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  • 1. 

    (001) What is the core component of combat logistics support?

    • A.

      A. Logistics planning function.

    • B.

      B. Light, lean, lethal forces.

    • C.

      C. Time definite resupply.

    • D.

      D. Agile logistics.

    Correct Answer
    A. A. Logistics planning function.
    Explanation
    The core component of combat logistics support is the logistics planning function. This involves the strategic planning and coordination of all logistical activities to ensure that the necessary resources and supplies are available to support military operations. This includes everything from transportation and distribution to maintenance and sustainment. Without effective logistics planning, combat forces would not have the necessary support and resources to carry out their missions effectively.

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  • 2. 

    (001) For which areas do log planners (or “loggies”) evaluate assigned functions and direct operation of logistics plans processes and special activities?

    • A.

      A. Unit control centers.

    • B.

      B. Disaster response teams.

    • C.

      C. Contingency action teams.

    • D.

      D. Deployment control centers.

    Correct Answer
    D. D. Deployment control centers.
    Explanation
    Log planners, or "loggies," evaluate assigned functions and direct the operation of logistics plans processes and special activities in deployment control centers. These centers are responsible for coordinating and managing the deployment of personnel, equipment, and supplies to support military operations. They ensure that all logistical aspects of the deployment are properly planned and executed, including transportation, maintenance, supply chain management, and personnel support.

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  • 3. 

    (001) Which log plans program is one of the biggest reimbursement generators for a base?

    • A.

      A. Deployments.

    • B.

      B. Support planning.

    • C.

      C. Support agreements.

    • D.

      D. War readiness materiel (WRM).

    Correct Answer
    C. C. Support agreements.
    Explanation
    Support agreements are one of the biggest reimbursement generators for a base. These agreements involve contracts between the military base and external entities, such as other military branches or civilian organizations, to provide support services. These services can include maintenance, transportation, and other logistical support. The reimbursement for these services is a significant source of funding for the base, making support agreements a crucial program for generating revenue.

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  • 4. 

    (002) How many core competencies are there for log plans?

    • A.

      A. Ten.

    • B.

      B. Six.

    • C.

      C. Five.

    • D.

      D. One.

    Correct Answer
    C. C. Five.
    Explanation
    There are five core competencies for log plans.

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  • 5. 

    (002) Which logistics plans core competency includes the integrating and performing training and logistics modeling area of expertise?

    • A.

      A. Readying the force.

    • B.

      B. Positioning the force.

    • C.

      C. Recovering the force.

    • D.

      D. Employing and sustaining the force.

    Correct Answer
    A. A. Readying the force.
    Explanation
    The logistics plans core competency that includes the integrating and performing training and logistics modeling area of expertise is "Readying the force." This competency focuses on preparing and training the force, as well as analyzing and modeling logistics operations to ensure efficient and effective support for military missions.

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  • 6. 

    (002) What program is used to visualize and analyze the gross transportation feasibility of an Operation Plan (OPLAN) time-phased force and deployment data (TPFDD)?

    • A.

      A. Joint Operations Planning and Execution System (JOPES).

    • B.

      B. Logistician’s Contingency Assessment Tools (LOGCAT).

    • C.

      C. Joint Flow Analysis System for Transportation (JFAST).

    • D.

      D. Logistics Module (LOGMOD).

    Correct Answer
    C. C. Joint Flow Analysis System for Transportation (JFAST).
    Explanation
    The correct answer is c. Joint Flow Analysis System for Transportation (JFAST). JFAST is the program used to visualize and analyze the gross transportation feasibility of an Operation Plan (OPLAN) time-phased force and deployment data (TPFDD).

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  • 7. 

    (002) Right-sized unit type codes (UTC) are scalable and

    • A.

      A. sustainable.

    • B.

      B. deployable.

    • C.

      C. modular.

    • D.

      D. tailored.

    Correct Answer
    C. C. modular.
    Explanation
    Right-sized unit type codes (UTC) are scalable and modular. This means that they can be easily adjusted or modified to fit different needs or requirements. They can be expanded or reduced in size as necessary, making them adaptable and flexible. This scalability allows for efficient resource allocation and utilization. Additionally, the modularity of UTCs ensures that they can be easily integrated with other systems or components, enhancing their functionality and interoperability. Therefore, the correct answer is c. modular.

