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  • USACAPOC(A) On Confidence Course

    Jun 17, 2010

    The U.S. Civil Affairs and Psychological Operation Command (Airborne)'s top 14 Soldiers and Noncommissioned Officers from across the nation are competing to become this year's Best Warrior, Soldier or NCO category.

  • USACAPOC(A) Range

    Jun 17, 2010

    The U.S. Civil Affairs and Psychological Operation Command (Airborne)'s top 14 Soldiers and Noncommissioned Officers from across the nation are competing to become this year's Best Warrior, Soldier or NCO category.

  • Reserve Soldiers and Warrior Task Training

    Jun 17, 2010

    The U.S. Civil Affairs and Psychological Operation Command (Airborne)'s top 14 Soldiers and Noncommissioned Officers from across the nation are competing to become this year's Best Warrior, Soldier or NCO category.

  • USACAPOC(A) Marches on with Best Warrior

    Jun 17, 2010

    14 Soldiers and Noncommissioned officers compete for this year's U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations (Airborne) Best Warrior Competition at Fort Bragg.

  • USACAPOC(A) Best Warrior Combatives

    Jun 17, 2010

    14 Soldiers and Noncommissioned officers compete for this year's U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations (Airborne) Best Warrior Competition at Fort Bragg.

  • USACAPOC(A) Best Warrior Competition

    Jun 17, 2010

    14 Soldiers and Noncommissioned officers compete for this year's U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations (Airborne) Best Warrior Competition at Fort Bragg.

  • Army Reserve in Normandy

    Jun 8, 2010

    Over 90 Army Reserve Soldiers with the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), with units throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, participate in Operation Air Drop Normandy.

  • Celebrate the holidays with safety in mind

    Dec 15, 2009

    Celebrate the holidays with safety in mind

  • Jump for toys - Fort Bragg paratroopers earn wings, help community during Operation Toy Drop

    Dec 14, 2009

    It is an emotional time of year for many of the people who worked with and remember Sgt. 1st Class Randy Oler. Hundreds of paratroopers gathered at Pope Air Force Base's Green Ramp Friday with the toys they were donating as part of the 12th Annual Operation Toy Drop.

  • Operation Toy Drop 2009

    Dec 11, 2009

    Operation Toy Drop is an annual Airborne jump held at Fort Bragg, N.C., and is hosted by the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), and supported by Fort Bragg's XVIII Airborne Corps and Pope Air Force Base's 43rd Airlift Wing. Over 3,000 Soldiers are expected to donate a toy for a lottery ticket and the chance to jump under an international jumpmaster in order to earn their foreign jump wings. The operation gives Soldiers and Airmen the opportunity to help local families in need over the holidays while boosting morale and incorporating valuable training. Since its inception, Operation Toy Drop has collected and distributed more than 30,000 toys for families of Soldiers as well orphanages in the local community.

  • Army Management Staff College extends Excellence in Education Award deadline

    Dec 7, 2009

    Army Management Staff College extended the application deadline for the 2nd annual Excellence in Education Award.

  • Maj. Gen. David N. Blackledge

    Nov 19, 2009

    Maj. Gen. David N. Blackledge, Commanding General, USACAPOC(A)

  • Security awareness - Understanding foreign disclosure

    Oct 15, 2009

  • Texas Civil Affairs Brigade Changes Hands by the Doors of the Alamo

    Sep 24, 2009

    The 321st Civil Affairs Brigade held a change of command ceremony Sept. 13 outside the Alamo in downtown San Antonio. Col. Michael Finn relinquished command to Col. Kenenth Moore and returned to his original position as the brigade's deputy commanding officer. The Alamo, a national symbol of Texan pride, is prominent in the 321's unit insignia.

  • Official USACAPOC(A) Web site

    Jul 11, 2009

  • U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) Commanding General Highlight

    Jul 9, 2009

    Each year, Philadelphia hosts millions of residents and visitors for a celebration of the nation's birthday. Maj. Gen. David A. Morris, the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), speaks in a ceremony in front of the Independence Hall the morning of July 4. USACAPOC(A) has an historical connection the City of Philadelphia dating back to 1778. General George Washington observed Philadelphia's state of ruin and asked the officers in his colonial army to restore governance, law and order to the city. A subordinate unit within USACAPOC(A), the 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, recently returned from duty in the Middle East where the unit assisted in rebuilding Iraq's government. As Army Reserve soldiers, a number of the Soldiers in the 304th are also employed by the City of Philadelphia.

