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NEWS | April 9, 2008

ORI -- are you ready to go?

By Maj. Sara Huiss 437th Maintenance Squadron operations officer

Airmen are studying their Air Force Manual 10-100, getting chemical biological radiological nuclear explosive gear issued, inspecting gas masks, packing mobility bags and brushing up on self-aid and buddy care ... but is Charleston AFB really ready for the operational readiness inspection?

Not all base Airmen are preparing to deploy for the ORI, but everyone can all be Wingmen and help fly-away folks prepare.

This week's ORI article will be a knowledge quiz to make sure everyone knows what's required as they deploy.

1. When in mission-oriented protective posture "0," overgarment and field gear is worn and overboots, gloves and mask are carried.
a. True
b. False

2. When wearing the overgarment, women do not need to tuck their hair inside the jacket
a. True
b. False

3. When talking to the media, service members should always consider themselves "on the record."
a. True
b. False

4. The ________ is a tactic that divides the airbase into multiple sectors or zones and assigns MOPP levels for each area.
a. Divided MOPP
b. Split MOPP
c. Partial MOPP
d. Separated MOPP

5. If necessary, weapons must be destroyed to prevent enemy use. In that event, destroy different parts on all weapons.
a. True
b. False

6. Which of the following signals indicates the attack is ended and base recovery can begin?
a. Alarm Green
b. Alarm Black
c. Alarm Red
d. Alarm Blue

7. What is not one of the attributes of the S-A-L-U-T-E reporting of an attack?
a. Activity
b. Time
c. Exit
d. Location

8. When packing a personal bag, Airmen should pack a ____ day supply of personal consumable items to help make it through the initial stay.
a. 10-15
b. 5-10
c. 90-120
d. 30-45

9. When preparing to deploy, Airmen should not worry about becoming familiar with any host nation sensitivities because the deployed location commander will brief Airmen upon arrival.
a. True
b. False

10. The "A" bag includes what equipment?
a. Ground crew chemical defense ensemble
b. Aircrew chemical defense ensemble
c. Cold weather gear
d. General equipment (helmet, web belt, canteen, etc.)

11. "I am an American, fighting in the forces which guard my country and our way of life. I am prepared to give up my life in their defense." This is which article of the Code of Conduct?
a. Article I
b. Article II
c. Article III
d. Article IV

12. What is the max effective range of the M9 pistol?
a. 1.1 miles
b. 55 yards
c. 55 meters
d. 1500 meters

13. If enemy forces use aerial or ground flares in the area, Airmen should immediately move directly to the unit control center and report the activity.
a. True
b. False

14. Mechanically zeroing the M-16 should be done every seven to 10 days.
a. True
b. False

Below are the answers and where to find them in the AFMAN 10-100. If any of the questions were missed, Airmen should break out the Airman's Manual and dust it off. There are 113 days to go until the ORI.

Answers: 1 (B, page 27); 2 (B, page 22); 3 (A, page 17); 4 (B, page 35); 5 (B, page 115); 6 (B, page 126); 7 (C, page 95); 8 (D, page 6); 9 (B, page 7); 10 (D, page 5); 11 (A, page 193); 12 (B, page 118); 13 (B, page 97); 14 (B, page 111)