What cutter fired the 1st naval shots of the civil war?
CG Cutter Harriet Lane
What lighthouse was the only manned lighthouse of the CG?
Boston Harbor Light
What regulation states the CG has a military service?
Title 14 USC
When were Auxiliary given ratings, rank and uniforms?
After WWII
Who was the CG 1st E-10?
BMCM Charles Calhoon (1969)
What were OIC’s used to be called?
Wreck Masters
When did the RCS and LSS merge to form the CG?
1915
What event started the International Ice Patrol?
The sinking of the Titanic
What CG cutter was the first of the Keeper Class?
Ida Lewis
Supervisors must route EER to marking official within how many days?
9 days
When is a special EER completed?
NJP or Court Martial and for advancement to E-7
In what year did women integrate into active duty and the reserves?
1973
Cutters over what size are under the control of area?
180 feet
Who were the first uniformed women to serve in the CG?
1918 twin sisters Genevieve and Lucille Baker
Who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions at Guadal Canal in Aug 1942?
Douglas Munro
What is the age limitation for OCS candidates?
between 21-26
What was the CG role during the Korean War?
Marginal and mainly a supportive role
Cutters less than how many feet are under District’s control?
180 feet
Who was the 1st African American women to enter the SPARS?
Olivia Hooker 1945
These are reviewed annually
Manuals
These are normally cancelled every 12 months.
notes
What is the purpose of the DPRI?
To list current CG Directives
When is the @ sign not appropriate?
CGMS Message
What was the purpose of CG cutters in 1974?
Cutters were charged with preventing slavery
CG property is considered to fall under what security classification?
FOUO
Report Surveys are not required when?
Property is less than 500.00
When were all jobs opened to women in the CG?
1978
What were the 10 original cutters of the RCS?
Diligence, Vigilant, Virginia, Argus,Active, General Green, Scammel, South Carolina, Eagle, Massachusetts
Who created the journalist rating?
Alex Haley retired as a journalist in 1959
How many field units report directly to HQ?
35
When did the SPARS form?
Nov 23, 1942
What service began to take shape in 1848?
Federal Life Saving Service
What CG members lead LANT and PAAREA’s?
3 star Admirals
What does SPE stand for?
Severity X Probability X Exposure
In what war was the CG given the responsibility for cold-wx ops in Greenland and sank 11 enemy subs?
WWII
Who was the 1st CG E-9?
YNCM Jack Kerwin 1958
What CG Members are in charge of MLC’s and Districts?
1 or 2 Star
What is the most important signature on a PR?
Certificate of funds availability
What is the CG-5269?
Report of Survey
What is a DOT F 4200.1.2CG?
PR Form
What is a CG-1650?
Page 7
What is a CG-5323?
Request for allowance change
What is a CG-4428?
Request for Directives
In what war did the CG Cutter Jefferson capture the first prize?
War 1812
Who is Joshua James?
Credited for saving 600 lives
What War was first to use steamships and used the CG for scouting, convoy, towing and blockading harbors?
Mexican-American War
What War used the CG Cutter McColluch to fight in the battle of the Manila Bay and later escorted Commodore Dewey’s Squadron, also guarding East to West coasts ports form attack?
Spanish-American War
What War used oceangoing cutters for Navy and CG surveillance ops?
Vietnam War
The DPRI consists of how many chapters?
7
In 1871 the LSS was reborn under who?
The leadership of Sumner L. Kimball
What is the CG-3307 form and under what circumstances is it used?
Admin Remarks Form: accession, assignment, transfer, advancement, reductions, performance, discipline, separation, bonus programs
What is the CG-1650 form?
Award Recommendation form
Break down

COMDTINST M1000.6A

Originator: COMDT
Inst- Directive
M- Manual
1000- SSIC
a-second addition
What is SSIC?
Standard subject identification code
What form is used for resident training?
CG-5223
What is form JOTFOC used for?
Justification for other than full and open competition
(PR Request)
What is COMDTINST M4500.5?
Property MGMT Manual
What are the password requirements?
8 characters, two numeric
expires 90 days
What is DD Form 1351-2 used for?
Travel Claim

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What is COMDTINST M5216.4c?
Correspondence Manual
EER Worksheet Number
CG-3788A / B
What cite is for the “Right to Know station”?
29 CFR 1910.1200(e)(8)
What is the order of precedence?
Distinguished Service Medal / UnitCom
Legion of Merit / Mert. Unit
CG Medal /Mert. Team
CommendationMedal /ConductAchievement Medal / National
Personnel Manual
COMDTINST M1000.6
Ethical Conduct Manual
COMDTINST M5370.8
PCS Worksheets
Departing / Sep PSC-2000
Travel Entitlement PSC-2003
Advances Wkst PSC 2010
What manual number is for Uniform Regs?
COMDTINST M102.6
Boat Crew Seamanship Manual
COMDTINST M16114.5
CG Rescue and Survival Systems Manual
COMDTINST M1414.8
The CG was considered the only armed force afloat until when?
The Navy was established in 1798
Who was awarded the Medal of Honor during the Civial War and later awarded the Gold Life Saving Medal?
Marcus Hanna
When did the CG transfer to the Navy for the 1st time?
WWI
When did CG Cutters augment the Navy?
Vietnam War
What mission was a result from the Refuse Act of 1899?
Mission to protect waterways from pollution
How many CG units report to HQ?
35 units
What War did Congress authorize the capture of armed French Vsls hovering off the US Coast?
Quasi-War
What was the first time steamboats were used in a war?
