Staff FREEPDG 2019-2021 (Ch 7-9,11)

Chapter 7, Career Progression
There is a compelling need for ________ to have a deliberate and common approach to force development, career progression, and the assumption of increased supervisory and leadership responsibilities. (7.1.)
A. officers
B. civ

D. all of these answers

Chapter 7, Career Progression
Enlisted responsibilities focus on Institutional competencies and Functional competencies. Which of the following are institutional competencies? (7.1.)
A. On-the-Job training
B. tech school for a specific AFSC
C. career deve

D. completion of ALS and NCO Academy

Chapter 7, Career Progression
As Airmen demonstrate expertise and potential, opportunities should be made available to encourage more responsibility and increased leadership roles. Effective career progression and development are dependent upon: (7.1.)
A.

D. frank conversations between supervisors and subordinates about requirements and goals

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The officer force structure is comprised of three distinct and separate tiers: (7.1.)
A. enlisted, commissioned, and civilian
B. junior enlisted Airman, NCO, and Senior NCO
C. tactical, operational, and strategic
D. Company G

D. Company Grade, Field Grade, and General Officer

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The officer force structure is comprised of three distinct tiers: Company Grade, Field Grade, and General Officer. Company Grade includes grades: (7.1.)
A. O1 - O3
B. O4 - O6
C. O7 - O10
D. E1 - E4

A. O1 - O3

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The officer force structure is comprised of three distinct tiers: Company Grade, Field Grade, and General Officer. Field Grade includes grades: (7.1.)
A. O1 - O3
B. O4 - O6
C. O7 - O10
D. E1 - E4

B. O4 - O6

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The officer force structure is comprised of three distinct tiers: Company Grade, Field Grade, and General Officer. General Officer includes grades: (7.1.)
A. O1 - O3
B. O4 - O6
C. O7 - O10
D. E7 - E9

C. O7 - O10

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The continuum of learning is a career-long process of development designed to produce Airmen capable of leading and executing Air Force missions. Institutional development generally results in: (7.2.)
A. the timely completion

C. leadership, management, and warrior ethos proficiency

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The continuum of learning is a career-long process of development designed to produce Airmen capable of leading and executing Air Force missions. Occupational development generally results in: (7.2.)
A. technical skill profic

A. technical skill proficiency

Chapter 7, Career Progression
Definition: A career-long process of development where challenging experiences are combined with education and training through a common taxonomy to produce Airmen who possess the tactical expertise, operational competence, a

A. continuum of learning

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The three distinct levels associated with leadership skills are: (7.2.)
A. apprentice, journeyman, and craftsman
B. trainee, first-line supervisor, and staff
C. junior enlisted Airman, NCO, and Senior NCO
D. tactical expertis

D. tactical expertise, operational competence, and strategic vision

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The three levels associated with leadership skills are tactical expertise, operational competence, and strategic vision. A general understanding of team leadership and an appreciation for organization leadership is an example

A. tactical expertise

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The three levels associated with leadership skills are tactical expertise, operational competence, and strategic vision. The focus at the tactical level is: (7.2.)
A. mastering core duty skills and gaining experience
B. trans

A. mastering core duty skills and gaining experience

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The three levels associated with leadership skills are tactical expertise, operational competence, and strategic vision. Developing a broader understanding of the Air Force perspective and the integration of diverse people an

B. operational competence

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The three levels associated with leadership skills are tactical expertise, operational competence, and strategic vision. The focus at the operational level is: (7.2.)
A. mastering core duty skills and gaining experience
B. tr

B. transitioning from specialists to leaders

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The three levels associated with leadership skills are tactical expertise, operational competence, and strategic vision. The majority of enlisted Airmen operate at which level? (7.2.)
A. tactical expertise
B. operational comp

D. tactical expertise and operational competence

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The three levels associated with leadership skills are tactical expertise, operational competence, and strategic vision. Combining highly developed personal and people/team institutional competencies, applying broad organizat

C. strategic vision

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The three levels associated with leadership skills are tactical expertise, operational competence, and strategic vision. The focus at the strategic level is: (7.2.)
A. mastering core duty skills and gaining experience
B. tran

C. leading and directing complex and multi-tiered organizations

Chapter 7, Career Progression
We must have a consistent, well-defined set of expectations, standards, and growth opportunities for all Airmen, regardless of rank or specialty. What system provides this common approach to force development, career progress

C. the enlisted force structure

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The enlisted force consists of functionally and operationally specialized Airmen but, in order to provide professional development opportunities for all Airmen, there is a compelling need for: (7.3.)
A. specialization in care

D. a common approach to force development and career progression

Chapter 7, Career Progression
What is the purpose of the Enlisted Force Structure? (7.3.)
A. develop institutional and occupational competencies
B. provide the framework that best meets mission requirements
C. define tiers correlating to increased levels

D. all of these answers

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The enlisted force structure is comprised of ______ distinct and separate tiers, each correlating to increased levels of education, training, and experience. (7.3.)
A. two
B. three
C. five
D. nine

B. three

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The enlisted force structure is comprised of three distinct and separate tiers. What are they? (7.3.)
A. 5-level, 7-level, and 9-level
B. tactical, operational, and strategic
C. enlisted, commissioned, and civilian
D. Junior

D. Junior Enlisted Airman, NCO, and Senior NCO

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The enlisted force structure is comprised of three separate tiers: Junior Enlisted Airman, NCO, and Senior NCO. Which tier is focused on adapting to the military, achieving occupational proficiency, and learning to be product

C. Junior Enlisted Airman

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The Junior Enlisted Airman tier of the enlisted force structure consists of Airman Basic, Airman, Airman First Class, and Senior Airman. When Airman reach the grade of Airman First Class, what skill level do they typically ea

B. 5-skill level

Chapter 7, Career Progression
Senior Airmen commonly perform as skilled technicians and trainers and begin developing supervisory and leadership skills. When can Senior Airmen serve as first-line supervisors? (7.4.)
A. upon award of the 5-level
B. when se

C. upon completion of Airman Leadership School

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Which of the three enlisted force structure tiers focuses on Staff Sergeants and Technical Sergeants who continue their occupational growth and become expert technicians while developing as leaders, supervisors, managers, and

A. NCO

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The NCO tier of the enlisted force structure consists of Staff Sergeant and Technical Sergeant ranks. When NCOs reach the grade of Staff Sergeant, they typically earn what skill level? (7.5.)
A. 3-skill level
B. 5-skill level

C. 7-skill level

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Which tier of the enlisted force structure consists of Master Sergeants, Senior Master Sergeants, and Chief Master Sergeants who serve as leaders, advisors, supervisors, and mentors to develop junior enlisted Airmen and NCOs

B. Senior NCO

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The Senior NCO tier of the enlisted force structure consists of Master Sergeant, Senior Master Sergeant, and Chief Master Sergeant. At which of these ranks do NCOs transition from being first line supervisors to leaders of op

A. Master Sergeant

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The Senior NCO tier of the enlisted force structure consists of Master Sergeant, Senior Master Sergeant, and Chief Master Sergeant. Reserve Component Master Sergeants must complete this PME school before assuming the grade of

A. Senior NCO Academy

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The Senior NCO tier of the enlisted force structure consists of Master Sergeant, Senior Master Sergeant, and Chief Master Sergeant. NCOs at this rank merge their teams' talents, skills, and resources with other organizations.

B. Senior Master Sergeant

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The Senior NCO tier of the enlisted force structure consists of Master Sergeant, Senior Master Sergeant, and Chief Master Sergeant. Which rank holds strategic leadership positions with tremendous influence and is charged with

C. Chief Master Sergeant

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The Senior NCO tier of the enlisted force structure consists of Master Sergeant, Senior Master Sergeant, and Chief Master Sergeant. At which rank must NCOs attend the Chief Leadership Course (or Chief Orientation Course if Re

C. Chief Master Sergeant

Chapter 7, Career Progression
Enlisted duty titles facilitate a quick understanding of a person's role and level of responsibility. They are assigned based upon: (7.7.)
A. seniority and time in service
B. the rank of the person holding the title
C. availa

D. the scope of responsibility and the duties being performed

Chapter 7, Career Progression
Enlisted duty titles are assigned based upon the scope of responsibility and the duties being performed. The duty title of Supervisor is used for: (7.7.)
A. NCOs and senior NCOs in charge of a work center or element
B. NCOs a

C. junior enlisted Airmen and NCOs who are first-line supervisors

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The duty title of Supervisor is used for junior enlisted Airmen and NCOs who are first-line supervisors. Airmen will not have the duty title of Supervisor unless: (7.7.)
A. they have completed the Air Force training course
B.

C. they are at least a SrA, an ALS graduate, and supervise others' work

Chapter 7, Career Progression
Enlisted duty titles are assigned based upon the scope of responsibility and the duties being performed. The duty title of Noncommissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC) is used for: (7.7.)
A. NCOs and senior NCOs who are the enli

C. NCOs and Senior NCOs in charge of a workcenter or element and unit-wide program managers

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The duty title of Noncommissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC) is used for NCOs and Senior NCOs in charge of a workcenter or element but it can also be used for: (7.7.)
A. any supervisor who supervises more than 10 Airmen
B. any

D. those whose primary duty is a unit-wide program or management function

Chapter 7, Career Progression
Enlisted duty titles are assigned based upon the scope of responsibility and the duties being performed. This duty title is held by NCOs and senior NCOs in charge of a section with at least two subordinate work centers or ele

C. Section Chief

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The enlisted duty title, Flight Chief, is used for NCOs and Senior NCOs who are the enlisted leaders of: (7.7.)
A. a flight
B. a squadron
C. a work center or element
D. a section with at least two subordinate work centers or

A. a flight

Chapter 7, Career Progression
This enlisted duty title is used for Senior NCOs in charge of squadron- or wing-level functions. (7.7.)
A. Manager
B. Flight Chief
C. Superintendent
D. Section Chief

C. Superintendent

Chapter 7, Career Progression
This enlisted duty title is used for NCOs and Senior NCOs who are program, project, and policy managers at designated Air Force levels. It also applies to career field managers and MAJCOM functional managers. (7.7.)
A. Manage

A. Manager

Chapter 7, Career Progression
This enlisted duty title is used for Chief Master Sergeants who are program, project, or policy managers at designated Air Force levels. (7.7.)
A. Chief
B. Manager
C. Superintendent
D. Section Chief

A. Chief

Chapter 7, Career Progression
Which special enlisted position takes precedence over all Air Force enlisted members and advises the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Secretary of the Air Force, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Secretary of Def

D. Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force

Chapter 7, Career Progression
Which special enlisted position serves as the Air Force career field manager for command chief master sergeants and group superintendents? (7.8.)
A. Group Superintendent
B. Senior Enlisted Leader
C. Command Chief Master Serge

D. Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force

Chapter 7, Career Progression
Which special enlisted position manages the Air Force Order of the Sword Program? (7.8.)
A. Group Superintendent
B. Senior Enlisted Leader
C. MAJCOM Functional Manager
D. Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force

D. Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force

Chapter 7, Career Progression
In October 1966, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, General John P. McConnell, announced the newly created position of Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF). Who was the first person selected for this position? (7.8.)

