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Air Mobility Command
AMC

Scott AFB, IL

Air Combat Command
ACC

Langley AFB, VA

Air Education & Training Command
AETC

Randolph AFB, TX

Air Force Space Command
AFSC

Peterson AFB, CO

Air Force Special Operations Command
AFSOC

Hurlburt Field, FL

United States Air Forces in Europe
USAFE

Ramstein AB, Germany

Pacific Air Forces
PACAF

Hickam AFB, HI

Air Force Materiel Command
AFMC

Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

Air Force Reserve Command
AFRC

Robins AFB, GA

Air Force Global Strike Command
AFGSC

Barksdale AFB, LA

United States Africa Command
USAFRICOM

Kelly Barracks, Germany

United States Central Command
USCENTCOM

MacDill AFB, FL

United States European Command
USEUCOM

Patch Barracks, Germany

United States Pacific Command
USPACOM

Camp H. M. Smith, HI

United States Northern Command
USNORTHCOM

Peterson AFB, CO

United States Southern Command
USSOUTHCOM

Doral (Miami) FL

United States Joint Forces Command
USJFCOM

Norfolk, VA

United States Special Operations Command
USSOCOM

MacDill AFB, FL

United States Strategic Command
USSTRATCOM

Offutt AFB, NE

United States Transportation Command
USTRANSCOM

Scott AFB, IL

Passive Defense

measures you take to lessen damage from enemy attack

Does it take a lot of time and money to set up passive defense?

No. it is quickly executed, inexpensive, and requires minimum manpower and material

Types of passive defense protection

hardened structure
semi-hardened structure
splinter protected

Which type of structure for passive defense is rarely available?

hardened structure

What does a hardened structure offer?

-occupants and systems can operate during and after attacks
-substantial protection against direct chemical, biological and conventional weapon threats
-may include a protective protection system
-protection against small arms fire
-helps protects some effects of nuclear weapons

What does a semi-hardened structure offer?

less effective than hardened structure, but not many differences (only 2.)
1) allows occupants/systems to survive and after attack can immediately operate again
2) not as solid, and doesn't have a rock or concrete base

What does a splinter protected structure offer?

least protective
-allows occupants to survive and limits damages to systems
-not constructed below ground level

What can sandbags be used for?

you can makes walls out of them which protect resources from conventional weapons and reduce chemical contact hazards

Guidelines for Sandbag Wall Construction

-sandbags inside out so stitching not exposed
-bags filled 3/4s w earth or dry soil-cement mix
-tuck in bottom corners after filled
-make stretcher and headers (alternate)
slope ratio 1:4 or 1:5

Use of camouflage nets

breaks up outline of covered assets

When should you not use camouflage nets?

in chemical/biological threat areas resist use of nets.
chemical agents rapidly sorb into net surfaces and cause extended hazard

Why is dispersal of assets key?

spreading critical assets is important to max their survival
hide assets outside of the effective range of shoulder-fired weapons
never put assets on the perimeter

What should be at each dispersal site? (ideally)

at least 2 entry/exit routes on concrete or asphalt (these surfaces rapidly absorb chemical agents)

What can you do to help "Blackout"

turn off interior/exterior lights
cover doors/windows
create "cats eyes" on vehicles running lines

What are the limitations of camouflage, concealment and blackout?

ineffective against ballistic missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles, gps guided weapons, other high tech threat missile systems

Noise Discipline

must be practiced continuously
talking, coughing, sneezing can give away your position
avoid bumping walls, tapping fingers, rattling paper

DFP

Defensive Fighting Position

Why are DFPs dangerous

due to interaction between chemical agents and many materials used for DFPs.
there is also reduced airflow

In the dining facility, when may cadets talk?

only when addressed by a staff member of dining facility staff

As the flight enteres the DFAC how many lines are formed?

2 even lines are formed even with the edge of the wall

Do cadets square corner while carrying trays?

No. However, if unencumbered will square corners in non-carpeted areas

If you need to use the restroom, when do you go?

Upon entering the DFAC, go to restroom, and after go to back of the line

How will cadets process through the serving line?

They will sidestep (heels will be together when halted)

When using salad bar and water fountain, which serving area do you go to?

The farthest available serving area in order to minimize backup

What is the minimum amount of liquid you must drink during the meal?

24 oz of water (tea, coffee, sports drink to not contribute to this 24 ounces)

What is a tight meal?

Cadets sit at modified form of attention, limted amount of time to eat

How do you ground your tray to the eating table?

front edge of the table, centered

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