Arnold Air Society Final Quiz
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Arnold Air Society is a _________, ________, ______ organization advocating the support of ______ _______.
professional, honorary, service, aerospace power
Which University were the founding cadets of Arnold Air Society from?
University of Cincinnati
When did the Arnold Air Society first come to idea
Arnold Air Society was named in honor of...
General Harold H. Arnold
When did the United States Air Force officially recognize Arnold Air Society?
What characteristics formed the foundation of Arnold Air Society
High morals, physical fitness, postive mental attitude
When and where was the first NATCON (National Conclave) held
1950 University of Cincinnati
Who was named the Honorary Sponsor at the first National Conclave?
Mrs. Elenor Arnold
Who was named the Honorary Commander at the first National Conclave?
General James Doolittle
Who and when was Ohio University's squadron named after?
John Pershing Robbins, 1950
When and where was John Pershing Robbins born?
27 June 1918 in Hamden Ohio
Where did John Pershing Robbins graduate High School and where did he go afterwards?
Jackson High School and then the Army Air Corps
When, where and how did John Pershing Robbins die?
9 December 1941, off the coast of Georgia, in a flight training accident
What is General Harold H. Arnold quote?
"It's got to be done and done quickly, so let's get it done.
Who taught General Harold H. Arnold to fly in the fliers?
In June 1912 General Harold H. Arnold established what record?
A new altitude record in a Brugress-Wright airplane
General Harold H. Arnold was the first person to receive which award and for what purpose?
The Mackay trophy for flight demonstations
Who was the first 5 star General in the United States Air Force?
General Harold H. Arnold
General Robert E. Lee Quote
"Duty then is the sublimest word in the English language. You should do your duty in all things. You can never do more. You should never wish to do less."
When and where was Gen. Harold H. Arnold born
25 June 1886 Gladwyne Pennsylvania
When and where did Gen. Harold H. Arnold graduate from?
United States Military Academy, 14 June 1907
What two Distinguished Medals did General Harold H Arnold receive and when?
Distinguished Flying Cross November 1936
Distinguished Service Medal October 1942
What was Arnold Air Society's original name
Arnold Society of Air Cadets
When and what did Gen. Harold H. Arnold die from?
15 January 1950 of a cardiac condition.
Arnold Air Society Motto
"The warrior who cultivates his mind polishes his arms." - Duc de Boufflers
Objective 1 of AAS
To create a more efficient relationship among Air Force officer candidates, in particular within the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps.
Objective 2 of AAS
To aid in the development of effective Air Force officers.
Objective 3 of AAS
To further the purpose, traditions, and concepts of the United States Air Force.
What are the colors of Arnold Air Society
Gold white blue red
What does the white represent in AAS?
represents the purity of our intent.
What does the red symbolize in AAS?
symbolizes the shed blood of Americans fighting for freedom
What does is blue in AAS?
is the color of the sky in which we fly
What does gold represent in AAS?
represents the wings with which we fly, and warrior courage
Describe the symbol of Arnold Air Society.
A pair of gold wings and a white star. The white star has a red ball in the center. Below the wings and star is a blue ribbon with the enscriptio "Arnold Air Society"
Describe the the order of the colors on the membership ribbon of AAS.
Gold, white, blue, red, blue, white, gold
What are the colors of the fourragere and what shoulder is it worn on?
The fourragere is a blue and gold braided cord worn around the left shoulder of the service coat and blues shirt
What is the Arnold Air Society rank pin look like
An Arnold Air Society symbol with a rank insignia between the wings of the symbol
What is the official flower of Arnold Air Society?
Crimson Glory Rose
Why is Arnold Air Society considered a "professional" organization?
because of the established intent of its members to become officers in the United States Air Force.
Why is Arnold Air Society considered a "honorary" organization?
because of the high standards required of all cadets earning membership.
Why is Arnold Air Society considered a "service" based organization?
because of the contributions and assistance provided to the community, the campus, and officer commissioning programs.
Active AAS members are...
Any cadet enrolled in AFROTC or the Air Force Academy who has completed a candidate program, paid all dues, and remains in good standing with the squadron
Inactive AAS members are...
Any member who cannot meet the requirements of active membership, but who remains on good standing and continues to pay AAS national dues. This is subject to squadron bylaws.
Associate AAS members are...
Members of Silver Wings, an association affiliated with AAS.
Honorary AAS members are...
An award for a person who is not eligible for membership, but has contributed greatly to the Arnold Air Society
General Joseph L. Collins quote
"The American people rightly look to their military leaders to be not only skilled in the technical aspects of the profession of arms, but to be men of integrity."
Article 1 of the Code of Conduct
I am an American, fighting in the forces which guard my country and our way of life. I am prepared to give my life in their defense.
Article 2 of the Code of Conduct
I will never surrender of my own free will. If in command, I will never surrender the members of my command while they still have the means to resist.
Article 3 of the Code of Conduct
If I am captured, I will continue to resist by all means available. I will make every effort to escape and aid others to escape. I will accept neither parole nor special favors from the enemy.
Article 4 of the Code of Conduct
If I become a prisoner of war, I will keep faith with my fellow prisoners. I will give no information nor take part in any action which might be harmful to my comrades. If I am senior, I will take command. If not, I will obey the lawful orders of those appointed over me and back them up in every way.
