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  1. What are the Foundations of ULO?
    • Initiative
    • Decisive Action
    • Army Core Competencies
    • Mission Command
  2. What are the Army Core Competencies?
    • Combined Arms Maneuver
    • Wide Area Security
  3. A ____ is any combination of actors, entities, or forces that have the capability and intent to harm US forces, National Interests, or the homeland. 
  4. A/An ____ is a party identified as hostile against which the use of force is authorized.
  5. A/An _____ is a party acknowledged as potentially hostile to a friendly party and against which the use of force may be envisaged.
  6. A/An ____ is a party identified as neither supporting nor opposing friendly or enemy forces.
  7. A/An _____ is the diverse and dynamic combination of regular forces, irregular forces, terrorist forces, and/or criminal elements unified to achieve mutually benefiting effects.
    Hybrid Threat
  8. Army forces must synchronize actions to achieve _____ __ _____ that ensures mission accomplishment.
    unity of effort
  9. What is "the synchronization, coordination, and/or integration of the activities of governmental and nongovernmental entities with military operations to achieve unity of effort"?
    Unified Action
  10. Unified Action is synchronized with the activities of what?
    Unified Action Partners
  11. How many and what are the Unified Action Partners?
    • Four
    • Nongovernmental Organizations (NGO)
    • Intergovernmental Organization (IGO)
    • Private Sector
    • Other Governmental Agencies
  12. What type of coordination is within the context of DOD involvement, between elements of DOD, and engage US gov't agencies and departments for the purpose of achieving an objective.
    Interagency Coordination
  13. Which coordination occurs among: DOD, US gov't agencies, State/territorial/Local/Tribal agencies, Foreign Mil/Gov agencies and IGO/NGO/Private sectors?
    Interorganizational Coordination
  14. Which cooperatoin is all DoD interactions with foreign defense establishments to build defense relationships that promote strategic objectives?
    Security Cooperation
  15. What are these also known as:
    Specific US security interests
    Develop allied/friendly military capabilities for self-defense & multinational ops
    Provide US forces w/ peacetime & contingency access to a host nation
    Strategic Objectives
  16. What are the three types of civilian organizations?
    • Intergovernment Agencies
    • Nongovernment Agencies
    • Other Government Agencies
  17. What is "created by a formal agreement between 2 or more govn't on a global, regional, or functional basis to protect or promote national interests shared by member states"?
    Intergovernmental Organization
  18. What are private, self-governing, not-for-profit organization dedicated to alleviating human suffering; promoting education, health care, economic development, environ protection, human rights, and conflict resolution?
    Nongovernmental Organization
  19. What is "a non DoD agency of the US government"?
    Other Government Agency
  20. What are the two types of Multinational Operations?
    • Alliance 
    • Coalition
  21. ____ relationship that results from a formal agreement between two or more nations for broad, long-term objectives that further the common interest of the members.
  22. _____ is an arrangement between two or more nations for common action. Nations usually form these for focused, short-term purposes.
  23. Name four agencies that are non-DoD agencies of the US government.
    • US Dept of State
    • Dept of Justice
    • Dept of Transportation
    • Dept of Agriculture
  24. Army's primary mission is to _____, _____, and _____ forces to conduct prompt and sustained land combat operations.
    organize, train, equip
  25. ____ ____ is warfare carried out on land in a direct fire-fight supported by direct and indirect fire and other assets. 
    Close Combat
  26. What three things must be defined when determining an Area of Operations?
    • Area of Operations
    • Area of Influence
    • Area of Interest
  27. What is defined as "the continuous, simultaneous combinations of the offense, defensive, and stability or defense support of civil authorities tasks"?
    Decisive Action
  28. _____ is conducted to defeat and destroy enemy forces and seize terrain, resources, and population centers.
    Offensive Task
  29. ____ is conducted to defeat an enemy attack, gain time, economize forces, and develop conditions favorable for offensive or stability tasks.
    Defensive Tasks
  30. _____ support host nation, interim government, or transitional military authority when not present. 
