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You may run into obstacles along the way. We also recommend using any of the major search engines and conducting a search for "Audie Murphy”.Congratulations! If you are holding this packet you have been nominated by your chain of command to appear before the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club Board. This Packet is yours to keep and may hold the key to your success. and that you have a responsibility to do your own research. WILLIAMS SAMC President. tactical and technical knowledge to be selected. It is going to require a great deal of preparation. but you must stay focused and never give up! Good Luck! SFC TAVARISE J. Welcome to the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club Mountain Post Chapter Study Club. You can probably find everything you need to know by searching the internet. There are many resources available to assist in your research. This packet also represents the final challenge that you must over come to prove you deserve to wear the medallion of the elite. SAMC FY 08 . You must understand that there are many questions about Audie Murphy and the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club Program that could be asked. The questions in this packet will help you prepare for the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club board. The SAMC Mountain Post Chapter provides those soldiers who attend the study club with this packet and several other sources of information that can help improve the soldier’s knowledge and chances of being selected into this elite association of the top 2% of our non-commissioned officer corp.
and Germany. Q: Where did Audie Murphy fight during WWII? A: North Africa. The Streamers: Indicate upon which we base our philosophy-Loyalty. 3rd Infantry Division. Q: At what age was Audie Murphy orphaned? A: 16 years old. SSG Rank Insignia: Reflects Audie Murphy's highest enlisted rank. the SAMC Mountain Post Chapter board. The Sword: A historical reference. Q: Where did Audie Murphy do basic training? A: Camp Wolters. Professionalism. and Do for the NCO. France. a tool for the NCO to cut to the heart of the matter. and Caring. Discipline. The Eagle: Our national bird and symbol of freedom. Know. the intent of the club to be nationwide.June 20. and appearing before. The Lightning Bolt: Represents swift and decisive action taken by the NCO. SERGEANT AUDIE MURPHY Q: Where and when was Audie Murphy born? A: Kingston. Maryland. The Laurel: Represents the individual achievement of the NCOs in the club. .NOTE: At the end of the questions you will find some advise on preparing for. to lead the charge. 1924. Italy. About the SAMC Logo S*A*M*C: Initials separated by three stars which represent the Be. Texas . Q: What unit was Audie Murphy assigned to during World War II? A: 15th Infantry Regiment. Q: Where did Audie Murphy do advanced training? A: Fort Meade. Sicily. Q: How many years of schooling did Audie Murphy have? A: Five years. Texas.
Grade of Chevalier French Croix de Guerre (w/ Silver Star) French Croix de Guerre (w/Palm) Belgian Croix de Guerre (1940 Palm) Q: How many movies did Audie Murphy act in? A: 44. awards that Audie Murphy earned during WWII? A: (Any of the following) Medal of Honor Silver Star (1 OLC) Bronze Star (w/V. 40 Guns to Apache Pass A Time for Dying Apache Rifles Arizona Raiders Bad Boy Battle at Bloody Beach Beyond Glory Bullet for a Badman Cast a Long Shadow Column South Destry Drums Across the River Gunpoint Gunsmoke Seven Ways from Sundown Showdown Sierra Six Black Horses Texas. Heaven and Brooklyn The Cimarron Kid The Duel at Silver Creek The Gun Runners The Guns of Fort Petticoat The Kid from Texas The Quick Gun The Quiet American The Red Badge of Courage The Texican .Q: What was the Service Number of Audie Murphy? A: 01 692 509. 4 Bronze Service Stars) Q: Name the six foreign awards that Audie Murphy earned during WWII? A: Medal of Liberated France French Fourragere in colors of the Croix de Guerre French Legion of Honor. Q: Name five movies that Audie Murphy acted in. 1 OLC) Good Conduct Medal American Campaign Medal Distinguished Service Cross Legion of Merit Purple Heart (2 OLC) Distinguished Unit Emblem (1 OLC) World War II Victory Medal Army of Occupation Medal (w/Germany clasp) European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (1 Silver Star. Q: Name five of the U.S.