  • Army Reserve Chemical Units Take on Civil Affairs Affiliation and Mission for Iraq Deployments

    Jul 9, 2009

    "You're about to be in a situation where each one of you is the only person who can make a difference," said Brig. Gen. Mark Hendrix to a formation of more than 200 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers standing behind seven brand new unit guide-ons bearing the civil affairs branch insignia and colors. Hendrix, the Commanding General of the 350th Civil Affairs Command in Pensacola, Fla., spoke at the units' reflagging ceremony June 18 at Fort Dix, N.J., welcoming the Soldiers to the U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne). The flags, having been unveiled for the first time, marked seven Army Reserve companies' official transition from chemical support units to civil affairs units.

  • 65th D-Day Anniversary Commemoration Events

    Jul 9, 2009

    Army Reserve paratroopers from the U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) were part of commemorative events for the 65th Anniversary of the D-Day landings at Normandy. Over 30 German, American, British and French WWII veterans stood side-by-side to honor the fallen and commit to a partnership for peace. USACAPOC(A) paratroopers represented the Army Reserve for the event, joining active duty paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division. American Airborne Soldiers participated in commemorative jumps in England and France during the week's activities.

  • Airborne Soldiers Crawl, Walk and Run Through Best Warrior Competition

    Jul 9, 2009

    Bodies were bruised, endurance and skills were tested, and minds were challenged as Soldiers from across the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) competed for the coveted title "Best Warrior." The competition brought together the top Soldiers from USACAPOC(A) subordinate units from a 31-state region and Puerto Rico. During the four days of competition, the best of the best were pushed to their limits, both physically and mentally.

  • Command Honors Three Fallen Warrior-Citizens in Memorial Ceremony

    Jul 9, 2009

    The U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) honored its fallen soldiers Thursday morning in a ceremony at Fort Bragg. The ceremony, which included a wreath-laying as well as remarks from the commanding general, was held in honor of Sgt. Federico G. Borjas, Maj. Scott A Hagerty and Maj. Dwayne M. Kelley - three Army Reserve soldiers who died while serving their country overseas over the past year.

  • Army Reserve Paratroopers Conduct Airborne Training

    Jul 9, 2009

    The U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), headquartered at Fort Bragg, N.C., is the only Airborne command in the Army Reserves. As Army Paratroopers, Soldiers in USACAPOC(A) are trained to conduct humanitarian and civil support missions across the globe. USACAPOC(A) Soldiers conduct Airborne training operations often in order to maintain their Airborne training and qualifications.

  • 351st Civil Affairs Command Change of Command

    Jul 9, 2009

    Brig. Gen. Gary Medvigy receives the 351st Civil Affairs Command's colors during a change of command ceremony, May 2, signifying the assumption of command. The passing of the unit's colors represents the transfer of authority and responsibility for the unit from one commander to another. The 351st CACOM belongs to the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), in which ninety-six percent of Civil Affairs Soldiers are full-time professionals who train in the U.S. Army Reserve. In his civilian career, Medvigy is a superior court judge for the state of California in Santa Rosa.

  • Civil Affairs Missions in Iraq

    Jul 8, 2009

    Army Reserve Soldiers in the U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) play a vital role in the military's reconstruction efforts in Iraq. Civil Affairs Soldiers use their cultural expertise and additional skillsets from the civilian workforce to help build a better, more stable government and infrastructure for the Iraqi people. In these photos, taken in the Spring of 2009, Civil Affairs Soldiers advise Iraqi officials on civil-military operations, help stimulate Iraq's economy with business and agriculture development, and brighten the days of children in Iraqi orphanages. These are only a few of Civil Affairs Soldiers' many missions overseas.

  • U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) Stands Up 402nd Civil Affa

    Jul 7, 2009

    Speaking at a reestablishment ceremony to a formation of Soldiers, VIPs and a small crowd of visitors at Fort San Felipe del Morro, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Jurasek, commander, 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion, said, "my officers will lead from the front; my NCOs [non-commissioned officer] will lead by example; and my Soldiers will complete their mission with technical and tactical proficiency and set the example to which all other Soldiers should strive to achieve."

  • Torres the Gunner

    Jul 7, 2009

    Sgt. Danielle Torres, a civil affairs specialist working in the operations and intelligence section with the 304th Civil Affairs Brigade headquarters company from Philadelphia, is the only female gunner in their convoy security team. She is humble about her strength and intimidating ability, as it is not every day in Iraq one might see a female lugging around a .50 caliber machine gun, let alone harnessed in as the gunner. "I like being up there. I feel like I am contributing more than if I were in the back," said Torres, a 22-year-old Army Reserve Soldier.

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