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Coast Guard EPME E-6
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12/01/2008

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Term

What YEAR was the Department of the NAVY established?

 

At this time the Coast Guard was the only armed force afloat.

Definition

1798

Term

Traditionally, our role in wartime has been to:

 

 

Definition

Augment the NAVY with cutters and manpower.

 

Embark on special missionsutilizing the Coast Guard's unique skills.

 

 

Term

What date was the QUASI-WAR?

 

Definition

May 28, 1798

Term

How many prizes did the Revenue Cutter Service's eight cutters capture unaided?

 

How many prizes did they assist in capturing?

Definition

18 Unaided captures.

 

2 Assisted captures.

Term

The cutter ___________ captured 10 prizes, one of which carried 44 guns and 200 men, three times her own force.

Definition

CGC Pickering

Term

Cutters at or under 180 feet in length come under the control of who?

Definition

District Commands

Term

How many Coast Guard Units report directly to headquarters?

Definition
35
Term

During what war did congress authorize the capture of armed French vessels hovering off the US coast?

Definition
Quasi-War on 28 may 1798
Term

During the Quasi-War, cutters captured how many prizes unaided and assisted in the capture of how many others?

Definition
18 Prizes and assisted in the capture of 2 others
Term

During the War of 1812, which cutter captured the first prize of the war?

Definition
The Cutter Jefferson
Term

How many memorable battles of the War of 1812 were noted?

 

Definition
7
Term

What cutter is credited with firing the first naval shots of the civil war?

Definition
Cutter Harriet Lane
Term

The McCulloch subsequently served as the _______ and ________ with Commodore George Dewey’s Asiatic Squadron.

Definition
Escort and Dispatch Boat
Term

In WWI the entire Coast Guard's manpower, vessels, and units were transferred to whom? What year was this done?

Definition
The Navy in April 1917
Term

On April 9, 1941, the Coast Guard was given responsibility for cold weather operation's in _________?

Definition
In Greenland
Term

During the Korean War, when “war” broke out the Coast Guard’s role was marginal, primarily one of _________ ?

Definition
support
Term

Shallow-draft warships and operating expertise in coastal waters were needed for the interdiction of trawlers being used by North Vietnam for infiltration and resupply activities.  This operation was named?

Definition
Market Time
Term

In ______ , the first ocean-going cutters augmented the _______?

Definition
1966, Navy
Term

The Coast Guard led a U.S. interagency team responsible for advising Saudi Arabia on a massive oil spill clean up in the __________________ ?

Definition
Persian Gulf Created By Iraq
Term

To protect our nations coastline, ports, and waterways _______ U.S. Navy cyclone-class patrol coastal warships were assigned to Operation Noble Eagle.

Definition
6
Term

On what date was the first time U.S. Navy ships were employed jointly under Coast Guard Command?

Definition
05 November 2001
Term

The lost of lives mostly occurred because there was no way to reach the wrecks across the breaking surf and to retrieve the occupants of the ravished vessel.  To address this problem the _________________ was created in________ ?

Definition
Federal Lifesaving Service,  1848
Term

Pollution of our waterways has been a concern for many decades.  The first attempt to address this growing problem was the passage of what?

Definition
Refuse Act of 1899
Term

In the _______ law enforcement again assumed increased importance. 

In the _______ drug interception became  a major focal point and continues today.

Definition
1960’s, early 1970's
Term

The sinking of the Titanic was the driving force for establishing the ________________?

Definition
International Ice Patrol
Term

The only Coast Guard-manned light station in the U.S. today is _____________ .

Definition
Boston Harbor
Term

Ida Lewis, who served 39 years at the__________, saved 18 lives.

Definition
Lime Rock Light House
Term

Marcus Hanna served at the _____________. He is probably the only man in history to have been awarded both the Medal of Honor and Gold Lifesaving Medal.

Definition
Cape Elizabeth Light
Term

Training in five branches is available to Auxiliarists?

Definition
Seamen, Artificer-Radio, Artificer-Engine Room Force, Aviation, Special Brach
Term

Today’s CG Auxiliary is organized in what four units?

Definition
Flotilla, Division, District Regions, National
Term

Twin sisters Genevieve and Lucille Baker of the Naval Coastal Defense became the first uniformed women to serve in the Coast Guard in what year?

Definition
1918
Term

The first five African-American female entered the SPARS in what year?

Definition
1945
Term

The first African-American female entered in the SPARS was who?

