SNCO DLC Joint Warfighter

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SNCO DLC Joint Warfighter

SNCO DLC JOINT WARFIGHTER


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  • 1. 
    Sometimes commanders use their knowledge, experience, and skills to respond with actions to assist during operations. Commanders have to consider certain elements they have little or no control over, but must nonetheless take into account when devising Strategy. This scenario BEST illustrates the differences between ___________.
    • A. 

      Operational Art and Contextual Elements

    • B. 

      Operational Art and Operational Design

    • C. 

      Contextual Elements and Operational Design

  • 2. 
    Both a science and an art, these actions are coordinated in time and place, to achieve strategic or operational objectives. Some practices have not changed since the dawn of warfare while others change constantly due to technology and the sociology of combatants. Leaders must understand these changes, act within their understanding of those changes, and continually assess and adapt to the situation to ensure success in joint environments. This paragraph BEST illustrates the effects of _________ on mission accomplishment in a Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental, and Multinational (JIIM) environment.
    • A. 

      Tactical actions

    • B. 

      Irregular warfare

    • C. 

      Traditional warfare

  • 3. 
    MSgt Lopez returned from the unit weekly staff meeting and briefed his people about new strategies that will affect how his defenders protect the peninsula of their Forward Operating Base. A few people began to express frustration arguing that it will take more time than the current process. MSgt Lopez explained the reasoning behind the change; his justifications were disputed with statements that support why the change will fail. This scenario BEST illustrates how _________ and _________ levels of warfare impact strategies.
    • A. 

      Strategic and Operational

    • B. 

      Tactical and Strategic

    • C. 

      Operational and Tactical

  • 4. 
    In order to ensure his Airmen are ready to deploy at the end of the month, MSgt Spencer checks with the Unit Training Manager to see if anyone has any outstanding tasks that still need to be completed. He also scheduled some time to sit down with each Airman to inspect their gear for items that need to be replaced. He hopes that by accomplishing these actions, they’ll be able to focus on the mission as soon as they get to the AOR. MSgt Spencer’s actions BEST illustrate __________tasks associated with the ________ branch of the chain of command.
    • A. 

      Organizing and recruiting; administrative

    • B. 

      Training and equipping; administrative

    • C. 

      Training and equipping; operational

    • D. 

      Organizing and recruiting; operational

  • 5. 
    During an operation, a CCDR determines that he doesn’t have enough air assets to accomplish a specific mission. As a result, assistance is provided from another CCDR. With the additional assets, the CCDR tasked with the mission exercises OPCON to plan and execute it successfully. Once the mission is completed, the borrowed assets are returned to their original CCDR. This scenario BEST illustrates a transfer of forces that are ___________ the supported CCDR.
    • A. 

      Assigned to

    • B. 

      Attached to

    • C. 

      Directly supporting

  • 6. 
    In order to provide assistance to a country hit by a devastating tsunami, the CCDR decides to task U.S. forces already assigned to a command geographically located near the disaster with the mission. The CCDR gives that commander OPCON over the joint forces already assigned. The CCDR’s actions BEST identify the use of a _______________ as a joint force option.
    • A. 

      JTF

    • B. 

      Combatant Command

    • C. 

      Subordinate Unified Command

  • 7. 
    A bombing has occurred in an area known as a hotspot for these types of activities and the President and SecDef want to stabilize this part of the country. The crisis is located in a country that shares its southern border with an ocean. Additionally, the northern border contains mountainous regions that intelligence predicts will be used as a safe haven for those taking responsibly for the bombing. Therefore, the CCDR decides to stand up a JTF to deal with the situation. The CJTF determines there are two areas of operation: air and sea. Based on the CJTF’s areas of operation, she should to appoint a ________ and _______.
    • A. 

      JFACC and JFMCC

    • B. 

      JFLCC and JFSOCC

    • C. 

      COMARFOR and COMMARFOR

  • 8. 
    MSgt Smith has to explain to his new Airmen how often they can expect to deploy. He tells them that when they deploy, they’re usually gone for 6 months, but it’ll most likely be 18 months before they’re vulnerable to deploy again. MSgt Smith’s comments BEST identify Tempo Band _______ with a _______ deploy to dwell rate.
    • A. 

