The Army (ADP 1) Flashcards Preview

NCO Board > The Army (ADP 1) > Flashcards

Flashcards in The Army (ADP 1) Deck (21):

What ADP cover the Army



What is the Army Profession

is a unique vocation of experts entrusted to defend the Constitution and the rights and interests of the American People


What is an Army Professional

is a member of the Army Profession who meets the Army's certification criteria of competence, character, and commitment


What does it mean to be a profession

is trusted members develop and apply expert knowledge as human expertise to render an essential service to society in a particular field.


What are five aspects apply to all professions

Professions provide a unique and vital serve to the society served, one it cannot provide itself.
Professions provide this service by applying expert knowledge and practice
Professions earn the trust of society because of effective and ethical application of their expertise.
Professions self-regulate; the police the practice of their members to ensure it is effective and ethical. This includes the responsibility for education and certifying professionals.
Professions are therefore granted significant autonomy and discretion in their practice of expertise on behalf of the society.


What five essential characteristics legitimize the Army as a military profession

Trust, military expertise, honorable service, esprit de corps, and stewardship


As a unique military profession, the Army is built upon as ethos of trust. What are four other essential characteristics of our profession?

Military expertise, honorable service espirit de corps, and stewardship


In which domains do U.S. forces operate?

Air, land, sea, space, and cyberspace domains


Why is the land domain the most complex of the domains?

Because it addresses humanity--it's cultures, ethnicity, religions, and politics.


What is the most important determinant of combat power?



What is the US Army's greatest stragetic assest; providing depth, versatility, and unmatched expierence to the joint force?

the all-volunteer force


What three strategic roles does the Army Vision capture?

Prevent, shape, and win.


Title 10, USC, establishes basic structure of the Army. What forces make up the Army?

One regular army, two reserve components: the regular army, the army reserve and the national guard. Army civilians support all three components.


What is the function of the operating force?

Operating forces consist of units organized, trained, and equipped to deploy fight.


What is the function of the generating force

The generating force mans, trains, equips, deploys, and ensures the readiness of all army forces


What five sets of characteristics will enhance the army's operational adaptability?

Depth and versatility
Adaptive and innovative
Flexibility and agility
Integrated and synchronized
Lethal and discriminate


What is the evolving set of laws, values, and beliefs, deeply embedded within the core of the army culture and practiced by all members of the army profession to motivate and guide the appropriate conduct of individual members bound together in common moral purpose?

The army ethic


What is the core intangible needed by the army inside and outside the profession



With time, what becomes the catalyst to developing trust between soldiers?

The army values


What are the two communities of practice the army profession recognizes?

The profession of arms and army civilian corps


What is the hallmark of units with high esprit de corps

Discipline and pride