civil-military operations


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civil-military operations

The activities of a commander that establish, maintain,influence, or exploit relations between military forces, governmental and nongovernmental civilian organizations andauthorities, and the civilian populace in a friendly, neutral, or hostile operational area in order to facilitate military operations, to consolidate and achieve operational US objectives. Civil-military operations may include performance by military forces of activities and functions normally the responsibility of the local, regional, or national government. These activities mayoccur prior to, during, or subsequent to other military actions. They may also occur, if directed, in the absence of other military operations. Civil-military operations may be performed by designated civil affairs, by other military forces, or by a combination of civil affairs and other forces. Also called CMO. See also civil affairs; operation.
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5) Joint Publication 3-57, Civil-Military Operations, 11 September 2013.
However, the lack of support for and coordination with civil-military operations was noted.
Battalion has a staff member whose primary duty is civil-military operations (BN S-5/S-9); and
While certain augmentees to the SC MAGTF that handle basic functions such as civil affairs planning and civil-military operations will likely be a staple for deployments, specialized elements can be included based on specific regional factors.
His discussion is organized into sections on information content--psychological operations (PSYOP), deception (MILDEC), and operations security (OPSEC); information systems--electronic warfare (EW) and computer network operations (CNO); and related military capabilities--public affairs (PA), civil-military operations (CMO), and military support to public diplomacy (MSPD).
They are also supporting civil-military operations and humanitarian projects.
Graziano emphasized the successful civil-military operations of the unit, saying that the activities of the troops had "contributed much to enhancing the status of the UN in the region.
Krieg called access to information and collaboration among those who play a role in these missions "the lifeblood of military and civil-military operations.
Their analysis thoroughly explores civil-military operations within elite leadership circles to determine answers to the questions of when and how America will use force.
A civil-military operations officer is assigned to each of the division's battalions as a liaison among Soldiers and Iraqi civilians and local authorities.
JP 3-57, Joint Doctrine for Civil-Military Operations, 8 February 2001
In addition to their military intelligence role, the 142d Ml Battalion also provides interpretation and translation support to other types of operations such as: nation building (airfield and road construction and public facilities constructions), support to medical and dental readiness exercises, civil-military operations, liaison missions, and any other operations in which linguist support is necessary.

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