Glossary of SCWS Study
Created by EO2 Menard
- When\'s the Navy\'s Birthday?
- Oct 13, 1775
- Who is the Father of the Seabee\'s and what was his job title?
- Rear Admiral Ben Moreel
- When\'s the Seabee Birthday?
- March 5, 1942
- What lead to the formation of the Navy?
- The Continental Navy, which the Continental Congress established on 13 October 1775 by authorizing the procurement, fitting out, manning, and dispatch of two armed vessels to cruise in search of munitions ships supplying the British Army in America.
- What lead to the formation of the Seabees?
- The CEC had civilian conctactors for all overseas construction. The Navy realized in the event of war they would need a combat trained military construction organization.
- What are the three maritime services?
- Navy, Marines, Coast Guard
- Name the qualities of the Navy & Marine Corp
- What are some of the Seabee contributions during WWII?
- 325,000 seabees served. Built 111 air strips, 441 piers, 2558 ammunition mags, hospitals for 70,000, Espiritu Santo - 5000 ft air strip in 20 days.
- What are some of the Seabee contributions during Korea?
- Inchon landing - positioned causeways for a beach assult under enemy fire.
Wonson - Build a 35 day airstrip in 16 days under enemy fire and air raids.
- What are some of the Seabee contributions during Vietnam?
- In Chu Lai - May 7, 1965 first full battalion arrived and built airfields for the Marines. Also built schools, hospitals, utilities systems and roads.
- What are some of the Seabee contributions post Vietnam?
- Development and construction of the United States Naval Communications Station on Diego Garcia.
- What does an EA do and what company do they belong?
- Enginerring Aid - Performs constuction surveying, drafting, planning, estimating and quality control. HQ company
- What does a BU do and what company do they belong?
- Builder - performs construction, maintencance, and repair of wood, concrete and conrete pavement. Charlie Company
- What does a SW do and what company do they belong?
- Steelworkers-performs fabricaiton, assemble, erect, position, and join structural materials. Charlie Company
- What does a UT do and what company do they belong?
- Utilitiesman - performs maintenance and repair of plumbing, heating, steam, fuel storage, water treatment, air conditioning, refrigeration, sewage treatment. Bravo Company
- Who was CM3 Marvin Shields?
- First Seabee to be awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic defense of a special foces camp in Doug Zoai, Vietnam
- Who was SW2 Robert Stethem?
- Awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Brutally tortured and killed by terrorist while returing home on a commerical flight from Beruit Lebanon. USS Stethem is named after him.
- What is the MOCC?
- Mount Out Control Center
- What happens at the MOCC?
- Coordinates, monitors the movement of all personnel, supplies and equipment to the staging area.
- Who is responsible for the MOCC?
- What is in the MOCC?
- Node Charts, Status boards, COMMS
- During mount out, what is the S1 doing?
- S1-Admin Officer is doing record verification
- During mount out what is the S2 doing?
- S2-Intel Officer is getting information on regional climatology, obtaining area maps and giving threat assessments
- During mount out, what is the S3 doing?
- S3-OPS Officer is responsible for tasking coordination
- During mount out, what is the S4 doing?
- S4-Supply Officer is coordination the TOA, issue of gear, uniforms and orders
- During mount out, what is the S6 doing?
- S6-COMMSis making sure we have the correct COMM gear for the area.
- During mount out, what is the S7 doing?
- S7-Training Officer is making sure we have all training records ready, ordinance & weapons are controlled and issued
- During mount out, what is Charlie Company doing?
- Used for working parties, building pallets, and may help with weights and balances
- What is Bravo Company doing during mount out?
- Weights & Balances, inventory of TOA, Wash rack and security
- What is Alfa Company doing during mount out?
- REsponsible for operation of automotive and construction equipment preparation.
- What makes up an Air Det?
- 89 personnel; 1 Officer
- How many pieces of CESE goes with an air det?
- 34; not including water well
- What are the characteristics of a M463L pallet?
96\" cargo height
10,000lb max w/ nets
- What are the steps of marshalling?
- 1. Dispatch
3. Wash Rack
5. Wash Rack
6. Minimize weight
7. defuel to 1/4 tank
8. Mobile load
9. Weights and balances
10. Stage in chocks
- What types of cargo containers are there?
