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Training management involves what subjects? (275)

1) OJT; 2) Upgrade Training (UGT); 3) skill levels; 4) retraining;5) training responsibilities; 6) forms; and 7) documentation.


What Education and Training (E&T) program producesskilled and trained personnel capable of maintaininga strong national defense? (275)

The Air Force OJT program.


What is the Air Force's strategy for enlisted training?(275)

To develop, manage and execute realistic and flexible trainingthat produces a highly skilled, motivated force able tocarry out all tasks and functions supporting the Air Forcemission.


Training is an integral part of the unit's mission.What does an effective training program require? (275)

Commander and supervisory involvement at all levels.


What determines the overall success of training andthe Airman Career Program? (275)

The supervisor's ability to help Airmen reach their longrangecareer objectives. (Supervisors must take an active rolein trainees' career progression.)


What are the three components of the Air Force OJTprogram? (275)

1) Job knowledge; 2) job proficiency; and 3) job experience.


How is AFSC-specific career, general task and deployment/Unit Type Code (UTC) task knowledge gainedin enlisted training? (275)

Through CDCs or technical references identified by the supervisorand/or applicable Career Field Education and TrainingPlan (CFETP).


Why is Upgrade Training (UGT) vital in the totaltraining program? (275)

It leads to award of higher skill levels and increases skillsand abilities.


Airmen must complete a(n) __ skills course to beawarded the apprentice 3-skill level. (276)



When may retraining into an AFSC be accomplishedvia OJT alone? (276)

Only when specified in the retraining instructions and asapproved by the Air Force Career Field Manager (AFCFM)or the Air Reserve Component (ARC) career field functionalmanager.


When may personnel retraining via OJT be awardedthe 3-skill level? (276)

Only after completing all knowledge training for tasks taughtin the initial skills course, and other tasks and mandatoryrequirements identified by the Air Force Career Field Manager(AFCFM).


What are the minimum requirements for award ofthe journeyman 5-skill level? (276)

Airmen must 1) complete mandatory CDCs if available; 2)complete applicable mandatory core tasks identified in theCareer Field Education and Training Plan (CFETP); 3) completea minimum of 12 months in Upgrade Training (UGT);4) meet mandatory requirements listed in the Air Force EnlistedClassification Directory (AFECD); and 5) be recommendedby their supervisor and approved by their commander.


Individuals in journeyman retraining status (TrainingStatus Code (TSC) "F") are subject to the same trainingrequirements as normal upgrade trainees, but mustcomplete a minimum of __ months in Upgrade Training(UGT). (276)

Nine months.


What are the minimum requirements for award ofthe craftsman 7-skill level? (276)

An Airman must 1) be at least a SS gt; 2) complete mandatoryCDCs if available; 3) complete applicable mandatory coretasks identified by the Career Field Education and TrainingPlan (CFETP); 4) complete the 7-skill level craftsmancourse, ifrequired; 5) fulfill mandatory requirements listed in the Air Force Enlisted Classification Directory (AFECD); 6)complete a minimum of 12 months in training; and 7) berecommended by their supervisor and approved by theircommander.


Individuals in craftsman retraining status (TrainingStatus Code (TSC) "G") are subject to the same trainingrequirements as normal upgrade trainees but must completea minimum of __ months in Upgrade Training(UGT). (276)

Six months.


What are the minimum requirements for award ofthe superintendent 9-skill level? (276)

The Airman must 1) be at least a SMSgt; 2) meet mandatoryrequirements listed in the Air Force Enlisted ClassificationDirectory (AFECD); and 3) be recommended by their supervisorand approved by their commander.


What is the retraining program designed to do?(276)

Balance the number of personnel in specific grades and yeargroups ofan AFS.


Training requirements for retrainees are usually thesame as for non-retrainees in upgrade training. T/F (276)



__ manage the overall training program for thecommander, serve as training consultants to all unitmembers and determine if a quality training program isin effect within all sections. (276)

Unit Training Managers (UTM).