the Official Web Site for the Audie Murphy Research Foundation. which lists 17 songs) Q: Name five of the songs written by Audie Murphy. Music Man Play A Song For Me Foolish Clock Leave The Weeping To The Willow Tree The Only Light I Ever Need Is You Go On And Break My Heart Willie The Hummer My Lonesome Room Elena. Murphy Memorial Web Site. I choose to go with the information on the Sergeant Audie L. Goodbye Big.Hell Bent for Leather Joe Butterfly Kansas Raiders Night Passage No Name on the Bullet Posse from Hell Ride a Crooked Trail Ride Clear of Diablo The Unforgiven The Wild and the Innocent To Hell and Back Trunk to Cairo Tumbleweed World in My Corner Gunfight at Comanche Creek Seven Ways from Sundown Q: How many songs were written by Audie Murphy? A: 17. Shutters And Boards When The Wind Blows In Chicago Please Mr." however. Sergeant Audie Murphy Club (SAMC) states "16. (I know that TRADOC Reg 600-14. . Big Day Tomorrow 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1963 1963 1963 1964 1964 If There Is A Short Cut To Nowhere (I'll Take It) 1964 Pedro's Guitar Round And Round She Goes Rattle Dance Dusty Old Helmet Was It All Worth Losing You 1964 1965 1966 1969 1970 Q: What movie star invited Audie Murphy to Hollywood? A: James Cagney.
and Professionalism. assisted with designing the logo and club awards.S. Q: When and where was the original Sergeant Audie Murphy Club started? A: The original club was started at Fort Hood. what is the purpose of induction into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club? A: The SAMC is a means of recognizing those NCOs who have contributed significantly to the development of a professional NCO Corps and combat ready Army. Discipline. what is the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club? A: An elite organization of NCOs whose demonstrated performance and inherent leadership qualities and abilities are characterized by those of Sergeant Audie Murphy. On the banner are displayed words Loyalty. Q: Which unit of the Texas Army National Guard did Audie Murphy join in 1950? A: The 36th Infantry Division ("T-Patches") Q: What is significant about the year 1955 for Audie Murphy? A: That was the year his was voted as the Most Popular Western Actor in America by the Motion Picture Exhibitors. Virgina on May 28. Q: When and how did AUDIE MURPHY die? A: AUDIE MURPHY was killed in a plane crash on a mountaintop near Roanoke. a Killeen artist. Caring. Q: Describe the SAMC Crest. Sergeant Audie Murphy Club (SAMC) Program Q: According to FORSCOM REG 215-7 and TRADOC REG 600-14. development and welfare of soldiers and concern for families of soldiers. Q: According to FORSCOM REG 215-7 and TRADOC REG 600-14. Know. saber. and Do for the NCO. SERGEANT AUDIE MURPHY Q: What regulation(s) cover the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club Program? A: (FORSCOM) Regulation 215-7. . Q: What do the three stars separating the S*A*M*C in the crest represent? A: The Be. Q:Was Audie Murphy a member of any fraternal organizations? A: Yes. the color of the infantry. The Sergeant Audie Murphy Club (SAMC) Program (TRADOC) Regulation 600-14. His body was recovered 2 days later. The eagle firmly clutches in both claws a powder-blue banner. Army staff sergeant stripes. In front of the eagle are the U. 1971. Members exemplify leadership characterized by personal concern for the needs.Q: What movie was adapted from the book of Audie Murphy's war experiences? A: To Hell And Back. he was a Shriner (Mason). Texas early in 1986. and lighting bolt. Q: Who designed the SAMC logo? A: Don Moore. A: The crest depicts the symbols of the majestic American Bald Eagle superimposed over the olive branchwreath. training. on Memorial Day.
