Airman Leadership School Vol 1

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001-1 Primary duty of sergeants serving in King Gustavus I Army?

Maintain discipline.

001-2 When did the American NCO achieve command status?

After Revolutionary War when Regular Army was formed.

001-3 Prior to WW2, Role of NCOs.

Interface between Officer and Enlisted

001-4 What impact on the status of NCO did the rapid expansion of the military during WW2 have?

Erosion of experience, competency and responsibilities.

001-5 First event to restore dignity to NCO post WW2.

Restricted NCO status to top 3 enlisted grades.

001-6 Why were E-8 and E-9 created?

To provide better delineation of responsibility and monetary compensation.

001-7 Significance of chevron in late 1700s

Length of service and good conduct.

001-8 Why was the enlisted chevron changed in 1975 and 1994?

To further distinguish the top-3 and represent NCO status.

002-1 CMSAF (Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force) Responsibilities

Advise Chief of Staff and Sec. of Air Force in Enlisted matters.

002-2 Why was CCM (Command Chief Master Sergeant) created?

Ensure local policies are known, advising CC w/r/t enlisted, evaluation of NCOs

002-3 First Sergeant responsibilities?

Promoting health, morale, welfare, maintaining discipline, squadron training, dormitories, monitoring unit administration.

003-1-1 Corporal Vernon L. Burge

First enlisted pilot.

003-1-2 Corporal Frank S. Scott

First enlisted to lose life in air incident.

003-1-3 Private Frederick Libby

First enlisted Ace.

003-1-4 Eugene Jacques Bullard

First black pilot and fighter pilot.

003-1-5 Esther M. Blake

First woman in the Air Force

003-1-6 A1C John L. Levitow

First enlisted Air Force airman and lowest ranked to earn Congressional Medal of Honor.

003-1-7 CMSgt Grace Peterson

First woman to be promoted to highest enlisted grade.

003-1-8 CMSgt Barnes

The fourth CMSAF, first black CMSAF, only CMSAF to be appointed extensions.

003-2 Describe accomplishments of Tuskegee Airmen

Only escort fighters to never lose a bomber, damaged/destroyed 409 enemy aircraft, responsible for last 4 aerial victories in Mediterranean theater. 15k+ sorties, 1.5k missions.

004-1 Define tradition

The handing down of information, beliefs, and customs by word-of-mouth or example from one generation to another without written instruction.

004-2 How do military traditions enhance professionalism and discipline?

Builds esprit de corps.

004-3 Describe the Professional Airman

Proficient in specialty and knows, understands, and adheres to traditions of profession of arms.

004-4 Why is tradition important?

Builds esprit de corps and discipline.

005-1 Difference between Custom || Courtesy

Customs are based on frequent usage. Courtesies are marks of respect.

005-2 Significance of Salute

Greeting of mutual respect.

005-3 Why is it important to use proper terms of address?

Not only a custom of the service, but courteous.

005-4 What is the relationship between RHIP and responsibility?

Privileges are a form of partial payment for the responsibilities they take on.

005-5 What are the benefits of practicing customs and courtesies?

Self-discipline and pride. Contribute to esprit de corps.

006-1 How does drill enhance team work?

Reinforces the need for team work because no-one can do it all.

006-2 Why should we continue to practice drill and ceremony?

Results in team work - a large group working together towards a common goal.

006-3 Difference between dining-in and dining-out?

Same except dining-out allows invited guests.

006-4 What role do ceremonies play in the armed forces?

Special formal group activities that also demonstrate readiness and proficiency.

006-5 Why is it important to formally recognize individuals for accomplishments?

Shows that we appreciate their hard work and dedication and support continued exceptional service.

007-1 How does participating in flag ceremonies help develop esprit de corps?

Mil and Civ share common goal - to preserve the freedoms that America possesses today.

007-2 What is the proper behavior when you are indoors and the National Anthem or To the Colors is played?

Face the flag or music, hand over heart. Salute if under arms.

007-3 What did the flag code of 1942 do?

Ensure the flag is always displayed in a dignified manner.

007-4 What does the US Flag represent?