Unit Training Manager (UTM) training responsibilitiesinclude 1) developing, managing and conductingtraining in support of in-garrison and expeditionary missionrequirements; 2) advising and assisting commandersand unit personnel in executing their training responsibilities;and 3) conducting a Staff Assistance Visit (SA V)of the unit's training program every 24 months. Nameseveral others. (276)

4) Interviewing newly assigned personnel within 30 days (60days for Air Reserve Component (ARC)) to determine trainingstatus and CDC enrollment/progression requirements; 5)initiating AF Form 623, Individual Training Record, six-partfolders (when required by the Air Force Career Field Manager(AFCFM)), or approved electronic equivalent for all traineesentering Upgrade Training (UGT) for the first time, andproviding it to the supervisor; 6) conducting a comprehensivetrainee orientation according to AFI 36-2201, Air ForceTraining Program within 60 days of assignment (90 days forARC) for trainees initially entering UGT; 7) managing theunit CDC program; 8) conducting a training progress reviewwith the supervisor and trainee at the 24th month of UGT; and 9) helping work centers develop a Master Training Plan(MTP) to plan, manage and execute training activities.


With regard to training responsibilities, who has thegreatest single impact on mission accomplishment? (276)

Supervisors. (They share their experience and expertise tomeet mission requirements and provide trainees with a qualitytraining program. They also plan, conduct and evaluatetraining.)


Supervisors 1) use Career Field Education andTraining Plans (CFETP) (or approved electronic equivalent)to manage workcenter and individual training; 2)develop a Master Training Plan (MTP) to ensure 100%task coverage; 3) integrate training with day-to-dayworkcenter operations; 4) consider trainer and equipmentavailability, training opportunities and schedules;and 5) conduct and document workcenter training orientationsand initial evaluations of newly assigned personnelwithin 60 days (120 days for Air Reserve Component(ARC)) of initial PCS or Permanent Change of Assignment(PCA). Name several more responsibilities of supervisors.(276-277)

They 6) select trainers (and certifiers as required by the AirForce Career Field Manager (AFCFM)) based on skill qualifications;7) administer the CDC program for assigned trainees;8) maintain AF Form 623, Individual Training Record,six-part folder or other approved training record for Airmenin the grades of AB-TSgt (or personnel in combat-ready dutypositions if required by the AFC FM) and SNCOs in retrainingstatus, or as directed by the AFCFM; and 9) ensure thetrainee, at a minimum, meets all mandatory requirements asdefined in the Air Force Enlisted Classification Directory(AFECD), CFETP and the Air Force Job QualificationStandard (AFJQS) before submitting them for UpgradeTraining (UGT).


The trainer and supervisor may be the same person,but supervisors may assign someone else to provide training.How are trainers selected? (277)

Based on their experience and ability to provide instructionto the trainees. (Trainers must be qualified to perform thetask being taught and must have completed the Air ForceTraining Course.)


What are four trainer responsibilities? (277)

1) Planning, conducting and documenting training; 2) preparingand using teaching outlines or task breakdowns as necessary;3) developing evaluation tools; and 4) briefing thetrainee and supervisor on the training evaluation results.


Task certifiers provide third-party certification andevaluation on tasks identified by the Air Force CareerField Manager (AFCFM), if applicable. They must be atleast a SSgt with a 5-skill level or civilian equivalent, haveattended the Air Force Training Course and be capableof evaluating the task being certified. What are their responsibilities?(277)

They 1) conduct additional evaluations and certify qualification for those designated tasks; 2) develop or use existingevaluation tools and methods to determine the trainee's abilityand the training program's effectiveness; and 3) brief thetrainee, supervisor and trainer on the training evaluation results.


Why is training documentation important to personnelat all levels? (277)

Because it 1) validates the status of training and task qualification;2) defines the requirements for individual career progression;and 3) helps management assess mission capabilitiesand readiness.


Which AF Form is the standard folder used as atraining record, reflecting past and current qualificationsand determining training requirements? (278)

AF Form 623, Individual Training Record Folder (or electronicequivalent).


