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  1. Coordinating the development, deployment, and employment of forces best describes what type of strategy?
    Military Strategy
  2. Coordinating the development and use of National power instruments best describes what type of strategy?
    Grand Strategy
  3. Which article of the Code of Conduct reminds us that we are responsible for our actions during captivity?
    Article VI (6)
  4. Which article of the Code of Conduct requires an individual to take command if Senior in rank?
    Article IV (4)
  5. What is the most obvious aspect of all professions?
    Distinct Sub-Culture
  6. What are the two Numbered Air Forces assigned to the Air Force Global Strike Command and their jobs?
    20th Air Force; F.E. Warren AFB; ICBM's

    8th Air Force; Barksdale AFB; Strategic Bombers
  7. What NCO received the Medal of Honor for throwing out a faulty phosphorus bomb over the skies of Koriyama, Japan?
    SSgt Henry E. Erwin
  8. Which two Medal of Honor recipients received their honor posthumously?
    SSgt Archibald Mathies

    A1C Pitsenbarger
  9. How many countries are involved in the international environment?
    Over 190
  10. What is NOT a factor impacting US foreign policy in the Third World?
    Access to oil
  11. What is a factor impacting US foreign policy in the Third World?
    Resource Dependency

    Instability

    The balance of power
  12. What is the greatest problem impacting US foreign policy in Asia?
    Maintaing a security balance without war.
  13. What is the US Military Strategy in order?
    • 1) National Objective
    • 2) Grand Strategy
    • 3) Military Strategy
    • 4) Operational Strategy
    • 5) Battlefield Strategy
  14. To be a profession the occupation must have six things, what are they?
    • 1) Be a full time job, serving social needs
    • 2) Be a life long calling by the practitioners
    • 3) Be organized to control standards & recruitment
    • 4) Require formal education
    • 5) Have a service orientation in which loyalty to standards of competence
    • 6) Be granted a great deal of collective autonomy by the society it serves.
  15. Who received the Medal of Honor on 24 Feb 1969, Loadmaster, 40 shrapnel wounds, threw himself on top of a flare and threw it out the aircraft?
    A1C John L. Levitow
  16. Who was the first enlisted Airman to receive the Medal of Honor?
    Sgt Maynard Smith
  17. Who received the Medal of Honor for throwing out a faulty phosphorus bomb?
    SSgt Henry E. Erwin
  18. Who is the lowest ranking Airman to receive the Medal of Honor?
    A1C John L. Levitow
  19. Who was the first African American woman to serve as a Command Chief for a Major Command?
    CMSgt Denise Adams
  20. Who received the Medal of Honor on 20 Feb 1944; engineer; with the copilot dead and the pilot badly wounded he flew the aircraft? On the third attempt to land the aircraft crashed killing all on board.
    SSgt Archibald Mathies
  21. What three things tie together the New Triad?
    Command & Control

    Intelligence

    Planning
  22. Who is the authority for national security directives used for nuclear weapons employment?
    President
  23. What is a Nuclear Weapons State?
    A country that had manufactured & exploded a nuclear explosive device prior to 1 Jan 1967.
  24. When was the first nuclear device detonated?
    16 July 1945
  25. Japan's refusal to surrender led to another nuke being used. When, where, & name of bomb?
    9 Aug 1945

    Nagasaki, Japan

    Fat Man
  26. When was the Strategic Air Command "SAC" created?
    1946
  27. What is the mission of the Strategic Air Command?
    Guardianship and Control of all nuclear-capable bombers and ICBM's.
  28. Explain Article V of the Code of Conduct.
    Should I become a POW, I am required to give my name, rank, service number, & date of birth.
  29. Which Article of the Code of Conduct requires a POW to try and escape?
    Article III (3)
  30. When was the first Nuclear Bomb used in war, where, & the name of the bomb?
    6 Aug 1945

    Hiroshima

    Little Boy
  31. Who received the Medal of Honor on 11 Apr 1966; PJ lowered to battle from a helicopter, he provided medical support & refused to be evacuated and instead stayed back to help defend the area?  He was killed doing this.
    A1C William H. Pitsenbarger
  32. National Nuclear Security Administration are responsible for management & security of three things, what are they?
    Nations Nuclear Weapons

