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What ADP/ADRP covers The Army? ADP/ADRP 1.
In which domains do U.S. forces operate? Air, land, maritime, space, and cyberspace domains.
What are four other essential characteristics of our profession? Military expertise, honorable service, esprit de corps, and stewardship.
What are the 11 Primary Missions of the U.S. Armed Forces? Counter terrorism and irregular warfare. Deter and defeat aggression. Project power despite anti-access/area denial challenges. Counter weapons of mass destruction. Operate effectively in cyberspace. Operate effectively in space. Maintain a safe, secure,
What is the most important determinant of combat power? Leadership.
What is the US Army’s greatest strategic asset? The all-volunteer force.
Title 10, USC, establishes the basic structure of the Army. What Title 10, USC, Forces make up the Army? One Regular Army and two Reserve Components: the Regular Army, the Army Reserve, and the Army National Guard of the United States. Army Civilians support all three components.
What is the function of the Operating Force? Operating forces consist of units organized, trained, and equipped to deploy and fight.
What is the function of the Generating Force? The generating force mans, trains, equips, deploys, and ensures the readiness of all Army forces.
What five sets of characteristics will enhance the Army's operational adaptability? Depth and Versatility. Adaptive and Innovative .Flexibility and Agility.; Integrated and Synchronized.; Lethal and Discriminate.
What ADP/ADRP covers Operational Terms and Military Symbols? ADP/ADRP 1-02.
Who is the principal audience for ADP 1-02, Operational Terms and Military Symbols? All members of the profession of arms.
What is the purpose of a common set of doctrinal terms and military symbols? Terms and symbols can communicate a great deal of information with a simple word, phrase, or image and eliminate the need for a lengthy explanation of a complex idea.
What are the three areas of focus of the professional language of land warfare? Principle of Simplicity.; Importance of clear communication.; Importance of teaching the language.
Military symbols fall into two categories: framed and unframed. What is the difference? Framed military symbols include unit, equipment, installation, and activity symbols.; Unframed military symbols include control measure and tactical task mission symbols.
Who establishes Army policy for developing doctrinal terms? United States Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC)
That common operational picture is displayed on a map or another geographical form representing the area of operations and which has been overlaid with military symbols. What does it include? Friendly and enemy units or ships.; Boundaries.; Control measures.; Other elements that the commander deems necessary.
How are acronyms usually formed? Acronyms are usually formed from the initial letters of a name or parts of a series of words.
What is a single display of relevant information within a commander’s area of interest tailored to the user’s requirements and based on common data and information shared by more than one command? A common operational picture.
What is communication in reference to Operational Terms and Military Symbols? Communication is an exchange of meaning that is only complete when the intended meaning is understood precisely by the intended audience.
Who can propose the creation, modification, or elimination of any doctrinal term? Any Soldier may contact a proponent for a given subject area. The proponent will consider the Soldier’s proposal.
What is the purpose of acronyms and abbreviations is the profession of arms? To allow the use of shorter versions of doctrinal and military terms for ease of discussion in speaking and writing.
What ADP/ADRP covers Intelligence? ADP/ADRP 2-0.
Why does the Army synchronizes its intelligence efforts with unified action partners? To achieve unity of effort and to meet the commander’s intent.
How do multinational and interagency partners reinforce and complement Army intelligence capabilities? By providing cultural awareness, as well as unique perspectives and capabilities.
What is ISR? Intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance.
What is the purpose of ISR? To synchronize and integrate the planning and operation of sensors, assets, and processing, exploitation, and dissemination systems in direct support of current and future operations.
What is the intelligence warfighting function? The intelligence warfighting function is the related tasks and systems that facilitate understanding the enemy, terrain, and civil considerations.
What are the information collection tasks? Plan requirements and assess collection.; Task and direct collection.; Execute collection.
What is the intelligence enterprise? The intelligence enterprise is the sum total of the intelligence efforts of the entire U.S. intelligence community.
What are the intelligence core competencies? The core competencies are intelligence synchronization, intelligence operations, and intelligence analysis.
What is Intelligence synchronization? Intelligence synchronization is the “art” of integrating information collection and intelligence analysis with operations to effectively and efficiently support decision-making.
What are the 4 primary means for information collection? Intelligence operations.; Reconnaissance.; Surveillance.; Security operations.
