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What is the Joint Force concept? The Joint Force concept is a force composed of significant elements, assigned or attached, to two or more military departments operating under a single joint force commander.
What are the four basic instruments of power? The four basic instruments of national power are diplomatic, economic, informational, and military.
During what times does the American military power play a vital role? American military power plays a vital role in peace, crisis, and conflict.
Describe Joint Operations Planning and Execution Segments (JOPES). The Joint operations planning and execution segments (JOPES) is the DOD-directed single, integrated joint command and control (C2) system for conventional operation planning and execution (to include theater level nuclear and chemical plans). See CDC.
The Air National Guard is administered by what agency? The Air National Guard is administered by the National Guard Bureau, a joint bureau of the departments of the Army and Air Force.
The Air National Guard uses what symbol to symbolize their great pride in their militia heritage? The Air National Guard utilizes the Minuteman symbol to stand for their great pride in their militia heritage.
What does the term “second community” mean in regards to the reserves? Many reservists who live in outlying areas or other states develop a sense of “second community” over the period they serve in their unit because they spend a good portion of their lives there.
Friendships and sense of teamwork that develop over time provide what two things? The friendships and sense of teamwork that develop over time provide stability and esprit-de-corps to the unit.
What is the seventh duty of the personnel craftsman? The seventh duty of the personnel craftsman is to perform personnel support for contingency operations (PERSCO).
How many responsibilities fall under the seventh duty? Five.
What is the most important responsibility that falls under the seventh duty? Personnel accountability.
Why is it important to take care of your mental health? It is important to have services available to members who are deployed because a member who is happy and healthy in mind, body, and spirit will be able to do a better job taking care of the mission.
What is the air and space expeditionary force (AEF) concept? The air and space expeditionary force (AEF) concept is how the Air Force organizes, trains, equips, and sustains itself by creating a mindset and cultural state that embraces the unique characteristics of aerospace power.
What are the 2 fundamental principles of the air and space expeditionary force (AEF) concept? (1) to provide trained and ready aerospace forces for national defense and (2) to meet national commitments through a structured approach which enhances Total Force readiness and sustainment.
Where can we get additional air and space expeditionary forces (AEF) to employ? Additional air and space expeditionary forces (AEF) can be employed by reaching forward to respond to crisis and contingency requirements.
The 20-month air and space expeditionary force (AEF) cycle includes periods of normal training, preparation, and on-call or deployment eligibility. How long is each period? Normal training is approximately 14 months, preparation is approximately 2 months, and the on-call or deployment period is approximately 4 months.
What determines what AEF association you are assigned to? Airmen are assigned to unit manpower document (UMD) authorizations and the UMD authorizations are postured in UTCs. These UTCs are aligned in one of the AEF or Enabler libraries.
What are the 2 reasons why an Airman’s AEF alignment can change? (1) If an Airman is reassigned to another base, permanent change of station (PCS), the Airman should be assigned to the base’s AEF that allows the most time before deploying and (2) HQ USAF may direct an AEF realignment between AEF cycles.
Once the MAJCOM/CV waives a request for an Airman who wishes to deploy outside of their normal AEF association, where is the approved waiver filed? Approved waivers must be maintained on file in the unit.
In an effort to work the Air Force assignment with the AEF rhythm, what will commanders pay particular attention to in regards to members leaving their units? Commanders will make every effort to schedule voluntary PCS/PCA departure dates, terminal leave dates for retirement, and separation dates, to occur during the 3-month period immediately following the unit’s deployment eligibility period.
What is a unit type code? A unit type code depicts a force capability with personnel and/or equipment requirements.
In order to provide trained and ready air and space forces to meet national commitments through a structured approach that enhances Total Force readiness and sustainment, how did the Air Force structure its Total Forces? Through a structured approach that enhances Total Force readiness and sustainment, the Air Force has organized its Total Force into 10 AEFs (5 AEF pairs) and 1 Enabler Force.
The AEF library data is currently resident in which two locations? In the War and Mobilization Plan (WMP)-3 Part 2 Air Force-Wide UTC Availability System (AFWUS) and the Time Phase Force Deployment Data (TPFDD) AEF libraries located in the Joint Operations Planning and Execution Segments (JOPES).
All of the following are basic instruments of national power diplomatic. economic. informational.
American military power plays a vital role in all of the following peace. crisis. conflict
Joint operations planning is conducted within the chain of command that runs from the president through the Secretary of Defense.
All of the following are examples of planning activities that support the development of operations plans, concept plans, functional plans, and operation orders sustainment. employment. mobilization.
The total force is represented by active duty, Guard, and Reserves
The Air National Guard is a very important component of the total force in offensive, defensive, and relief operations
Most Air National Guard flying units can trace their lineage back to the 1920s and 30s
The Reserves bring what three things to the military environment from their civilian employment? Talent, depth, and experience.
