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3S371 Vol 1 2011

3S371 Manpower CDC Volume 1 (2011)

QuestionAnswer
(001) The structure around the four core competencies allows the manpower and organization (MO) community to accomplish what? Maximize the use and effectiveness of available Air Force manpower resources
(001) Managing the manpower programming and execution system (MPES) is included in which of the core competencies? Program allocation and control
(001) Contingency manpower planning and execution is included in which core competencies? Requirements determination
(001)What documents describes the manpower officer and manpower noncommissioned officer (NCO) duties and responsibilities? The Air Force officer and enlisted classification directories
(002) Which agency serves as the Air Force point of contact for all Air Force management engineering procedural matters? Air Force Manpower Agency (AFMA)
(002) Who is responsible for defending their manpower requirements? Command functional manager
(002) The wing-level manpower and organization office is responsible for? Serving as local office of primary responsibilities (OPR) for competitive sourcing initiatives
(003) Who has responsibility for recruiting people into the manpower and organization (MO) career field? All members of the career field
(003) What is the best method to attract individuals to the manpower and organization career field? Personal contact
(003) What is the minimum grade for entry into the manpower and organization career field? SrA w/ SSgt line number
(003) SSgt Wilson wants to retrain into AFS 3S3X1. What is the minimum Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) score needed? 66
(004) What is not a requirement for award of the 7-skill level in the manpower career field? Must be a SSgt or above
(005) A wing-level manpower and organization (MO) office wants to apply for the Manpower and Organization Awards for Professional Excellence. To qualify for the Large MO of the Year, the office must have a minimum of how many authorizations? 11
(005) Which office is responsible for selecting the manpower and organization (MO) Air Force annual award winners? HQ USAF, Director of MO (HQ USAF/A1M)
(006) Which Air Force organizational objectives state that organizations should be capable of adapting rapidly to changing external circumstances? Flexibility
(006) What organizational principle is being used when an organization has a clear-cut purpose, goal, and scope, with one individual in charge? Functional grouping
(006) What organizational principle promotes rapid decision making? Lean organizational structures
(006) When used, intermediate organizations? Consist of tactical functions only, without a full range of staff functions
(007) What organizational entity consists of a headquarters unit and its subordinate units? Establishment
(007) What organizational entity provides for an unbroken chain of command? Unit
(007) A unit that is serving away from its organization of assignment and is attached to another organization is called a? Detached unit
(007) What organizational entity is not a unit but may function as one if so designated Air Force element
(008) What level of organization are tactical echelons that provide operational leadership and supervision? Numbered Air Force
(008) What type of group has the same functions and responsibilities as a wing but its scope and size do not warrant wing-level designation? Independent
(008) What is the basic unit in the Air Force? Squadron
(008) What type of flight has multiple elements with identical missions? Alpha
(009) Which standard elements is only used at the group level? Deputy Commander
(009) What element provides support in the form of pinpointing function oversight, providing advice, or carrying out orders? Staff
(009) What is a staff element that is further divided into sections and elements? Branch
(010) Organizational structure variances are submitted for approval by whom and why? Command; when a standard function does not exist at a location
(010) What organizational structure ensures the readiness of assigned forces; prepares forces for deployment and employment; plans for beddown of forces; and exercises operational control over assigned forces? Numbered Air Force (NAF)
(010) What organizational structure generates and employs combat capability? Wing
(011) What action would you take to provide the legal authority for a new unit subordinate to a major command (MAJCOM)? Constitute
(011) Who activates and assigns a unit by issuing a G-Series order? Major command (MAJCOM)
(011) What organization is created when a specific organization is required and no organization exists to attach personnel? Provisional
(011) What provides the authority for a provisional unit? G-Series order
(012) What approved force structure action does not require a request for organizational action? Inactivate
(012) How many months maximum is the test period allowed for testing new organizations? 12
(013) When does an organizational action in a G-Series order normally become effective? On the date of the order
(013) What code identifies the relationship between units when creating an organizational chart? Parent PAS code
(014) What is the process is used to produce the Department of Defense (DOD) portion of the president’s budget? Planning, Programming, Budgeting And Execution (PPBES)
(015) What key document is prepared to convey the advice of the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff to the president, National Security Council (NSC), and the secretary of defense (SECDEF)? National Military Strategy (NMS)
(015) What is published by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) to set the amount of Total Obligation Authority (TOA) for each of the services? Fiscal Guidance (FG)