What is the purpose of intelligence analysis? To describe the current—and attempt to proactively assess—threats, terrain and weather, and civil considerations.
What ADP/ADRP covers Unified Land Operations? ADP/ADRP 3-0.
What is the description of Unified land operations? Unified land operations describes how the Army seizes, retains, and exploits the initiative to gain and maintain a position of relative advantage in sustained land operations through simultaneous offensive, defensive, and stability operations in order to
What are the operational variables? The operational variables consist of political, military, economic, social, information, infrastructure, physical environment, time (known as PMESII-PT).
What are the mission variables? The mission variables consist of mission, enemy, terrain and weather, troops and support available, time available, civil considerations (known as METT-TC).
What is the is the Army’s warfighting doctrine? Unified land operations .
What is a series of related major operations aimed at achieving strategic and operational objectives within a given time and space? A campaign.
What is a military action, consisting of two of more related tactical actions, designed to achieve a strategic objective, in whole or in part? An operation.
What is a battle or engagement, employing lethal or nonlethal actions, designed for a specific purpose relative to the enemy, the terrain, friendly forces, or other entity? A tactical action.
How are Army operations characterized? Army operations are characterized by flexibility, integration, lethality, adaptability, depth, and synchronization.
What is Operational Art? Operational art is the pursuit of strategic objectives, in whole or in part, through the arrangement of tactical actions in time, space, and purpose.
What is MDMP? The military decision-making process.
What is the purpose of MDMP? It integrates the activities of the commander, staff, subordinate headquarters, and other partners to understand the situation and mission; develop, analyze, and compare courses of action; decide on a course of action that best accomplishes the mission; a
What ADP/ADRP covers Special Operations? ADP/ADRP 3-05.
What factors determine the employment of special operations forces? National policy; Geographic combatant commander requirements; Joint force commander requirements; Ambassador requirements; The character of the operational environment; The nature of the threat
What are the Special Operations core principles? Discreet Precise Scalable operations
What are the 12 Special Operations Force imperatives? Understand the operational environment; Recognize political implications; Facilitate military and interagency activities; Engage the threat discriminately; Anticipate long-term effects; Ensure legitimacy and credibility; Anticipate and control psychologic
What will increase the effectiveness of shaping activities and improve execution of counterterrorism and irregular warfare? Interdependence between special operations forces and conventional forces.
What critical capabilities represent the core of America’s unique Army special operations capabilities? Special warfare Surgical strike
What ADP/ADRP covers Stability? ADP/ADRP 3-07.
What is Stabilization? Stabilization is a process in which personnel identify and mitigate underlying sources of instability to establish the conditions for long-term stability.
What is the focus of stability tasks? Identifying and targeting the root causes of instability. Building the capacity of local institutions.
What are sources of instability? Decreased support for the government based on what locals actually expect of their government. Increased support for anti-government elements. The undermining of the normal functioning of society where the emphasis must be on a return to the established n
What are Stability tasks? Stability tasks are tasks conducted as part of operations outside the US in coordination with other instruments of national power to maintain or reestablish a safe and secure environment and provide essential governmental services, emergency infrastructur
What are the principles that lay the foundation for long-term stability? Conflict transformation. Unity of effort. Legitimacy and host-nation ownership. Building partner capacity.
What is a line of effort? A line of effort is a line that links multiple tasks using the logic of purpose rather than geographical reference to focus efforts toward establishing operational and strategic conditions.
What is a decisive point? A decisive point is a geographic place, specific key event, critical factor, or function that, when acted upon, allows commanders to gain a marked advantage over an adversary or contribute materially to achieving success.
What is a stability mechanism? A stability mechanism is the primary method through which friendly forces affect civilians in order to attain conditions that support establishing a lasting, stable peace.
What is a defeat mechanism? A defeat mechanism is the method through which friendly forces accomplish their mission against enemy opposition.
What ADP/ADRP covers Fires? ADP/ADRP 3-09.
What are the core competencies of Fires? Air Defense Artillery. Field Artillery.
What are the critical capabilities of Fires? Target Acquisition. Target Discrimination. Target Engagement.
What are the principles of Fires? Precision. Scalable. Synchronized. Responsive. Networked.
What are the characteristics of Fires? All Weather. Precision/Near Precision Fires. Mass Area Fires. Air and Space Integration. Inherently Joint.