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  • 8. 

    (002) Which resource can provide access to critical materiel and services when preparing the battlefield?

    • A.

      A. War readiness materiel (WRM).

    • B.

      B. Host-nation support (HNS).

    • C.

      C. Request for forces (RFF).

    • D.

      D. Support agreements.

    Correct Answer
    B. B. Host-nation support (HNS).
    Explanation
    Host-nation support (HNS) can provide access to critical materiel and services when preparing the battlefield. HNS refers to the assistance and support provided by a host nation to military forces operating in their territory. This support can include access to facilities, infrastructure, logistics, supplies, and other resources necessary for military operations. By leveraging the resources and capabilities of the host nation, military forces can enhance their readiness and effectiveness in preparing the battlefield.

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  • 9. 

    (003) If postured to deploy, what requirements must noncommissioned officers (NCO) be prepared to meet?

    • A.

      A. Line remark.

    • B.

      B. Pre-deployment.

    • C.

      C. Combatant commander.

    • D.

      D. Supporting commander.

    Correct Answer
    B. B. Pre-deployment.
    Explanation
    NCOs must be prepared to meet the requirements of pre-deployment. This means they must be ready to fulfill all the necessary tasks and responsibilities before being deployed, such as completing training, preparing equipment, and ensuring readiness for combat operations. This includes tasks like conducting pre-deployment briefings, coordinating logistics, and ensuring personnel are properly trained and equipped. Being prepared for pre-deployment is crucial for NCOs to effectively contribute to the mission and support their unit during deployment.

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  • 10. 

    10. (003) During which process do Airmen assist in monitoring and reporting limiting factors?

    • A.

      A. Deployments.

    • B.

      B. Support agreement.

    • C.

      C. Adaptive planning process.

    • D.

      D. War readiness materiel (WRM) process.

    Correct Answer
    C. C. Adaptive planning process.
    Explanation
    During the adaptive planning process, Airmen assist in monitoring and reporting limiting factors. This process involves evaluating the current situation, identifying potential obstacles or constraints, and developing strategies to overcome them. By monitoring and reporting limiting factors, Airmen can ensure that the planning process is realistic and effective in achieving its objectives. This helps to optimize resources and enhance operational readiness.

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  • 11. 

    (003) Which function do noncommissioned officers (NCO) provide during base support and expeditionary site planning processes?

    • A.

      A. Validate and monitor war readiness materiel (WRM) deficiencies.

    • B.

      B. Conduct training for subordinate and tenant units.

    • C.

      C. Reporting limiting factors (LIMFACS).

    • D.

      D. Coordinate international logistics.

    Correct Answer
    B. B. Conduct training for subordinate and tenant units.
    Explanation
    Noncommissioned officers (NCO) play a crucial role in conducting training for subordinate and tenant units during base support and expeditionary site planning processes. They are responsible for ensuring that the soldiers under their command receive the necessary training to fulfill their duties effectively. This includes providing instruction, guidance, and supervision to enhance the skills and knowledge of the units they oversee. By conducting training, NCOs contribute to the overall readiness and preparedness of the military forces.

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  • 12. 

    (004) What must craftsman complete to be awarded a 7-skill level?

    • A.

      A. Ancillary and Career Field Education and Training Plan (CFETP) training.

    • B.

      B. Ancillary and Advanced Distributed Learning Service (ADLS) training.

    • C.

      C. 7-skill level career development course (CDC) and CFETP training.

    • D.

      D. 7-skill level CDC and 7-skill level core tasks.

    Correct Answer
    D. D. 7-skill level CDC and 7-skill level core tasks.
    Explanation
    To be awarded a 7-skill level, a craftsman must complete a 7-skill level Career Development Course (CDC) and also complete the 7-skill level core tasks. This indicates that the craftsman has achieved a high level of competency and proficiency in their field of expertise.

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  • 13. 

    (004) What school will individuals attend when promoted to Technical Sergeant (TSgt)?

    • A.

      A. War readiness materiel (WRM) training.

    • B.

      B. Noncommissioned officers Academy (NCOA).

    • C.

      C. Contingency Wartime Planning Course (CWPC).

    • D.