Definition
Olivia Hooker
Term

Master Chief Yeoman Jack Kerwin became the first Coast Guard E-9 on what date?

Definition
1958
Term

Master Chief Yeoman Pearl Faurie became the first SPAR E-9 in what year?

Definition
1962
Term

Women were integrated into active duty and Coast Guard reserves in what year?

Definition
1973
Term

In what year were all officer career fields and enlisted ratings opened to women?

Definition
1978
Term

Marcus A. Hanna was awarded the Medal of Honor for his action while serving in the_______________?

Definition
Union Army during the Civil War
Term

Surfman Frederick Hatch won the Gold Lifesaving Medal how many times?

Definition
2
Term

Joshua James was credited with saving how many lives?

Definition
600
Term

Joshua James earned ____ gold lifesaving medals, ____ silver lifesaving medals and other awards during his long and distinguished career. 

Definition
2, 3
Term

Ida Lewis is one of the most famous people to have ever served in what?

Definition
U.S. Lighthouse Service        
Term

Who may recommend Petty Officer First Class and above for appointment to the grade of CWO2 if they meet all the minimum eligibility requirements?

Definition
Commanding Officer
Term

Coast Guard and Coast Guard Reserves must have how many years in the U.S. Armed Forces to be eligible for CWO?   How many of those years must be in the Coast Guard?

Definition
8, 4
Term

OCS applicants must be between the ages of _____ and ____ ?

Definition
21-28
Term

PPEP allows selected enlisted personnel to attend college on a full-time basis for up to how many years?

Definition
2
Term

PPEP students receive _______ pay and allowances.

Definition
Full
Term

Pre-Commissioning applicants must be between the age of what?

Definition
21 and not yet 32
Term

Cadets to the Coast Guard Academy are selected by competitive examination.  Enlisted personnel in the armed forces are able to compete for____________to the CG academy.

Definition
Direct Appointment
Term

Coast Guard Academy applicants must be between the age of ____ and _____, they must not be ______ and they cannot have any __________.

Definition
18, 22,  Married,  No Dependents
Term

Route the completed employee review, including supporting comments for any recommended supporting remarks, to the Marking Official not later than_____days prior to the period ending date.

Definition
9
Term

Counseling on marks must take place not later than ____ days following the employee review period ending date. 

Definition
30
Term

The Coast Guard Foundation Education Grant program is for active duty personnel in pay grade ____ to ____ with two or more year of Coast Guard Service.

Definition
E3, E9
Term

A Report of Survey is not required for property with a value of less than ________.

Definition
$500.00
Term

A Report of Survey is prepared on what form?

Definition
Form CG-5269
Term

EMI can only last how long?

Definition
2 Hours or Less a Day
Term

What form needs to be completed for award recommendations?

Definition
Form CG-1650
Term

On September 26, 1918, _______ , after escorting a convoy from Gibraltar to the United Kingdom, proceeded toward the port of Milford Haven, Wales. Presumably this vessel was torpedoed by the German submarine and all the crew was killed. Of the 115 total crew, 111 were Coast Guard personnel.

Definition
Tampa
Term

During colonial times during fog, _______________ on shore was used to warn ships away from land.

Definition
Cannon Fire
Term

Unsatisfactory conduct marks must be assigned for any member who is:

Definition
1. Awarded NJP          2. Convicted At Court-Martial          3. Convicted in Civil Court          4. Financially Irresponsible          5. Not Support Dependents          6. Involved In an Alcohol Incident          7. Fails to Comply With Civilian and Military Rules, Regulation, and Standards
Term

You should exercise with an elevated heart rate for _____ minutes and at least ______ times a week.

Definition
30,  3
Term

Some questions to ask for opening lines of communication for suicide are:

Definition

1. How long have you been feeling this way             

2. Do you know why you feel this way             

3. Have you thought about how you would end you life             

4. Have you made a plan             

 5. Have you acquired means

Term

The PDE includes:

Definition
1. Evidence of a CO’s recommendation2. Any award reviewed3. Data from the enlisted evaluation4. An indication as to weather the member has sufficient sea duty5. Credited Sea Time6. End of course test results7. Time in service and rate8. Relevant qualification codes9. Eligibility status
Term

What is a non-permitted confined space? 