What are the defensive measures designed to destroy attacking enemy aircraft or missiles in the atmosphere, or to nullify or reduce effectiveness of such attack either through surveillance actions or active engagements of aerial threat? Air defense artillery
What is Fire support? Fire support is fires that directly support land, maritime, amphibious, and special operations forces to engage enemy forces, combat formations, and facilities in pursuit of tactical and operational objectives.
What is the objective of fires planning? To optimize combat power.
How is fire support planning accomplished? Fire support planning is accomplished using targeting and the running estimate.
What is a Target? A Target is an entity or object considered for possible engagement or other action.
What does targeting provide? Targeting provides an effective method for matching the friendly force capabilities against enemy targets.
What ADP/ADRP covers Defense Support of Civil Authorities? ADP/ADRP 3-28.
What are the primary documents containing national preparedness doctrine? The National Preparedness Goal. The National Incident Management System (known as the NIMS). The National Response Framework (formerly known as the National Response Plan).
What are the 15 emergency support functions (ESF)? Transportation, Communications, Public Works and Engineering, Firefighting, Emergency Management, Mass Care, Emergency Assistance, Housing, and Human Services, Search and Rescue, Logistics Management and Resource Support, Public Health and Medical Service
Which warfighting function will the majority of DSCA missions stress? The sustainment warfighting function.
While there are many potential missions for Soldiers as part of DSCA, what are the overarching purposes of all DSCA missions? Save lives. Alleviate suffering. Protect property.
How many state and territorial National Guard elements are there? 54. All fifty states, the District of Columbia, territories of Guam and the Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico have National Guard forces making 54 state and territorial NG elements.
What is the Army National Guard’s dual role? The Army National Guard’s dual role is as a state military force under the governor and as a reserve component of the Army that the President may mobilize for federal service.
In DSCA, military forces support a primary (or lead) civilian agency. What do commanders need to realize achieving the military end state means? That state, territorial, local, and tribal authorities become able to provide effective support to their citizens without the further assistance from military forces.
What is one of the biggest mistakes that tactical commanders can make in DSCA? Military forces operating freely within civilian jurisdictions risk upsetting the constitutional balance between civil authority, the military, and the private sector.
What ADP/ADRP covers Protection? ADP/ADRP 3-37.
What is Protection? Protection is the preservation of the effectiveness and survivability of mission-related military and nonmilitary personnel, equipment, facilities, information, and infrastructure deployed or located within or outside the boundaries of a given operational
What are the Protection principles? Comprehensive, Integrated,. Layered, Redundant, Enduring.
What is the protection warfighting function? The protection warfighting function is the related tasks and systems that preserve the force so that commanders can apply maximum combat power to accomplish the mission
What is the first step toward effective protection? Planning.
During the preparation phase, what is the focus of protection? Deterring and preventing the enemy or adversary from actions that would affect combat power and the freedom of action.
What is the staff looking for as they monitor the conduct of operations during execution? Variances from the scheme of maneuver and protection.
Assessing protection is an essential, continuous activity that occurs throughout the operations process. What is Assessment? Assessment is the determination of the progress toward accomplishing a task, creating a condition, or achieving an objective.
What ADP/ADRP covers Offense and Defense? ADP/ADRP 3-90.
What is tactics? Tactics is the employment and ordered arrangement of forces in relation to each other.
What is the tactical level of war? The tactical level of war is the level of war at which battles and engagements are planned and executed to achieve military objectives assigned to tactical units or task forces.
What is an engagement? An engagement is a tactical conflict, usually between opposing, lower echelon maneuver forces.
What echelons typically conduct engagements? Brigades and smaller echelons typically conduct engagements.
How long to engagements last? They are usually short, executed in terms of minutes, hours, or days.
What is a battle? A battle consists of a set of related engagements that lasts longer and involves larger forces than an engagement.
What do battles affect? Battles can affect the course of a campaign or major operation.
When does a battle occur? A battle occurs when a division, corps, or army commander fights for one or more significant objectives. Battles are usually operationally significant, if not operationally decisive.
The art of tactics consists of three interrelated aspects. What are they? The creative and flexible array of means to accomplish assigned missions. Decision making under conditions of uncertainty when faced with a thinking and adaptive enemy. Understanding the effects of combat on Soldiers.
What is the science of tactic? The science of tactics encompasses the understanding of those military aspects of tactics—capabilities, techniques, and procedures—that can be measured and codified.
