151st Theater Information Operations Group Leadership
Welcome to the official webpage of the 151st Theater Information Operations Group, USACAPOC(A)

MISSION

The Information Operations (IO) mission is to synchronize related capabilities comprised of electronic warfare, psychological operations, operations security, and network operations with the overarching objective of gaining, maintaining and controlling the information environment on the battlefield. The 151st TIOG supports contingency operations around the world with primary support to the European Command (EUCOM) and the African Command (AFRICOM).
USACAPOC(A) Soldiers participate in Polish firearms collectors convention
U.S. Soldiers teach a Polish citizen how to use night vision goggles at Zbrojownia Firearms Collector’s Association’s annual Firearms Collectors Convention June 1st, 2019, at Fort IV Tietzen, Poznan, Poland. Zbrojownia Firearms Collector’s Association and other organizations have an annual Firearms Collectors Convention, which has over one hundred individual exhibitors of firearms, presentations of military vehicles, equipment and sightseeing of Fort Tietzen. (U.S. Army Photo by Pvt. Joanna Gaona Gomez)
June 10, 2019 - The Zbrojownia Firearms Collectors Association and other Organizers hosted the annual Firearms Collectors Convention at Fort VI Tietzen, Poznan, Poland, on June 1, 2019. The Zbrojownia firearms Collectors Association partnered with the 407th Civil Affairs Battalion and 396th Composite Truck Company to provide current U.S. Army equipment and firearms.

353d CACOM planners help move Reserve, active Soldiers to D-Day ceremonies
Keith Nightengale, a retired #USArmy colonel, talks to Soldiers from  United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) June 3 in Normandy, France in preparation for the D-Day 75th anniversary commemoration.
June 6, 2019 - The Army Reserve’s 353d Civil Affairs Command is coordinating travel for active-duty and reserve Soldiers from the United States to France and back for the 75th Anniversary D-Day celebrations.

They Have Arrived: Joint Light Tactical Vehicles Training Officially Kicks Off at Fort McCoy
Army Reserve instructors from the 94th Training Division, 80th Training Command taught the very first class of students in the Operators New Equipment Training course for the U.S. Army's new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle at the JLTV Training Center on Fort McCoy, Wisconsin May 6 to 11, 2019.   Photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Benari Poulten, 80th Training Command (TASS).
May 15, 2019 - The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle has rolled off the assembly line, and Army Reserve instructors with the 94th Training Division – Force Sustainment were the first to begin training Soldiers on the Army’s newest vehicle in the first JLTV Operator New Equipment Training here May 6-11, 2019.

USACAPOC(A) Soldiers compete in command's Best Warrior Competition
Spc. Nico Smith, CBRN Specialist, 436th Civil Affairs Battalion, Orlando, Florida, fires the M4 in a kneeling position April 29, 2019 at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, during the USACAPOC(A) Best Warrior Competition.



Each day the competitors were physically and mentally tested, with little sleep, little food, all without knowing what was next. The winners will continue on to the USARC Best Warrior Competition, scheduled June 23-29, at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Smith was named runner-up in the enlisted division. (Photo by Mrs. Saska Ball, USACAPOC(A) PAO).
May 6, 2019 - Every Spring, U.S. Army Reserve units across the globe—from company-level on up to division-level—host their own version of a Best Warrior Competition, in order to find one enlisted Soldier and one noncommissioned officer to represent their command at the U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior Competition. 

Why I Serve: Purple Heart recipient dedicated to military service
U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. John Lee, 414 Civil Affairs Battalion, poses for a photo April 25, 2019 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Lee, despite former deployment hardships, continues to serve to help accomplish the Army's mission. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. Ashton Koller, USARCENT Public Affairs Office)
April 30, 2019 - “It was mass chaos,” said Staff Sgt. John Lee, 414th Civil Affairs Battalion. “After the bomb went off, I was more focused on getting other people out. I carried several people out before I was told that I had been hit and I was bleeding.”

Exercise Palau offers veterinary outreach to Koror
Maj. John Knowles, with the 405th Civil Affairs Battalion, performs surgery on a kitten at a veterinarian outreach program at the Palau Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) April 15, 2019, in Koror, Palau during Exercise Palau. U.S. Army veterinarians and PAWS have partnered to aid the community in providing basic animal health care for pets. Exercise Palau is sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific and hosted by the nation of Palau, and strengthens the U.S. and Palau relationships, and contributes to a free and open Indo-Pacific. The exercise will run from the April 13-19, and will include several security cooperation training events as well as community and animal health outreach services at several sites including Koror, Peleliu and Angaur.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class John Etheridge)
April 17, 2019 - Palauans of the of the four-legged variety are receiving some special attention during a four-day veterinarian health outreach program that started April 15, 2019, in Koror, Palau. U.S. Army Reserve veterinarians and the Palau Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) teamed up to offer routine animal care including vaccinations, spay and neutering as a part of Exercise Palau.

Rewarding and Challenging: USACAPOC(A) Soldiers aid in Mozambique cyclone relief
U.S. Army Maj. Eric Buendia, assigned to Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), helps unload humanitarian aid from a World Food Programme helicopter in Bebedo, Mozambique, April 8, 2019, during humanitarian relief efforts in the Republic of Mozambique and surrounding areas following Cyclone Idai. Teams from CJTF-HOA, which is leading U.S. Department of Defense support to relief efforts in Mozambique, began immediate preparation to respond following a call for assistance from the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Disaster Assistance Response Team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Corban Lundborg)
April 12, 2019 - Deployed Soldiers with the United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) helped with cyclone relief in Mozambique.

Army Reserve Soldiers Conduct Advanced Weapons Training
The Army Reserve Marksmanship Program conducted an invitational training event at Marine Corps Base Quantico. Sgt. 1st Class Horner, Army Reserve Careers Division, Army Reserve Shooting Team member, and Team SIG professional shooter, led much of the instruction.
March 29, 2019 - The Army Reserve Marksmanship program held an invitational training, new event and equipment

Balikatan 2019: AFP, U.S. Army begin construction project at Pagasa Elementary
(From left to right) The Honorable Efren Pascual Jr., municipal mayor of Orani, Bataan, Armed Forces of the Philippines Army Lt. Col. Francesca Dapiton, Office of the Chief Engineer, and U.S. Army Lt. Col. Michael Tucker, Combined Joint Civil Military Operations Task Force commander, break ground during the Engineering Civic Action Project (ENCAP) 4 opening ceremony as part of Exercise Balikatan, March 12, 2019.  U.S. Army 1st Lt. Brendon Cagney, ENCAP 4 officer in charge, looks on.  During the exercise planning process, military planners visited various locations in coordination with AFP and local officials to nominate sites. Numerous factors were taken into account, including logistics requirements, unit capabilities, and exercise requirements. Pagasa Elementary School was selected as one of the Balikatan construction projects following this selection process. Exercise Balikatan, in its 35th iteration, is an annual U.S.-Philippine military training exercise focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counter-terrorism, and other combined military operations. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Scott Vargas, 128th MPAD)
March 22, 2019 - Philippine Airmen and U.S. Soldiers came together with local officials to begin a construction project at Pagasa Elementary School.

USACAPOC(A) CG: Command must adapt, prepare for the future
Maj. Gen. Darrell Guthrie, United States Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) commanding general, speaks to senior leaders during the Yearly Training Brief Monday, March 4, 2019 at the USACAPOC(A) headquarters building on Fort Bragg. N.C.
March 11, 2019 - The United States Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) is moving into the future.