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Block l, Unit 2

Force Support Structure

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What does "HAF/A1D" define?(2-2) (*1)It defines institutional competencies and leadership attributes Airmen must possess in order to become effective members of the AF's total force (2)Develop education, training and assignment guidelines with objective & measurable outcomes.
Be familiar with "TFI organizational constructs". (2-13) (1)*Classic Associate (2)*Active Associate (3)*Community Basing (4)*Air Reserve Components (ARC) (5)Integrated Associate
In the Force Support Squadron, what is the Deputy Commander specifically responsible for? (2-18) [primary has asterisk] (1)*Initiatives/issues associated with APF & NAF facilities construction (2)Initiatives/issues related to squadron personnel (3)Providing oversight to Marketing program (4)Construction program management
In the Force Support Squadron, what is the Operations Officer (OpsO) in charge of? What does he oversee?(2-18) (1)*Oversees the Unit Training as well as the Readiness and Plans offices. (2)Third in charge (3)Focused on day-to-day squadron operations
Explain Tier 1 support. (2-10) (1)24/7 customer support to total force customers. (2)Call an 800 number and speak to a representative.
How many MAJCOMS are there? *Ten
Describe the elements of "Military Personnel Section" (MPS), specifically "customer support". (2-19) (1)Customer Support->Manages programs where the AF member is the customer (Accessions, DEERS, ID Cards, SGLI, Dress & Appearance, Records).
Explain the benefit and purpose of "Morale, Welfare and Recreation" (MWR). (2-6) (1)Essential to readiness. (2)Serve to relieve stress and raise morale (3)Can enhance force protection when a joint force is operating in a hostile environment by providing activities for personnel in a secure area.
What is the Personnel Division (DP) at AFPC responsible for? (2-7) Implements procedures for personnel policies and programs received from or through A1. BLUF: A1 develops personnel policies & programs; DP implements procedures for them.
Explain "classic associate". (2-13) (1)Integration model in which a RegAF component unit retains principal resp. for a weapon system(s), shares with one or more reserve component units. (2)ANG units may also be tasked by the gov. of their state/territory. BLUF: AD owns AFRC or ANG fly
Explain "active associate". (2-13) Integration model in which a reserve components (ANG or AFRC) unit retains principal responsibility for a weapon system(s). BLUF: Reserve owns AD fly
Explain Tier 0 support. (2-10) (1)Is for customers to find personnel-related information and accomplish some personnel actions on a self-help basis. (2)Web-based self-service applications:myPers, virtual MPF, virtual Personnel Center-Guard Reserve & Base Level Service Delivery Module
What is the "Resource Management Section"(FSR) responsible for? (2-18) (1)Responsible for financial Management for the entire FSS. (2) Five areas of FSR: -Financial Management -Private Organizations -Logistics Management -Property Management -Information Tech. (IT) Systems Support
Under FSR, explain "logistics management". (2-19) (1)Responsible for maintaining vehicles to office supplies (2)Provides oversight of all FSS supply purchases
Under FSR, explain "financial management". (2-18) (1)Responsible for preparing monthly financial reports (2)Establish & ensure managers implement internal control procedures in all facilities (3)NAF funds are protected (4)Ensuring all funds are handled & accounted for properly across the squadron
What is "Service Center Operations" (DPTO)?(2-10) (1)They are the primary service interface for AFPC/DP (2)Provides 24/7 customer support to Airmen, civilians & dependents (3)Has two tiers: tier 0 & tier 1
Explain "community basing". (2-13) (1)Variation on the "active associate" model in which RegAF forces are garrisoned at a Guard or Reserve unit location. (2)Support functions traditionally provided on a RegAF installation are secured through the local civilian community.
What is the purpose of the "Military Personnel Section"(office symbol FSMP)? What is the mission? How many elements? (2-19) (1)MPS is the strategic manager of military personnel programs. -Mission is to provide quality personnel support, through the administration of personnel programs, both peacetime and wartime, TO COMMANDERS, AF members & their families. (2)Four elements
What are the ACTIONS that ARPC provides? (2-8) (1)Officer & enlisted Airman career mgmt (2)Master & field personnel records maint. (3)Appointment (4)Classification (5)Point credit accounting (6)Promotion (7)Career development (8)Discharge (9)Retirement
What is A1K comprised of? (2-16) 6 branches that provide oversight & guidance for personnel policy & programs. (1)*Officer & Civilian Dev. (A1K0) (2)*Enlisted Dev. (A1KA) (3)*Education Operations (A1KE) (4)*Promotions (A1KP) (5)*Personnel Programs (A1KK) (6)Equal Opportunity (A1KQ)
Define "operational direction". (2-14) Authority of functional supervisors from any component to designate obj's, assign tasks & provide the direction needed (to ppl under their supervision)to accomplish the mission/operation & ensure unity of effort(most often between Title 10/Title 32 CC's).
What are the differences between a "Host unit" and "associative unit"? (2-12) Both have primary responsibility for its units members but... Host->Retains principal responsibility for the weapon system(s) & equipped w/ the physical resources needed to support mission. Associate->Shares the weapon system(s) assigned to the host.
How is "Total Force Integration" (TFI) going to work better & faster? (2-11) By realigning the RegAF,AFRC &/or ANG resources & missions w/ a focus on combat efficiencies & the "greater good," these new organizational constructs & missions w/ a focus on capability will allow AF organ's to continue to meet there resp. & commitments.
Who is the final authority for all integration initiatives? (2-12) Chief of Staff of the Air Force (CSAF)
What is the purpose of "Synchorization of Personnel Support"? (2-5) Coordinates with othe staff directorates and supported and supporting organizations during every phase of the operation.