What is a hasty operation? A hasty operation is an operation in which a commander directs immediately available forces, using fragmentary orders, to perform activities with minimal preparation, trading planning and preparation time for speed of execution.
What is a deliberate operation? A deliberate operation is an operation in which the tactical situation allows the development and coordination of detailed plans, including multiple branches and sequels
What ADP/ADRP covers Sustainment? ADP/ADRP 4-0.
What is the sustainment warfighting function? The sustainment warfighting function is related tasks and systems that provide support and services to ensure freedom of action, extend operational reach, and prolong endurance.
What is logistics? Logistics is planning and executing of the movement and support of forces.
What are personnel services? Personnel services are sustainment functions that man and fund the force, maintain Soldier and Family readiness, promote the moral and ethical values of the nation, and enable the fighting qualities of the Army.
What are the sustainment principles? Integration. Anticipation. Responsiveness. Simplicity. Economy. Survivability. Continuity. Improvisation.
What are the principles of personnel services? Synchronization. Timeliness. Stewardship. Accuracy. Consistency.
What is the synchronization, coordination, and/or integration of the activities of governmental and nongovernmental entities with military operations to achieve a unity of effort? Unified action.
What is the purposeful reliance by one Service’s forces on another Service’s capabilities to maximize the complementary and reinforcing effects of both? Joint interdependence.
What are generating forces? Generating forces consist of those Army organizations whose primary mission is to generate and sustain the operational Army’s capabilities for employment.
What are operating forces? Operating forces are those forces whose primary missions are to participate in combat and the integral supporting elements thereof.
What ADP/ADRP covers The Operations Process? ADP/ADRP 5-0.
What is the Army’s framework for exercising mission command? The operations process.
What are the major mission command activities performed during operations? Planning. Preparing. Executing. Continuously assessing the operation.
How do commanders drive the operations process? Through understanding, visualizing, describing, directing, leading, and assessing operations.
What is a composite of the conditions, circumstances, and influences that affect the employment of capabilities and bear on the decisions of the commander? An operational environment.
What is MDMP? The military decision-making process is an iterative planning methodology to understand the situation and mission, develop a course of action, and produce an operation plan or order.
What are the MDMP steps? Receipt of mission. Mission analysis. Course of action development. Course of action analysis. Course of action comparison. Course of action approval. Orders production, dissemination, and transition.
What are troop-leading procedures? Troop-leading procedures are a dynamic process used by small-unit leaders to analyze a mission, develop a plan, and prepare for an operation. TLP are used by commanders and leaders without a staff.
What are the troop leading procedure steps? Receive the mission. Issue a warning order. Make a tentative plan. Initiate movement. Conduct reconnaissance. Complete the plan. Issue the order. Supervise and refine the plan.
What is the Army’s operational concept? Unified land operations.
How are unified land operations accomplished? Through decisive action.
What is decisive action? The simultaneous combination of offensive, defensive, and stability operations (or defense support of civil authorities) that set the conditions for favorable conflict resolution.
What is the exercise of authority and direction by the commander using mission orders to enable disciplined initiative within the commander’s intent to empower agile and adaptive leaders in the conduct of unified land operations? Mission command.
What are the six principles of mission command? Build cohesive teams through mutual trust. Create shared understanding. Provide a clear commander’s intent. Exercise disciplined initiative. Use mission orders. Accept prudent risk.
Who are unified action partners? Unified action partners are those military forces, governmental and nongovernmental organizations, and elements of the private sector with whom Army forces plan, coordinate, synchronize, and integrate during the conduct of operations.
What is unity of effort? Unity of effort is coordination and cooperation toward common objectives, even if the participants are not necessarily part of the same command or organization—the product of successful unified action.
What is the commander’s intent? The commander’s intent is a clear and concise expression of the purpose of the operation and the desired military end state that supports mission command, provides focus to the staff, and helps subordinate and supporting commanders act to achieve the comm
What are mission orders? Mission orders are directives that emphasize to subordinates the results to be attained, not how they are to achieve them.
What is the art of command? The art of command as the creative and skillful exercise of authority through timely decision-making and leadership.
What ADP/ADRP covers Army Leadership? ADP/ADRP 6-22.
What is leadership? Leadership is the process of influencing people by providing purpose, direction, and motivation to accomplish the mission and improve the organization.
