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What is the AR for Army Weight Control?
AR 600-9
What is meant by the term overweight?
A Soldier is considered overweight when his or her body fat exceeds the standards provided by 600-9.
Who is responsible for meeting the standards prescribed in AR 600-9?
very Soldier.(Commissioned Officer, Warrant Officer and Enlisted). 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?
Are able to meet the physical demands of their duties under combat conditions
Present a trim military appearance at all times.
Name some limitations on personnel that are overweight, including Soldiers who become pregnant while on the weight control program?
Are non promotable (to the extent such non promotion is permitted by law).
Will not be assigned to command, command sergeant major or first sergeant positions.
Are not authorized to attend professional military schools.
Can a Soldier who has been flagged for being overweight or an APFT failure receive an award?
A Soldier that is flagged for being overweight cannot receive an award.
A Soldier that is flagged for APFT failure can receive an award
When is a 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.
What are three reasons why the Army is so concerned about excess body fat?
Connotes a lack of personal discipline.
Detracts from military appearance.
May indicate a poor state of health, physical fitness, or stamina.
What does ASAP stand for?
Army Substance Abuse Program
What is the AR for ASAP?
AR 600-85
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.
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 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)?
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.
Mishap or Safety Inspection.
Consent (specimen may be provided voluntarily by a Soldier).
New Entrant.
What does FM 6-22 cover?
Army Leadership (Competent, Confident and Agile)
What does FM 7-0 cover?
Training the Force
Define Leadership.
Leadership is influencing people by providing purpose, direction, and motivation while operating to accomplish the mission and improving the organization.
What is purpose?
Purpose gives subordinates the reason to act in order to achieve a desired outcome.
What is direction?
Providing clear direction involves communicating how to accomplish a mission: prioritizing tasks, assigning responsibility for completion, and ensuring subordinates understand the standard.
What is Motivation?
Motivation supplies the will to do what is necessary to accomplish a mission.
Describe the "Be, Know and Do".
Army leadership begins with what the leader must BE, the values and attributes that shape a leader's character. Your skills are those things you KNOW how to do, your competence in everything from the technical side of your job to the people skills a leader requires. But character and knowledge while absolutely necessary are not enough. You cannot be effective, you cannot be a leader, until you apply what you know, until you act and DO what you must.
What FM covers the duties, responsibilities and authorities of a NCO?
FM 7-22.7
What is Command Authority?
Command authority is the authority leaders have over soldiers by virtue of rank or assignment. Command authority originates with the President and may be supplemented by law or regulation.
What are the two most important responsibilities of a leader?
Completion of the mission and the welfare of my soldiers
What does Command Responsibility make a soldier accountable for?
Command responsibility refers to collective or organizational accountability and includes how well the unit performs their missions. For example, a company commander is responsible for all the tasks and missions assigned to the company; his superiors hold him accountable for completing them. Commanders give military leaders the responsibility for what their sections, units, or organizations door fail to do. NCOs are therefore responsible to fulfill not only their individual duties, but also to ensure that their team and unit are successful.The amount of responsibility delegated to you depends on your mission, the position you hold and your own willingness to accept responsibility.
Where would a soldier find a noncommissioned officer's role in reference to the chain of command?
AR 600-20
Name some basic responsibilities of a NCO?
Maintaining discipline
Maintaining government property
Training soldiers
Ensuring the welfare of the soldiers
Executing the mission
Every soldier has two responsibilities. What are they?
Individual responsibilities
Command responsibilities.
What are the five types of power?
How do you determine the amount of supervision needed to accomplish a task?
By considering your soldiers' competence, motivation and commitment to perform the task.
What is the FM for map reading & Land navigation
FM 3-35.26
What are the basic colors of a map, and what does each color represent?
Black - Indicates cultural (man-made) features such as buildings and roads, surveyed spot elevations, and all labels.
Red-Brown - The colors red and brown are combined to identify cultural features, all relief features, non-surveyed spot elevations, and elevation, such as contour lines on red-light readable maps.
Blue - Identifies hydrography or water features such as lakes, swamps, rivers, and drainage.
Green - Identifies vegetation with military significance, such as woods, orchards, and vineyards.
Brown - Identifies all relief features and elevation, such as contours on older edition maps, and cultivated land on red-light readable maps.
Red - Classifies cultural features, such as populated areas, main roads, and boundaries, on older maps.
Other - Occasionally other colors may be used to show special information. These are indicated in the marginal information as a rule.
What are military symbols?
Figures used to represent types of military organizations, installations, and activities
What are contour lines?
Imaginary lines on the ground connecting equal elevation, they represent high and low ground elevation.
What are 3 types of contour lines?
Index, Intermediate and supplementary
What shape are the contour lines that indicate a hill?
Concentric Circles with the smallest circle being the hill top
What shape are the contour lines that indicate a saddle?
