OCPA Midwest - Frequently Asked Questions

What can OCPA-MW do for me?

We action media inquiries, find Soldiers for events, coordinate Army colorguards and speakers and more. If it involves the Army, we can help.

I'm a member of the media and have a question about the Army, or want to interview a Soldier for a story. Can you help me with that?

Absolutely. If we don't have what you're looking for, we'll know who to ask.

Where's the OCPA-MW branch office located?

In the heart of the Loop in downtown Chicago:
33 N. LaSalle St., Ste. 2650
Chicago, IL 60602

How do I obtain assistance?

Just give us a call: 312-596-4420.

What does OCPA stand for?

Office of the Chief of Public Affairs


The mission of the U.S. Army Public Affairs Midwest office, located in downtown Chicago, is to connect America with her Army. We connect America to her Army by interacting with the media, private and civic organizations across a 16-state region. Our internal network includes the Active-Duty Army, Army National Guard, the Army Reserve, Warrior Transition Units, Army Recruiting, the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) and Junior ROTC across our 16 state-region that includes Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee and Wisconsin. We also work with our sister service organizations to ensure that no requests to honor our servicemembers go unanswered.


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