Under FSR, explain "private organizations". (2-18) Ensures private organizations operate on an AF installation within established policies and guidelines.
What is "HAF/A1X" responsible for? (2-3) Ensuring HAF/A1's strategic goals are effectively aligned with high level guidance.
How many MRSs are their in the Air Force? (2-6) *Five
Describe "Airman & Family Services Flight" (FSF). (2-21) Focal point for family preparedness & morale (respond to the needs of military members). (1)Airman & Family Readiness-support programs (2)Child Development (3)Family Child Care (4)Youth Programs-designed to keep children physically & mentally involved
Describe the elements of "Military Personnel Section" (MPS), specifically "career development". (2-19) Focus on the member's career development (Assignments, Retirements, Separation, Reliability Program, Promotions).
Explain "air reserve components" (ARC). (2-13) Integration model where the ARC Component integrates two or more ARC units (share mission/command)
Describe the elements of "Military Personnel Section" (MPS), specifically "force management". (2-19) Interface between the organizations & leaders & the personnel community (evaluations, awards, PCA-Permanent Change Assignment, Leave Process).
Describe the elements of "Military Personnel Section" (MPS), specifically "Human Resources Systems Management". (2-20) Manages the base-level personnel data systems, manages associated retrieval products, manages FSS portion of the Case Management System (CMS). -Update information is all systems. -Raw data & tables
Explain the differences between "operational control"(OPCON) & "administrative control" (ADCON). (2-13) OPCON-->Transferable to commanders at or below. Gives commander direction over all aspects of military operations. ADCON-->Exercising authority regarding administrative matters over subordinates or other organizations (still check in with chain)
Under FSR, explain "property management". (2-19) Overseeing the maintenance and safety of the building
Explain the "Promotions Branch" (A1KP). (2-16) Oversees various actions concerning officer & enlisted promotions to include Management Level Reviews (MLRs), Performance Recommendation Forms (PRF's), posthumous promotions and Stripes for Exceptional Performers (STEP).
Explain the "Personnel Programs Branch" (A1KK). (2-16) Oversees various personnel programs to include civilian pay pool and compensation management, MAJCOM uniform issues and special trophies and awards.
Explain the "Education Operations Branch" (A1KE). (2-16) Provides MAJCOM oversight for voluntary educational programs and advisory services for libraries.
Explain the "Enlisted Dev. Branch" (A1KA). (2-16) Provides advisory services concerning enlisted development actions to include On-the-Job training analysis, enlisted PME, assignments, command unique development
Explain the "Officer & Civilian Dev. Branch" (A1K0). (2-16) Provides advisory services concerning officer & civilian development actions. Ex-->PME, civilian developmental education, assignments, command unique development
Describe "Force Development Flight" (FSD). (2-21/22) Provides all elements of voluntary edu., training & professional dev.. (1)Edu. & Training (2)Library (home station, contingency support,reference res.) (3)Professional Dev.(First Term Airman Center) (4)Airman Leadership School (preps SrA for NCO resp.)
Explain the "Manpower and Organization Division" (A1M). What does it provide? (2-16) Provides oversight & guidance for manpower req. programs (2 branches). (1)Requirements(A1MR):Provides oversight for mission & support manpower req. (2)Programs(A1MP): Oversight for programs including organ. structural changes, AF climate surveys, etc.
What does the "Personnel Reradiness Division" provide? (2-4) Provides plans, policy and guidance on joint personnel issues, to include oversight of joint personnel operations.
Describe "Community Services Flight" (FSC). (2-22) Provides recreational/business operations; food, beverage & entertainment programs. Ex->Golf course, arts & crafts center, outdoor recreation, bowling centers, Aero clubs, auto hobby shop, ticket & travel, marinas, rod/gun clubs
What does "Manpower and Personnel Flight"(FSM) provide? (2-19) Provides the installation w/ Manpower & Organization services (performance analysis, AF climate surveys) & personnel support (employee/labor relations)for both military, civilians and NAF employees (personnel actions, EO issues).
Under FSR, explain "Information Technology (IT) Systems Support". (2-19) Reliable, up-to-date computer systems are critical to ensuring the FSS has the communications it needs, when needed.
What are the functional areas? (2-22) Serve at the wing level as Equal Opportunity(EO), protocol or Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) officers.
What is the purpose of Senior Leader Management Offices(HAF/A1L)? (2-4) Serves as the focal points for all matters affecting general officers(GO), members of the senior executive service and Civilian Strategic Leader Program, colonels and chief master sergeants. (Informing higher levels)
What is "Total Force Service Centers" (TFSC)? Service centers all military can use (phone or web)
Describe a Field Operating Agency (FOA)? Specializes in implementing guidance & AF wide.
What is "HAF/A1P" responsible for? (2-2) The directorate is responsible for developing objectives, performing analysis and developing force management policies to effectively SHAPE and BALANCE AF's total force.
What is the mission of "Air Reserve Personnel Center (ARPC)? (2-8) To deliver total force human resources capabilities in support of Airmen by providing innovative personnel management and services.
What is the ultimate goal of the Manpower Requirements Squadron" (MRS)? (2-6) To help senior leaders meet mission needs by correctly sizing total force manpower, minimizing adverse impact to Airmen and minimizing use of resources.
What is the objective of the "Total Force Integration" (TFI) program? (2-11) To meet Air Force operational mission requirements by aligning equipment, missions, infrastructure and manpower resources within the Air Force to enable a more effective and efficient use of these assets.
Created by: POCRaptors