Flashcards in Ch. 105 General Combat Leadership Fundamentals Deck (12)
What are the 9 common elements found in a combat environment?
-Violent (unnerving sights and sounds)
-Confusion (lack of information)
-Individual (discomfort and physical fatigue)
-Fear (stress and mental fatigue)
What are the characteristics that enable Marines and Sailors to overcome fear?
-Morale (individuals state of mind and attitude)
-Discipline (prompt obedience to orders)
-Esprit de corps (loyalty to, pride in, and enthusiasm for the unit)
-Proficiency ( technical, tactical, and physical ability to perform the job or mission)
-Motivation (psychological factors such as needs, desires, and impulses that cause a person to act)
What does BAMCIS stand for?
-Arrange for Reconn
-Complete the Plan
-Issue the Order
How many articles of the Code of Conduct are there?
Explain Article I?
-"I am an American, fighting in the armed forces which guard my country and our way of life. I am prepared to give my life in their defense."
Explain Article II?
-"I will never surrender of my own free will. If in command, i will never surrender the members of my command while they still have the means to resist."
Explain Article III?
-If I'm captured, I will continue to resist by all means available. I will make every effort to escape and aid others to escape. I will accept neither parole nor special favors from the enemy."
Explain Article IV?
-"If I become prisoner of war, I will keep the faith with my fellow prisoners. I will give no information nor take part in any action that might be harmful to my comrades. If I'm senior, I will take command. If not, I will obey the lawful orders of those appointed of me and will back them in every way."
Explain Article V?
-"When questioned, should I become a prisoner of war, I am required give name, rank, service number, and date of birth. I will evade answering further questions to the up most ability. I will make no oral or written statements disloyal to my country and its allies, or harmful to their cause."
Explain Article VI?
-"I will never forget that I am an American, fighting for freedom, responsible for my actions, and dedicated to the principles which made my country free. I will trust in my God and in the United States of America."
What are the 11 Rights of Prisoners of War?
-The right to receive sanitary, protective housing and clothing
-The right to receive a sufficient amount of food to sustain good health
-The right to receive adequate medical care
-The right to receive necessary facilities for proper hygiene
-The right to practice religious faith
-The right to send and receive mail
-The right to receive packages containing non-contraband items such as food, clothing, educational, religious, and recreational materials
-The right to select a fellow POW to represent you
-The right to receive humane treatment
-The right to have a copy of the Geneva Convention
-The right to a copy of all camp religious, notices, orders, and publications about POW conduct where it can be read.