A. Chief Paul W. Airey

Chapter 7, Career Progression
This special enlisted position applies to the senior enlisted leader in a designated Air Force level. (7.8.)
A. Commandant
B. Group Superintendent
C. MAJCOM Functional Manager
D. Command Chief Master Sergeant

D. Command Chief Master Sergeant

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The title of Command Chief Master Sergeant applies to the senior enlisted leader in a designated Air Force level. The equivalent to a command chief master sergeant in a combatant command or joint task force is: (7.8.)
A. Comm

D. a combatant command or joint task force senior enlisted leader

Chapter 7, Career Progression
Which special enlisted position serves as the functional manager for group superintendents and first sergeants in their organization? (7.8.)
A. Commandant
B. Group Superintendent
C. MAJCOM Functional Manager
D. Command Chief

D. Command Chief Master Sergeant

Chapter 7, Career Progression
This special enlisted position is typically occupied by a Chief Master Sergeant, normally located at Headquarters Air Force, and is responsible for organizing and managing one or more enlisted career fields. (7.8.)
A. Command

C. Air Force Career Field Manager

Chapter 7, Career Progression
This special enlisted position applies to Senior NCOs who manage designated enlisted career fields and serve as the major command liaisons for their respective Air Force career field managers. (7.8.)
A. Commandant
B. Group Su

D. Major Command Functional Manager

Chapter 7, Career Progression
This special enlisted position applies to those who provide leadership, management, general supervision, and guidance in organizing, equipping, training, and mobilizing the organization's enlisted force to meet home station a

B. Group Superintendents

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The purpose of this special enlisted position is to implement and enforce policies, procedures, and directives directly related to the accomplishment of the PME school's course of instruction. (7.8.)
A. Commandant
B. Group Su

A. Commandant

Chapter 7, Career Progression
This special enlisted position is at the Major Command or Headquarters Air Force level and its purpose is to plan, coordinate, and conduct enlisted engagements with partner nations on behalf of the Secretary of the Air Force,

C. Enlisted Engagement Manager

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The holder of this special enlisted position on Capitol Hill will write and develop research for potential legislative issues of immediate or ongoing concern to the Air Force and the Nation. (7.8.)
A. Commandant
B. Group Supe

D. Enlisted Legislative Fellow

Chapter 7, Career Progression
The duty of NCOs in this special enlisted position is to serve as a personal assistant to Command Chief Master Sergeants, combatant command Senior Enlisted Leaders, or the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force. (7.8.)
A. Com

D. Command Chief Master Sergeant Executive Assistant

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The Airman Comprehensive Assessment (ACA) is used to communicate: (8.1.)
A. an Airman's critical role in support of the mission
B. the rater's expectations regarding duty performance
C. how well the ratee is meeting

D. all of these answers

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The Airman Comprehensive Assessment (ACA) is used to communicate an Airman's critical role in support of the mission, expectations regarding duty performance, and how well the ratee is meeting expectations. Also, dur

D. the current Air Force Benefits Fact Sheet

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The Airman Comprehensive Assessment (ACA) is designed to: (8.1.)
A. increase Airmen interaction and support at all levels
B. provide Airmen an opportunity to discuss personal and professional goals
C. assist Airmen i

D. all of these answers

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
After the ACA feedback session has been completed, who retains the original completed and signed worksheet? (8.1.)
A. ratee
B. rater
C. rater's rater
D. unit commander

A. ratee

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Who is responsible for developing a tracking mechanism for Airman Comprehensive Assessments (ACA) and ensuring they are conducted properly? (8.1.)
A. the rater
B. the unit commander
C. Military Personnel Section
D. P

B. the unit commander

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Whose responsibility is it to monitor personnel to ensure ACAs are conducted as required and also to conduct ACA sessions when the lower-level rater is not available? (8.1.)
A. ratee
B. rater
C. rater's rater
D. Firs

C. rater's rater

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Which member is responsible for knowing when their ACA sessions are due? (8.1.)
A. ratee
B. rater
C. rater's rater
D. unit commander

A. ratee

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
When a required or requested ACA does not take place, ratees will notify: (8.1.)
A. the unit commander
B. the Inspector General (IG)
C. the Military Personnel Section
D. the rater and, if necessary, the rater's rater

D. the rater and, if necessary, the rater's rater

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Who requires an Airman Comprehensive Assessment (feedback)? (8.1.)
A. all Regular Air Force personnel
B. all Air Reserve Component personnel
C. officers up through the rank of Colonel
D. all of these answers

D. all of these answers

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
ACAs are mandatory for officers through the rank of Colonel, and for all Regular Air Force and Air Reserve Component personnel. The exception is: (8.1.)
A. Airmen who were selected for Below the Zone
B. Airmen whose

D. student officers and enlisted Airmen in initial or advanced skills training

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
For Airman Comprehensive Assessment (ACA) sessions, effective feedback is: (8.2.)
A. a realistic assessment of an individual's performance
B. the identification of personnel responsible for failures
C. the timely com

A. a realistic assessment of an individual's performance

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Effective feedback is a realistic assessment of an individual's performance. The private, face-to-face feedback session is an opportunity to: (8.2.)
A. inform an individual on where they need improvement
B. determine

D. all of these answers

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Feedback during ACA sessions, whether positive or negative, needs to be: (8.2.)
A. specific
B. general
C. positive
D. supportive

A. specific

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
ACA (feedback) sessions are normally conducted face-to-face but may be conducted by telephone when: (8.2.)
A. the feedback is overdue
B. face-to-face sessions are impractical
C. a face-to-face session was previously

B. face-to-face sessions are impractical

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
There are three different ACA Worksheets. Which ACA form is used to conduct a feedback for Lieutenant through Colonel? (8.3.)
A. AF Form 724
B. AF Form 931
C. AF Form 932
D. N/A

A. AF Form 724

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
There are three different ACA Worksheets. Which ACA form is used to conduct a feedback for Airman Basic through Tech Sergeant? (8.3.)
A. AF Form 724
B. AF Form 931
C. AF Form 932
D. N/A

B. AF Form 931

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
There are three different ACA Worksheets. Which ACA form is used to conduct a feedback for Master Sergeant through Chief Master Sergeant? (8.3.)
A. AF Form 724
B. AF Form 931
C. AF Form 932
D. N/A

C. AF Form 932

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Which agency will normally provide ACA notices to both the ratee and rater? (8.4.)
A. First Sergeant
B. Military Personnel Section
C. Plans and Resources Flight (SCX)
D. installation Manpower and Organization Flight

B. Military Personnel Section

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
When should the Military Personnel Section provide ACA notices to the ratee and rater? (8.4.)
A. upon being assigned as supervisor
B. every 90 days unless the rater is TDY
C. on the first day of the month following a

D. within 30 days of when supervision begins and halfway between when supervision began and the EPR close-out date

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
All initial ACA sessions must be conducted within the first _______ days of when supervision begins. (8.4.)
A. 10
B. 30
C. 60
D. 90

C. 60

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
All initial ACA sessions must be conducted within the first 60 days of when supervision begins. This will be the ratee's only initial feedback until: (8.4.)
A. the ratee PCSs or retires
B. the ratee completes upgrade

C. there is a change of reporting official

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The rater must perform the mid-term ACA feedback session: (8.4.)
A. upon being assigned as supervisor
B. every 90 days unless the rater is TDY
C. on the first day of the month following a promotion
D. midway between

D. midway between when supervision began and the report close-out date

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The rater conducts an end-of-reporting period feedback session after an evaluation has been accomplished. This session must be conducted within _______ days after the evaluation has been accomplished. (8.4.)
A. 10
B.

C. 60

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Ratees may request a feedback as long as _______ days have passed since the last session. (8.4.)
A. 10
B. 30
C. 60
D. 90

C. 60

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
ACAs are mandatory for officers up through the rank of Colonel and for all Regular Air Force and Air Reserve Component personnel. However, for Chief Master Sergeants and Colonels, the _______ is the only feedback req

A. initial ACA

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
ACAs are mandatory for officers up through the rank of Colonel and for all Regular Air Force and Air Reserve Component personnel. However, Air Reserve Component personnel do not require an ACA if: (8.4.)
A. separatio

A. separation action is pending

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
If the ratee is due an annual evaluation and the period of supervision is less than 150 days, the rater conducts the feedback session approximately _______ days before the projected evaluation close-out date. (8.4.)