      D. Joint Operations Planning and Execution System (JOPES).

    Correct Answer
    B. B. Noncommissioned officers Academy (NCOA).
    Explanation
    When individuals are promoted to the rank of Technical Sergeant (TSgt), they will attend the Noncommissioned Officers Academy (NCOA). This academy is specifically designed to provide advanced leadership and management training to noncommissioned officers in the United States military. It focuses on developing their skills and knowledge in areas such as leadership, communication, decision-making, and professional development. Attending the NCOA is an important step in the career progression of individuals in the military, as it prepares them for increased responsibilities and leadership roles.

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  • 14. 

    (004) What position can a 9-level be expected to fill?

    • A.

      A. Noncommissioned officer in charge war readiness materiel.

    • B.

      B. Installation deployment officer (IDO).

    • C.

      C. Support agreement.

    • D.

      D. Superintendent.

    Correct Answer
    D. D. Superintendent.
    Explanation
    A 9-level can be expected to fill the position of a superintendent. This position is typically a higher-level management role within an organization or unit. Superintendents are responsible for overseeing and coordinating the activities of a department or division, ensuring that tasks are completed efficiently and effectively. They may also be involved in decision-making, resource allocation, and personnel management.

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  • 15. 

    (005) Which area is not a base-level log plans function?

    • A.

      A. Support agreement.

    • B.

      B. War readiness materiel.

    • C.

      C. Functional management.

    • D.

      D. Deployment management.

    Correct Answer
    C. C. Functional management.
    Explanation
    Functional management is not a base-level log plans function because it is primarily concerned with the management and coordination of specific functions within an organization, such as finance, human resources, or marketing. Base-level log plans functions, on the other hand, are focused on the planning and execution of logistics operations, including support agreements, war readiness materiel, and deployment management. Therefore, functional management does not fall under the purview of base-level log plans functions.

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  • 16. 

    (005) Which section is a base-level log plans function?

    • A.

      A. War readiness materiel management.

    • B.

      B. Unit control center management.

    • C.

      B. Unit control center management.

    • D.

      D. Programs.

    Correct Answer
    A. A. War readiness materiel management.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a. War readiness materiel management. This section is considered a base-level log plans function because it is responsible for managing and coordinating the logistics and supply chain operations related to war readiness materials. This includes inventory management, distribution, and maintenance of these materials to ensure they are readily available for use in combat situations.

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  • 17. 

    (005) Who will provide training with the assistance of the finance and manpower offices to the Functional Area Agreement Coordinators (FAAC)?

    • A.

      A. War readiness materiel (WRM) manager.

    • B.

      B. Support agreement manager.

    • C.

      C. Wing commander.

    • D.

      D. Unit.

    Correct Answer
    B. B. Support agreement manager.
    Explanation
    The support agreement manager will provide training with the assistance of the finance and manpower offices to the Functional Area Agreement Coordinators (FAAC).

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  • 18. 

    (005) What kind of activities will 20 percent of your time be spent?

    • A.

      A. Reading.

    • B.

      B. Training.

    • C.

      C. Supervision.

    • D.

      D. Deployment.

    Correct Answer
    D. D. Deployment.
    Explanation
    20 percent of your time will be spent on deployment activities.

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  • 19. 

    (005) To which organizational level do the managing Base Support Plans (BSP) logistic planners forward limiting factors (LIMFAC)?

    • A.

      A. Air Combat Command (ACC).

    • B.

      B. Pacific Air Force (PACAF).

    • C.

      C. Number Air Force (NAF).

    • D.

      D. Unit.

    Correct Answer
    C. C. Number Air Force (NAF).
    Explanation
    The managing Base Support Plans (BSP) logistic planners forward limiting factors (LIMFAC) to the Number Air Force (NAF) organizational level. This suggests that the NAF is responsible for addressing and resolving any limiting factors that may affect the BSP logistics plans. This indicates that the NAF plays a crucial role in ensuring that the logistical needs of the base support plans are met effectively.

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  • 20. 

    (006) In which area do major command (MAJCOM) personnel work with other logistics functional areas to ensure needed logistics resources are identified and programmed in the program objective memorandum (POM)?

    • A.

      A. Programs.

    • B.

      B. Agreements.

    • C.

      C. Deployments.

    • D.