    Nuclear Nonproliferation

    Naval Reactor Programs
  33. What set the foundation for extended deterrence?
    Threat of retaliation during the Cold War.
  34. What is the strategy of Extended deterrence?
    Provides a nuclear umbrella to friendly & allied nations, & eliminates the need for them to develop & field their own nuclear arsenals.
  35. What are the three Nuclear Strike capabilities?
    • 1) Strategic Nuclear Forces (SLBM's, ICBM's & Bombers)
    • 2) Short range, nuclear-capable, strike aircraft
    • 3) Nuclear-armed cruise missiles, launched from attack subs.
  36. What was the 9th Major Command of the Air Force on 17 Feb 1997?
    Air Force Reserves
  37. Prior to the Air Force Reserve's becoming a Major Command on 17 Feb 1997, what were they considered?
    A field operating agency
  38. Explain Article VI of the Code of Conduct.
    I will never forget that I am an American fighting for freedom.  It also reminds us that we are responsible for our actions while in captivity.
  39. Explain Article IV of the Code of Conduct.
    If I become a POW, I will keep faith with my fellow prisoners and if I am senior in rank I will take command.
  40. Explain Article III of the Code of Conduct.
    If I am captured I will continue to resist by all means available.
  41. Explain Article II of the Code of Conduct.
    I will never surrender of my own free will.
  42. Explain Article I of the Code of Conduct.
    I am an American fighting in the forces that guard my country.
  43. Following established procedures, holding people accountable, focusing on expertise, mission readiness, and discipline BEST summarizes what?
    Lessons learned from recent nuclear weapons related incidents.
  44. A base initiated shipping transaction, plus improper documentation, mislabeling, and a failure to accomplish proper notification BEST summarize mistakes that led to the inadvertent shipment of ______ to ________.
    Four MK12 Forward Sections

    Taiwan
  45. What was flown from Minot to Barksdale in 2008 by mistake?
    Six Nuclear Weapons
  46. Both, Taiwan & Minot, incidents mistakes were all made at the ___________ level.
    Execution
  47. What two Nuclear incidents were found during the Secretary of Defense Report?
    • 1) The inadvertent shipment of ICBM components to Taiwan in 2006
    • 2) The unauthorized transfer of Nuclear weapons from Minot AFB to Barksdale AFB in 2007.
  48. What revealed a serious erosion of focus, expertise, mission readiness, resrources, and discipline in the Nuclear career field?
    Secretary of Defense Report
  49. Has manufactured & exploded a nuclear weapon prior to 1 Jan 1967 is a ________.
    Nuclear Weapons State
  50. What are the measures to limit and/or stop the spread of nuclear weapons, fissile material, and weapons-related nuclear technology infromation to nonnuclear weapons states?
    Nuclear Non-Proliferation
  51. What is the spread of nuclear weapons, fissile materials, and nuclear technology?
    Nuclear Proliferation
  52. For peace between India and Pakistan it requires agreements on three key issues, what are they?
    Kashmir

    Nonproliferation

    Disarmament
  53. What country insist on enriching uranium to make its own fuel, raising concerns that its program may have other goals?
    Iran
  54. What is the first country to pledge not to exercise it's right under the Non Proliferation Treaty to enrich uranium or reprocess plutonium to make nuclear fuel?
    UAE
  55. What is the efforts of non-members of the NPT to secure, transport, and employ weapons of mass destruction?
    Proliferation Activities
  56. What are the five Nuclear Weapons States?
    • 1) Russia
    • 2) France
    • 3) China
    • 4) United Kingdom
    • 5) USA
  57. How many countries have signed the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Tready?
    189 Countries and all five Nuclear Weapons States
  58. Who is the authority for the requirements and planning documents used for DOD stockpiles planning projections?
    Nuclear Weapons Council
  59. The decission to employ nuclear weapons requires the authority of the _________.
    President ONLY
  60. What are the two Non-Nuclear strike capabilities?
    1) Long-Range precission-guided conventional weapons & their means of delivery.