      A; 1:4

    • B. 

      E; 1:1

    • C. 

      C; 1:3

  • 9. 
    The _________ is so critical to Air Force warfighting success that it’s considered a weapon system.
    • A. 

      ATO

    • B. 

      JAOC

    • C. 

      WOC

  • 10. 
    The _________ operates two 12-month life cycles that align with the Global Force Management Cycle.
    • A. 

      AEF schedule

    • B. 

      AEF battle rhythm

    • C. 

      Global Force Management Allocation Process

  • 11. 
    MSgt Isaac’s team is preparing to deploy in 6 months. During this time, he ensures their equipment is serviceable and all of their training is up-to-date. He also briefed that, if there are no extenuating circumstances, once they get back, they won’t be vulnerable for another deployment in 18 months. MSgt Isaac’s actions BEST illustrate the responsibilities of the _______________.
    • A. 

      Goldwater-Nichols Act of 1986

    • B. 

      Operational branch of the chain of command

    • C. 

      Administrative branch of the chain of command

  • 12. 
    CMSgt Decker tells his training instructors that even though they’re considered an institutional force and don’t represent a warfighting capability, they’re still inherently deployable. Therefore, he advises them to check vMPF to find out what Tempo Band they’re assigned to so they know when they might be vulnerable for a deployment. He ends by saying, “Remember, we’re Airmen. Even though you’re in a special duty assignment, you must be ready to support the joint force at all times. The more ready you are, the more useful you’ll be to a joint force commander.” CMSgt Decker’s comments BEST explain the __________ and its impact on mission effectiveness.
    • A. 

      AEF concept

    • B. 

      AETF

    • C. 

      JTF

  • 13. 
    While briefing at the Joint Air Operations Course, MSgt Keele says, “Here’s where we monitor the actual execution of the ATO, organize adjustments to the JFACC and the Wing Operation Centers, and support other divisions in evaluating the present effort.” MSgt Keele’s comment BEST identifies the __________ Division of the Joint Air Operations Center.
    • A. 

      Strategy

    • B. 

      Combat Plans

    • C. 

      Combat Operations

  • 14. 
    SMSgt Michaud receives an assignment notification where she will be working alongside active duty Air Force, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve personnel, and Department of the AF civilian personnel. Rather than having preconceived notions that only the active duty component is important, she says, “I’m definitely aware that each service component brings vital capabilities to the fight. I have an open mind in listening to everyone’s ideas so that we can succeed in accomplishing our mission.” SMSgt Michaud’s decision BEST illustrates an understanding of the ___________ and its impact on mission effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Joint Warfare

    • B. 

      Total Force

    • C. 

      Joint Force

  • 15. 
    While giving the unit’s in-processing briefing, MSgt Williams says, “In this unit, we balance safety against operational effectiveness through positive measures that reduce the likelihood of unauthorized acts. Even though history has demonstrated our measures are not an absolute guarantee, we do know they provide acceptable assurance for continuing safe operations. In addition, although we consider our personnel trustworthy and loyal, we also rely on our procedures and facilities to secure against loss or theft. Finally, because any violation of the rules could compromise operations, we always work in pairs.” MSgt Williams’ briefing BEST identifies elements of nuclear ________.
    • A. 

      Surety

    • B. 

      Deterrence

    • C. 

      Lessons learned

  • 16. 
    While briefing at the Group Commanders’ Course, SMSgt Silvers says, “Sometimes commanders must use ingenuity bolstered by their perspective, experience, and talents to develop strategies, campaigns and operations during combat. This will enable them to gather and deploy forces regardless of the obstacles.” SMSgt Silvers’ comment BEST identifies _____.
    • A. 

      Operational Art

    • B. 

      Operational Design

    • C. 

      Contextual Elements

  • 17. 
    After a recent hurricane on the East Coast, SMSgt Inauen gathers his team together and informs them that in order to get the necessary relief to the coast they will be working with other DOD agencies like FEMA, along with Reserve and National Guard members from many surrounding states. As SMSgt Inauen briefs his team he states, “These organizations within DOD bring unique capabilities with them and they share in the concern we have for the people affected by this storm. Let’s work in concert with them to support our East Coast relief efforts.” SMSgt Inauen’s comments BEST identify the ________ element of JIIM.
    • A. 