      D. War readiness materiel (WRM).

    Correct Answer
    A. A. Programs.
    Explanation
    Major command (MAJCOM) personnel work with other logistics functional areas to ensure needed logistics resources are identified and programmed in the program objective memorandum (POM). This involves coordinating and planning various programs related to logistics, such as procurement, transportation, maintenance, and supply chain management. By working together, these personnel can ensure that the necessary resources are allocated and budgeted for in the POM, allowing for efficient and effective logistics support to be provided to the MAJCOM and its operations.

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  • 21. 

    21. (006) Which agency is the senior war-fighting echelon of the US Air Force?

    • A.

      A. A4 Contingency Action Team (CAT).

    • B.

      B. Major command (MAJCOM).

    • C.

      C. Numbered Air Force (NAF).

    • D.

      D. Joint Task Force (JTF).

    Correct Answer
    C. C. Numbered Air Force (NAF).
    Explanation
    The correct answer is c. Numbered Air Force (NAF). A Numbered Air Force is the senior war-fighting echelon of the US Air Force. It is responsible for the organization, training, and equipping of assigned forces to accomplish assigned missions. Numbered Air Forces are typically responsible for specific geographic regions or functional areas of operation, and they provide operational leadership and command and control for subordinate units. They play a crucial role in planning and executing air and space operations in support of national security objectives.

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  • 22. 

    (007) What is the highest classification level of material on a national level?

    • A.

      A. SECRET.

    • B.

      B. TOP SECRET.

    • C.

      C. NATO ATOMAL.

    • D.

      D. Sensitive compartmented information.

    Correct Answer
    B. B. TOP SECRET.
    Explanation
    TOP SECRET is the highest classification level of material on a national level. This level is used for information that, if disclosed, could cause exceptionally grave damage to national security. It is higher than the SECRET classification level, NATO ATOMAL, and Sensitive compartmented information.

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  • 23. 

    (007) Which of the following is a classified document that a logistics planner may use on a dayto- day basis?

    • A.

      A. Logistics planning subsystem (LOGPLAN) materiel list.

    • B.

      B. Time-phased force and deployment data (TPFDD).

    • C.

      C. Acquisition and cross servicing agreement.

    • D.

      D. Support agreement.

    Correct Answer
    B. B. Time-phased force and deployment data (TPFDD).
    Explanation
    The correct answer is b. Time-phased force and deployment data (TPFDD). A logistics planner may use TPFDD on a day-to-day basis as it provides detailed information about the movement and deployment of forces, including personnel, equipment, and supplies. It helps in planning and coordinating logistics activities such as transportation, maintenance, and supply chain management. TPFDD is considered a classified document as it contains sensitive information related to military operations and requires proper security measures to protect it from unauthorized access.

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  • 24. 

    (007) From what document might an enemy gain a great strategic advantage by knowing where we plan to mass our forces in the event of a conflict?

    • A.

      A. Support agreement.

    • B.

      B. War readiness materiel (WRM) documents.

    • C.

      C. Logistics module (LOGMOD) unit type code (UTC) report.

    • D.

      D. Air and Space Expeditionary Force Unit Type Code Reporting Tool (ART) data.

    Correct Answer
    B. B. War readiness materiel (WRM) documents.
    Explanation
    Knowing where a country plans to mass its forces in the event of a conflict would provide an enemy with valuable strategic information. This information could allow the enemy to plan their own military operations and defenses accordingly. War readiness materiel (WRM) documents would likely contain information about the location and deployment of military forces, making them a document from which an enemy could gain a great strategic advantage.

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  • 25. 

    (007) What factor is considered before transporting classified material?

    • A.

      A. Chances of confiscation by unauthorized personnel.

    • B.

      B. Time of day to ship the material.

    • C.

      C. Cost to ship the material.

    • D.

      D. Weight of the material.

    Correct Answer
    A. A. Chances of confiscation by unauthorized personnel.
    Explanation
    Before transporting classified material, the factor that is considered is the chances of confiscation by unauthorized personnel. This is important to ensure the security and protection of the classified information during transportation.

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  • 26. 

    (008) Who is the statutory military advisor to the National Security Council (NSC)?

    • A.

      A. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

    • B.

      B. Director of Central Intelligence.

    • C.

      C. Air Force Chief of Staff.

    • D.

