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What ADP/ADRP covers The Army?

ADP/ADRP 1

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What is the Army Profession?

The Army Profession is a unique vocation of experts certified in the design, generation, support, and ethical application of landpower, serving under civilian authority and entrusted to defend the Constitution and the rights and interests of the American people.

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What is an Army Professional?

An Army professional is a member of the Army Profession who meets the Army’s certification criteria of competence, character, and commitment.

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What does it mean to be a Profession?

A profession is a trusted self-policing and relatively autonomous vocation whose members develop and apply expert knowledge as human expertise to render an essential service to society in a particular field

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What five aspects apply to all professions?

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

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What five essential characteristics legitimize the Army as a military profession?

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

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

Military expertise, honorable service, esprit de corps, and stewardship.

8

In which domains do U.S. forces operate?

Air, land, maritime, space, and cyberspace domains.

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

Because it addresses humanity—its cultures, ethnicities, religions, and politics.

10

What is the most important determinant of combat power?

Leadership.

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What is the US Army’s greatest strategic asset; providing depth, versatility, and unmatched experience to the joint force?

The all-volunteer force.

12

What three strategic roles does The Army Vision capture?

Prevent, shape, and win.

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What are the 11 Primary Missions of the U.S. Armed Forces?

• Counter terrorism and irregular warfare.• Deter and defeat aggression.• Project power despite anti-access/area denial challenges.• Counter weapons of mass destruction.• Operate effectively in cyberspace.• Operate effectively in space.• Maintain a safe, secure, and effective nuclear deterrent.• Defend the homeland and provide support to civil authorities• Provide a stabilizing presence.• Conduct stability and counterinsurgency operations.• Conduct humanitarian, disaster relief, and other operations.

14

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

One Regular Army and two Reserve Components: the Regular Army, the Army Reserve, and theArmy National Guard of the United States. Army Civilians support all three components.

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What is the function of the Operating Force?

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

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What is the function of the Generating Force?

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

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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.

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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.

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What is the core intangible needed by the Army inside and outside the profession.

Trust.

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

The Army Values.

21

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

The Profession of Arms and Army Civilian Corps.

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What is the hallmark of units with high esprit de corps?

Discipline and pride.