AF Form 623, Individual Training Record Folder, orelectronic equivalent, is returned to the member uponseparation, retirement, commissioning or promotion to__ , unless otherwise directed by the Air Force CareerField Manager (AFCFM) or when the form contains classifiedinformation. (278)

MS gt.


The __ identifies a specialty's life-cycle Educationand Training (E&T) requirements, training support resources,core and Home Station Training (HST), anddeployment/Unit Type Code (UTC) task requirements.(278)

Career Field Education and Training Plan (CFETP).


How do supervisors use the Career Field Educationand Training Plan (CFETP)? (278)

To plan, prioritize, manage and execute training within the career field.


Career Field Education and Training Plans (CFETP)are used to identify and certify all past and current qualifications.How are they maintained? (278)

1) Keep at least one copy of the entire CFETP (Parts I and II)in the workcenter for general access and Master TrainingPlan (MTP) development; 2) unless otherwise directed by theAir Force Career Field Manager (AFCFM), workcenter supervisorsmay file only Part II of the CFETP (with coverpage and identification page) in the AF Form 623 or equivalentform; and 3) file only the applicable sections (current/past qualifications and current upgrade duty positiontraining requirements) if the CFETP is divided into distinctsections such as aircraft, duty position or mission.


The Air Force Career Field Manager (AFCFM) approvesthe __ for a particular job type or duty positionwithin an AFS. (278)

Air Force Job Qualification Standard (AFJQS).


Which AF IMT documents a member's training progression,reflecting their status, counseling and breaks intraining? (278)

AF IMT 623A, On-the-Job Training Record ContinuationSheet, or automated version. (The supervisor and/or trainerand the trainee must sign and date all entries.)


AF IMT 797, Joh Qualification Standard Continuation/Command Job Qualification Standard (JQS), is a continuationof the Career Field Education and TrainingPlan (CFETP), Part II or Air Force Job QualificationStandard (AFJQS). What is its purpose? (278)

It defines locally assigned duty position, Home StationTraining (HST) and deployment/Unit Type Code (UTC)requirements not included in the CFETP, Part II.


Evaluators use AF IMT 803, Report of Task Evaluations,to conduct and document completion of task evaluationsduring training Staff Assistance Visits (SA V),when directed by the commander or when a task certificationrequires validation. How long are completed evaluationskept in the AF Form 623? (278)

Until upgraded or no longer applicable to the current dutyposition. (If evaluations are conducted for a single trainee bythe supervisor/trainer, or task certifier.)


Which AF IMT do supervisors use to document selectedtasks that require recurring training or evaluation?(278)

AF IMT 1098, Special Task Certification and RecurringTraining.


The Master Training Plan (MTP) employs a strategyusing a master task listing. What does the MTP accomplish?(278)

1) Ensures completion of all workcenter job requirements; 2)provides milestones for task and CDC completion; and prioritizes deployment/Unit Type Code (UTC), Home StationTraining (HST) tasks, upgrade and qualification tasks.


__ provide the information needed to satisfy thecareer knowledge component of OJT. (279)



What information must CDCs contain? (279)

Basic principles, techniques and procedures common to anAFSC. (They do not contain information on specific equipmentor tasks unless the specific equipment or task best illustratesa procedure or technique having utility to the entireAFSC.)


Who electronically publishes an AFSC listing ofCDC requirements, identifying all mandatory CDCs forskill-level upgrade? (279)

Headquarters Air University (HQ AU/ A4L).


If available, supervisors use CDCs to satisfy careerknowledge requirements for Upgrade Training (UGT).Must members take CDCs that become available afterthey enter UGT? (279)

Not unless specified by the Air Force Career Field Manager(AFCFM).


Who ensures trainees are enrolled in required CDCmaterial within 45 days (60 days for OS units) ofinprocessing? (279)

The Unit Training Manager (UTM). (He or she also issuesCDC material within 10 duty days ofreceipt to the supervisorand trainee, briefs them on its proper use and makes theentry in the trainee's AF IMT 623A, On-the-Job TrainingRecord Continuation Sheet, or equivalent automated trainingrecord.)