      D. Secretary of Defense.

    Correct Answer
    A. A. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
    Explanation
    The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is the highest-ranking military officer in the United States Armed Forces and is the principal military advisor to the President, the National Security Council, and the Secretary of Defense. As the statutory military advisor to the NSC, the Chairman provides expert military advice and recommendations on national security issues, ensuring that the military perspective is considered in the decision-making process. This role is crucial in ensuring the coordination and integration of military capabilities and strategies with national security objectives.

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  • 27. 

    (008) The primary means by which the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) performs joint strategic planning is the

    • A.

      A. Joint Operations Planning and Execution System (JOPES).

    • B.

      B. Global Command and Control System (GCCS).

    • C.

      C. Joint Strategic Planning System (JSPS).

    • D.

      D. Adaptive Planning System (APS).

    Correct Answer
    C. C. Joint Strategic Planning System (JSPS).
    Explanation
    The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) performs joint strategic planning primarily through the Joint Strategic Planning System (JSPS). The JSPS is a system that enables the CJCS to develop and coordinate strategic plans and policies in collaboration with other military departments and agencies. It provides a framework for the CJCS to assess national security objectives, evaluate potential threats, and develop strategies to address them. The JSPS ensures effective coordination and integration of military capabilities to achieve national security objectives.

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  • 28. 

    (008) Which is the principal process to review military policy?

    • A.

      A. Joint Strategy Review (JSR).

    • B.

      B. Joint Planning Document (JPD).

    • C.

      C. National Military Strategy (NMS).

    • D.

      D. Strategic Planning Guidance (SPG).

    Correct Answer
    A. A. Joint Strategy Review (JSR).
    Explanation
    The principal process to review military policy is the Joint Strategy Review (JSR). This process involves a comprehensive assessment of military strategy and policy at the joint level. It includes a review of the national security environment, an evaluation of military capabilities and readiness, and the development of strategic objectives and priorities. The JSR is conducted by a joint team of military and civilian experts who provide recommendations to senior leaders for shaping military policy and strategy.

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  • 29. 

    (008) A major goal of the planning, programming, budgeting and execution (PPBE) system is to

    • A.

      A. provide funds for developing plans as directed by the Joint Strategic Planning System.

    • B.

      B. directly tie allocated funds to corresponding programs driven by each services unique needs.

    • C.

      C. link any major decision for acquisition, force structure, operational concepts, and infrastructure.

    • D.

      D. document the provision of funding to service unique plans for infrastructure and force requirements.

    Correct Answer
    C. C. link any major decision for acquisition, force structure, operational concepts, and infrastructure.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is c. The planning, programming, budgeting and execution (PPBE) system aims to link any major decision for acquisition, force structure, operational concepts, and infrastructure. This means that the system is designed to ensure that all major decisions in these areas are interconnected and aligned with each other. By linking these decisions, the PPBE system helps to create a cohesive and integrated approach to resource allocation and strategic planning within an organization.

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  • 30. 

    (008) The planning, programming, budgeting and execution (PPBE) system is concerned with allocating resources to meet the war fighting needs of

    • A.

      A. combatant commanders (CCDR).

    • B.

      B. major commands (MAJCOM).

    • C.

      C. numbered air forces (NAF).

    • D.

      D. joint task forces (JTF).

    Correct Answer
    A. A. combatant commanders (CCDR).
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a. combatant commanders (CCDR). The PPBE system is a process used by the Department of Defense to allocate resources in order to meet the war fighting needs of combatant commanders. Combatant commanders are responsible for the military operations within their respective geographic or functional areas of responsibility. By allocating resources to combatant commanders, the PPBE system ensures that the military is able to effectively carry out its missions and support national security objectives.

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  • 31. 

    (008) The Department of Defense (DOD) turns budgets and the money that comes from them into operational military plans using

    • A.

      A. the Programming, Planning, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) System.

    • B.

      B. Deliberate and Crisis Action Planning Segments (DCAPES).

    • C.

      C. the Global Command and Control System (GCCS).

    • D.

      D. the Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan (JSCP).

    Correct Answer
    D. D. the Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan (JSCP).
    Explanation
    The correct answer is d. the Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan (JSCP). The JSCP is a document that outlines the Department of Defense's strategic objectives and capabilities. It serves as a guide for the development of operational military plans based on the available budget and resources. The JSCP helps the DOD prioritize and allocate funds to different military programs and initiatives in order to achieve its strategic goals. It is an essential tool in translating budgets into actionable military plans.

