Mar 27, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AFRO 402 - National Security/Commissioning Preparation 2

“National Security/Commissioning Preparation” - Designed for college seniors and gives them the foundation to understand their role as military officers and how they are directly tied to our National Security Strategy.

Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

Recognize the five important Law of War principles which govern armed conflict.

Identify the categories of personnel as distinguished by the Geneva Conventions.

Recall the types of targets which may and may not be attacked

Articulate the procedure for reporting a suspected Law of War violation.

Identify the purpose of Air Expeditionary Force (AEF).

Recall the principles of AEF.

Recognize key military considerations and definitions.

Recall the Evolution of Command and Control.

Recognize Command and Control Assets.

Discuss global hot spot issues.

Discuss how the US addresses global and regional issues to support its interests

Identify the locations and characteristics of world hot spots.

Recognize the impacts of world hot spots to US national security interests.

Evaluate all options when making an operational decision. 

Justify reasons for choosing a course of action. 

Prepare a presentation of material related to common base agencies.

Discuss products and services common base agencies provide.

Describe professional and unprofessional relationships.

Summarize the Air Force policy on professional and unprofessional relationships.

Summarize the general and specific prohibitions relating to officers.

Summarize the effects of unprofessional relationships on unit cohesiveness.

Discuss the value of the Air Force Core Values.

Justify the importance of making ethical decisions.

Justify the impact every Airman has on workplace culture.

Differentiate between the “ultimate” and “direct” sources of an officer’s authority.

Contrast the types of officer authority.

Clarify the guidelines that must be met for an order to be enforceable.

Categorize an officer’s responsibilities.

Differentiate between early and urgent warning signs for suicide

Discuss proactive behaviors that can help prevent suicide.

Explain how the 3 Ds can be applied reactively to help prevent suicide.

Discuss individual barriers and realistic options to prevent sexual assault or suicide.

Summarize the Air Force guidelines concerning religious accommodation.

Paraphrase the appropriate referral agencies for religious issues

Recall what actions Wingmen may take to intervene in impending suicides.

List the reasons why people fail to seek suicide prevention help


Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Winter Locations: Ellensburg

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