Supervisors determine CDC volume sequence ofstudy, set the overall course completion schedule anddevelop a tracking system to monitor progress. Traineesmust normally complete each volume within how manydays? (279)

30 days. (The Unit Training Manager (UTM) may grant anextension due to mission requirements. Air Reserve Component(ARC) and Individual Mobilization Augmentees (IMA)have 60 days.)


What action does the supervisor take if CDC materialis not completed as scheduled? (279)

He or she determines the reason for slow progress, counselsthe trainee, documents the counseling on AF IMT 623A ,On-the-Job Training Record Continuation Sheet, (or automatedversion) and places the trainee in supervised study.


CDC URE questions are a(n) __ book teachingdevice. (279)

Open book.


What actions does the supervisor take after the \...Itrainee answers the URE questions and transfers the answersto the field scoring sheet? (279)

The supervisor 1) scores the URE; 2) conducts review trainingon areas missed; 3) fills in the bottom of the scoringsheet; 4) places the field scoring sheet in the AF Form 623 orautomated training records; 5) counsels the trainee; and 6)documents AF IMT 623A or automated version.


Supervisors conduct a comprehensive review of theentire CDC with the trainee to prepare them for thecourse examination; and documents this review on AFIMT 623A or automated version. The supervisor notifiesthe __ to schedule/order the course examination. (279)

Unit Training Manager (UTM).


What action does the supervisor take if the traineereceives a satisfactory result on the CDC examination?(279)

The supervisor 1) scores the URE; 2) conducts review trainingon areas missed; 3) fills in the bottom of the scoringsheet; 4) places the field scoring sheet in the AF Form 623 orautomated training records; 5) counsels the trainee; and 6)documents AF IMT 623A or automated version.


The supervisor 1) scores the URE; 2) conducts review trainingon areas missed; 3) fills in the bottom of the scoringsheet; 4) places the field scoring sheet in the AF Form 623 orautomated training records; 5) counsels the trainee; and 6)documents AF IMT 623A or automated version.

Unit Training Manager (UTM).


What action does the supervisor take if the traineereceives a satisfactory result on the CDC examination?(279)

He or she conducts and documents review training, signs thecourse examination scorecard and places it in the trainee'sAF Form 623 or automated training records until the traineecompletes Upgrade Training (UGT) or qualification training.


What action does the unit commander take if thetrainee receives an unsatisfactory result on the CDC examination?(279)

He or she (with the help of the Unit Training Manager(UTM) or base training manager) interviews the supervisorand trainee to determine the reason for failure and correctiveaction required within 30 days of initial notification (90 daysfor Air Reserve Component (ARC) and Individual MobilizationAugmentees (IMA)). The supervisor documents thecounseling on AF IMT 623A or automated version, placesthe trainee in supervised review training and forwards a copyof the evaluation to the base training office.


When a trainee receives a second unsatisfactory resulton the CDC examination, the unit commander (withthe help of the Unit Training Manager (UTM) or basetraining manager) interviews the supervisor and traineewithin 30 days of initial notification (90 days for Air ReserveComponent (ARC) or Individual MobilizationAugmentees (IMA)) to determine the reason for failure.After reviewing the facts, what four courses of action areconsidered? (279)

The unit commander decides to 1) evaluate for possible CDCwaiver (do not place trainee into Training Status Code (TSC)T); 2) withdraw the Airman for failing to progress, place intoTSC T and pursue separation; 3) withdraw the Airman forfailing to progress, place into TSC T, request AFSC withdrawaland recommend retraining or return to a previouslyawarded AFSC; or 4) withdraw the Airman for failing toprogress, place into TSC T, reevaluate at 90 days and pursueeither option 1, 2 or 3 as appropriate.


Why was the CCAF activated? (280)

To gain academic recognition for technical training conductedby Air Force schools.


