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Special Observances

DEOMI (test 5)

QuestionAnswer
What is the 1st special observance (of 9)recognized by DoD (& what month's it recognized in)? MLK B-DAY - Jan (celebrated on 3rd, but bday on 15)
What is the 2nd special observance (of 9)recognized by DoD (& what month's it recognized in)? Afrcn Amrcn/Black History - Feb (Why Feb? b/c 1st one done then by Dr. Woodson to include Linoln & F. Douglous' bdays)
What is the 3rd special observance (of 9)recognized by DoD (& what month's it recognized in)? Women's History - Mar (b/c CA commission did a week in Mar 1978)
What is the 4th special observance (of 9)recognized by DoD (& what month's it recognized in)? DAYS of Remembrance - Apr/May (Sun-Sun)
What is the 5th special observance (of 9)recognized by DoD (& what month's it recognized in)? Asian American/Pac Islander - May (immigration of 1st Jap 1843 & compl of transcont. RR 1869)
What is the 6th special observance (of 9)recognized by DoD (& what month's it recognized in)? Women's Equality DAY - Aug (psg of 19 Amnd right to vote 1920 (26th), strike 1970 (26)
What is the 7th special observance (of 9)recognized by DoD (& what month's it recognized in)? Hispanic Heritage - Sep(15)/Oct(15) (cltur/Trad from Spain/Mex & Span spkng contries of Cntrl-South Amrcn & Caribbean
What is the 8th special observance (of 9)recognized by DoD (& what month's it recognized in)? Disability Awareness - Oct (started 1945 as "emply the phys. handicapped week" Now about contributions/skills/barriers 2 b rmvd
What is the 9th special observance (of 9)recognized by DoD (& what month's it recognized in)? Indian Heritage - Nov (heritage/history/art/traditions)
Identify how to prepare for a Special Observance event 1. Budget reqt's 2. Materials for Planning 3. Duties/Respnsb. of Personnel/committees 4. Planning/Coordination 5. After Action Report/Publicity Coverage
What does "Budgetary Requirements" entail? Preparing, funds (raisers) reviewed by legal for C/W Dod/Jnt Ethics/Fed/State laws), budget (essential elmnt), Upon approval Phase funds into quarter
What does "Materials for planning" entail? Most important elements; Planning & Coordinating, Use local resources (staff/library/personnel/community)
What does "Duties & Responsblities of personnel/committees" entail? 1-Proj. Ofcr, 2-Sched Com., 3-Plan Com., 4-Finance Com., 5-Publicity Com., 6-Education Com., 7-Luncheon/Banquet Com., 8-Protocol/Guest Speakers
Which special observance is recognized every year during May? Asian American/Pacific Islander
When is African-American/Black History month observed each year? Feb
Why is women's equality day celebreated on Aug 26th? Passage of 19th Ammendment (26 Aug 1920) and strike for equality (Aug 26 1970).
What's the role of the project officer for a special observance? Oversees all planning, coordination & execution
What does the Observance Scheduling Committe do for a special observance? suggest timeline & prepare schedule
What does the finance committee do for a special observance? Determine funding available
What does the publicity committe do for a special observance? plan, develop, implement programs to increase awareness
What does the education committee do for a special observance? Increase awareness of historical & cultural accomplishemnts & achievements
What does the luncheon/banquet subcommitte do for a special observance? coordinate dates and obtain reservations
What does protocol do for a special observance? responsible for guest speakers
What actions should the special observance team conduct after the observance? After action report & copies of publicity coverage
Created by: tmjust4u