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Personnel Apprentice
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01/04/2018

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Term
This terms refers to an entity composed of two or more military forces, established by the POTUS, recommended by the Sec Def, Confirmed by the Senate, and usually led by a 4-star General knowns as a 'combatant commander'.
Definition
Unified Combatant Command
Term
This is a major subdivision of the Air Force.
Definition
Major Command (MAJCOM)
Term
This is the command that is carrying out the mission.
Definition
Supported Command
Term
This is the command that provides augmentation forces and other support to aid, protect, compliment, or sustain.
Definition
Supporting Command
Term
The individual in this position ensures all assets (equipment/personnel) meet the tasking requirements.
Definition
Combatant Commander.
Term
This organization is responsible for the operation and support to the AF Forces. They also report directly to the Combatant Commander. The leader is referred to as the COMAFOR or AFFOR/CC.
Definition
Air Force Forces
Term
This organization supports the COMAFOR in operational and administrative responsibilities.
Definition
Staff
Term
This organization acts as the central site for the PERSCO team obtaining accountability of all personnel. They are also the go-to for all personnel-related issues.
Definition
AFFOR/A1 Forward
Term
This is a multi-volume AF document providing current policies, forces and planning factors
Definition
War & Mobilization Plan (WMP)
Term
The War & Mobilization Plan (WMP) consists of five volumes. What are they?
Definition
1) Basic Plan & Supporting Supplements
2) Plan Listing & Summary
3) Combat & Support Forces
4) Wartime Aircraft Activities
5) Planning Factors & Data
Term
This is a formal plan or written description of the Combatant Commander's concept of operations.
Definition
Operation Plan (OPLAN)
Term
The OPLAN has a ____ which is a permanent identifier.
Definition
Plan Identification Designator (PID)
Term
This consists of detail-describing capabilities to support the OPLAN.
Definition
Annexes
Term
This is a verbal or graphic statement that expresses the intent of the JFC or CCDR.
Definition
Concept of Operations (CONOPS)
Term
Match the Annex to its appropriate letter:
-Intelligence
-Operations
-Logistics, Transportation & Supply
-Public Affairs
-Civil Affairs
-Weather
-Command Relationships
-Communication & Information
-Medical
-Personnel
Definition
B(rain)-Intelligence
C(oncept of Operations)-Operations
D(river)-Logistics, Trans, & Supply
F(ox News)-Public Affairs
G(overnment)-Civil Affairs
H(urricane)-Weather
J(oint)-Command Relationships
K(nowledge)-Communication & Information
Q(uarantine)-Medical
E(veryone)-Personnel
Term
This refers to a set of tools and processes that provide comprehensive insight into the global availability of military forces. There are three.
Definition
Global Force Management (GFM)
Term
This is a part of Global Force Management (GFM) that describes forces that are assigned and available.
Definition
Assigned Forces
Term
This is a part of Global Force Management (GFM) that describes forces that is the planning of the OPLAN and Concept Plan.
Definition
Apportioned Forces
Term
This is a part of Global Force Management (GFM) that describes forces that are provided to meet the current operation requirements.
Definition
Allocated Forces
Term
This is a force generation model to manage the battle rhythm to ensure forces are organized, trained, equipped, deployed & sustained (OTEDS).
Definition
Air & Space Expeditionary Force (AEF)
Term
What is used to identify manpower & equipment
Definition
Unit Type Code (UTC)
Term
This outlines positions authorized for a unit to accomplish their mission.
Definition
Unit Manning Document
Term
____ converts ____ into specific ____ for that deployment period
Definition
UTC, UMD, UTC
Term
This is a code to indicate what UTC records are available during normal rotation operations. It is a two-character code.
D-Deployment Code
A-Associate Code
Definition
Posturing Code (P-Code)
Term
This posturing code is used to identify deployed or in place dedicated to the CCDR mission.
Definition
DP/AP
Term
This posturing code is used to identify rotational available.
Definition
DW/AW
Term
This posturing code is used to identify those who are critical to home station operations.
