S3 Brigade Staff Mission

1st Information Operations (IO) Command operations staff (S3) serves as the principle staff section for all matters concerning training, operations, plans, force development and modernization. The S3 section is responsible for advising, planning, coordinating and supervising all current and future Command operations to meet Army directed full spectrum IO requirements, administering comprehensive IO training for the Command, and where available for other commands and organizations, supervising the Command Liaisons, and integrating the Reserve Component into 1st IO Command operations.


S3 Brigade Staff Functions

  • Advise, coordinate, plan, and track all 1st IO Command Missions
  • Augment, when required, deploying IO support teams
  • Work with Army, Joint, and National Organizations / Agencies to integrate IO into operations
  • Provide operational, and at times technical, reachback support to deployed IO support teams
  • Maintain IO interoperability with Joint Forces and other Services, Inter-Agencies and allies
  • Act as the clearing house for all internal and external RFS & RFI
  • Manage the integration of Reserve Soldiers
  • Assign, manage, and track all 1st IO Command tasks
  • Execute and manage the 1st IO Command Training Program
  • Review IO policies and doctrine

S3 Brigade Staff Points of Contact

  • S3 NCOIC (703) 706-1857
  • S3 Admin (703) 706-1483
  • Plans (703) 706-1523
  • Current Operations (703) 706-1383
  • Training/Doctrine (703) 428-4343