E-7 EPME 2016

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  1. What are the Key Watchwords in the Commandant’s Direction?
    • 1. Readiness
    • 2. People 
    • 3. Stewardship 
    • (E7-1)
  2. What does the Commandant place as his main focus?
    • People
    • (E7-3)
  3. What is C3 Systems?
    • Command,
    • Control, and
    • Communications
    • (E7-3)
  4. How many Major Headquarters directorates report to the Commandant?
    • 11
    • (E7-7)
  5. Who are the Major Headquarter Directorates?
    • 1. Chief of Staff
    • 2. Civil Rights
    • 3. Government and Public Affairs
    • 4. Acquisition
    • 5. Intelligence
    • 6. Chief Counsel (Judge Advocate General of the Coast Guard)
    • 7. Integrated Deepwater System
    • 8. Marine Safety and Environmental Protection
    • 9. Operations
    • 10. Systems
    • 11. Human Resources
    • (E7-7)
  6. Who is the Co-Program Manager for enlisted professional and career development with the Director of Reserve and Training (G-WT)?
    • Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard
    • (E7-10)
  7. The administrative and operational command and control center for the Coast Guard is ______.
    • Headquarters
    • (E7-54)
  8. Why was the position of the Chief Petty Officer brought about?
    • With merger of the RCS and the U.S. Life Saving Service in 1915 brought about a need for a position of higher authority.
    • (E7-12)
  9. When was the position of Chief Petty Officer officially approved by Congress?
    • May 18, 1920
    • (E7-12)
  10. Who were the first Coast Guard Chiefs?
    • The former station keepers of the Life Saving Stations.
    • (E7-13)
  11. What did CBM (L) mean for them?
    Chief Boatswain’s Mate (LIFESAVING)
  12. Why was the L added after their title?
    The first CG Chiefs were the former station keepers of Life Saving stations. L was attached to distinguish them from their sea going counterparts.
  13. When were Senior and Master Chief Petty Officer pay grades added?
    May 1958
  14. What law added Senior and Master Chief Petty Officer?
    Public Law 85-422
  15. Who is the best role model of organizational Leadership?
    Chief Petty Officer corps
  16. The single most important variable in the Coast Guard’s enlisted Career Development Program is that the Senior and Master Chiefs ______?
    Set the example for the entire fleet
  17. The 55th U.S. Congress on _____ established the Coast Guard’s Chief Petty Officer grade.
    May 18th 1920
  18. The Chief walks the fine line between 3 things what are they?
    • 1. Leader
    • 2. Mentor
    • 3. Technical Expert
  19. How far up are zippers supposed to be Buttoned or zipped up on Jackets/ Coats?
    At least two thirds
  20. When can you put your hands in your pockets?
  21. Where are Ribbons and Badges placed on the uniform?
    Left side over the heart
  22. What Dress Uniform is to be worn when coat and tie are not called for?
    Tropical blue long
  23. What should not be visible or seen through shirt?
    Undergarments (Bras)
  24. What color Hosiery for ladies can be worn?
    Skin color
  25. What are the 3 basic rules for Jewelry?
    • 1. Does not pose safety hazard
    • 2. Is in good taste
    • 3. Meets authorized criteria
  26. How many rings can be worn?
    One ring per hand (nested engagement/wedding ring combos count as one ring)
  27. How many earrings can be worn per ear, and where are they/it placed?
    One per ear centered on the earlobe
  28. What size earrings can be worn?
    4-6mm or 1/8-1/4inch diameter
  29. What type earrings are authorized for wear with all uniforms?
    Plain gold or silver with a shining or brushed matte finish, plain diamond, or natural white pearl ball studs.
  30. Can necklaces be worn? And if so what are the guidelines for wear?
    Yes but need to be concealed
  31. Can Bracelets be worn? And if so what are the guidelines for wear?
    Yes, Limited to medical alert or those required for military purposes.
  32. Are POW/MIA bracelets authorized?
  33. What kind of Tie tacks/ bars can be worn?
    Plain gold or adorned with Coast Guard decoration
  34. What width is the Tie Bar and how is it to be positioned?
    3/16” width and not visible when wearing the service dress blue coat
  35. What kinds of Cuff Links are authorized?
    • Plain gold or Coast Guard related.
