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Set 1 Book 3

Strategy is a prudent idea or set of ideas for employing the instruments of national power in a synchronized and integrated fashion to achieve theater, national, and/or multinational objectives.
Doctrine is a set of fundamental principles by which the military forces, or elements thereof, guide their actions in support of national objectives.
National Security strategy is a document approved by the President of the US for developing, applying and coordinating the instruments of national power to achieve objectives that contribute to national security.
Terrorism is the calculated use of unlawful violence to inculcate fear; intended to coerce or to intimidate governments or societies in the pursuit of goals that are generally political, religious or ideological..
Weapons of mass destruction (WMD) are Chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear weapons capable of a high order of destruction or causing mass casualties.
Quadrennial Defense review (QDR) is a report published every four years that lays out how the military will be used for the defense of our country.
Rogue is a dishonest, knavish person; scoundrel.
Net-centric is controlling the power of information connectivity.
Global force management is a model used by the DOD for force management, reporting, and analysis.
War is a violent struggle between rival parties to attain competing political objectives.
Strategic level of war incorporates the concerns of national policy. This level dictates how to best use the available resources to achieve larger objectives.
Operational level of war focuses on the compaigns. This level incorporates the strategy of when, where, and under what conditions we will attack the enemy.
Tactical level of war focuses on the battles and engagements. This level is where the combat capability is put on the line and enemy forces are defeated.
The three levels of air and space doctrine are Basic, Operational and tactical.
This is not a principal of war according to the AFDD 1 strategy.
The air and space power function that allows us to gain knowledge of the enemy's actions and provide this information in real time to the forces on the battlefield intelligence.
Stage force is a base temporarily within the operational area of another command but is not under its operational control.
Dwell rate is time spent between deployments at your home station.
Tempo band is the term used to describe US AF deployment categories.
Battle rhythm is a deliberate daily cycle of command, staff, and unit activities intended to synchronize current and future operations.
Force readiness is the ability of the US military forces to fight and meet the demands of the national military strategy.
Reintegration process is the task of conducting appropriate debriefings and reintegrating recovered isolated personnel back to duty and their families.
Force readiness includes Technical competence and the dimensions of wellness to include physical, emotional, social and spiritual.
Some pre-deployment challenges that one might face are family, health and fitness, completing pre-deployment training, making preparations for house and car, getting financial issues in order, work-related issues and personal problems.
If a subordinate is experiencing a challenge during a deployment, a supervisor should refer then to a base chaplin, make sure they receive medical treatment, counsel the airmen, refer them to mental health, use stress management techniques, encourage physical exercise, est. POC at home base and help with good communication
An airmen returning home from a deployment may experience short and long term health concerns, conflicts with family members, arguments with spouse, difficulties adjusting to hoe life, problems sleeping, survivors guilt, anti-social behaviors, relationship issues, etc.
Terrorism is the unlawful use of violence or threat of violence to instill fear; intended to coerce or to intimidate governments or societies in the pursuit of goals that are generally political, religious or ideological.
Regional threat is a large geographic territory regarded as a danger.
Homeland security is a concerted national effort to prevent terrorist attacks within the US; reduce America's vulnerability to terrorism, major disasters, and other emergencies; and minimize the damage and recover from attacks
A sortie is in air operations, an operational flight by one aircraft.
Posse Comitatus prohibits search, seizure or arrest powers to US military personnel.
Martial law is the law administered by military forces that is invoked by a government in an emergency when the civilian law enforcement agencies are unable to maintain public order and safety.
Force protection is an integrated application of offensive and defensive actions that deter, detect, preempt, mitigate, and negate threats against AF air and space operations and assets based on an acceptable level of risk.
Countermeasures are forms of military science that, by the employment of devices and/or techniques, have as their objective the impairment of the operational effectiveness of enemy activity.
Threat is a continual process of compiling and examining all available information concerning potential terrorist activities by terrorist groups which could target a facility.
Vulnerability is the susceptibility of a nation or military force to any action by any means through which its war potential or combat effectiveness may be reduced or its will to fight diminished.
anti-terrorism is combating or defending against measures to deter and respond to terrorism
counter-terrorism is offensive measures to deter and respond to terrorism.
Non-proliferation treaty (NPT or NNPT) is a treaty to limit the spread or proliferation of nuclear weapons.
Terrorists' organizations operate together in a loose network, plan their attacks together, share resources, train together in armed training camps using live munitions and networks allow them to gain strength from each other.
Any one of the following incidents could cause a nation to become a regional threat a disagreement over borders, control of natural resources, difference of political objectives, threat of CBRNE weapon use and illegal drug distribution.
The levels of the structure of terror include underlying conditions, international environment, states, organization and leadership.
According to the eagle eye program, the first line of defense when countering terrorism is all airmen, military, civilian and family members.
The three objectives of the National strategy for homeland security is prevent terrorist attacks, reduce America's vulnerability to terrorism, minimize the damage and recover from attacks that do occur.
Alliances are the relationships that result from a formal agreement between two or more nations for broad, long-term objectives that further the common interests of the members.
Coalitions are ad hoc arrangements between two or more nations for common actions.
Joint force is a general term applied to a force composed of significant elements, assigned or attached, of two or more military departments operating under a single joint force commander.
Synergy is the working together of two or more people, organizations, or things, especially when the result if greater than the sum of their individual effects or capabilities.
Asymmetric is not balanced or lacking harmony.
Multinational forces are composed of military elements from nations who have formed an alliance or coalition for some specific reason.
Goldwater-Nicholas act of 1986 reorganized the DOD and strengthened civilian authority, improved the military advice provided to civilian leaders, clear responsibility was placed on CC to accomplish their assigned missions and it matched the authority of CC with responsibility
Total force is when each component of the military has to maximize its capabilities.
Peacetime is a period of time in which a country is not involved in a war.
Hostile is an identity applied to a track declared to belong to any opposing nation, party, group, or entity, which by virtue of its behavior or information collected on it sucj as characteristics. origin, or nationality contributes to the threat to friendly forces.
Detentions is the state of being kept against your will, suck as prison, and not being allowed to leave.
Retained personnel are enemy medical personnel and medical staff admin who are engaged in either the search for, collection, transport or treatment of the wounded or sick or the prevention of disease.
Exploitation is taking full advantage of any information that has come to hand for tactical, operational or strategic purposes.
Law of armed conflict is that part of international law that regulates the conduct of armed hostilities.
Military necessity is permits the application of only that degree of regulated force with least expenditure of life, time and physical resources.
Proportionality is requires planners to consider the extent of possible civilian destruction and probable casualties as the result of the attack.
humanity is prohibits the employment of any kind or degree of force that is not necessary for the purposes of war.
distinction is imposes requirements to distinguish between military objectives and civilian objects suck as churches, schools and hospitals.
Geneva law is concerned with protecting persons involved in conflicts
Hague law is concerned mainly with the means and methods of warfare
Chivalry is addresses the waging of war in accordance with well-recognized formalities and courtesies.
Accountability is the obligation imposed by law or lawful order or regulation on an officer or other person for keeping accurate records of property, documents, or funds.
Reliability is the ability to be trusted, to be accurate, or to provide a correct result.
Deterrence is vital to our nation's and our allies' security.
Surety is material , personnel and procedures that contribute to the security, safety and reliability of nuclear weapons and to the assurance that there will no nuclear weapon accidents, incidents, unauth detonations or degradation in performance at the target.
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