A saddle is normally represented as an hourglass
What shape are the contour lines that indicate a valley?
U-Shaped or V-shaped Lines.
What shape are the contour lines that indicate a Ridge?
What shape are the contour lines that indicate a Ridge?
What is an azimuth?
A horizontal angle, measured in a clockwise manner from a north base line, expressing direction.
What is vertical distance?
The distance between the highest and lowest points measured.
Which north is used when using a military map?
Magnetic North while using a compass & grid north when using a map
Name 2 ways of holding a compass.
Compass-to-Cheek Method
Center-Hold Method
What does UTM stand for?
Universal Transverse Mercator
What FM covers the M16a2
FM 3-22.9
Name the five phases in Basic Rifle Marksmanship.
Preliminary Rifle Instruction
Downrange Feedback
Field Fire
Advanced Rifle Marksmanship
Advanced Optics, Laser and Iron Sights
What are the four fundamentals of marksmanship?
Steady Position
Proper Aim (Sight Picture)
Trigger Squeeze
What is remedial Action?
Remedial action is the continuing effort to determine the cause for a stoppage ormal function and to try to clear the stoppage once it has been identified.
Describe the proper procedures for applying remedial action with the M16/A2.
Try to place the weapon on safe
Remove the magazine
Lock the bolt to the rear
Place the weapon on safe if not already done
Name the different categories of malfunctions on the M16/A2.
Failure to feed chamber or lock, Failure to fire cartridge, failure to extract, failure to eject
What Does CLP stand for?
Cleaner - It contains solvents that dissolve firing residue and carbon.
Lubricant - It lays down a layer of teflon as it dries to provide lubrication.
Preservative - It prevents rust from Forming.
What are the 7 types of ammunition that can be used with the M16/A2 Rifle?
Dummy, Blank, Ball, Tracer(Red Tip), Trace, Short Range Training,
What are the maximum Effective Ranges?
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 Rifling
Right Hand 1/7 twist.
M249 Saw
Machine Gun
Maximum Range
3600 Meters
Maximum Effective Range with Tripod and T+E & Bipod against area target
Maximum Effective range with tripod & bipod
Tripod - 800m
Bipod - 600m
Weight of the Saw + Base Load
16.41lbs and 1000rds(200 round drums)
What FM covers the S.A.W?
FM 3-22.68
What Are the Rates of Fire?
Sustained rate is 100 rounds per minute
Rapid rate is 200 rounds per minute
Cyclic rate is 650 to 850 rounds per minute
How many pressure points, which can be used to control bleeding with fingers, thumbs or hands are there on the human body?
What is the Object of First aid?
To stop bleeding
Overcome shock
Relieve pain
Prevent infection
What FM Covers First Aid?
FM 4-25.26
What are the signs and symptoms of heat cramps?
Cramping in the extremities (arms and legs)
Abdominal Cramps (stomach)
Excessive Sweating
What is the treatment for heat cramps!
Move the casualty to a cool, shady area or improvise shade if none is available.
Loosen his clothing (if not in a chemical environment)

In a chemical environment, transport the heat casualty to a non-contaminated area as soon as the mission permits.

Have him slowly drink at least one canteen full of water. (The body absorbs cool water faster than warm or cold water; therefore, cool water is preferred if it is available.)
Seek medical assistance should cramps continue.
What are the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion?
Excessive sweating with pale, moist, cool skin
Loss of appetite
Nausea (with or without vomiting)
Urge to defecate
Chills (Gooseflesh)
Rapid Breathing
Tingling of Hands/Feet
What would the treatment be for heat exhaustion?
Move the casualty to a cool, shady area or improvise shade if none is available.
Loosen or remove his clothing and boots (unless in a chemical environment); pour water on him and fan him.
Have him slowly drink at least one canteen of water.
Elevate his legs.
If possible, the casualty should not participate in strenuous activity for the remainder of the day.
Monitor the casualty until the symptoms are gone, or medical assistance arrives.
What would the treatment be for heat stroke?
Cool casualty immediately by—
Moving him to a cool, shady area or improvising shade if none is available.
Loosening or removing his clothing (except in a chemical environment).
Spraying or pouring water on him; fanning him to permit the coolant effect of evaporation.
Massaging his extremities and skin, which increases the blood flow to those body areas, thus aiding the cooling process.
Elevating his legs.
Having him slowly drink at least one canteen full of water if he is conscious.
Seek medical assistance immediately
If a casualty were suspected of having a neck/spinal injury or severe head trauma, which method would you use for opening an airway?
The jaw thrust technique, because in most cases it can be done without extending the neck
What are some signs of an open fracture?
Bones sticking through the skin.
Check for pulse
What are the signs of a closed fracture?
Unusual body position
.Check for pulse.
With an open fracture, what should you do first?