C. 60

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
For Airman Basic, Airman, or Airman First Class (with less than 20 months of TAFMS), after the initial feedback, a mid-term ACA session is conducted every 180 days until the rater writes a performance report or: (8.4

B. a change of reporting official occurs

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The performance evaluation system is designed to: (8.5.)
A. list all civilian schooling completed
B. record an Airman's physical fitness scores
C. document the trainee's work center task qualifications
D. provide a r

D. provide a reliable, long-term, cumulative record of performance and potential

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The performance evaluation system is designed to provide a reliable, long-term, cumulative record of performance and potential. The key aspects associated with the evaluation system are: (8.5.)
A. time in grade and t

D. how well a person does his job and the qualities the person brings to the job

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Performance evaluations are For Official Use Only and are subject to the Privacy Act. Who may read evaluations? (8.5.)
A. all U.S. citizens
B. the rater and ratee only
C. only persons within the agency who have a nee

C. only persons within the agency who have a need to know

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Classified information should not be included in any section of evaluation forms or on attachments to evaluations. Instructions for completing evaluations, with reference to classified information and other details a

B. AFI 36-2406, Officer and Enlisted Evaluation Systems

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The officer and enlisted evaluation systems have four objectives: (1) establish standards for ratees and provide meaningful feedback on how well the ratee is meeting expectations, (2) provide a long-term, cumulative

C. document in the permanent record any sex-related offense against an Airman

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
There are a number of forms used to document performance and potential over the course of a ratee's career. Which form is a multipurpose evaluation form? (8.7.)
A. AF Form 77, Letter of Evaluation
B. AF Form 475, Edu

A. AF Form 77, Letter of Evaluation

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
There are a number of forms used to document performance and potential over the course of a ratee's career. Which form is used in education and training environments? (8.7.)
A. AF Form 77, Letter of Evaluation
B. AF

B. AF Form 475, Education/Training Report

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
There are a number of forms used to document performance and potential over the course of a ratee's career. Which form is used for enlisted performance reports on AB thru TSgt? (8.7.)
A. AF Form 707, Officer Performa

B. AF Form 910, Enlisted Performance Report

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
There are a number of forms used to document performance and potential over the course of a ratee's career. Which form is used for enlisted performance reports on Chief Master Sergeants? (8.7.)
A. AF Form 707, Office

D. AF Form 912, Enlisted Performance Report

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
There are a number of forms used to document performance and potential over the course of a ratee's career. What is used to determine the appropriate performance report form? (8.7.)
A. stratification
B. time in servi

D. the ratee's grade or projected grade on the close-out date

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Unit commanders are responsible for ensuring all first-time supervisors receive mandatory enlisted evaluation system training within _______ days of being appointed as a rater. (8.8.)
A. 30
B. 60
C. 10
D. 3

B. 60

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Unit commanders are responsible for ensuring all first-time supervisors receive mandatory enlisted evaluation system training within 60 days of being appointed as a rater. Additionally, Air Force members should recei

A. annually

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Whose responsibility is it to conduct a records review of all personnel assigned to or transferred into his or her command to ensure knowledge of the Airman's history of sex-related offenses? (8.8.)
A. Rater
B. Comma

B. Commander

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
When the ratee signs the performance evaluation, he or she is not concurring with the content, but is: (8.8.)
A. validating the authenticity of the contents
B. waiving their right to further changes to the report
C.

D. acknowledging receipt and certifying it was reviewed for admin errors

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
When the ratee signs the performance evaluation, he or she is not concurring with the content, but is only acknowledging receipt and certifying it was reviewed for admin errors. If the ratee disagrees with the conten

B. file an appeal after the report becomes a matter of record

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
When completing the Performance Evaluation, bullet format is mandatory. Bullets are limited to a minimum of one line and a maximum of: (8.9.)
A. one line
B. two lines
C. three lines
D. there is no limit

B. two lines

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Performance Evaluation bullets are limited to a minimum of one line and a maximum of two lines per bullet. White space is: (8.9.)
A. authorized
B. not authorized
D. only authorized for the one space after the "-"
C.

A. authorized

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Performance Evaluation bullets are limited to a minimum of one line and a maximum of two lines per bullet. Main bullets begin: (8.9.)
A. at the top of the block and will not include a "-"
B. at the top of the block a

C. at the left margin and will have one space after the "-

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
When completing the Performance Evaluation, bullet format is mandatory. For additional guidance on bullet writing, refer to: (8.9.)
A. AFI 36-2406, Officer and Enlisted Evaluation Systems
B. AFI 36-2502, Enlisted Air

D. the Bullet Background Paper in AFH 33-337, The Tongue and Quill

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Performance evaluations may be handwritten only when authorized by Headquarters Air Force or Air Reserve Personnel Center, as appropriate. The only exception is: (8.9.)
A. when operating under MOPP 4 conditions
B. th

B. the President or Vice President may handwrite evaluations

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Failure to document misconduct in an enlisted performance report is a disservice to all Airmen. When adverse comments are included in performance evaluations, they must: (8.9.)
A. not be the justification for a refer

D. be specific, outlining the event and any corrective action taken

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Failure to document misconduct in an enlisted performance report is a disservice to all Airmen. Adverse actions include: (8.9.)
A. letters of counseling
B. memorandums of record filed in the PIF
C. service within 13

D. reportable civilian offenses other than motor vehicle violations that don't require a court appearance

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
If a commander or military law-enforcement official receives information that a member of the Air Force, under the jurisdiction of another military department, has become subject to a conviction for which a report is

B. forward it to the member's immediate commander

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
If the senior rater decides to file any adverse information in an Airman's selection record, comments relating to the ratee's behavior are mandatory on the ratee's next performance report and the evaluation becomes a

B. referral report

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Raters may request a waiver of the mandatory requirement to document civilian convictions in their performance evaluation. If the waiver is endorsed by the commander and senior rater: (8.9.)
A. the ratee will be inel

D. it will be forwarded to the MAJCOM commander or final approval authority

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The Selective Reenlistment Program applies to _______. (8.10.)
A. First-term Airmen only
B. all enlisted personnel
C. NCOs and Senior NCOs only
D. members applying to educational programs

B. all enlisted personnel

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The Selective Reenlistment Program applies to all enlisted personnel. Its objective is to ensure the Air Force retains only Airmen who consistently demonstrate the capability and willingness to _______. (8.10.)
A. de

B. maintain high professional standards

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The Selective Reenlistment Program applies to all enlisted personnel. First-term Airmen receive selective reenlistment consideration when they are within _______ of their expiration of term of service. (8.10.)
A. 90

D. 15 months

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The Selective Reenlistment Program applies to all enlisted personnel. Second-term and career Airmen receive selective reenlistment consideration when they are within _______ of the original expiration of term of serv

A. 13 months

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Under the Selective Reenlistment Program, second-term and career Airmen are considered within 13 months of the original expiration of term of service. Career Airmen receive consideration when within _______ of comple

A. 13 months

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
When career Airmen have served over 20 years of total active federal military service (TAFMS), when do they receive Selective Reenlistment Program (SRP) consideration? (8.10.)
A. upon reenlistment or extension
B. ann

C. each time they are within 13 months of their original ETS

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Airmen are entitled to appeal their non-selection under the Selective Reenlistment Program but must indicate their intention within: (8.11.)
A. 3 calendar days
B. 10 calendar days
C. 30 days
D. 60 days

A. 3 calendar days

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
In order to appeal non-selection under the Selective Reenlistment Program, an Airman must submit an appeal to _______ within 10 calendar days of the date the Airman indicated the intent on the AF Form 418. (8.11.)
A.

C. the Military Personnel Section

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Airmen have the right to appeal Selective Reenlistment Program nonselection decisions. The specific appeal authority is based on: (8.11.)
A. the Airman's rank
B. the position being filled
C. the nature of the non-sel

D. an Airman's total active federal military service

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Airmen have the right to appeal nonselection decisions made under the Selective Reenlistment Program. The appeal authority for First-term Airmen and career Airmen who will complete at least 20 years of TAFMS on their

A. the Group Commander

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Airmen have the right to appeal nonselection decisions made under the Selective Reenlistment Program. The appeal authority for Second-term and career Airmen who will complete fewer than 16 years of TAFMS on their cur

B. the Wing Commander

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Airmen have the right to appeal Selective Reenlistment Program nonselection decisions. The appeal authority for Second-term and career Airmen who will complete at least 16 but fewer than 20 years of TAFMS on their cu

C. the Secretary of the Air Force

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The purpose of the Career Job Reservation Program is to: (8.12.)
A. attract reenlistments in, and retraining into, critical military skills
B. ensure that only Airmen who maintain high professional standards are reta

C. manage First-term Airmen reenlistments, by AFSC, to prevent surpluses and shortages

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The purpose of the Career Job Reservation (CJR) Program is to manage First-term Airmen reenlistments, by AFSC, in order to prevent surpluses and shortages. All eligible First-term Airmen must have an approved CJR in

A. reenlist

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
All eligible First-term Airmen must have an approved Career Job Reservation (CJR) in order to reenlist. Airmen are automatically placed on the CJR applicant list 13 months before their enlistment expires. To keep the

C. reenlist on or before the CJR expiration date

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
When the number of Career Job Reservation (CJR) applicants exceeds the number of available quotas, AFPC uses a rank-order process to determine which Airmen will receive an approved CJR: (8.12.)
A. last 5 EPRs (averag

D. UIF, top three EPRs, current grade, projected grade, date of rank, and TAFMS date

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
When there are no Career Job Reservations (CJR) available, applicants are placed on the Air Force-wide career job applicant waiting list. Airmen may remain on the CJR waiting list until: (8.12.)
A. their enlistment e

D. within 5 months of their expiration of term of service

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
When Airmen are placed on the Career Job Reservation (CJR) waiting list in their AFSC, they may request a CJR in an additionally awarded AFSC if: (8.12.)
A. quotas are readily available
B. they agree to a six-year re

A. quotas are readily available

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
When a Career Job Reservation (CJR) is not immediately available, supervisors should encourage Airmen to: (8.12.)
A. volunteer for a commissioning program
B. pursue retraining into a shortage skill
C. apply for a bas

B. pursue retraining into a shortage skill

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Airmen serving a Regular Air Force enlistment may request an enlistment extension if they: (8.13.)
A. don't want to PCS
B. have been denied reenlistment
C. have reached their High Year of Tenure
D. have a service-dir

D. have a service-directed retainability reason and it's in the best interest of the Air Force

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Airmen serving on a Regular Air Force enlistment may request an enlistment extension but voluntary extensions for all Airmen are limited to a maximum of: (8.13.)
A. 24 months per career
B. 48 months per career
C. 24

D. 48 months per enlistment

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Airmen may be eligible to request an extension of enlistment to establish a date of separation at their High Year of Tenure to separate or retire. Normally, Airmen must be within ______ of their High Year of Tenure b

A. 2 years

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Once approved, an enlistment extension has the legal effect of changing the enlistment agreement by extending the period of obligated service. Extensions can only be canceled when: (8.13.)
A. the member has a UIF est

