OCPA West Contact Information


U.S. Army Office of the Chief of Public Affairs, Western Region
10880 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1250
Los Angeles, California 90024


(310) 235-7621


(310) 235-6075


The U.S. Army's Office of the Chief of Public Affairs, Western Region (OCPA-West) is the entertainment industry's direct liaison to the United States Army. Our primary purpose is to assist film, television, and video game professionals in all matters relating to the United States Army. OCPA-West leverages its direct interface with members of the entertainment industry to ensure Army-supported projects are accurately portrayed. The office proactively seeks opportunities to showcase the American Soldier and all that they do for our nation. The staff at OCPA-West specializes in knowledge of and liaison with the entertainment world; feature film and television script review; on-site technical military assistance to film makers; coordinating documentary coverage of the Army; community outreach planning; news media engagements and community liaison on behalf of the Army.


"OCPA-West's goal is to educate American and global audiences about the U.S. Army by ensuring realistic/plausible portrayal of Soldiers in the entertainment media."

-Mr. Ken Hawes, OCPA-West Chief

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