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Coast Guard is organized into how many regions?

2, Atlantic and Pacific
pg. E5-2

1

Who commands the Atlantic Area and the Pacific Area?

Vice Admirals
pg. E5-2

2

Districts are commanded by?

Rear Admirals
pg. E5-3

3

Larger cutters (over 180 feet in length) are under control of who?

Area Commanders
pg. E5-4

4

A "cutter" is basically any CG vessel ____ feet in length or greater

65.
pg. E5-4

5

Cutters at or under 180 feet in length come under control of?

District Commaders
pg. E5-4

6

How many units report directly to Headquarters?

35
pg. E5-5

7

Traditionally, our role in wartime has been to?

Augment the Navy with cutters and manpower
pg. E5-6

8

When did Congress authorized the capture of armed French vessels?

May 28, 1798
pg. E5-7

9

Cutters captured ____ prizes unaided during Quasi War

18
pg.E5-8

10

During the Quasi War which cutter captured 10 prizes, one of which carried 44 guns and 200 men, three times her own force?

Pickering
pg. E5-8

11

Which cutter recaptured the American vessels Nancy and Mehitable in a memorable fight in 1799?

Eagle
pg. E5-8

12

What was The Coast Guard's role during the War of 1812?

augmenting the Navy with shallow-draft craft
pg. E5-8

13

What cutter capture the first prize of the war of 1812?

Jefferson.
pg. E5-8

14

When did Congress declared war with Mexico?

May 13, 1846.
pg. E5-9

15

Which cutter is credited with firing the first naval shots of the Civil War?

Harriet Lane
pg. E5-10

16

During the Civil War, our cutters in the Navy's service performed what kind of duty along the Atlantic coast?

Blockade Duty
pg. E5-10

17

When did Spain declared war against the U.S?

April 24, 1898
pg. E5-11

18

What cutter served as the escort and dispatch boat with Commodore George Dewey's Asiatic Squadron?

The McCulloch
pg. E5-11

19

In what war did the the entire Coast Guard manpower, vessels, and units...was transferred to the Navy?

WWI April 2, 1917
pg. E5-12

20

What were some of the Coast Guard duties during WWI?

escort and patrol duties in the Mediterranean
pg. E5-12

21

When was the cutter Tampa torpedoed?

Sept. 26, 1918
pg. E5-12

22

With concern over the possibility of sabotage and accidents was profound during WWI, what did the Treasury Departement established?

Coast Guard Captain of the Port offices
pg. E5-12

23

Following the outbreak of war in Europe in 1939, when did port security mission began?

June 22, 1940
pg. E5-13

24

What Act gave the Coast Guard jurisdiction over ships carrying explosives and dangerous cargoes?

Dangerous Cargo Act
pg. E5-13

25

When did the Coast Guard seized 28 Italian, 2 German, and 35 Danish merchant ships?

WWII March 1941
pg. E5-13

26

When was the Coast Guard given responsibility for cold- weather operations in Greenland?

April 9, 1941
pg. E5-13

27

During WWII Coast Guard-manned ships sank ____ enemy submarines

11
pg. E5-13

28

During WWII Coast Guard cutters and aircraft were credited with sinking how many German U boats?

12
pg. E5-13

29

During WWII Coast Guard craft rescued more than ________ survivors of torpedo attacks off the U.S. coast

1500
pg. E5-14

30

In what war was the Coast Guard's role was marginal, primarily one of support?

Korean War
pg. E5-15

31

In what war were Shallow-draft warships and operating expertise in coastal waters were needed for the interdiction of trawlers?

Vietnam War.
pg. E5-16

32

How many Coast guardsmen served in Vietnam?

8000 and 56 cutters
pg. E5-16

33

During the Vietnam War, To block infiltration, Coast Guard units boarded almost ________ junks and sampans.

250,000
pg. E5-16

34

For Operation Desert Shield a total of ______ Coast Reservists where called.

950
pg. E5-17

35

What war, was the first time in the Coast Guard Reserve's 50-year history that involuntary overseas mobilization occurred?

Operation Desert Shield
pg. E5-17

36

Federal lifesaving service began to take shape in?

1848
pg. E5-21

37

The purchase of _______ in 1867 greatly expanded the Coast Guard's environmental responsibilities

Alaska
pg. E5-23

38

The Fishery Conservation and Management Act of _____ created a ______ mile offshore fishing zone to be controlled by the U.S.

1976 and 200
pg. E5-23

39

What did the Coast Guard create in 1973 to combat oil spills?