Article 5 of the Code of Conduct
When questioned, should I become a prisoner of war, I am required to give name, rank, service number, and date of birth. I will evade answering further questions to the utmost of my ability. I will make no oral or written statements disloyal to my country and its allies or harmful to their cause.
Article 6 of the Code of Conduct
I will never forget that I am an American, fighting for freedom, responsible for my actions, and dedicated to the principles which made my country free. I will trust in my God and in the United States of America.
True/False AAS members retain the highest rank they have attained, regardless of the position the hold.
An active member who has never held a staff position hold the rank of _______ within the squadron
What is the CC and briefly explain their their duties
The CC is the commander and is responsible for everything that goes on at the command level
What is the CD/CV and briefly explain their duties
The Deputy Commander/Vice Commander is responsible for the oversight of the lower staff positions activities
What is the DO and breifly explain their duties
The Operations Officer is responsible for the completion of projects at the command level
What is the IM and briefly explain their duties
The Information Management Officer keeps track of information and forms and takes attendance at meetings
What is the FM and briefly explain their duties
The Financial Management Officer is responsible for the budget and collecting dues
What is the PA and briefly explain their duties
The Public Affairs Officer keeps members and the community informed about events
What is the CTO and briefly explain their duties
The Candidate Training Officer is in charge of training candidates for membership
What is the DS and briefly explain their duties
The Support Officer is responsible for helping other members with day to day stuff
Commander Ranking by each level
National: Brig General
Vice Commander/Deputy Commander ranking by each level
Area: Lt. Colonel
Every other position ranking by each level
National: Lt. Colonel
Squadron: 1st Lieutenant
who is the National Administrative Headquarters run by?
The Executive Director
Name two responsibilities of the National Headquarters?
1. activating disciplinary power provided for in AASMAN-1 for the purpose of enforcing Executive Board decisions
2. the national awards process
Arnold Air Society is divided into how many areas?
T/F The national headquarters remains in one location?
What is the primary units of the society?
What are ARCON
Where does Executive Board meet during the year?
Washington DC and NATCON
What does the National Archives HQ do?
stores, organizes and assembles the records of the society.
What is Area HQ responsible for
is responsible for the inspection of squadrons at least once per academic year
How many AAS areas are there?
The Arnold Air Society is divided into 11 areas.
General Nathan Twining Quote
"If our air forces are never used, they have achieved their finest goal."
General Dwight D. Eisenhower Quote
"If I didn't have air supremacy, I wouldn't be here."
T/F The National Commanders staff does not vote on the Executive Board
The Excutive Board is the legislative body at the...
NATCON serves to...
determining the policies of both Arnold Air Society and Silver Wing
Joint National Project
a year long service project performed by Silver Wings and Arnold Air Society that benefits the national community
When is NATCON held?
Annually on Easter weekend
How are squadrons inspected at ARCON
in the form of roundtable discussions
How many times is the society amended and when?
Twice. Once at NATCON in the Spring and at the Executive Boards in the fall
What are the three governing manuals of AAS
AASMAN-1, JPM-1, AAS constitution
What is Silver Wings
A national honorary organization of dedicated college students who wish to make a difference for the better through service and assistance to their communities
When was the Air Force Association founded
February 4, 1946
What is the AFA dedicated to?
National security and world peace
The Air Force Association sponsors programs like...
Space Education Foundation
The Air Force Association is a ____, ____, ____, ____ organization that is generally thought of as a ____ organization of AAS.
national, independent, non-profit, air power advocacy, parent
Air Force Association's headquarters located at
The AFA advises 3 entities and they are....
Congress, President, and Pentagon
As a AFA member you will receive a....
subscription to Air Force Magazine
Silver Wings is a...
a national honorary organization of dedicated college students who wish to make a difference for the better through service and assistance to their communities.
Silver Wings is the ____ of Air Force Association
Where and when was the first Angel Flight founded?
University of Omaha, 1952
When and where were Silver Wing Flights brought together to as a national organization
April 1957, 8th NATCON
What are the other organizations that AAS-SW units may form with?
Civil Air Patrol, Explorers, AFJROTC, POW/MIA Awareness
General Curtis E. Lemay Quote
"I don't mind being called tough, because in this racket, it's tough guys who lead the survivors."
General Ulysses S. Grant Quote
"In every battle, there comes a time when both sides consider themselves beaten; then he who continues the attack wins."
The society's business sessions are run by...
Robert's Rules of Order
Where are Robert's Rules of Order practiced?
NATCON, Executive Board, and ARCON
How many times a year is the society amended?
Twice. At NATCON and Executive Boards
What is one example of a small amendment made at the Excutive Boards?
New Honorary National Commander
What are the 3 governing manuals of AAS?
AASMAN-1, JPM-1, AAS Constitution
Name three things the JPM-1 offers information about
dining in/out, social events, flag protocol
When is membership renewal?
Beginning of Fall term
Who are National Adminstrative Consultants?
former members of AAS or SW who were asked to continue their service to the society based on their outstanding performance as members.
When are NACs most visible and available to cadets
They are most visible and available to cadets at national functions such as Executive Boards in the fall and NATCON in the spring.
General Charles A Gabriel Quote
"Integrity is the fundamental premise for military service in a free society. Without integrity, the moral pillars of our military strength, public trust, and self-respect are lost."