*Army Programs (AR 608-1) (AR 930-4)
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*Army Programs (AR 608-1) (AR 930-4)
Army Programs Study Guide
Army Programs, Study Guide
Army Community Service (ACS) AR?
to provide services that support readiness of soldiers
self-help, service, and stability
Who is eligible for ACS support?
All active duty soldiers and their families,including guard and reserve on active duty status.Families of soldiers KIA or MIA
How can you help ACS?
donate food, goods, and volunteering
Army Continuing Education Services (ACES) AR?
develop confident, competent leaders and to provide opportunities for soldiers and adult family members
Basic services offered by ACES?
high school completion program, Basic Skills and Education Program(BSEP), Defense Activity for Non Traditional Education Support (DANTES)
Federal financial aid programs available to soldiers?
pell grants, perkin loans, and guaranteed student loans
Soldier development programs provided by ACES?
functional academic skills training (FAST)
English as a second language (ESL)
MOS improvement Training (MOIST)
Who is eligible for the new GI Bill?
Soldiers beginning active service after July 1985
Army Learning Center (ALC) AR?
Defense activity non traditional education services
service members opportunity colleges
Service members opportunity college army degrees
Test of Adult Basic Education
Army Emergency Relief (AER) AR?
AR 930- 4
non profit organization that collects funds to assist soldiers and dependents in time of need
Helping the Army take care of its own
Who is eligible for AER assitance?
Active soldiers, reserve and guard soldiers on continuous duty for more that 30 days and their dependents. Retired soldiers and widowers of soldiers KIA
AER annual fund campaign?
MAR 1 - MAY 15
How are monetary contributions made to AER?
cash, check, and allotments
How is AER funded?
voluntary contributions from soldiers, repayment of loans, investments and unsolicited contributions
What happens to soldiers who fail to repay AER loans?
they will be put on a restriction list and will no longer be approved for AER loans
Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) AR?
to implement alcohol and drug risk reduction and prevention, return impaired soldiers to duty, and improve readiness.
strengthen the overall fitness and effectiveness of the Army's workforce and enhance combat readiness of its soldiers
Deglamorization of alcohol?
Army personnel will not promote functions glamorizing the use of alcohol through games, initiation or prizes in contest.
ASAP participation is mandatory for those who are command referred failure to attend may lead to?
Soldiers who fail to participate in or fail to respond successfully to rehibilitation will?
be processes for administrative seperation
soldiers can be identified as having a substance problem by?
the command/supervisor, voluntary, biochemical(urinalysis), medical and investigation
objective of urainalysis?
to deter soldiers from abusing drugs and alcohol
Commanders may direct drug testing by?
unit inspections, search and seizers, competence for duty, medical, and consent
DA Form 8003 is completed by?
The commander or 1SG signing the referral
Soldiers in the ASAP program are?
Flagged IAW AR 600-8-2
Sexual Harassment/ Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Program (SHARP) goal?
to create an environment that minimizes sexual assault incidents, encourage victim reporting, and soldier education
What is sexual assault?
sexual contact that the victim does not consent to
the Army's commitment to eleminate sexual assault through awareness and prevention, training and education and victim advocacy
more than half of sexual assaults include?
Army policy on sexual assault is?
in affect at all times and all places
sexual assaults can be reported through?
chain of command, medical treatment facilities, military police, chaplains, social work services, family advocacies and legal services
AR that outlines rights of crime victims?
Forms of sexual harassment ?
verbal, non verbal, and physical
Equal Opportunity (EO) AR?
AR 600-20 chap 6
Goal of EO?
provide equal opportunities to military personnel and family members on and off post; Create effective units by eliminating discriminatory behaviors
What are the Ranks of EOR should be?
How much EO training is required per year?
4 ( 1 each quarter)
what is an ethnic group?
a group that possesses common characteristics and cultural heritage
what is racism?
an attitude or action against a person because of race or skin color
what is a minority group?
a group distinguished from the general population by race, religion, color, gender, and national origin
what is sexual harassment?
unwanted sexual advances, request for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical contact of a sexual nature
What is affirmative action plan (AAP)?
a management document that was designed to achieve equal opportunities
American Red Cross (ARC) AR?
providing services of communication between soldiers and their families
Services provided by ARC are?
Blood drives, CPR instructions, swimming lessons, and communication services
ARC is staffed by?
Army Retention Program AR?
Soldiers are ineligible for reenlistment if they are?
flagged for being enrolled in ASAP
How long must a soldier be enlisted to be eligible for Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB)
A soldier cannot request separation if a ______________ is imposed
bar to reenlistment
Who is the final approving authority of a bar of reenlistment?
A commander one level higher than the commanding authority
Who may remove a reenlistment bar?
same authority that approved the bar
Total Army Sponsor Ship Program AR?
What does the S-Gate include?
sponsor info, welcome letter, and needs and assessment checklist
What is a reenlistment bar?
an administrative action initiated by the commander to prevent a substandard soldier from reenlistment or reentering service
When are bars of reenlistment reviewed?
Every 3 months or 30 days prior to PCS/ETS
What form is used to transmit sponsorship requirements?
DA Form 5434-E
A sponsor should be assigned within?
Army Quality of Life Programs purpose?
is dedicated to take care of the Arm'y operational resource the soldier
Army Quality of Life Program includes?
ACS, AER, ARC, EO, PX/ commissary, GYMs, clubs