What is an Army Leader? An Army leader is anyone who by virtue of assumed role or assigned responsibility inspires and influences people to accomplish organizational goals.
How can leaders mitigate resistance? Leaders can mitigate resistance by anticipating what others value, their reactions to influence, their shared understanding of common goals, and their commitment to the general organization or the purpose of the mission and their trust in the organization
What is command? Command is the authority that a commander in the armed forces lawfully exercises over subordinates by virtue of rank or assignment.
What is mission command? Mission command is the exercise of authority and direction by the commander using mission orders to enable disciplined initiative within the commander’s intent to empower agile and adaptive leaders in the conduct of unified land operations.
What conveys the expectations that the Army wants leaders to meet? The Leadership Requirements Model
What are the leader attributes? Character, presence and intellect.
What are the three categories of competencies? The Army leader serves to lead others. The Army leader serves to develop the environment, themselves, others and the profession as a whole. The Army leader serves to achieve organizational goals.
The category of leads encompasses five competencies. What are they? Leads others. Extends influence beyond the chain of command. Builds trust. Leads by example. Communicates.
What is the purpose of ADP 6-22, Army Leadership? ADP 6-22 establishes the fundamental principles by which Army leaders accomplish their missions and care for their people.
What ADP/ADRP covers Training Units and Developing Leaders? ADP/ADRP 7-0.
Who is responsible for training units and developing leaders? Commanders.
Where does training begin? Training begins in the generating force.
Where do Soldiers build on the fundamental skills, knowledge, and behaviors, which were developed in institutional training? Operational assignments.
What is the Army’s institutional training and education system, which primarily includes training base centers and schools that provide initial training and subsequent professional military education for Soldiers, military leaders, and Army civilians? The institutional training domain.
What are the training active organizations undertake while at home station, at maneuver combat training centers, during joint exercises, at mobilization centers, and while operationally deployed? The operational training domain.
What is planned, goal-oriented learning that reinforces and expands the depth and breadth of an individual’s knowledge base, self-awareness, and situational awareness; complements institutional and operational learning; enhances professional competence; a The self-development training domain.
What process do commanders apply to unit training and leader development? The operations process—plan, prepare, execute, and assess
What are the Army principles of unit training? Commanders and other leaders are responsible for training. Noncommissioned officers train individuals, crews, and small teams. Train to standard. Train as you will fight. Train while operating. Train fundamentals first. Train to develop adaptability. Unde
What does METL stand for and what is it? The unit’s mission-essential task list (METL) represents the doctrinal framework of fundamental tasks for which the unit was designed.
What FM covers Human Resources Support? FM 1-0.
What FM covers Legal Support to the Operational Army? FM 1-04.
Judge advocates look to certain fundamental concepts of Army doctrine to help them identify and address operational legal issues. What are the fundamental concepts? Decisive action and unified land operations. The warfighting functions. The operations process. Lines of effort and lines of operations. Working groups.
What is the purpose of military justice, as a part of military law? To promote justice, to assist in maintaining good order and discipline in the armed forces, to promote efficiency and effectiveness in the military establishment, and thereby to strengthen the national security of the U.S.
Who is responsible for the overall supervision and administration of military justice within the Army? The Judge Advocate General (TJAG).
Who oversee the administration of military justice in their units and communicate directly with their staff judge advocates (SJAs) about military justice matters? Commanders.
What three organizational components of military justice exist within the Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAGC)? Staff judge advocate (SJA). Chief, United States Army Trial Defense Service (USATDS). Chief, U.S. Army Trial Judiciary.
Normally, courts-martial are processed at what level? Theater army, corps, division, theater sustainment command (TSC), or other headquarters commanded by a general court-martial convening authority (GCMCA).
Who has special and summary court-martial convening authority and may require support to conduct courts-martial? Army brigade and battalion commanders, as well as joint task force commanders.
At a minimum, what should legal assistance review during regular Soldier readiness processing to ensure Soldiers have their legal affairs in order and are ready to deploy? Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance beneficiary designations. Requirements for wills or powers of attorney. Servicemembers Civil Relief Act issues. Any pending civilian or military charges. Family care plan concerns.
What FM covers Religious Support? FM 1-05.
What is the mission of the Army Chaplain Corps? To provide religious support to the Army across unified land operations by assisting the commander in providing for the free exercise of religion and providing religious, moral, and ethical leadership.
