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What does ASAP stand for?

Army Substance Abuse Program (AR 600-85 Mar 2006)


What is the mission of ASAP?

The ASAP’s mission is to strengthen the overall fitness and effectiveness of the Army’s total workforce and to enhance the combat readiness of its Soldiers. (AR 600-85 Mar 2006 / 1-30 / PDF 19)


What are the objectives of ASAP?

Increase individual fitness and overall unit readiness. Provide services, which are adequate and responsive to the needs of the total workforce and emphasize alcohol and other drug abuse deterrence, prevention, education, and treatment. Implement


What is meant by deglamorization of alcohol?

Personnel will not promote any function glamorizing the use of alcohol through drinking contests, games, initiations, or the awarding of alcoholic beverages as prizes in contests.


Is ASAP participation mandatory for Individuals that are command referred?

ASAP participation is mandatory for all Soldiers who are command referred. Failure to attend a mandatory counseling session may constitute a violation of Article 86 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). (AR 600-85 Mar 2006 / 1-31 / PDF 19)


What will happen to Soldiers who fail to participate in or fail to respond successfully to rehabilitation?

Soldiers who fail to participate adequately in, or to respond successfully to,rehabilitation will be processed for administrative separation and not be provided another opportunity for rehabilitation except under the most extraordinary circumstances,


What are the ways that Soldiers can be identified as having a substance abuse problem?

Answer: Voluntary (self-identification) Commander / Supervisor Identification Biochemical Identification Medical Identification Investigation and or Apprehension (AR 600-85 / Mar 2006 3-1 / PDF 24)


What are the objectives of rehabilitation with ASAP

Return Soldiers to full duty as soon as possible. Identify Soldiers who cannot be rehabilitated within the scope of this regulation and to advise their unit commanders. Assist and refer Soldiers who cannot be rehabilitated in the ASAP to a treatment


What are the objectives of bio-chemical testing (also called a urinalysis)?

The objectives of Army’sBiochemical Testing Program are to: Deter Soldiers, including those members on initial entry on AD after enlistment or appointment, from abusing drugs (including illegal drugs, other illicit substances, and prescribed medicati


Commanders may direct drug testing under what conditions?

Unit inspections. (either the entire or part of a unit) Search and seizures/probable cause. Competence for Duty. Rehabilitation. Mishap or Safety Inspection. Consent (specimen may be provided voluntarily by a Soldier). New Entrant. Medical. (AR 600-8


All ASAP referrals are accomplished by the Commander or 1SG using what form?

Completing and signing the DA 8003 Referral Form. (AR 600-85 Mar 2006 / 3-7 / PDF 26)


Can Soldiers that are enrolled in an ASAP rehabilitation program reenlist?

Soldiers currently enrolled in the ASAP rehabilitation program are not allowed to reenlist. However, Soldiers who need additional service time to complete their enrollment may be extended for the number of months necessary to permit completion. (AR 6


Will Soldiers who are command referred to ASAP be flagged?

Yes, IAW AR600-8-2 (Suspension of Favorable Personnel Action (flags)). (AR 600-85 Mar 2006 / 5-7 / PDF 31)


What Does ACS stand for?

Army Community Service (AR 608-1 Dec 2004)


What does the ACS symbol represent?

The heart = giving, the cross = help, the gyroscope = stability (AR 608-1 Dec 2004 / 3-10 / PDF 16)


What is the ACS mission statement?

The mission of the ACS center is to— Facilitate commander’s ability to provide comprehensive, coordinated, and responsive services that support readiness of soldiers, civilian employees and their families. Maximize technology and resources, adapt to


What is the motto of the ACS?

Self-help, service and stability. (AR 608-1 Dec 2004 / 3-10 / PDF 16)


Who qualifies for ACS?

In the United States,the following personnel are eligible for ACS assistance: All active duty and retired military personnel and their family members, if otherwise eligible for services. Members of the Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve when o


What can you do to help out ACS?