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  • 32. 

    (008) The basic volume of the Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan (JSCP) details planning guidance, force apportionment guidance,

    • A.

      A. assumptions, tasks, and requirements.

    • B.

      B. assumptions, constraints, and tasks.

    • C.

      C. constraints and assumptions.

    • D.

      D. tasks and duties.

    Correct Answer
    B. B. assumptions, constraints, and tasks.
    Explanation
    The basic volume of the Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan (JSCP) includes planning guidance, force apportionment guidance, assumptions, constraints, and tasks. This means that it provides information on how to plan, allocate forces, the assumptions and constraints that need to be considered, and the specific tasks that need to be accomplished.

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  • 33. 

    (008) Which system is the Department of Defense (DOD) directed single, integrated joint command and control system for conventional operation planning and execution?

    • A.

      A. Deliberate and Crisis Action Planning Segments (DCAPES).

    • B.

      B. Joint Operation Planning and Execution System (JOPES).

    • C.

      C. Global Command and Control System (GCCS).

    • D.

      D. Joint Strategic Planning System (JSPS).

    Correct Answer
    B. B. Joint Operation Planning and Execution System (JOPES).
    Explanation
    The correct answer is b. Joint Operation Planning and Execution System (JOPES). JOPES is the Department of Defense's directed single, integrated joint command and control system for conventional operation planning and execution. It provides the capability to plan, execute, and monitor joint operations and supports the full range of military operations. JOPES is used by all combatant commands, military services, and other DOD components to support the planning and execution of joint operations.

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  • 34. 

    (009) What type of plan is a written description of the combatant commander’s concept of operations to counter a perceived threat?

    • A.

      A. Concept.

    • B.

      B. Functional.

    • C.

      C. Supporting.

    • D.

      D. Operational.

    Correct Answer
    D. D. Operational.
    Explanation
    An operational plan is a written description of the combatant commander's concept of operations to counter a perceived threat. This type of plan outlines the specific actions and strategies that will be implemented to address the threat. It provides details on how the military forces will be employed and coordinated to achieve the desired objectives. The operational plan is a crucial component of military planning as it guides the execution of military operations.

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  • 35. 

    (009) What type of plan is an abbreviated form of an operation plan (OPLAN)?

    • A.

      A. Programming.

    • B.

      B. Joint support.

    • C.

      C. Exercise.

    • D.

      D. Concept.

    Correct Answer
    D. D. Concept.
    Explanation
    An abbreviated form of an operation plan (OPLAN) is known as a concept. This suggests that a concept plan is a condensed version of an OPLAN, providing a high-level overview of the plan's objectives and strategies. It is likely used to communicate key elements of the OPLAN to stakeholders or decision-makers in a concise and easily understandable manner.

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  • 36. 

    (009) What plan may or may not have an associated time-phased force and deployment data (TPFDD)?

    • A.

      A. Programming.

    • B.

      B. Joint support.

    • C.

      C. Exercise.

    • D.

      D. Concept.

    Correct Answer
    D. D. Concept.
    Explanation
    The plan that may or may not have an associated time-phased force and deployment data (TPFDD) is a concept. This means that the plan is still in the early stages of development and may not have specific details or timelines associated with it yet. The other options, programming, joint support, and exercise, are all more advanced stages of planning that would typically have TPFDD associated with them.

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  • 37. 

    (009) During crisis action planning, which of the following are prepared in prescribed formats under joint procedures?

    • A.

      A. Prepare to deploy order.

    • B.

      B. Operation order.

    • C.

      C. Warning order.

    • D.

      D. Alert order.

    Correct Answer
    B. B. Operation order.
    Explanation
    During crisis action planning, the operation order is prepared in prescribed formats under joint procedures. This order provides detailed instructions to the units involved in the operation, including objectives, tasks, and coordinating instructions. It outlines the specific actions to be taken and the resources required. The operation order ensures that all units involved have a clear understanding of the mission and their roles and responsibilities.

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  • 38. 

    (010) What formal process is used to source the emerging unified combatant commander (UCC) requirements?

    • A.

      A. Adaptive planning.

    • B.

      B. Joint sourcing process.

    • C.

      C. Request for force process.

    • D.

