Rifle how much?
300 to 600 meters
What is the overall length of the M4 Rifle?
-Buttstock closed - 29.75 inches
-Buttstock Open - 33.00 inches
What are the four positions for the buttstock of the M4 Rifle?
1.Closed
2.1/2 open
3.3/4 open
4.Full open
What part of the M4 Rail Adapter System may be removed to perform PMCS?
Only the Lower Assembly
Once done installing the M18A1, how far behind the mine should the wire be secured?
1 meter
Describe the M18A1
A curved, rectangular-shaped weapon, with an olive drav molded case of fiberglass filled polystyrene (plastic). In the front portion of the case is a framentation face containing steel spheres embedded in a plastic matrix. The back portion of the case behind the matrix contains a layer of explosives.
What is the M18A1 primarily used for?
It was designed for use against mass infantry attacks.