Definition
DX/AX
Term
What are the three main principles on how the AEF is structured and executed?
Definition
1) Predictability
2) Equitability
3) Transperancy
Term
What is the standard baseline deploy-to-dwell ration?
Definition
1:2 (6 months to 12 months)
Term
This term is used to describe all activities for the orderly transition from peacetime to wartime. This happens within 24 hours of notification.
Definition
Mobilization
Term
What term is used to describe working as a team, consolidating into one force to execute the mission? It is achieved through the planning and execution processes of everyone involved (DoD, Federal Agencies, AD, Civil Sector).
Definition
Integration
Term
There are 7 types of activation/mobilization. Please list them.
Definition
1) Retired members
2) Volunteerism
3) Selective Mobilization
4) Presidential Selected Reserve
5) Partial Mobilization
6) Full Mobilization
7) Total Mobilization
Term
This document is the legal authority to bring ARC members to AD. It covers pay & entitlement covering the entire length of the AD time (in-process, out-process, leave, etc.)
Definition
Activation Orders
Term
This is shorter than activation orders, and only cover the time the mission is performed.
Definition
CED orders
Term
This happens when the ARC reverts back to a steady state status.
Definition
Deactivation/Demobilization
Term
Demobilization orders are not needed because the demobilization end dates are listed on what two documents?
Definition
The DD 214 or travel voucher
Term
This program provides skilled manpower to support the AF mission and is usually 181 days or less.
Definition
Military Personnel Appropriation (MPA) Man-Day Program
Term
This is a DoD system with the ability to share the workload among computer centers. It allows warfighters to plan, execute and manage military operations. It also consist of 3 enclaves (Joint, AF, and Army)
Definition
Global Command & Control System (GCCS)
Term
This is a DoD directed singled integrated joint command & control system for operating, planning and execution. This is also used to develop an OPLAN. It is also a system of joint policies, procedures and reporting, and interfaces with DCAPES.
Definition
Joint Operations Planning & Execution System (JOPES)
Term
This is a subsystem of JOPES. It is used to present, plan, sources, mobilize, deploy, account for, sustain, redeploy, and reconstitute CCDR requirements. Its objective is to enable improved, streamlined operation planning and execution processes.
Definition
Deliberate Crisis Action Planning & Execution Segment (DCAPES)
Term
This system interacts with the DCAPES database providing real-time online access.
Definition
PERSCO Web Application
Term
Provides personnel deployment planning, execution, and support.
--Deployment available
--Personnel accountability
--Duty Status
Considered the 'war planner' for the FSS, it is located under the Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS).
They also coordinate with the Installation Deployment Officer (IDO) to ensure the installation deployment plan is executed.
Definition
Installation Personnel Readiness (IPR)
Term
Within the IPR:
____manages the system assigned.
____is the single most important responsibility.
____is the last set of eyes for the Wing to ensure the process is complete. This is also where DCAPES is updated and orders are prepared.
Definition
GCCS
Accountability
Deployment Processing
Term
This serves as the focal point for accountability at home station for disasters. They report directly to the Base Crisis Action Team.
Definition
Personnel Control Center (PCC)
Term
Title 5 = ____
Title 10 = ____
Title 32 = ____
Definition
Civilian
Armed Forces (Reserves on AD orders)
Guard Members
Term
This is a DoD repository for accountability information and reporting.
Definition
Personnel Accountability Reporting System (PARS)
Term
This is an AF tool used to obtain personnel accountability and report to PARS. It accounts for members of Title 5, 20, 32, and family members located in DEERS.
Definition
AF Personnel Accountability & Assessment System (AFPAAS)
Term
List the 5 steps in sequence used when reporting your accountability to AFPAAS.
Definition
1) Access AFPAAS (via AF Portal or URL)
2) Log in
3) Main Dashboard
4) Account for yourself and dependents
5) Optional needs assessment survey
Term
This entity will identify, validate, distribute deployment taskings and information. It is also the day-to-day focal point for deployment and execution operations.
Definition
Installation Deployment Readiness Cell (IDRC)
Term
This person will manage the IDRC, DCC and PDF. They will also ensure that the UDMs are trained.
