“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.

USACAPOC(A) is made up of more than 88 Army Reserve units across 32 states and Puerto Rico. With the headquarters at Fort Bragg, N.C., USACAPOC(A) strives to support our nations objectives overseas by sword, deed, and word. 

Our Mission

USACAPOC(A) supports the Army and Joint Force with strategic, operational, and tactical civil affairs, military information support, and information operations capabilities across the range of military operations. 

Our Vision

This command exists to support the Army and Joint Force with strategic, operational, and tactical civil affairs, military information support, and information operations capabilities across the range of military operations.

Our units will be manned, trained, ready, disciplined, regionally educated, and professional. We will serve our nation as force multipliers as part of Unified Land Operations.

Our formations are regionally aligned to support the Geographic Combatant Commanders and Service Component Commanders with Civil Affairs, Military Information Support Operations and Information Operations.

EACH CIVIL AFFAIRS COMMAND IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SUPPORTING AND ADVISING A 4-STAR GENERAL OR ADMIRAL WHO WAS IN CHARGE OF ONE OF THE U.S. MILITARY'S FIVE GEOGRAPHIC REGIONS AROUND THE WORLD.