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Army Public Affairs Operations

Army Public Affairs Operations

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FM 46-1
Field ManualFM 46-1HeadquartersDepartment of the ArmyWashington, DC, 30 May 1997
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PREFACE
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
INTRODUCTION
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Chapter 1PUBLIC AFFAIRS ENVIRONMENT
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9Information Environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10Information Operations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10Commanders and Public Affairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Chapter 2PUBLIC AFFAIRS PRINCIPLES
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15Principles of War . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15Public Affairs Principles. . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Chapter 3PUBLIC AFFAIRS CORE PROCESSES
 . . . . . . . . . . 20Public Affairs Planning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20Information Strategies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22Media Facilitation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24Public Affairs Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25Community Relations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
Chapter 4PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND ARMY OPERATIONS
 . . . . . 29Levels of War . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29Tenets of Army Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30Elements of Combat Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31Force Projection Cycle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33Multinational Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35Joint Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36Sustaining Base Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
* This publication supersedes FM 46-1, 23 July 1992.*
DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTION: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
 
PUBLIC AFFAIRS OPERATIONS
2Chapter 5STABILITY AND SUPPORT OPERATIONS
 . . . . . . . . . 40Support to Diplomacy ........... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41Noncombatant Evacuations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42Domestic Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Chapter 6PERSONNEL AND ORGANIZATIONS
.. . . . . . . . . ......45Personnel ...... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45Organizations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Chapter 7EMPLOYMENT AND SUPPORT OF PA FORCES
 . . . . . 56Employment of PA units...... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56Required Support ...... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
REFERENCES
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61
APPENDIX ADoD PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION
...........62
APPENDIX BCOVERAGE OF DoD OPERATIONS
...............................63
APPENDIX CPUBLIC AFFAIRS ANNEX
...............................................64
APPENDIX DPUBLIC AFFAIRS ESTIMATE
..........................................66
APPENDIX EMEDIA GROUND RULES
.................................................69
GLOSSARY
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70I
NDEX
 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74
 
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FM 46-1
The PA Mission
 Public Affairs fulfills the Army’s obligation to keep the American people and the Army informed, and helps to establish the conditions that lead to confidence in America’s Army and its readiness to conduct operations in peacetime, conflict and war
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