In what year was the CCAF activated? (280)



Enlisted members combine Air Force __ trainingwith general education course work from civilian accreditedcolleges to earn Associate of Applied Science (AAS)degrees. (280)



The CCAF is the largest community college in theworld. Where is its administrative center located? (280)

Maxwell-Gunter AFB, AL. (It is the only DoD communitycollege exclusively for enlisted personnel.)


Airmen may select any CCAF degree program. T/F(280)

False. (Individuals may only participate in degree programsdesigned for their Air Force occupation.)


Name the five general areas of study offered byCCAF. (280)

1) Logistics and Resources; 2) Public and Support Services;3) Allied Health; 4) Electronics and Telecommunications;and 5) Aircraft and Missile Maintenance.


When are enlisted personnel automatically registeredinto a CCAF degree program? (280)



Each CCAF degree program consists of __ semesterhours. (280)

64 semester hours.


What are the requirements for receiving a CCAFdegree? (280)

1) 64 semester hours; 2) a 5-level at the time of programcompletion; and 3) a minimum of 16 semester hours ofCCAF residency.


How many semester hours of general education requirements(Oral Communication, Written Communication,Math, Social Science and Humanities) are requiredfor a CCAF degree? (280-Tbl)

15 semester hours (three in each of the five subjects).


In addition to general education requirements, namethe four subject areas and semester hours needed tocomplete a CCAF degree. (280-Tbl)

l) Physical Education - four hours; 2) Technical Education -24 hours; 3) Leadership, Management, and Military Studies(LMMS)- six hours; and 4) Program Electives - 15 hours.


Blending Air Force technical training and educationwith industry-based skill sets and professional __ processesresults in a more diverse, qualified workforce.(281)



Although credentialing is a critical element of enlistedprofessional development, it has little effect upon transitionto civilian life. T/F (281)

False. (Individuals will possess highly valued skills in demandoutside the Air Force.)


CCAF researches and awards technical credits fordegree-relevant governmental and/or professional __ ,licensures and registries. (281)



Students may earn CCAF collegiate credit for certainnational professional credentials that are CCAFapprovedto satisfy what applicable requirements? (281)

Technical education and program elective requirements.


CCAF nationally recognized credentialing programshelp enlisted personnel broaden their professional development.How do these programs directly supportCCAF's mission? (281)

Credentialing enhances combat readiness, contributes torecruiting and retention, and supports career transitions.


The Air Force Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) CertificationProgram is for aircraft maintenance techniciansin specific occupational specialties. How does this programbenefit the Air Force? (281)

By bridging the gap between Air Force education, trainingand experience and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)eligibility requirements, this program broadens the skill setsand professional development of Air Force technicians.


The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and__ agreed to allow military appointees to administerall FAA certification knowledge tests to eligible militarypersonnel. (281)

Joint Service Aviation Maintenance Technician CertificationCouncil (JSAMTCC).


Who is eligible to take FAA certification knowledgetests free of charge? (281)

1) Active duty, guard and reserve component personnel ofthe US Armed Forces; 2) US military retirees; 3) US militarydependents; 4) DoD civilians; and 5) Department of Homeland Security (DHS) civilians.


Who is the CCAF Instructional Systems Development(ISD) Certification Program designed for? (281)

CCAF-assigned curriculum developers, writers and managers.(It validates the Education & Training (E&T) required todevelop and manage CCAF collegiate courses and the practicalexperience gained in planning, developing, implementingand managing instructional systems.)


Why must qualified instructors of collegiate-levelcredit-awarding courses in CCAF-affiliated schools completethe CCAF Instructor Certification (CIC) Program?(281)

It validates extensive faculty development training, education,qualifications and practical teaching experience requiredto teach a CCAF course.


Who is eligible for the CCAF Instructor Certification(CIC) Program? (281)

Qualified officer, enlisted, civilian and other service instructors.