Donate Staple foodstuff to the food lockers, usable household goods, and volunteer your time.


What are the goals of ACES?

Develop confident,competent leaders. Support the enlistment, retention, and transition of soldiers. Provide self-development opportunities for soldiers and adult family members. Provide self-development opportunities for DACs. Provide self-developmen


What does TABE stand for?

Test ofAdult Basic Education (AR 621-5 Feb 2004 / 4-2 / PDF 17)


Name some federal financial aid programs available to Soldiers through ACES

Pell Grant Perkins Loans Guaranteed Student Loans


What are some of the basic services offered by the Army Continuing Education Center?

Basic Skills Education Program (BSEP) Advanced Skills Education Program (ASEP) High School Completion Program Service members Opportunity Colleges Associates Degree Program (SOCAD) Veteran's Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)/Montgomery G. I. Bill


What Soldier development programs does ACES provide?

Functional Academic Skills Training (FAST). High School Completion Program. English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) Mission-related Language (Head start and Gateway). Mission-required Language. MOS Improvement Training (MOSIT). (AR 621-5 Feb 2004 / 4-1 /


What does DANTES stand for?

Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (AR 621-5 Feb 2004 / 3-5 / PDF 16)


What does DANTES do?

DANTES provides standardized testing services free to military personnel. Family members and civilians may take DANTES tests but must pay for each test taken.


Soldiers with a GT score of less than 110 should be referred to what?

BSEP - Soldiers with a GT less than 100 are normally automatically eligible. Soldiers with a GT between 100 and 110 may be command referred.


Soldiers who begin their active service after what date are eligible to receive the new GI Bill?

July 1985, but they are required to pay $100 per month for the first 12 months


What does SOC stand for?

Service members Opportunity Colleges (AR 621-5 Feb 2004 / 2-7 / PDF 14)


What does SOCAD stand for?

Service members Opportunity College Army Degrees (AR 621-5 Feb 2004 / 2-7 / PDF 14)


AER closely coordinates with what other organization?

American Red Cross (AR 930-4 Aug 1994 / 2-13 / PDF 11)


What is AER?

AER is a private, nonprofit organization to collect and hold funds to relieve distress of members of the Army and their dependents. AER provides emergency financial assistance to soldiers (active and retired) and their families in time of distress. (


What does AER stand for?

Army Emergency Relief


Who does AER help?

Soldiers on extended active duty and their dependents. Members of the Reserve Components of the Army (Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve) on continuous active duty for more than 30 days and their dependents. (This applies to soldiers on AD for


How are monetary contributions made to AER?

Cash,check or allotment (AR 930-4 Aug 1994 / 5-6 / PDF 24)


When is the AER annual fund campaign held army-wide?

March 01through May 15 (Site:


How does AER provide financial assistance?

AER provides financial assistance by either a loan without interest, a grant or a combination of both (AR 930-4 Aug 1994 /2-4 / PDF 8)


What is the purpose of AER?

AER provides emergency financial assistance to soldiers (active and retired) and their families in time of distress. (AR 930-4 Aug 1994 / 1-6 /PDF 5)


What is the dollar limit on AER loans?

There is no dollar limit. AER Assistance will meet your emergency need. (Site:


Failure to repay an AER loan (unless repayment would cause undo hardship) will cause the Soldier's name to be placed on an AER restricted list which is disseminated Army-wide. What does this mean for the Soldier?

Individuals who appear on this list will not be approved for AER assistance without the specific prior approval of HQ AER. (AR 930-4 Aug 1994 / 2-8 / PDF 9)


What is the AER Motto?

"Helping the Army Take Care Of its Own" (AR 930-4 Aug 1994 / 1-6 / PDF 5)


How is AER funded?

Through Voluntary Contributions from Soldiers (tax free), through unsolicited contributions, repayments of loans, and income from investments. (AR 930-4 Aug 1994 / 5-1 / PDF 14)