Mexican-American War
On what date was the CGC Tampa torpedoes by a German Submarine
Sept. 26, 1918
What surfman directed seven pax thru surf and carried 3 others to safety earning the Gold Life Saving Medal?
Rasmus S. Midgett
What is considered to be a Class B Mishap?
200,000-1,000,000
What is considered to be a Class A Mishap?
1,000,000+
What are the three categories of Leadership?
Self
Working with others
Performance
To become a CWO in the armed forces, how many yrs do you need to serve?
8 yrs. Last 4 CG
What is considered to be a Class D Mishap?
10,000-20,000
What is considered to be a Class C mishap?
20,000-200,000
A micro purchase is under
2,500
What are the seven steps in operational risk mgmt?
Define Mission Identify Hazards
Assess Risks Identify Options
Evaluate risk vs gain
Execute decisions monitor situ
A Report Survey is needed for inventory items over
500.00
PR construction projects are limited to how much?
2000
A PR value limit for ordering supplies cannot exceed what?
3000
A PR value limit for services cannot exceed what?
2500
Some examples of headquarters units are:
• Aircraft Repair and Supply Center; Elizabeth City, NC
• Aviation Training Center; Mobile, AL
• Finance Center; Chesapeake, VA
• CG Academy; New London, CT
• CG Institute; Oklahoma City, OK
• CG Yard; Baltimore, MD
• National Pollution Funds Center; Arlington, VA
• Operations Systems Center; Martinsburg, WV
• Personnel Service Center; Topeka, KS
• Research and Development Center; Groton, CT
• Telecommunication and Information Systems Cmd.; Alexandria, VA
• Training Center Cape May, NJ
• Training Center Petaluma, CA
• Training Center Yorktown, VA. (54)
Ida Lewis, who served 39 years at the __________ Lighthouse, saving
18 lives.
Lime Rock (54)
Abbie Burgess, who served 38 years at ____________________ Light Stations Maine while simultaneously caring for her family.
Matinicus Rock and White Head Light
When _______ founded the Revenue Cutter Service, he
visualized it to be organized along military lines. ________ ordered that
the Revenue Marine Officers be commissioned.
Alexander Hamilton
1945. The first five African-American females enter the SPARs
(Semper Paratus Always Ready Women’s Reserve):
4 Olivia Hooker
4 D. Winifred Byrd
4 Julia Mosley
4 Yvonne Cumberbatch
4 Aileen Cooke.
Master Chief Yeoman Pearl Faurie becomes the first SPAR E9.
The Pearl Faurie Leadership Award is established in her honor
1962
On August 1st, BMCM Charles L. Calhoun was instated as the
First Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard (E-10).
1969
The first women’s Reserve Enlisted Basic Indoctrination
classes are established. Four ratings are available:
1972
The following events occur in _____:
4 Legislation ends Women’s Reserve
4 Women are integrated into active duty and Coast Guard Reserve.
4 Women are admitted to Officer Candidate School for the first time.
4 Combat exclusion for women ends.
4 The first SPAR to be sworn into the regular Coast Guard is Alice
Jefferson.
1973
All officer career fields and enlisted ratings are open to women.
1978
The Chief Petty Officer Academy Class I consists of six
MCPOs and four SCPOs who lead the way for future generations of
CPOs to attend the Coast Guard’s premier enlisted leadership
institution. Class I graduates in November 1982, their memento plaque
reads, “We Came With The Hope That Others Might Follow.”
1982
Master Chief Boatswain’s Mate Donald H. Horsley, USCG
retires in January. He serves on active duty for 44 years, four months,
and 27 days. His career spans three wars, and sees service on board 34
vessels.
1987
The first enlisted woman is assigned to Officer-in-Charge afloat
billet: Dianne Bucci. The first African-American female and first
female engineer to advance to E-7 is Pamela Autry. The first Asian
American female Warrant Officer is appointed: Grace Parmalee.
1988
The first enlisted woman is assigned as Officer-in-Charge
ashore: Krystine Carbajal.
1989
The first Hispanic American female is advanced to E-7: Sonia
Colon.
1992
As a result of the recommendations from the spring Board of
Trustees meeting at the Coast Guard Academy, the Commandant
officially appoints Master Chief of the Coast Guard, Vincent Patton, as
a member of the Coast Guard Academy Board of Trustees. This is the
first time an enlisted member serves in such a position at any military
service academy.
1999
Medal of Honor for his actions while
serving in the Union Army during the Civil War.
Marcus Hanna
Hanna served as the principal keeper of the Cape
Elizabeth Light Station, near Portland, Maine.
Marcus Hanna
_______ was awarded the Gold Lifesaving Medal, making him
the only individual to have won both the Medal of Honor and the Gold
Lifesaving Medal.
Marcus Hanna
was a two-time winner of the Gold Lifesaving
Medal.
Frederick Hatch
single-handedly rescued ten people from the
grounded ship, Priscilla, on August 18, 1899.
Ramus S. Midgette
a keeper in the U.S. Lighthouse Service, served at the
Head of Passes Light from 1891 to 1896. She was head keeper at the Port
Pontchartrain Light from 1896 to 1924. _______ finished her career at the
West End Light where she served from 1924 to 1932.
Margerett Norvelle
When a storm swept away every building
in the community except the lighthouse in 1903, _______ cared for over
200 people who had been left homeless.
Margerett Norvelle
Petty officers can advance to the grade of Chief Warrant Officer (CWO).
Commanding officers may recommend _____________for appointment to the grade of CWO2 if they meet all minimum
eligibility requirements.
