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1

When was the code of conduct established?

17 August 1955

2

What Army regulation covers the code of conduct?

Was AR 350-30, now AR 525-28

3

If you were to become a prisoner of war (POW), what information would you be required to give?

Name, rank; service number; date of birth

4

Which article of the Code pertains to escape and evasion?

Article 3 of the COC

5

When was the COC Amended?

May 1988

6

How many articles are in the COC?

6

7

What is the first sentence Article 1?

"I am an American, fighting in the forces which guard my country and our way of life.

8

What should prisoners be searched for?

Hidden weapons and documents of intelligence value

9

Does the COC apply to soldiers held by terrorists during peacetime?

Yes

10

What is the main purpose of the Geneva Convention?

It provides rules that prisoners of war must be treated humanely. Specifically forbidden are violence to life and person, cruel treatment and torture, outrages on personal dignity (in particular, humiliating and degrading treatment)

11

Under the Geneva Convention rules, can a person worship as he pleases?

Yes

12

What document supports the COC?

Manual for Courts- Martial under Uniform Code of Military Justice

13

What does SERE stand for?

Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape

14

What was the reason that the COC was developed?

To provide a mental defense for U.S. POWs to use to resist enemy POW management practices