Definition
A space that does not contain hazards, or potential hazards. Once determined a non-permit confined space, no special requirements are necessary for entry by any employee.
Term

A permit-required confined space contains or has potential to contain:

Definition

1. A known or potentially hazardous atmosphere (fuel tank, cht tanks etc..)

2. Material capable of engulfing entry (soil)

3. Any other recognized serious safety or heat hazard

4. An internal configuration such that and

Term

Some examples of permit-required confined spaces ashore include:

Definition

Process vessels, silos, pits, sewers, boilers, vaults, pipelines

Open-top permit spaces include:

           Pits, Degreasers, open water tanks, ship holds

 

Term

Some examples of permit-required confined spaces on cutters and other vessels include:

Definition
Fuel tanks, cofferdam, double bottom, ballast tanks
Term

A good verbal communicator has the following traits:

Definition

- Good posture.

- Good Voice Control.

- Uses proper enunciation.

- Makes good eye contact.

- Presents information so ideas are clear.

- Natural in delivery system.

Term

Instructions:

Definition

- Contains information that has continuing reference value or that requires continuing action.

- Remains in effect until replaced or cancelled by the originator or higher authority.

- Reviewed and validated by originators every 4 years.

Term

Manuals:

Definition

- Permanent type of instruction.

- Contains 25 or more pages.

- Have a table of contents and are organized into chapters and sections.

- Are reviewed annually by originators and cancelled when no longer applicable.

Term

EMI:

Definition

- Additional instruction in a phase of military duty where and individual is deficient.

- Intended for and directed toward the correction of that deficiency.

- A legitimate training technique to improve an individual’s duty performance efficiency

Term

As a supervisor, you are responsible for ensuring:

Definition

- EMI lasts for only 2 hours or less per day.

- EMI is only for the period of time it takes to correct the performance deficiency for which it was assigned.

- EMI is assigned on a day that is not the enlisted members Sabbath.

- You have the CO’s permission if you assign EMI for completion after normal working hours.

Term

As a supervisor, you ______ deprive a person of his or her normal liberty as a form of punishment.

Definition
CANNOT
Term

The Commandant designated _________________as the sole authority for frocking of enlisted personnel.

Definition
CGPC-epm-2
Term

A summary of action is not required for the CG Achievement and CG Commendation medals.  However, one-page summary of action is required for______________________.

Definition
The meritorious Service Medal
Term

Addiction Prevention Specialists (APSs) are maintenance and logistics commands personnel assigned to detached duty major headquarter commands.  APSs serve as full-time addiction prevention facilitators.  Conducting and assisting other command CDARS (including reserve units) in developing and conducting general alcohol awareness and Substance Abuse Free Environment (safe) training programs.  The APS is _________ to be assigned CDAR duties. 

Definition
Not
Term

Operational Risk Management (ORM) applies to more than just operational units or operational missions in the usual sense of “operations”. All Coast Guard missions and daily activities, both ___________________ in Risk management decisions.

Definition
On duty & off Duty
Term

Class A Mishap:

Definition
Most serious or costly and warrant a formal Mishap Analysis board.  The cost is reportable property damage is 1,000,000 dollars or greater.  A Coast Guard cutter is missing or abandoned, recovery is impossible or impractical, or repair is uneconomical.  An injury or occupational illness resulting in a fatality or permanent total disability.
Term

Class B Mishap:

Definition
Sufficiently serious to also warrant formal Mishap Analysis Board Action.  The resulting cost of reportable property damage is 200,000 dollars or more, but less than 1,000,000 dollars.Any injury or occupational illness resulting in permanent partial disability.  Five or more personnel are “in-patient” hospitalized.
Term

 Class C & D Mishaps:

Definition
Less serious and do NOT warrant formal Mishap Analysis Board action.  Class C the cost of property is 10,000 or more, but less than 200,000 dollars.  A nonfatal injury or occupational illness results in any loss of time from beyond the day or shift on which it occurred (lost time case)Class D the cost of property damage is less than 10,000 dollars.  A nonfatal injury or occupational illness occurs that does not meet the criteria of a class C Mishap (no lost-time case) a person is overboard, an accidental firearm discharge occurs, or an electric shock occurs that doesn’t meet criteria of a higher classification.
Term

In 1871 the Life saving service was reborn under the leadership of ________ assisted by revenue marine captain John Faunce.

Definition
sumner kimball
Term

When Alexander Hamilton founded the revenue cutter service, he visualized it to be organized with all military lines.  Hamilton ordered that the Revenue Marine Officers be _________

Definition
commisioned
Term

A special employee review is required regardless of the time since the last employee review, on the date a member is:

Definition
awarded non-judicial punishment (NJP) or convicted by a court-martial (CM).
Term

Tuition Assistance (TA) Program is designed to assist eligible personnel in their _______________.

