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3S071 Vol 3

Self-Test Questions Unit 1

What does voting allow us to do? Exercise our rights and gives us the opportunity to express opinions on issues that affect all military, veterans, and civilians.
Define home of record The address of a military member at the time of joining a particular service
How is legal residence defined in most states? Legal voting residence is defined as where the member has, or has had, physical presence at the location and where there is the intent to remain or return.
Describe federal elections and offices. There are 542 Federal offices: President, Vice President, 100 US Senators, 435 US Representatives, 4 delegates to the House of Representatives from US territories and the District of Columbia & 1 Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico.
What information do personnel working in the VIC provide? The DOD VIC provides information on elections and recorded messages from candidates, governors, US Senators, and US Representatives.
List the two additional responsibilities of the Air Force Inspector General. (1) Focusing on various areas of the program. (2) Provides a report of assessment required to the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, by January 31 of each year.
When the installation commander appoints the IVAO, what must he/she ensure? Must ensure that the IVAO is a civilian GS-12 or higher and if a military member is assigned as the IVAO, that officer should hold the rank of O-4 or higher.
When the unit commander appoints a UVAC, what is the required grade per unit personnel? Unit commanders will appoint in writing one Unit Voting Assistance Counselors (UVAC), at the O- 2/E-7 level or above, per every 100 unit members.
With regard to legalities, what does adoption provide to the adoptive parents? The child? All the rights and responsibilities of a legal parent, and gives the child being adopted all the social, emotional, and legal rights and responsibilities of a family member.
What is the policy pertaining to expenses for a service member who adopts a child under 18 years of age? The service member who adopts a child under 18 years of age may be reimbursed reasonable and necessary adoption expenses, up to $2,000 per adoptive child, but no more than $5,000 per calendar year.
What are reasonable and necessary expenses? Public and private agency fees, placement fees, legal fees
What must a service member do to request reimbursement for expenses related to adoption? Submit a request for reimbursement using DD Form 2675, Reimbursement Request for Adoption Expenses, to the nearest military personnel section and finance office no later than 1 year after finalization of the adoption.
When is an adoption benefit paid? Only after the adoption is final, and only for expenses authorized during the adoption process.
When are adoption benefits not paid? For any expense paid to or for a member of the military services under any other adoption benefits program administered by the federal government or under any program administered by a state or local government.
What is the intent of the Air Force memorialization program? To provide lasting honor and pay tribute to deceased as well as living Air Force military and civilian personnel with records of outstanding and honorable service.
When selecting eligible members for memorialization, who do you consider? AF members, DAFC, and private sector citizens. Individuals who were assigned to an air component of the US Army (Army Air Corps) are eligible for memorialization honors if they had outstanding and honorable records.
List the possible sources to review when determining individual’s suitability for memorialization Military personnel records,Civilian personnel records, Public libraries for archived newspaper articles, local newspapers; local courthouse records; local AF OSI or security forces; family members, friends, acquaintances, and co-workers.
List the order of precedence when naming an installation. (1) National military heroes, such as Medal of Honor recipients, and so forth. (2) Individuals who performed highly responsible duties in an outstanding manner. (3) Those who made a major contribution to the development or mission
What is the policy regarding renaming of any installation, street, building, or facility? Once in effect, the renaming of any installation, street, building, or facility is prohibited as long as the installation remains active
Who has the authority to name streets, building, rooms and facilities? The CSAF, MAJCOM, and wing commanders or vice commanders
What information is included in the submission request for memorialization? A biography, supporting data reflecting association of the person with the installation, a base map indicating what is being considered for naming, & a letter signed by the requesting office.
What are the casualty services programs primary goals? Prompt, accurate reporting, dignified and humane notification, and efficient, thorough, and compassionate assistance to the NOK
What are the 3 main program objectives of the accurate reporting process? (1) track all casualty reports & notifications (2) Provide CAR reports of casualties to ensure timely notification of NOK, & provides assistance to NOK until all claims and personal affairs are settled. (3) To eliminate delays in providing benefits
What policies are administered by The Chief, Casualty Matters Division? Administers policies on deceased, missing, DUSTWUN, VSI, SI, III, and NSI personnel.
The Air Force Casualty Service Branch acts as the Air Force Certifying Official for what types of claims? claims submitted under the SGLI, FSGLI and TSGLI Program.
