151st Theater Information Operations Group

MISSION

On order, the 151st Theater Information Operations Group deploys modular and tailorable Information Operations forces worldwide in order to gain and maintain information dominance by conducting Information Warfare in the Information Environment.

Globally engaged, the 151st TIOG is the Army Reserve Information Operations force provider to EUCOM, AFRICOM, CENTCOM, SOUTHCOM and USCC. Since the establishment of the TIOGs in 2009, the demand signal for IO support to theater activities and operations has increased by eight fold. The 151st TIOG executes six recurring FTNs, participates in up to 24 exercises annually, and continues to increase capability and capacity to support increased demand. With information newly established as a Joint Function and ARCYBERs recent declaration of Training Readiness Oversight (TRO) over all IO forces, Information Warfare rapidly evolves. 151st TIOG stands ready and available to meet current and future requirements.

Army Reserve lieutenant colonel reflects on being team member for two Army Ten-Miler titles
Nancy McCoy, an Army Reserve lieutenant colonel with the 353rd Civil Affairs Command of Staten Island, N.Y., and government civilian Equal Employment Opportunity specialist with the Army Reserve at Fort McCoy, Wis., holds two Army Ten-Miler championship trophies Nov. 14, 2019, she helped win in 2019 and 2007. The two titles are the only two Ten-Miler titles held at Fort McCoy, and McCoy is the only person to have been a part of both teams. McCoy is a resident of Tomah, Wis. (U.S. Army Photo by Scott T. Sturkol, Public Affairs Office, Fort McCoy, Wis.)
Dec. 10, 2019 - For more than 20 years, Nancy McCoy has been running long-distance events, including marathons. Her desire to train for long distances in 1999 wasn’t about fulfilling a dream or, by 2019, being the only Soldier who helped Fort McCoy earn two Army Ten-Miler championships.

U.S. conducts joint knowledge exchange with partners in Somalia
U.S. Army Maj. Novneet Sahu (top) teaches a Ugandan People's Defense Force soldier tourniquet application techniques during a joint knowledge exchange in Somalia Oct. 30, 2019. U.S. service members in Somalia conducted a joint Tactical Casualty Combat Care knowledge exchange and mass casualty exercise with neighboring Ugandan African Union Mission in Somalia soldiers October 31, 2019. The operation enhanced partner force interoperability and communication and instilled enduring procedures for mass casualty events in the region.
Nov. 22, 2019 - U.S. service members in Somalia recently conducted a joint Tactical Casualty Combat Care information exchange and mass casualty exercise with neighboring Ugandan African Union Mission in Somalia soldiers. The operation enhanced partner force interoperability and communication, and instilled enduring procedures for mass casualty events in the region.

Change of stole ceremony welcomes new USACAPOC(A) chaplain
Maj. Gen. Darrell J. Guthrie, the United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) commanding general, places a stole on Chaplain Lt. Col. Richard James, the incoming command chaplain, Nov. 20, 2019 at the USACAPOC(A) headquarters on Fort Bragg, N.C. Chaplain Col. Bruce Sidebotham, the outgoing chaplain, watches.
Nov. 20, 2019 - The incoming command chaplain is Chaplain Lt. Col. Richard James, who comes to USACAPOC(A) from the 100th Training Division (Leader Development) at Fort Knox, Ky. He replaces Chaplain Col. Bruce Sidebotham, who has been the command chaplain since 2017. Sidebotham, who joined the Army in 1981, is retiring.

Why I Serve: Spc. Ken Park
Spc. Ken Parks, a Soldier with the 414th Civil Affairs Battalion listens to the range safety officer issue commands targets during a qualification table at his unit's November drill weekend at Fort Custer, Michigan on November 16th, 2019.
Nov. 20, 2019 - "I have no idea why I joined the Army," said Spc. Ken Park, a Soldier with the 414th Civil Affairs Battalion, based out of Southfield, Michigan, about his military service. 