The __ is offered by the CCAF to qualifiedNCOs, validating their advanced education and experiencein leadership and management, as well as professionalaccomplishments. (281)

The Professional Manager Certification (PMC) Program.


The Professional Manager Certification (PMC) Programprovides a structured professional developmenttrack that supplements EPME and the Career Field Educationand Training Plan (CFETP). T/F (281)



__ is designed to increase awareness of nationalprofessional credentialing and CCAF education opportunitiesfor all Air Force occupational specialties. (282)

CCAF Credentialing and Education Research Tool (CERT).


What kind of information does CCAF Credentialingand Education Research Tool (CERT) provide? (282)

Information on 1) specific occupational specialties; 2) civilianoccupational equivalencies; 3) CCAF degree programs;4) AFSC-related national professional credentials; 5) credentialingagencies; and 6) professional organizations.


The CCAF is a charter member of the Joint ServiceAviation Maintenance Technician Certification Council(JSAMTCC) and co-chairs the council. Who is also a cochair?(282)

Aircraft Maintenance Air Force Career Field Manager(AF/A4LF).


The DoD and US Coast Guard chartered the JointService Aviation Maintenance Technician CertificationCouncil (JSAMTCC) to __ the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant (A&P)certification authorization process for military personnel.(282)



The Joint Service Aviation Maintenance TechnicianCertification Council (JSAMTCC) serves as a functionaladvisory body to each respective US military service'saviation maintenance division and Headquarters, FederalAviation Administration (HQ FAA). What else does itdo? (282)

It represents military interests in future FAA decisions orpolicy changes affecting the Airframe and Powerplant (A&P)certification process, and promotes certification opportunitiesoffered by other nationally-recognized credentialing agenciesrelated to military aviation maintenance occupational specialties.


One of the responsibilities of the Joint Service AviationMaintenance Technician Certification Council(JSAMTCC) is to ensure the Federal Aviation Administration's(FAA) continued recognition of formal militaryaviation maintenance technical training and practicalexperience. What are the other six? (282)

1) Review aircraft maintenance technicians' training experiencefrom an FAA certification perspective; 2) serve as thefocal point for FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) certificateauthorization for military members; 3) maintain DoDand US Coast Guard continuity and relationship with HQ \......;FAA; 4) provide direction and resources necessary to ensuretechnicians meet FAA eligibility requirements; 5) develop,maintain and publish a policies and procedures manual tomaintain continuity; and 6) promote, develop and administerother certification programs deemed of value.


What Air Force website provides students with aone-stop-shop for all higher education needs? (282)

The Air Force Virtual Education Center (AFVEC).


What specific services are available on the Air ForceVirtual Education Center (AFVEC) website? (282)

1) CCAF transcript requests; 2) CCAF degree progress reports;3) access to the Civilian Course Conversion table; 4)personal education records, including courses taken, tuitioncaps and degree plans; and 5) online applications for militarytuition assistance.


How does the Air University Associate-toBaccalaureateCooperative Program (AU-ABC) alignwith the Air Force vision to provide distance learningand bachelor's degree opportunities for Airmen? (282)

It establishes partnerships between the Air Force and accreditedcivilian higher education institutions to link Airmen whohave completed associate degrees to "military supportive"baccalaureate programs via distance learning.


Air University Associate-to-Baccalaureate CooperativeProgram (AU-ABC) applies CCAF associate degreecredit toward baccalaureate degrees and requires participantsto complete no more than __ additional semesterhours. (282)

60 additional semester hours.


Who may participate in the Air University Associateto-Baccalaureate Cooperative Program (AU-ABC) program?(282)

Registrants serving in the active duty Air Force, AFR orANG.


Air University Associate-to-Baccalaureate CooperativeProgram (AU-ABC) degree requirements may becompleted after a student retires or separates from theAir Force. T/F (282)



Describe the three Air University Associate-toBaccalaureateCooperative Program (AU-ABC) programcategories. (283)

1) Category I - for Airmen who have completed a CCAFAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) degree; 2) Category II -primarily for Airmen currently pursuing a CCAF AAS degree;and 3) Category III - for baccalaureate programs thatrequire CCAF AAS graduates to complete more than 60semester hours of credit beyond the AAS but meet all otherAU-ABC specifications.