National Strike Force
pg. E5-24

40

When was the first narcotics seizure recorded?

1890
pg. E5-26

41

What was the driving force for establishing the International Ice Patrol?

The sinking of the Titanic
pg. E5-27

42

When was the RCS was tasked with maintaining the International Ice Patrol?

Feb 7, 1914
pg. E5-27

43

The only Coast Guard-manned light station in the U.S. today is?

Boston Harbor
pg. E5-28

44

Who served 39 years at the Lime Rock Lighthouse, saving 18 lives?

Ida Lewis
pg. E5-29

45

Who was awarded both the Medal of Honor and the Gold Lifesaving Medal?

Marcus Hanna
pg. E5-29

46

What U.S. Code cites that the Coast Guard is a military service?

Title 14
pg. E5-30

47

The Coast Guard Reserve is a part-time force, composed of approximately _______ specially trained people

8,000
pg. E5-31

48

When was the Coast Guard Reserve established?

Feb 19, 1941
pg. E5-31

49

What law enacted on November 23, 1942, established the Women's Reserve as a branch of the Coast Guard?

Public Law 773
pg. E5-31

50

Where was the first organized Coast Guard Reserve unit was formed?

Boston October 1950
pg. E5-32

51

When was the Coast Guard Auxiliary created?

June 23, 1939
pg. E5-33

52

What are the four Coast Guard Auxiliary units?

Flotilla, Divisions, District Regions, National
pg. E-5-36

53

A flotilla consists of how many qualified memembers?

15 or more
pg. E5-37

54

A Division is usually composed of how many flotillas?

5 or more
pg. E5-37

55

When was the U.S Coast Guard officially transfered to DHS?

March 1, 2003
pg. E5-38

56

What are the Coast Guard's homeland security roles?

Safeguard, Maintain, Ensure, Protect and Coordinate
pg. E5-38

57

What year did the first 5 African American women entered the SPAR?

1945
pg. E5-40

58

Who were the first 5 African American women that entered the SPAR?

Hooker, Byrd, Mosely, Cooke and Cumberbatch
pg. E5-40

59

Who was the first E-9 in the Coast Guard?

Master Chief Kerwin. Nov 1, 1958
pg. E5-40

60

Who was the first Master Chief of the Coast Guard?

BMCM Calhoun 1969
pg. E5-41

61

When were all officer career fields and enlisted ratings are open to women?

1978
pg. E5-41

62

When did the revenue Cutter Service and the U.S. Life Saving Service merged?

January 28, 1915
pg. E5-42

63

Who was a two-time winner of the Gold Lifesaving Medal?

Frederick Hatch
pg. E5-43

64

Who was credited with saving more than 600 lives, he earned two gold medals, three silver?

Joshua James
pg. E5-43

65

Who single-handedly rescued ten people from the grounded ship, Priscilla, on August 18, 1899?

Rasmus S. Midgett
pg. E5-43

66

Who provided a shield and covering fire, and helped evacuate 500 besieged Marines from a beach at Point Cruz?

Duglas Munro
pg. E5-45

67

Who are the Coast Guard Navy Cross Medal winners?

Best, Russell and Evans
pg. E5-45

68

For CWO Applicants minimum eligibility requirements for appointment to warrant grade must be completed by?

Jan 1st.
pg. E5-50

69

A CWO applicant must be a member of the Coast Guard or Coast Guard Reserve
with at least _______ years total active service in the U.S. Armed Forces...the last _____years with the Coast Guard

8 and 4
pg. E5-51

70

OCS age?

21-26. Recruiting SOP is 21-30
pg. E5-52

71

PPEP age?

21-32
pg. E5-53

72

Coast Guard Academy age?

18-22
pg. E5-53

73

Aviation services are provided by how many aviators?

800
pg. E5-55

74

aircrews fly various types of the Coast Guard's inventory of approximately how many aircrafts?

200 plus
pg. E5-55

75

When is a list of significant achievements or aspects of performance due to supervisors?

No later than 14 days before then end of marking period.
pg. E5-59

76

When are the completed employee review due to the Marking official?

9 days prior the end of marking period
pg. E5-59

77

When should supervisors counsel the evaluee on the employee review after the Approving Official has completed his or her actions?

not later than 21 days after the end of marking period.
pg. E5-59

78

Approving Official's decision on advancement recommendation is _______ and _____________

final and can't be appealed.
pg. E5-62

79

Regular Employee Reviews Schedule for E1-E2?

January and July
pg. E5-64

80

Regular Employee Reviews Schedule for E-3?

