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

By Staff Sgt. Sharilyn WellsJuly 9, 2009

Maj. Gen. David A. Morris, commanding general of U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), presents the Welcome Home Warrior-Citizen Award to Sgt. 1st Class Daniel MacDonald, 304th Civil Affairs Brigade. MacDonald, as an Army Reserve Soldier with a civilian career, is a captain in the Philadelphia Police Department.
1 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Maj. Gen. David A. Morris, commanding general of U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), presents the Welcome Home Warrior-Citizen Award to Sgt. 1st Class Daniel MacDonald, 304th Civil Affairs Brigade. MacDonald, as an Army Reserve Soldier with a civilian career, is a captain in the Philadelphia Police Department. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Sharilyn Wells) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from the 304th Civil Affairs Brigade salute Maj. Gen. David A. Morris, commanding general of the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), during the Independence Day Celebration Parade. The 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, which recently returned from duty in Iraq where the unit assisted in rebuilding the country's government, also marched in the parade. USACAPOC(A) traces its roots back to when George Washington directed the Army to restore governance to Philadelphia in the late 1700s.
2 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from the 304th Civil Affairs Brigade salute Maj. Gen. David A. Morris, commanding general of the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), during the Independence Day Celebration Parade. The 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, which recently returned from duty in Iraq where the unit assisted in rebuilding the country's government, also marched in the parade. USACAPOC(A) traces its roots back to when George Washington directed the Army to restore governance to Philadelphia in the late 1700s. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Sharilyn Wells) VIEW ORIGINAL
Leading the 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, Col. Ken Scott, deputy commanding officer, salutes the commanding general of U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), Maj. Gen. David A. Morris during the Independence Day Celebration Parade. The 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, who recently returned from duty in Iraq where the unit assisted in rebuilding the country, also marched in the parade. USACAPOC(A) traces its roots back to when George Washington directed the Army to restore governance in Philadelphia.
3 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Leading the 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, Col. Ken Scott, deputy commanding officer, salutes the commanding general of U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), Maj. Gen. David A. Morris during the Independence Day Celebration Parade. The 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, who recently returned from duty in Iraq where the unit assisted in rebuilding the country, also marched in the parade. USACAPOC(A) traces its roots back to when George Washington directed the Army to restore governance in Philadelphia. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Sharilyn Wells) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc. Patrick Camacho, 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, receives the Welcome Home Warrior-Citizen Award from Maj. Gen. David A. Morris, commanding general of U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) during Independence Day Celebration, July 4, in Philadelphia.
4 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Patrick Camacho, 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, receives the Welcome Home Warrior-Citizen Award from Maj. Gen. David A. Morris, commanding general of U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) during Independence Day Celebration, July 4, in Philadelphia. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Sharilyn Wells) VIEW ORIGINAL
A10 Thunderbolts fly over Independence Hall during the Independence Day Celebration in Philadelphia, July 4. Soldiers from the 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, who recently returned from a deployment where they assisted in rebuilding Iraq, also marched in the parade. The U.S. military's history of conduction civil affairs operations can be traced back to when George Washington directed the Army to restore governance to Philadelphia.
5 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A10 Thunderbolts fly over Independence Hall during the Independence Day Celebration in Philadelphia, July 4. Soldiers from the 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, who recently returned from a deployment where they assisted in rebuilding Iraq, also marched in the parade. The U.S. military's history of conduction civil affairs operations can be traced back to when George Washington directed the Army to restore governance to Philadelphia. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Sharilyn Wells) VIEW ORIGINAL
Maj. Gen. David A. Morris, commanding general of the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), National Park Service superintendant Cynthia McCleod, Col. Daniel Ammerman, commander of the 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, Lt. Col. Jay Shiffler, USACAPOC(A) Public Affairs Officer, and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter pose in front of the Liberty Bell after participating in the Independence Day Bell Tapping Ceremony, July 4, in the historical district of Philadelphia.
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6 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Maj. Gen. David A. Morris, commanding general of the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), National Park Service superintendant Cynthia McCleod, Col. Daniel Ammerman, commander of the 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, Lt. Col. Jay Shiffler, USACAPOC(A) Public Affairs Officer, and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter pose in front of the Liberty Bell after participating in the Independence Day Bell Tapping Ceremony, July 4, in the historical district of Philadelphia. " (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Sharilyn Wells) VIEW ORIGINAL
From left to right, Col. Daniel Ammerman, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Spc. Patrick Camacho, Sgt. 1st Class Daniel MacDonald, Lt. Col. John Anderson, and Maj. Gen. David A. Morris, commanding general of the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), stand in front of Independence Hall after the three center soldiers were presented the Welcome Home Warrior-Citizen Award. Camacho, MacDonald and Anderson are Army Reserve Soldiers in 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, of Philadelphia, and recently returned from a year-long deployment to Iraq.
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7 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – From left to right, Col. Daniel Ammerman, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Spc. Patrick Camacho, Sgt. 1st Class Daniel MacDonald, Lt. Col. John Anderson, and Maj. Gen. David A. Morris, commanding general of the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), stand in front of Independence Hall after the three center soldiers were presented the Welcome Home Warrior-Citizen Award. Camacho, MacDonald and Anderson are Army Reserve Soldiers in 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, of Philadelphia, and recently returned from a year-long deployment to Iraq. " (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Sharilyn Wells) VIEW ORIGINAL
Maj. Gen. David A. Morris, commanding general of U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), speaks to a crowd in Philadelphia during the Independence Day Celebration, July 4. The 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, which recently returned from duty in Iraq where the unit assisted in restoring the country's government, also marched in the parade. USACAPOC(A) traces its roots back to when George Washington directed the Army to restore governance to Philadelphia in the late 1700s.
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8 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Maj. Gen. David A. Morris, commanding general of U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), speaks to a crowd in Philadelphia during the Independence Day Celebration, July 4. The 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, which recently returned from duty in Iraq where the unit assisted in restoring the country's government, also marched in the parade. USACAPOC(A) traces its roots back to when George Washington directed the Army to restore governance to Philadelphia in the late 1700s. " (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Sharilyn Wells) VIEW ORIGINAL
Maj. Gen. David A. Morris, commanding general of the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), and Col. Daniel Ammerman, commander of the 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, pose with the descendants of signers of Declaration of Independence in front of the Liberty Bell after participating in the Independence Day Bell Tapping Ceremony, July 4, in the historical district of Philadelphia.
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9 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Maj. Gen. David A. Morris, commanding general of the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), and Col. Daniel Ammerman, commander of the 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, pose with the descendants of signers of Declaration of Independence in front of the Liberty Bell after participating in the Independence Day Bell Tapping Ceremony, July 4, in the historical district of Philadelphia. " (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Sharilyn Wells) VIEW ORIGINAL
A10 Thunderbolts fly over Independence Hall during the Independence Day Celebration in Philadelphia, July 4. Soldiers from the 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, who recently returned from a deployment where they assisted in rebuilding Iraq, also marched in the parade. The U.S. military's history of conduction civil affairs operations can be traced back to when George Washington directed the Army to restore governance to Philadelphia.
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10 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A10 Thunderbolts fly over Independence Hall during the Independence Day Celebration in Philadelphia, July 4. Soldiers from the 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, who recently returned from a deployment where they assisted in rebuilding Iraq, also marched in the parade. The U.S. military's history of conduction civil affairs operations can be traced back to when George Washington directed the Army to restore governance to Philadelphia. " (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Sharilyn Wells) VIEW ORIGINAL
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.
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11 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 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. " (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Sharilyn Wells) VIEW ORIGINAL