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  1. What does ASAP stand for?
    • Army Substance Abuse Program
    • (AR 600-85 Mar 2006)
  2. What is the mission of ASAP?
    • The ASAP’s mission is to strengthen the overall fitness and effectiveness of the Army’s
    • total workforce and to enhance the combat readiness of its Soldiers.
    • (AR 600-85 Mar 2006 / 1-30 / PDF 19)
  3. What are the objectives of ASAP?
    • Increase individual fitness and overall unit readiness.
    • Provide services, which are adequate and responsive to the needs of the total workforce and
    • emphasize alcohol and other drug abuse deterrence, prevention, education, and treatment.
    • Implement alcohol and other drug risk reduction and prevention strategies that respond to potential
    • problems before they jeopardize readiness, productivity, and careers.
    • Restore to duty those substance-impaired Soldiers who have the potential for continued military
    • service.
    • Provide effective alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and education at all levels of command,
    • and encourage commanders to provide alcohol and drug-free leisure activities.
    • Ensure all military and civilian personnel assigned to ASAP staff are appropriately trained and
    • experienced to accomplish their mission.
    • Achieve maximum productivity and reduce absenteeism and attrition among DA civilian
    • employees by reducing the effects of the abuse of alcohol and other drugs.
    • Improve readiness by extending services to the total Army.
    • Ensure quality customer service.
    • (AR 600-85 Mar 2006 / 1-30 / PDF 19)
  4. What is meant by deglamorization of alcohol?
    • Personnel will not promote any function glamorizing the use of alcohol through
    • drinking contests, games, initiations, or the awarding of alcoholic beverages as prizes in
    • contests.
  5. What army Regulation covers ASAP?
    AR 600-85
  6. Is ASAP participation mandatory for Individuals that are command referred?
    • ASAP participation is mandatory for all Soldiers who are command referred. Failure to
    • attend a mandatory counseling session may constitute a violation of Article 86 of the
    • Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ).
    • (AR 600-85 Mar 2006 / 1-31 / PDF 19)
  7. What will happen to Soldiers who fail to participate in or fail to respond successfully to
    rehabilitation?
    • Soldiers who fail to participate adequately in, or to respond successfully to,rehabilitation
    • will be processed for administrative separation and not be provided another opportunity
    • for rehabilitation except under the most extraordinary circumstances, as determined by
    • the CD in consultation with the unit commander.
    • (AR 600-85 1-31 / Mar 2006 / PDF 19)
  8. What are the ways that Soldiers can be identified as having a substance abuse problem?
    • Voluntary (self-identification)
    • Commander / Supervisor Identification
    • Biochemical Identification
    • Medical Identification
    • Investigation and or Apprehension
    • (AR 600-85 / Mar 2006 3-1 / PDF 24)
  9. What are the objectives of rehabilitation with ASAP?
    • Return Soldiers to full duty as soon as possible.
    • Identify Soldiers who cannot be rehabilitated within the scope of this regulation and to
    • advise their unit commanders.
    • Assist and refer Soldiers who cannot be rehabilitated in the ASAP to a treatment
    • facility in the vicinity where they reside after discharge from the Army.
    • Help resolve alcohol and other drug abuse problems in the family, with the ultimate
    • goal of enabling the Soldier to perform more effectively.
    • (AR 600-85 Mar 2006 / 4-2 / PDF 27)
  10. What are the objectives of bio-chemical testing (also called a urinalysis)?
    • The objectives of Army’sBiochemical Testing Program are to:
    • Deter Soldiers, including those members on initial entry on AD after enlistment or appointment,
    • from abusing drugs (including illegal drugs, other illicit substances, and prescribed medication).
    • Facilitate early identification of alcohol and/or other drug abuse.
    • Enable commanders to assess the security, military fitness, good order and discipline of their units,
    • and to use information obtained to take appropriate action (for example, UCMJ, administrative, or
    • other actions, including referral to the ASAP counseling center for screening, evaluation, and
    • possible treatment).
    • Monitor rehabilitation of those enrolled for alcohol and/or other drug abuse.
    • Collect data on the prevalence of alcohol and/or other drug abuse within the Army.
    • (AR 600-85 Mar 2006 / 8-1 / PDF 36)
  11. Commanders may direct drug testing under what conditions?
    • Unit inspections. (either the entire or part of a unit)
    • Search and seizures/probable cause.
    • Competence for Duty.
    • Rehabilitation.
    • Mishap or Safety Inspection.
    • Consent (specimen may be provided voluntarily by a Soldier).
    • New Entrant.
    • Medical.
    • (AR 600-85 Mar 2006 / 8-3 / PDF 37)
  12. All ASAP referrals are accomplished by the Commander or 1SG using what form?
    • Completing and signing the DA 8003 Referral Form.