    • COMDTINST M1020.6F 2-2
  36. What kind of shirt Studs are to be worn?
    • Plain gold or plain natural white pearl. (Colored pearls or decorative settings are not authorized
    • COMDTINST M1020.6F 2-2
  37. What is the main guideline for Eyeglasses?
    • Frame, lens, and contact lens styles will not be so outlandish as to cause distraction from military bearing. Mirrored lenses are prohibited. Retainer straps are authorized for foreign object damage (FOD) prevention and safety only. If retainer straps are required, they will be plain, black and worn snugly against the back of the head.
    • COMDTINST M1020.6F 2-2
  38. What color are briefcases and how are they to be carried?
    • Solid black or navy blue in color
    • When wearing a bag, the strap must be worn across the left shoulder (fore and aft) with the bag hanging on the same side of the body. The case or bag will not be worn with the strap and bag on the opposite sides of the body (diagonally).
    • COMDTINST M1020.6F 2-3
  39. What color are backpacks and how are they to be carried?
    • All bags worn with the uniform must conceal its contents and be either solid black or navy blue in color. There will be no personal ornamentation attached on or to the bag.
    • COMDTINST M1020.6F 2-3
  40. When are Backpacks authorized to wear?
    • Backpacks may also be worn over both shoulders when wearing the ODU.
    • Will not be worn in any uniform more formal than the Tropical Blue uniform. Must be hand carried only.
    • COMDTINST M1020.6F 2-3
  41. Describe a Coast Guard authorized umbrella.
    • Plain black or navy blue, expandable, straight handle. Must be carried in left hand
    • COMDTINST M1020.6F 2-2
  42. When can cell phones, pagers, and handheld pocket computers be worn?
    • Worn with uniform of the day as required only for military duties or a legitimate urgent need, clipped to waistband behind side seam of shirt or in pocket if they do not detract from uniform appearance. Items are not authorized if participating in ceremonial details
    • COMDTINST M1020.6F 2-2
  43. Can Music Headphones be worn while in uniform?
    • Not worn while in uniform or with a cover except while commuting as a passenger or using public transportation
    • COMDTINST M1020.6F 2-2
  44. Are metal collar devices authorized with the Operational Dress Uniform (ODU) top?
    • Sew-on cloth insignia are required.
    • COMDTINST M1020.6F 3-16
  45. What size rate insignia is worn on the ball cap?
    • All insignia will be 1 to 1¼ inches above the visor or centered on the front
    • of the cap so as not to interfere with the lettering
    • COMDTINST M1020.6F 3-51
  46. Can metal collar insignias be worn on ball cap?
    • The insignia worn on the Standard and unit ball cap will be the standard metal collar insignia.
    • COMDTINST M1020.6F 3-51
  47. What should you do with your Operational Dress Uniform (ODU) trousers when wearing boat shoes?
    • May be worn straight leg fashion when low- topped shoes or boat shoes are required.
    • COMDTINST M1020.6F 3-14
  48. Can you tuck in your trouser into your boots?
    • Blousing bands are optional; if not used, trousers can be tucked into boot, and then adjusted to appear bloused. Pockets will lay flat.
    • COMDTINST M1020.6F 3-14
  49. When rolling up the sleeves of the Operational Dress Uniform (ODU) Top how wide should your Cuff be? And how far off of the elbow?
    • This results in a 3” cuff about 2” above the elbow. Folds will vary based on the size and length of the arm.
    • COMDTINST M1020.6F: 3-22
  50. What is stenciled on the blue Tee Shirt of the “Hot Weather Uniform”, with what size stencils?
    • The Coast Guard dark blue crew neck T-shirt is worn stenciled with the words “U. S. COAST GUARD” across the front left chest in white 3/4- inch tall block-style letters. All T-shirts must be stenciled identically to promote unit identity and professional appearance.
    • CH-1 4-21 COMDTINST M1020.6F
  51. What manual would you refer to for further guidance on the wearing of the Operational Dress Uniform (ODU)?
    COMDTINST M1020.6F
  52. Men’s hair above the ears and around the neck is to be tapered from the lower natural hairline upwards at least ___ and outward not greater than ___ to blend with the hairstyle.