Definition
IDO
Term
In the IDRC, explain what each function will accomplish:
1) IDO
2) IPR
3) Logistics
4) Manpower
Definition
1) IDO = Manager
2) IPR = Deployment planning/execution, accountability.
3) Logistics = Deployment movement
4) Manpower = Define Requirements
Term
This shows availability/non-availability of members. These will also be updated in MilPDS & DCAPES.
Definition
Duty Status Codes
Term
This entity focuses on the deployment phase and is used when IDRC is not used. It consists of 2 functions (PDF & CDF) and consists of 30 or less members.
Definition
Deployment Control Center (DCC)
Term
What two specific functions does the Deployment Control Center (DCC) undertake in the deployment execution phase?
Definition
PDF and CDF.
Term
This person manages the deployment readiness and training and is assigned to each unit.
Definition
Unit Deployment Manager (UDM)
Term
What two items will the Unit CC and UDM review before a member goes on deployment?
Definition
Duty status codes and DAV codes.
Term
These are personnel codes located in MilPDS. They identify medical, legal, administrative and temporary conditions which may restrict a person from deploying.
Definition
DAV codes
Term
What is the DAV Code and AAC code for someone on a control roster?
Definition
DAV: 31
AAC: 16 (available upon expiration)
Term
What is the DAV Code and AAC code for someone who has an Article 15?
Definition
DAV: 35
AAC: 12 (CC determination, must expire prior to deployment)
Term
What is the DAV code and ALC for someone who is medically disqualified for deployment?
Definition
DAV: 48
ALC: C (not available for deployment)
Term
The PDF and CDF are managed by whom?
Definition
The IDO
Term
This is the term given to a multi-functional entity consisting of representatives from different agencies. It is the focal point for monitoring personnel deployment processing and is the last set of eyes for deployment eligibility. It is operated by the MPS.
Definition
Personnel Deployment Function (PDF)
Term
What are the two mandatory stations within a PDF?
Definition
Deployment Eligibility and Medical
Term
What happens if a member is found ineligible in either the deployment eligibility or medical cells of a PDF?
Definition
The process will STOP and the IDO will notify the Unit CC and UDM.
Term
True/False: Once a member has been processed through the mandatory line, the member is considered eligible for deployment.
Definition
True
Term
This UTC is the baseline for PERSCO, it is a stand-alone, two-person team who provides accountability and casualty reporting.
Definition
RFPF1
Term
What are the special criteria/qualifications to be a part of the UTC - RFPF1?
Definition
Rank: E-7
AFSC: 3S071 & 3S051
DCAPES trained
Term
When must a PERSCO Team (PT) deploy after notification?
Definition
NLT 24 hours
Term
Under what three criteria are PT considered?
Definition
Formed, available and trained (FAT).
Term
RFPF1 teams can support up to how many individuals on deployment?
Definition
275
Term
Which phase of PERSCO processing will the FSS/CC notify the PT members of their scheduled deployment?
Definition
Phase I: Execution Phase
Term
This individual is responsible for tracking accountability in the absence of the PT.
Definition
Deployed CC
Term
What must be accomplished in Phase II, the Initial Set-Up Phase?
Definition
The PT Arrival Checklist
Term
When must a status report be produced in the 2nd phase (Initial Set-Up Phase) of PERSCO processing?
Definition
NLT 24 hours
Term
This is presented by the PT Chief of the PT's mission
Definition
Deployed Commander's Brief
Term
This team provides transportation and baggage pickup.
Definition
Reception Processing Unit (RPU)
Term
All members in-processing in Phase II (Initial Set-Up Phase) must provide what documents?
Definition
-2 copies of CED orders
-AF Form 245, Employment Locator
-1 copy of activation orders for ARC
Term
The PT will review mobility folders, update _____ ensuring accountability, and create manual files.
Definition
DCAPES
Term
This type of accountability is tracked using the AF Form 245, DCAPES, and the Duty Status Change Message. It also tracks members who arrive at a location that is not their final destination.