    2) Offensive information operations.
  61. What directive is the presidents plan on using nuclear weapons?
    National Security Presidential Directive (NSPD)
  62. What does national security strategy depend on?
    Deterrence
  63. What's role is to provide secure, safe, reliable, & ready forces in support of our national nuclear deterrent capability.
    The Role of the United States Air Force
  64. What's role is to deter an attack against the US & it's interests and should it fail, to terminate the conflict asap on the US terms.
    Role of Nuclear Weapons
  65. What is the political resolve to actually employ nuclear capability?
    National Will (INTENT)
  66. Capability x Will x Others Perception =
    Deterrence
  67. What is the deffinition of Deterrence
    The prevention from action by fear of consequences.  A state of mind brought about by the existence of a credible threat of unacceptable counteraction.
  68. Combined these two control elements establish the frame work absolute control:
    Use of Control

    Command & Control
  69. What is the DOD psychological evaluation program for nuclear employees?
    Personnel Reliability Program (PRP)
  70. What is the probability, without regard to counter measurements, will perform as expected?
    Weapons System Reliability
  71. What is the total spectrum of procedures, facilities, equipment, & personnel employed to provide protection to nuclear assets?
    Nuclear Weapons Security
  72. What four things does nuclear assets Survivability apply to?
    • 1) Mission essential assets
    • 2) Delivery system or platforms
    • 3) Associated support systems, equipment, facilities, personnel, C2 links, & supporting logistical elements.
    • 4) Entire threat spectrum: Conventional, Electronic, Nuclear, Biological, Chemical, Terrorism, & Sabotage.
  73. What is maintained through an exhaustive testing, inspection, & maintenance program?
    Nuclear Weapons Delivery Systems
  74. What are the two Sub-categories of weapons reliability?
    Nuclear weapons delivery systems

    Nuclear war head reliability
  75. What is the total spectrum of procedures, facilities, equipment, & personnel employed to provide protection against loss of custody, theft, or diversion of a nuclear weapon system; protection against unauthorized access; or protection against unauthorized actions, vandalism, sabotage, & damage?
    Nuclear Weapons Security
  76. What is the application of engineering & management principles, criteria, & techniques to protect nuclear weapons throughout all phases of their life?
    Nuclear Weapons Systems Safety
  77. What is the material, personnel, & procedures that contribute to the safety, security, reliability, & control of nuclear weapons, thus assuring that no nuclear accidents, incidents, unauthorized detonations, or degradation in performance occur?
    Definition of Nuclear Surety
  78. Vertical cylindrical container, protected by blast doors on top & multiple missile fields best describes what?
    Missile Silos
  79. Underground structure, blast & pressure protected, & capable of launching 50 missiles best describes what?
    Missile Launch Control Facility
  80. Electronic monitoring & controls, storage vaults built into the floor, reduced need for convoys, & eliminates exposure best describes what?
    Weapons Storage & Security Systems
  81. What functions provide peacetime support of logistical airlift for nuclear weapons & requires specially trained aircrews?
    Prime Nuclear Airlift Forces
  82. What are heavily secured areas within base perimeter, six above ground & one underground?
    Weapons Storage Areas
  83. Weapons Storage Areas, Prime Nuclear Airlift Forces, & Weapons Storage & Security Systems are best described as ___________.
    Nuclear Mission Areas
  84. What is responsive to national leadership, continuously on alert, & deployed to widely dispersed locations?
    20th Air Force's ICBM's
  85. Air Force Global Strike Command stood up in _______ & is located at ____________.
    2009

    Barksdale AFB
  86. People, organizations, processes, procedures, & systems are ______________.
    Components of Nuclear Enterprise
  87. What is an underground, vertical cylindrical container?
    Missile Silos
  88. What lies beneath a missile alert facility?
    Launch Control Center
  89. What is a requirement to be apart of Prime Nuclear Airlift Forces?
    Specially trained C-130 & C-17 aircrews & support personnel
  90. What is any aircrew, aircraft, flight line, or other function that provides peacetime support of logistical airlift for nuclear weapons?
    Prime Nuclear Airlift Forces
  91. What is a heavily secured area within base perimeter for storage of nuclear weapons?
    Weapons Storage Areas
  92. What aircraft can attack heavily defended targets & what Numbered Air Force are they assigned to?
    B-2's 

