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1

What are the 9 common elements found in a combat environment?

-Violent (unnerving sights and sounds)
-Casualties
-Confusion (lack of information)
-Isolation
-Communications (breakdown)
-Individual (discomfort and physical fatigue)
-Fear (stress and mental fatigue)
-Continuous (operations)
-Homesickness

2

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)

3

What does BAMCIS stand for?

-Begin Planning
-Arrange for Reconn
-Make Reconn
-Complete the Plan
-Issue the Order
-Supervise

4

How many articles of the Code of Conduct are there?

-6

5

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."

6

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."

7

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."

8

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."

9

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."

10

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."

11

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.

12

What are the obligations of a prisoner of war?

-Info only required: Name, Rank, Service Number, Date of Birth
-Obey lawful rules and regulations
-Paid labor Responsibilities: Labor that is not military, Not degrading, Not dangerous, Not unhealthy
-Maintain military discipline and maintain courtesies and honors to all officers