What are the three core competencies of religious support? Nurture the living. Care for the wounded. Honor the dead.
What is the Commanders responsibility in providing religious support to the Army? Commanders provide for the free exercise of religion for Soldiers, families, and authorized civilians and enable religious support functions as prescribed in Army regulations.
When does the Army accommodates religious practices? When such accommodations do not impede military readiness or hinder unit cohesion, standards, health, safety or discipline. Accommodating religious practices is weighed against military necessity and not guaranteed at all times.
At every echelon of the force, the chaplaincy is the Army’s primary agency for ensuring the right to free exercise of religion for Soldiers on behalf of the commander. Based upon the requirements of the operational mission, what is included as a Soldier r Worshipping according to one’s faith. Seeking religious counsel and care. Keeping holy days and observances. Participating in rites, sacraments, and ordinances. Practicing dietary laws.
Chaplains and chaplain assistants plan, prepare, execute and assess religious support in support of unified land operations. In its planning process, a chaplain section or UMT plans for three categories of religious support for the Army. What are the thr Unit support. This covers the unit to which the chaplain and chaplain assistant are assigned or attached and is normally the first priority of support. Area support. This covers Soldiers, members of the joint force, and authorized civilians who are not a
Why must chaplains and chaplain assistants be both adaptable and flexible? These attributes remain a requirement since operational environments continue to be complex and uncertain, executed over extended distances in difficult terrain, and marked by rapid change and a wide variety of threats.
What FM covers Financial Management Operations? FM 1-06.
What FM covers Intelligence Operations? FM 2-0.
What FM covers HUMINT Collector Operations? FM 2-22.3.
What FM covers Air and Missile Defense Operations? FM 3-01.
What FM covers Aviation Operations? FM 3-04.
What FM covers Army Special Operations? FM 3-05.
What FM covers Stability Operations? FM 3-07.
What FM covers Field Artillery Operations? FM 3-09.
What FM covers CBRN Operations? FM 3-11.
What FM covers Inform and Influence Activities? FM 3-13.
Define inform and influence activities (IIA)? Inform and influence activities (IIA) is the integration of designated information-related capabilities in order to synchronize themes, messages, and actions with operations to inform U.S. and global audiences, influence foreign audiences, and affect adve
What are Information-related capabilities? Information-related capabilities are capabilities, techniques, or activities employing information to affect any of the three dimensions within the information environment to generate an end(s).
Designated information-related capabilities that support inform and influence activities (IIA) and its lines of effort typically include, but are not limited to what type of support? Public affairs operations. Military information support operations (MISO). Combat Camera. Soldier and leader engagement. Civil affairs operations. Civil and cultural considerations. Operations security (OPSEC). Military deception.
What two lines of effort contribute to inform and influence activities (IIA)? The inform line of effort. The influence line of effort.
What is the result of employing information-related capabilities in a way that causes effects in the information environment that impede the conduct of friendly operations or adversely affect friendly forces? Information fratricide.
What powerfully influences the credibility of inform and influence activities (IIA)? Soldiers’ actions.
What is the information environment? The information environment is the aggregate of individuals, organizations, and systems that collect, process, disseminate, or act on information.
What are the three dimensions of the information environment? Physical dimension. Informational dimension. Cognitive dimension.
At what level is information recognized as an instrument of national power, equal to diplomatic, military, and economic efforts? At the national strategic level.
What FM covers Army Space Operations? FM 3-14.
What FM covers Multinational Operations? FM 3-16.
What FM covers Army Support to Security Cooperation (SC)? FM 3-22.
What is all DoD interactions with foreign defense establishments to build defense relationships that promote specific US security interests, develop allied and friendly military capabilities for self-defense and multinational operations, and provide US fo Security cooperation.
What is a group of programs authorized by the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and the Arms Export Control Act of 1976, as amended, or other related statutes by which the U.S. provides defense articles, military training, and other defense-rela Security assistance.
What is DoD activities that contribute to unified action by the U.S. Government to support the development of the capacity and capability of foreign security forces and their supporting institutions? Security force assistance.
Although the Department of State (DOS) leads and provides oversight for security cooperation efforts through its bureaus, offices, and overseas missions, security cooperation activities are conducted and coordinated throughout the geographic combatant com Build defense relationships that promote specific U.S. security interests. Develop allied and friendly military capabilities for self-defense and multinational operations. Provide U.S. forces with peacetime and contingency access to a host nation.