    • Hair above the ears and around the neck will be tapered from the lower natural hairline upwards at least ¾-inch and outward not greater than ¾-inch to blend with hairstyle. A totally clean, shaven scalp is authorized.
    • COMDTINST M1020.6F 2-6
  53. What is the max bulk of men’s hair?
    • 1 ½ inch
    • (E7-22)
  54. What is the max length of a men’s hair?
    • 4 inches, can not touch ears, collar or extend below eyebrows when headgear is removed.
    • (E7-22)
  55. What is the max bulk of women’s hair?
    • 2 inches
    • (E7-23)
  56. Can women’s hair touch the bottom of the collar?
    • Yes, but it can not fall below
    • (E7-23)
  57. How are Ponytails to be worn by women?
    • A Single ponytail, but all long hair is to be neatly an inconspicuously fastened, pinned, or secured to the head.
    • (E7-23)
  58. Can a women’s ponytail be worn with a ball cap?
    • Yes, if a pony tail does not fall below the bottom edge of the collar it may be pulled through the back opening of the working blue or unit ball cap.
    • (E7-23)
  59. When a woman wears multiple braids how should they be?
    • 1. Uniform appearance
    • 2. Small in diameter
    • 3. tightly interwoven in symmetrical fore and aft rows that minimize scalp exposure
    • 4. Present a neat, professional, well groomed appearance.
    • (E7-23)
  60. What is the longest women’s hair can be in front?
    • Can not fall below eyebrows.
    • (E7-23)
  61. Are Wigs or Hairpieces authorized?
    • Yes, women only.
    • (E7-23)
  62. What type of Wigs or Hairpieces are authorized for women?
    • 1. Good Quality
    • 2. Conservative style
    • 3. Fit Properly
    • 4. Conform to natural hair standards
    • (E7-23)
  63. When can women not wear Wigs or Hairpieces?
    • If it is a safety or flying object damage (FOD) hazard.
    • (E7-23)
  64. When are men not authorized to wear a mustache?
    • If they are assigned to Ceremonial Honor Guard
    • (E7-23)
  65. Describe a mustache that is properly groomed?
    • 1. Neatly trimmed
    • 2. Can not extend below the top of the upper lip
    • 3. or below the corners of the mouth
    • (E7-23)
  66. What is the name of the skin condition that you may get a permanent waiver to allow the wearing of a beard?
    • Pseudofolliculitis Barbae (PFB)
    • (E7-23)
  67. If a member has a wavier for a beard, what are the requirements for grooming?
    • Facial hair cannot exceed ¼ inch in length
    • (E7-23)
  68. What is a common grooming problem?
    • Side Burns and Mustaches failing to meet criteria
    • (E7-23)
  69. What are the guidelines for cosmetics?
    • Need to be conservative (no bright colors) and compliment the wearer.
    • (E7-23)
  70. How long may men’s fingernails be?
    • Not to extend past the fingertips.
    • (E7-24)
  71. How long may women’s fingernails be?
    • Not to extend more than ¼-inch beyond the fingertip
    • (E7-23)
  72. What colors are authorized for women’s fingernail polish?
    Colors need to be conservative and natural.
  73. Is decorative nail art authorized?
    • No
    • (E7-23)
  74. Describe proper eyewear and sunglasses.
    • 1. Frames and lens styles cannot be so outlandish as to detract from military bearing
    • 2. Mirrored Lenses are prohibited
    • 3. Retainer straps, plain black and worn snuggly against the back of the head, are authorized for FOD prevention and safety only.
    • (E7-20)
  75. What form # is a Report of Offense or Disposition”?
  76. What is a Mast Representatives responsibility?
    • Preparing for and presenting the member’s side of the matter.
    • (E7-27)
  77. Does the Mast Rep speak for the member?
    • Yes, if requested.
    • (E7-27)
  78. What Manual states what a Mast Representatives responsible for?
    • Part V of the Manual of Courts Martial
    • (E7-27)
  79. What may a Mast Representative do on the members’ behalf?
    • 1. Question witnesses
    • 2. submit questions to ask witness
    • 3. Present evidence
    • 4. Make statements geared to the Commanding Officer.
