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Culture set of shared traditions, belief systems, and behaviors and is shaped by many factors, including history, religion, politics, resources, and economic environment
Holism The idea that all aspects of a culture are related to each other
Macro-Culture Most powerful culture of a particular society (often associated to countries) because large numbers of people belong to it
Micro-Culture A group of people living within a society who share cultural values, beliefs, and behaviors
Cultural Schema A complex mental framework used to codify the perceptions we associate to a particular culture
Cross-cultural competence Ability to effectively comprehend and act in a culturally complex environment to achieve desired results
Culture-General Knowledge Understanding basic concepts like culture, relativism, ethnocentrism, and holism
Motivation Most essential element of cross-cultural competence. Having a positive attitude toward cultural differences
Ethnocentrism Tendency where one views their culture as superior to other cultures
Communicate, Negotiate, Relate These are the cultural skills an Airman must have to "operationalize" and influence their environment
Culture-general education Enhances a service member's ability to recognize when cultural factors exist and determine the appropriate behaviors to implement to achieve desired results
Communication Competence Understanding how to properly communicate in another language or culture
Linguistic Competence A speaker's implicit, internalized knowledge of the rules of their native language
Impression Management Includes emotion regulation, self-monitoring, and perception acuity
Operational The _________branch of the chain of command is used to employ forces and runs from the President, through the SecDef, to the combatant commanders (CCDRs)
Coast Guard The _________Core Values are Honor, Respect, and Devotion to Duty
Army The_________ is responsible for the preparation of land forces necessary for the effective prosecution of war and military operations short of war
What are the Army's Core Values? Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, Personal courage
What behavior is customary when you are driving on an Army post and you hear retreat playing? Stop, get out, position of attention, salute
Which department of Homeland Security simultaneously provides support to the Department of Defense? Coast Guard
_______ organizes, trains, equips, and deploys combat ready forces to support combatant commanders around the globe ACC
Traditional Warfare is characterized as a confrontation between nation states or coalitions/alliances of nation states
Irregular warfare is defined as a violent struggle among state and non-state actors for legitimacy and influence over the relevant populations
Air Force Doctrine describes and guides the proper use of military operations
Range of Military Operations Refers to the scale of violent and involvement that they slide along. They can range from theatre-wide operations to deterrence operations
Joint Operations describes military actions conducted by joint forces or by service forces employed under command relationships
Principles of War are "those aspects of warfare that are universally true and relevant"
JIIM Environment is Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental and Multinational environment
Adversarial Crisis Response is when we are directing our energy towards an enemy and military force may be required
Non-adversarial Crisis Response is a descriptive term of how our operational Airman accomplish missions that are not war but a response to a crisis or contingency
Tactical Actions battles, engagements, and/or strikes conducted by combat forces
Acts by members of the NPT to detect, secure, and dispose of these weapsons is Nuclear Non-Proliferation
Non-nuclear and nuclear, active and passive defenses and infrastructure are elements of the New Triad
A country that has manufactured and exploded a nuclear weapon or other nuclear explosive device prior to January 1, 1967 is known as what? Nuclear Weapons State
Activities by non-members of the Non-proliferation Treaty to secure, transport, and employ weapons of mass destruction are known by what term? Nuclear Proliferation
Capability, will, and perception are the Inter-related factors of deterrence theory
A state of mind brought about by the existence of a credible threat of unacceptable counteraction is Deterrence Theory
Two certified personnel knowledgeable in the task and are capable of detecting incorrect acts is part of the Two-person Concept
What ensures only those persons whose behavior demonstrates integrity, reliability, trustworthiness, allegiance, and loyalty to the US shall be allowed to perform duties associated with nuclear weapons? Personnel Reliability Program
Material, personne, and procedures that contribute to the safety, security, reliability, and control of nuclear weapons are Deinifition of Nuclear Surety
Safety, Security, and Reliability are Key components of nuclear surety
Moral Courage the will to stand up for what is right, regardless of personal cost
Physical courage the observable action taken when faced with fear, pain, uncertainty, or danger
Hardiness of spirit the internal force one uses to face and handle mental and/or physical challenges
Resiliency ability to withstand, recover, and grow in the face of stressors and changing demands
What do the three diamonds in the Air Force symbol represent? Air Force core values
What are the primary benefits of customs and courtesies? Self-discipline & pride
What is considered to be the backbone of military discipline? Drill
What signals that start of the duty day? Reveille
Ethics a set of standards of conduct that guide decisions & actions based on duties derived from core values
Military Ethics the art of observing those moral obligations and precepts that is appropriate to a person's role within the military profession
What are the organizational factors that can cause stress? Physical, mental & emotional
Racism any attitude or actions or a person or institutional structure that subordinates a person of group because of RACE
Sexism attitudes and beliefs that one SEX is superior to another
Personal Discrimination actions taken to deprive an individual or group of a right because of color, national origin, race, religion, or sex. Can occur overtly, covertly, intentionally, or unintentionally
Unlawful Discrimination discrimination based on color, national origin race, religion, or sex that is not authorized
Systemic Discrimination action by an institution that, through its policies or procedures, deprives a person or group of a right because of color, national origin, race, religion, or sex
Prejudice a judgment against or an opinion contrary to anything without just grounds or sufficient knowledge
Stereotype exaggerated belief about a category of people. It rationalizes our conduct toward that category
Sexual Assault intentional sexual contact, characterized by use of forces, threats, intimidation, abuse of authority, or when the victim does not or cannot consent
Consent is not given when a person uses force, threat of force, coercion, or when the victim is asleep, incapacitated or unconscious
Bystander a person who sees the potential for a sexual assault.
Victim person assaulted by the prepetrator
Aggravated Assault causing serious physical injury to another; using a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument; committing an assault by any means of force that causes temporary but substantial disgifurement
Workplace Violence any act of violent physical or verbal attack, an unlawful threat, or an attempt to do violence or harm to somebody else
Overconfidence when one responds to a workplace violence incident with an "I can handle it" attitude when the right thing to do it consult with professional help
Workplace Bullying repeated, unreasonable, and unwanted actions by individuals or groups directed at individuals or groups with the intent to intimidate, harass, degrade, or offend
Assault violent physical or verbal attack, an unlawful threat, or an attempt to do violence or harm to somebody else
Inaction not taking action associated with workplace violence when warning signs are evident
Zero Tolerance Policy places all employees on notice that treats, assaults, or other acts of violence, made directly or indirectly, even in jest, toward other employees or customers will result in severe disciplinary action.
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