    8th Air Force
  93. What provides unique standoff capabilities & what Numbered Air Force are they assigned to?
    B-52's

    8th Air Force
  94. What aircraft are used by the 8th Air Force?
    B-52's

    B-2's
  95. How many locations are ICBM's deployed to & what Numbered Air Force are they attached to?
    450 Locations

    20th Air Force
  96. Where is the Air Force Global Strike Command located at?
    Barksdale AFB
  97. What signaled the end of the Cold War?
    The stand-up of Air Combat Command
  98. When did the Soviets end the US nuclear monopoly?
    1949
  99. What are the examples of Pre Cold War history of nuclear weapons?
    Einstein sends a letter to the president

    Manhattan Project

    Little Boy & Fat Man
  100. What is the Strategic Air Commands motto?
    Peace is our profession
  101. Explain three major components of the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962?
    • 1) 13 day strategic chess match between the US & Soviet Union
    • 2) Soviets placed nuclear missiles in Cuba
    • 3) US Naval blockade forces removal of missiles
  102. Who conducted their first nuclear test in 1949, which ends the US nuclear monopoly?
    Soviet Union
  103. Pre Cold War a series of defeats lead to what?
    Manhattan Project
  104. When did the Air Force Reserve enter the Space Program?
    1 Jan 1993
  105. What are the Air National Guards Federal roles?
    Augment major Commands of the active Air Force
  106. What are the Air National Guards state roles & missions?
    1) Protect life & property (wild-land fires & natural disasters)

    2) Preserve Peace, Order, & Public Safety (Counter drug missions) 
  107. Who was the first enlisted pilot?
    Sgt Vernon Burge
  108. What is the only museum dedicated to the accomplishments of the Enlisted Core?
    Enlisted Heritage Hall
  109. Who was the first woman in the Air Force?
    SSgt Esther Blake
  110. Who was the first commander of Edwards AFB because no officer wanted to be?
    MSgt Fogleman
  111. Who was the worlds first black pilot who flew for the French Air Corps?
    Eugene Bullard
  112. Who was the first enlisted pilot?
    Sergeant Burge
  113. Article II of the Code of Conduct stipulates that surrender is an option when?
    Further fighting would lead to death with no significant enemy loses.
  114. According to Article V of the Code of Conduct if you become a POW what MUST you provide the enemy?
    • Name
    • Rank
    • Service Number
    • Date of Birth
  115. Which Article of the Code of Conduct stipulates we MUST be prepared to give our life's for our country?
    Article I (1)
  116. What is sounded at Evening Colors?
    Retreat
  117. What is the most beautiful bugle call that was adopted from the Civil War?
    Taps
  118. What signals for lights out; our longest bugle call; comes from the French & British?
    Tattoo
  119. Where is security of Sea Lines of Communication (SLOC'S) a problem impacting US foreign policy?
    Third World
  120. What impacts US foreign policy in the Middle East?
    Regional Stability
  121. Which US foreign policy objective is most likely to deal effectively with the breakup of the Soviet Union?
    Maintain Balance of Power
  122. What is a problem impacting US foreign policy in the Middle East?
    Regional Stability
  123. What are the foreign policy objective in Europe?
    Competing & cooperating economically

