Emergency Management 17.0 Series

Why must Air Force Units take action to prepare for, respond to, recover from, or mitigate the effects of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear attack or event?
17.5

To ensure prompt, sustained, and decisive combat operations can be conducted in these compromised environments.

True or False?
Countering Chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear threats requires extraordinary preparedness.
17.5

True

What will increase the protection of mission critical resources and force survivability?
These actions should be considered mission critical and given a high priority when the threat of enemy attack is high?
17.5

Establishing and conducting preparedness actions effectively and efficiently

What does three to five minute steady tone over mass notification and warning systems on a base installation indicate?
17.6

A disaster or incident is imminent or in progress.

What does a three to five minute wavering tone over mass notification and warning systems on a base installation indicate?
17.6

An attack or hostile act is imminent or in progress

What does the announcement, "lockdown, lockdown" repeated three times over mass notification and warning systems on an installation indicate?
17.6

An active shooter incident is in progress

An emergency announcement of " All clear" indicates the immediate disaster or threat has ended. Which of then following is NOT an individual action taken after this announcement?
17.6

Report to the disaster preparedness center

What is used to posture air bases for attacks, warn of attacks in progress, initiate post-attack recovery actions, and return the airbase to a normal wartime state of readiness?
17.7

Attack warning Signals

What is established to quickly communicate the required individual protective equipment and protection levels for in place forces to take in the event of wartime chemical biological radiological and nuclear operations or attack conditions?
17.8

Mission-Oriented protective posture (MOPP) levels

Who determines the initial MOPP level, based on mission oriented protective posture Condition analysis, and adjusts levels as mission priorities change?
17.8

Installation Commander

What is comprised a combination of individual protective equipment, vaccinations and prophylaxis, protective shelters evacuations relocation exposure control contamination control and warning and notification systems?
17.9

Individual Protection

What is best immediate protective equipment against chemical agents regardless of the type of agent concentration or method of attack?
17.9

Ground Crew ensemble

Which of the following is NOT an item in the ground crew ensemble for individual protection?
17.9

Undergarments

All installations are required to conduct threat based shelter planning. Who is responsible for establishing a shelter plan and should designate unit responsibility for preparing and operating each shelter during an attack or event?
17.10

Installation Commander

What are structures that protects personnel from chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear effects over extended periods? It's selection is based on structural and personnel housing capabilities in relation to potential types of disasters.
17.10

Shelters

What may personnel be required to do if the type or extent of the hazard is unknown or evacuation at the time would be dangerous?
17.10

Shelter in place

If equipment cannot be placed under overhead cover prior to a chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear attack, how many layers of barrier material must cover or wrap it to prevent contamination?
17.11

At least one layer

In threat areas, what is the key to keeping assets and personnel from becoming contaminated?
17.12

Contaminated Avoidance

During attacks, what should the primary focus of the base populace be directed toward to ensure attack warning signals and mission oriented protective posture (MOPP) levels are rapidly disseminated?
17.12

Force Survivability

If an attack or enemy personnel movement is observed, what reporting method should be used as a quick reference attack information? This is submitted to the unit control center or work center through the most secure means ?
17.3

SALUTE

Which AFMAN provides additional information on wartime sheltering?
(17.10)

AFMAN 10-2503, Operations in a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and High-Yield Explosives (CBRNE) Environment

What type of systems provide protection from chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear agents using an overpressure system to keep threat agents outside of certain facilities, ultimately allowing the occupants to work or rest inside the facility wit

Collective protection systems

True or False? Active shooter lock-down procedures are the same as those used for shelter-in-place.
(17.10)

False
Note: Active shooter lock-down procedures are NOT the same as those used for shelter-in-place.

An emergency notification announcement of "all clear" indicates the immediate disaster or threat has ended. Which of the following is NOT an individual action taken after this announcement?
17.6

Report to the disaster preparedness center

What is a tactic used to divide an installation or operating location into two or more chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear zones, rather than having to declare the entire installation as contaminated?
(17.8)

Split mission-oriented protective posture (MOPP)

What is comprised a combination of individual protective equipment, vaccinations and prophylaxis, protective shelters, evacuation, relocation, exposure control, contamination control, and warning and notification systems?
(17.9)

Individual protection

When possible prior to a chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear attack, how many layers of barrier material should be used to cover the tops of vehicles and equipment to ensure contamination can be removed, safely discarded, and replaced, as neces

Two layers

Typically, the command post will disseminate attack warning signals and alarm signals.
Who sends MOPP level changes to the command post?
(17.12)

Crisis action team based on recommendations from the emergency operations center

When should Airmen, drop to the ground, don protective mask (if not donned already), crawl to closest available protection, don remaining individual protective equipment, and immediately check every member of the unit to make sure they are protected and h

Alarm red is declared, or an attack begins without notification

What is the name for actions that focus on saving lives, detecting and mitigating hazards, mission restoration, and sustainment?
(17.14)

Recovery actions

What is the name for actions which are necessary to treat casualties, assess damage, and control contamination?
(17.14)

Immediate actions

What is critical for mission continuation and force survivability after an attack? (17.14)

Minimizing the amount of personnel exposed to post-attack hazards

Recovery concept involves a combined effort from personnel who are trained to operate as a team and are able to use specialized equipment to spearhead recovery efforts. What is their top priority?
(17.14)

Reestablishing the mission

Who will determine when base specialized and unit reconnaissance teams begin post-attack chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear surveys?
(17.14)

Installation commander

Who will be directed to release post-attack reconnaissance teams to collect information about the effects of the attack?
(17.14)

Unit control centers

Who is responsible for reporting information to their unit control center as well as marking and reporting contamination and contaminated equipment to ensure approaching personnel are aware of the hazard associated with that resource?
(17.14)

Post-attack reconnaissance teams or resource owners

Who has the primary command and control function for collecting and consolidating post-attack information?
(17.14)

Emergency operations center

The director of which group up-channels information and makes recommendations regarding alarm signals and MOPP levels to the crisis action team based on the information collected by specialized and unit reconnaissance teams?
17.14

Emergency operations center director

Which response is NOT a recovery action designated for those not on a reconnaissance team?
(17.14)

Reporting information to their unit control center as well as marking and reporting contamination and contaminated equipment

Eyes are very vulnerable when exposed to nerve and blister agents. If one of these agents gets in the eyes, what should be done?
(17.14)

Eyes should be irrigated with water

When is establishing and conducting preparedness actions considered mission critical and given a high Priority?
17.5

When threat of enemy attack is high

Which Response is not necessary immediately after hearing an emergency notification signal for an attack or hostile act?
17.6

Report Hazards, Injuries and Damage

Are attack warning signal variations ever used?
17.7

Yes, In some geographical regions

What actions should you take during an attack warning signal indicating Alarm Yellow?
17.8

Mopp 2 or as directed; protect and cover assets; go to protective shelter or seek best protection with overhead cover

Attack warning signal that indicates an air or ground forces attack is imminent or in progress
17.8

Alarm Red

Attack warning Black Indicate?
17.8

Attack is over and chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear contamination and or unexploded ordnance hazards are suspected or present.