Reasons for service: "I love the civil affairs mission"
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Edward French, a team sergeant in Alpha Company, 414th Civil Affairs Battalion, instructs another Soldier on how to adjust the sights on his rifle while viewing where his shots landed after an iteration of firing at a rifle zeroing range at Fort Custer, Michigan, Nov. 16, 2019. Army Reserve Soldiers must stay up to date on their rifle qualifications to ensure they are lethal, capable, and combat ready. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Adam Parent)
Nov. 20, 2019 - When U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sergeant Edward French joined the Army in 1998 one of his motivating reasons was to help pay for college.

414th Civil Affairs Battalion Soldiers conduct Soldier readiness exercises
Soldiers from the 414th Civil Affairs Battalion attend a briefing providing training on various subjects, including the Army Sexual Harassment/Assault Response & Prevention  (SHARP) program, anti-terrorism training, and cybersecurity best practices at the Robert L. Poxon Army Reserve Center in Southfield, Michigan, Oct 19, 2019. These subjects are essential to maintaining a high level of individual and unit readiness. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Robert Torres)
Nov. 12, 2019 - Soldiers with the 414th Civil Affairs Battalion conducted Soldier readiness exercises this weekend at the Robert L. Poxon Army Reserve Center. These exercises included weapon maintenance, an Army Physical Fitness Test, and mandatory briefings.

PSYOP Worldwide provides sharing forum for leaders
Neil Heupel, left, president of the PSYOP Regimental Association, also a PSYOP and information operations strategic planner in USACAPOC(A)’s force development directorate, congratulates Maj. Joseph E. Begley, middle left, Headquarters, 7th PSYOP Group and Lt. Col. Aaron Clapsaddle, middle right, chief of training, for USACAPOC(A), after they received Major General Robert A. McClure Medallion during the Worldwide Psychological Operations Conference Nov. 7, 2019 on Fort Bragg, N.C. Maj. Gen. Darrell Guthrie, right, looks on.
Nov. 7, 2019 - United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) hosted this year’s Worldwide Psychological Operations Conference Nov. 7 at the command’s headquarters building.

Civil Affairs battalions looking up at a new chain of command
Soldiers of the United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) and 1st Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Training Brigade run through lanes in a validation exercise Sept. 22, 2019 at Fort Bragg, N.C. The units partnered with First Army to help enable 1TB to be able to better validate all Army Reserve CA and PYSOP Soldiers prior to deployment in order to increase force multipliers in an ever-changing Army.
Nov. 1, 2019 - The 1st CA PO Training Brigade, headquartered at Fort Bragg, reorganized as of Oct. 1 to fall under the 350th Civil Affairs Command, headquartered in Pensacola, Fla. In so doing, the Brigade assumed command and control of the three civil affairs battalions that previously reported directly to the 350th CACOM.

Minuteman ROTC Scholarship campaign is still underway
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, Chief of the Army Reserve and commanding general of U.S. Army Reserve Command, and ROTC cadets, who commissioned into the Army Reserve, pose for a portrait after a development conference for ROTC cadets at Howard University, Washington, Nov. 7, 2018. The conference included cadets from 22 universities and 10 senior leaders from the U.S. Army. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Audrey Hayes)
Oct. 24, 2019 - United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) has six Army Reserve Minuteman Scholarships remaining to award this year. Army Reserve Soldiers and those planning to enlist can help pay for college through the Guaranteed Reserve Force Duty Scholarship Minuteman Campaign. It provides college students with an ROTC scholarship and commission as an Army Reserve officer.

USACAPOC, Smithsonian to train the next generation of Monuments Men
Brigadier General Jeffrey C. Coggin, Deputy Commanding General of U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) and Dr. Richard Kurin, Smithsonian Distinguished Scholar and Ambassador-at-Large sign an agreement to train and support U.S. military personnel working to protect cultural property during armed conflict Monday. Oct. 21, 2019 at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art in Washington, D.C.
Oct. 22, 2019 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers and historical preservationists will be working together to protect cultural heritage treasures during wartime.
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