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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.
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.
015-1 Significance of Korean Conflict w/r/t POWs?
Captors indoctrinating POWs in thinking.
015-2 What POW situations showed need for established guidelines?
Lack of organization, morale, leadership and discipline.
015-3 Why was the Code of Conduct difficult to follow for POWs in Vietnam?
Cruel torture.
015-4 Why did the Code of Conduct change under Carter?
More information than Name Rank Serial when under torture.
015-5 Why did the Code of Conduct change under Reagan?
Gender references were removed from the code.
016-1 Describe the Code of Conduct
High Standard of general behavior.
016-2 How are the Code of Conduct and UCMJ related?
UCMJ applies at all times.
016-3 When should one consider surrender?
When evasion is impossible and fighting would cause no significant enemy loss.
016-4 Why should one not accept favors from enemy?
Undermines morale, chain of command and communication.
016-5 Why is discipline critical for the POW?
Key to camp organization, resistance and survival.
016-6 What should a POW do if they disclose information under coercion?
Quickly recover courage, dedication and motivation.
016-7 What are possible consequences of signing a confession as a POW?
You can falsely be accused of War Crimes.
016-8 What if your family matters are not arranged?
Serious guilt on you and hardship on family.
016-9 What factors affect survival as a POW?
Religious belief, american values, faith in country, sound body, good communication, openness.
016-10 How did lack of understanding affect Korean War POWs?
Led some to make anti-American statements and collaborate with the enemy.
016-11 Why is communication important in a POW camp?
Allows information flow and enforces accountability. Lifeline of POWs.
016-12 How do we benefit from open sharing as POWs?
Creates a strong bond among POWs.
017-1 Define: Integrity?
Doing what's right, all the time.
017-2 Characteristics of Service before Self
Following Rules, Respect for Others, Discipline, Self Control and Faith in the System
017-3 Define: Excellence in All We Do
Good enough is never good enough.
018-1 Perception of unprofessional relationship
Perception of unprofessional treatment.
018-2 Describe: Mentor
Trusted counselor or guide. Provides career guidance, enlisted heritage and professional development.
018-3 Define: Hazing
An unauthorized assumption of authority over another resulting in cruelty or humiliation.
018-4 Examples of Hazing
Tacking on stripes too hard, Fire Hosing departing members, "blood wings", Intimidation, Asking toops to get keys to the plane, 100' of flight line
019-0 Define: ESOH
Environmental Safety and Health
019-1 Three initiatives for Safety (ESOH)
Sustain Readiness, Good Neighbor, Leverage our Resources
019-2 How can you be responsible for your environment?
Reduce (Conservation), Re-Use and Recycle
020-1 Define: Information Warfare (IW)
Any action to deny, exploit, corrupt or destroy enemy information systems while protecting our own.
020-2 Three objectives of IW
Control information, exploit control, enhance force effectiveness
020-3 How does IW relate to you?
Any information process you are a part of.
021-1 Duty of Public Affairs (PA)
Disseminating official Air Force news.
021-2 Responsibility of PA staff
Keeping base informed, local civilian interaction, screening speeches and articles for security and policy concerns.
021-3 Your capacity to assist PA
Unit Public Affairs Representative - liaison for base news paper and arranges unit coverage.
022-1 AFI 36-2906 says what about personal finances?
We will pay our financial obligations promptly and properly. Provide for dependents and abide by civilian rulings.
022-2 What is a financial management program?
Uses an established budget and credit wisely. Ensures debts are discharged and plans for the future.
022-3 What does a budget establish?
Establishes: Meeting obligations, comfort expenses and what you can live without.
022-4 How can you benefit by prioritizing your expenses?
Provides areas of improvement.
022-5 Five steps to establish a budget
Identify values, identify income, identify expenses, develop a budget.
023-1 Five rules for credit cards
Emergencies only, avoid impulses, pay down balance fast, get a low interest rate, pay extra on the highest interest rate card.
023-2 What's the punishment for writing bad checks?
Bad conduct discharge (<100$) or Dishonorable discharge (>100$)
023-3 Checking Account Advantages
Safe place for money, management, credit rating
023-4 Checking Account Disadvantages
Checks can bounce, lots of fees.
023-5 How much money should a person save?
10% of your pay.
023-6 How can you save for the future?
Investments, CDs, Money Market Accounts
024-1 What will happen if you die without a will?
The state will decide.
024-2 How are you a good airman by having a will?
Service before Self and respect for your family.
025-1 How are we responsive and flexible re: personnel?
People in the right place at the right time ready to do their jobs.
025-2 What is Personal Readiness?
State of being physical and mental that prepares us to perform duties.
025-3 Relationship between care for dependents and world-wide availability?
Does not relieve him from world-wide deployment.
025-4 Air Force policy w/r/t dependent responsibilities?
Must maintain dependent care arrangements at all times.
025-5 Key to dependent care arrangements?
Advance planning.
025-6 Requirements for single parents and dual-mil parents?
Written documentation of how a civilian will care for the child and a local civilian if necessary.
025-7 What does an estate plan do?
Reduce the stress of your survivors w/r/t your wishes.
025-8 What should you discuss with your family w/r/t estate planning?
