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EPME Set 1
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Where should Coast Guard voluntary education services inquiries related to tuition assistance be sent to?
Registrar services provided by ETQC include which of the following?
Which directive provides specific guidance on the Coast Guard voluntary credentialing program?
Coast Guard Voluntary Credentialing Program (COMDTINST 1540.10)
Where are tuition assistance waivers submitted to?
Where can a link to the ASVAB AFCT Waiver Request Guide be found?
ETQC Voluntary Education Services website
The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act is also known as the _____.
Forever GI Bill
Under the Post-9/11 GI Bill, a Veteran enrolled at more than one-half time can qualify for a monthly housing allowance based on DoD's Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) rate for an _____ with dependents.
The Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty provides up to _____ months of education benefits.
The GI Bill Comparison Tool offers information based on which of the following GI Bill benefits?
Veterans in their second 6 months of OJT & Apprenticeship Training programs may use their GI Bill benefits to receive _____ of the applicable Monthly Housing Stipend.
To provide developmental incentives for personnel with high ability, dedication and the capacity for professional growth to remain in the Coast Guard is one purpose of which program?
Advanced Education Program
Who acts as subject matter expert to assist Coast Guard members with voluntary education programs?
Which of the following is one of the four firearm safety rules?
Treat all firearms as if they are loaded.
Always maintain proper muzzle control.
Keep finger off the trigger until ready to shoot.
Know your target and what is beyond it.
Which of the following is a requirement to advance to E-3?
6 months as E-2 or completion of Class "A" course
Which of the following is a requirement to advance to E-4?
6 months as E-3
The _____ and ASVAB tests are different version of the same battery of tests.
Class "A" Course graduates who had their advancement to E-4 withheld upon graduation due to receiving an "UNSAT" conduct while attending a Class "A" Course, are required to complete how many months of good conduct prior to being advanced?
Which of the following ratings have no direct path of advancement from E-3 to E-4?
Where is the list of ratings open to striking found?
Where are "A" school rating requirements listed?
Coast Guard PSC website
Which stress management term is defined as "Bad" stress?
"Good" stress is related to which stress management term?
Which term is defined as "the non-specific response of the body to any demands placed upon it or what you feel after you encounter a stressor"?
What are stressors?
Transfers, deadlines, etc.
What term is defined as a stress management tool used to measure a person's personal stress load?
The services provided by the _____ are available for professional assistance with Stress Management.
Employee Assistance Program Coordinator
Identify a signal of distress which is an expected stress reaction.
Spiritual Distress Responses
The NIH offers which as an example of a way to manage stress?
Talk to your health care provider.
Get regular exercise.
Try a relaxing activity.
Set goals and priorities.
Consider a clinical trial.
Which of the following is an intention of the Substance Abuse Prevention Program?
Encourage, teach, and support low-risk guidelines.
Provide periodic prevention training.
Outline zero tolerance for misuse and abuse.
Support mission readiness.
Align with other policy.
Which of the following is an example where zero drinks is the preferred option?
When one is driving, using machinery, cleaning a weapon, pregnant, or on certain medications.
Key behaviors for low-risk alcohol use include what model?
0, 1, 2, 3 model
Where can you find additional clarifications on low risk drinking guidelines?
NIAAA Rethinking Drinking website
What is Prime for Life training used for?
Evidence-based alcohol and drug program for members who show signs of misusing alcohol.
How many grams of pure alcohol is in a "standard" drink?
14 grams of pure alcohol
How many fluid ounces of table wine are in a standard drink?
How many fluid ounces of beer are in a standard drink?
What is considered binge drinking for men?
5 or more drinks in about 2 hours
What is considered binge drinking for women?
4 or more drinks in about 2 hours
Binge drinking is a pattern of drinking that brings BAC to what percent or higher?
What BAC would be associated with the stage of intoxication indicated by a person being slightly impaired?
What BAC would be associated with the stage of intoxication indicated by a person being "sloppy" drunk?
What BAC would be associated with the stage of intoxication indicated by stupor or blackout?
What BAC would be associated with the stage of intoxication indicated by coma and risk of death?
What is a standard drink for 80 proof hard liquor?
Which of the following is a reason women face higher risks of drinking alcohol?
Alcohol resides predominantly in body water and women have less water in their bodies than men.
The potential gains of conducting the activity or mission must justify, or warrant, the _____.
expected risk exposure
What provides a framework to identify and assess hazards, evaluate the risk level, and weigh the risk against the potential benefits?
Risk Management process
What initial deliberate analysis is updated prior to any mission activity throughout the day to satisfy the time-critical risk management requirement, and expedite response actions?
When is RM most effective?
When hazards are identified early and there is ample time to evaluate and implement mitigations and controls to reduce risk exposure.
Since all Coast Guard missions and operating environments are fluid and dynamic, the Risk Management process is ________.
continuous and adaptive
In 2005, the United States Coast Guard responded to thousands of oil and HAZMAT spills, totaling over 9 million gallons, following _____________.
Nearly half of the United States Coast Guard's Selected Reserves were used to carry out homeland security and national defense missions at home and abroad beginning in 2003, as part of what Operations?
Who was the first African-American to command a U.S. Life-Saving Station.
Captain Richard Etheridge was appointed as Keeper to which Life-Saving Station?
The Pea Island Life-Saving Station is located near _____.
For their actions in saving the entire crew of E.S. Newman, the all-African American crew of the Pea Island Life-Saving Station, were awarded _____.
