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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"Your accomplishments in both internal security and civil-military operations in many parts of the country are a testament to your unwavering commitment to defend our institutions and our democratic way of life," he said.
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.
Soldiers attached to a Combined Joint Civil-Military Operations Task Force medical team and several Kuchi tribe members react as their tent is blown away during a windstorm near Gardez, Afghanistan, during Operation Warrior Sweep.
Humanitarian and civic assistance deployments, whether they are bi-lateral medretes or Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff exercises that focus on construction of schools and clinics, drilling wells, and improving farm-to-market roads are civil-military operations. [1] As such, they rely heavily upon civil affairs to assist in the pre-execution project selection, coordination with host nation military and non-military governmental representatives (normally Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education), and coordination with local community leaders.
Even within the special-operations community, including its civil-affairs personnel, there is debate about the meaning of such basic terms as "civil affairs" and "civil-military Operations." This confusion is exacerbated when concepts are communicated across institutional and cultural lines.
When he asked the Civil-Military Operations Center for current information on Haiti's prisons, he was told that nothing was being collected since the Joint Task Force had decided that it lacked jurisdiction.
Encinas said the Westmincom, through the Office of the Assistant Chief of Unified Command Staff for Civil-Military Operations, collected 46 bags or 23,000 cc in the bloodletting activity in Camp Navarro here Thursday.
1lt Jonald Romorosa, the Civil-Military Operations officer of the 36th IB, identified him as alias Jobert, 20, single, and a resident of Barangay Agsam, Lanuza, SdS.
Amadeuz Celestial, civil-military operations officer of the 60th Infantry Battalion, said the surrenderees were with the Pulang Bagani Command of the Southern Mindanao Regional Committee.
AFP deputy chief of staff for civil-military operations Brig.
Relationships between the military and the local populace were also positively reinforced through intensified Civil-Military Operations conducted by units in the area.

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