C. the reason for the extension no longer exists

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The Selective Retention Bonus (SRB) Program is a monetary incentive paid to Airmen: (8.14.)
A. who are skilled in a foreign language
B. serving in critical military skills who reenlist for additional obligated servic

B. serving in critical military skills who reenlist for additional obligated service

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The Selective Retention Bonus (SRB) Program is a monetary incentive paid to Airmen serving in certain critical military skills who reenlist for additional obligated service. The bonus is intended to: (8.14.)
A. encou

D. retain sufficient Airmen in skills with retention shortfalls or high training costs

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Airmen in Selective Retention Bonus (SRB) skills who reenlist or extend their enlistment for at least _______ years are eligible for an SRB provided they meet all criteria listed in AFI 36-2606, Reenlistment and Exte

B. three

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The Selective Retention Bonus (SRB) designations are established by zones which are determined by: (8.14.)
A. top three performance reports
B. current grade, projected grade, and date of rank
C. UIF (automatic disqua

D. the TAFMS of Airmen at the time of reenlistment or extension

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The Selective Retention Bonus is paid in four zones: (8.14.)
A. Zone A, Zone B, Zone C, and Zone M
B. Zone A, Zone B, Zone C, and Zone E
C. Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 3, and Zone 4
D. Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 3, and Zone L

B. Zone A, Zone B, Zone C, and Zone E

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The Selective Retention Bonus is paid in four zones based on total active federal military service: A, B, C, and E. Which zone applies to Airmen reenlisting between 17 months and 6 years? (8.14.)
A. Zone A
B. Zone B

A. Zone A

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The Selective Retention Bonus is paid in four zones based on total active federal military service: A, B, C, and E. Which zone applies to Airmen reenlisting between 6 and 10 years? (8.14.)
A. Zone A
B. Zone B
C. Zone

B. Zone B

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The Selective Retention Bonus is paid in four zones based on total active federal military service: A, B, C, and E. Which zone applies to Airmen reenlisting between 10 and 14 years? (8.14.)
A. Zone A
B. Zone B
C. Zon

C. Zone C

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The Selective Retention Bonus is paid in four zones based on total active federal military service: A, B, C, and E. Which zone applies to Airmen reenlisting between 18 and 20 years? (8.14.)
A. Zone A
B. Zone B
C. Zon

D. Zone E

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The Selective Retention Bonus (SRB) is calculated using one month's base pay, multiplied by the number of years reenlisted, multiplied by _______. (8.14.)
A. the member's skill level
B. the SRB multiple for the skill

B. the SRB multiple for the skill

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The maximum Selective Retention Bonus per zone is: (8.14.)
A. $25,000
B. $40,000
C. $70,000
D. $90,000

D. $90,000

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The Selective Retention Bonus (SRB) is calculated using one month's base pay, multiplied by the number of years reenlisted, multiplied by the SRB multiple. The base pay used to calculate the SRB is the base pay on: (

A. the original date of discharge

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The primary purpose of the Air Force Retraining Program is to: (8.15.)
A. limit the maximum number of years Airmen may serve in the current grade
B. manage the reenlistment of First-term Airmen to prevent surpluses a

C. balance career fields across all AFSCs and ensure career field sustainability

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The primary purpose of the Air Force Retraining Program is to balance career fields across all AFSCs and ensure career field sustainability. Retraining also provides a means to: (8.15.)
A. qualify for a more substant

C. return disqualified Airmen to a productive status

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Which agency maintains the Online Retraining Advisory, a living document found on myPers that lists retraining opportunities? (8.15.)
A. AFPC
B. the MAJCOM Functional Manager
C. the Air Force Career Field Manager
D.

A. AFPC

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The primary purpose of the Air Force Retraining Program is to balance career fields across all AFSCs and ensure career field sustainability. Which AFI governs retraining eligibility and application procedures? (8.15.

C. AFI 36-2626, Airman Retraining Program

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
First-term Airmen assigned to the Continental United States may not apply for the First-term Airmen Retraining Program earlier than the first day of the _______ month before they complete their 4-year or 6-year enlis

C. 13th

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
First-term Airmen assigned outside the Continental United States may apply for the First-term Airmen Retraining Program ________ prior to the date they are eligible to return from overseas if serving within their nor

C. nine to 15 months

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
On the last duty day of each month, AFPC selects the most eligible Airmen for retraining based on the quality indicators of: most recent EPR, current grade, projected grade, next two EPRs, date of rank, TAFMSD, aptit

C. AFSC preference

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The Air Force Retraining Program supports two broad categories of Airmen: (8.15.)
A. enlisted and commissioned
B. First-term Airmen and second term/career Airmen
C. Regular Air Force and Air National Guard/Reserves
D

B. First-term Airmen and second term/career Airmen

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The NCO Retraining Program is designed to: (8.15.)
A. retrain NCOs from overage Air Force specialties into shortage specialties
B. balance career fields across all AFSCs and ensure career field sustainability
C. mana

A. retrain NCOs from overage Air Force specialties into shortage specialties

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The NCO Retraining Program is designed to retrain second-term and career Airmen from overage Air Force specialties into shortage specialties. The NCO Retraining Program consists of two phases: (8.15.)
A. initial and

C. voluntary and mandatory

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
The NCO Retraining Program consists of two phases: Phase I, voluntary, and Phase II, mandatory retraining. The ________ is used to select Airmen for mandatory retraining. (8.15.)
A. EQUAL-Plus
B. Master Vulnerability

B. Master Vulnerability List

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Tools and procedures are available to address career field manning imbalances and shape the officer force within authorized, funded end-strength. Which tool addresses manning shortages and overages by conducting a cr

C. Nonrated Line Crossflow Program

Chapter 8, Assessments and Recognition
Tools and procedures are available to address career field manning imbalances and shape the officer force within authorized, funded end-strength. Which tool is a process ensuring the Nuclear and Missile Operations (1

A. Missileer Crossflow Program

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
The enlisted promotion system supports DoD Directive 1304.20, Enlisted Personnel Management System (EPMS), by: (9.1.)
A. providing visible, relatively stable career progression opportunities
B. attracting, retaining, and mot

D. all of these answers

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Which AFI provides detailed information regarding enlisted promotion systems? (9.1.)
A. AFI 36-2101, Classifying Military Personnel
B. AFI 36-2605, Air Force Military Personnel Testing System
C. AFI 36-2502, Enlisted Airman

C. AFI 36-2502, Enlisted Airman Promotion/Demotion Programs

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
What limits the number of Airmen the Regular Air Force may have in the top five enlisted grades? (9.2.)
A. Congress
B. the Department of Defense
C. Public law (Title 10, U.S. Code)
D. the Department of the Air Force

B. the Department of Defense

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Promotion quotas for the top five grades (SSgt through CMSgt) are tied to fiscal year-end strength and are affected by funding limits, regulatory limits, and the number of: (9.2.)
A. available assignments
B. personnel retiri

D. projected vacancies in specific grades

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
The Department of Defense limits the number of Airmen the Regular Air Force may have in the top five enlisted grades. The number of Airmen who may serve in the top two enlisted grades is limited by: (9.2.)
A. Congress
B. the

C. Public law (Title 10, U.S. Code)

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Public law limits the number of Airmen who may serve in the Regular Air Force in pay grades E-8 and E-9 to: (9.2.)
A. 3 percent of all Air Force members
B. 2.5 percent and 1.25 percent, respectively
C. the equivalent officer

B. 2.5 percent and 1.25 percent, respectively

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Airmen in the grade of Airman First Class may compete for early advancement to Senior Airman under this program. (9.3.)
A. Below-the-Zone
B. the Selective Reenlistment Program
C. the Stripes for Exceptional Performers (STEP)

A. Below-the-Zone

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Airmen in the grade of Airman First Class may compete for early advancement to Senior Airman under the Below-theZone program. If promoted to Senior Airman below-the-zone, the promotion date would be: (9.3.)
A. on the day of

C. six months before the fully qualified date

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
When are individuals considered for Below-the-Zone promotion? (9.3.)
A. when they pass their End of Course test
B. in the month before the quarter that they are eligible
C. when they have 36 months Time in Service and an app

B. in the month before the quarter that they are eligible

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Promotion to the grades of Staff Sergeant and Technical Sergeant occurs under one of two programs: the Weighted Airman Promotion System (WAPS) or _______. (9.3.)
A. the Below-the-Zone program
B. the Exceptional Family Member

C. the Stripes for Exceptional Performers (STEP) program

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Under the Stripes for Exceptional Performers (STEP) program, commanders may promote a limited number of Airmen with exceptional potential to the grades of: (9.3.)
A. Senior Airman through Master Sergeant
B. Staff Sergeant th

B. Staff Sergeant through Technical Sergeant

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
An individual may not receive more than one promotion under any combination of promotion programs within a 12- month period. One exception is: (9.3.)
A. Airmen serving in PME schools may be granted a waiver
B. Airmen serving

C. a SrA must serve 6 months of time in grade before being promoted to Staff Sergeant

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
NCOs and SNCOs compete for promotion under the Weighted Airman Promotion System (WAPS) in the control AFSC held on the promotion eligibility cutoff date. Contributing factors are "weighted" which means: (9.3.)
A. PME and SKT

C. factors are assigned points based on their relative importance

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
The Air Force makes promotion selections under the Weighted Airman Promotion System within each AFSC, not across them. This means those eligible will compete for promotion only with those individuals: (9.3.)
A. who are testi

C. currently working in their AFSC

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Promotion selectees under the Weighted Airman Promotion System are individuals with the highest scores in each AFSC. If more than one individual has the same total score at the cutoff point, then: (9.3.)
A. the Air Force pro

A. the Air Force promotes everyone with that score

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Testing for promotion to Master Sergeant, Senior Master Sergeant, and Chief Master Sergeant is a two-phase process. Phase I consists of: (9.3.)
A. PME class participation and CCAF progress
B. an AFOSI background check and re

D. the Weighted Airman Promotion System (WAPS)

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Testing for promotion to Master Sergeant, Senior Master Sergeant, and Chief Master Sergeant is a two-phase process. Phase I consists of the Weighted Airman Promotion System. Phase II consists of: (9.3.)
A. PME class particip

C. the central evaluation board held at AFPC

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Promotion selection for Senior NCOs is determined by a combination of total points from Phase I and Phase II in each AFSC. If more than one Senior NCO has the same total score at the cutoff point, then: (9.3.)
A. the Air For

A. the Air Force promotes everyone with that score

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
The in-system supplemental promotion process is typically conducted on a monthly basis. It supports: (9.3.)
A. SSgts through SMSgts whose weighable data changed in their promotion file
B. Airmen who tested after initial sele

D. all of these answers

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
The Senior NCO supplemental promotion board is for those members eligible for promotion to Master Sergeant, Senior Master Sergeant, or Chief Master Sergeant. Supplemental evaluation boards are conducted: (9.3.)
A. monthly
B.