Lost lives, cherished freedom, American values and democratic principles.

008-1 Two reasons for the advent of the Uniform.

Distinguish friend/foe, allowed to clothe troops cheaply.

008-2 From where did the Air Force uniform evolve?

Army Air Porps 1940s

008-3 What are the 3 purposes of dress/personal appearance standards?

Ensure conformity, establish standardization, develop pride.

008-4 Who is considered the founder of the American military uniform regulations?

Fredrich von Steuben

008-5 How can you balance dress/personal appearance standards with individuality?

By understanding the impact of appearance on public opinion, credibility and effectiveness.

008-6 What is the Air Force philosophy of uniforms?

Uniform will be plain, without excessive ornamentation and easy to maintain.

008-7 What are four general standards that apply to all uniforms?

Clean, Neat, Safe and present a Military Image.

008-8 How is the flight cap worn differently between men and women?

Hair may protrude from the front of the flight cap for women only.

008-9 What precautions should you take when purchasing ribbons and mounting devices?

Must meet size and quality standards.

008-10 What kind of jewelry is authorized wear with uniform?

Up to 3 rings, a watch, conservative bracelet. Necklaces may be worn but not exposed at the neckline.

008-11 Describe the proper length of women's service uniform skirt.

Length must be between the top and bottom of the kneecap.

008-12 When is it appropriate to wear the BDU off post?

Short convenience stops. May not wear BDUs to places where business attire would be the norm.

008-13 Describe the grooming standard for males' hair.

Tapered appearance, bulk may not exceed 1 1/4 inches.

008-14 Describe the grooming standard for females' hair.

Must present professional appearance, may not exceed 3 inches bulk or prevent proper wear of headgear. May not run past top of shirt collar, bangs may not touch/exceed eyebrows, only plain pins may be used.

009-1 What are 3 areas of public opinion affected by dress and appearance?

Confidence, Effectiveness, Public Pride

009-2 How can compliance with dress/appearance standards positively influence public confidence?

Capability will be assumed based on professional image.

009-3 What is the relationship between proper uniform wear and public perception of competence?

Positive correlation is assumed - good wear = good competence, etc.

009-4 Explain how dress/personal appearance impact leadership ability.

Effectiveness is enhanced. You set the standard for others to follow.

009-5 How does relaxation of dress standards impact unit morale?

Lower standards affects unit pride, esprit de corps and eventually effectiveness.

009-6 What is the result of a leader providing a positive influence for followers?

It makes training in the standard and importance of standards easier.

009-7 What types of decisions may be made by military personnel based on perception?

Pass judgment of effectiveness and self-discipline.

009-8 What types of decisions may be made by civilian personnel based on perception?

Defense posture/capability and needs.

010-1 Wellness

Enjoying health and vigor of body, mind and spirit.

010-2 How does wellness contribute to the Air Force?

Fit to fight.

010-3 How do lifestyles contribute to wellness?

Habits in lifestyle determine wellness.

010-4 Seven habits for a healthier wellness?

Not smoking, exercise regularly, sleeping 7-8 hrs, maintain ideal weight, eating breakfast, drinking little, not snacking.

010-5 Three factors that will help you stay with your wellness program.

Structure, Motivation, Discipline.

011-1 Define Physical Fitness

Ability to work and play without undue fatigue.

011-2 Four phases of fitness program

Warm-up, Aerobic, Cool-down and Light Weight training.

011-3 Purpose of Aerobic exercise

Benefits heart, lungs, vascular system and other tissues.

011-4 Purpose of cool-down phase

Allows heart rate, body temp and muscular waste to return to normal without shock.

011-5 Four principles that affect physical conditioning.

Overload, Progression, Regularity, Specificity

011-6 Dehydration's affect on exercise

Heart is forced to work harder due to decreased amount of blood.

011-7 Define: Cardio-Respiratory Endurance

Ability of heart/lungs to deliver oxygen to working muscles.

011-8 Cardiovascular benefits to exercise

Enhances health and reduces heart related diseases.

012-1 Six categories of nutrients.