    Stability Task
  31. This is the "application of elements of combat power in unified action to defeat enemy ground forces; to seize, occupy, and defend land areas; and to achieve physical, temporal, and psychological advantages over the enemy to seize and exploit the initiative.
    Combined Arms Maneuver
  32. What is the application of the elements of combat power in unified action to protect populations, forces, infrastructure, and activities; to deny the enemy positions of advantage; and to consolidate gains in order to retain the initiative.
    Wide Area Security
  33. How many and what are the tenets of ULO?
    • Six (LAID FS)
    • Lethality
    • Adaptability
    • Integration
    • Depth
    • Flexibility
    • Synchronization
  34. _____ a series of related major operations aimed at achieving strategic and operational objectives within a given time and space.
  35. ______ _____ - series of tactical actions conducted by combat forces of a single or several services, coordinated in time and space, to achieve strategic or operational objectives in an operational area.
    Major Operation
  36. What is the use of creative thinking by commanders and staffs to design strategies, campaigns, and major operations and organize and employ military forces.
    Operational Art
  37. What is the conception and construction of the intellectual framework that underpins join operational plans (OPLANs) and their subsequent execution?
    Operational Design
  38. How many principles of Joint Operations are there? What are they?
    • 12 (MOOSE MUSS PRL)
    • Mass                      
    • Objective              
    • Offensive              
    • Security                
    • Economy of Force
    • Maneuver
    • Unity of Command
    • Surprise
    • Simplicity
    • Restraint
    • Perserverance
    • Legitimacy
  39. Which Elements of Operational Art and Design are shared?
    • Center of Gravity
    • Decisive Points
    • Lines of Operations / Lines of Effort
    • Operational Reach
    • Culmination
  40. Commanders should consider how many factors when arranging operations? What are they?
    • Four
    • Simultaneity
    • Depth
    • Timing
    • Tempo
  41. How many fundamentals of successful reconnaissance operations are there? What are they?
    • Seven
    • Ensure continuous recon
    • Do not keep Recon assets in reserve
    • Orient on the recon objective
    • Report info rapidly and accurately
    • Retain freedom of maneuver
    • Gain and maintain enemy contact
    • Develop the situation rapidly
  42. What is the capability to conduct rapid and orderly movement to concentrate combat power?
    Battlefield agility
  43. _____ ____ are movements of troops and equipment mainly on foot, with limited support by vehicles.
    Dismounted Marches
  44. ___ ___ employ combat and tactical vehicles to move all of its personnel and equipment.
    Mounted Marches
  45. ___ ___ ___ are operations involving the use of utility and cargo rotary wing assets for other than air assaults.
    Army Air Movement
  46. A ___ __ ____ is a rapid movement used to relocate units within an area of operations to prepare for combat operations.
    tactical road march
  47. An ___ ___ is the advance of a combat unit when direct contact with the enemy is intended.
    Approach March
  48. How many movement techniques are there? what are they?
    • Three
    • Traveling
    • Traveling Overwatch
    • Bounding Overwatch
  49. a ____ ___ occurs when Soldiers are being made to move at such a rate that they would normally tire excessively, based on military necessity. 
    Forced March
  50. An ____ ___ occurs when troops and vehicles are arranged to expedite their movement and conserve time and energy, with no interference from the enemy. 
    Administrative Movement
  51. How many fundamental of Urban Operations are there?
  52. These are the fundamentals of what?
    Perform IIA aggressively
    Maintain Close Combat Capability
    Avoid the attrition approach
    Control the Essential
    Minimize Collateral Damage
    Preserve Critical Infrastructure
    Separate the noncombatants from combatants
    Transition control
    Create a collaborative Information environ
    Understand how Soldiers & Civilians react under the pressure of combat in an Urban evironment
    Restore Essential servies
    Urban Operations
  53. Who is the greatest QB of all time?
    Any answer is acceptable EXCEPT Brett Farve, Aaron Rodger, or anyone who has played for the Packers.