Definition
Transient Accountability
Term
This type of report is used to identify discrepancies which may impact the mission.
Definition
Discrepancy Report
Term
This is a web-based application managed by HQ AFPC; it is used in making the discrepancy report in PERSCO processing of Phase II.
Definition
DPDRT
Term
Within what time frame must the PT annotate the DPDRT?
Definition
Within 72 hours.
Term
This is used to report daily deployed force status changes. It is initiated within 24 hours after arrival and is sent by 2400 hours daily.
Definition
Duty Status Change Message
Term
This phase describes the transition from the Initial Set-Up phase and takes place any time after arriving at the forward operating location. The PT will also continue to maintain TFA & Strength Accountability
Definition
Phase III - Sustainment Phase
Term
List some PT personnel functions that take place in Phase III - the Sustainment Phase.
Definition
Leave, promotion, CAC/ID, vRED, re-training.
Term
This document provides the PT with a list of in-place and employment requirement authorizations for deployed locations.
Definition
Employed Requirements Manning Documents (ERMD)
Term
This provides the deployed CC the authority to FILL or REPLACE members due to curtailment, emergencies, or release.
Definition
Filler/Replacement
Term
Request member extension
Definition
AOR Tour Length Extension
Term
This identifies all unfilled requirements.
Definition
Unfilled Requirement Report
Term
This identifies multiple personnel assigned to same requirements (pulled from DCAPES, coordinate with IPR to cancel).
Definition
Duplicate Position Report
Term
This report identifies members who did not in/out process with PERSCO.
Definition
Alpha Roster
Term
This is provided by TFSC with 24/7 operation to answer questions and retrieve information.
Definition
Reachback Support
Term
This is the act of transferring a member deployed to another deployed location.
Definition
Forward Deployment
Term
During this phase, the PT will utilize any approach that accomplishes TFA, the PT updates DCAPES with the member's duty status.
Definition
Phase IV: Rotation and Re-deployment Phase
Term
This group of people plans redeployments & coordinates with agencies to develop out-processing capabilities.
Definition
Redeployment Assistance Team (RAT)
Term
This force concept includes AD, Reserve, Guard, Civilian Personnel, etc.
Definition
Total Force
Term
This force concept is composed of two or more military departments under the command of a single JFC.
Definition
Joint Force.
Term
What is the main responsibility of PERSCO?
Definition
TFA - total force accountability.
Term
This element of TFA is maintained by PERSCO of all of all of the ERMD authorized requirements.
Definition
Total Force Accountability.
Term
This element of TFA focuses on personnel on the ground - "boots on ground."
Definition
Strength Accountability.
Term
This element of TFA is maintained by the UNIT, PT sends an Alpha Roster weekly to the Wing Unit.
Definition
Unit Accountability.
Term
This element of TFA is where the PT reports/requests the replacement of members.
Definition
Replacement Accountability.
Term
This element of TFA is where the PT accounts for transients.
Definition
Transient Accountability.
Term
In conducting transient accountability, in what three ways can the PT account for transients?
Definition
1) DCAPES
2) Manual Files
3) Duty Status Message Change
Term
This element of TFA is maintained at Home Station by the IPR and Unit CC.
Definition
Tasked Wing Accountability.
Term
This allows the PT to virtually reach into MilPDS to find information. however, the PT cannot modify or change information within MilPDS, they can obtain personal and emergency information.
Definition
The Deployed Military Personnel Flight (dMPF).
Term
What four main areas can the PT reach into while accessing the dMPF?
Definition
1) D├ęcor 6
2) Enlisted Promotions
3) Personal Information
4) vRED
Term
When it comes to redeployment reception processing, who ensures procedures are established to account for returning members of deployment? They also monitor/update DCAPES as needed and communicate with the PT.
Definition
IPR
Term
Within how many days must a member report to the IPR after they return to their home unit?
Definition
1 duty day
Term
This term refers to a process that is on-going and provides continuous integrated support, a positive transition, and must be completed 30 days prior to the member's projected departure date.
Definition
(Pre) Re-Integration.
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