2nd Psychological Operations Group

Incoming Commander of the U.S. Army Reserve's 2nd Psychological Operations Group, Col. James C. Slaughter, receives the guidon from outgoing Commander, Brig. Gen. Andree G. Carter during a virtual change-of-command Nov. 15, 2020, Twinsburg, Ohio.
Command Sgt. Maj. Andrew Lombardo, U.S. Army Reserve Command, speaks about the changes and implementation of the new ACFT 2.0. The U.S. Army challenges all Soldiers to pass the ACFT at the gold standard. The ACFT will strengthen our fitness culture, reduce injuries, and increase Army readiness. COVID19 has had an enormous impact on our nation and on our Soldiers. Leadership has assessed the situation and adjusted our implementation of the ACFT across the force. As a result of that assessment, we now introduce ACFT “2.0,” which will physically prepare us all for combat. ACFT 2.0 is the Army’s continuous effort to assess and evolve the ACFT by reviewing its scoring standards and alternate events. Performance data will continue to inform modifications and updates over the next few years. The Army Reserve will remain open and transparent in our scoring standards. When changes are implemented, we will provide appropriate training guidance in our doctrine. For now, no adverse administrative actions will be taken against a Soldier for failing the ACFT. This guidance is in place at least through 31 March 2022.
Maj. Gen. A.C. Roper, deputy commanding general U.S. Army Reserve, talks about the value of life of every U.S. Army Reserve Soldier and the importance of reflectively listening to the concerns and needs of others.


2d Psychological Operations Group will be manned, trained, and equipped to conduct Military Information Support Operations (MISO) during all operational phases in support of combat operations in order to influence the behavior of selected target audiences (TA) in support of Geographic Combatant Commands (GCC) and their subordinate commands' objectives.


The 2d Psychological Operations Group is the most capable, lethal, combat-ready, professional, disciplined, and focused organization in the Army with leaders who care for the unit and their Soldiers as they would their own family – leaders who seek opportunities for long term impact and mentorship, inspiring our Soldiers to become leaders themselves.

Late service member’s devotion impacted unit, Soldiers, Army Reserve
Retired Sgt. 1st Class Timothy Lynn Winkler, a longtime resident of Danbury, Connecticut, died this past March at age 72 after a battle with cancer. Winkler’s career spanned more than four decades of military service, from Vietnam through Operation Enduring Freedom. From beginning to end, his professional life was ultimately committed to the Army Reserve’s mission of readiness. (Courtesy photo)
Aug. 23, 2021 - Retired Sgt. 1st Class Timothy Lynn Winkler was a man of strength and influence – yet after serving in war, being ready for the worst and hoping for the best, he also found ways to enjoy the simple things in life.Winkler, a...

All smiles: Civil Affairs Soldiers teach oral hygiene class in Djibouti
U.S. Army Sgt. Stovall Volanta, dental hygienist, Civil Affairs Functional Specialty Team, Southern European Task Force – Africa, teaches a Djiboutian girl how to brush teeth during an oral hygiene class hosted in partnership with the Association des Femmes de We’a in We’a, Djibouti, Aug. 11, 2021.

The class served to establish and reinforce proper dental health care, both informing children on how to prevent oral decay and equipping teachers with further knowledge to pass on throughout the community and future generations.

These classes are part of the Department of Defense’s Women, Peace and Security initiative, which aims to promote the safety, equality and meaningful contributions of women around the world, and positively affect local community organizations while enriching foreign relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrew Kobialka)
Aug. 20, 2021 - On the highway westbound of Djibouti City, there is a small town filled with bright colors, rich culture and community known as We’a. As the people go about their daily lives, the young children immediately standout. They...

151st TIOG Change of Command
U.S. Army Reserve Col. Franklin J. Estes, incoming commander for the 151st Theater Information Operations Group, returns the unit colors to acting TIOG command sergeant major, U.S. Army Reserve Command Sgt. Maj. Troy A. Hershberger, during the change of command at Fort Totten, New York, July 18, 2021.
Aug. 5, 2021 - "All others may perish but the colors live on." With those ceremonial words, the change of command between outgoing commander of the U.S. Army Reserve's 151st Theater Information Operations Group (TIOG) commander, Col...

Congratulations to participants in Interallied Confederation of Reserve Officers Military Competition
Team USA poses for a picture after the the closing ceremony in Lahti, Finland on August 1st. This team was composed of reserve service members from three nations, Finland, Denmark and the United States of America. The CIOR MILCOMP is an annual competition among NATO and Partnership for Peace nations. This competition test reserve service members from allied nations on several core disciplines in teams of three.
Aug. 5, 2021 - Congratulations to all of the service members who participated in the CIOR MILCOMP in Finland over the weekend!...

USACAPOC(A) and interoperability in MDO at JWA
Brig. Gen. Gen. Jeffrey C. Coggin (left), Commanding General of the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), speaks with Lt. Gen. Jody J. Daniels (right), Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General, U.S. Army Reserve Command, as they participate in the Joint Warfighting Assessment 2021 distinguished visitor day initial briefing at Fort Carson, Colo., June 25, 2021. U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) Civil Affairs, Psychological Operations, and Information Operations Soldiers took part in JWA 2021 with participants from different Army units and multinational partners such as U.K., Australian and Canadian armed forces, working to improve interoperability between U.S. joint forces and our allies. JWA exercises help the Army evaluate emerging concepts, integrate new technologies, and promote interoperability between the Army, other services, and our multinational partners. Joint and multinational partners are key to the success of Multi-Domain Operations.
Aug. 4, 2021 - At an annual event dedicated to force modernization and the development of multi-domain operations (MDO), U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) leaders came together with other leaders from...
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Col. James C. (Clift) Slaughter
Commander, 2nd Psychological Operations Group (Airborne)

Command Sgt. Maj. Michael P. Gedeon
Command Sergeant Major, 2nd Psychological Operations Group (Airborne)