Which of the three Air University Associate-toBaccalaureateCooperative Program (AU-ABC) categoriesunconditionally guarantees that no more than 60semester hours of credit will be required to complete abaccalaureate degree? (283)

Category I.


What programs help defray off-duty educationcosts? (283)

Military Tuition Assistance (TA) , the Montgomery GI Bill(MGIB) and the Post-9-11 GI Bill.


What determines the maximim tuition and instructionalfees the Air Force will pay through the TuitionAssistance (TA) program? (283)

Hourly and annual caps established by DoDI 1322.25, VoluntaryEducation Programs, and AFI 36-2306, VoluntaryEducation Program.


Is any assistance available if tuition expenses exceedthe semester hourly and annual cap for Tuition Assistance(TA) benefits? (283)

Yes. (Students may use the top-up benefit from their MontgomeryGI Bill (MGIB) or Post 9/11 GI Bill.)


Does Tuition Assistance (TA) pay for textbooks?(283)



Eligible individuals who entered the service for thefirst time on or after 1 July 1985 are enrolled in whicheducational program? (283)

The Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB).


If you participate in the Montgomery GI Bill(MGIB), your pay is reduced by $ _ per month forthe first 12 months. (283)



Members who participate in the Montgomery GI Bill(MGIB) may also make a(n) $ _ additional contribution,adding a maximum of $5,400 to the total benefitpackage. (283)



When can you begin in-service use of the MontgomeryGI Bill (MGIB)? (283)

After two years of continuous active duty.


When do Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) benefits expire?(283)

10 years after separation or retirement.


The total Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) benefit isadjusted annually for cost of living. T/F (283-Note)



Eligible individuals who were on active duty on orafter 11 September 2001 may choose to enroll in whichnew GI Bill? (283)

Post-9-11 GI Bill.


The Post-9-11 GI Bill allows some Airmen to transferGI Bill benefits to __ if they have sufficientretainability. (283)



The details and benefits of the Post-9-11 GI Bill arethe same as the Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB). T/F (283)



Why should Airmen ask the VA for full details aboutthe Post-9-11 GI bill before moving to this program?(283)

The move is irrevocable.


You can earn up to __ free semester hours of collegecredit through examinations. (283)

60 free semester hours. (However, the number of semesterhours accepted by an academic institution depends on eachinstitution's policies.)


Name the two major free college credit exams availableto military personnel. (283-284)

Defense Activity for Nontraditional Education Support(DANTES) and the College-Level Examination Program(CLEP).


____ tests measure your college-level competency.(284

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP).


General College-Level Examination Program(CLEP) tests measure five basic areas required for collegefreshmen and sophomores: English composition,humanities, mathematics, natural science, and social scienceand history. What additional subject areas havetests available? (284)

Business, English literature, information systems, sociology,psychology, history, management and foreign language.


The Enlisted-to-Air Force Institute of Technology(AFIT) program enhances combat capability by augmentingcareer field core competencies. What does thisprovide? (284)

Highly proficient NCOs who are technically experienced intheir career field and highly educated through AFIT graduatedegree programs.


Where is the resident campus for the Enlisted-to-AirForce Institute of Technology (AFIT) master's degreeprograms located? (284)

Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.


Most Enlisted-to-Air Force Institute of Technology(AFIT) degree programs are __ months long. (284)

18 to 24 months.


To be nominated for the Enlisted-to-Air Force Instituteof Technology (AFIT) program, you must be an activeduty TSgt (or select) or above with a minimum ofeight years total active federal service. You must havecompleted 7 skill-level upgrade, a CCAF degree and abachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.What are the additional requirements? (284)

You must have no adverse quality force actions within the last 36 months, a minimum of 24 months Time on Station(TOS) and be able to obtain three years retainability from theprojected AFIT graduation date.


