Moroccans learn communication skills at Flintlock 2017 By MAJ. NICHOLAS MANNWEILER, for U.S. Africa CommandMar 12, 2017 SOUTHERN ZONE, Morocco – Special operations missions require a wide variety of skillsets that can be applied at a small unit level to achieve strategic goals as efficiently as possible. Partnered alongside American military instructors, members of Morocco’s… Continue reading Psyop: Operators develop information support skills
Mar 11, 2016 | by Hope Hodge Seck As the Marine Corps looks to prepare for future conflicts and expand key highly skilled communities, the service will consider adding a new primary military occupational specialty: 0521, Military Information Support Operations. A briefing document obtained by Military.com proposes expanding what is now a free, or additional… Continue reading US Marines May Expand Psychological Operations with New Job Specialty
Author: Donald M. Bishop One of my goals as I post commentaries is to increase Public Diplomacy’s awareness of what our colleagues and counterparts in the armed forces are doing in information operations, strategic communication, public affairs, and military information support operations (MISO). Better awareness can foster alignment of effort, cooperation, and collaboration. Army Major… Continue reading Major General Haas on Military Information Support Operations (MISO)
Description. The Capitol Club of the Association of Old Crows is presenting a series of classes on Information Operations to educate interested persons. Who: Persons with an interest in Information Operations, currently no restrictions in attendees. What: Unclassified IO classes Where: 3rd Floor Classroom, AOC building, 1000 North Payne Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 When: 0800-1700 20… Continue reading Capitol Club AOC IO Classes
A lot of money is spent by the US Department of Department of Defense, and IO offices around the world, to ‘do’ information operations. Sometimes it is called Information Operations, sometimes it is called Strategic Communication(s), International Relations, Public Relations or even propaganda by detractors. Thousand of manhours are devoted to developing a set of… Continue reading Removing the Human from IO
As you might recall, I wrote a piece on Camille Chidiac, Leonie and what the effects are on the IO and MISO communities here. I actually had a lot of offline comments and it was a blast writing that piece. I had input from friends at the Pentagon, I had input from seniors at Leonie,… Continue reading The World is Small, Wired and Paranoid!
The World Wide MISO Conference scheduled for Tampa, FL from 4 – 8 June needs 100 registrants by COB 15 May or it will be cancelled. I find it absolutely amazing that a PSYOP, excuse me MISO Conference, is short attendees, and that they are raising the red flag a mere 5 days before the… Continue reading World Wide MISO Conference