Petty Officer first class and above (54)
Applicant minimum eligibility requirements for appointment to warrant
grade must be completed by ______ of the year in which the Chief
Warrant Officer Appointment Board convenes.
January 1st
To meet the eligibility requirements, applicants must meet the following
criteria:
1. be a US citizen
2. age between 21-26
3. active for 6 or more years
allows selected enlisted personnel to attend college on a
full-time basis for up to two years, with a goal of qualifying to attend
OCS. Selectees are required to complete degree requirements in 24
calendar months.
PPEP (The Pre-commissioning Program for Enlisted Personnel)
PPEP applicants must meet the following criteria:
U.S. citizenship. Be a United States citizen.
• Age. Be between 21 years and not yet 32 years of age prior to their
OCS class convening date.
• OAR score. Achieve a minimum score of 36 on the Office Aptitude
Rating (OAR).
Coast Guard Academy mustmeet the following criteria:
• U.S. citizenship. Be a United States citizen.
• Age. Be between 18 and 22 years of age.
• Marital status. Must be unmarried and have no dependents.
• Sufficient coursework. Have graduated from high school with credits
in the required subjects. (54)
The basic eligibility requirements for a SELRES Direct Commission
appointment are:
• Age. The applicant must be between 21 and 36 years of age.
Counsel the evaluee on the employee review after the Approving
Official has completed his or her actions (not later than ________
following the employee review period ending date)
30 days
Employee reviews that result in low competency marks or the assignment
of an unsatisfactory conduct mark must be supported by an adverse
remarks entry.
1,2 and 7
The entry for low competency marks or an unsatisfactory mark must:
• State that a Non-judicial Punishment (NJP), court martial, civil court
conviction or low competency mark occurred
– OR –
• Give specific examples of financial irresponsibility, non-support of
dependents, alcohol incidents, and non-conformance to civilian and
military rules, regulations, and standards that discredited the Coast
Guard.
To clearly distinguish an adverse remarks entry from all others, start the
entry in the conduct competency field with:
This is an adverse supporting remarks entry for…
Note that the ___________ decision on advancement
recommendation is final and cannot be appealed.
Approving Official’s
E5 marks are due the last day of
April and October (54)
E4 marks are due the last day of
March and Sept
E3 marks are due the last day of
Feb and Aug
E6 marks are due the last day of
May and Nov
E7 marks are due the last day of
Sept
E8 marks are due the last day of
Nov
E9 marks are due the last day of
June
semi annual mid point, annual mid point, Reserves review mid point
84, 184, 19 drill periods
PPEP applicants must meet the following criteria:
Be between 21 years and not yet 32 years of age prior to their
OCS class convening date.
Coast Guard
Academy
• U.S. citizenship. Be a United States citizen.
• Age. Be between 18 and 22 years of age.
• Marital status. Must be unmarried and have no dependents.
• Sufficient coursework. Have graduated from high school with credits
in the required subjects.
Counseling must take place not later than __ days following the employee
review period ending date. The Member Counseling Report is the tool
used for this effort.
21 days
Important aspects of effective counseling are developing goals and
objectives for improvement. When counseling a member:
• Ensure he or she clearly understands the minimum performance
requirements and how to meet them
• Discuss the strengths and accomplishments as well as the
recommended improvement areas
• Be specific about the actual behavior that caused the accomplishment
or deficiencies and describe the effects of the behavior on others
• Identify opportunities to exceed performance requirements
• Suggest creating an Individual Development Plan (IDP) with the
evaluee.
a tool to help members reach
career goals within the Coast Guard. It is a developmental “action” plan to
move members from where they are to where they want to go.
An Individual Development Plan (IDP)
Taking care of oneself is an effective stress management behavior. Some
techniques to be employed are:
• Recognize and heed stress signals
• Listen to one’s body
• Get 7-8 hours of sleep or the amount needed to awake refreshed
• Exercise with an elevated heart rate for 30 minutes at least three times
a week
• Refrain from smoking or inhaling the smoke of others
• Drink only moderate amounts of alcohol
• Maintain healthy weight
• Develop and maintain a support system (positive family, friends, even
pets)
• Eat breakfast
• Avoid high-fat and high-sugar foods. (54)
When over-stressed, developing a regular relaxation routine can minimize
the effects. Some techniques for relaxing are to:
• Practice deep breathing exercises
• Practice progressive muscle relaxation exercise (tense and relax
muscle groups one by one, until total body relaxation is achieved)
• Pray, chant, sing
• Meditate or focus on peaceful imagery or thoughts
• Practice yoga
• Cultivate your artistic or creative talents
• Listen to relaxing music
• Take classes or instruction in relaxation techniques such as, Zen, selfhypnosis,
and biofeedback.
CG-5269
A Report of Survey
The Coast Guard employs two types of training:
• Non-resident
• Resident. (54)
Examples of non-resident training are correspondence courses
such as AST1, FS2, IT2, and EM2. These courses are:
• Self-paced
• Completed when time is available
• May or may not have a completion date. (56)
__________, on the other hand, takes place in a classroom. Resident
training courses or “C” schools have specific beginning and graduation
dates.
resident training
Most “C” school classrooms are located away from your unit. Requests to
attend “C” school training must be formally submitted by your training
officer via a
Short-Term Training Request (STTR) or an Electronic
Training Request (ETR).
The short-term training request is used to place you in one of three
upcoming classes. Funding is also requested to support three basic needs
for attending “C” schools:
• Travel to the school site
• Temporary lodging while a student
• Meals while assigned to the school.