All of the following are wartime responsibilities of the personnel craftsman personnel reporting. personnel accountability preparation for movement
Which activity is responsible for maintaining accurate strength data on personnel resources? Personnel accountability
What is the name of the document that reflects all the positions for a TDY location? Deployed requirements manning document
If a member’s legal, fiscal, morale, and informational needs are not being met, what responsibility is the personnelist not fulfilling? Personal support
In order to meet the national security challenges of the 21st century the air and space expeditionary force concept was designed to do all of the following organize. train. equip.
The Air Force organized its total force into how many air and space expeditionary forces? 10
The goal of the Air and Space Expeditionary Force (AEF) concept is to equitably align available Air Force UTCs across 10 AEFs so each possesses equal capabilities.
Where the Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force is responsible for sustaining all base operating and support functions, it will normally organize as an air and expeditionary wing
Which group in the air and space expeditionary force construct may be formed to conduct missions that do not involve flying operations Air and space expeditionary group
Once an Airman arrives at a base, they are required to report to the military personnel element/military personnel flight
Air and Space Expeditionary Force (AEF) alignment is documented in the military personnel data system and each Airman is issued a/an AEF identification card
The Air and Space Expeditionary Force construct was designed where Airmen should not have to deploy more than once every 20 months
What is the basic building block used in force planning and the deployment of air and space expeditionary task forces ? Unit type code
Planners use unit type codes to document total funded manpower and fund logistics requirements needed to support the national military strategy during contingency, crisis action, and rotational planning.
The Air Force has organized its total force into 10 air and space expeditionary forces and one enabler force
Deviations to the Air and Space Expeditionary Force construct may be implemented on a case-by-case basis with whose approval? Chief of Staff.
According to Joint Pub 1–02, DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, mobilization is defined as what? the act of assembling and organizing national resources to spt national objectives in time of war or other emergencies, and as the process by which the Armed Forces or part of them are brought to a state of readiness for war or other national emergency
Title 10 United States Code (Title 10 U.S.C) most often used the term mobilization as it applies to what types of mobilization? Title 10 United States Code (Title 10 U.S.C.) most often uses the term mobilization as it applies to “partial”, “full” or “total” mobilization.
Describe partial mobilization Active Armed Forces may be expanded as a result of action by Congress or the President to mobilize ready Reserve units, IRR, and the resources needed for their support to meet the rqmnts of a war or other national emergency involving a threat to security
Describe full mobilization. mobilize all Reserve units and individuals in the existing force structure, all retired military personnel, and the resources needed for their spt to meet the requirements of a war or other national emergency involving athreat to the national security.
Deactivation processing for unit assigned Air National Guard and Reserves personnel is done by which agency? Deactivation processing for unit assigned Air National Guard and Reserves personnel will be accomplished by the Guard and Reserves Military Personnel Flight.
Upon payment of a travel voucher, the FSO Travel Pay Section will provide a legible copy of the voucher and all supporting documentation to military pay for what reason? Upon payment of the travel voucher, the FSO Travel Pay Section will provide a legible copy of the voucher and all supporting documentation to Military Pay for entitlement verification and posting.
Members with approved hardship cases may be retained on active duty for what period of time? Members with approved hardship cases may be retained for a period up to but not to exceed the original activation period.
What are the MPF’s responsibilities if a member is interested in submitting a hardship package? 1) Conduct an initial interview; 2) Review the member’s package; 3) Request a report individual person; 4) Forward the application within three duty days; 5) Update the personnel data system, 6) Properly distribute forms.
How are military personnel appropriation (MPA) man-days funded? Military personnel appropriation man-days are funded out of the military personnel appropriation account and active duty account.
Pay and allowances for personnel performing man-days is from what account? Pay and allowances for personnel performing man-days is from the military personnel appropriation (MPA)account.
Which AFSC if serving a tour of less than 30 days is permitted to wear beards as a religious observance, when it is required according to their faith? Chaplains serving a tour of less than 30 days are permitted to wear beards as a religious observance, when this is required according to their faith.
Do man-day tours longer than 30 consecutive days accrue leave? If so, how much? Man-day tours longer than 30 consecutive days will accrue leave of 2.5 days per month.
Define total force accountability. Total force accountability is defined as the accurate accounting for all Air Force personnel at all times regardless of location.
Wherever and whenever possible, personnel accountability procedures should follow what two things? Wherever and whenever possible, personnel accountability procedures should follow the chain of command and mirror normal day-to-day reporting procedures.
What type of system can a commander use to make sure the individual members are aware of accountability requirements? Commanders utilize systems like the recall system to ensure the individual members are aware of accountability requirements.
During a national crisis or natural disaster, what will the PRF hand out to their assigned base units? an overall baseline product provided by (HQ AFPC/PRC), listing the names, social security numbers and address information of Air Force military and civilian personnel who are assigned to, or who live within the projected area of concern
What are the four day-to-day responsibilities of the PRF? The four day-to-day readiness responsibilities of the PRF are: 1) planning, 2) MANPER-B systems, 3) accountability, and 4) deployment processing.
Who does the PRF work closely with to ensure the base’s installation deployment plan covers all aspects of processing and accounting for moving forces? The PRF works closely with the installation deployment officer to ensure the base’s installation deployment plan covers all aspects of processing and accounting for moving forces.