February and August
pg. E5-64

81

Regular Employee Reviews Schedule for E4?

March and September
pg. E5-64

82

Regular Employee Reviews Schedule for E5?

April and October
pg. E5-64

83

Regular Employee Reviews Schedule for E6?

May and November
pg. E5-64

84

Regular Employee Reviews Schedule for E7?

September
pg. E5-64

85

What are the two types of reviews for enlisted personnel?

Regular and Special
pg. E5-64 and 65

86

What kind of Employee Review is required for Advancement to E7 or above?

Special
pg. E5-66

87

What kind of Employee Review is required if Awarded non-judicial punishment?

Special
pg. E5-66

88

Detachment of an Approving Official who directly supervises an evaluee, requires what kind of Employee Review?

Special
pg. E5-66

89

What are the important aspects of effective counseling?

developing goals and objectives for improvement.
pg. E5-70

90

Tuition Assistance will pay tuition up front for courses less than?

18 weeks long
pg. E5-81

91

The Coast Guard Foundation Enlisted Education Grant program is for active duty personnel in pay grades E-3 to E-9 with how many years of service?

2 years or more.
pg. E5-81

92

The Coast Guard Foundation Enlisted Education Grant program grants up to $_______?

350 per year
pg. E5-81

93

Approximately ________ of colleges and universities in the United States give credit for successful completion of CLEP exams.

2/3
pg. E5-84

94

When are Reports of Surveys are required?

when an item on the Property Report becomes lost, damaged, or destroyed.
pg. E5-88

95

When is a Report of Survery not required?

value is less than $500.
pg. E5-88

96

What is the Report of Survey form

CG-5269
pg. E5-88

97

On your DD-214 where can you find a list of all your military training?

Block 14
pg. E5-91

98

Where can you access all your training records?

Direct Access
pg. E5-91

99

What is the Short Term Training Request form?

CG-5223
pg. E5-97

100

A micro purchase for the acquisiotn of supplies shall not exceed _________ dollars

3000
E5-101

101

A micro purchase for the acquisiotn of services shall not exceed _________ dollars

2500
pg. E5-101

102

If the total amount of purchase exceeds the micro purchase threshold, how many quotes are required?

3
pg. E5-101

103

PRs for construction requests are limited to how much?

$2000
pg. E5-101

104

What do Most of the problems relative to the PDE involve?

Sea Duty points, Missing Data and Missing Award Points.
pg. E5-104

105

What are the most common finding upon initial testing of a confined space?

Low oxygen, explosive vapors, and toxic fumes
pg. E5-110

106

How many types of directives?

5
pg. E5-139

107

What kind of directive gets reviewed and validated every 4 years?

Instructions
pg. E5-139

108

What directive Remain in effect until replaced or canceled by the originator or
higher authority?

Instructions
pg. E5-139

109

What directive contains 25 or more pages?

Manuals
pg. E5-139

110

What directive Are reviewed annually by originators and canceled when no longer
applicable?

Manuals
pg. E5-139

111

What directive is a Permanet type of instruction?

Manual
pg. E5-139

112

What directive is Automatically cancelled after 12 months if earlier cancellation
date not specified?

Notice
pg. E5-140

113

What directive has no defined format?

SOP
pg. E5-140

114

CGMS potential Speed Of Service Objective (SOSO) codes are?

Flash (Z) as fast as possible within 10 mins
Immediate (O) within 30 mins
Priority (P) within 3 hours
Routine (R) within 6 hours
pg. E5-151

115

What are the 2 types of CGMS messages?

Unclassified and Classified
pg. E5-155

116

What are the categories of Classified messages?

Top Secret, Secret and Confidential
pg. E5-156

117

How often are paygrade specific surveys?

6 years
M1510.2 pg. 2-3

118

Who is the principal advocate for enlisted personnel and a key stakeholder in the E-PME system?

Master Chief of the Coast Guard
M1510.2 pg. 2-4

119

This was the first time ever that steamboats were used in a war?

Mexican-American War
pg. E5-9

120

How many leadership competencies in the Coast Guard?

28
pg. E6-1

121

What is not to be used as judicial punishment or NJP?

EMI
pg. E6-8

122

How long must EMI last per day?

Less than 2 hours
pg. E6-9

123

EMI does not deprive the enlisted person of what?

Normal Liberty
pg. E6-9

124

EMI must not be assiged on what day?

Enlisted member sabbath day
pg. E6-9

125

in order to perform probable cause searches, a petty officer must be performing the following duties?

Shore Patrol, Military Police, Investigative and Guard
pg. E6-10

126

Under court martial rule 315 who must grant the search authorization?