The Air Force Educational Leave of Absence(AFELA) program is for career Air Force military personnelonly. How is its use limited? (284)

It is only used when 1) an individual has completed as muchoff-duty education as possible; 2) completion of the programis not possible during the current assignment or with an educationaldeferment; or 3) it is necessary to accelerate academicrequirements to apply to an Air Force Institute ofTechnology (AFIT) degree or Air Force commissioning program.


May Air Force-appropriated funds be used to payfor tuition, fees, books or other supplies in connectionwith Air Force Educational Leave of Absence (AFELA)?(284)

No. (It may be advantageous to use leave, rather thanAPELA, since Tuition Assistance (TA) could be made available.In-service GI Bill education benefits may be used todefray tuition costs.)


Air Force Educational Leave of Absence (AFELA)participants have __ month(s) of additional obligatedservice for each month of the leave of absence. This newcommitment is in addition to any other preexisting periodof obligated service or active duty commitment. (284)

Two months.


While participating in Air Force Educational Leaveof Absence (AFELA), Air Force members are in educationalleave status and entitled to basic pay only, not aBasic Allowance for Housing (BAH) or Basic Allowancefor Subsistence (BAS). T IF (284)



Which commissioning program selects Airmen toattend a civilian educational institution full-time and remainon active duty for up to 36 months to complete theirbaccalaureate degree? (284)

Air Education and Commissioning Program (AECP).


Who is eligible to apply for a commission throughOfficer Training School (OTS)? (285)

Airmen with at least a baccalaureate's degree from an accreditedcollege or university.


Which commissioning program offers a cost-free,world-class education and guaranteed career with anactive duty service commitment? (285)

The US Air Force Academy (USAF A).


What are the US Air Force Academy (USAF A) eligibility requirements? (285)

1) US citizenship; 2) unmarried with no dependents; 3) goodmoral character; and 4) at least 17 but less than 22 years ofage by July 1 of the year of entry.


How may applicants who are not accepted to the USAir Force Academy (USAFA) have a second opportunityto receive an appointment as a USAF A cadet? (285)

Through an appointment to the preparatory school whereskills in math, English and general sciences are emphasized.


Which program offers active duty enlisted personnelthe opportunity to earn a commission while completingtheir bachelor's degree as an AFROTC cadet? (285)

The Scholarships for Outstanding Airmen to ROTC (SOAR)Program.


What action takes place once an Airman is selectedfor the Scholarships for Outstanding Airmen to ROTC(SOAR) program? (285)

He or she separates from the active duty Air Force, joins anAFROTC detachment and becomes a full-time college studentwith up to $15,000 per year in tuition and fees scholarships.He or she also receives an annual textbook allowanceand a monthly nontaxable stipend.


For how many years can the Scholarships for OutstandingAirmen to ROTC (SOAR) scholarship beawarded? (285)

Two to four years, depending upon how many years remainin the students' bachelor degree program.


Airmen must possess some college credits to applyfor the Scholarships for Outstanding Airmen to ROTC(SOAR) program. T/F (285)



Do all Scholarships for Outstanding Airmen toROTC (SOAR) scholarships have a tuition cap? (285)

No. (A limited number are offered without a cap.)


Upon graduation and completion of the Scholarshipsfor Outstanding Airmen to ROTC (SOAR) Program,students are commissioned as second lieutenants andreturned to active duty, typically within 60 days. Howlong is the active duty commitment? (285)

At least four years.


What commissioning program allows military membersto receive an AFROTC scholarship to attend thecollege or university of their choice (provided it offers anAFROTC program)? (285)

The AFROTC Airman Scholarship and Commissioning Program(ASCP.)


If selected for the AFROTC, Airman Scholarshipand Commissioning Program (AFROTC ASCP) program,members are discharged from active duty and enlistedinto what? (285)

The Air Force Inactive Obligated Reserve. (Upon completionof the degree and the AFROTC requirements, the membersreceive an Air Force commission.)