    • (AR 600-85 Mar 2006 / 3-7 / PDF 26)
  13. Can Soldiers that are enrolled in an ASAP rehabilitation program reenlist?
    • Soldiers currently enrolled in the ASAP rehabilitation program are not allowed to
    • reenlist. However, Soldiers who need additional service time to complete their
    • enrollment may be extended for the number of months necessary to permit completion.
    • (AR 600-85 Mar 2006 / 5-6 / PDF 31)
  14. Will Soldiers who are command referred to ASAP be flagged?
    • Yes, IAW AR600-8-2 (Suspension of Favorable Personnel Action (flags)).
    • (AR 600-85 Mar 2006 / 5-7 / PDF 31)
  15. What Does ACS stand for?
    • Army Community Service
    • (AR 608-1 Dec 2004)
  16. What does the ACS symbol represent?
    • The heart = giving, the cross = help, the gyroscope = stability
    • (AR 608-1 Dec 2004 / 3-10 / PDF 16)
  17. What is the ACS mission statement?
    • The mission of the ACS center is to—
    • Facilitate commander’s ability to provide comprehensive, coordinated, and responsive
    • services that support readiness of soldiers, civilian employees and their families.
    • Maximize technology and resources, adapt to unique installation requirements,
    • eliminate duplication in service delivery, and measure service effectiveness.
    • (AR 608-1 Dec 2004 / 1-1 / PDF 9)
  18. What Army regulation covers ACS?
    AR 608-1
  19. How is ACS staffed for the most part?
    By volunteers
  20. What is the motto of the ACS?
    • Self-help, service and stability.
    • (AR 608-1 Dec 2004 / 3-10 / PDF 16)
  21. Who qualifies for ACS?
    • In the United States,the following personnel are eligible for ACS assistance:
    • All active duty and retired military personnel and their family members, if otherwise eligible for
    • services.
    • Members of the Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve when on active duty and their
    • family members, if otherwise eligible for services.
    • Army appropriated fund(APF) and non appropriated fund (NAF) employees and their family
    • members, if otherwise eligible for services.
    • Family members of prisoners of war or personnel missing in action, if otherwise eligible for
    • services.
    • Surviving family members of military personnel who died while on active duty, if otherwise
    • eligible for services.
    • In overseas commands, the Commander will determine eligibility according to international treatise
    • and agreements.
    • (AR 608-1 Dec 2004 / 1-7 / PDF 9)
  22. What can you do to help out ACS?
    • Donate Staple foodstuff to the food lockers, usable household goods, and volunteer your
    • time.
  23. What regulation covers the ACES?
    AR 621-5
  24. What regulation covers Army Learning Centers?
    AR 621-6
  25. What are the goals of ACES?
    • Develop confident,competent leaders.
    • Support the enlistment, retention, and transition of soldiers.
    • Provide self-development opportunities for soldiers and adult family members.
    • Provide self-development opportunities for DACs.
    • Provide self-development opportunities for DAC ACES professional and support staff.
    • (AR 621-5 Feb 2004 / 2-2 / PDF 12)
  26. What does TABE stand for?
    • Test ofAdult Basic Education
    • (AR 621-5 Feb 2004 / 4-2 / PDF 17)
  27. How much of your tuition does the tuition assistance grant pay?
    100%
  28. Name some federal financial aid programs available to Soldiers through ACES
    • Pell Grant
    • Perkins Loans
    • Guaranteed Student Loans
  29. What are some of the basic services offered by the Army Continuing Education Center?
    • Basic Skills Education Program (BSEP)
    • Advanced Skills Education Program (ASEP)
    • High School Completion Program
    • Service members Opportunity Colleges Associates Degree Program (SOCAD)
    • Veteran's Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)/Montgomery G. I. Bill (MGIB)
    • Skill Recognition Programs
    • Command Language Programs (Head start - Gateway)
    • Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES)
    • Education Counseling Services
    • Learning Resource Centers
  30. What Soldier development programs does ACES provide?
    • Functional Academic Skills Training (FAST).
    • High School Completion Program.
    • English-as-a-Second Language (ESL)
    • Mission-related Language (Head start and Gateway).
    • Mission-required Language.
    • MOS Improvement Training (MOSIT).
    • (AR 621-5 Feb 2004 / 4-1 / PDF 17)
  31. What does DANTES stand for?
    • Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support
    • (AR 621-5 Feb 2004 / 3-5 / PDF 16)
  32. What does DANTES do?
    • DANTES provides standardized testing services free to military personnel. Family
    • members and civilians may take DANTES tests but must pay for each test taken.
  33. Soldiers with a GT score of less than 110 should be referred to what?
    • BSEP - Soldiers with a GT less than 100 are normally automatically eligible. Soldiers
    • with a GT between 100 and 110 may be command referred.
  34. Soldiers who begin their active service after what date are eligible to receive the new GI
    Bill?