Family needs to know the benefits available to them and how to get assistance.
025-9 Estate Plans should include...
Your will, DD Form 93, records and documents and a personal affairs record.
025-10 How does personal fitness affect public opinion?
Conclusions of military effectiveness and readiness based on image.
025-11 Who is responsible for maintaining physical fitness of our personnel?
Every member.
025-12 Commander's responsibility in Weight Management program?
Identify, counsel and refer for medical evaluation.
026-1 Define: Doctrine
Statement of officially sanctioned beliefs and warfighting principles that guide proper use of forces.
026-2 Who does AF Doctrine Document apply to?
Active Duty, Guard, Reserve and AF Civilians
026-3 What is AFDD 1?
The Air Force Basic Doctrine
027-1 What are the 3 levels of Air and Space Doctrine?
Basic, Operational and Tactical
027-2 What does AFDD 1 establish?
General doctrinal guidance for the application of air and space forces in nuclear, conventional and non-war operations.
027-3 What does basic and operational doctrine provide?
For developing the missions and tasks that are required through tactical doctrine.
027-4 What are the 3 types of doctrine?
Service, Joint and Multinational
027-5 What does joint doctrine describe?
The best way to integrate our force with land and sea.
028-1 Define: Strategy
The art and science of using your resources for victory or lessen chances of defeat.
028-2 Difference between Doctrine and Strategy?
Doctrine - How a job should be done for Military Goals; Strategy - How to achieve National Objectives
028-3 What are 3 truths about the nature of war?
Instrument of National Policy; Complex and Chaotic human endeavour; Clash of opposing wills.
029-1 Describe Employment of Air and Space Power
Basic functions to achieve strategic and objectives.
029-2 The USAF is the only service directed to perform what defense role?
Air and Strategic Missile Warfare
029-3 List functions of Air and Space Power
Counterair, Counterspace, Airlift, ISR, Combat Search and Rescue, Strategic Attack
029-4 Describe Offensive Counter Air (OCA)
Most effective/efficient method to Air Superiority. Destroy/Neutralize/Disrupt/Limit enemy air and missile power.
029-5 Interdiction is what form of maneuver?
Air Maneuver
030-1 What is MOOTW?
Military Operation Other Than War
030-2 What is the goal of MOOTW?
US National Policy initiatives.
030-3 Three MOOTW operations?
Combatting Terrorism, Counter Drug Ops, Peace Ops
030-4 Why is Aerospace Power essential to "Show of Force"?
Speed to respond globally.
031-1 How is war categorized?
Intensity, Duration, Conventional/Unconventional/Nuclear, Air/Land/Sea/Space
031-2 Why is Air Superiority a prerequisite for all combat operations?
Freedom to attack and Freedom from attack
031-3 Advantage of Aerospace power to create disruption?
Causes delays, disorder, confusion and destroys unit cohesion.
032-1 Define: 3 Basic Levels of War
Strategic, Operational, Tactical
032-2 Describe the strategic level of warfare
Why we fight, What we fight, Why our enemies fight.
032-3 Describe the operational level of warfare
Tactics meets Strategy with Operational Objectives leading to Strategic Objectives.
032-4 Describe the tactical level of warfare
How forces are employed, How engagements are conducted and targets attacked.
032-5 Define: Maneuver
Expeditionary Task Forces, airlift, command and control and orbital access.
032-6 What are the 3 dimensions of maneuver?
Surface, Air and Space
033-1 Specify the principles of war
Unity of Command, Objective, Offensive, Mass, Maneuver, Economy of Force, Security, Surprise and Simplicity
033-2 Define: Primary Principles of War
Guidelines for Commander to form and select Coarse of Action (COA)
034-1 How does Air and Space differ from land and sea forces?
Air and Space require all 3 dimensions.
034-2 Describe Air and Space Power
Strategic and Rigid.
035-1 Identify core competencies of AF strategic perspectives
Air/Space Superiority, Precision Engagement, Info Superiority, Global Attack, Rapid Mobility, Agile Combat Support
036-1 Identify 4 basic forms of command relationships
Combat Control, Operational Control, Tactical Control, Support/Admin Control
036-2 List Chain of Command from the National Command Authority down.
NCA -> Sec AF -> CoS AF -> MAJCOM -> NAF CC
036-3 For what purpose is the AF organized?
For Wartime and Global Capabilities
036-4 List two central issues that govern AF organization
Unity of Command, Centralized Control, Decentralized Execution
036-5 Why do we need to understand AF organizational terms and structure?
All execution is local.
037-1 Define: Discrete w/r/t defining tasks
Listed once and relates to other tasks.
037-2 List two types of tasks
Mission Essential Task, Supporting Task, Enabling Task
037-3 How are AF tasks organized?
Core Tasks, Capability Tasks, Performance Tasks
038-1 What must you understand before establishing your Mission Essential Tasks?
Your mission and the essentials to success.
038-2 Explain the conditions identified in step 2 of developing a MET?
Conditions that effect Unit, System or Individual Performance.
038-3 List the types of assurance commanders need to ensure their unit can perform its mission?
Operational Assurance, Compliance Assurance, Task Assurance.