“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 76 percent of the DoD civil affairs forces and 63 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 96 Army Reserve units across 29 states. 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) is manned, equipped, trained, organized, and led to provide strategic, operational, and tactical Civil Affairs, Psychological Operations, and Information Operations capabilities to enhance the information advantage and lethality of conventional force commanders to deploy, fight, and win across the full range of military operations in multiple domains.

Our Vision

Best People, Best Mission, Bright Future: Harnessing our Collective Influence!

LOE 1: Warfighter First

LOE 2: Unit Readiness

LOE 3: Organizational and Fiscal Responsibility

LOE 4: Innovation

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.