Additionally. as well as points of contact and phone numbers. and I have reviewed those that has been sold through AAFES in the last 10 years.00 for something that is there for free. field manuals. you will find that some members of the board frown on the use of study manuals as your primary source. . Bottom line--don't spend $29. Q: What does the lightning bolt represent? A: It represents the swift and decisive action taken by the NCO. understand that this advice is my personal opinion. a tool for the NCO to cut to the heart of the matter. This will give you the exact location and procedures for the specific offices. to lead the charge. and the intent of the club to be nationwide. Q: What does the sword represent? A: The sword is a historical reference. Use regulations. but you must decide what you need to do yourself. at very least. There are errors or outdated information in every study guide that I have checked out. and has worked for others. etc. PREPARING FOR THE BOARD: You should. (Even if some of them pull their questions from them). and be extremely familiar with the references in the SAMC Mountain Post Chapter Study Guide. Q: What do the streamers represent? A: The streamers indicate upon which the club bases their philosophy-Loyalty. and soldier training publications as your primary references for the subject areas. EFMP. Q: What does the eagle represent? A: Our national bird and symbol of freedom. I recommend that you personally visit each family/soldier support agency (AER. It worked for me. Q: What is the SAMC motto? A: "You lead from the front. You will probably find that you are not the first person preparing for the SAMC board to come to them asking for an overview of the installation-specific operations. and Caring. Chaplain. Q: What does the laurel represent? A: Represents the individual achievement of the NCOs in the club. ACS. Discipline. be able to answer all of the questions on this page. Put them in your leader book.) on your installation. BOARD ADVICE First. BOSS. Professionalism." Audie Murphy.Q: Why is SSG rank insignia included in the crest? A: Reflects Audie Murphy's highest enlisted rank.
She is the designated driver. You are now making your recommendation to your BN CDR on your recommendation for punishment under the UCMJ. What is your recommendation? Now. I have included a few. this same SSG and his wife have been fishing. Warrior Ethos. The study club will ensure you focus on the tactical and technical knowledge you will need to pass this part of your selection process and board. so find the middle ground) Civilian Education Community Service Short and Long Term Goals Be prepared to answer situational questions. and he has been drinking alcohol. she gets bitten by a poisonous snake. However. I have not included the answers. He and his wife are out at a local recreation area fishing. but arrogance destroys. achievements (Don't be shy. he gets stopped and gets a DUI. they have this information available to them. but it also gives them an opportunity to check out your ability to express yourself--lack of confidence kills. What would your recommendation be now? You should be prepared to recite the NCO Creed. You must decide what the answers should be. Sergeant Audie Murphy Bio. • • • • Why do you feel we (our installation) get so many DUIs? What would you recommend we do to reduce the number of DUIs? You have a SSG assigned as your subordinate. He has been drinking alcohol. He has been a stellar performer and takes excellent care of his soldiers. duty positions. but she has not. and sing the ARMY Song. On the way home. KNOW and DO the very things you have been questioned about and answered successfully during your two previous Sergeant Audie Murphy Club nomination Boards. You must be able to BE. .APPEARING BEFORE THE BOARD: You should be prepared to explain: • • • • Why you feel you should be inducted into the SAMC? Why you want to become a member of the SAMC? What you feel you will contribute to the organization? What qualities of yours are similar to those of Audie Murphy? You should be prepared to give a brief background of yourself and you may consider covering the following: • • • • • Your family Military Service-assignments. education. These stations are never the same which makes it very difficult to cheat for the tactical challenged soldier. He gets a DUI while rushing her to the hospital. You should also be prepared to conduct several hands on evaluations prior to and during the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club Selection Boards.
What considerations do you take when planning for operations? You have a soldier that has never conducted guard duty. Today his wife calls you and tells you that they have no food in their house. CSM # 4: You are tasked to give a class on NCO history. What actions do you tell your soldier to take if a nuclear attack occurs? While in combat. It is likely that the enemy will use a nuclear weapon. What manual will you look at to assist you in your class? What should you expect from your NCO support channel when arriving at a new unit? What are the Steps to Evaluate a Casualty? . sand continues to fall back into it. Right Face. Left Face. What are the three general orders? Talk me through the process to mechanically and battle-sight zero an M16A2 rifle. About Face. What are some of the indicators that you would tell him to look for in his soldier to see if he May have an alcohol or drug abuse problem? What are the two categories of individual awards? Explain how the flag will be flown on Memorial Day. 4 Steps Forward. 2 Steps Forward. The creditors continue to call them and have called you. What are three areas that Army Community Service (ACS) can help your soldier and his family with? Where are three locations that the National Flag is flown at half-staff? One of your Squad Leaders thinks that one of his soldiers May have an alcohol or drug problem. Responsibilities. it is expected that the enemy will employ NBC weapons. Can the Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) or Army Commendation Medal ARCOM) be awarded during combat? CSM # 3: While your soldiers are digging a fighting position. “Gig” Line Checked Bio with Significant Accomplishments Short Term and Long Term Goals Recite the NCO Creed Sergeant Audie Murphy Bio Sergeant Audie Murphy Club History Sergeant Audie Murphy Crest What are the Duties. Explain what you will tell him on how to conduct guard duty.SAMC Board Questions EXAMPLE CSM # 1: Right Face. What are some of the things that you can tell them to do to prevent this from happening? Your soldier is in a fighting position. Left Face. and Authority of the NCO? CSM # 2: You have a new soldier whose wife can’t find a job.
