Distance Learning ALS Set A Vol. 2

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Distance Learning ALS Set A Vol. 2


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     During his in-processing briefing, SrA Holt hears the speaker say, “As a member of the USAF, you are part of a specialized society whose values, beliefs, and behaviors are different from the rest of the people in this country.” The speaker’s comments BEST explain ____________.
    • A. 

      Schema

    • B. 

      Micro-culture

    • C. 

      Macro-culture

  • 2. 
    When SSgt Ivey arrived at her deployment location, she immediately began learning about the Air Force mission, the country, and the local culture. She compared what she saw to her own past experiences, traditions, and beliefs and then, after carefully considering her options, she determined her best option was to gather more information before doing anything else. A few days later, she was glad she did, because looking back she realized it helped her interact more effectively with leaders from the local village and that they seemed to appreciate her efforts. SSgt Ivey’s actions BEST illustrate _______________ impact on her effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Cross Cultural Competence skills and their

    • B. 

       use of the OODA Loop and its

    • C. 

      Application ethnocentrism and its

  • 3. 
     _____ promotes cooperation among nations, responds to crises, and deters or defeats state and nonstate aggression, and supports development and, when necessary, reconstruction in order to establish the conditions for regional security, stability, and prosperity.
    • A. 

      USSOCOM

    • B. 

      USCENTCOM

    • C. 

      USSOUTHCOM

  • 4. 
    _________ organizes, trains, equips, and deploys combat ready forces to support combatant commanders around the globe.
    • A. 

      ACC

    • B. 

      AETC

    • C. 

      AFSOC

  • 5. 
    During a pre-deployment briefing, A1C Addison asks SSgt Potter, “So how exactly do we contribute in a joint environment?” Potter replies, “It’s our job to control the airspace above the battlefield, provide transport for and deliver forces, and protect and sustain any and all troops on the battlefield so that military operations can be successful! Our job becomes even more vital when operations escalate into a full scale war.” SSgt Potter’s comments BEST explain some of the _____________ and their impact on mission effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Air Force Core Functions

    • B. 

      Principles of Joint Operations

    • C. 

      Range of Military Operations

  • 6. 
    After gaining experience with a local law enforcement team, SSgt Lee deploys in support of a short term operation to enforce peace in an unstable nation. After a nighttime flight into the area, Lee’s team exits the helicopter and stays alert for hostile forces. Once they reach the entry control point the commander greets them and tells them to prepare for a combat patrol. The scenario BEST illustrates ____________ and their impact on mission effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Major operations and campaigns

    • B. 

      Crisis response and limited contingency operations

    • C. 

      Military engagement, security cooperation, and deterrence

  • 7. 
    During a Nuclear Surety Inspection, Chief Amber briefs the inspection team, “Our systems are built with certain principles, strict criteria, and with different techniques that ensure our nuclear systems are dependable and free from environmental risks and threats. They are also designed within the constraints of operational effectiveness, time, and cost throughout their life cycle. Because of this, we have a lower risk of unintentional nuclear weapon release.” Chief Amber’s comments BEST explain ___________ and its impact on mission effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Key elements of nuclear safety

    • B. 

      Passive nuclear security measures

    • C. 

      Key components of nuclear reliability

  • 8. 
     SSgt Vargas calls his crew together and says, “Lately we have had an increase in Quality Assurance inspection failures and a lot of minor write ups. The number of write-ups tells me that all of you are letting little things slip on a regular basis. I expect each of you to display a higher level of responsibility in your work. Unfortunately, to ensure our nuclear weapons program is within standards, I now have to conduct random spot inspections in order to hold everyone liable for following instructions.” If SSgt Vargas acts on his comments concerning ______, he will MOST likely have a __________ impact on the mission.
    • A. 

      Reliability and accountability; negative

    • B. 

      Reliability and accountability; positive

    • C. 

      Accountability and compliance; negative

    • D. 

      Accountability and compliance; positive

  • 9. 
    Recently promoted, SSgt Dooney is well respected and liked throughout the work center. Although he is in charge, he still desires to have the same relationship with his former peers, so he makes decisions based on their desires. As a result, the work center has missed several important deadlines and Dooney is having a hard time getting people to accomplish even the simplest mission related tasks. SSgt Dooney’s actions BEST illustrate ______.
    • A. 

      Adherence to an ethical principle

    • B. 

      Falling for an ethical trap

    • C. 

      Observance of military ethics

  • 10. 
    SSgt Mayberry, the NCOIC is strongly devoted to his religious beliefs. While on watch he does not allow any talk about things he considers secular, like partying and drinking, and denies time off for activities which in his opinion, are not in good taste and do not promote ethical behavior. Although morale seems okay, one or two members have talked about switching flights. Because SSgt Mayberry ______, his actions will MOST likely ______ his effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Appropriately placed principle ahead of purpose and people; enhance

    • B. 

      Failed to place people ahead of principle and purpose; hinder

    • C. 

      Applied ethical relativism; enhance

    • D. 

      Applied ethical relativism; hinder

  • 11. 
    During a staff meeting, SSgt Bank says, “If you are the victim of unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that causes an offensive or hostile working environment, you need to report this immediately. In addition, if you are the victim of threats, harassment, or behavior that causes fear for your personal safety, this is something you need to report through the chain of command. Finally, another area you don’t have to endure alone is if someone has forced abusive sexual contact with you. As your supervisor, I need you all to be able to focus and trust your fellow Airmen.” SSgt Bank’s final comments BEST explain _________ and its impact on unit effectiveness.
    • A. 

       Sexual Assault

    • B. 

      Sexual Harassment

    • C. 

      Workplace Violence

  • 12. 
    Sitting with SSgt Roy, TSgt Ingram says, “You seem a little different since you returned from combat operations.” Roy replies, “Lately, I feel anxious all the time…like I need to watch my back.” Ingram adds, “I’ve also noticed that you don’t play sports or take on challenging tasks anymore.” Roy replies, “I couldn’t care less about those things. Why take excessive risks? Besides, I don’t have the energy I used to have because every time I try to sleep my mind replays graphic scenes from the last convoy. Aside from that, I think I’m handling it all pretty well.” This scenario BEST illustrates ____________ and its impact on NCO effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Potential sources of stress

    • B. 

      Combat and operational stress

    • C. 

      Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • 13. 
    SSgt Amani tells TSgt Rowe, “I noticed something was different about SrA Jack. He let me know he was going through a rough patch and after our talk, he decided to speak to a chaplain. Even though I had a lot of work to do, I drove him to the chapel and waited until he was finished. I talk with him every day and he seems to be feeling much better now.” SSgt Amani’s _______ will MOST likely ________ his effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Understanding of stress management; enhance

    • B. 

      Misunderstanding of stress management; hinder

    • C. 

      Understanding of the Wingman Concept; enhance

    • D. 

      Misunderstanding of the Wingman Concept; hinder

  • 14. 
    As SSgt Conklin conducts his ORI preparation meeting, SrA Watt stumbles in late. After the meeting, Conklin asks Watt, “Have you been drinking?” Watt replies, “I didn't get home until early this morning from a party. Maybe I have had a little too much to drink.” Conklin replies, “Watt, your actions are in violation of the standards. Let’s go see the first sergeant.” SSgt Conklin’s _________ will MOST likely __________ his effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Inappropriate substance abuse prevention; decrease

    • B. 

      Appropriate substance abuse prevention; increase

    • C. 

      Inappropriate substance abuse intervention; decrease

    • D. 

      Appropriate substance abuse intervention; increase

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