The following items will test your grasp of the material covered in this
There is only one correct answer for each item.
When you have
completed the exercise, check your answers with the answer key that follows.
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Situation: You are a chaplain assistant with the 1st Battalion, your
battalion is presently in the field and your supervisory chaplain is at
another location performing religious duties.
As you enter the S-1 tent,
you discover the NCO preparing emergency leave orders for SPC Jones, who has
just been notified of a death in his immediate family.
SPC Jones is sitting outside the tent, waiting for transportation back
to the garrison. The Administration NCO informs you that it will be
approximately two hours before a vehicle can pick him up.
to hurry up the transportation, because Jones' attitude could
have a negative effect on the rest of the battalion.
you wish the chaplain were here to help out.
that you will offer to talk to SPC Jones about the loss.
that Jones must really feel bad and that he (the NCO) should try
to cheer him up.
As you talk to SPC Jones he begins to express how deeply hurt he feels
about the death. You try to
minimize the pain as much as possible for Jones.
tell SPC Jones that he is a soldier in the U.S. Army and that he
should act like a man and not cry.
express to him the grief you felt when you had a death in your
not minimize the pain, but reflect back those feelings he is
Prior to SPC Jones leaving the area, you offer:
to pray with him.
lend him money from the chaplain's fund.
collect and take care of his personal military equipment.
to authorize him additional leave time in the absence of the