What does ASAP stand for?
Army Substance Abuse Program
What is the mission of ASAP?
To strengthen the fitness and effectiveness of the Army's work force and enhance combat readiness.
What are the objectives of ASAP?
- 1. Increase fitness and unit readiness.
- 2. Provide services for substance deterrence, prevention, education and treatment.
- 3. Return Soldiers to duty that can be treated.
- 4. Provide drug and alcohol free activities.
What is meant by the deglamorization of alcohol?
not promoting activities that have drinking games, initiations, or award alcohol as a prize.
What AR covers ASAP?
Is ASAP participation mandatory for individuals that are command referred?
Yes. Failure to do so is a violation of article 86 of UCMJ.
What will happen to Soldiers that fail to participate in or fail to respond successfully to rehabilitation?
They will be processed for separation.
What are the ways that a Soldier can be identified as having a substance abuse problem?
- 1. Self-identification
- 2. Supervisor Id
- 3. Biochemical Id
- 4. Medical Id
- 5. Investigation
What are the objectives of rehabilitation with ASAP?
- 1. Return Soldiers to duty asap
- 2. ID Soldiers that cannot be rehabbed.
- 3. Refer Soldiers that rehabbed to a treatment facility
- 4. Help resolve other substance abuse problems in their families.
What are the objectives with biochemical testing?
- 1. Deter Soldiers from abusing drugs
- 2. Facilitate early ID of substance abuse
- 3. To help commanders assess the fitness, discipline and security of their units.
Commanders may direct drug testing under what conditions?
- 1. Unit inspection
- 2. Probable cause
- 3. Competence for duty
- 4. Rehabilitation
- 5. Safety inspection
- 6. Consent
- 7. New Entrant
- 8. Medical
All ASAP referrals are accomplished by the commander or 1SG using what form?
DA 8003 Referral Form
Can Soldiers enrolled in the ASAP rehab program re-up?
Only if they need an extension to finish their enrollment
Will Soldiers who are command referred to ASAP be flagged?
Yes. AR 600-8-2
What does ACS stand for?
Army Community Service
What does the ACS symbol represent?
- Heart= giving
- Cross= help
- Gyroscope= stability
What is the ACS mission statement?
- 1. Facilitate commander's ability to provide services that support readiness
- 2. Maximize technology and resources, adapt to unique instillation requirements, eliminate duplication in service delivery and measure service effectiveness.
What AR covers ACS?
How is AC mostly staffed?
What is the motto of ACS?
Self-help, service and stability
Who qualifies for ACS?
- 1. Active duty and retired Soldiers and families
- 2. Reserve and National Guard, when on active duty, and families
- 3. Army Appropriated Fund and Non-Appropriated Fund and families
- 4. POW or MIA family members
- 5. Surviving family of Soldiers who were KIA
What can you do to help out ASC?
Donate food, usable household goods and volunteer
What is ACES?
Army Continuing Education Center
What AR covers ACES?
What AR covers Army Learning Centers?
What are the goals of ACES?
- Develop competent, confident leaders by:
- 1. Supporting enlistment, retention and transition of Soldiers.
- 2. Providing self-development opportunities for Soldiers, their families and DACs.
What does TABE stand for?
Test of Adult Basic Education
How much of your tuition does the assistance tuition grant pay?
Name some federal financial aid programs available to Soldiers through ACES?
- 1. Pell Grant
- 2. Perkins Loans
- 3. Guaranteed Student Loans
What are some of the basic sercives offered by the Army Continuing Education Center?
- 1. Basic Skills Education Program
- 2. Advanced Skills Education Program
- 3. High School Completion Program
- 4. Skill Recognition Programs
What Soldier development programs does ACES provide?
- 1. Functional Academic Skills Training
- 2. High School Completion Program
- 3. English-as-a-Second-Language
- 4. Mission-Required Language
- 5. Mission-Related Language
- 6. MOS Improvement Training
What does DANTES stand for?
Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support
What does DANTES do?
Provides free standardized testing for Soldiers.
Soldiers who begin their active service after what date are eligible to receive the new GI Bill?
July 1985, they pay $100/month for 12 months
What does SOC stand for?
Service member Opportunity Colleges
What does SOCAD stand for?
Service member Opportunity College Army Degrees
AER closely coordinates with what other organization?
American Red Cross
What is AER?
Army Emergency Relief.
What does AER do?
Provides Soldiers and families emergency financial relief in times of distress.
What is the AR that covers AER?
Are you required to contribute to AER to receive help?
Who does AER help?
- 1. Soldiers and dependants
- 2. Reserves on active duty for more than 30 days
- 3. Retired Soldiers
- 4. Widows or orphans of active duty or retired Soldiers
How are monetary contributions made to AER?
Cash, check or allotment
When is the AER annual fund campaign held Army-wide?
March 1 through May 15
How does AER provide financial assistance?
A no interest loan, grant, or both.
What is the dollar limit of AER loans?
Failure to repay the loans will result in the Soldier being placed on an AER list Army-wide. What does this mean?
They will not be approved for AER assistance without approval from HQ AER.
What is the AER motto?
Helping the Army take care of its own.
The minimum amount that can be contributed to AER through allotment is what amount?
$1/month for 3 months
How is AER funded?
Contributions, repayment of loans and income from investments.
What is the purpose of the Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program?
- To eliminate sexual assault through:
- 1. Awareness and Prevention
- 2. Training and Education
- 3. Victim advocacy
- 4. Response
- 5. Reporting and Accountability
The Army's policy on ASAPR applies where and when?
Everywhere, at all times.
What are the goals of the ASAPR Program?
