Tag: Civil Affairs

Civil Affairs Conducts Realistic JTF Training at JBCC
June 1, 2021

United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command, Command Post Exercise-Functional (CPX-F) 2021
April 22, 2021
United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command, Command Post Exercise-Functional (CPX-F) 2021

When what seems right is wrong – Civil Affairs and cultural heritage preservation
April 22, 2021
U.S. Army Reserve Col. Scott DeJesse, program director for the 38G / 6V Heritage and Preservation branch, U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), speaks about tangible and intangible cultural heritage during virtual pre-deployment training for Soldiers from the 415th Civil Affairs Battalion, Kalamazoo, Mich. The unit is preparing to deploy to Eastern Europe in support of Atlantic Resolve later this spring and spent several days attending training classes given by subject matter experts affiliated with USACAPOC(A) 38G Functional Specialty Teams, 23 – 24 March, 2021. Soldiers received overview training on a range of subjects including the Hague Convention, identification of trafficked objects, trust issues within cultural heritage and how artifact restoration can lead to culture loss.

USACAPOC(A) Best Warriors 2021
April 16, 2021
Staff Sgt. Jonathan Chacon, left, a civil affairs specialist with the 426th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne), is awarded a plaque from Command Sgt. Maj, Petter Trotter, the senior enlisted leader of United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), for being named NCO of the Year during the 2021 U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) Best Warrior Competition at Fort Jackson, S.C., April 10, 2021. The USACAPOC(A) BWC is an annual competition that brings in competitors from across USACAPOC(A) to earn the title of “Best Warrior.” BWC tests the Soldiers’ individual ability to adapt and overcome challenging scenarios and battle-focused events, testing their technical and tactical skills under stress and extreme fatigue.

Interagency virtual training for the Civil Affairs professional of tomorrow
April 14, 2021
Civil Affairs Soldiers from across the U.S. participated in the ‘Interagency in the Pacific’ virtual training conducted on March 20, 2021. The training provided an understanding of how working together with U.S. government agencies can assist CA Soldiers in successfully accomplishing a mission by knowing the agencies within a government and what their roles are.

Inspired to Inspire
March 31, 2021
Despite having completed an 18.6 mile march carrying a 31 pound rucksack,  Sgt. 1st Class Kristen Bell, Civil Affairs Team Sergeant, 404th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne), is all smiles. Her time of 4 hours, 38 minutes earned her the Norwegian Foot March badge for wear on her Army Service Uniform.

U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers visit orphanage in Romania
March 30, 2021
U.S. Army Soldiers Visit Orphanage

Civil Affairs East Africa team teaches oral hygiene, preventative care
March 30, 2021
U.S. Army Civil Affairs East Africa Southern European Task Force Africa (CA-EA SETAF-AF) functional specialty team members and students pose for a group photo at the International School of Africa, Arta, Djibouti, March 23, 2021. Members of the CA-EA FXSP team collectively spoke to more than 70 children at the school, reinforcing the focus on preventative oral health care.

Leading the future: Aggie gives back
March 25, 2021
Leading the future: Aggie gives back

USACAPOC(A) leverages real world experience for Civil Affairs money laundering training
March 1, 2021
U.S. Army Reserve Maj. Dale P. Kooyenga, 38G capabilities development manager with the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne)  Strategic Initiatives Group (SIG) headquartered at Ft. Bragg, NC, coordinates the Military Support to Governance 38G Money, Banking, and Finance, money laundering crime virtual training event," Feb. 6, 2021. The Civil Affairs training event, that took place between over 60 Civil Affairs professionals and partnerships formed with other government agencies (OGAs) such as the FBI, was meant to prepare Soldiers to recognize and combat money laundering in the operational environment.