Definition
proffesional development
Term

Every PR that contains items that can be made with recycled materials needs to include a ______________ form.

Definition
Requisitioner determination form, if applicable.
Term

The Personnel Support Center Coordinates the _______________. 

Definition
service wide exam process
Term

 The following does NOT count as timed served and must be deducted. 

Definition
Absence over leave, absence without leave, desertionAbsence from duty due to misconduct, to include injury, disease, or sickness resulting from excessive use of alcohol or drugsAbsence from duty due to arrest and serving sentence imposed by either civil or military authorities.  However, if the arrest results in no conviction, time spent under arrest is NOT deductible. 
Term

Message type notices:

Definition

- Notices (notes) transmitted via Coast Guard message system (for example ALCOAST message).

- Urgent in nature. Urgency is defined as insufficient time to publish as another type of directive.

- Automatically cancelled after 12 months if earlier cancellation date not specified.

Term

Standard Operating Procedures (SOP):

Definition
Set of instructions for operations that lend themselves to definite or standardized procedure.For internal procedures at a UnitHave no defined format
Term

 The CG-3307 is used to add narrative explanations to other evaluation forms.  These explanations are called Administrative remarks.  There are seven different “types” of administrative remarks that may be entered on a CG-3307. They are listed as:

Definition

a. Accession   

 b. Assignment and Transfer  

 c. Advancement and Reduction 

d. Performance and Discipline   

e. Separation  

f. Selective Reenlistment Bonus   

 g. Selective Reserve (SELRES) Enlisted Bonus Program.

Term

__________________is responsible for the overall administration of the enlisted advancement system.

Definition
CG Personnel Command
Term

________________________is responsible for the preparation, printing, distribution, accountability, and scoring of the Servicewide exam.  It is also the single point of contact for all SWE inquires corrections, and waivers.

Definition
PSC
Term

Members  advanced to E-7 on or after ________must successfully complete either the Coast Guard CPO academy, or other DOD senior enlisted academy, in order to compete in the E-8 Servicewide exam. 

Definition
01 JAN 1999
Term

To participate in the ____ or ______Servicewide, the member must be currently certified and qualified to command afloat and ashore, or be Surfman certified and qualified to command ashore.

Definition

BMCS, BMCM

Term

A prevention based education program to reduce the risk of future alcohol or other educational program to reduce the risk of future alcohol or other substance misuse for personnel identified as high risk for substance abuse is provided to:

Definition

Recruits                   

Officer candidates                 

  Direct commission officers          

Cadets

Term

_______ and ________ provide support for the Coast Guards substance abuse prevention program by appointing and training a command drug and alcohol representative.

Definition
Commanding officers and OINC
Term

Romantic relations are unacceptable when?

Definition
Less than 60 members, not allowed on cutters
Term

What do you need when working aloft?

Definition
A man aloft chit
Term

When was the Revenue Cutter service tasked with environmental protect?

Definition
1822
Term

Human relations training is required when?

Definition
Triennially
Term

3 Alcohol incidents means?

Definition
Process for separation
Term

What is considered a micro purchase?

Definition
Is an acquisition of supplies/services for $3000.00 or less
Term

Who can be a supervisor for PR's?

Definition
E-6 or above
Term

Who was the first Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard?

Definition
BMCM Charles L. Calhoun
Term

What do you use to write CG memo’s on?

Definition
CG MACROS II and on Microsoft Word
Term

What symbols are authorized for CGMS use?

Definition

The following are authorized:

'

:

,

( )

?

"

/

-

.

Term

Which war did the battle between the Cutter Surveyor and the British Frigate Narcissis happen?

Definition
War of 1812
Term

How many steps are there involved in the ORM process?

Definition
          7
Term

Larger cutters (over 180 feet in length) are under whose control?

Definition
Area Commands
Term

Districts are commanded by whom?

Definition
Rear Admirals (one-star)
Term

Services provided by MLC include what?

Definition

Civil engineering,

Electronic Systems,

Naval Engineering,

Health and Safety,

Legal,

Finance,

Personnel,

and Inspections

Term

Who leads the Atlantic Area and Pacific Area?

Definition
THREE STAR ADMIRALS (Vice Admirals)
Term

BMCM ____________ retired in January 1987. He served on active duty for 44 years, 4 months, and 27 days. His career spans three wars, and sees service on board 34 vessels.

Definition

BMCM Donald H. Horsley

Term

When was the first time ever that steam boats were used in war?

Definition
Mexican - American War