      Interagency Coordination

    • B. 

      Multinational Operations

    • C. 

      Inerorganizational Coordination

  • 18. 
    While briefing newly assigned personnel, MSgt Manning says, “Our mission is to provide oversight of the Air Force nuclear mission, so we can safeguard our nuclear assets, and use nuclear weapons with precision when called upon to do so.” MSgt Manning’s comments BEST identify _____.
    • A. 

      AF Global Strike Command

    • B. 

      The National Security Strategy

    • C. 

      The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

  • 19. 
    During a staff meeting, SMSgt Beckham briefs, “This type of planning relies strongly on predictions about politics and military situations that will exist when the plan is implemented. It is a scheduled planning that happens in a permissive environment without imminent military action.” SMSgt Beckham’s comments BEST identify ____________.
    • A. 

      Crisis Action Planning

    • B. 

      Deliberate Planning

    • C. 

      Campaign Planning

  • 20. 
    The forward-deployed unit superintendent, SMSgt Levi, tells her subordinates, “I consider this team the best one to complete the upcoming tasking since we were specifically formed to complete missions with a precise, finite end goal…usually in response to an emergency situation and when time is of the essence.” SMSgt Levi’s comments BEST identify a ____________.
    • A. 

      Combatant command

    • B. 

      Subordinate unified command

    • C. 

      Joint task force

  • 21. 
    While briefing a newcomer’s course, SMSgt Carver says, “Welcome to Peterson AFB, our mission focus is, being charged with civil assistance and security within our Nation’s borders. We also keep our eyes on the skies by way of NORAD’s radar capabilities.” SMSgt Carver’s comments BEST identify __________.
    • A. 

      USNORTHCOM

    • B. 

      USCENTCOM

    • C. 

      USSOUTHCOM

  • 22. 
    Due to a rise in radical Islamists in Puerto Rico, a US territory, US leadership considers committing US military forces. The situation is rapidly getting worse, so there is not much time to act. The CJCS issues the warning order to the commander for planning purposes. This scenario BEST illustrates the need for _________.
    • A. 

      Crisis Action Planning

    • B. 

      Deliberate Planning

    • C. 

      Campaign Planning

  • 23. 
    While welcoming two new airmen to her unit, MSgt Armstrong says, “We have a high level of responsibility in our job. We must only allow authorized personnel access to the weapon systems we maintain. We must also prevent any destruction or loss and prevent any possible contamination.” MSgt Armstrong’s comments BEST identify the key elements of nuclear ________ and its impact on mission effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Unit Discipline

    • B. 

      Safety Standards

    • C. 

      Security Standards

  • 24. 
    SMSgt Wilson overhears a couple of Airmen complaining about how their supervisor, MSgt Crawford constantly harps on following technical data and being accountable. One Airman says, “We had nothing to do with that unauthorized shipment of nuclear components in 2006, yet here we are, years later, still paying for other people’s incompetence.” Another Airman says, “I heard Crawford was involved in that incident.” Wilson interrupts, “If she was, she learned from it and passed it on to us. Our team's attention to detail has earned us all a lot of recognition, plus we can be confident in the nukes we maintain.” MSgt Crawford’s actions BEST illustrate nuclear _________ impact on mission effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Lessons learned and their

    • B. 

      Proliferation and its

    • C. 

      Safety standards and their

  • 25. 
    Prior to convoy duty, SMSgt Browning briefs his team on proper operations in the event of attack. Later, during the movement to a new camp, the team takes small arms fire. The team’s drivers follow procedure, while SMSgt Browning and the other escort vehicles return fire. Afterwards, convoy members noted how Browning’s proper engagement of enemy forces enabled them to make it to their destination. SMSgt Browning’s actions BEST illustrate the ____________ level of warfare and its impact on mission effectiveness.
    • A. 

      Tactical 

    • B. 

      Operational

    • C. 

      Strategic

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