- 1. Standard 20\'
4. Half Height
- What are the 2 types of orders in relationship to the mount out?
- Warning order & Op/Execution order
- What does ACL stand for?
- Allowable cargo load
- What does AACG stan for?
- Arrival airfield control group
- What does DACG stand for?
- Departure airfield control group
- What does TALCE stand for?
- Tactical Air Lift Control Element
- What is the J.I.?
- Joint inspection (conducted by the Bees and Air Force)
- What is the 5 paragraph order?
A-admin & logistics
C-command & control
- What are the 3 echelons?
- Air Det
- What makes up an air Echelon?
- 648 personnel
1200-1250 short tons of cargo
Deploy within 6 days
- What makes up a Sea Echelon?
- 25 personnel; 1 Officer
Remainder of CESE
Deploy within 6 days
Cargo & Equip to sustain for 90 days
- What type pf air craft are used by the SeaBees?
- C-130 Hercules-ACL 25k lbs
C-141 Starlifter-ACL 50k lbs
C-17 Globemaster-ACL 90k lbs
C-5 Galaxy-ACL 150k lbs
- What are the types of shoring?
- Rolling-tracked vehicles
Sleeper-under balloon tires
- What are the categories of equipment/cargo?
- what are the types of CBR survey
- What parts make up the M8A1 chemical alarm?
- M43A1 Detector
- What are the map colors?
- Black-cultural/man made
Red-Main roads, special features, enemy positions
- What are the 12 steps to planning a patrol?
- *Study the mission
*Plan the use of time
*Select men, weapons and equip.
*Issue warning order
*Complete detail plan
*Issue patrol order
*Supervise, inspect, rehearse and reinspect
- What are the 6 parts of a fire command?
- What does KOCOA stand for?
- K-key terrain
O-observation/fields of fire
C-cover and concealment
A-avenues of approach
- What are the 4 principles of defense?
U-Unity of command
- What is considered a \"full load\" on the web belt?
- *Web belt
*2 ammo pouches
- What are the minimum necessities for field living?
*First aid pack
- What is considered special issue equipment?
- *Flak jacket
*Cot w/ insect frame
- What is the info you give when a POW?
- What is a SALUTE report?
- What is the M12?
*500 gallon bladder
- 6 chemical agents?
- What is the M291?
- Personnel decon kit
- What does NAAK stand for?
- What does MOPP stand for?
- What is in the M274?
- CBR contamination marking kit that contains flags, tape and mounting stakes
- What does DTD stand for?
- What are the 8 steps of DTD? (redone)
*Overboots (shuffle pit)
*Overboots & gloves
- How many people does it take to run a DTD?
- 13 Personnel
*5 Detailed Troops
*5 Troops to set and run DTD
*1 CBR Officer
*1 Supply person
- What are the 8 steps to the firing cycle?
- Maximum range of a M9?
- What is the maximum effective range of a M9?
- Whaty is the maximum range of a M16E2A3?
- What is the maximum effective range of a M16E2A3?
- What are the characteristics of the M9?
- *Magazine fed
- What are the characteristics of the M16E2A3?
- *Magazine fed
*Semi/Full auto rifle
- What are the characteristics of the M240B?
- *Belt fed
*Crew serve weapon
- What are the characteristics of the M2HB?
- *Belt fed
*Crew serve weapon
- What are the characteristics of the MK19?
- *Belt fed
*Blow back operated
*Indirect grenade launcher
- What is the max range and max effective range of the M240B?
- What is the max range and max effective range of the M2HB?
- What is the max range and max effective range of the MK19?
- What is a SPOT report?
- What is METT-T
- What does HAS stand for?
- What does BAMCIS stand for?
- *B-begin planning
*I-issue the order
- What does DRAW-D stand for?
- What are the 5 B\'s?
- What is weapons condition 4?
- *Magazine out
*Dust cover closed
- What is weapons condition 3?
- *Magazine in
*Dust cover closed
- What is weapons condition 2?
- Not applicable to the M16 or M9
- What is weapons condition 1?
- *Magazine in
*Round in chamber
*Dust cover closed
- What does NORS stand for?
- *Not operationally ready-supply
- What does ANORS stand for?
- *Anticipated not operationally ready-supply
- What is the CMSR?