Gold Life-Saving Medal
Which Coast Guard officer took part of the planning effort for the liberation of Cherbourg, France, a key supply depot, as part of Operation Overlord (D-Day) preparations?
Captain Quentin Walsh
Who was awarded the Navy Cross during World War II while serving as a Commanding Officer of a specially trained U.S. Naval Reconnaissance Party?
Captain Quentin Walsh
What was awarded to LCDR Walsh for engaging in active street fighting with the enemy during World War II.
Which Coast Guard officer liberated 53 paratroopers who had been prisoners since D-Day.
Captain Quentin Walsh
Who was the Coast Guard's first female helicopter pilot?
LT Colleen Cain
What year did LT Collen A. Cain become the Coast Guard's third female aviator?
Lieutenant Colleen A. Cain was awarded the ____________for saving a three-year-old boy involved in a boating accident.
CG Achievement Medal
Lieutenant Colleen A. Cain, Lieutenant Commander Buzz Johnson, and Aviation Survivalman made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their nation and fellow countrymen when their helicopter crashed, in route to a sinking vessel, in the State of _____________.
DC3 Nathan B. Bruckenthal was posthumously awarded which award for his actions on 24 April 2004?
Who served as Boarding Officer on the USS FIREBOLT (PC 10) in Iraq when he was mortally wounded?
DC3 Nathan Bruckenthal
DC3 Bruckenthal detected a small, unidentified _____________ proceeding toward the Al Basra Oil Terminal in Iraqi territorial waters and moved his team into position to screen the oil terminal.
How many times has the National Ensign been changed since 1776?
The _____________ consists of a wide red bar forward of a narrow blue bar both canted at 64 degrees on the bow with CG emblem superimposed.
Performance Standards are the written criteria that outlines the expected performance to receive a mark of _____.
2, 4, or 6
What are the areas impacted by awarding an "Unsatisfactory Conduct Mark", as listed in CIM 1000.2(series)?
Good Conduct Award eligibility
Appeals to the approving official's decision on the advancement recommendation _____.
cannot be appealed
What are the possible choices for advancement recommendations?
What must occur when a member does not receive an advancement recommendation?
Approving official must counsel member on why the mark was assigned and step necessary to earn an advancement recommendation.
The appeals process is designed to review marks the evaluee believes were based on which of the following?
Disproportionately low marks
What must be contained in an appeal letter for an EER?
Specific competencies in dispute
Copy of signed evaluation report counseling sheet
What responsibility does the member have in the EER appeal process?
Appeal after deadline
As a result of an appeal, what actions may an approving official take?
Raise or leave mark unchanged
What actions may the appeal authority take?
Timeline - review appeal within 15 calendar days
Change Mark - raise or leave mark unchanged
Distribute appeal package to to EPM-3
What is the deadline for active duty members to submit an appeal for their marks?
15 calendar days
What is the deadline for reservists to submit an appeal for their marks?
45 calendar days
What are forms CG-3788A-G used for?
Enlisted Evaluation Report Form specific to each paygrade which may be used by units with limited or no access to Direct Access.
The Discipline and Conduct manual stipulates that coercing or encouraging another member to fully or partially disrobe is an example of _____________.
Which directive requires a commanding officer to "prohibit unit introductory initiations or hazing of personnel"?
U.S. Coast Guard Regulations (CIM 5000.3)
Subjecting an individual military member to harassment or ridicule for the purposes of "inclusion" is defined as _____.
If a person knowingly and voluntarily submits to hazing, _____.
may be held accountable as well.
Officer instructors at officer entry level accession programs engaging in a romantic relationship with an individual who has graduated from, or who last attended, an entry level accession program within the preceding _____.
Enlisted instructors at enlisted entry level accession programs engaging in a romantic relationship with an individual who has graduated from, or who last attended, an entry level accession program within the preceding _____.
Engaging in sexually intimate behavior in which of the following situations would be prohibited.
Aboard any Coast Guard vessel, or in any Coast Guard-controlled work place.
A romantic relationship involving a former recruiter and a prospective member are prohibited until what point?
365 days have elapsed since their last contact
Violating policy on limited personal use of government office equipment and services is punishable under which article of the UCMJ?
What is the dollar value limit placed on gifts given to an official superior on an occasional basis?
$10 or less per occasion
Where are deadlines for PDE verifications and corrections provided?
Service Wide Examination Guide
On your PDE, TIR (Time in Rate) and TIS (Time in Service) are computed up to what point?
Terminal Eligibility Date (TED)
On your PDE, award points are earned up to what point?
Service Wide Eligibility Date (SED)
You will be credited Sea Time points on your PDE at what rate?
2 points per year (or 0.166 points per month)
On your PDE you will receive credit for all sea/surf/award points for your first advancement on or after what date?
1 JAN 2010
What should you do if you find errors on your PDE?
Report to admin support staff
What should you do after ranking positions in order of preference on your eResume?
Click "Return to previous page"
Enter member comments
Once you have chosen all desired Job Basket boxes for an eResume, what should be your next step?
Click "Save to Job Basket"
When wearing the Tropical Blue short sleeve (TBSS) uniform, what head gear should be wore?
Combination cap or garrison cap
Women wearing the Tropical Blue Short sleeve (TBSS) uniform may wear what footwear?
Oxfords, pumps, or flats
While wearing the Service Dress Blue Bravo (SDB) uniform, the over-blouse bottom shall _____.
not be visible
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