What does MAJCOM ensure squadron commanders are provided? The MAJCOM ensures squadron commanders are provided casualty services information and training during the Commander’s Orientation Program.
What does the installation commander ensure of all base agencies? The installation commander ensures all base agencies fully support the objectives of the Air Force Casualty Services Program, and provide the CAR access to all known information and documents needed to report casualties.
What is the appointed CAR’s initial responsibility? to comply with the duties and casualty reporting, notification, and follow-on assistance procedures contained in AFI 36–3002, to include case follow up at the 6, 12, 18, and 24 month anniversaries.
Once all family members have been notified, what information will the CAR provide the mortuary services officer and PA office? Member’s name and task. Age. Home of record. Race & religion. TAFMSD. Awards, decorations, & badges.
Why is casualty reporting essential in assisting AFPC/DPWCS? This information is essential in assisting AFPC/DPWCS in further categorizing the casualty as killed in action (KIA), missing in action (MIA), detained, captured, etc., for reporting to the DOD.
Under what conditions is the FSS authorized to release casualty information to the PA office? 1 If the casualty is an AF mbr, notification officer must confirm completed notification with the CAR & AFPC/DPWCS before the FSS CC releases names to PA. 2 If the casualty is foreign, info will not be released until AFPC/DPWCS confirms notification
How can the CAR expedite the flow of information for casualty reporting? The CAR will establish immediate phone contact with AFPC/DPWCS, if possible. Next, coordinate with military and civilian organizations, including local hospitals and local authorities, to expedite the flow of information for casualty reporting.
When does the responsible unit or TDY commander declare a member DUSTWUN? (1) Suspects a member’s absence is involuntary and that the member may be a casualty. (2) Does not feel there is sufficient evidence to make a definitive determination of missing (non hostile), recommendation of missing (hostile), or deceased
What does DUSTWUN status allow the commander time to do? DUSTWUN allows the commander time to gather additional facts and statements from witnesses in order to make a definitive status determination
When does a commander declare a person missing (non-hostile)? When a commander determines that a person’s absence is involuntary and there is insufficient evidence to declare the person deceased.
When does the responsible commander submit a casualty report on member’s in VSI, SI, or NSI casualty status? When a member is hospitalized and determined by medical authority to be VSI, SI, or NSI, the responsible commander has the CAR/PERSCO submit a Casualty Report.
Describe DCIPS-Forward. the department’s functional information system of record for the DD Form 1300, Report of Casualty or civilian death certificate.
Besides DCIPS-Forward being intuitively simple, what are the other advantages of the system? Has field deployable casualty reporting software, standardizes reports, produces reports and queries for commanders, generates reports from the field, and transmits reports through email to casualty offices, HQs, and external agencies as applicable.
What is the bottom line purpose of DCIPS-Forward? the purpose is to provide a prompt, reliable, and expeditious means of reporting casualties to all levels of command...
What situations does the Air Force consider to be conclusive evidence of death? (1) The commander determines death is the only plausible explanation for the member’s absence. (2) Available information indicates beyond any reasonable doubt that an individual could not have survived.
What publications apply to releasing information on Air Force casualties? AFI 35–101, Public Affairs Policies and Procedures; AFSUPDODR 5400.7, Freedom of Information Act Program; AFI 33–332, Air Force Privacy Act Program; and DODI 1300.18, Department of Defense Personnel Casualty Matters, Policies, and Procedures.
During the casualty notification process, how should the member be treated? That each person involved in the casualty reporting, notification and assistance process should give every consideration to ensure the release of casualty information does not adversely affect the member, the NOK, the Air Force, or public morale.
For ill or injured casualties, list five personal information types that may be released to PA. Name and gender. Rank, date of rank, commission source, and promotion number. Assigned CONUS unit and service or job specialty. Pay date, military base pay and allowances. Date entered active duty.
For deceased casualties, list five personal information types that may be released to PA. Date entered active duty. Pay date, military base pay, and allowances. Age and date of birth. Home of record (city and state only). National origin and race.
For deceased casualties, what information may not be released to PA without the NOK’s permission? Home address and telephone number. Marital status. Names and addresses of the NOK. Information of family members. Specific details concerning the cause and circumstances of death.
For DUSTWUN and Missing casualties in peacetime, what personal information may be shared? Name and rank. Casualty status. Date and location of incident.
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