U.S. Army Community Relations & Outreach Division

Our Army, Army Reserve and Army National Guard can be found in all 50 states, so no matter where you are, the Army is there to support you. Our coast-to-coast network of dedicated Soldiers and Public Affairs Officers provide assistance through three regional offices located in Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York. These locations, along with our Pentagon office, work hard to answer your questions and support your events and community.

OCPA - Washington D.C.

Located in the Pentagon, the Community Relations & Outreach Division coordinates Army community outreach nationwide by connecting Army Senior Leaders with communities and developing relationships with organizations, businesses, sports teams and individuals who support Soldiers, Families and Veterans. The Community Relations & Outreach Division also conducts outreach to military and veterans' service organizations and tells the Army story through a variety of events that include Army Birthday, Veterans' Day and Memorial Day.

Address
Community Relations & Outreach Division
HQDA, Office of the Chief, Public Affairs
1500 Army Pentagon, Room 1D470
Washington, D.C. 20310-1500
Phone: 703-697-9603
Fax: 703-614-3354

OCPA - New York

Located in New York City, Army Public Affairs Northeast develops public support for the Army and its Soldiers through community outreach, media engagements and support to veterans and military support organizations from Maine to Maryland. The office coordinates Army participation at events including: Army Senior Leader engagements, color guards, bands, ceremonial units, aerial demonstration teams, flyovers, static displays of Army equipment, and Soldier and Family recognition. Army Public Affairs Northeast pitches Army story ideas to national-level and local based media, places Army leaders and subject matter experts in appropriate media settings, provides media advisories and responses to query and assists with media requests to cover Army units in its area of operations (active, Guard, Reserve, USMA and ROTC). We are the approval authority for authors requesting Army assistance with book projects, and we coordinate requests for support for community events with Army installations and units worldwide.

Address
805 Third Avenue
9th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Phone: (212) 784-0112

OCPA - Chicago

Located in downtown Chicago, Army Public Affairs Midwest develops public support for the Army and its Soldiers through community outreach, media engagements and support to veterans and military support organizations across the 16-state Midwest region that includes Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee and Wisconsin. The OCPA-Midwest regional office connects citizens with their Army by serving as the principal Army public affairs liaison for professional sports franchises, media, communities of interest and veterans service organizations. We accomplish this by promoting the U.S. Army and regionally informing the American public about Army programs, projects, information, initiatives though outreach efforts involving veterans, civic, military-affiliated organizations and special events coordinating Army speakers when requested and coordinating Soldiers to be honored by organizations, civic leaders and communities.

Address
33 N. LaSalle Street
Suite 2650
Chicago, IL 60610
Phone: 312-596-4416
Fax: 312-596-4425

OCPA - Los Angeles

Located in Van Nuys, California, Army Public Affairs-West, also known as the Army Entertainment Office, is the U.S. Army's direct liaison to the entertainment industry. The U.S. Army provides assistance to major motion picture and television professionals to tell the Army Story. OCPA-West works directly with members of the entertainment industry to ensure their project accurately portrays Soldiers and the U.S. Army. The knowledgeable staff at OCPA-West can provide assistance to the entertainment industry by reviewing feature film and television scripts, providing on-site technical military assistance to film makers, and by coordinating documentary coverage of the U.S. Army. In addition, OCPA-West seeks opportunities to showcase the American Soldier through community outreach, media engagements and community liaison.

For more information, please see https://www.army.mil/info/institution/publicAffairs/ocpa-west/faq.html.

Address
6230 Van Nuys Boulevard
Suite 2001
Van Nuys, CA 90024-4127
Phone: 310-279-8342