Army Study Guide – Army Programs

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What does ASAP stand for?
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Army Substance Abuse Program
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What is the mission of ASAP?
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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.
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What are the objectives of ASAP? INCREASE, PROVIDE,IMPELMTES RESATORE
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– 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.
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What army Regulation covers ASAP? TI IS DRIVING 600 DOWN 85 ASAP
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AR 600-85
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What are the ways that Soldiers can be identified as having a substance abuse problem? V,S,B,I
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– Voluntary (self-identification) – Commander / Supervisor Identification – Biochemical Identification – Medical Identification – Investigation and or Apprehension
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What are the objectives of rehabilitation with ASAP? RETRUN,IDNTIFY
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– 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.
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What are the objectives of bio-chemical testing (also called a urinalysis)? DETER ,FACILIATED ENABLE MONITOR
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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.
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Commanders may direct drug testing under what conditions? HINT, SEARCH RE,
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– 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.
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All ASAP referrals are accomplished by the Commander or 1SG using what form? THAT ASPAP FORM BURNS AT 800 DEGRESS
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Completing and signing the DA 8003 Referral Form.
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What Army regulation covers ACS? ACS ?08-^
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AR 608-1
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What is the motto of the ACS?
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Self-help, service and stability.
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What regulation covers the ACES? ?21-?
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AR 621-5
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What regulation covers Army Learning Centers?
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AR 621-6
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What does TABE stand for?
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Test of Adult Basic Education
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What does DANTES stand for?
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Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support
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What is the Army Regulation that covers AER? I HAVE A 930 APP AT ART AROUN ?
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AR 930-4
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How are monetary contributions made to AER?
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Cash,check or allotment.
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When is the AER annual fund campaign held army-wide?
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March 1st through May 15.
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What is the AER Motto?
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\”Helping the Army Take Care Of its Own\” (AR 930-4 Aug 1994 / 1-6 / PDF 5)
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What is the purpose of the Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program?
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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.
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The Army’s policy on Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program applies where and when?
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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).
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Define sexual assault.
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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.
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Sexual assault includes what acts?
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– Rape – Non consensual Sodomy (oral or anal sex) – Indecent Assault (unwanted, inappropriate sexual contact or fondling) – Attempts to commit these acts
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Prevention of sexual harassment is whose responsibility?
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The Commander’s Responsibility
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Define the following terms as they apply to the Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program: victim, alleged perpetrator, and perpetrator.
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– 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).
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What are the categories of sexual harassment and give some examples?
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– 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.
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What does EO stand for?
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Equal Opportunity
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What is an EOR?
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Equal Opportunity Representative
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What rank should an EOR normally be?
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SGT (P) through 1LT
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What Army Regulation covers the EO program?
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AR 600-20 chapter 6
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What are the three policies each commander is required to publish and post on equal opportunity?
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– Written command policy statements for EO – Prevention of Sexual Harassment – Equal Opportunity Complaint Procedures
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Soldiers are required to have how many periods of EO training per year?
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4 (1 each quarter)
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What is an Affirmative Actions Plan (AAP)?
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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.
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Who is the primary source for solving EO complaints?
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Your Unit Chain of Command
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What is the Army’s written policy on EO?
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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).
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What is the primary channel for correcting discriminatory practices and for communications on equal opportunity matters?
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Chain of Command
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Does every unit have an EO representative?
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Does every unit have an EO representative?
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What does AFAP stand for?
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Army Family Action Plan
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What Army Regulation covers the Army Family Action Plan?
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AR 608-47
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When was the AFAP program established?
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The AFAP program was established in 1983 as a result of the Chief of Staff, Army (CSA),1983 White Paper, \”The Army Family.\”
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The AFAP program creates an information loop between whom?
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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.
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The AFAP program’s process of improvement begins where?
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At the local level, where an annual symposium is held to examine issues of concern that delegates believe need to be fixed.
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The Army family has been symbolized by the Secretary of the Army as an equilateral triangle. How is each side of the triangle expressed?
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– Base: \”Family of Components\” (Total Force) – Second Leg: \”Family of Units\” – Third Leg: \”Family of People\”
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The philosophy toward the family, based on the Army Family White Paper, consists of three critical elements. What are they?
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1. Partnership 2. Wellness 3. Sense of community
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What are some things that the AFAP does?
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– 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
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What types of programs are focused on in the \”Family of Components\”?
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Programs relating to the Active Army, National Guard, Army Reserve and civilian employees
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What type of programs are focused on in the \”Family of Units\”?
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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).
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What is the basis for the Army theme, \”The Army family\”?
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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
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What types of programs are focused on in the Family of People?
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Programs relating to all areas of concern to the service members and their families, including the military and civilian retiree
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What are some activities that the American Red Cross offers?
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CPR instruction, Blood drives, Swimming lessons, Communication services (by wire), Financial assistance, Counseling and referral services, Transplantation services, AIDS education, Health and safety services.
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How is the ARC staffed for the most part?
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By volunteers
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What is the major service that Red Cross offers?
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Communication between soldiers and their families for both problem solving and emergency (especially the notification or \”red cross message\”)
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What Army Regulation covers Red Cross?
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AR 930-5
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What Army Regulation covers the Army Retention Program?
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AR 601-280
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What are some reasons that a soldier may be ineligible for reenlistment?
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If the soldier is barred or flagged and if the soldier is enrolled in ASAP
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What is an SRB?
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Selective Reenlistment Bonus
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What is the minimum number of years that a soldier must reenlist for to be eligible for an SRB?
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Three years
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Can a Soldier request separation if a bar to reenlistment is imposed?
