SNCO DLC: Joint Warfighter Quiz! Trivia

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SNCO DLC: Joint Warfighter Quiz! Trivia

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  • 1. 
    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

  • 2. 
    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

  • 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. 
    Which of the following did the Goldwater-Nichols Act of 1986 accomplish?  (Select ALL that apply.)
    • A. 

      Degraded the military advice provided to civilian leaders

    • B. 

      Matched the authority of CCDRs with their responsibility

    • C. 

      Placed clear responsibility on CCDRs to accomplish their missions

  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    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

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    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 responsibility 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 appoint a ______and____________. 
    • A. 

      JFACC and JFMCC

    • B. 

      JFLCC and JFSOCC

    • C. 

      COMARFOR and COMMARFOR

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

      ATO

    • B. 

      JAOC

    • C. 

      WOC

  • 10. 
    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

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    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

  • 13. 
    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

  • 14. 
    SMSgt Wendell gathers his team together and informs them that they will be working alongside forces from Albania during their next deployment.  He is surprised when he learns that not everyone is excited to be working with members from foreign forces.  As SMSgt Wendell briefs his team he states, “Our coalition partners bring unique capabilities to the fight and they share in the risks we undertake in attempts to help stabilize regional threats.”SMSgt Wendell’s comments BEST explain the___________concept of JIIM. 
    • A. 

      Multinational

    • B. 

      Interagency

    • C. 

      Interorganizational

  • 15. 
    SMSgt McRae has just returned from base headquarters where he was briefed on an increasing regional threat.  He calls all flight NCOICs into the conference room and informs them that the CJCS has sent an Alert Order to the MAJCOM.  He instructs his team that tensions may escalate fast and directs them to begin reviewing existing documents and to prepare to modify them to meet the current situation.SMSgt McRae’s actions BEST illustrate his understanding of___________and its impact on mission effectiveness. 
    • A. 

      Campaign Planning

    • B. 

      Crisis Action Planning

    • C. 

      Deliberate Planning

  • 16. 
    SMSgt Ortega has just been notified of several upcoming taskings for a deployment to USPACOM in support of typhoon relief.  Unexpected taskers and preparation for unit compliance inspections have imposed arduous days over the past year and his team members are not looking forward to deploying yet again.  SMSgt Ortega has to address the members of the unit tomorrow and discuss details of projected deployment.  Frustrations have begun to brew among some Airmen who don’t understand why they have to leave USEUCOM to support a tasking half way around the globe.  Today SMSgt Ortega briefed his flight on various concepts he learned while at the SNCO Academy, more specifically, that during a crisis forces may be deployed from one combatant command to support another.  SMSgt Ortega’s aim is to encourage the SNCOs to review their commitment to support military operational demands.SMSgt Ortega’s actions BEST illustrate his understanding of____________and its impact on SNCO effectiveness. 
    • A. 

      Assigned Forces

    • B. 

      Allocated Forces

    • C. 

      Apportioned Forces

  • 17. 
    What are the two major functions of the Navy?
    • A. 

      Sea control and power projection.

    • B. 

      Power projection and air control.

    • C. 

      Nuclear deterrence and air control.

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is a primary responsibility of the United States Marine Corps?
    • A. 

      The seizure or defense of advanced naval bases.

    • B. 

      Land operations to support naval campaigns.

    • C. 

      Development of tactics, technique, and equipment used by amphibious landing forces.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 19. 
    The Army mission focuses on strategy built upon what four foundations?
    • A. 

      Strategic deterrence and defense, global initiative, crisis response, and reconstitution.

    • B. 

      Strategic deterrence and defense, forward presence, crisis response and reconstruction.

    • C. 

      Strategic deterrence and defense, forward presence, crisis response and reconstitution.

  • 20. 
    When was the United States Coast Guard transferred to the Department of Homeland Security?
    • A. 

      1939

    • B. 

      1946

    • C. 

      1967

    • D. 

      2003

  • 21. 
    MSgt King and his team are conducting convoy training prior to the next day’s mission.  He has been briefed that there has been an escalation in activity in the area they will be traveling.  Worried about the upcoming mission, TSgt Tavelero asks, “What happens if we get pinned down out there?”  MSgt King calmly replies, “Then all we need to do is radio our current location to battalion and within a matter of minutes we will have the necessary air cover to escape the area.”Because MSgt King_______________, his comments will MOST likely_____________mission
    • A. 

      Misunderstands Precision Engagement; hinder

    • B. 

      Understands Precision Engagement; enhance

    • C. 

      Misunderstands Rapid Global Mobility; hinder

    • D. 

      Understands Rapid Global Mobility; enhance

  • 22. 
    MSgt Moore has just returned from a meeting at wing headquarters and is preparing to brief her flight members on the information she received.  During her briefing she informs the flight that the wing commander has received a warning order indicating the necessity to prepare the wing to deploy members to an undisclosed location in the very near future.  She concludes by emphasizing the importance of every team member being prepared for movement at all times.Because MSgt Moore___________, her comments will MOST likely________mission effectiveness. 
    • A. 

      Misunderstands Global Attack; hinder

    • B. 

      Understands Global Attack; enhance

    • C. 

      Misunderstands Rapid Global Mobility; hinder

    • D. 

      Understands Rapid Global Mobility; enhance

  • 23. 
    The Commander-in-Chief just received authorization allowing for more funding for people, materials, and training to ensure a viable option exists to counter or discourage nuclear aggression.Which of the following BEST identifies with the statement above?
    • A. 

      AF Global Strike Command’s new organization

    • B. 

      The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

    • C. 

      The National Security Strategy

  • 24. 
    Stopping aggression through capabilities that are equal to or greater than the perception that the aggression would be successful.Which of the following BEST identifies with the statement above?
    • A. 

      DIME

    • B. 

      Deterrence

    • C. 

      Extended Deterrence

  • 25. 
    MSgt Cherry checks each of her subordinate’s training records twice a year and conducts spot checks to determine his or her qualifications prior to beginning a new work assignment.MSgt Cherry’s actions BEST identify compliance with the Goal of:
    • A. 

      Nuclear Surety

    • B. 

      Unit Discipline

    • C. 

      Safety Standards