C. semiannually

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
The Air Force establishes promotion cycles to: (9.4.)
A. retrain NCOs from overage AFSCs into shortage specialties
B. balance the enlisted career force across all Air Force specialty codes
C. ensure timely periodic promotion

C. ensure timely periodic promotions and permit accurate forecasting of vacancies

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
The Air Force establishes promotion cycles to ensure timely periodic promotions and to permit accurate forecasting of vacancies. Promotion cycles also: (9.4.)
A. retrain NCOs from overage AFSCs into shortage specialties
B. b

D. balance the administrative workload and provide promotion eligibility cutoff dates (PECD)

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Factors for promotion eligibility may include: (9.4.)
A. skill level, time in grade, and time in service
B. commander's recommendation and completion of PME
C. a college degree, cumulative years of service, and high year of

D. all of these answers

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Promotion eligibility factors for the Regular Air Force may include skill level, time in grade, time in service, commander recommendation, completion of PME, a college degree, cumulative years of service, and high year of te

D. position vacancy, time in grade, time in service, fitness, and completion of PME

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Members in the grade of Airman Basic may be eligible for promotion to Airman at ________ of time in grade. (9.5.)
A. six months
B. ten months
C. 20 months
D. 24 months

A. six months

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Members in the grade of Airman may be eligible for promotion to Airman First Class at ________ of time in grade. (9.5.)
A. six months
B. ten months
C. 20 months
D. 24 months

B. ten months

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Members in the grade of Airman are eligible for promotion to Airman First Class at 10 months of time in grade. But Airmen who enlist for six years are promoted from Airman Basic to Airman First Class: (9.5.)
A. on a competit

D. on completion of technical training or after 20 weeks of technical training

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Airmen may be eligible for promotion to Senior Airman upon completion of 36 months of time in service and 20 months of time in grade or 28 months of time in grade (whichever occurs first). The required skill level is: (9.5.)

A. 3-level

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Senior Airman below-the-zone is a one-time promotion consideration to advance to Senior Airman ________ earlier than basic promotion timelines for Senior Airman. (9.5.)
A. six months
B. ten months
C. 20 months
D. 24 months

A. six months

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Senior Airmen may be eligible for promotion to Staff Sergeant upon completion of: (9.5.)
A. three years of time in service and six months of time in grade
B. five years of time in service and 23 months of time in grade
C. ei

A. three years of time in service and six months of time in grade

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Senior Airmen are eligible for promotion to Staff Sergeant upon completion of three years of time in service and six months of time in grade. The required skill level is: (9.5.)
A. 3-level
B. 5-level
C. 7-level
D. 9-level

B. 5-level

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Staff Sergeants may be eligible for promotion to Technical Sergeant upon completion of: (9.5.)
A. three years of time in service and six months of time in grade
B. five years of time in service and 23 months of time in grade

B. five years of time in service and 23 months of time in grade

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Staff Sergeants may be eligible for promotion to Technical Sergeant upon completion of five years of time in service and 23 months of time in grade. The required skill level is: (9.5.)
A. 3-level
B. 5-level
C. 7-level
D. 9-l

C. 7-level

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Technical Sergeants may be eligible for promotion to Master Sergeant upon completion of: (9.5.)
A. three years of time in service and six months of time in grade
B. five years of time in service and 23 months of time in grad

C. eight years of time in service and 24 months of time in grade

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Technical Sergeants may be eligible for promotion to Master Sergeant upon completion of eight years of time in service and 24 months of time in grade. The required skill level is: (9.5.)
A. 3-level
B. 5-level
C. 7-level
D. 9

C. 7-level

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Master Sergeants may be eligible for promotion to Senior Master Sergeant upon completion of: (9.5.)
A. three years of time in service and six months of time in grade
B. five years of time in service and 23 months of time in

D. 11 years of time in service and 20 months of time in grade

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Master Sergeants may be eligible for promotion to Senior Master Sergeant upon completion of 11 years of time in service and 20 months of time in grade. The required skill level is: (9.5.)
A. 3-level
B. 5-level
C. 7-level
D.

C. 7-level

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Senior Master Sergeants may be eligible for promotion to Chief Master Sergeant upon completion of: (9.5.)
A. five years of time in service and 23 months of time in grade
B. eight years of time in service and 24 months of tim

D. 14 years of time in service and 21 months of time in grade

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Senior Master Sergeants may be eligible for promotion to Chief Master Sergeant upon completion of 14 years of time in service and 21 months of time in grade. The required skill level is: (9.5.)
A. 3-level
B. 5-level
C. 7-lev

D. 9-level

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
The Promotion Eligibility Cutoff Date (PECD) for E-5 through E-9 can be determined by remembering that the PECD is in reverse rank order and is the last day of every other month, beginning with: (9.5.)
A. 31 July for CMSgt/E

A. 31 July for CMSgt/E-9

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Master Sergeant and Senior Master Sergeant selectees with more than 18 years TAFMS and all Chief Master Sergeant selectees will sign an AF Form 63, Active Duty Service Commitment (ADSC) Acknowledgement Statement, or a Statem

D. within 10 duty days after selections are confirmed

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Promotion selectees to the grade of Master Sergeant and Senior Master Sergeant will incur a _______ active duty service commitment from the effective date of promotion. (9.6.)
A. 1 year
B. 2 year
C. 3 year
D. 4 year

B. 2 year

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Promotion selectees to the grade of Chief Master Sergeant will incur a _______ active duty service commitment from the effective date of promotion. (9.6.)
A. 1 year
B. 2 year
C. 3 year
D. 4 year

C. 3 year

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
The Air Force Personnel Center assigns promotion sequence numbers to Airmen selected for promotion to Staff Sergeant through Chief Master Sergeant based on: (9.7.)
A. the total WAPS score
B. SKT and PFE test scores only
C. d

C. date of rank, TAFMS, and date of birth

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
AFPC assigns promotion sequence numbers to Airmen selected for promotion to E-5 through E-9 based on date of rank, TAFMSD, and date of birth. Supplemental selectees are assigned promotion sequence numbers of _______. (9.7.)

D. .9 (previous increment) or .5 (unannounced future increment)

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Airmen may decline a promotion by submitting a letter to the military personnel flight (MPF). When must it be submitted? (9.8.)
A. before taking the promotion test
B. any time prior to the promotion effective date
C. within

B. any time prior to the promotion effective date

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
There are many reasons why an Airman may be considered ineligible for promotion. When individuals are ineligible for promotion, they: (9.9.)
A. must test out-of-cycle
B. will compete against Airmen in all AFSCs
C. will have

D. cannot test, cannot be considered if already tested, and if already selected, will be canceled

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Preparing for promotion testing is an individual responsibility. Members who will be unavailable during the entire testing cycle must be prepared to test: (9.10.)
A. out-of-cycle
B. after their return from TDY
C. during thei

D. prior to their departure, even if before the testing cycle

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Group study (two or more people) for the purpose of enlisted promotion testing is strictly prohibited. Enlisted members who violate this prohibition are subject to: (9.11.)
A. delayed testing
B. confinement for up to 10 year

C. prosecution under Article 92 of the UCMJ

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Group study (two or more people) for the purpose of enlisted promotion testing is strictly prohibited. Enlisted members who violate this prohibition are subject to prosecution under Article 92 which can result in: (9.11.)
A.

D. all of these answers

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Group study (two or more people) for the purpose of enlisted promotion testing is strictly prohibited. Information concerning enlisted promotion test compromise is contained in: (9.11.)
A. AFI 1-1, Air Force Standards
B. AFI

C. AFI 36-2605, Air Force Military Personnel Testing System

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
What agency is responsible for providing access to WAPS Career Development Courses for members eligible for promotion? (9.12.)
A. Air University
B. the installation WAPS monitor
C. the Barnes Center, Air Force Career Develop

C. the Barnes Center, Air Force Career Development Academy

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Study materials for promotion testing are available online. Individuals may ask ________ to order reference material listed in the EPRRC that is not locally available. (9.12.)
A. the base library
B. unit WAPS monitor
C. MAJC

B. unit WAPS monitor

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
According to AFI 36-2605, promotion eligible Airmen must have access to reference materials at least ________ before their test date. (9.12.)
A. 60 days
B. 90 days
C. six weeks
D. nine months

A. 60 days

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
According to AFI 36-2605, promotion eligible Airmen must have access to reference materials at least 60 days before their test date or they: (9.12.)
A. will test PFE only
B. may request a delay in testing
C. forfeit their te

B. may request a delay in testing

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
The promotion eligibility cutoff date (PECD) is used to determine: (9.13.)
A. the selectee's promotion sequence number
B. the selectee's effective date of promotion or sew-on date
C. the date an individual will take the prom

D. promotion eligibility and the date when promotion data must be complete

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
The promotion eligibility cutoff date (PECD) is used to determine promotion eligibility and the cutoff date when contents of the selection folder must be complete. The PECD is the date: (9.13.)
A. of the selectee's effective

C. when promotion criteria is considered for promotion

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Individuals with a reporting identifier or special duty identifier designated as their control Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC) on the promotion eligibility cutoff date (PECD) will compete within: (9.13.)
A. the group testing

D. that reporting identifier or special duty identifier

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
This document is used for promotion consideration and is the most important tool to review to ensure information on a promotion record is complete. (9.14.)
A. Career Development Course (CDC)
B. Data Verification Record (DVR)

B. Data Verification Record (DVR)

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
The Data Verification Record (DVR) is the document used for promotion consideration and is the most important tool to review to ensure information on a promotion record is complete. All eligible Airmen must review their DVR

