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COMPULSORY SERVICE TRAINING (BASIC)SERVICE KNOWLEDGE (SKB)11 PeriodsSKB 1History and Customs of the RAAFAL: BPeriod(s) 2
a.Briefly outline the history of the RAAF.c.Describe the RAAF Ensign, the Australian National Flag and the protocolattached to those flags and banners.d.State:(1)
The relationship and modes of address amongst all ranks between theAAFC and RAAF.(2)
The difference between the Officers, Sergeants and Airmen’s Mess andAirman’s Club.(3)
The history and customs of Dining In nights.(4)
The history and use of the Pace Stick.
SKB 2Service Writing, Administration AL: B/2Period(s) 1
Describe how to write a Minute and E-mail.Bb.
Use of appropriate language and abbreviations.Bc.
Practice how to write a Minute and E-mail.2
SKB 3AIRTC Web SiteAL: B/2Period(s) 1
a.Detail the AAFC Web Site & how to use the various sections.
b.Practice using the Web Site.
Note: Practicing using the Web Site can be done at a site available to cadets, ie library,school, home, friends, etc. If the Flight does not have access then each cadet can be asked toprovide validation of using the web site.
SKB 4Ranks, Badges & AbbreviationsAL: BPeriod(s) 2
Identify:a.The equivalent ranks and badges of rank for the RAN, ARA and RAAF,including the general rank categories.d.
The correct abbreviations for the ranks in the RAAF.e.
The qualification badges used in the RAAF.f.
Star Plates & Pennants.g.
List the authorised abbreviations used in the RAAF except those abbreviationsused for ranks.1