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia should be placed centered on the sleeve. halfway between the elbow and the shoulder seem (para 28-7e(1)(b)). AR 670-1 .What are some Signs of a Head Injury? What does the Acronym SALUTE Mean? A 4-Digit Grid Coordinate Will Bring You to within How Close to a Point? What Army Regulation Covers Supply? What is a Report of Survey Used for? What does the Acronym TAMMS Stand for? Who is the safety officer for Ft Carson? CSM # 1: What were the 2 Combatant Armies During the Civil War? How Old is the Army? What is the Maximum Effective Range of an M16A2? What are the 8 Functions of the M16A2 Rifle? What Army Regulation Covers Salutes? Why do we Salute? What are the 3 Levels of Army Leadership? What are the Categories of Awards? Who Would Receive the Medal of Honor (MOH) that is Awarded Posthumously? ****4 candidates were kicked out of the board for uniform. Sleeve on the long sleeve shirt should extend to the center of the wrist (para 1-9b(5)). Sleeve on the Class A jacket should extend 1 inch below the wrist (para 1-9b(2)).
He acted in 44 films starring in 39 of them. both as an actor and a producer. . Virginia on May 28. Meade. Italy. Sicily. Army a few days after his 18th birthday. He was also awarded one Belgian and three French medals. France. In 1950 Audie joined the 36th Infantry Division ("T-Patchers") of the Texas National Guard and served with it until 1966. adapted from the best selling book of his war experiences by the same name. but made a lasting impression on American history. Audie was born on a sharecropper’s farm in North Texas on June 20. including Jerry Wallace. and Porter Waggoner. He was an accomplished poet.Audie Leon Murphy was a legend in his own time.S. After basic training at Camp Wolters. writer of country and western songs. After being refused enlistment during World War II in both the Marines and Paratroopers for being too small (5’5") and underweight (110 lbs. 1945. his body was recovered 2 days later on Memorial Day. and poet. unfortunately. Audie wrote the lyrics to 16 country and western songs. 1971. only a few of his poems have survived. as well as. Audie was sent overseas. He was a Mason and a Shriner and belonged to several veterans’ organizations. Audie Murphy was voted the Most Popular Western Actor in America by the Motion Picture Exhibitors. and advanced training at Fort George G. Discharged from the Army on September 21.). The song was recorded by over 30 pop singers. written with Scott Turner in 1962. His biography read more like fiction than fact. Dean Martin. he enlisted in the U. Fittingly. Texas. Most of his movies were westerns. A war hero. He had only 5 years of schooling and was orphaned at age 16. He remained in California for the rest of his life and was closely associated with the movie industry. Maryland. he chopped cotton for one dollar a day and was noted for his feats of derring-do and his accuracy with a gun. As a boy. 1924. He earned a battlefield commission for his courage and leadership ability. the most popular of which was "Shutters and Boards". Audie Murphy was killed in a plane crash on a mountaintop near Roanoke. Audie went to Hollywood at the invitation of movie star James Cagney. movie actor. In 1955. Lieutenant Audie Murphy is the highest decorated soldier in American history. citations and decorations including every medal for valor that America gives. and Germany. He was assigned to the famous 15th Infantry Regiment of the 3rd Infantry Division where he fought in North Africa. His best known film is "To Hell and Back". He lived only 46 years.