D. Automated Records Management System/Personnel Records Display Application (ARMS/PRDA)

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
All Air Force enlisted promotion tests are produced by: (9.15.)
A. Air University
B. Air Force Career Field Managers
C. Air Force Career Development Academy
D. Airman Advancement Section, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph

D. Airman Advancement Section, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
There are two types of tests listed in the EPRRC: Promotion Fitness Examination (PFE) and Specialty Knowledge Test (SKT). Promotion Fitness Examination (PFE) tests measure: (9.15.)
A. leadership, maturity, and loyalty
B. mil

B. military and supervisory knowledge

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
There are two types of tests listed in the EPRRC: Promotion Fitness Examination (PFE) and Specialty Knowledge Test (SKT). Specialty Knowledge Tests measure: (9.15.)
A. leadership, maturity, and loyalty
B. military and superv

C. important job knowledge required in a specialty

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
What reference lists all enlisted promotion tests authorized for administration and the study references associated with these tests? (9.16.)
A. Data Verification Record (DVR)
B. Career Field Education and Training Plan (CFE

D. Enlisted Promotions References and Requirements Catalog (EPRRC)

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Published annually on 1 October, the Enlisted Promotions References and Requirements Catalog lists all enlisted promotion tests and their study references. There are two types of tests listed in the catalog: (9.16.)
A. PFE a

A. PFE and SKT

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
The Enlisted Promotions References and Requirements Catalog lists all enlisted promotion tests and their study references. The study reference for the PFE is: (9.16.)
A. the applicable Career Field Education and Training Pla

C. the grade-specific study guides derived from AFH 1, Airman

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
The Enlisted Promotions References and Requirements Catalog lists all enlisted promotion tests and their study references. The study reference for the specialty knowledge tests is: (9.16.)
A. the applicable Career Field Educ

D. career development courses (CDC) and technical references

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
All promotion tests are electronically scored at ________ following thorough quality control steps to ensure accurate test results are recorded for each member. (9.17.)
A. Airman Advancement Section
B. Air Force Personnel Ce

B. Air Force Personnel Center

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
What is the minimum score required on a PFE or SKT test? (9.17.)
A. 40 points
B. 45 points
C. 50 points
D. 90 points

A. 40 points

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
The minimum score required on a PFE or SKT test is 40 points. However, if both tests are taken, a combined score of ________ is required. (9.17.)
A. 40 points
B. 45 points
C. 50 points
D. 90 points

D. 90 points

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
The minimum score required on a PFE or SKT test is 40 points. But for those testing PFE only, a minimum score of ________ is required. (9.17.)
A. 40 points
B. 45 points
C. 50 points
D. 90 points

B. 45 points

Chapter 9, Enlisted Promotions
Calculating points for promotion can be a somewhat complex process. The complete charts, to include exceptions and notes for calculating points and factors for promotion, are included in: (9.18.)
A. AFI 36-2805, Special Trop

B. AFI 36-2502, Enlisted Airman Promotion/Demotion Programs

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
In 2000, the Air Force launched the Air Force Portal to simplify access to information. The Air Force Portal provides: (11.2.)
A. simple and secure e-mail delivery
B. SIPRNET access from any computer, at home or

C. a single point of entry to web-based information and applications

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The Air Force Portal provides a single point of entry to web-based information and applications. Access to the Air Force Portal is available from any internet-connected computer with: (11.2.)
A. Windows 10 and a

D. a valid DoD public key infrastructure certificate such as a common access card

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Access to the Air Force Portal is available from any internet-connected computer with a valid DoD public key infrastructure certificate such as a common access card. Through the portal, users have access to: (11

D. all of these answers

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Airman and Family Readiness Center support services are designed to: (11.3.)
A. ensure the best possible care for veterans after separation
B. provide the information necessary to satisfy the knowledge component

C. assist commanders in assessing welfare and build a strong sense of community and support

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
vention/enrichment consultation, and skill building education designed to enhance work-life competencies for individuals, couples, and families? (11.3.)
A. Key Spouse Program
B. Employment Assistance
C. Transiti

D. Personal and Work Life Program

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
This Air Force Family Readiness Center program is for and owned by commanders and designed to enhance mission readiness and resilience and establish a sense of community and partnerships with the A&FRC, unit lea

A. the Key Spouse Program

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Which Airman and Family Readiness Center service helps service members make informed career decisions and be competitive in a global work force as they transition and reintegrate into civilian life? (11.3.)
A. R

C. Transition Assistance Program

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
This Airman and Family Readiness Center program is designed to assist installation commanders through collaboration with other base volunteer agencies to recruit, train, place, and recognize volunteer service. (

C. the Volunteer Excellence Program

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Associated with the Airman and Family Readiness Center, this is a commander's program for recognizing volunteer contributions in the local civilian or military community. (11.3.)
A. the Key Spouse Program
B. the

D. the Air Force Volunteer Excellence Award

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
This Airman and Family Readiness Center program provides Airmen and their dependents with confidential assistance for non-medical, short-term, solution focused counseling and briefings that augment counseling se

D. Military Family Life Counselor Program

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The official charity of the U.S. Air Force is: (11.3.)
A. the Red Cross
B. the Air Force Aid Society
C. the Air Force Assistance Fund
D. the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)

B. the Air Force Aid Society

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The official charity of the U.S. Air Force is the Air Force Aid Society. It promotes the Air Force mission by: (11.3.)
A. enabling educational goals
B. seeking opportunities to improve quality of life
C. helping

D. all of these answers

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
This A&FRC program provides coordination of family support services on and off the installation to exceptional family members who have physical, developmental, emotional, or intellectual impairments or disabilit

C. Exceptional Family Member Program

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
This Airman and Family Readiness Center function provides immediate and long-term bereavement care, service, and support to identified family members of Airmen who die while serving on Regular Air Force status.

A. Air Force Families Forever

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
This Airman and Family Readiness Center program ensures service members and their families understand their right to vote via absentee ballot and operates the Installation Voter Assistance Office. (11.3.)
A. Air

B. Voting Assistance Program

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Personnel and family readiness pre-deployment briefings are mandatory for: (11.3.)
A. First-term Airmen only
B. Airmen who were assisted by the Air Force Aid Society
C. all members of the deploying Airman's imme

D. individuals with a deployment tasking of 30 or more days

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Which Airman and Family Readiness Center service supports Airmen and their families in achieving short and longterm employment, referral for education and training, and development of career goals? (11.3.)
A. Ke

B. Employment Assistance

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Personal financial readiness is an A&FRC program that offers information, education, and personal financial counseling to help individuals and families maintain financial stability. The program includes: (11.3.)

D. all of these answers

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Which Airman and Family Readiness Center service provides information on temporary housing, government or private home finding services, child care, medically-related services, spouse employment assistance, cult

A. Relocation Assistance

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
This Airman and Family Readiness Center service provides immediate, short-term information and referral to appropriate agencies or services to assist individuals and families facing crisis situations. (11.3.)
A.

A. Crisis Support

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
This Airman and Family Readiness Center service provides counseling on benefits offered by a wide variety of programs including the Survivor Benefit Plan, Department of Veterans Affairs, Social Security Administ

A. Casualty Assistance

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
When directed by Wing leadership, the Emergency Family Assistance Center is stood up by the Airman and Family Readiness Center to: (11.3.)
A. provide around-the-clock child care
B. assist families in achieving l

D. serve as the central point for delivery of services and information

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Legal offices provide legal assistance for personal civil legal matters to support and sustain command effectiveness and readiness. The ability to offer legal assistance and legal services to personnel is contin

D. the availability of legal staff resources and regulations

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
This program is a congressionally-mandated, federally funded program that provides personalized care, services, and advocacy to seriously or very seriously wounded, ill, or injured Total Force Airmen, their care

C. Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) Program

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) Program is a congressionally-mandated, federally funded program that provides personalized care, services, and advocacy to seriously or very seriously wounded, ill, or injure

D. all of these answers

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
This program is designed to provide centralized oversight, guidance, and advocacy to ensure wounded, ill, and injured service members and their families successfully reintegrate back to duty or into veteran stat

A. Invisible Wound Initiative (IWI)

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
This program is designed to build a developmental approach to mental fitness, improving evidence-based care for Total Force Airmen and their families experiencing invisible wounds (post-traumatic stress, traumat

A. Invisible Wound Initiative (IWI)

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Who is required to have a Family Care Plan? (11.5.)
A. single parents with custody of children and military couples with dependents
B. members who are solely responsible for the care of a spouse or elderly famil

D. all of these answers

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The policy that requires members to make and maintain dependent care arrangements that will allow the member to be world-wide deployable at all times is known as: (11.5.)
A. the Family Care Plan
B. the Permissiv

A. the Family Care Plan

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The Family Care Plan requires members to make and maintain dependent care arrangements that will allow the member to be world-wide deployable at all times. The key to dependent care arrangements is: (11.5.)
A. a

A. advance planning

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
When are Airmen with family members required to receive counseling on Family Care Plan responsibilities? (11.5.)
A. when updating DEERS
B. during in-processing and annually
C. when their personal status changes

B. during in-processing and annually

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Airmen with family members are required to receive counseling on Family Care Plan responsibilities during inprocessing and annually. Who is responsible for counseling all Airmen with family members on Family Car

B. commanders or first sergeants

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Commanders or First Sergeants are responsible for counseling all Airmen with family members on AFI 36-2908, Family Care Plans, during in-processing and annually. If Airmen are geographically separated, the comma

C. detachment or operating location chiefs

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The Family Care Plan requires members to make and maintain dependent care arrangements that will allow the member to be world-wide deployable at all times. Family Care Plan counseling is documented on: (11.5.)
A

A. AF Form 357

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The Air Force Instruction that governs Family Care Plan responsibilities is: (11.5.)
A. AFI 36-2110, Assignments
B. AFI 36-2908, Family Care Plans
C. AFI 36-2609, Marriage in Overseas Commands
D. AFI 36-2906, Pe

B. AFI 36-2908, Family Care Plans

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
When a change in family circumstances or personal status makes a family care plan necessary, members must notify their commander immediately or within: (11.5.)
A. 30 days (60 days for Selected Reserve)
B. 60 day