The Short-Term Training Request (STTR),
Form CG-5223
cannot be submitted under selfservice
functions in Direct Access.
Electronic Training Requests (ETR)
The request needs to go through the chain of
command to the individual(s) who approves the purchases for that
office.
local approval
This is the single most important
signature on the PR. Nothing can be purchased unless this
certification has been made on the PR.
Certification of funds availability
A description of the essential physical
characteristics and functions required to meet the government’s needs.
Specifications, Statement of Work, drawings, etc., should accompany
the PR.
Purchase description.
A realistic delivery date. Instead of
“ASAP”, provide the date the supply/service is really required.
Required delivery date.
If a “sole source” procurement is the only
way to meet the Government’s needs, the PR must be accompanied by
a JOTFOC.
Justification For Other Than Full and Open Competition
(JOTFOC), if applicable.
A micro purchase for the
acquisition of services shall not exceed
$2,500.00
A micro purchase for the acquisiotn of
supplies shall not exceed
$3,000.00.
A non-permit confined space does not
contain hazards or potential hazards. Once determined a non-permit
confined space, no special requirements are necessary for entry by any
employee.
Non-permit confined space
Permit-required confined space. A permit-required confined space
contains or has potential to contain:
4 A known or potentially hazardous atmosphere (i.e., fuel tanks,
CHT tanks, ballast tanks, etc.)
4 Material capable of engulfing entrants (soil, sand, grain,
woodchips, etc.)
4 An internal configuration such that an entrant could be trapped or
asphyxiated by inwardly converging walls or by a dangerously
sloping floor
4 Any other recognized serious safety or health hazard.
A Closed Compartment Opening Request Form is not required to open
confined spaces. However, it can be an effective tool to communicate the
need to open a confined space. Before opening confined spaces:
• Tag out all systems connected to affected space and make entry into
DC closure log as per Coast Guard regulations manual. M5000.3
(series).
• Ensure a Gas Free Engineer (GFE) is present at the space opening
prior to opening space.
• Ventilate space for 24 hours
hearing protection is required
85d, 105d
On the following page is a sample __________ for performing a safety
inspection of the climbing harness, working lanyards, safety lanyard and
safety climbing device.
man aloft chit (54)
A good verbal communicator has the following traits:
• Good posture
• Good voice control
• Uses proper enunciation
• Makes good eye contact
• Presents information so ideas are clear
• Natural in delivery style. (54)
Permit-required confined space. A permit-required confined space
contains or has potential to contain:
4 A known or potentially hazardous atmosphere (i.e., fuel tanks,
CHT tanks, ballast tanks, etc.)
4 Material capable of engulfing entrants (soil, sand, grain,
woodchips, etc.)
4 An internal configuration such that an entrant could be trapped or
asphyxiated by inwardly converging walls or by a dangerously
sloping floor
4 Any other recognized serious safety or health hazard.
A Closed Compartment Opening Request Form is not required to open
confined spaces. However, it can be an effective tool to communicate the
need to open a confined space. Before opening confined spaces:
• Tag out all systems connected to affected space and make entry into
DC closure log as per Coast Guard regulations manual. M5000.3
(series).
• Ensure a Gas Free Engineer (GFE) is present at the space opening
prior to opening space.
• Ventilate space for 24 hours
hearing protection is required
85d, 105d
On the following page is a sample __________ for performing a safety
inspection of the climbing harness, working lanyards, safety lanyard and
safety climbing device.
man aloft chit (54)
A good verbal communicator has the following traits:
• Good posture
• Good voice control
• Uses proper enunciation
• Makes good eye contact
• Presents information so ideas are clear
• Natural in delivery style. (54)
Permit-required confined space. A permit-required confined space
contains or has potential to contain:
4 A known or potentially hazardous atmosphere (i.e., fuel tanks,
CHT tanks, ballast tanks, etc.)
4 Material capable of engulfing entrants (soil, sand, grain,
woodchips, etc.)
4 An internal configuration such that an entrant could be trapped or
asphyxiated by inwardly converging walls or by a dangerously
sloping floor
4 Any other recognized serious safety or health hazard.
A Closed Compartment Opening Request Form is not required to open
confined spaces. However, it can be an effective tool to communicate the
need to open a confined space. Before opening confined spaces:
• Tag out all systems connected to affected space and make entry into
DC closure log as per Coast Guard regulations manual. M5000.3
(series).
• Ensure a Gas Free Engineer (GFE) is present at the space opening
prior to opening space.
• Ventilate space for 24 hours
hearing protection is required
85d, 105d
On the following page is a sample __________ for performing a safety
inspection of the climbing harness, working lanyards, safety lanyard and
safety climbing device.
man aloft chit (54)
A good verbal communicator has the following traits:
• Good posture
• Good voice control
• Uses proper enunciation
• Makes good eye contact
• Presents information so ideas are clear
• Natural in delivery style. (54)
4 Set of instructions for operations that lend themselves to definite
or standardized procedure.
4 For internal procedures at a unit.
4 Have no defined format.
Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
4 Contain information of a one-time or brief nature.
4 Same force as an Instruction
4 Automatically cancelled after 12 months if earlier cancellation
date not specified.
Notices (NOTE)
4 Notices (NOTES) transmitted via the Coast Guard Message
System (for example, an ALCOAST message)
4 Urgent in nature. Urgency is defined as insufficient time to
publish as another type of directive.
4 Provide information required by law or regulation, an issue of
safety, or important to the morale of Coast Guard personnel (for
example, announcement of award winners, promotions, selections,
etc.).
