USMC Civil Affairs Officer Test 2 0530

Define the 6 CA Functional Specialties
Governance
Rule of Law
Economic Stability
Infrastructure
Public Health& Welfare
Public Education & Information
ID Nation Assistance Programs
Security Assistance (SA)
Foreign Internal Defense (FID)
Military Civic Action (MCA)
Humanitarian & Civic Assistance (HCA)
Define Stability Operations
Encompass various military missions, tasks & activities conducted outside the US in coordination with other instruments of national power…
ID Irregular Warfare Related Capabilities
Law Enforcement Activities
Info Ops (IO)
Civil- Military Ops (CMO)
Counter Intel (CI)
ID Irregular Warfare Primary Activities
Stability Ops
COIN
Foreign Internal Defense
Unconventional Warfare
Counter-Terror
ID Stability Operations Functions
Security
Humanitarian Assistance
Economic Stabilization and Infrastructure
Rule of Law
Governance & Participation
Define Irregular Warfare
A violent struggle among state & non-state actors for legitimacy & influence over the relevant populations.
Define Small Wars
Ops undertaken under Executive Authority where MIL forces is combined with diplomatic pressure against another state.
ID Types of Populace Control Measures
Curfew
Movement Restrictions
Travel Permits
Registration Card
Relocation of Population
Biometrics
ID DC Camp Planning Considerations
Control
Location
Layout
Admin
Screen
Medical/ Sanitation
Supply
Security
Transportation
Info Dissemination
Liaison
Disposition
Define Key Info-Related Capabilities (IRC’s)
Tools, Techniques, or Activities using data, info, or knowledge to create effects & operationally desirable conditions with the dimensions of the informational environment.
ID Types of Resource Control Measures (RCM’s)
Licensing
Regulations/ Guidelines
Checkpoints
Border Security
Ration Controls
Amnesty Program
Inspection of Facilities
ID MISO Capabilities Organic to the MAGTF
MISO CO- 80 Marines
MISO TEAM- 3 Marines
MISO Det- 13 Marines
ID Methods to Mitigate Impact of DC’s
Stay- Put
Curfew
Controlled Evacuations
Bypass or Ignore
Movement Control
DC Overlay
DC Collection Point
Evacuation Planning
Disadvantages
ID the 5 Powers over Property
Destruction
Confiscation
Seizure
Requisition
Control
ID Categories of Dislocated Civilians (DC’s)
Remain in Place
Flee
Define Support to Civil Administration (SCA)
MIL Ops that help to stabilize or continue the ops of a governing body or civil structure of a foreign country, wether by assisting an established gov or by establishing military authority over an occupied population.
ID Civil Admin (CA) Supporting Tasks
SWEAT-MSO
IPI/LOO’s
Monitor & Anticipate
Build Capacity
Liaison MIL-CIV
Coordinate & Synch
Participate in Execution
Perform QC
Assist in Arbitration
Coordinate Transition
Define Nation Assistance
Defined as civil and/ or military assistance (other than FHA) rendered to a nation by US Forces within that nations territory during peacetime, crisis or emergencies, or war based on agreements mutually concluded between the US and HN.
Define Arbitration
Conflict resolution method where a neutral party makes the final decision.
Binding
Non-Minding
ID the Sources of Funding
Title 10
Title 22
Define Mediation
Mediation is a conflict settlement where decisions are made by the disputing parties with the assistance of a neutral 3rd party.
Define Negotiation
Negotiation is the process of communicating back & forth to reach joint agreement about differing needs or ideas.
ID Financial Management Forms
DD Form 448
SF44
DD Form 1081
SF95
DA Form 3953
SF 1034
DD Form 250
ID Financial Management Terminology
Unauthorized Commitment- Non binding agreement b/c not authorized.
Commitment- Act of Certifying & Recording by authorized individual.
Obligation- Acts legally binding to USG
Disbursement- Payment of funds
Reconcilability- Process of accounting for the use of funds.
ID Contracting Roles
CO- Commanding Officer
FMO- Financial Management Officer
KO-Contracting Officer
COR- Contracting Officer Rep
DO- Disbursing Officer
PA- Pay Agent
FOO- Field Ordering Officer
ID Minimum Component of a Statement of Work
Description
Specs
Manpower
Gov- Furnished Items
Contractor Furnished Items
GOV Project Manager
Gov KO & COR
Timeliness
Penalties
Define Basic Functions of Project Management (PM)
Planning- Organize & Staff
Schedule- Time
Monitor & Control- Direct, Measure, Compare, Corrective Action (if needed)
Define BANTA
Best Alternative to Negotiated Agreement.
Course of Action that will be followed if a negotiated settlement is not agreed upon.
ID Phases of Project Model
Phase 0- Initial Project Planning
Phase 1- Preliminary
Phase 2- Detailed
Phase 3- Final
Phase 4- Project Execution & Monitoring
Phase 5- Final Project, Transfer and Close Out
Define CPB Process
Define Civil Operating Environment
Analyze the Civil Operating Environment
Develop a Civil Environment Model
Determine Civil Actions
Define Foreign Humanitarian Assistance (FHA)
DOD activities conducted outside the US and its territories to directly receive or reduce human suffering, disease, hunger or privation.
ID Categories of Disasters
Slow Onset
Rapid
Complex
Types of FHA Operational Environments
Permissive
Uncertain
Hostile
ID Types of Foreign Humanitarian Assistance (FHA)
Disaster Relief Missions
Technical Assistance & Support
Foreign Consequence Management Ops
ID Types of Related Ops
Stability Operations
Nation Assistance
Peace Operations
Non-Combatant Evacuation Operations
ID Elements of a Successful Transition/ Termination of FHA Operations to other organizations.
Durable
Sustainable
Define DSCA
Support provided by deferral military forces in response to a request for assistance from civil authorities for domestic emergencies.
ID Legal Considerations
Posse Comitatas Ace
Insurrection Act
Robert T. Stafford Ace
DODD 3025.18
Presidential Policy Directive 8
Flood Control & Coastal Emergency Act
ID Key Billets in DSCA
Incident Commander
Deputy Commander
Public Information Officer
Safety Officer
Liaison Officer
ID DOD Immediate Response in DSCA
DOD forces may provide an immediate response by temporarily employing the resources under their control. Ends when no longer needed.
ID the 6 steps of MCPP
Problem Framing
COA Development
COA War Game
COA Comparison & Decision
Orders Dev
Transition
Define the Purpose of the Problem Framing Step
Enhance the commanders understating of the operational environment & nature of the problem in order to determine the purpose of the operation.

What must be accomplished and why.