A. 30 days (60 days for Selected Reserve)

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Failure to produce a family care plan within 60 days of the discussion with the commander, supervisor, or commander's designated representative may result in: (11.5.)
A. a 4-month deployment deferment
B. being a

C. disciplinary action or administrative separation

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
To assist Air Force military members in developing family care plans and establishing a pattern of childcare, military members may receive a duty deferment for ________. (11.5.)
A. 60 days
B. 4 months
C. 6 month

B. 4 months

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers a wide range of benefits to the Nation's veterans, service members, and their families. VA benefits and services fall into these major categories: (11.6.)
A. disabi

D. all of these answers

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers a wide range of benefits. The program that provides a tax-free monetary benefit paid to veterans with disabilities that are the result of a disease or injury incurr

D. Disability Compensation

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Veterans with a service-connected disability may be paid by Veterans Affairs for that disability. The degree of disability specified is designed to compensate for: (11.6.)
A. increased health care costs
B. the d

C. loss of working time from exacerbations or illness

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Veterans with a service-connected disability may be paid by Veterans Affairs for that disability. The benefit amount is graduated according to the degree of the disability on a scale from 10 percent to 100 perce

B. 10 percent

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers a variety of education benefits to service members and veterans. Benefit programs include the Post-9/11 GI Bill, the Montgomery GI Bill and: (11.6.)
A. military tui

D. Reserve Educational Assistance Program and Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers a variety of education benefits. The Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program is: (11.6.)
A. an alternate source of tuition assistance
B. an educational benef

D. a provision of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
This VA program helps with job training, employment accommodations, resume development, and job seeking skills coaching. It may also assist veterans in starting their own businesses or independent living service

D. VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The mission of the Veterans Affairs home loan program is to: (11.6.)
A. provide financial security for members' families
B. provide a reenlistment incentive to career Airmen
C. provide a home loan guaranty benef

C. provide a home loan guaranty benefit to help Airmen buy a home

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Veterans Affairs burial benefits include a gravesite in any of the 134 VA national cemeteries with available space. In addition to the veteran, who may be eligible for these benefits? (11.6.)
A. spouses and depe

A. spouses and dependents

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Which VA benefit is a tax-free monetary benefit generally payable to a surviving spouse, child, or parent of service members or to survivors of veterans who died from service-connected disabilities? (11.6.)
A. V

D. Dependency and Indemnity Compensation

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Which VA benefit is an income-based benefit for parents who were financially dependent on a service member or veteran who died from a service-related cause? (11.6.)
A. VA insurance program
B. Disability Compensa

D. Parents Dependency and Indemnity Compensation

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The VA provides valuable life insurance benefits to give service members and veterans the peace of mind that comes with knowing their family is protected. The VA life insurance programs were developed to: (11.6.

B. provide financial security for members' families

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The military healthcare system and the Veterans Health Administration are distinctly different. Military health care, known as TRICARE, is operated by the Department of Defense and provides medical care for: (11

B. service members and their dependents

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Military health care, known as TRICARE, is operated by the Department of Defense and provides medical care for service members and their dependents. The Veterans Health Administration provides health care for: (

D. enrolled veterans and their eligible family members

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
This is the worldwide health care program serving uniformed service members and retirees, their family members, survivors, some former spouses, and Air Reserve Component members and their families. (11.7.)
A. TR

A. TRICARE

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The primary TRICARE health care options offered to eligible beneficiaries are: (11.7.)
A. active and inactive/reserve
B. TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Select
C. military providers and civilian practitioners
D. Veter

B. TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Select

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The primary TRICARE health care options offered to eligible beneficiaries are TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Select. Availability for each depends on: (11.7.)
A. type of insurance held
B. grade and line of duty deter

C. the sponsor's military status and residence

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The primary TRICARE health care options for eligible beneficiaries are TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Select. Variations of TRICARE Prime are available, such as: (11.7.)
A. TRICARE Select and TRICARE Select Overseas

D. TRICARE Prime Remote, TRICARE Prime Overseas, and TRICARE Prime Remote Overseas

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The primary TRICARE health care options for eligible beneficiaries are TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Select. Variations of TRICARE Select are: (11.7.)
A. TRICARE Select and TRICARE Select Overseas
B. TRICARE Young A

A. TRICARE Select and TRICARE Select Overseas

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The primary TRICARE health care options for eligible beneficiaries are TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Select. Additional plans available include: (11.7.)
A. U.S. Family Health Plan
B. TRICARE For Life and TRICARE Res

D. all of these answers

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
TRICARE offers three dental plans, each with its own dental contractor: (11.7.)
A. TRICARE Select and TRICARE Select Overseas
B. TRICARE Young Adult and U.S. Family Health Plan
C. TRICARE For Life, TRICARE Reser

D. Active Duty Dental Program, TRICARE Dental Program, and TRICARE Retiree Dental Program

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Enlisted members are eligible to retire if they have 20 years of Total Active Federal Military Service (TAFMS) and: (11.8.)
A. are at least 56 years old
B. a skill level commensurate with their grade
C. agree to

D. there are no restrictions per AFI 36-3203, Service Retirements

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Enlisted members are eligible to retire if they have 20 years of Total Active Federal Military Service (TAFMS) and there are no restrictions per AFI 36-3203. Enlisted members must apply for retirement. Otherwise

A. separate on their date of separation

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Officers are eligible to retire if they have 20 years of Total Active Federal Military Service (TAFMS) and: (11.8.)
A. at least 2 years of duty overseas or outside CONUS
B. agree to an inactive service obligatio

C. 10 years of total active federal commissioned service

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
A retirement application may be submitted through virtual MPF up to 12 months, but no less than _______ before the desired retirement date. (11.8.)
A. 30 days
B. 60 days
C. 120 days
D. 180 days

C. 120 days

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
In general, a member retires at ________ and may travel to a home of selection anywhere in the United States. (11.8.)
A. the current duty station
B. his or her base of preference
C. Military Entrance Processing

A. the current duty station

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
What normally determines which of the four retirement pay plans applies to a member? (11.8.)
A. the number of years of service
B. the Date Initially Entered Uniformed Service (DIEUS)
C. the Date Initially Entere

B. the Date Initially Entered Uniformed Service (DIEUS)

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The Date Initially Entered Uniformed Service (DIEUS) normally determines which retirement pay plan applies to a member. Which plan applies to members who entered service on or after 1 January 2018? (Table 11.1.)

C. Blended Retirement System (BRS)

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The purpose of the Survivor Benefit Plan is: (11.9.)
A. to ensure the best possible care for veterans after separation
B. to ensure disabled members have the opportunity for rehabilitation
C. to provide a monthl

C. to provide a monthly income to survivors of retired military members

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Who is automatically covered by the Survivor Benefit Plan at no cost while they remain on Regular Air Force status? (11.9.)
A. First-Term Airmen only
B. all Regular Air Force enlisted members
C. Regular Air Forc

C. Regular Air Force members with a spouse or dependent children

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Although Regular Air Force members with a spouse or dependents are automatically covered by the Survivor Benefit Plan at no cost while on active duty, dependents will not receive annuities when: (11.9.)
A. the d

D. the death is not in line of duty and the member was not retirement eligible

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Under the Survivor Benefit Plan, the annuity payable is _______ of the retired pay the member would have been entitled to receive if retired with a total disability rating on the date of death. (11.9.)
A. 35%
B.

C. 55%

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Under the Survivor Benefit Plan, the surviving spouse of a member who dies in the line of duty while on active duty may request that the benefits be paid only to the member's children in order to: (11.9.)
A. mai

D. avoid the reduction caused by the receipt of dependency and indemnity compensation

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
What is the only program that enables a portion of military retired pay to be paid to a member's survivors? (11.9.)
A. Survivor Benefit Plan
B. Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA)
C. Dependency and Indemnity Compen

A. Survivor Benefit Plan

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
When must members decide whether to continue Survivor Benefit Plan coverage into retirement? (11.9.)
A. prior to retiring
B. before leaving basic training
C. within 13 months after the retirement date
D. between

A. prior to retiring

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Under limited circumstances, Airmen may withdraw from the Survivor Benefit Plan or change coverage: (11.9.)
A. up to 13 months prior to retiring
B. within one year after the retirement date
C. within one year of

D. between the 2nd and 3rd anniversary of the date retired pay started

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The Survivor Benefit Plan has a "paid-up" feature that permits members to stop paying premiums, but remain active participants in the plan, when they: (11.9.)
A. reach age 70 and pay 360 months of premiums
B. ha

A. reach age 70 and pay 360 months of premiums

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The Red Cross provides a variety of services. This service assists commanders in making decisions regarding emergency leave. (11.10.)
A. Financial Assistance
B. Reconnection Workshops
C. Psychological First Aid

D. Emergency Communication Services

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The Red Cross provides a variety of services. This service partners with the Air Force Aid Society, Army Emergency Relief, Coast Guard Mutual Assistance, and Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society to provide financial

A. Financial Assistance

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The Red Cross provides a variety of services. This service provides useful information on how to strengthen the ability to successfully respond to challenges that military family members may encounter throughout

C. Psychological First Aid Course

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The Red Cross provides a variety of services. This service offers reintegration support for working through anger, communicating clearly, relating to children, and identifying depression in order to help family

B. Reconnection Workshops

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The Red Cross provides a variety of services. This service provides assistance and information in preparing, developing, and obtaining sufficient evidence to support applicants' claims for veterans' benefits. (1

C. Veterans Claims for Benefits

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The Red Cross provides a variety of services. This service offers confidential counseling, guidance, information, referrals, and other social services to all military personnel and their families. (11.10.)
A. Fi

D. Information and Referral Services

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The Recruiter Assistance Program (RAP) is: (11.11.)
A. a leave program where Airmen support Air Force recruiters
B. a counseling and support service for non-volunteer recruiters
C. an opportunity to cross-train

A. a leave program where Airmen support Air Force recruiters

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The Recruiter Assistance Program (RAP) is a Regular Air Force leave program, run by the Air Force Recruiting Service, where an Airman directly supports an Air Force recruiter. RAP duties may include: (11.11.)
A.

