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1

Into which country did two gliderborne combat control teams (CCT) infiltrate on 24 March 1945 during Operation Varsity?

Germany

2

What date where combat control teams (CCT) officially designated by being assigned to the 1st Aerial Port Squadron?

27 March 1953

2

Where was the first real world deployment for CCT?

Lebanon

3

At which Air Force Base (AFB) was the first Pathfinder squadron, Provisional, created?

Donaldson AFB, SC

5

What was the two-fold mission of the Jungle Jim program?

Training and combat

6

Who was the first Combat Controller killed in action?

TSgt Richard L. Foxx

7

What Marine combat support base did CCTs help to resupply during a 3 month siege?

Khe Sanh

8

Who was the last American combat controller off the US Embassy rooftop during the fall of Saigon on 30 Apr 1975?

MSgt Lewis O. Brabham

9

Why did the combat controllers switch from the blue beret to the scarlet beret in the mid-1970s?

Air Force security forces members were issued the blue beret to boost sagging morale; combat controllers lost the political battle

10

During the invasion of Grenada what was the personnel drop altitude at Point Salinas?

500 feet

11

Who was the true father of combat control and the first combat controller to retire?

CMSgt Alcide B. Benini

12

What operation secretly "paved the way" for the Desert One mission?

Eagle Claw

13

Which combat controller was awarded the Silver Star for his actions in the battle on the streets of Mogadishu, Somalia?

Ssgt Jeff Bray

14

Operations in Mogadishu, Somalia in the 1900s began as a...?

humanitarian airlift to relieve starvation caused by years of civil war

15

What combat controller died providing covering fire for his team during the battle of Roberts Ridge?

TSgt John Chapman

15

What are the most beneficial aspects of consolidating CCT under AFSOC?

Standardization of training and equipment

16

Which combat controller was responsible for bringing in the initial airflow into Afghanistan?

MSgt Bart Decker

17

What should the TL do if a control measure does not pass the " purpose test" and it unnecessarily restricts freedom of actions?

Do not use it

18

Operation Anaconda was?

part of an ongoing effort in Afghanistan to root out Taliban and Al Qaeda forces

19

Which one of the common traits of special operations prevents the enemy from gaining knowledge of an impending attack?

Security

21

Which package is the documentation and guidance provided by the theater special operations command (SOC) to the team tasked to develop a plan?

Mission tasking package

22

In a team leader (TL) briefing, under what section would you brief your method for handling wounded in action/killed in action (WIA/KIA)?

service and support

22

If only one segment of a mission can be rehearsed what should it be?

Action on the objective

23

Which step of the six-step operational risk management (ORM) process defines the probability and severity of a mishap that could result from the hazard?

Step 2 - Assess the risk

24

The Special Tactics TL briefing is oriented towards?

CCT traditional missions

26

What is the new instruction governing operational security?

AFI 10-701

26

What is an advantage of static-line parachuting techniques?

The lower drop altitude

27

Which is not an operational indicator of Operations Security (OPSEC)?

decreased trips and conferences by senior officials

28

Which document governs static-line operations?

TO 14D1-2-1-121

29

At what altitude (in feet) may normal military free-fall (MFF) operations?

5,000 - 35,000 feet

31

Which document governs military free-fall (MFF) operations?

Field manual (FM) 3-05.211

32

What chest mounted reserve system do you wear when conducting static line operations?

T-11

32

During a parachute operation where do you attach an exposed weapon?

To your left shoulder muzzle down

33

When is it permissible to interrupt a Jumpmaster Personnel Inspection (JMPI)?

For emergency items

35

How many jump commands are there for a static-line jump?

9

36

For actions in the aircraft, at what time warnings do all jumpers attach their individual rucksacks?

20 minutes

37

For tailgate jumping, a maximum of how many jumpers can be in each stick?

20

38

For military free-fall (MFF) operations, where would a review of aircraft characteristics, type of exit, and seating arrangement be covered?

Pre-jump training

39

For military free-fall (MFF) operations, the emergency cutaway procedures must be initiated no lower than an altitude of?

2,500'

40

When you initially switch on the Military CYPRESS at the (drop zone) DZ, what mode does the device start in?

Training

41

What military free-fall (MFF) jump command is given at 1 minute prior to exit?

move to the rear

41

In order what are the three phases on an airmobile operation?

Loading, air movement, and landing.

42

How many jump(s) may be conducted in unpressurized flights above 19,000' mean sea level (MSL) in a 24 hour period?

1

43

When developing the air movement plan consider the weight of a combat troop to be ?

