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Join warfare is considered what type of warfare ?
What does joint doctrine promote?
A common perspective from which to plan, train, and conduct military operations.
The US military service is based upon what concept?
The values that us military experience has proven to be vital for operational success
Which MAJCOM's mission develops and provides safe, secure and effective combat-ready forces to conduct deterrence and global strike operations in support of the president of the us and CCDRs?
AFGSC- Air Force global strike command
Which MAJCOM mission equips the Air Force for world dominant AirPower?
AFMC-Air Force materiel command
Which MAJCOM mission delivers rapid and precise air, space, and cyberspace capabilities to protect and defend the United States, its territories, interest, and allies;provides integrated air and missile warning and defense?
PACAF pacific Air Forces
What must you consider when implementing a new program, policy or procedure?
Many factors, such as determining which key internal offices you must schedule sessions or coordinate with.
What does the ARC have to do when implementing a new program, policy, or procedure?
ARC coordinates with AFPC/CCG and AFR to determine if the implementation affects the guard and reserve.
What do past demographics of the personnel career field allow for each base?
A high magnitude of personnel authorizations
The architecture of the base level authorizations was dispersed between what two offices?
MPS and CSS
What was the mission of the MPF?
Provide quality personnel support to commanders, Air Force members, and their family members, and to administer Air Force personnel programs in both peacetime and wartime.
What need did PBD 720 introduce?
An immediately available AF interim solution to enable our reduced numbers of personnel service providers at the base level to deliver quality service that meets our strategic delivery goal.
How did the transformation of the squadron structure begin?
With a test of different Mission Support Squadron (MSS) configurations and has incorporated the ongoing Services transformation efforts.
What were the three reasons for integrating MP&S?
To reduce overhead, achieve efficiencies, and maximize customer service in response to the new service delivery model.
What was the goal of phase I?
Each MSS organization to be realigned by consolidating seven flight into five
What was the goal of the MSS phase II?
To further consolidate into four flights.
What are the names of the five flights that make up the FSS?
Force development, manpower and personnel, airman and family services, sustainment service, and community services.
In the past, what did the inclusion of personnelists in the CSS give commanders and squadron customers?
More direct convenient personnel support
Decreased manning levels and the transforming of personnel workload led Personnel career field leader to what decision?
To consolidate the CSS into a single organization
What was the vision of the TFSC?
Customer service available 24/7 with smart tools, delivering high quality customer service
What was the mission of the TFSC?
Leverage technology to execute and integrate personnel operations to support commander, their people and personnel field activities
What is our job as personnelists?
To take care of personnel actions related to our customers Air Force (active duty, retirees, dependents, guardsmen and reservists on active duty status).
What section is the focal point of the translation of all military personnel policies and programs into individual actions affecting people ?
The MPS was created based on what concept?
The "learning organization" concept.
Define learning organization
An organization where all personnel within the organization can perform the full range of personnel tasks.
Who ensure in-house training is conducted?
MPS chief or designed representatives
How often does in house training occur?
Once a week
What type of support does the CSS provide?
Direct support to the commander at the unit level.
By whom is the CSS organizational structure established?
As deemed necessary by the unit commander
The CSS serves as a communications line between the commander and what other groups of people?
Between unit members, the commander, and between base agencies.
Name the two personnel activities.
Geographically Separated Unit (GSU) and Satellite Personnel Activity (SPA).
Which office is responsible for personnel activities in both the SPA and GSU?
What is a GSU?
A unit that is not within one hour driving time of its serving MPS
What is a SPA?
An extension or operating location of the MPS.
What is the objective of the military personnel classification system ?
To identify duties and tasks for every position needed to accomplish the Air Force mission.
What is the basic grouping of positions requiring similar skills and qualifications?
What is an AFS grouped into?
Career field ladders, career field subdivisions, and career fields to provide for career development.
When are individual's awarded an AFSC?
When individuals meet all of the mandatory qualifications of the specialty and have shown skill level qualification in all tasks of the positions in which assigned.
Are a 4-5 digit code and title used to identify manpower position and persons performing duties not clearly within specific career field.
4-5 digit code and title used to identify position/ person not identified else where in the classification structure
More of a condition rather than a duty
Describe the difference between duties and responsibilities
Duties are the tasks you have to do, responsibilities are the things you do to accomplish the task.
List two responsibilities for duty number one
Conducts interview to determine individual interest, qualifications, personnel data
Briefs provision of personnel program such assignments, promotion separation
List at least two responsibilities for duty number two
(1) Records information in unit, field, and PDS records.
(2) Prepares and maintains personnel records, aeronautical orders, and personnel action requests.
List at least two responsibilities for duty number 3
Update computerized personnel data
Conducts in and out processing
List two responsibilities for duty number four
Administer casualty program
Prepares related reports and documents
List at least two responsibilities for duty number five
Inspects personnel activities for compliance with policies and directives
Report discrepancies and recommends correction
List at least two responsibilities for duty number six
Prepare and proceses administrative support actions relating to unit programs such as VOp in processing, squadron info and enlisted/officers professional military education
Manage leave web program
List two responsibilities for duty number seven
Perform casualty reporting procedures
Established strength accountability for everyone the PERSCO team (PT) is responsible of location/ update into accountability system
What is considered the principle responsibility of the US armed Forces?