  54. What are the characteristics of the defense?
    • Preparation
    • Flexibility
    • Disruption
    • Security
    • Mass and Concentration
  55. How many, and what are the Defensive tasks?
    • Area Defense
    • Mobile Defense
    • Retrograde
  56. What are the Defensive Control Measures?
    • Battle Positions
    • Direct Fire Control Measure
    • Disengagement Line
    • Fire Support Coordination Measures
    • Forward Edge of the Battle Area (FEBA)
    • Main Battle Area
  57. _____ A defensive location orientated on a likely enemy avenue of approach.
    Battle Position
  58. _____ Means by which maneuver commanders employ and regulate direct fire. 
    Direct Fire Control Measure (DFCM)
  59. _____ is a Phase line that, when crossed by the enemy, signals to defending elements that it is time to displace to their next position. 
    Disengagement line (DL)
  60. _____ assists in the rapid engagement of targets and provide safeguards for friendly forces. 
    Fire Support Coordination Measures (FSCM)
  61. This is defined as "Coordinating area for fire support, positioning of forces, and the maneuver of units", "Forward-most area of troop deployment, excluding covering and screening forces. "
    Forward Edge of the Battle Area (FEBA)
  62. What is defined as "area where the bulk of a unit's combat is deployed to conduct decisive operations to defeat an attacking enemy"?
    Main Battle Area
  63. What are the three forms of defense?
    • Defense of a linear obstacle
    • Perimeter Defense
    • Reverse Slope Defense
  64. _____ is established  when a unit must hold critical terrain or when it must defend itself in areas where the defense is not tied in with adjacent units.
    Perimeter Defense
  65. What are the three steps of Transition to the Offense?
    • Enemy Over-Extension
    • Transitional Tasks
    • Transitional Methods
  66. What are the 2 types of transitional methods?
    • Attack using forces not previously committed to the defense
    • Attack using the currently defending forces.
  67. What does Stability "aim" to do (goals)?
    • create legitimate, acceptable and predictable situations for local pop.
    • Lessen levels of violence
    • Enable functioning of govn't, economic and societal institutions
  68. Who is responsible for the stability of the host nation?
    Host-nation govn't
  69. What are the three-levels of engagement for addressing conflict?
    • Conflict prevention and resolution
    • Conflict intervention
    • Post-conflict reconstruction and stabilization
  70. Stability tasks focus on _____ host-nation capacity and capability. 
  71. Impose the Commander's will on the enemy
    Defeat, destroy or neutralize the enemy
    Secure decisive terrain
    Deprive the enemy of resources
    Gain information
    Disrupt enemy's attack
    Set up conditions for future successful operations.
    What are these?
    Purpose of the Offense
  72. How many and what are the characteristics of the offense?
    • Four
    • Audacity
    • Concentration
    • Surprise
    • Rapid Tempo
  73. How many and what are the offensive tasks?
    • Four
    • Movement to Contact
    • Attack
    • Exploitation
    • Pursuit
  74. Develops the situation to establish or regain contact, creates favorable conditions for subsequent action and is used when the enemy situation is vague. What is this?
    Movement to Contact
  75. Destroys enemy force, seizes or secures terrain, hasty or deliberate and uses METT-TC to determine type of attack is the definition to what?
  76. This usually follows successful attack, designed to disorganize, seeks to disintegrate enemy forces planned as branches or sequels at division or higher. What is it?
  77. Designed to catch or cut off, prevents escape, aims to destroy, normally follows successful exploitation and used anytime the enemy is fleeing. What is it?
  78. Not clear on the focus of Offensive planning considerations (Couldn't find exactly in slides) Please refer to slide 41 through 43. 
    Sorry. :(
  79. The ____ of tactics encompasses the understanding of those military aspects of tactics-capabilities, techniques, and procedures- that can be measured and codified. 
  80. The ___ of tactics involves the creative and flexible array of means to accomplish assigned missions, decision making of uncertainty when facing a thinking and adaptive enemy and understanding the uncertainty of combat on troops. 
  81. _____ ____ is the key to achieving decisive results?
    Offensive Action
  82. What are the following:
    Terrain management,
    Information collection,
    Civil affairs operations,
    Air and ground movement control,
    Clearance of fires,
    personnel recovery,
    environmental considerations
    Responsibilities within the Boundaries of the AO. 
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