What is the full range of measures taken by a nation to promote its growth and to protect itself from subversion, lawlessness, insurgency, terrorism, and other threats to its security? Internal defense and development.
What is participation by civilian and military agencies of a government in any of the action programs taken by another government or other designated organization to free and protect its society from subversion, lawlessness, insurgency, terrorism, and oth Foreign internal defense.
What is a comprehensive set of programs and activities undertaken to improve the way a host nation provides safety, security, and justice? Security sector reform.
What is the synchronization, coordination, and/or integration of the activities of governmental and nongovernmental entities with military operations to achieve unity of effort? Unified action.
What FM covers Counterinsurgency? FM 3-24.
What FM covers Army Global Ballistic Missile Defense Operations? FM 3-27.
What FM covers Engineer Operations? FM 3-34.
What FM covers Cyber Electromagnetic Activities? FM 3-38.
What FM covers Military Police Operations? FM 3-39.
What FM covers Personnel Recovery? FM 3-50.
What FM covers Airspace Control? FM 3-52.
What FM covers Military Information Support Operations (MISO)? FM 3-53.
What is the purpose of military information support operations forces?
MISO forces are the Army’s primary means to communicate with, inform, and influence foreign audiences and provide the means to shape the OE.
How are military information support operations used? MISO are used to maintain stability, deter aggression, undermine subversion, and maximize the effectiveness of the warfighting commander’s combat power.
How do military information support operations contribute to the accomplishment of the full range of conventional and special operations missions? By influencing, informing, and directing foreign audiences and populations in a manner consistent with U.S. national objectives.
MISO are executed in conjunction with other inform and influence activities to give commanders and leaders the informational advantage at every level of the operation. To that end, Army MISO forces focus their training and resources in support of three di Military Information. Interagency/Intergovernmental Support. Civil Authority Information Support.
What are the Military Information Support Operations (MISO) core tasks? Advise. Plan. Develop. Deliver. Assess.
Inform and influence lines of effort have several information-related capabilities (IRCs) that can support and complement MISO. What are the primary IRCs directly relevant to MISO? Military deception (MILDEC). Combat camera. Civil Affairs operations (CAO). Cyber electromagnetic activities.
What FM covers Information Collection? FM 3-55.
What FM covers Civil Affairs? FM 3-57.
What FM covers Public Affairs Operations? FM 3-61.
What FM covers Detainee Operations? FM 3-63.
What FM covers Maneuver Enhancement Brigade? FM 3-81.
What FM covers Offense and Defense? FM 3-90, Vol 1.
What is the purpose of an offensive task? An offensive task is a task conducted to defeat and destroy enemy forces and seize terrain, resources, and population centers.
What are the characteristics of offensive tasks? Surprise. Concentration. Tempo. Audacity.
What are the four primary offensive tasks? Movement to contact. Attack. Exploitation. Pursuit.
What is the purpose of a defensive task? A defensive task is a task conducted to defeat an enemy attack, gain time, economize forces, and develop conditions favorable for offensive or stability tasks.
What are the characteristics of the defense? Disruption. Flexibility. Maneuver. Massing effects. Operations in depth. Preparation. Security.
What are the three basic defensive tasks? The area defense. The mobile defense. The retrograde.
Units conducting tactical operations must have clearly defined tasks and responsibilities. The commander uses control measures to impose restrictions that prevent units from impeding one another and establish specific responsibilities. What is the differe Permissive control measures allow something to happen. Restrictive control measures limit how something is done.
What FM covers Reconnaissance, Security, and Tactical Enabling Tasks? FM 3-90, Vol 2.
A mission undertaken to obtain, by visual observation or other detection methods, information about the activities and resources of an enemy or adversary, or to secure data concerning the meteorological, hydrographical, or geographic characteristics of a Reconnaissance.
What are the five forms of reconnaissance? Route reconnaissance. Zone reconnaissance. Area reconnaissance. Reconnaissance in force (RIF). Special reconnaissance.
Those operations undertaken by a commander to provide early and accurate warning of enemy operations, to provide the force being protected with time and maneuver space within which to react to the enemy, and to develop the situation to allow the commander Security operations.
What are the five tasks security operations encompass? Screen Guard Cover Area security Local security
An operation in which, by direction of higher authority, all or part of a unit is replaced in an area by the incoming unit and the responsibilities of the replaced elements for the mission and the assigned zone of operations are transferred to the incomin A relief in place.
