Services Gen- Unit2(Pt 1)

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  1. Who provides MAJCOM commanders the initial manpower in quantity, grade, and specialty required to accomplish assigned missions?
    The Air Force
  2. Define the term manpower.
    A critical resource that supports an approved program
  3. What is the definition of manpower authorization?
    A funded manpower requirement with detail that defines the position in terms of its function, organization, location, skill, grade, and other appropriate characteristics that commands use to extend manpower end strength to units
  4. What type of positions are considered military essential?
    Positions that contribute directly to prosecution of war.
  5. Name the detailed manpower listing drawn from the UAF that reflects manpower allocations by work center.
  6. What office issues specific numerical ceilings to ensure the Air Force complies with congressional ceilings?
    The JCS
  7. What office determines civilian grades based on job content in position descriptions?
    The CPO
  8. What office manages manpower allocated to their commands in support of approved missions?
    MAJCOMs Chiefs of Manpower and Organization (M&O)
  9. What headquarters office publishes all manpower standards, develops MEP tools, and gives technical guidance to MAJCOMs?
    Air Force Manpower and Innovation Agency (AFMIA)
  10. What installation office verifies and validates local processes and functions as a liaison to MAJCOM M&O staffs?
    Installation manpower office
  11. What is the total number of hours in an extended workweek of a standard MAF?
  12. How many hours are in an emergency wartime MAF?
  13. How often is wartime MAFs reviewed?
    Every 3 years
  14. How many minutes per day, per manpower requirement above the normal workday must Services flights work before they can earn an additional requirement?
    Approximately 30 minutes
  15. What is the maximum amount of time a temporary manpower requirement may last?
    2 years
  16. What are the three manpower categories for each Air Force resource program element?
    Officer, enlisted, and civilian
  17. Define the pipeline account.
    Military manpower authorizations in transient holding prisoners, patients, separatees, and students in TDY training, en route, and PCS, personnel are accounted for in pipeline accounts by HQ USAF. These personnel are not accounted for by the gaining or losing commands.
  18. What is the transient account?
    Provides military manpower authorizations to offset duty time lost by AF officers and Airmen in travel, proceed, and leave status with PCS. The transient account covers all PCS moves except unit and separation moves within the CONUS.
  19. List the three types of BOS factors
    Continental United States (CONUS), overseas, and Air Education and Training Command factors.
  20. What are the three main sources of active Air Force augmentation?
    The Secretary of the Air Force authorizes Air Reserve Component (ARC) units to the Air National Guard Bureau (NGB) and HQ Air Force Reserve (HQ AFRES) for activation. These units form the first and primary source of active Air Force augmentation.
  21. What are IMA authorizations?
    Military manpower requirements identified to meet the immediate needs of contingency and wartime plans, IMAs are selected reserve members of the Ready Reserve of the US Air Force Reseve assigned to active Air Force units to support contingency operations for either pre- or post- mobilization requirements.
  22. What is the maximum number of days annually that we can use MPA man-days, which support short term needs?
    139 days
  23. What type of reservists make up the individual ready reserve?
    Ready reservists who are not in the Selected Reserve.
  24. What type of system is used to mobilize IRR resources?
    The Air Force mobilizes IRR resources individually or by using the PUSH-PULL System. This system selects IRR members to mobilize, usually in large numbers based on predicted shortages, and pushes them to a technical training wing.
  25. What office establishes overseas manpower ceilings?
    The Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD)
  26. Describe an MOOTW (military operations other than war)
    Military actions not associated with sustained large-scale (major) operations. These military actions can complement any combination of other instruments of national power and normally occur right before or after war.
  27. On average, what percent of all Services personnel are simultaneously deployed?
    9 to 11 percent
  28. What are the 3 types of manpower on which the Air Force generally relies?
    Military personnel, in-service civilian employees, and contract services
  29. What types of personnel are used for indirect combat support?
    Non-military personnel, in-service civilians and contract services
  30. What is the MES code that designates essential military positions that perform combat or are in direct support of combat?
    Code A
  31. What must be included in OPlans?
    An accurate picture of installation requirements for manpower for deployment (outbound) and augmentation (inbound) phases.
  32. What process do base-level planners use to determine and document wartime in-place requirements and resources?
    Base-level planning process (BLPP)
  33. What sources of manpower must be considered during OPlan construction?
    Active duty AF members, ARC, host nation support (HNS), interservice support agreements (ISSA), and civilians. READY augmentees and contract resources are also considered.
  34. What office is responsible for managing and helping base units develop their UTCs and formulate any proposed changes?
    Base level manpower office
  35. Which flight is responsible for maintaining accurate mobilization data on EE employees?
    Civilian personnel flights (CPFs)
  36. Who approves, integrates, and documents contingency plans for the civilian work force?
    Services squadron commanders.
  37. What is the role of an activity manager in terms of civilian mobilization?
    To explain wartime and EE exercise roles to civilian employees, ensure civilians are training to meet contingency needs, and maintain update emergency notification information.
  38. What are emergency essential positions?
    Civilian positions designated when required for direct support of combat operations.
  39. What are civilian career programs designed to do?
    To develop employees with strong professional, technical, managerial, and administrative skills to satisfy both current and future Air Force mission needs
  40. What council is responsible for formulating career programs direction?
    The career program policy council.
  41. Describe the role of the supervisors of employees registered in a career program
    Supervisors evaluate and rate their performance, counsel on a regular basis, and ensure that each registered employee has a Career Enhancement Plan. One of the more important functions of supervisors entails identifying and selecting truly exceptional performers for advancement.
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