Carbs, Proteins, Fats, Vitamins, Minerals, Water

012-2 Why should we limit saturated fats?

Cholesterol and risk of heart attack.

012-3 Why do we not need to include cholesterol in our diet?

Naturally produce all you need.

012-4 What is the best way to get the vitamins and minerals you need?

From assortment of everyday foods and a balanced diet.

012-5 What habits lead to a healthier diet?

Variety of foods, adequate starch and fiber. Avoid fat, cholesterol sugar and sodium.

012-6 Define Obesity

120% "ideal" weight

012-7 Best way to lose weight?

Decrease intake, increase output.

013-1 Effects of Smoking

Lung disease, high blood pressure, cancer, stomach ulcers, birth defects, respiratory infections.

013-2 When does mortality rate approach that of non-smoker?

After 10 years.

013-3 What causes stressful events to become a problem?

Inability to cope with stress causes problems.

013-4 How can stress be positive?

Serves as a motivator.

013-5 How does proper nutrition and exercise help you manage stress?

Greater capacity for stress, exercise also allows an avenue to vent.

013-6 What time management tools will help you manage stress?

Prioritization and planning ahead.

014-1 Sr. Leadership perspective on wellness.

Essential for the job of every service-member. Fit-to-fight.

014-2 How can you be a wellness role-model?

High degree of fitness will provide example behavior.

014-3 How does your ability to think clearly as as supervisor impact mission?

You'll make better decisions.

014-4 How does stress management help us as military citizens?

Identifying stressors, managing our time and controlling our emotions give us better control over circumstances.

014-5 How does nutrition and weight mgmt benefit me?

Increase energy level.

014-6 How does exercise and fitness benefit me?

Helps you work longer hours and fit-to-fight.

014-7 How does muscular strength benefit me?

Makes me ready to do anything the Air Force asks of me.

001-1 Primary duty of sergeants serving in King Gustavus I Army?

Maintain discipline.

001-2 When did the American NCO achieve command status?

After Revolutionary War when Regular Army was formed.

001-3 Prior to WW2, Role of NCOs.

Interface between Officer and Enlisted

001-4 What impact on the status of NCO did the rapid expansion of the military during WW2 have?

Erosion of experience, competency and responsibilities.

001-5 First event to restore dignity to NCO post WW2.

Restricted NCO status to top 3 enlisted grades.

001-6 Why were E-8 and E-9 created?

To provide better delineation of responsibility and monetary compensation.

001-7 Significance of chevron in late 1700s

Length of service and good conduct.

001-8 Why was the enlisted chevron changed in 1975 and 1994?

To further distinguish the top-3 and represent NCO status.

002-1 CMSAF (Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force) Responsibilities

Advise Chief of Staff and Sec. of Air Force in Enlisted matters.

002-2 Why was CCM (Command Chief Master Sergeant) created?

Ensure local policies are known, advising CC w/r/t enlisted, evaluation of NCOs

002-3 First Sergeant responsibilities?

Promoting health, morale, welfare, maintaining discipline, squadron training, dormitories, monitoring unit administration.

003-1-1 Corporal Vernon L. Burge

First enlisted pilot.

003-1-2 Corporal Frank S. Scott

First enlisted to lose life in air incident.

003-1-3 Private Frederick Libby

First enlisted Ace.

003-1-4 Eugene Jacques Bullard

First black pilot and fighter pilot.

003-1-5 Esther M. Blake

First woman in the Air Force

003-1-6 A1C John L. Levitow

First enlisted Air Force airman and lowest ranked to earn Congressional Medal of Honor.

003-1-7 CMSgt Grace Peterson

First woman to be promoted to highest enlisted grade.

003-1-8 CMSgt Barnes

The fourth CMSAF, first black CMSAF, only CMSAF to be appointed extensions.

003-2 Describe accomplishments of Tuskegee Airmen

Only escort fighters to never lose a bomber, damaged/destroyed 409 enemy aircraft, responsible for last 4 aerial victories in Mediterranean theater. 15k+ sorties, 1.5k missions.