    July 1985, but they are required to pay $100 per month for the first 12 months
  35. What does SOC stand for?
    • Service members Opportunity Colleges
    • (AR 621-5 Feb 2004 / 2-7 / PDF 14)
  36. What does SOCAD stand for?
    • Service members Opportunity College Army Degrees
    • (AR 621-5 Feb 2004 / 2-7 / PDF 14)
  37. AER closely coordinates with what other organization?
    • American Red Cross
    • (AR 930-4 Aug 1994 / 2-13 / PDF 11)
  38. What is AER?
    • AER is a private, nonprofit organization to collect and hold funds to relieve distress of
    • members of the Army and their dependents. AER provides emergency financial
    • assistance to soldiers (active and retired) and their families in time of distress.
    • (AR 930-4 Aug 1994 / 1-6/ PDF 5)
  39. What does AER stand for?
    Army Emergency Relief
  40. What is the Army Regulation that covers AER?
    AR 930-4
  41. Are you required to contribute to AER to receive help?
    No.
  42. Who does AER help?
    • Soldiers on extended active duty and their dependents.
    • Members of the Reserve Components of the Army (Army National Guard and U.S.
    • Army Reserve) on continuous active duty for more than 30 days and their dependents.
    • (This applies to soldiers on AD for training (ADT) or serving under various sections of
    • title 10, United States Code).
    • Soldiers retired from active duty because of longevity or physical disability, or retired
    • upon reaching age 60 (Reserve Components) and their dependents.
    • Widows (ers) and orphans of soldiers who died while on active duty or after they
    • retired.
    • (Site: AERHQ.org)
  43. How are monetary contributions made to AER?
    • Cash,check or allotment
    • (AR 930-4 Aug 1994 / 5-6 / PDF 24)
  44. When is the AER annual fund campaign held army-wide?
    • March 01 through May 15
    • (Site: AERHQ.org)
  45. How does AER provide financial assistance?
    • AER provides financial assistance by either a loan without interest, a grant or a
    • combination of both
    • (AR 930-4 Aug 1994 /2-4 / PDF 8)
  46. What is the purpose of AER?
    • AER provides emergency financial assistance to soldiers (active and retired) and their
    • families in time of distress.
    • (AR 930-4 Aug 1994 / 1-6 /PDF 5)
  47. What is the dollar limit on AER loans?
    • There is no dollar limit. AER Assistance will meet your emergency need.
    • (Site: AERHQ.org)
  48. Failure to repay an AER loan (unless repayment would cause undo hardship) will cause
    the Soldier's name to be placed on an AER restricted list which is disseminated
    Army-wide. What does this mean for the Soldier?
    • Individuals who appear on this list will not be approved for AER assistance without the
    • specific prior approval of HQ AER.
    • (AR 930-4 Aug 1994 / 2-8 / PDF 9)
  49. What is the AER Motto?
    • "Helping the Army Take Care Of its Own"
    • (AR 930-4 Aug 1994 / 1-6 / PDF 5)
  50. The minimum amount that can be contributed to AER through allotment is what
    amount?
    1 dollar each month for 3 months
  51. How is AER funded?
    • Through Voluntary Contributions from Soldiers (tax free), through unsolicited
    • contributions, repayments of loans, and income from investments.
    • (AR 930-4 Aug 1994 / 5-1 / PDF 14)
  52. What is the purpose of the Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program?
    • The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program reinforces the Army's
    • commitment to eliminate incidents of sexual assault through a comprehensive policy that
    • centers on awareness and prevention, training and education, victim advocacy,
    • response,reporting, and accountability.
    • (AR 600-20 June 2006 / 8-1 / PDF 72)
  53. The Army's policy on Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program applies
    where and when?
    • This policy applies --
    • Both on and off post and during duty and non-duty hours.
    • To working, living, and recreational environments (including both on- and off-post
    • housing).
    • (AR 600-20 June 2006 / 8-2 / PDF 72)
  54. Define sexual assault.
    • Sexual assault is a crime defined as intentional sexual contact, characterized by use of
    • force, physical threat or abuse of authority or when the victim does not or cannot
    • consent.
    • (AR 600-20 June 2006 / Glossary / PDF 125)
  55. Sexual assault includes what acts?
    • Rape
    • Non consensual Sodomy (oral or anal sex)
    • Indecent Assault (unwanted, inappropriate sexual contact or fondling)
    • Attempts to commit these acts
    • (AR 600-20 June 2006 / Glossary / PDF 125)
  56. More than half of sexual assault offenses include what?
    Alcohol
  57. Prevention of sexual harassment is whose responsibility?
    • The Commander’s Responsibility
    • (AR 600-20 June 2006 / 7-1 / PDF 69)
  58. Define the following terms as they apply to the Army Sexual Assault Prevention and
    Response Program: victim, alleged perpetrator, and perpetrator.
    • Victim - One who has been sexually assaulted.
    • Alleged Perpetrator - One who has been accused of committing a crime (subject).
    • Perpetrator - One who has committed a crime (offender).

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