- 1. Create a climate that minimizes sexual assault incidents and treats incidents by Army policy.
- 2. Create a climate that encourages reporting.
- 3. Establish prevention and awareness training.
- 4. Ensure sensitive and comprehensive training to restore victim health and well-being.
- 5. Ensure leaders understand their role and responsibility.
Define sexual assault?
Intentional sexual contact, characterized by use of force, physical threat or abuse of authority or when the victim does not or cannot consent.
Sexual assault includes what acts?
- 1. Rape
- 2. Non-consensual sodomy
- 3. Indecent assault
- 4. Attempts to commit these acts
More than half of sexual assault offenses include what?
Prevention of sexual harassment is whose responsibility?
Everyone's. Commanders Program.
Define the following terms as the apply to the ASAPR Program: victim, alleged perpetrator and perpetrator.
- Victim- one who has been sexually assaulted
- Alleged Perpetrator- one who has been accused of a crime
- Perpetrator- one who has committed a crime
What is the Army's policy on sexual assault?
- 1. No tolerance. Should be reported within 24 hrs.
- 2. Use training, education and awareness to minimize incidents.
- 3. Treat victims with respect.
- 4.Applies everywhere.
If someone has been sexually assaulted, to whom may they report the crime?
- 1. Chain of Command
- 2. Medical Treatment Facility
- 3. MPs
- 4. Chaplains
- 5. Social Work Services
- 6. Family Advocacy
- 7. Legal Services
AR 27-10 outlines the right of crime victims, what are they?
- 1. Be treated with fairness, dignity and respect
- 2. Be protected from accused offender
- 3. Be notified of court proceedings
- 4. Be present at the public court hearings, unless court deems otherwise
- 5. To talk to the attorney for the Government
- 6. To seek restitution
- 7. Right to info on conviction, sentencing, imprisonment and release of offender
What must Commanders do to implement and support the ASAPR Program?
- 1. Ensure subordinates are familiar with policy
- 2. Publish and post policy
- 3. Maintain appropriate climate surrounding sexual harrassment
- 4. Set the standard
What are some categories for sexual harassment and give examples?
- 1. Verbal- sexual jokes or comments
- 2. Non-verbal- sexual gestures, winking
- 3. Physical Contact- touching, blocked doorway
What does EO stand for?
What is an EOR?
Equal Opportunity Representative
What is an EOL?
Equal Opportunity Leader
What rank should an EOL normally be?
What are some of the special commemorations/ethnic observances listed in AR 600-20?
- 1. MLK b-day
- 2. Black History Month
- 3. Women's History Month
- 4. Hispanic Heritage Month
What AR covers the EO program?
AR 600-20 chapter 6
What are the goals of the EO program?
- 1. Provide EO for Soldiers and family on and off post.
- 2. Create and sustain effective units by eliminating discriminatory behavior.
What are the 3 policies each commander is required to publish and post on EO?
- 1. Written command policy statements
- 2. Prevention of Sexual Harassment
- 3. EO Complaint Procedures.
Soldiers are required to have how many periods of EO training per year?
Define the term ethnic group?
A segment of the population that possesses common characteristics and a cultural heritage based on: faith, traditions, values, literature, music, internal sense of distinctiveness or an external perception of distinctiveness.
Define the term racism?
An attitude or action that subordinates a person or group based on skin color or race.
Describe minority group.
Any group distinguished from the general population because of:
- -national origin
What is sexual harassment?
- - Unwelcomed sexual advances
- -sexual advances used to control subordinates
What is an Affirmative Actions Plan?
A management document containing attainable goals and timetables, designed to provide EO for all DA personnel.
What action does the Army take against off-post activities, including housing and public accommodations, which arbitrarily discriminate against members of the Army and their dependents?
On-limit or Off-limit sanctions
Who is the primary source for solving EO complains?
Unit Chain of Command
What is the Army's written policy on EO?
The Army will provide EO and fair treatment for all personnel and their families, everywhere at all times.
What is the primary channel for correcting discriminatory practices and for communication on EO matters?
Does every unit have an EO rep?
What does AFAP stand for?
Army Family Action Plan
What AR covers the AFAP?
When was the AFAP program established?
1983 with the Army Chief of Staff White Paper- "The Army Family"
The AFAP program creates an information loop between whom?
The Global Army Family and Leadership
The AFAP programs process of improvement begins where?
At the local level and annual symposium.
The Army Family has been symbolized by the Sec. of the Army as an equilateral triangle. How is each side of the triangle expressed?
- - Base: Family of Components
- - Second Leg- Family of Units
- - Third Leg- Family of People
The philosophy of the family, based on the Army Family White Paper, consists of 3 critical elements. What are they?
- -Sense of Community
What are some things that the AFAP does?
- - Gives commanders a gauge to validate concerns
- -Enhances Army's corporate image
- - Helps retain the best and brightest
- - Results in legislation, policies, programs and services that strengthen readiness and retention
- - Safeguards well-being
What types of programs are focused on in the "Family of Components"?
Programs related to the Active Army, Nat. Guard, Army Reserve and civilian employees.
What types of programs are focused on in the "Family of Units"?
Programs related to the soldier/unit relationship and unit/other components of command, i.e.. squad to platoon
What is the basis for the Army theme, “The Army Family”?
- A joint announcement signed by Sec. and CoS of the Army based on the
- CoS White Paper 1983.
What types of programs are focused on in the Family of People?
Programs relating to all areas of concern for soldiers and their families, including military and civ. employees.
What of some activities that the American Red Cross offers?
- CPR Instruction
- Blood Drives
- Swimming Lessons
- AIDS Education
How is the ARC staffed for the most part?