    Maintain the balance of power
  124. What is NOT a regional problem impacting US foreign policy?
    Arms Control
  125. The changing of International environment caused what?
    Foreign Policy Controversy
  126. What was the US foreign policy Pre-World War II?
    Geographic location & Isolationism
  127. What is a self ruling & geographically separated Nation?
    Sovereign Nations
  128. What is Decentralized Anarchy?
    International political functions that are not regulated or ethical
  129. What provides a framework for continuous professional growth?
    Enlisted Force Structure
  130. What is nuclear capability?
    The nations total capabilities that includes Diplomatic, Information, Military, & Economic (DIME)
  131. What are the five measures to enhance Survivability & what do they mean?
    • 1) Avoidance: Eliminate detection & attack
    • 2) Defense Active: Radar jamming/missile defense
    • 3) Deception: Mislead the enemy
    • 4) Hardening: Shielding/robust structural 
    • 5) Threat Effect Tolerance: Ability to tolerate exposure to the environment & attacks
  132. What is a Battlefield Strategy?
    The art & science of employing forces on the battlefield to achieve national security objectives. (Tactics)
  133. What is a Strategy?
    A plan of action
  134. What is a Grand Strategy?
    The art & science of coordinating the development & use of those instruments to achieve national security objectives.
  135. What is a Military Strategy?
    Coordinating the development, deployment, & employment of military forces.
  136. What is an Operational Strategy?
    The art & science of planning, orchestrating, & directing military campaigns within a theater of operations to achieve national security objectives.
  137. A serious erosion of focus, expertise, mission readiness, resources, & discipline within the nuclear enterprise resulted in what?
    The inadvertent shipment of ICBM components to Taiwan in 2006
  138. A reduction in the nuclear stockpile & forces assigned to operate, maintain, & support nuclear capabilities coupled with the on going challenge of achieving a dedicated & focused workforce best describes what?
    Events after the Cold War that affected the Air Force Nuclear Enterprise
  139. What nuclear asset was sent by mistake to Taiwan in 2006?
    Four MK12 Forward Section
  140. Devaluing of nuclear mission became the norm after what?
    Strategic Air Command was dismantled in 1992
  141. What three things did the US do with nuclear assets after the end of the Cold War?
    Reduced Nuclear stockpile

    Emphasis on nuclear weapons declined

    Nuclear forces declined
  142. Iran enriching uranium & North Korea refusing the safer reactors is what type of issue?
    Regional Nuclear Security Issues
  143. Although the energy generated from nuclear energy is clean there are concerns that the waste will be used for nuclear weapons is what two types of issues?
    Political Consideration

    Regional Security Issues
  144. Nuclear fuel cycle Back end process results in ________________.
    The fuel decays into plutonium
  145. Nuclear fuel cycle front end process results in ________________.
    Weapons Grade Uranium
  146. What is used to describe measures to limit and/or stop the spread of nuclear weapons, fissile materials, & weapons-related nuclear technology & information?
    Nuclear Non-Proliferation
  147. What is used to describe the spread of nuclear weapons to nations which are not recognized as Nuclear Weapons States?
    Nuclear proliferation
  148. What are the three Nuclear Employment Planning factors?
    1) Knowledge of enemy force strength 

    2) Types of weapons available

    3) Status/Disposition of friendly forces
  149. What are the three active defenses?
    1) Intercept ballistic missiles

    2) Cruise missiles

    3) Strike aircraft
  150. Having a sense of duty towards society best describes which characteristic of a profession?
    Public Service Orientation
  151. What BEST describes a nation that is self-ruling & geographically separated?
    Sovereign
  152. Which Article of the Code of Conduct requires a POW to try and escape?
    Article III
  153. What institutions were founded for the purpose of awarding college credit for job training & advanced management training for the enlisted corps?
    USAF Senior NCOA Academy

    Community College of the Air Force
  154. Samuel Huntington states that professional expertise is obtained only by____________.
    Prolonged Education & Experience
  155. What do military officers focus most on?
    Military history

    The development/employment of military power
  156. What does the enlisted force focus most on?
    Aspects of military art & science that enable the military to function effectively on a day to day basis.
  157. The Professions of Arms is firmly under the control of _________________.
    The civilian government
  158. What is the largest task of enlisted SNCO's?
    Their total commitment for accepting the advancement of the Profession of Arms.
  159. When did P2 start?
    The day you joined the Air Force
  160. Having a sense of duty towards society best describes which characteristic of a profession?
    Public Service Orientation
  161. The Profession of Arms is firmly under the control of the civilian government, focusing on the preservation & protection of the _____, __________, and ________.
    State, it's population, and its institutions.
  162. What are the five current major US Foreign Policies?
    • 1) Decentralized Anarchy
    • 2) Many Actors
    • 3) Nations Sovereign & Unique
    • 4) Interest
    • 5) Multilateral World
  163. What a Nation does affects other Nations differently. What does that describe?
    The World is Multilateral
  164. What historical factor influenced foreign policy by little strategy shared in the international area?
    No Consensus in United States
  165. What historical factor influenced foreign policy by Geographic location and Isolationism?
    Pre-World War II
  166. What historical factor influenced foreign policy by the cause of foreign policy controversy?
    Changing International Environment
  167. What historical factor influenced foreign policy by containment and the Domino Theory?
    Postwar Globalism
  168. What historical factor influenced foreign policy by beginning of fundamental change in US foreign policy?
    Vietnam Conflict
  169. Due to "No Consensus in US" resulted in what?
    Little strategy in the international area.
  170. What was the US foreign policy Pre-World War II?
    Geographic location & isolationism
  171. Due to "Changing International Environment" resulted in what?
    The cause of foreign policy controversy.
  172. What was the US foreign policy during postwar globalism?
    Containment and the Domino Theory
  173. What was the US foreign policy during the Vietnam Conflict?
    Beginning of fundamental change in US foreign policy.
  174. What is a realization that you need to grow & expand professionally as your rank, span of control, & sphere of influence increases.
    Progressive Professionalism
  175. What are the three Mobilization Categories of the Air Force Reserve?
    1) Ready