What is an operation in which a force moves forward or rearward through another force’s combat positions with the intention of moving into or out of contact with the enemy? Passage of lines.
Those operations where one force loses its freedom of maneuver because an opposing force is able to isolate it by controlling all ground lines of communications and reinforcement are what? Encirclement operations.
What FM covers Division, Corps, and Theater Operations? FM 3-94.
What FM covers Infantry Brigade Combat Team Operations? FM 3-95
What FM covers Armored Brigade Combat Team Operations? FM 3-96.
What FM covers Stryker Brigade Combat Team Operations? FM 3-97.
What FM covers Reconnaissance and Security Operations? FM 3-98.
What FM covers Airborne and Air Assault Operations? FM 3-99.
What FM covers Transportation? FM 4-01.
What FM covers Army Health System? FM 4-02.
What FM covers Ordnance Operations? FM 4-30.
What FM covers Number Published as of 20130207? FM 4-40.
What FM covers Logistics Operations? FM 4-95.
What FM covers Operational Environment? FM 5-02.
What FM covers Command and Staff Organization and Operations? FM 6-0.
What FM covers Signal Operations? FM 6-02.
What FM covers Report and Message Format? FM 6-99.
What FM covers Army Universal Task List? FM 7-15.
What is the movement and maneuver warfighting function? The movement and maneuver warfighting function is the related tasks and systems that move forces to achieve a position of advantage in relation to the enemy.
What is the intelligence warfighting function? The intelligence warfighting function is the related tasks and systems that facilitate understanding of the operational environment, enemy, terrain, and civil considerations.
What is the fires warfighting function? The fires warfighting function is the related tasks and systems that provide collective and coordinated use of Army indirect fires and joint fires through the targeting process.
What is the sustainment warfighting function? The sustainment warfighting function is the related tasks and systems that provide support and services to ensure freedom of action, extend operational reach, and prolong endurance.
What is mission command? Mission command is the exercise of authority and direction by the commander using mission orders to enable disciplined initiative within the commander’s intent to empower agile and adaptive leaders in the conduct of full spectrum operations.
What is the protection warfighting function? The protection warfighting function is the related tasks and systems that preserve the force so the commander can apply maximum combat power.
What is a tactical mission task? A tactical mission task is a specific activity performed by a unit while executing a form of tactical operation or form of maneuver. It may be expressed as either an action by a friendly force or effects on an enemy force.
To measure mission accomplishment, commanders also consider if mission accomplishment was within what? Higher commander’s intent of what the force must do and the conditions. Specified timeline. Commander’s risk assessment for fratricide avoidance and collateral damage. Minimum expenditure of resources. Unit’s capability of continuing or being assigned fut
What FM covers Army Physical Readiness Training? FM 7-22.
Why is physical readiness training a mandatory training requirement? Considered by senior leaders to be essential to individual, unit, and force readiness. Required by law for all individuals and units.
Who serves as the primary trainers for enlisted Soldiers, crews, and small teams? Noncommissioned officers.
To accomplish the PRT mission, what must NCOs do? Identify specific tasks that PRT enhances in support of the unit’s C- or D-METL. Prepare, rehearse, and execute PRT. Evaluate PRT and conduct AARs to provide feedback to the commander.
What are the 8 tenets of train as you will fight, as they relate to PRT? PRT must support full spectrum operations and promote quick transitions between missions. PRT must support proficiency in combined arms operations and unified actions. PRT focus is on training the fundamentals first. PRT must be performance-oriented, cond
What are the tenets of standards-based training? Leaders know and enforce standards. Leaders define success in the absence of standards. Leaders train to standard, not time.
What are the PRT System’s phases? The initial conditioning phase (prepares future Soldiers to learn and adapt to Army PRT).
The toughening phase (develop foundational fitness and fundamental movement skills that prepare Soldiers to transition to the sustaining phase)
The sustaining phase (develop a higher level of physical readiness required by duty position and C- or D METL).
Reconditioning phase (restores Soldiers’ physical fitness levels that enable them to safely re-enter the toughening or sustaining phase and progress to their previous level of conditioning).
What are the principles that the conduct of Army PRT follows? Precision. Progression. Integration.
What FM covers The Law of Land Warfare? FM 27-10.
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