Message-Type Notices
4 Permanent type of instruction
4 Contain 25 or more pages
4 Have a table of contents and are organized into chapters and
sections.
4 Are reviewed annually by originators and canceled when no longer
applicable.
Manuals (M)
4 Contain information that has continuing reference value or that
requires continuing action.
4 Remain in effect until replaced or canceled by the originator or
higher authority.
4 Review and validate by originators every four years.
Instructions (INST)
The four main originators who issue directives are:
• The Commandant
• Area, District, and Group Commanders
• Commanders of Maintenance & Logistics Commands
• Commanding Officers and Officers in Charge.
COMDTINST M1000.6A
CG Personnel Manual
Commandant Notice 5600
This index,
published annually, lists all current Coast Guard directives.
• Chapter Two lists all directives numerically
• Chapter Three lists them alphabetically.
Commandant Notice 5600).
• Chapter Two lists all directives numerically
• Chapter Three lists them alphabetically.
The system allows users to locate management, part number, supplier,
freight, and characteristics data for a National Stock Number (NSN) or,
conversely, find an NSN to go with any of the other pieces of information.
FED LoG
• Master Cross Reference List
• Management List
• DoD Interchangeability and Substitutability
• Freight Classification Data
• Identification Lists (formally 295 separate list publications!)
• Parts of the Federal Item Logistics Data Record
• Federal Item Name Directory
• Federal Supply Classification Cataloging Handbook H-2.
Fed Log
times indicate the time from
which a message enters in, then is transmitted out from an
individual Communications Center
Speed Of Service Objective (SOSO)
As fast as possible with a goal of 10 minutes.
Flash (Z)
Immediate (O)
30 minutes
Priority (P)
3 hours
Routine (R)
6 hours
It is the means to identify and locate
a message if you are discussing it with another person or referring
to a message within another message (e.g., replying to a message)
The Date Time Group
Message Instruction ZOJn
Corrected
Message Instruction ZDK
Retransmitted
Message Instruction ZYB
Administrative type
message traffic Line 1-4.
These codes are issued and completed automatically
message traffic Line 5.
Precedence
message traffic Line 6.
the originator will indicate from where the
message is being sent
message traffic Line 7.
The “TO” line indicates the action addressee(s)
message traffic Line 8.
The “INFO” line indicates the information addressee(s)
message traffic Line 9.
The “XMT” line indicates exempt addressees who are called
in a Collective Address Designators (CAD), or Address Indicating
Group (AIG)
message traffic Line 11.
In Line 11, the originator includes the code BT to indicate
that the body text for the message will begin on the following line.
The originator will also include the same code in Line 13 to indicate
the body text for the message is completed.
message traffic Line 12
In Line 12, the originator composes the body text for the
message. The text in the message must be placed in the following
order:
A) Classification (Unclas, Confidential, etc..)
B) Special Handling (SPECAT, LIMDIS, etc..)
C) Special Delivery (NORFORN, ORCON)
D) Standard Subject Identification Code (SSIC)
E) Exercise Name (If Applicable)
F) Subject Line (Should be only one line of text)
G) References
H) Paragraphs
message traffic Line 13
In Line 13, the originator includes the code BT to indicate
the body text for the message is completed. The originator will also
include the same code in Line 11 to indicate that the body text for the
message began on the following line.
ONLY the following characters have been approved for use in official
record message traffic:
‘,:,,,(,?,”,/,-,and . (54)
may be used on Coast Guard messages only, but must be
spelled out on messages going outside the organization or to ships that are
underway.
@ (54)
In CGMS, there are two types of messages:
• Unclassified
• Classified.
information requires the highest degree of
protection. The unauthorized disclosure of top-secret information
could reasonably be expected to cause exceptionally grave damage to
national security.
Top Secret.
requires a substantial degree of protection.
The unauthorized disclosure of secret information could reasonably be
expected to cause serious damage to national security.
Secret
information requires protection. The
unauthorized disclosure of confidential information could reasonably
be expected to cause damage to national security.
Confidential
Your unit’s _______________ will determine
your “need to know” information level based on your job and your
security clearance.
command security officer or security manager
is the human resources management system for Coast
Guard military personnel. Coast Guard military personnel use it for
payroll actions, requesting their next jobs (assignments), evaluations,
training, and more.
Direct Access
Which type of command is responsible for providing services such as civil engineering,
health and safety, legal, and finance to all operational units within its area:
Maintenance and Logistics Commands
Rear admirals head up districts.
a. True
b. False
t
Vice Admirals lead the Atlantic Area and the Pacific Area.
a. True
b. False
t
In this war, cutters captured 18 prizes unaided and
assisted in two other captures.
Quasi-war
A Coast Guard cutter is credited with firing the
first naval shots of this war.
civil war
First time during a war that the entire Coast Guard
was transferred to the Navy.
ww1
During this war, the McCulloch served as both the
escort and dispatch with Commodore George
Dewey’s squadron.
Spanish-American War
In this war effort, the Coast Guard played a
marginal role, primarily one of support.
Korean war
__True
__False
6. The first time the Coast Guard augmented the Navy with shallow-draft
craft was in World War I.
f
__True
__False
7. The Coast Guard was given responsibility for cold-weather operations in
Greenland during World War II.
t
__True
__False
8. The first time ocean-going cutters augmented Navy and Coast Guard
surveillance forces was in Vietnam.
t
__True
__False
9. The Coast Guard was solely responsible for cleaning up a massive oil spill
during the Gulf War.
f
__True
__False
10. During Operation Nobel Eagle in November 2001, the Coast Guard was
once again under Navy command.
f
Following World War II, members of what
organization were given rates and ratings, uniforms,
and insignia?