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No
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Describe a Bar to Reenlistment.
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Administrative action initiated by the commander to prevent a substandard soldier from reenlisting or reentering the service
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A Bar to Reenlistment is reviewed how often?
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Every three months or 30 days prior to PCS / ETS
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Who can initiate a Bar to Reenlistment?
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Any commander in the soldier’s chain of command
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Who is the final approving authority for a Bar to Reenlistment?
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A Commander who is one approval level higher than the commanding authority
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Soldiers SGM and below who have not reenlisted under the indefinite reenlistment program are required to receive Retention Interviews. When are they done?
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– 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
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Who may lift a Bar?
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The same authority that approved the Bar may lift it with a written recommendation by the unit Commander
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What type of fire extinguisher must not be used on electrical fires?
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A water fire Extinguisher
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Who is responsible for the Army Safety Program?
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It is the responsibility of each soldier
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The word SAFETY is often associated with what term?
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Risk Management
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What accounts for the majority of accidents?
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Carelessness
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Accidents are reported in accordance with what regulation?
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AR 385-40
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Name a few safety features commonly found in any barracks.
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– 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
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What safety features are stressed in the motor pool?
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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.)
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How often are fire extinguishers in the barracks required to be checked for serviceability, and how can this be determined?
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Once a month, a tag on the fire extinguisher indicating the date and initials of authorized unit safety personnel
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What AR covers safety?
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AR 385-10
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Where on post can you find out how many privately owned vehicle accidents that were fatal have occurred this year?
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A sign in the vicinity of the outbound gate on post
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Should there be a sponsorship program for a soldier departing a unit?
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Yes
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What Army Regulation covers the Total Army Sponsorship Program?
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AR 600-8-8
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What is S-Gate?
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S-Gate provides information for incoming soldiers entering the USAREUR Theater of command. An incoming soldier can find out who their sponsor is and how to contact them. S-Gate includes their pinpoint assignment, sponsor information, a welcome letter, a needs assessment checklist and links to other useful USAREUR web sites and regulatory information.
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What DA Form is used to transmit sponsorship requirements to gaining commands?
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DA Form 5434 or the Electronically Generated DA Form 5434-E
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How soon after the DA Form 5434 is received should a sponsor be assigned?
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10 days unless the sponsorship is declined
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What are the general rules for appointing a sponsor?
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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
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What are the six elements of the sponsorship program?
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1. DA Form 5434.M 2. Welcome letter. 3. ACS Relocation Readiness Services. 4. Reception. 5. Orientation. 6. In-processing.
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The primary goal of the Army’s QOLP is to promote the development of military group commitment and cohesiveness, is essential to what?
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Readiness (combat effectiveness).
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What are some examples of the QOLP?
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– 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)
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What does QOLP stand for?
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Quality Of Life Program
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The Army’s Quality of Life program is dedicated to the precept that the Army’s number one operational resource must be taken care of. What is this resource?
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The soldier
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Quality of Life needs and the programs and actions to address them, are categorized under two general headings. What are they?
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1. Living conditions 2. Duty environment.
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Who is the senior enlisted adviser to the BOSS council, and approves members selected to serve on BOSS committees?
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The Installation Command Sergeant Major
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According to AR 215-1, what does the BOSS program provide?
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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.
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What type of program is BOSS?
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BOSS is categorized as a category B Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) program.
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How many officers are on the BOSS council?
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Three; The President, Vice-President, and Secretary and Treasurer.
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What is the lowest level unit that has a BOSS council representative?
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The battery/company level
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What are the 3 pillars of BOSS?
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1. Recreation and Leisure: Activities may be planned by the BOSS committee or by the BOSS committee working in conjunction with other MWR activities. Service members will assume a lead role in planning BOSS events. Events should be planned that meet the needs and desires of the single service member. 2. Community Service: The BOSS committee may elect to participate in community programs or projects that make a difference in the lives of others, in the community, and ultimately, in themselves. The service will be voluntary in nature and in accordance with the installation volunteer program. The program can be implemented in support of existing or established volunteer programs or programs developed by the BOSS committee. 3. Well Being: For single service members, Well being includes those things that single service members can directly or indirectly influence to enhance their morale, living environment, or personal growth and development. The well being issue identified or raised during the BOSS meetings will be directed to the appropriated command or staff agency for resolution on the installation.
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What is CHAMPUS?
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Civilian Health And Medical Program for the Uniformed Services. It is a cost-sharing program that is used to provide in-patient and outpatient care for dependents from civilian sources.
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What Army regulation covers CHAMPUS?
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AR 40-121
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Who is Eligible for CHAMPUS?
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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
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What Does DEERS stand for?
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Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System.
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What is DEERS used for?
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To obtain dependent ID cards for eligible spouse and children
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What does NCODP stand for?
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Non commissioned Officer Development Program
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What is the goal of NCODP?
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Overarching Army Non commissioned Officer Professional Development Program.
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As with all leader training and leader development, who is responsible for NCODP?
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The command.
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NCODP is typically managed by whom?
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The CSM or Senior NCO in the organization.
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What are some objectives of NCODP?
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– 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.
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What Army Regulation covers NCODP?
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AR 350-1 Chap 4
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What is the purpose of AR 350-1?
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This regulation prescribes policies, procedures, and responsibilities for developing, managing, and conducting Army training and leader development.
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In order to accomplish battle-focused NCO development, commanders and unit NCOs should follow what procedures?
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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-l01, app B) to track individual – NCO progress – Emphasize coaching to achieve commitment to excellence in performance

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