To employ rapid and decisive military power to achieve US objectives, and to do so in a manner that sustains the fruits of success in the post conflict environment.
Describe the responsibilities of a functional directorate ?
Develop procedures for administrative support to achieve and ARC unit, individuals reservists and retirees
Describe the responsibility of the military department
Responsible for preparing Force &establishing reserves of manpower, equipment and supplies for the effective prosecutions of war/military operations, short war and planning the extension of peacetime to meet the need of war .
What are the five common functions of the military department
1.Prepare Force, establish reserve and plan for expansion in case of war
2.Maintain the readiness of reserve force
3.Recruit, organize, train and equip force for the unified commanders
4. Develop garrison, supply, equip and maintain bases and installation; and furnish administrative a logistic support for all force and bases
5:. Prepare and submit budgets
The art and science of developing, applying, and coordinating the instruments of national power (diplomatic, economic, military, and informational) to achieve objectives that contribute to national security.
Who assists the president in developing a National Security Strategy (NSS)?
Who advises the president and SECDEF concerning the application of military power?
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS), in consultation with the other members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).
What are the fundamental prerequisite for unity of effort ?
The clear articulation of aims and objectives and resulting strategic focus .
What is the UMD used for
To show detailed information about each manpower requirement contained in MPES.
How is the UMD used and how often do you refer to it?
When creating projects in MPES to submit proposed manpower requirements changes to MAJCOM to evaluate organizational changes apply manpower etc
How does the CSS manage the WAPS program?
The css publicizes the availability of WAPS catalogs assist unit personnel in identifying reference requirements and obtaining study reference materials and ensures availability of non-reference material
What ratio must the CSS ensure availability of non-CDC reference materials?
Describe the purpose of leave?
Paid vacation from duty for recreation/ relief from the pressures of job related duties
For what reasons may member take leave?
For personal reasons and emergency situation
What is the leave program designed to do?
To allow service members to use their authorized leave to the maximum extent possible.
Under what circumstances does a member not earn leave ?
When they are AWOL or in an unauthorized absence
Food furnished to enlisted personnel at government expense and generally provided by the installation dinning facility
What factors is the determination for ESM entitlement based upon ?
Location and capacity of dinning facilities, location of living quarters duty hours and so forth
To whom does ESM apply?
Applied uniformly for all enlisted members permanently assigned to a single government quarters at the same installation station and base ship
What is OTA?
An AFPC standardized managed computer support system that effectively executes formal training across the AF and works in conjunction with other training administration programs.
WHAT IS OTA USED FOR?
Planning , controlling and funding formal training throughout the AF including the MAJCOM TDY to school program
Wha is a TLN
A number associated with a specific student projected for all or completed training
How many student can hold a particular TLN ?
How many characters does TLN consist of ?
Who is allowed to retrain ?
FTA retraining allows airmen( including staff sergeant on their 1st enlistment ) to retrain in conjunction with a reenlistment into skills where a shortage exists
How long can a package take to get approval ?
If approved 3-4 months
What is the goal of the information security program?
To efficiently and effectively protect AF information by delegating authority to the lowest levels possible encourage/ advocating use of risk management principles
Material other than ordinary paper documents must have what markings?
Must have the same information either marked on it or made immediately available to holders by other means
What markings are classified documents required to have?
The overall classification of the document, the agency, office of origin, and date of the document, the office or source document that classified the information, and the classifying office of reference, if it is an originally classified document.
Who has the authority to grant individuals access to classified information when required for mission-essential needs?
Personnel who have authorized possession, knowledge, or control of classified information Grant individual access to classification information when required for mission essential needs
Name three factors to consider during the risk assessment process for hand carried classified material ?
The environment in which the material will be hand carried, the sensitivity of the information, and the availability of authorized facilities for storing the classified during overnight layovers at the TDY location.
Within how many days must the sender trace una knowledgeable receipts ?
With 30 days for material sent with conus
With 45 days for material sent outside of the conus
Who do you talk to in order to educate yourself on the proper procedures for transporting COMSEC information and material?
Supporting COMSEC manager.
When using laptops to hand carry classified information, what must couriers take into consideration?
Couriers must make sure both laptop and disks are prepared properly.
What is the Privacy Act
The privacy at of 1974 establishes a code of fair information practices that govern the collection, maintained use and dissemination of personally identifiable information PII about individual that is maintained in systems of record by federal agencies
What opportunities are endangered by the misuse of certain information systems using the privacy act ?
The opportunities for an individual to secure employment, insurance, credit, as well as other legal protections.
Who is responsible for reinforcing the importance of safeguarding PII ?
What is customer service
The provision of service to customers before during and after a purchase
What customer service techniques is where first impressions are critical ?
Greeting the customer
What customer service technique focus on identifying customer needs by asking questions and concentrating on what the customer is really saying ?
Being a good listener
What is the first thing you notice when meeting someone?
What is considered a good way to give a positive first impression?
Take the extra time to ensure your military appearance is above reproach.
What is considered the stepping stone to succeed as a personnel journeyman?
To effectively communicate what talent must you develop ?
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