CO or judge
pg. E6-10

127

How many different "types" of Administrative Remarks that may be entered on a CG-3307?

7
pg. E6-12

128

What is the Administrative Remarks Sheet?

CG-3307
pg. E6-12

129

How many Performance and Discipline entries are there on the CG-3307?

33
pg. E6-12

130

Where can you find all the information and requirements concerning the enlisted advancement?

COMDTINST M1000.2 (series), Chapter 3, Section A
pg. E6-16

131

How many years in present pay grade is required to be advanced each step from E-6 through E-9?

2 years
pg. E6-17

132

E-8 advancement requires ______ years minimum active service?

10
E6-17

133

E-9 advancement requires _____ years minimum active service?

12
E6-17

134

E-4 and E-5 advancements require _____ consecutive months of satisfactory conduct

12
pg. E6-19

135

E-6 and above advancements require ______ consecutive months of satisfactory conduct

24
E6-19

136

What gives the Commandant authority to frock Coast Guard enlisted personnel?

Section 632, Title 14
pg. E6-19

137

Who did the Commandant designated as the sole authority for frocking of enlisted personnel?

CGPC-epm2
pg. E6-19

138

What is the award recommendation form?

CG1650
pg. E6-21

139

How many steps in the award recommendation process?

Seven
1. Gather performance data
2. Develop a performance bullet
3. Decide on the level of award
4. Draft the citation
5. Edit the citation
6. Complete CG1650.pdf
7. Submit the award package
pg. E6-21

140

When deciding on the level of award, what is required for a Meritorious Service Medal?

one-page summary of action
pg. E6-22

141

Romantic Relationships between members are unacceptable when, Members are assigned to the same small shore unit with how many assigned members?

Less than 60
pg. E6-40

142

A Human Relations Council is required when the unit has ______ or more full time personnel?

25
pg. E6-44

143

How often is Human Relations Awareness Training conducted?

Triennially
pg. E6-46

144

How often is Sexual Harrassment Training conducted?

Annually
pg. E6-38

145

How many Reserver Component Catergories are there?

3
Ready Reserves, Standby Rerserves and Retired Reserves
pg. E6-48

146

Who is considered Ready Reserves?

SELRES (Selected Reserves) and IRR (Individual Ready Reserves)
pg. E6-48

147

What type of training are SELRES members authorized?

IDT (Inactive Duty Training) and ADT (Active Duty Training)
pg. E6-48

148

How many days of IDT and ADT are SELRES members authorized per year?

48 IDT and 12 ADT per year
pg. E6-48

149

Who may voluntarily participate in Reserve training programs (i.e., IDT or ADT) for retirement points only, without pay?

Members in the IRR
pg. E6-49

150

Where can you find a listing of publications in use by the Coast Guard?

Directives, Publications and Reports Index (DPRI), COMDTNOTE 5600.
pg. E6-53

151

How many steps in ORM?

Seven
1.Define Mission Task
2.Identify Hazards
3.Assess Risk
4.Identify Options
5.Evaluate Risk vs Gain
6.Execute Decision
7.Monitor Situation
pg. E6-58

152

During the ORM process, To ensure effective hazard identification, you need to consider these basic categories?

Equipment, Personnel and Environment.
pg. E6-59

153

During ORM process, what methods are used to Assess the Risks?

SPE= Severity, Probability and Exposure
GAR= Green, Amber and Red
pg. E6-59

154

When did the Coast Guard begin using battle streamers?

1968

155

How many major Headquarters report to the Commandant?

15
pg. E7-6

156

The nautical origin of the Chief Petty Officer goes back to when?

April 1, 1893
pg. E7-11

157

Earlier use of the title "Chief" can be traced back to when?

Civil war era 1865
pg. E7-11

158

When did Congress officially approved and established the Coast Guard's Chief Petty Officer grade?

May 18, 1920
pg. E7-11

159

What enacted the pay grades of E8 and E9?

Public Law 85-422, May 1958
pg. E7-12

160

The first Coast Guard chiefs were the former station keepers from what service?

Life Saving Service
pg. E7-12

161

When did the he 55th U.S. Congress officially approved and established the Coast Guard's Chief Petty Officer grade?

May 18, 1920
pg. E7-11

162

The nautical origin of the Chief Petty Officer goes back to when?

April 1, 1893
pg. E7-11

163

Earlier use of the title "Chief" can be traced back to when?

1865, civil war era
pg. E7-11

164

What is the single most important variable in the Coast Guard's Enlisted Career Development Program?

