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21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Public Affairs Operations Field Manual - FM 46-1 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)

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Length: 256 pages3 hours

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Part of our value-added professional format series, the Public Affairs Operations Field Manual (FM 46-1) is the keystone doctrinal manual for U.S. Army Public Affairs operations. It focuses on how the Army thinks about public affairs and describes public affairs roles, missions, capabilities and organizations for the active Army, U.S. Army Reserve and Army National Guard. It also describes public affairs employment, command and control and support across the operational continuum.
This manual is the basis for Public Affairs force design and materiel acquisition. It supports the doctrinal requirements of the Concept Based Requirements System and is the authoritative foundation for the integration of Public Affairs into Army doctrine, individual and unit training, leader development, and force design and materiel acquisition initiatives.

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.

Our vision is to build a trained, readily deployable force of Public Affairs professionals, resourced, capable and organized to conduct operations in peace, conflict and war, and to maintain a timely flow of accurate, balanced information to the American people.

This field manual has been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.

As a bonus, this reproduction includes FM-1, The Army Field Manual, a capstone manual containing the vision for the Army - sold separately for $5.99. FM 1 establishes the fundamental principles for employing Landpower. The most important of these are the Army's operational concept and the fundamentals that support it. They form the foundation for all Army doctrine. All Soldiers should understand and internalize them. FM 1 describes the American profession of arms, the Army's place in it, and what it means to be a professional Soldier.

This is a privately authored news service and educational publication of Progressive Management.

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