chapter 5 Enlisted Force Structure

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  1. Identify the purpose of AFI 36-2618, The Enlisted Force Structure.
    The purpose of AFI 36-2618 is to, ―Provide an enlisted force structure that best meets mission requirements; provide a common, stable career structure for all enlisted personnel; and provide all Airmen the opportunity for professional growth.‖
  2. Describe the differences between the expectations to the Junior Enlisted Airman Tier and the NCO Tier of AFI 36-2618.
    Some of the expectations of the Junior Enlisted Airman Tier include: adapting to the requirements of the military profession, achieve technical proficiency, grow into becoming a highly effective member of the Air Force, as senior airmen begin to exercise limited supervision and leadership, prepare for increased responsibilities, and continue to broaden technical skills. Some of the expectations of the NCO Tier include: become expert hands-on technicians, serve as supervisors, ensure team members work together, train and develop Airmen, develop leadership skills, accept all tasks and missions assigned and be held accountable by supervisors, accept responsibility for what my workcenter does or fails to do, fulfill my individual duties, and ensure my team and unit are successful.
  3. Define the expectations of responsibilities at the tactical level.
    Some of the expectations at the tactical expertise level include: perfect primary occupational skills and develop knowledge of Air Force institutional competencies, complete Professional Military Education (PME), earn the 5- and 7-skill levels, complete the Community College of the Air Force degree, strive to become the best technician and team member possible, train others, and serve as a first line supervisor and section leader.
  4. What is the Wingman concept?
    The wingman responsibility challenges you to take care of other Airmen. Being a good wingman means you share a bond with other Airmen. It also means that you can be counted on to support other members in all situations both on- and off-duty.
  5. What are some of the ways you can demonstrate effective followership?
    You can demonstrate effective followership by enthusiastically supporting, explaining, and promoting leaders‘ decisions. You can also accomplish this by developing innovative ways to improve processes and provide suggestions up the chain of command that will directly contribute to unit and mission success.
  6. In what ways will you be expected to demonstrate leadership as an NCO?
    As an NCO you must: accept and execute all duties, instructions, responsibilities, and lawful orders in a timely and efficient manner, lead and develop subordinates, exercise effective followership in mission accomplishment, place the requirements of your official duties and responsibilities ahead of your personal desires, issue lawful orders appropriate for the completion of your assigned tasks, and detect and correct conduct and behavior that may place you or others at risk.
  7. As an NCO, what are your general responsibilities in regards to pre-deployment?
    As an NCO you should meet all pre-deployment requirements and ensure you educate and assist your subordinates with deployment preparation actions. You‘ll also be expected to correct and counsel subordinates who do not meet deployment readiness standards.
  8. Which scenario BEST describes how you, as an NCO, meet your responsibilities in accordance with AFI 36-2618, The Enlisted Force Structure?
    AFI 36-2618 states, “NCOs must: Be alert for signs of depression or suicide in yourself and others. If severely depressed or suicidal, immediately seek assistance through your chain of command, chaplain, or other appropriate referral agency. Supervisors are often in the best position to detect early signs of depression or suicidal behavior.”
  9. You‘re a staff sergeant and the NCOIC of a shop that has five Airmen assigned. The shop safety policy requires that personnel must remove all jewelry when repairing electrical equipment. You notice that one of your Airmen is repairing a generator and has not removed her watch.
    You stopped the Airman from possibly getting hurt on the equipment. You informed her about the policy, and corrected her by having her remove her jewelry prior to working on the equipment. AFI 36-2618 outlines these expectations in multiple locations throughout the NCO responsibilities section.

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