Senior and Master Chiefs set the example to the entire fleet.
pg. E7-13

165

A chief walks a fine line between ________, _________ and _________

Leader, Mentor and Technical Expert
pg. E7-15

166

What are the dimmensions allowable earings?

4-6mm ( 1/8 inch to 1/4 inch in diameter)
pg. E7-18

167

What colors are allowed for briefcases?

black, navy blue and dark brown
pg. E7-19

168

If assigned as a Mast Representative what are your duties?

You may question witnesses, submit questions to be asked to witnesses, present evidence, make a plea for lineancy and make statements geard to the CO.
pg. E7-26

169

If assigned as a Preliminary Inquiry Officer what are your duties?

Ensure 4910 is properly completed, Review suspected offenses, Questions witnesses, Collect Evidence
pg. E7-26

170

As a Preliminary Inquiry Officer what recommendations can you make?

Captains Mast, Dismissal, Trial by court martial or Negative page 7
pg. E7-28

171

What kind of budget the Coast Guard uses?

Zero Based Budgeting
pg. E7-43

172

What does S.T.A.A.R mean? when talking about ORM

Spread Out, Transfer, Avoid, Accept and Reduce
pg. E7-49

173

What UCMJ article provides the right of the accused to remain silent throughout the process and to not answer questions or make any statement?

31

174

What UCMJ article gives the authority to Commanding Officers to impose non-judicial punishment (NJP) at captain's mast?

15

175

Members who receive NJP may appeal within how many days of the punishment being imposed?

5

176

General Courts Martial members?

military judge and at least five members

177

Special Courts-Martial members?

Military judge and at least 3 members

178

Summary Courts-Martial members

One member LDCR or above

179

What were the CG first 10 cutters?

1. South Carolina 6. Argus
2. Massachusetts 7. Active
3. Virginia 8. Scammel
4. Vigilant 9. Diligence
5. General Green 10. Eagle

180

The performance evaluation factors are grouped into how many categories and what are they?

Performance, Leadership. Military, Professional Qualities and Conduct

181

What are the competency factors under Performance for E7 and above?

1.Professional/Specialty Knowledge
2. Professional Development
3. Admin Ability
4. Organization
5. Using Resources
6. Monitoring Work
7. Safety and Occupational Health
8. Stamina
9. Communicating
pg. E7-31

182

What are the competency factors under Leadership for E7 and above?

1. Working with others
2. Responsabilities
3. Motivation towards advancement
4. Setting the example
5. Evaluations
6. Developing Subordinates
7. Work life sensitivity

183

What are the competency factors under Military?

1. Uniform
2. Grooming
3. Customs and Courtesy

184

What are the competeny factors under Professional Qualities?

1. Health and Well Being
2. Integrity
3. Loyalty
4. Respecting Others
5. Human Relations
6. Adaptability

185

What are the current commandant's 4 principles?

1. Ready the Service
2. Honor our Profession
3. Stregthen our Partnerships
4. Respect our Shipmates

186

What are the roles of the Coast Guard?

1. Maritime Safety
2. Maritime Security
3. Maritime Stewardship

187

What are the primary missions under Maritime Safety?

1. Marine Safety
2. Search and Rescue

188

What are the primary missions unders Maritime Security?

1. Illegal Drug Interdiction
2. Undocumented migrants interdiction
3. Defense Readiness
4. Port, Waterways and Coastal Security

189

What are the primary missions under Maritime Stewardship?

1. Living Marine Resources
2. Environmental Protection
3. Fisheries
4. Aids to Navigation
5. Ice Operations

190

How many vertical strips on the Coast Guard Ensign and what do they mean?

16 and they represent the number of states forming the Union at that time.

191

What tag prohibits operation of equipment that could jeopardize safety of personnel or endanger equipment, systems, or components?

Danger Tag (red)

192

What tag is used to provide temporary special instructions or indicate that unusual caution must be exercised to operate a particular piece of equipment?

Caution Tag (yellow)

193

What tag is used to identify instruments that will not correctly indicate parameters, because the instruments are either defective or isolated from the system?

Out of Commission (red)

194

What tag is used to identify instruments that are out of calibration and will not accurately indicate parameters?

Out of Calibration (orange)

195

What are some common places where a "Right to Know Station" or MSDS can be found?

paint lockers, engine rooms, auxiliary machinery spaces, and cleaning gear lockers.

196

When did the navy acquired their first rate insignia?

1841

197

What step in the ORM process do you use the STAAR model?

Identify Options
pg.