- *Camp maintenance store room
(houses repair parts for camp maintenance)
- 5 categories of OPTARS
- *Consumables & service
*Maintenance repair parts
*DET swings, training & emergency leave
- What is the mission of the UCT? (underwater construction team)
- To construct, maintain and repair underwater facilities. Survey the sea bottom to select a site for an underwater facility.
- What is the mission of the CIVIC ACTION TEAM (CAT)?
- Small, highly mobile, air transportable construction unit which can be tailored to a variety of construction tasks.
- What is the NAVAL CONSTRUCTION FORCE unit mission?
- To provide logistical support for the NCR and other supported NCF
- What is OPERATIONAL CONTROL (OPCON)?
- The authority to assign tasks, designate objectives and give specific directions
- What is ADMINISTRATIVE CONTROL (ADCON)?
- Coordination of training, project selection, logistical support, movement of personnel and equip furnishing services, and supplies/materials to assigned units within the NCF
- What is the purpose of OPERATIONAL PLANS (OPLANS)?
- Statements of course of action to be followed to accomplish a future mission
- What is an OPERATIONAL ORDER (OPORD)?
- Usually in oral, dictated or written form which are execution orders by nature
- What is a warning order?
- Advanced notice that a unit is to be moved.
- What is the ENLISTED DISTRIBUTION VERIFICATION REPORT (EDVR)?
- A monthly statement of a Command\'s enlisted personnel account
- What is a NAVAL MESSAGE?
- A written document used to pass or receive information to and from other units which requires a response or for information purposes only.
- What is a OPERATION REPORT?
- To record a significant event likely to draw national attention
- What is LOGISTICS REQUIREMENTS?
- A report used to tell the higher authority your logistical requirements.
- /what is the STATUS OF RESOURCES & TRAINING SYSTEM (SORTS)?
- Summarizes a units training and operational readiness
- What is a SITUATION REPORT (SITREP)?
- Records a significant event not likely to draw national attention.
- What does ACCESS mean?
- Access is based on a persons \"Need to know\"
- What is the SeaBee skills assessment program?
- A continuous updating of individuals general and rating knowledge.
- What are the 4 elements of the MARINE AIR/GROUND TASK FORCE (MAGTF)?
*Combat services support
- What is the purpose of a mishap investigation?
- Determine the cause of the mishap and recommend actions to prevent it from re-occuring
- Who is responsible for conducting mishap investigations?
- C/O or Officer in charge
- Describe the different types of eye protection..
- Goggles, face shield, permanent walls, temporary movable shields
- When are personnel required to enroll in the hearing conservation program?
- When exposed to noises greater than 84 DBA for an 8 hour time period.
- 6 types of grenades
- What is an Automatic Rifleman?
- M16, backbone of the defense of the squad, positioned first by the Squad Leader and the remainder of the fire team is positioned around the automatic rifles
- M203 Grenade launcher, positioned to cover dead space in the defense
- Support the rifleman in the offense and defense. Heavy volumes of controlled fires. Provide final protective fire. Cover avenues of approach, provide grazing fire
- .50 Cal to provide protection from motorized movement, destroy lightly armored vehicles. Defend against low flying hostile aircraft
- Used against armored personnel carriers, can be used to disable a tank
- Grazing Fire
- Between 36\"-68\" above the ground, can exist for 700m over level or unevenly sloping ground
- Plunging fire
- Fire that strikes the ground from above at a considerable level beaten zone is considered the danger space.
- Overhead fire
- Fire delivered over the heads of troops, usually plunging fire overhead
- Fixed fire
- For targets requiring only one aiming point. Continuous as long as targets remain in the zone of fire
- Searching fire
- distributed in depth by changing the elevation of the gun.
- Traversing fire
- distributed in width by changing the horizontal direction of the gun.
- Rapid Runway Repair
- Damage assessment team
- Minimum operating strip
- What are the 5 responsibilities of the RRR?
- *Establish a Command Center
*Establish a Damage Assessment Team
- How many personnel in the battalion are required to be trained for RRR?
- *46 Level 1 (E6 and below)
*20 Level 2 (E5 and above)
*6 Create Mobile (E6 and below)
- What is UXO?
- Unexploded ordinance
- What is the difference between a squall and a crater?
- *Squall=less than 5\' and did not penetrate the runway
*Crater=greater than 5\' and penetrated the runway
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