(016) What links the Air Force Strategic Planning Directive (AFSPD) to programming? Annual Planning and Programming Guidance (APPG)
(016) The Annual Planning and Programming Guidance (APPG) provides programming guidance for developing the? Program Objective Memorandum (POM)
(016) What is the purpose of the program review in the Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution System (PPBE)? Reach a decision on Program Objective Memorandum (POM) issues
(017) Which phase of Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution System (PPBES) is used to formulate, execute, and control near term resource requirements and allocation? Budget and execution
(017) One of the key purposes of the Investment Budget Review (IBR) is to protect the Air Force? Total Obligation Authority (TOA)
(017) The budget review begins when the program budget review is submitted to? Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD)
(018) What identifies individual programs in the Future Years Defense Program (FYPD)? Program elements (PE)
(018) How many characters are in the program element codes (PEC) contained in the Future Years Defense Program (FYDP)? 8
(018) What is the category thought of as a category of money and is used by Congress to fund the president’s budget? Appropriation codes
(018) What Department of Defense (DOD) document is a detailed compilation of the total resources (forces, manpower, dollars) programmed for DOD? Future Years Defense Program (FYDP)
(018) What source is updated when commands translate manpower resources into manpower authorizations? Unit manpower document (UMD)
(019) What shows the specific resource commodities of the overall Air Force program? USAF program documents
(019) USAF program documents are normally published? Annually
(020) What mathematical model would you use to determine manpower requirements for a functional group? Functional estimating equation (FEE)
(021) In-service civilians can serve in which positions? Air Reserve technician
(021) What is accomplished by tracking contracted workload and establishing contract manpower equivalents? Assures the Air Force doesn’t pay for the same services twice
(022) Which manpower terms provide the authority to acquire and employ permanent-hire civilians? Manpower authorization
(022) When does HQ USAF/A1M allocate manpower resources to the major commands (MAJCOM)? At the end of each Future Years Defense Program (FYDP) update
(022) What action does a major command (MAJCOM) take when they increase their in-service civilian end strength? Reprogram dollars from existing accounts to fund the increase
(023) What agency is the approval authority for allocating fixed grades? Directorate of Manpower and Organization (HQ USAF/A1M)
(023) Which agency is responsible for preparing command grade factors? Air Force Manpower Agency (AFMA)
(023) What would you use to determine the maximum limit for field grade officers? Defense Officer Personnel Management Act (DOPMA)
(024) Is a Deputy Commander position a valid use of a colonel position (True/False)? False
(024) Which aircrew position indicators (API) would you assign to a rated staff or supervisory position above wing level with responsibilities and duties that require the incumbent to actively fly? 8
(024) Which type of positions requires the preparation of an AF Form 480, Aircrew AFSC Justification? Rated position above wing level
(025) Who exercises command authority over non-mobilized Air Force Reserve (AFR) units? Commander, Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC)
(025) What agency is responsible for determining mobilization manpower requirements? Gaining command
(025) What is a valid reason for authorizing an individual mobilization augmentee (IMA)? Augment the active duty component structure
(026) Who is responsible for evaluating and grading civilian position descriptions? Classification section
(026) Normally as a good management practice, for how many days should you recommend a civilian temporary overhire become effective? 90
(027) What relationship is the most commonly used in a relational database? One-to-many
(027) Which keys are an attribute or combination of attributes on the many side of a one-to-many relationship? Foreign
(028) Since the Manpower Programming and Execution System (MPES) resides on servers, how is the MPES access by analysts of various levels in the manpower and organization (MO) community? Web browser
(028) What attribute is used to identify an individual simultaneously filling both a reserve force requirement and its related peacetime civilian requirement? Air Reserve Technician (ART)
(028) What attributes code classifies a manpower requirement record as wartime execution, authorization, peacetime, wartime plan, and contract manpower equivalent (CME)? Manpower type codes (MNT)
(029) You have accessed Manpower Programming and Execution System (MPES), what tab in the MPES menu do you use to display the modify profile function? Tools
(029) You need to create and export reports from Manpower Programming and Execution System(MPES), how do you interact with the MPES to accomplish this task? Select Business Objects function from Live tab grouping
(030) What unit manpower document (UMD) sequence is the default order and is most useful to the units you support? Organization structure code (OSC)
(030) What unit manpower document (UMD) sequence is primarily used to apply manpower standards or other manpower determinants? Functional account code (FAC)
(031) At what level is an authorization change request (ACR) initiated? At any level
(031) What is the most critical step in the authorization change request (ACR) process? Evaluation
(031) To which agency do you submit your manpower project to for approval? Major command
(031) What is the first thing you should do when you receive an authorization change notice (ACN)? Check for errors
Created by: charles.barnes