CG Aux
Drug smuggling in the 1960s gave what mission
increased significance?
Law enforcement
Members of what part-time force perform the same
tasks as active duty personnel?
CG reserve
To help rescue immigrants from vessels ravished by winter storms, a Federal lifesaving
service was initiated in
1848
Women are integrated into active duty and Coast Guard
Reserve.
1973
All officer career fields and enlisted ratings are opened to
women.
1978
Installation of First Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast
Guard.
1969
Must meet a qualifying score on the SAT,
ACT, or ASVAB exams.
osc
Continue in their civilian employment while
serving on military duty.
Selective Reserve Direct
Commission Program
Must be serving in pay grade E-6 or above.
Warrant Officer appointment
Must have special training and skills in
specific fields.
Direct Commission Program
Can attend college on a full-time basis for up
to 2 years and receive full pay and allowances.
Pre Commissioning Program
PPEP
Compete by competitive examinations for
direct appointments.
Coast Guard Academy
The command may designate as the supervisor, a
1st class petty officer. (54)
Route the completed employee review to the
Marking Official
__True
__False
1. Supporting documentation is required for recommended marks of 1, 3, or 7.
f (54)
__True
__False
2. An important aspect of the review is that it provides a road map for future
improvement.
t (54)
__True
__False
3. Recommendation for advancement is completed for Master, Senior, and
Chief Petty Officers.
f (54)
__True
__False
4. Adverse entries should also focus on one-time, minor infractions.
f (54)
__True
__False
5. A member who is financially irresponsible must be marked as unsatisfactory
conduct
t (54)
A special employee review was completed for
Master Chief Petty Officer Potan 5 months ago and
it’s the last day of September.
No employee review
required
SA Donahue has been in the Coast Guard for 18
months and it’s the last day of February.
regular empl review
Reservist Petty Officer Graul has just been
promoted to Chief Petty Officer. CPO Graul has
completed 20 drill periods since the rating chain
completed his special employee review.
special er
Petty Officer E-6 Grippe has been at her new
duty station for four months and it’s the last day of
May.
regular empl review
Fireman Alleby is in an unauthorized absence
status and it’s the last day of January.
no er
Seaman Bolon was given a regular employee
review six weeks ago and has just been awarded
non-judicial punishment.
special er
The most significant benefit of counseling is that it provides the evaluee with ________.
A road map for success
Counseling must take place not later than ________ following the employee review period
ending date.
30
The ________counsels and reviews the evaluation with the evaluee.
Supervisor
The evaluee is counseled after ________.
The Approving Official has reviewed the employee evaluation.
An effective stress management technique is to: Practice deep breathing exercises.
t
An effective stress management technique is to: Avoid eating breakfast to avoid revving up your nerve fiber.
f
An effective stress management technique is to: Practice yoga.
t
An effective stress management technique is to: Don’t think about change until it happens so you don’t worry ahead of
time.
f
Under the Tuition Assistance program, enlisted members incur a service
duty obligation.
t
Coast Guard Foundation grants are only for active duty service personnel
in pay grades E2-E9 with three or more years of Coast Guard service.
f
Enlisted members may be able to receive college credit for some of their
military learning experience.
t (54)
A unit commanding officer may order a survey even if one is not required.
t
It is the responsibility of the ________ to ensure training is properly recorded.
coast gaurd member (54)
Discrepancies in Direct Access training records should be reported to ________.
servicing personnel office (54)
“C” schools are resident training courses.
t (54)
training are both used by the Coast Guard.
Non-resident and resident (54)
schools are resident training courses.
“c” (54)
training courses have specific beginning and graduation dates.
resident (54)
Requests for resident courses must be formally submitted by your
immediate supervisor.
f (54)
Funds for travel to the school site must also be requested.
t (54)
Electronic Training Requests (ETRs) cannot be submitted under selfservice
functions in Direct Access.
t (54)
The ________ is the written determination to restrict competition.
JOTFOC (54)
PRs for construction requests are limited to ________.
$2000
The PR limit value for ordering supplies and services is ________.
$2500
To be eligible for the Servicewide Exam (SWE), you must ________.
a. Be in your rate for a required period of time
b. Have your CO’s recommendation
c. Have successfully completed the End of Course test (54)
The reason(s) members are not ranked in the SWE process where they thought they should
be is usually because there was ________.
a. Inaccurate award points
b. Inaccurate sea duty points
c. Missing data
A Closed Compartment Opening Request Form is required to open
confined spaces.
f (54)
A lockout/tagout system is not necessary when deenergizing and security
electrical equipment.
f (54)
Universal Precautions is an infection control approach developed by the
Coast Guard that assumes every direct contact with body fluids is
potentially infectious.
f (54)
Completing a Man Aloft Chit before sending a person to work afloat is
optional.
F (54)
Ascertain if a qualified person maintains and tests
the fire detection system.
Fire Department Operation
Evaluation Checklist
(Shore)
Ensure that guards are in place for fan blades
whose periphery is less than 7 feet above the floor
or working level.
Machine and Moving
Mechanical Parts Checklist
(Shore)
Ascertain if MSDSs are maintained for all
applicable materials procured and utilized.
Hazard Communication
Checklist (Shore)
Check if ladders used by personnel working on live
conductors have non-conductive side rails.