    2) Standby

    3) Retired
  176. What are the watchwords for SNCO when it comes to the Nuclear Program?
    Compliance & Accountability
  177. What are the four nuclear weapons safety standards?
    • 1) Prevent accidents
    • 2) Prevent deliberate arming, pre-arming, & launching
    • 3) Prevent inadvertent pre-arming
    • 4) arming & launching
    • 5) Security
  178. What does the Profession of Arms focus on?
    Preservation & protection of the state, it's population, & it's institutions.
  179. What is the direct result of receiving proper direction effective discipline & recognition?
    Progressive Professionalism (P2)
  180. Who was the first enlisted army aviatrix?
    Ruth Law
  181. Who was the first to down five enemy aircraft in WWI?
    Private Frederick Libby
  182. Who was the first American to eject from the P-61 aircraft?
    First Sergeant Lambert
  183. Accepted values, norms, & symbols are indicative of which characteristic of a profession?
    Distinct Sub-Culture
  184. What is essential for an occupation to be a profession?
    Public Service Orientaion
  185. What sharply distinguishes the Profession of Arms from other professions?
    Unlimited Liability Clause
  186. What Command is the oversight of the nuclear mission established in 2009?
    Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC)
  187. What was the US foreign policy postwar globalism?
    Containment & the Domino Theory
  188. What was the beginning of fundamental change in US foreign policy? 
    Vietnam Conflict
  189. What are the three regional problem impacting US foreign policy?
    1) Security of sea lines of communication

    2) The breakup of the Soviet Union

    3) NATO Modification
  190. A profession is an occupation that strongly exhibits ________, __________, & ________.
    1) A body of theory & specialized knowledge

    2) A service orientation 

    3) A distinct sub-culture
  191. Who was the first female CMSgt?
    CMSgt Grace Peterson
  192. Who was the first of only two aerial kills ever from a B-52 during Operation Line Backer?
    SSgt Turner
  193. Who received the Medal of Honor 1 May 1943; gunner put a fire out by hand; first enlisted Airman to receive the Medal of Honor?
    Sgt Maynard H. Smith
  194. Who received the Medal of Honor 20 Dec 1943; Radio Operator/Gunner who fought off enemy aircraft, fixed radio by feel only?
    TSgt Forrest L. Vosler
  195. What has capabilities including non-kinetic & conventional strike capabilities, integrated ballistics & cruise missile defenses, a responsive infrastructure, robots C2 system, & advanced intelligence adoptive planning systems?
    The New Triad
  196. Describe the attribute of professional character.
    Exhibiting emotional, moral, & intellectual qualities & behaviors
  197. What are the six passive defenses?
    Concealment, hardening, redundancy, warning, dispersal, & mobility
  198. Who was awarded the Air Force Cross for actions in Mogadishu during "Black Hawk Down"?
    TSgt Wilkinson
  199. Who was the first African American to serve as a Numbered Air Force Reserve Commander?
    BGeneral McNeil
  200. Who was awarded the Medal of Honor 12 Apr 1945; B-29 plane a flaming bomb discharged in the aircraft he picked it up by hand & threw it out?
    SSgt Henry E. Erwin
  201. Weapon system design features, security, safety rules are part of ______________.
    Use of Control

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