U.S. Army Reserve

 

“BY SWORD, DEED, AND WORD”

The U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) is a two-star headquarters providing Army and Joint Forces commanders 82 percent of the DoD civil affairs forces and 83 percent of the DoD’s psychological operations forces. Civil Affairs, Psychological Operations, and Information Operations Soldiers combine regional and trans-regional expertise, political-military awareness, and cross-cultural communication skills to conduct and support civil-military operations for conventional and special operations forces.

USACAPOC (A) Soldiers are integrated in current global U.S. operations including Iraq, Afghanistan, Horn of Africa, European, Pacific, and Central/South American regions. USACAPOC (A) provides airborne oversight for USARC and is the only strategic CA structure in DoD.

It supports the Army and Joint Force with strategic, operational, and tactical level civil affairs operations, psychological operations, and information operations capabilities.

USACAPOC (A) provides a cost-effective solution and enables the supported commander expanded freedom of maneuver in both Combined Arms Maneuver and Wide Area Security missions across the Range of Military Operations. USACAPOC (A) CA, PSYOP, and IO forces support Army formations in conventional operations, Irregular Warfare, Theater Security Cooperation, and Stability Operations in support of Geographic Combatant Command requirements.





 

SPECIALIZED CAPABILITIES
• 100 percent of DoD’s conventional PSYOP forces
• Trans-Regional Civil Information Management
• 95 percent of DoD’s conventional CA forces
• Two of five Army IO groups
In The News
April 4, 2018 - Soldiers and noncommissioned officers from units throughout the 350th Civil Affairs Command competed in the command's Best Warrior Competition, which attracted competitors from Texas and as far as Puerto Rico. The event was held at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Mar. 4-8.
March 5, 2018 - Enter the headquarters of any Army unit and you will find the walls filled with dedications to its history and heritage, from the storied Airborne Divisions of World War II, to basic training companies that have never deployed. Most Army bases have a museum which celebrates the contributions of the installation and its units to previous war efforts. What most Army units do not have is an exhibit celebrating their history in a civilian museum. The 360th Civil Affairs Brigade does, at the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum, within the state museum in Columbia.
December 6, 2017 - The U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) is hosting the 20th annual Randy Oler Memorial Operation Toy Drop, which is the largest international airborne operation conducted worldwide.
December 6, 2017 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 350th Human Resources Company (HRC) from Grand Prairie, Texas, supported airborne Soldiers and foreign jumpmasters participating in the Randy Oler Memorial Operation Toy Drop, which runs from Nov. 30 to Dec. 8, 2017.
December 6, 2017 - Paratroopers with the XVIII Airborne Corps and the 82nd Airborne Division conducted the first official airborne exercise of Operation Toy Drop here Dec. 1, 2017.

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