240 pounds

44

What is the capacity of a snap link with the gate closed?

2,000 pounds

45

For night operations, where are the chem-lites attached on a fast rope?

two at the end, and two 15' from the end

46

What direction will the helicopter pilot attempt to fly if he experiences an emergency when conducting a rope ladder exfiltration?

Forward and to the left

48

What are the standard lengths for a loose weave fast rope?

60', 90', 120'

49

What must you always maintain while conducting rappelling operations?

eye-to-ground contact

50

What is the minimum water depth for helocast operations?

15 feet

50

Regarding water operations procedures, at what speed will a helicopter taxi to reduce spray?

2-5 knots

51

What is the maximum number of personnel that can extract by special patrol insertions and extractions (SPIES)?

14

52

How many tie down straps are required when securing a soft duck inside a helicopter?

At least two

54

What allows the pilot to see that the team has dismounted and is all on the ground and clear from under the aircraft?

The team has rallied up at the 12 o'clock position of the aircraft.

55

When are gloves mandatory for hoist operations?

always

56

Which is the correct sequence for using the forest penetrator?

Pull out safety strap, fold out the seat, mount seat, and signal ready for ascent.

57

What signals to the helicopter crew members that you are ready for ascent during hoist operations?

Give a vigorous thumbs-up with one hand while monitoring the cable with the other.

58

What is the maximum height and speed for helocast operations?

10 feet and 10 knots

58

What is the range restriction for open circuit SCUBA operations ?

1,500 meters

59

What "duck" operation are you conducting if the boat is fully inflated and tied beneath the helicopter?

"K" duck

61

What amphibious employment method techniques are for use when moving a team to shore from a surface craft?

self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (SCUBA)

62

What is the water entry technique a SCUBA diver should use from a fairly stable platform?

Giant stride entry

62

What type of area is the preferred landing site for amphibious operations?

rural, isolated areas

63

Bottom time is the total elapsed time for a dive and starts when the diver?

leaves the surface and begins ascent from the bottom

65

What is the boat command given to allow the boat crew a rest during a long movement?

rest paddles

66

What swimming formation is most frequently used during surface swimming operations?

on-line formation

67

The primary reason for using swim lines is to?

control and maintain team integrity

68

By parking your vehicle under a heavy concentration of trees what method of camouflage are you applying?

Hiding

68

What is the range restriction for open-circuit SCUBA operations?

1,500 meters

69

All closed-circuit dive operations require?

on-site medical support

70

Overland movement techniques are based on the?

Likelihood of enemy contact

72

When navigating, each degree of offset equals how many meters of drift from the intended course?

18

73

If the team disperses before leaving the friendly area, they should rally at the?

initial rally point

73

What is the best means of communicating within a team that is on patrol?

Arm and hand signals

74

Which rally point is near the objective and is used for assembly and reorganization?

Objective rally point

75

What type of danger area exposes a team to a relatively narrow field of fire?

Linear

76

When setting up a patrol base, occupation should not exceed how many hours except in extreme emergencies?

24 hours

77

Where should you aim when you shoot at an on attacking jet aircraft?

100 meters in front

78

When a vehicle in a convoy comes under attack who directs the actions of troops as they detruck?

Vehicle commander

79

If possible the area ahead of a convoy should be scouted for likely ambush sites by?

Air assets

81

What actions should team members take if the team is split by enemy action while crossing a danger area?

proceed to the rendezvous rally point on the far side

81

What is the minimum number of ATVs that must be used for training overland infiltration?

2

82

What category of immediate-action drill would your response be if you need both a defensive measure to avoid contact and an offensive measure to make contact?

Hasty ambush

83

The HMMWV has a maximum payload of?

2,500 to 4,400 pounds depending on the model

84

A fully loaded high-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle (HMMWV) is capable of climbing road grades as steep as what percent?

60 percent

85

At what time warning should everyone be in position next to his ATV or other vehicle and be ready to infill?

10 minute warning

86

As a general rule of thumb what amount of time should leaders use for planning before they issue a warning order?

One-third of the available time

87

Which combat controller was killed on 8 August 2011 in the crash of a US military helicopter during fighting in the Wardak province, Afghanistan?

SSgt Andrew Harvell

88

What section would you contact in the Joint Staff to get a current intelligence support?

J2

89

What section would you contact in the Joint Staff for communications related issues?

S-6

90

The procedures for preparing to land in the water are to disconnect the reserve static line, release the...?

chest strap, release the waistband, and preform a flared landing

91

Which search dive method is used to search larger areas and is ideally suited for a linear search?

Jackstay