004-1 Define tradition

The handing down of information, beliefs, and customs by word-of-mouth or example from one generation to another without written instruction.

004-2 How do military traditions enhance professionalism and discipline?

Builds esprit de corps.

004-3 Describe the Professional Airman

Proficient in specialty and knows, understands, and adheres to traditions of profession of arms.

004-4 Why is tradition important?

Builds esprit de corps and discipline.

005-1 Difference between Custom || Courtesy

Customs are based on frequent usage. Courtesies are marks of respect.

005-2 Significance of Salute

Greeting of mutual respect.

005-3 Why is it important to use proper terms of address?

Not only a custom of the service, but courteous.

005-4 What is the relationship between RHIP and responsibility?

Privileges are a form of partial payment for the responsibilities they take on.

005-5 What are the benefits of practicing customs and courtesies?

Self-discipline and pride. Contribute to esprit de corps.

006-1 How does drill enhance team work?

Reinforces the need for team work because no-one can do it all.

006-2 Why should we continue to practice drill and ceremony?

Results in team work - a large group working together towards a common goal.

006-3 Difference between dining-in and dining-out?

Same except dining-out allows invited guests.

006-4 What role do ceremonies play in the armed forces?

Special formal group activities that also demonstrate readiness and proficiency.

006-5 Why is it important to formally recognize individuals for accomplishments?

Shows that we appreciate their hard work and dedication and support continued exceptional service.

007-1 How does participating in flag ceremonies help develop esprit de corps?

Mil and Civ share common goal - to preserve the freedoms that America possesses today.

007-2 What is the proper behavior when you are indoors and the National Anthem or To the Colors is played?

Face the flag or music, hand over heart. Salute if under arms.

007-3 What did the flag code of 1942 do?

Ensure the flag is always displayed in a dignified manner.

007-4 What does the US Flag represent?

Lost lives, cherished freedom, American values and democratic principles.

008-1 Two reasons for the advent of the Uniform.

Distinguish friend/foe, allowed to clothe troops cheaply.

008-2 From where did the Air Force uniform evolve?

Army Air Corps 1940s

008-3 What are the 3 purposes of dress/personal appearance standards?

Ensure conformity, establish standardization, develop pride.

008-4 Who is considered the founder of the American military uniform regulations?

Fredrich von Steuben

008-5 How can you balance dress/personal appearance standards with individuality?

By understanding the impact of appearance on public opinion, credibility and effectiveness.

008-6 What is the Air Force philosophy of uniforms?

Uniform will be plain, without excessive ornamentation and easy to maintain.

008-7 What are four general standards that apply to all uniforms?

Clean, Neat, Safe and present a Military Image.

008-8 How is the flight cap worn differently between men and women?

Hair may protrude from the front of the flight cap for women only.

008-9 What precautions should you take when purchasing ribbons and mounting devices?

Must meet size and quality standards.

008-10 What kind of jewelry is authorized wear with uniform?

Up to 3 rings, a watch, conservative bracelet. Necklaces may be worn but not exposed at the neckline.

008-11 Describe the proper length of women's service uniform skirt.

Length must be between the top and bottom of the kneecap.

008-12 When is it appropriate to wear the BDU off post?

Short convenience stops. May not wear BDUs to places where business attire would be the norm.

008-13 Describe the grooming standard for males' hair.

Tapered appearance, bulk may not exceed 1 1/4 inches.

008-14 Describe the grooming standard for females' hair.

Must present professional appearance, may not exceed 3 inches bulk or prevent proper wear of headgear. May not run past top of shirt collar, bangs may not touch/exceed eyebrows, only plain pins may be used.

009-1 What are 3 areas of public opinion affected by dress and appearance?

Confidence, Effectiveness, Public Pride

009-2 How can compliance with dress/appearance standards positively influence public confidence?

Capability will be assumed based on professional image.

009-3 What is the relationship between proper uniform wear and public perception of competence?

Positive correlation is assumed - good wear = good competence, etc.

009-4 Explain how dress/personal appearance impact leadership ability.

Effectiveness is enhanced. You set the standard for others to follow.

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