      D. Global force management process.

    Correct Answer
    B. B. Joint sourcing process.
    Explanation
    The formal process used to source the emerging unified combatant commander (UCC) requirements is the joint sourcing process. This process involves identifying the required capabilities and resources needed by the UCC and then coordinating with the appropriate organizations and agencies to allocate and provide those resources. It ensures that the UCC has the necessary support and assets to fulfill their mission effectively.

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  • 39. 

    (011) What type of planning is the cornerstone of the peacetime planning process?

    • A.

      A. Contingency.

    • B.

      B. Crisis action.

    • C.

      C. Joint execution.

    • D.

      D. Joint engineering

    Correct Answer
    A. A. Contingency.
    Explanation
    Contingency planning is the cornerstone of the peacetime planning process because it involves preparing for potential future events or situations that may occur. It helps to identify potential risks and develop strategies to mitigate them, ensuring that the necessary resources and actions are in place to respond effectively if the need arises. Contingency planning is essential for organizations to be prepared for various scenarios and to maintain operational readiness.

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  • 40. 

    (011) Contingency planning prepares for a possible contingency based upon the best available information and using forces identified for use in the

    • A.

      A. National Security Strategy (NSS).

    • B.

      B. War and Mobilization Plan (WMP).

    • C.

      C. Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan (JSCP).

    • D.

      D. In-garrison Expeditionary Site Plan (IGESP).

    Correct Answer
    C. C. Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan (JSCP).
    Explanation
    Contingency planning involves preparing for potential contingencies or unexpected events. This planning is done based on the best available information and using forces that have been identified for use. The Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan (JSCP) is a document that outlines the military capabilities and resources that are available for joint operations. Therefore, it is the most appropriate option for contingency planning as it provides a comprehensive overview of the forces that can be utilized in various scenarios.

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  • 41. 

    (012) Which phase of crisis action planning (CAP) begins when command authorities decide to use a military response to a situation?

    • A.

      A. Course of action development.

    • B.

      B. Situation development.

    • C.

      C. Crisis assessment.

    • D.

      D. Execution.

    Correct Answer
    A. A. Course of action development.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a. Course of action development. This phase of crisis action planning (CAP) begins when command authorities decide to use a military response to a situation. During this phase, various courses of action are developed and evaluated to determine the most effective approach to address the crisis. It involves analyzing the situation, considering available resources, and developing detailed plans for the military response.

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  • 42. 

    (012) The final product of the course of action (COA) development phase of crisis action planning (CAP) is the commander’s estimate prepared by the

    • A.

      A. supporting commander.

    • B.

      B. Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).

    • C.

      C. combatant commander (CCDR).

    • D.

      D. major command (MAJCOM) commander.

    Correct Answer
    C. C. combatant commander (CCDR).
    Explanation
    The correct answer is c. combatant commander (CCDR). The COA development phase of crisis action planning (CAP) involves the creation of various possible courses of action to address a crisis situation. The combatant commander, who is responsible for the overall planning and execution of military operations within their assigned area of responsibility, is the one who ultimately approves and selects the final course of action. Therefore, the commander's estimate prepared by the combatant commander is the final product of the COA development phase of CAP.

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  • 43. 

    (013) What kind of order does the Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) approve and transmit to the supported commander and Joint Planning and Execution Community (JPEC) announcing the selected course of action (COA)?

    • A.

      A. Operation.

    • B.

      B. Planning.

    • C.

      C. Warning.

    • D.

      D. Alert.

    Correct Answer
    D. D. Alert.
    Explanation
    The Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) approves and transmits an "Alert" order to the supported commander and Joint Planning and Execution Community (JPEC) announcing the selected course of action (COA). This order serves as a notification to prepare for potential military operations and alerts the recipients to be ready for immediate action.

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  • 44. 

    (013) What type of order is used to prepare forces to deploy or deploy forces without approving the execution of a plan or operations order (OPORD)?

    • A.

      A. Deployment.

    • B.

      B. Planning.

    • C.

      C. Warning.

    • D.

      D. Alert.

    Correct Answer
    A. A. Deployment.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a. Deployment. This type of order is used to prepare forces to deploy or deploy forces without approving the execution of a plan or operations order (OPORD). It is specifically focused on the logistics and coordination necessary for the deployment process, rather than the detailed planning and execution of operations.