Once the PRF concludes the PERSCO training, what documentation should be completed? Once the Personnel Readiness Function concludes the training with the PERSCO teams, they need to document each member’s CFETP.
Once the PRF checks to see the MANPER-B system is operational, what should they do concerning the software? Once the system proves to be operational, the PRF must ensure all of the software on the system is the most current software.
Who serves as the focal point for scheduling and documenting all initial or recurring ancillary deployment training and classified courier training for PT members? The Force Support Squadron (FSS) unit deployment manager serves as the focal point for scheduling and documenting all initial/recurring ancillary deployment training and classified courier training for PT members.
PERSCO team members will be trained to what level? PERSCO team members will be trained to the “Go/No-Go” level.
How often should in-house training sessions be conducted? In-house training sessions should be conducted and documented at least monthly to ensure all team members receive training on all required areas within 12 months of initial assignment.
Who appoints the equipment custodian? The FSS commander appoints an Equipment Custodian for PERSCO LOGFOR equipment and MANPER-B systems
How often will the PT chief ensure the equipment custodian completes an inventory of supplies and equipment? The PT chief will ensure the equipment custodian completes an annual inventory of supplies and equipment.
How often does the PT chief brief the PERSCO responsibilities to all home station commanders with a deployment mission? The PT chief annually briefs PERSCO responsibilities to all home station commanders with a deployment mission.
When does the Execution Planning Phase begin? The Execution Planning Phase begins once a real-world situation develops requiring AF personnel and resources to respond.
Upon receipt of a warning order, what should be reviewed, if available? Upon receipt of a warning order, the current OPLAN/CONPLAN should be reviewed, if available.
What is the single most important responsibility of any deployed PERSCO team? Strength accountability accuracy and reporting is the single most important responsibility of any deployed PT.
The concept of mobilization is associated with “calling up” Reserve component forces. What does “calling up” do to the active duty’s military capability? Increases military capability.
The concept of mobilization can be associated with all activities necessary for the orderly transition of both active and Reserve component forces from peacetime to wartime posture
If the President or Congress would expand the active armed forces not to exceed 1,000,000 forces for not more than 24 consecutive months, they would elect what type of mobilization? Partial.
If a planner needed to review a directive that contained general policies and guidance concerning mobilization planning and the support of combatant commands in time of war, which directive would that be? War and Mobilization Plan Volume 1 (WMP–1).
If a war planner needs to document total Air Force manpower and logistics requirements needed to support the national military strategy during operational planning and execution activities, what will they use? Unit type code.
All of the following are mobilization principles having an objective. maintaining unity of effort. being flexible.
In regards to special orders and travel vouchers, deactivation or demobilization is documented by using the demobilization date authorized by the applicable MAJCOM on the DD Form 214 and the paid travel voucher.
If activated personnel experience personal, financial, or medical hardship caused by mobilization, early deactivation, or demobilization, what action can they take? Request retention on active duty.
When a member is interested in requesting retention on active duty for hardship reasons, the application process must be submitted at least how many days before the established deactivation or demobilization date? 15.
Once the military processing flight receives the hardship package, reviews the package, and requests a report individual person, how many days do they have to forward the package to the appropriate agency? Three duty days.
Days that are allocated, or put aside, for use by Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard officers, noncommissioned officers, and Airmen are commonly referred to as military personnel appropriation man-days.
Military personnel appropriation man-days support short-term needs of the active duty force by authorizing no more than 139 days annually.
Air Reserve component members on a man-day tour will comply with the dress and appearance standards of the active force.
Man-day tours usually include how many travel days? one-day maximum.
During natural disasters or national emergencies, the ability to quickly assess the status of Air Force Airmen, Department of the Air Force, nonappropriated funds civilians, and families is critical to resuming normal accountability.
Whose responsibility is it to ensure an up-to-date unit recall roster is maintained and forwarded to the installation command post? The commander.
All of the following day-to-day readiness responsibilities listed below belong to the personnel readiness function planning. manpower personnel base level systems. accountability.
The personnel readiness function serves as the military personnel flight/military personnel section war planner for personnel for all of the following deployments. exercises. contingencies.
In order to determine if manpower personnel base-level operations is working a real-world deployment or an exercise, what should the personnel readiness function do? Hook up, plug in, and turn on the personnel system.
Personnel from what organization are eligible for assignment to the personnel support for contingency operations team? Force Support Squadron.
During an increased readiness posture, personnel support for contingency operations team members must be able to arrive at their assigned military personnel section within the timelines outlined in the designed operation capability response time.
During the planning phase, what predeployment action is the most important? Training.
It is imperative the personnel support for contingency operation team maintain a hard copy of the accountability file because electronic information can be lost at any time due to equipment malfunction, operator error, sabotage, damage, environment, or loss of a power source.
If a reception control center has not been established, whose responsibility is it to coordinate with all of the deployed support agencies involved in the processing of personnel? The personnel support for contingency operation team.
The sustainment phase is a transition phase from a build up or surge phase, where the majority of the main operating force has arrived and completed in processing actions.
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