Stop The Bleeding
What is the basic proven principle in splinting fractures?
"Splint them where they lie"
What are the three types of bleeding?
Arterial- Blood is bright red and will spurt with each heart beat
Venous- Blood is dark red and flows in a steady stream
Capillary- Blood oozes from the wound
Name 4 common points for checking pulse
Carotid- The side of the neck
Femoral- The groin
Radial- The wrist
Posterial Tibial- Ankle
What are some signs/symptoms of shock?
Clammy skin (cool, pale and damp)
Restlessness and nervousness
Loss of blood
Fast breathing
Nausea or vomiting
Blotched or bluish skin (especially around the mouth and lips)
Often perspires freely
May pass out.
What is the treatment for shock?
Position the casualty on their back
Elevate the Legs
Loosen clothing at neck waist or wherever it is binding
Climatize (prevent too hot or too cold)
Reassure (keep the casualty calm)
Notify medical personnel (Help, Get a medic!!)
What is a heat injury?
A loss of water and salt, loss of sweat while personnel work in the heat, a general dehydration of the body
What are the 8 steps in evaluating a casualty?
Possible concussions (head injuries)
What does COLD stand for?
It is a key word in cold weather protection, it stands for Keep it CLEAN, Avoid OVERHEATING, Wear it LOOSE and in layers and Keep it DRY
How do you stop the bleeding?
Apply a field dressing
Manual pressure
Elevate the limb
Apply a pressure dressing
Digital Pressure
Apply a tourniquet
What Army regulation covers Salutes, honors and visits of courtesy?
AR 600-25
Salutes are not required to be rendered or returned when the senior or subordinate, or both are what?
In civilian attire.
Engaged in routine work if the salute would interfere.
Carrying articles with both hands so occupied as to make saluting impracticable.
Working as a member of a detail, or engaged in sports or social functions where saluting would present a safety hazard.
In public places such as theaters, churches, and in public conveyances.
In the ranks of a formation.
When do you salute inside a building?
When reporting to your commander
When reporting to a pay officer
When reporting to a military board
At an indoor ceremony
At sentry duty indoors
What is the origin of the Salute?
The origin of the Hand Salute is uncertain. Some historians believe it began in late Roman times when assassinations were common. A citizen who wanted to see a public official had to approach with his right hand raised to show that he did not hold a weapon. Knights in armor raised visors with the right hand when meeting a comrade. This practice gradually became a way of showing respect and,in early American history, sometimes involved removing the hat. By 1820, the motion was modified to touching the hat, and since then it has become the Hand Salute used today.
Enlisted members generally do not exchange salutes, what are some examples of when they would exchange salutes?
When rendering reports in formation
When reporting to an enlisted president of a board
When was "The Army Goes Rolling Along" dedicated by the Secretary of the Army?
Veterans Day, 11 November 1956, and officially announced on 12 December 1957
What does JSLIST stand for?
Joint Service Lightweight Integrated Suit Technology
What does MOPP stand for?
Mission Oriented Protective Posture
When under an NBC attack, when do you give warning?
After you mask up.
NBC hazards are classified into two types, what are they?
Immediate hazards- produce casualties immediately after attack
Residual hazards- Delayed effects
What is the number of Antidote Treatment Nerve Agent Autoinjector (ATNAA) that must be given as immediate first aid treatment for nerve agent poisoning?
Alarms and signals convey warnings of NBC contamination. Units use easily recognizable and reliable alarm methods to respond quickly and correctly to NBC hazards. What are three types of alarms and signals?
Audible Alarms
Automatic Alarms
Visual Signals
What Field Manual covers NBC Operations?
FM 3-11
What Field Manual covers NBC Protection?
FM 3-11.4
What Field Manual covers NBC Decontamination?
FM 3-5
What is FM 3-7?
NBC Handbook
What forms do Chemical Agents come in?
Once a unit has masked, who can make the decision to unmask?
The Unit Commander.
Wear Of The Uniform
AR 670-1
Why is the flag worn on the right shoulder of the service uniform.
The flag is worn on the right shoulder to give the effect of the flag flying in the breeze as the wearer moves forward.
Why are all Soldiers in the U.S. Army now authorized to wear the Reverse-Side Full-Color U.S. Flag Cloth Replica upon gaining permission from their commander?
The Nation is at war and will be for the foreseeable future. As an expeditionary Army, our Soldiers' commitment to fight and win our Nation's War, at home and abroad, is best exemplified by permanently wearing the U.S. Flag insignia on the utility uniforms.
When is the only time that commercially designed protective headgear is authorized for wear with uniform?
When operating motorcycles, bicycles or like vehicles but once the travel is complete protective headgear must be removed and army headgear donned.
When must Identification Tags be worn?
When directed by the commander, engaged in field training, in an aircraft, or OCONUS
Exposed pens in pockets are allowed on which uniforms?