C. question-and-answer sessions, making presentations, and providing testimonials

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The We Are All Recruiters (WEAR) Program may grant individuals permissive TDY status if they participate in a WEAR event. A WEAR event is an event: (11.11.)
A. for military personnel only
B. held at any of the i

D. where Airmen interact with the public to obtain leads for recruiters

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Approval for We Are All Recruiters (WEAR) is limited to those events where Airmen are directly speaking to potential applicants or influencers about Air Force opportunities. Applicants are defined as: (11.11.)
A

C. individuals within the age range of 17 to 39

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Approval for We Are All Recruiters (WEAR) events is limited to those events where Airmen are directly speaking to potential applicants or influencers about Air Force opportunities. Influencers are defined as: (1

D. parents, community leaders, teachers, counselors, or coache

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Under the We Are All Recruiters (WEAR) Program, each Airman must submit a package for approval and it must be approved first by: (11.11.)
A. the individual's commander
B. the Air Force Recruiting Service
C. the

A. the individual's commander

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Which AFI governs participation in both the Recruiter Assistance Program (RAP) and the We Are All Recruiters (WEAR) Program? (11.11.)
A. AFI 36-2905, Fitness Program
B. AFI 36-3003, Military Leave Program
C. AFI

B. AFI 36-3003, Military Leave Program

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Unit commanders establish leave programs and plans to: (11.11.)
A. encourage the use of leave for the maximum benefit of the member
B. ensure all Airmen receive quality, standardized, comprehensive training
C. p

A. encourage the use of leave for the maximum benefit of the member

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
While commanders have final approval authority for ordinary leave, they may delegate this authority to no lower than: (11.11.)
A. the First Sergeant
B. the work center NCOIC
C. the first-line supervisor
D. the i

C. the first-line supervisor

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
What form is used to request all types of leave when LeaveWeb cannot be used? (11.11.)
A. AF Form 1768, Staff Summary Sheet
B. AF Form 988, Leave Request/Authorization
C. AF Form 174, Record of Individual Counse

B. AF Form 988, Leave Request/Authorization

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Leave must begin and end in the local area. The term "local area" means: (11.12.)
A. the current duty station
B. within a radius of 50 miles from the permanent duty station
C. the confines of the local city or t

D. the residence from which the member commutes to the duty station on a daily basis

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
When members take leave enroute with permanent change of station or TDY travel, the financial service office uses the ________ to determine authorized travel and chargeable leave. (11.12.)
A. orders
B. travel vo

B. travel voucher

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Nonduty days and holidays are chargeable leave days if: (11.12.)
A. the member is off-duty
B. the member is outside the local area
C. the member is in an excess leave status
D. they occur during an authorized pe

D. they occur during an authorized period of leave

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Which of the following practices is specifically prohibited concerning the taking of leave? (11.12.)
A. taking successive Monday through Friday leaves
B. taking periods of leave surrounding nonduty days
C. endin

D. all of these answers

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The member must ask, orally or in writing, for an extension of leave. When must the extension be requested? (11.12.)
A. within 3 days of return to the local area
B. within 24 hours of the leave expiration date
C

D. far enough in advance to return to duty on time if disapproved

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
For what reason may unit commanders recall members from leave? (11.12.)
A. when authorized by the Red Cross
B. members may not be recalled from authorized leave
C. when necessary to inform the member of promotio

D. for military necessity or when in the best interest of the Air Force

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Members accrue _______ days of leave for each month of active duty Air Force status. (11.13.)
A. 1
B. 1.5
C. 2
D. 2.5

D. 2.5

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Members accrue 2.5 days of leave for each month of active duty Air Force status. Members do not earn leave when: (11.13.)
A. they are Absent Without Official Leave
B. in an unauthorized leave status or in confin

D. all of these answers

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Members may accumulate a maximum of _______ days of leave by the end of a fiscal year. (11.13.)
A. 10
B. 30
C. 60
D. 90

C. 60

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Members may accumulate a maximum of 60 days of leave by the end of a fiscal year. There are certain circumstances when a leave balance of more than 60 days may be carried forward into a new fiscal year, but only

A. specifically authorized

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
By law, members may receive an accrued leave payment of up to 60 days at certain points in their careers, such as: (11.13.)
A. when selected for promotion or reassignment
B. reenlistment, retirement, separation,

B. reenlistment, retirement, separation, or death

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The AFI that governs the various types of Leave is: (11.14.)
A. AFI 36-2905, Fitness Program
B. AFI 36-2908, Family Care Plans
C. AFI 36-3003, Military Leave Program
D. AFI 36-2903, Dress and Personal Appearance

C. AFI 36-3003, Military Leave Program

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The purpose of this type of leave is to enable members to resolve emergencies or urgent situations when they have limited or no accrued leave. (11.14.)
A. Excess Leave
B. Advance Leave
C. Emergency Leave
D. Ordi

B. Advance Leave

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
When a member has taken all the advance leave that will be accrued during the remaining period of active service, commanders change the member's leave status from advance to _______. (11.14.)
A. AWOL
B. Excess L

B. Excess Leave

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Which type of leave do members normally use for personal or family emergency situations when members cannot request advance leave? (11.14.)
A. Excess Leave
B. Emergency Leave
C. Terminal Leave
D. Environmental a

A. Excess Leave

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Which type of leave status causes entitlement to pay and allowances and leave accrual to stop on the member's first day of leave? (11.14.)
A. Excess Leave
B. Emergency Leave
C. Terminal Leave
D. Environmental an

A. Excess Leave

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Which type of leave is an authorized absence, normally for the minimum time needed for medical recuperation and is not chargeable leave? (11.14.)
A. Excess Leave
B. Emergency Leave
C. Convalescent Leave
D. Envir

C. Convalescent Leave

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Which type of leave is chargeable leave granted for emergencies involving the immediate family? (11.14.)
A. Excess Leave
B. Emergency Leave
C. Convalescent Leave
D. Ordinary or Annual Leave

B. Emergency Leave

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Emergency leave is chargeable leave granted for emergencies involving the immediate family. Unit commanders approve emergency leave but can delegate leave approval to: (11.14.)
A. the work center NCOIC
B. no low

C. no lower than the first sergeant for enlisted personne

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
The initial period of emergency leave is usually for no more than _______ with a possible extension of an additional 30 days. (11.14.)
A. 7 days
B. 14 days
C. 30 days
D. 60 days

C. 30 days

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Which type of leave is ordinary leave used during a permanent change of station, including the first PCS after Tech School? (11.14.)
A. Advance Leave
B. Enroute Leave
C. Convalescent Leave
D. Environmental and M

B. Enroute Leave

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Enroute leave is ordinary leave used during a permanent change of station. Normally, the losing unit commander approves up to ______ days enroute leave with any PCS move if it does not interfere with the reporti

B. 30

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Members who complete basic or technical training may request ______ days of leave enroute if their first duty station is in the Continental United States or ______ days for an overseas assignment. (11.14.)
A. 10

A. 10

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Which type of leave is chargeable leave taken in conjunction with retirement or separation from active duty? (11.14.)
A. Advance Leave
B. Enroute Leave
C. Terminal Leave
D. Convalescent Leave

C. Terminal Leave

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Terminal Leave is chargeable leave taken in conjunction with retirement or separation from active duty. The member's last day of Terminal Leave coincides with: (11.14.)
A. the last day of active duty
B. the day

A. the last day of active duty

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Terminal leave is chargeable leave taken in conjunction with retirement or separation from active duty. The amount of leave taken cannot exceed: (11.14.)
A. 14 days
B. 30 days
C. the leave balance at the date of

C. the leave balance at the date of separation

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Which type of leave is only authorized at overseas installations where adverse environmental conditions require special arrangements for leave in desirable places at periodic intervals? (11.14.)
A. Excess Leave

D. Environmental and Morale Leave (EML)

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Environmental and Morale Leave (EML) is only authorized overseas where adverse conditions require special arrangements for leave in desirable places at periodic intervals. There are two types of EML: (11.14.)
A.

A. funded and unfunded

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Definition: an administrative absence for which a funded TDY is not appropriate. (11.15.)
A. Special Pass
B. Permissive Temporary Duty
C. Environmental and Morale Leave (EML)
D. Post-Deployment/Mobilization Resp

B. Permissive Temporary Duty

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Permissive TDY is an administrative absence for which a funded TDY is not appropriate. Commanders may not authorize permissive TDY: (11.15.)
A. in place of leave
B. in place of a special pass
C. in conjunction w

D. all of these answers

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Permissive TDY is an administrative absence for which a funded TDY is not appropriate. Permissive TDYs, if authorized, may include: (11.15.)
A. travel to a new duty station to secure off-base housing
B. accompan

D. all of these answers

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
A pass period is an authorized absence from duty for a relatively short time. What is the mileage restriction during the authorized absence? (11.16.)
A. 100 miles (if reachable by phone)
B. there are no mileage

B. there are no mileage restrictions

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
When non-duty days are Saturday and Sunday, a regular pass normally begins at the end of work hours on Friday afternoon and continues until: (11.16.)
A. 24 hours later
B. the arrival at the pass location
C. appr

D. the beginning of normal work hours on the following Monday

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
A regular pass period on non-traditional work schedules (alternate or compressed schedules) may not exceed: (11.16.)
A. 24 hours
B. 48 hours
C. 3 days
D. 4 days

D. 4 days

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
A regular pass period on non-traditional work schedules (alternate or compressed schedules) may not exceed the fourday special pass limit. The combination of non-duty days and a public holiday may not exceed: (1

D. 4 days

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
When a holiday is observed on a Tuesday or Thursday, the Department of Defense or higher management may determine that a Monday or Friday is ________, in which case a regular pass may consist of a weekend, a com

C. compensatory (comp) time off

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Unit commanders may award 3- or 4-day special passes for special occasions or circumstances. Approval for special passes may be delegated to: (11.16.)
A. the work center NCOIC
B. no lower than the first-line sup

D. no lower than squadron section commander, deputies, or equivalents

Chapter 11, Personnel Programs and Benefits
Unit commanders may award 3- or 4-day special passes for special occasions or circumstances. Special passes start after normal work hours on a given day and stop at: (11.16.)
A. 2400 hours on the same day
B. the

D. the beginning of normal work hours on either the 4th day or 5th day