    • 5. Plea for Leniency on behalf of the accused.
  80. Communications between an accused person and his mast representative is considered _______.
    • Privileged, same way as attorney and client.
    • (E7-28)
  81. What is a Preliminary Inquiry Officer (PIO)?
    • A member of the Command, designated to conduct a preliminary inquiry based on offenses alleged on the Coast Guard-4910.
    • (E7-28)
  82. Who designated the Preliminary Inquiry Officer (PIO)?
    • The Executive Officer
    • (E7-28)
  83. What are the Preliminary Inquiry Officer (PIO) responsibilities?
    • 1. Mainly to protect the rights of the accused
    • 2. Ensure that punishments cannot be overturned
    • (E7-28)
  84. Where are a members rights listed?
    • Article 31(b)
    • (E7-28)
  85. What does a Preliminary Inquiry Officer (PIO) do if a witness refuses to sign a written statement?
    • Prepare a summary of the interview?
    • (E7-28)
  86. What are the 4 things that a Preliminary Inquiry Officer (PIO) may suggest?
    • 1. Captains Mast
    • 2. Trial by court-martial
    • 3. Dismissal
    • 4. Administrative action, such as negative 3307 entry.
    • (E7-29)
  87. If a Preliminary Inquiry Officer (PIO) uncovers new/ other offenses what must he do?
    • 1. Inquire into the new offences
    • 2. Make a recommendation concerning the disposition of the new offenses.
    • (E7-28)
  88. E-7/ 8/ 9 performance evaluation factors are grouped into how many categories? What are they?
    • 5
    • 1. Military
    • 2. Performance
    • 3. Professional Qualities
    • 4. Leadership
    • 5. Conduct
    • (E7-31)
  89. What do the factors in the “Military” category measure?
    • A Member’s ability to bring credit to the Coast Guard through personal demeanor and professional actions.
    • (E7-31)
  90. What do the factors in the “Performance” category measure?
    • A member’s willingness to acquire knowledge and the ability to use knowledge, skill, and direction to accomplish work.
    • (E7-32)
  91. What do the factors in the “Professional Qualities” category measure?
    • Those qualities that the Coast Guard values in its people.
    • (E7-32)
  92. What do the factors in the “Leadership” category measure?
    • Ability to direct, guide, develop, influence, and support others in the performing of work.
    • (E7-33)
  93. What do the factors in the “Conduct” category measure?
    • Ability to conform to rules, regulations, and military standards.
    • (E7-33)
  94. What Manual would you refer to for help completing enlisted employee reviews?
    • M1000.6, Personnel Manual
    • (E7-34)
  95. What is the CG-3788F?
    • Enlisted Performance Evaluation Support Form (Master, Senior, Chief Petty Officer)
    • (E7-35)
  96. What is the expected performance level of all enlisted personnel?
    • Mark of 4
    • (E7-34)
  97. Does an Employee Review need to be completed before it can be saved?
    • No
    • (E7-40)
  98. What should be placed in the competency field, under Rating?
    • 1-7, the number you want to give to that member as a mark.
    • (E7-38)
  99. What 2 competencies require an alphabetical entry?
  100. What “marks” require comments?
    1,2,AND 7
  101. What are the comments used for when you select the comments tab?
    For internal routing use only. It is info for your supervisor.
  102. What tab will you have selected where you enter your supervisors Employee ID and select the “Validate Employee Review”?
  103. What financial approach does the Coast Guard use for its Budgeting?
    Zero Based Budgeting
  104. What does Zero Based Budgeting mean?
    • Managers develop their budgets from the ground up, building a case for spending as if no baseline existed.
    • In essence, they start at zero.
  105. What does the STAAR acronym help you with and what do the letters stand
    • for?
    • 1. S- SPREAD OUT
    • 2. T- TRANSFER
    • 3. A- AVOID
    • 4. A- ACCEPT
    • 5. R- REDUCE
  106. To be effective, risk management strategies must address 3 risk’s components. What are they?
    • 1. severity,
    • 2. probability,
    • 3. exposure.
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E-7 EPME 2016
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