Hospital duty Uniforms
Food Service Uniforms
Flight uniforms
CVC Uniforms
When is the wear of Army uniforms prohibited?
In connection with the furtherance of any political or commercial interests, or when engaged in off-duty civilian employment.
When participating in public speeches, interviews, picket lines, marches, rallies, or public demonstrations, except as authorized by competent authority.
When attending any meeting or event that is a function of, or is sponsored by, an extremist organization.
When wearing the uniform would bring discredit upon the Army.
When specifically prohibited by Army regulations.
Soldiers will wear headgear with the Army uniform except under which circumstances?
Headgear is not required if it would interfere with the safe operation of military vehicles.
The wear of military headgear is not required while in or on a privately owned vehicle (to include a motor cycle, bicycle, or convertible automobile), a commercial vehicle, or on public conveyance (such as a subway, train, plane, or bus).
Soldiers will not wear headgear indoors unless under arms in an official capacity, or when directed by the commander, such as for indoor ceremonial activities.
Male and female soldiers are not required to wear headgear to evening social events (after Retreat) when wearing the Army blue and white uniforms, the enlisted greendress uniform, the Army green maternity dress uniform (females only), or the mess and evening mess uniforms.
What Army Regulation prescribes the policies for completing evaluation reports that support the Evaluation Reporting System (ERS)?
AR 623-3
What DA Pamphlet prescribes the procedures for completing evaluation reports that support the Evaluation Reporting System (ERS)?
DA Pam 623-3
What does the Evaluation Reporting System (ERS) identify?
The ERS identifies officers and non-commissioned officers who are best qualified for promotion and assignments to positions of higher responsibility. ERS also identifies Soldiers who should be kept on active duty, those who should be retained in grade, and those who should be eliminated.
Under the ERS a Soldier is evaluated on performance and potential. In this system, what three kinds of evaluations are given?
Duty evaluations. Either the DA Form 67–9 or DA Form 2166–8 is used for these evaluations.
School evaluations. Either the DA Form 1059 and DA Form 1059–1 is used for these evaluations.
DA evaluations. Selection boards and personnel management systems are used for these evaluations. Duty and school evaluations are single time-and-place evaluations and are used to make DA evaluations. DA evaluations cover the entire career of an officer and non-commissioned officer.
What will a rating chain for an NCO consist of?
Senior Rater
Rated NCO
What is an NCOER?
Rating chain members use the DA Form 2166–8 (NCOER) to provide DA with performance and potential assessments of each rated NCO. The DA Form 2166–8 also provides evaluation information to ensure that sound personnel management decisions can be made andthat an NCO’s potential can be fully developed.
How many types of NCOERs are there?
Change of Rater
Relief for Cause
Complete the Record
60 Day Rater Option
60 Day Senior Rater Option
Temporary Duty, Special Duty or Compassionate Reassignment
What is the minimum period of time for rater qualification?
3 Rated Months
What is the minimum period of time for senior rater qualifications?
2 Months
What form is used for the NCO Counseling/Checklist Record?
DA 2166-8-1
What forms are used for the NCOER?
DA 2166-8-1, NCO Counseling Checklist/Record
DA 2166-8, NCO Evaluation Report.
When was the Code Of Conduct established?
17 august 1955 under the Eisenhower Administration
What Army Regulation covers the Code Of Conduct?
AR 350-30
Which article of the Code pertains to escape and evasion?
Article 3 of the COC
When was the COC Amended?
May 1988
How many articles are there
What is the first sentence Article 1?
I am an american fighting in the forces which gaurd my country and our way of life.
What should prisoners of war be searched for?
Hidden weapons and documents of intelligence value
Does the COC apply to soldiers held by terrorists during peacetime?
What is the main purpose of the geneva conventions?
It provides rules that prisoners of war must be treated humanely. Specifically forbidden are violence to life and person, cruel treatment and torture, outrages on personal dignity (in particular, humiliating and degrading treatment)
Who is the 1st Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff (SEAC)?
SGMWilliam Joseph Gainey.
How many SMA have there been?
Name the five most recent Sergeant Majors of the Army:
SMA Chandler
Former Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston
Former Sergeant Major of the Army Jack L. Tilley
Former Sergeant Major of the Army Robert E. Hall
Former Sergeant Major of the Army Gene C. McKinney
Who was the first Sergeant Major of the Army?
SMA Willion Wooldridge
What year was the SMA established?
What year was the SMA course established?
January 1973
The history of the Noncommissioned Officer began in what year with the birth of the Continental Army?
Who wrote the "Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States", also commonly called the "Blue Book" and thus standardized NCO duties and responsibilities in 1778?
IG Friedrich Von Steuben
During what year did the AR 350-90 establish army-wide standards for NCO Academies?
During what year did PLDC first become a mandatory prerequisite for promotion to Staff Sergeant?