Electrical Safety-Related
Work Practices Checklist
(Shore)
Look to see if side rails used as climbing aids have
adequate gripping and are free of sharp edges.
Fixed Ladders Checklist
(Shore)
Check if all floors are free from protruding nails,
holes, splinters, and loose boards,
Aisles, Passageways, and
Floors Checklist (Shore)
Look to see if a plan is in place for specifying unit
actions in event of fires, medical emergencies,
bomb threats, hazardous materials releases, etc
Emergency Action Plan
Checklist (Shore)
• Additional instruction in a phase of military duty where an individual
is deficient
• Intended for, and directed toward, the correction of that deficiency
• A legitimate training technique to improve an individual’s duty
performance and efficiency.
EMI
not to be used as a substitute for judicial (court-martial)
punishment or non-judicial punishment (NJP). It must be logically related
to the deficiency in performance for which it was assigned.
emi
EMI does not deprive the enlisted person of normal liberty to which he or
she is entitled.
t
Examples of privileges that can be withheld include:
• Special liberty
• Scheduling of leave during a particular period…however, reasonable
opportunity to take annual leave may not be denied
• Exchange of duty
• Participation in special command programs
• Access to base or ship libraries, base or ship movies, or enlisted or
officers’ clubs
• Base parking
• Base or ship special services events
• Commissary and exchange privileges…provided such withholding
complies with applicable rules and regulations, and is otherwise in
accordance with the law. (54)
Searches and the subsequent seizure of items can be conducted under two
different circumstances:
• When probable cause exists
• When probable cause is not required.
CG-3307
Administrative
Remarks Sheet
years in present pay grade is required to be advanced each step
from E-6 through E-9.
2
In addition, E-8 advancement requires __ years minimum active
10
E-9 advancement requires __ years minimum active
service
12
CG1650
awards
The APS is NOT to be assigned CDAR duties.
t
an occurrence where alcohol is involved or present
but is not the causative factor for a member’s undesirable behavior or
performance (i.e., purchasing alcohol for a minor falls under this
category).
alcohol situation
involves any behavior that:
• Results in the member’s loss of ability to perform assigned duties
• Brings discredit upon the Uniformed Services
• Is a violation of the UCMJ, Federal, state, or local laws where alcohol
is determined to be a significant or causative factor.
alcohol incident
Alcohol MUST be consumed to be considered an alcohol incident.
t
4 Is involved in a second alcohol incident
4 Who is a diagnosed alcoholic begins consuming alcohol after
receiving alcohol treatment
4 Violates the aftercare plan.
2nd Incident Disposition
Members will be processed for separation
who are:
4 Involved in a third alcohol incident
4 Diagnosed alcoholics who again consume alcohol the second time
after receiving alcohol treatment
4 Violate their aftercare treatment plan a second time
3rd Incident Disposition.
The Coast Guard provides alcohol abuse prevention and rehabilitation
programs on three levels:
Level 1: Awareness Education
Level 2: Outpatient/Intensive Outpatient
Level 3: Residential Rehabilitation Programs
This requirement focuses on three Reserve Status
Duty Categories
• Ready Reserve
• Standby Reserve
• Retired Reserve
Individuals within the Ready
Reserve designated as essential to initial contingency requirements
have priority over all other Reserve elements.
Selected Reserve (SELRES).
Coast Guard SELRES members are generally authorized __ paid
Inactive Duty Training (IDT) drills and at least __ paid Active Duty
for Training (ADT) days per fiscal year.
48, 12 (54)
This pool of personnel
principally consists of individuals who have had training and have
previously served in the Active forces or in the Selected Reserve.
Individual Ready Reserve (IRR).
consists of reservists who are not in the Ready
Reserve or the Retired Reserve, but who are liable for involuntary recall to
active duty as provided in 10 U.S.C. 12301 and 12306.
The Standby Reserve
Standby Reserve category consists of reservists
who may be ordered to active duty in time of war or national emergency
when not enough qualified Ready Reservists are available in required
categories.
The Active Status List,
This category contains reservists who may be ordered to active duty in
time of war or national emergency if it is determined that not enough
qualified reservists in an active status are available in the categories
required.
Inactive Status List,
Standby Reserve
• Civilian contractors at other than Coast Guard facilities, when working
on a piece of Coast Guard equipment, such as a vessel or aircraft,
when it does not have a crew in attendance
• Suicide, homicide, or other malicious and intentional acts that result in
physical harm or property damage.
Non-reportable
Events
• Damage to Coast Guard facilities, including vessel, boat, shore
facility, vehicle, weapon or other equipment.
• Damage to other than Coast Guard facilities as a result of Coast Guard
operations.
reportable mishaps
Intentional damage or injury including damage caused by:
4 Enemy or hostile action
4 Malicious acts of sabotage or arson
4 Law enforcement action ordered by competent authority
4 Intentional destructions or damage for research and development
purposes.
Non-reportable
Events
Most serious or costly and warrant a formal Mishap
Analysis Board.
Class A Mishaps. (54)
Sufficiently serious to also warrant formal Mishap
Analysis Board action.
Class B Mishaps. (54)
Less serious and do NOT warrant formal
Mishap Analysis Board action.
Class C and D Mishaps. (54)
• The cost of reportable property damage is $2,000,000 or greater.
• A Coast Guard cutter is missing or abandoned, recovery is impossible
or impractical, or repair is uneconomical.
• An injury or occupational illness results in a fatality or permanent total
disability.
