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.

MISSION 

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.

VISION 

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.

By the numbers … USACAPOC(A) leads the way with Command Post Exercise – Functional 21-02
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Zachary H. Bendorf, psychological operations specialist, 11th Psychological Operations Battalion, briefs Brig. Gen. Jeffrey C. Coggin, commanding general, U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), using the Command Post of the Future (CPOF) platform. Bendorf is able to brief the commanding general on battlefield topsight, collaboration and live data using this system at Command Post Exercise – Functional (CPX-F) at Fort McCoy, Wis., June 10, 2021.
June 21, 2021 - After months of social distancing, the U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations (Command) came out swinging to pack a punch and start the training season with a logistically intense and task demanding Command Post...

Civil Affairs Soldiers conduct English discussion groups in Djibouti
U.S. Soldiers with Civil Affairs East Africa (CA-EA), a forward deployed element of Southern European Task Force - Africa (SETAF-AF) and Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) and students from the American Corner stand together for a picture after completing the English Discussion Group at Djibouti City, Djibouti, May 25, 2021. The Civil Affairs soldiers concluded the final EDG courses with the American Corner students and presented them with certificates for completing the discussion groups.
June 2, 2021 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers deployed in support of Civil Affairs East Africa (CA-EA), a forward deployed element of Southern European Task Force - Africa (SETAF-AF) in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa...

USACAPOC(A) G4 represents Army Reserve in Fayetteville Memorial Day Ceremony
U.S. Army Reserve Col. Andrew T. Love, G4 for the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), places a wreath representing those who served and were lost during World War I while participating in the 2021 Fayetteville, N.C., Memorial Day Ceremony to honor America’s fallen military service members, May 31, 2021, at Freedom Memorial Park.
June 2, 2021 - U.S. Army Reserve Col. Andrew T. Love, G4 for the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) represented the Army Reserve while taking part in the 2021 Memorial Day ceremony at Freedom Memorial...

New languages among many skills developed as civil affairs Soldier
Civil affairs Soldiers Spc. Robert Luginbuhl, left, and Sgt. Andrew Miller provide support for their unit, the 415th Civil Affairs Battalion, during their validation exercise, Crimson Dawn 3.0, at Fort Custer, Augusta, Mich., on March, 18, 2021.
June 2, 2021 - Learning new languages, experiencing world cultures, discovering new geographies, and gaining opportunities to travel. These are just a few of the advantages of being a civil affairs Soldier...

Civil Affairs Conducts Realistic JTF Training at JBCC
Soldiers with the 412th Civil Affairs Battalion, 360th Civil Affairs Brigade participate in Operation Viking, May 7 to 27 at Joint Base Cape Cod, Mass. Operation Viking is a joint task force training exercise construct designed to improve airborne operations, combat readiness, and tactical proficiency through collective task levels performed in a joint environment.
June 1, 2021 - Soldiers from multiple Army Reserve units, the Air Force, Massachusetts National Guard, and the Coast Guard joined forces with the 360th Civil Affairs Brigade and the 412th Civil Affairs Battalion during Operation Viking May...
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Col. James C. (Clift) Slaughter
Commander, 2nd Psychological Operations Group (Airborne)
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Command Sgt. Maj. Michael P. Gedeon
Command Sergeant Major, 2nd Psychological Operations Group (Airborne)
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