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  • 45. 

    (014) Air Force war reserve materiel (WRM) is essential materiel, the purpose of which is to

    • A.

      A. eliminate airlift requirements.

    • B.

      B. meet planned defense objectives.

    • C.

      C. reduce financial requirements on combatant commanders.

    • D.

      D. provide equipment for use during exercises and inspections.

    Correct Answer
    B. B. meet planned defense objectives.
    Explanation
    The purpose of Air Force war reserve materiel (WRM) is to meet planned defense objectives. This means that the WRM is essential material that is specifically acquired and stockpiled to support military operations and ensure the readiness of the Air Force to meet its defense objectives. It is not meant to eliminate airlift requirements, reduce financial requirements, or provide equipment for exercises and inspections.

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  • 46. 

    (015) Which category of war reserve materiel (WRM) is durable and can be used over and over?

    • A.

      A. Rations.

    • B.

      B. Equipment.

    • C.

      C. Consumables.

    • D.

      D. Fuels mobility support equipment.

    Correct Answer
    B. B. Equipment.
    Explanation
    The category of war reserve materiel (WRM) that is durable and can be used over and over is equipment. Rations are consumable items that are used up and cannot be reused. Consumables also fall into this category as they are used up and need to be replenished. Fuels mobility support equipment is a specific type of equipment used for transportation and fuel storage, but it is not necessarily durable and reusable like general equipment. Therefore, the correct answer is b. Equipment.

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  • 47. 

    (016) Equipment authorized to support the peacetime operations and deploy with the unit is identified by use code

    • A.

      A. A.

    • B.

      B. B.

    • C.

      C. C.

    • D.

      D. D.

    Correct Answer
    A. A. A.
    Explanation
    Equipment authorized to support peacetime operations and deploy with the unit is identified by use code A. This means that the equipment is specifically designated and approved for use during peacetime operations and can be deployed alongside the unit. The use code A indicates that this equipment is essential for the unit's mission and is authorized for deployment.

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  • 48. 

    (016) Vehicles that support a unit’s peacetime mission and do not deploy are identified by use code

    • A.

      A. A.

    • B.

      B. C.

    • C.

      C. J.

    • D.

      D. K.

    Correct Answer
    D. D. K.
    Explanation
    Vehicles that support a unit's peacetime mission and do not deploy are identified by use code K. This means that these vehicles are used for non-combat purposes and are not intended for deployment in a combat zone. Use code K is specifically assigned to vehicles that are used for administrative, logistical, or support functions within the unit during peacetime operations.

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  • 49. 

    (017) Once all war reserve materiel (WRM) authorizations have been loaded into the Materiel Management System (MMS), who is responsible to validate the information?

    • A.

      A. Major command (MAJCOM) materiel management personnel.

    • B.

      B. WRM noncommissioned officer (WRMNCO).

    • C.

      C. Base level materiel management personnel.

    • D.

      D. MAJCOM WRM personnel.

    Correct Answer
    B. B. WRM noncommissioned officer (WRMNCO).
    Explanation
    The WRM noncommissioned officer (WRMNCO) is responsible for validating the information once all war reserve materiel (WRM) authorizations have been loaded into the Materiel Management System (MMS). This means that the WRMNCO is in charge of reviewing and confirming the accuracy and completeness of the data in the system. They ensure that all the necessary WRM authorizations have been properly recorded and accounted for. This responsibility falls specifically on the WRMNCO, rather than other personnel such as those at the major command level or base level materiel management personnel.

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  • 50. 

    (017) Who are the functional experts for their respective areas and are essential to the war reserve materiel (WRM) program?

    • A.

      A. Major command (MAJCOM) materiel management personnel.

    • B.

      B. War reserve materiel noncommissioned officer (WRMNCO).

    • C.

      C. MAJCOM WRM personnel.

    • D.

      D. Unit WRM managers.

    Correct Answer
    D. D. Unit WRM managers.
    Explanation
    Unit WRM managers are the functional experts for their respective areas and are essential to the war reserve materiel (WRM) program. They are responsible for managing and maintaining the WRM inventory at the unit level. They ensure that the necessary equipment and supplies are available for deployment and contingency operations. Their expertise and knowledge of the specific needs and requirements of their unit make them crucial to the success of the WRM program.

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