• A Coast Guard small boat has reportable property value of
$100,000 or more and is missing or abandoned, recovery is
impossible or impractical, or is beyond economic repair.
class a
• The resulting cost of reportable property damage is $500,000 or
more, but less than $2,000,000.
• Any injury or occupational illness results in permanent partial
disability.
• Five or more personnel are “in-patient” hospitalized.
• A Coast Guard small boat incurs repairable damage of $100,000
or more.
class b
• The cost of property damage is $50,000 or more, but less than
$500,000.
• A nonfatal injury or occupational illness results in any loss of time
from work beyond the day or shift on which it occurred (lost-time
case).
• A Coast Guard small boat incurs repairable damage of $50,000 or
more, but less than $100,000.
class c
• The cost of non-aviation property damage is less than $5,000 but
less than $50,000. Aviation mishaps where cost of property is less
than $50,000.
• A nonfatal injury or occupational illness occurs that does not meet the
criteria of a class C mishap (no lost-time case).
• A person is overboard, an accidental firearm discharge occurs, or an
electric shock occurs that doesn’t meet the criteria of a higher
classification.
class d
M5728.2
Public Affairs Manual,
COMDTINST M1000.6
Personnel Manual,
The 21 leadership competencies are grouped into the three categories of:
Self, Working with Others, and Performance
To ensure your people are fully versed in advancement requirements, you would suggest they
become familiar with the requirements in COMDTINST M1000.6 (series).
Chapter 5, Section C
Select two circumstances that could prevent promotion.
Approved retirement request, Confinement
Alcohol is involved but was not the causative factor for a
member’s undesirable behavior
Alcohol-related
situation
A member with an alcohol problem asks for help.
Self-referral
Awareness education, outpatient and residential care.
Alcohol prevention
and rehabilitation
A member’s inability to perform assigned duties due to
alcohol.
Alcohol incident
Member transferred from Ready Reserve
because of temporary disability.
Active Status List, Standby
Reserve
Reserve member designated as essential to
initial contingency requirements.
Selected Reserve (SELRES)
Reserve member retired with 20 years of
service and a 45% disability.
Disability Retiree
Reserve member 62 years of age and
receiving retired pay.
RET-1
Trained member who previously served in the
Active forces.
Individual Ready Reserve
(IRR)
Member with at least 20 years of service with
a 20% disability.
Inactive Status List, Standby
Reserve
Reserve member under 60 years of age with
qualifying years for retired pay.
RET-2
If your SDL symbol is not authorized for distribution, prepare a ________.
Locate the sponsor from Chapter 2 or 3 of the DPRI.
Publications are listed in the DPRI
Alphabetically, Numerically
The DPRI consists of _______ chapters.
7
If your SDL symbol is not authorized for distribution, prepare a ________.
GS Form 5323
during the war of 1812 the Narcissis captured what vessel
the surveyor (57)
This time, however, the entire Coast Guard…
manpower, vessels, and units…was transferred to the Navy
in April 1917 (57)
the Tampa was torpedoed by a
German submarine and all of the crew killed on what date
On September 26, 1918, (57)
to be appointed CWO you must have a total of how many years in the armed forces
8 (57)
PPEP applicanats must be between what ages
Be between 21 years and not yet 32 years of age prior to their
OCS class convening date. (57)
who may designate a first class petty officer (E-6) as the
supervisor.
CO (57)
A supervisor who is a first class petty officer, designated as ___________ , does not have to be one pay grade senior to the evaluee.
executive (57)
petty officer
loss of recommendation for advancemanet cannot be
recommendation is final and cannot be appealed. (57)
A special employee review is required
• Awarded non-judicial punishment (NJP)
– OR –
• Convicted by a court-martial (CM).
• Advancement or change in rating to pay grade E-7 or above
• Detachment for permanent change of station
• Detachment for intra-command reassignments if the Approving
Official will change
• Detachment of an Approving Official who directly supervises an
evaluee
• Evaluee completes TAD, Active Duty for Special Work-Reserve
Component (ADSW-RC), or Active Duty for Special Work-Active
Component (ADSW-AC) for any length of time. (57)
Stress is defined as the collection of physical and emotional
responses to any situation that disrupts a person’s
equilibrium (57)
aviod making this when delaing with a suicidal individual
mkaing judgement (57)
Excess property is any item determined by the custodian to be of ___________ by the custodial area
no
current use (57)
A micro purchase for the acquisiotn of
supplies shall not exceed
$3,000.00. (57)
what is not provided in your personnel data extract?
swe scores (57)
Some examples of permit-required confined spaces on cutters and other
vessels include fuel tanks, cofferdams, double bottoms, ballast tanks, and
CHT storage tanks. (57)
an infection control approach developed by the
Center for Disease Control (CDC) that assumes every direct contact with
body fluids is potentially infectious.
Universal Precautions
making sure your idea is clear the speaker should consider
the experience level of the audience (57)
directive that contains 25 or more pages
Manuals (57)
this direcdtive is urgent in nature
Notices (57)
In Line 13, the originator includes the code ____ to indicate
the body text for the message is completed.
BT
what program would you use to draft up a CGMS
CG Portal (57)
E-8 advancement requires how many years minimum active
10 (57)
E-9 advancement requires how many years minimum active
service
12 (57)
All Coast Guard personnel, military and civilian, are to participate in Human Realations Training at least
triennially (57)
All Coast Guard missions and daily __________, both on-duty
and off-duty, involve risk management decisions
activities (57)
the material gathered for the mishap falls into two
classifications
• Category I: Privileged Material
• Category II: Nonprivileged Material