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FM 3-61.1

Field Manual
No. 3-61.1
Headquarters
Department of the Army
Washington, DC, 1 October 2000

 

FM 3-61.1

PUBLIC AFFAIRS TACTICS, TECHNIQUES AND PROCEDURES

 

Table of Contents


  PREFACE
  INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1 PUBLIC AFFAIRS FUNDAMENTALS
  PA Mission
  PA Force
  PA Units
 
Chapter 2 PA FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  Responsibilities
  Communications
  Logistics and Support
 
Chapter 3 PLANNING
  Types of Plans
  PA Estimate of Situation
  PA Guidance
  Annex
 
Chapter 4 MEDIA FACILITATION
  Media Center Responsibilities
  MOC Operations
  Media Pools
 
Chapter 5 INFORMATION STRATEGIES
  Responsibilities
  Information Strategy Process
  Information Program Evaluation
 
Chapter 6 TRAINING
  Training Objectives
  PA training for non-PA personnel
  Staff Section and Unit Training
 
Chapter 7 COMMUNITY RELATIONS
  Community Relations Activities
  Community Assistance
  Readiness Enhancement
 
Chapter 8 PA ORGANIZATIONS
  Brigade PAO
  Division
  Tactical Command Post PA Section
 
Chapter 9 PA AND INFORMATION OPERATIONS
  IO Staff Organization
  PA Estimate and IO Planning
  IO Campaign Cycle
 
Appendix A DOD PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION
Appendix B DOD POLICY FOR COVERAGE OF COMBAT OPERATIONS
Appendix C SAMPLE PA ESTIMATE
Appendix D SAMPLE PA ANNEX
Appendix E SAMPLE PA GUIDANCE
Appendix F FORMAT FOR PA OPERATIONS BRIEFING
Appendix G PA AREA STUDY FORMAT
Appendix H NEWS BRIEFING AND PRESS CONFERENCES
Appendix I WAIVER OF LIABILITY STATEMENT
Appendix J PREDEPLOYMENT CHECKLIST
Appendix K SAMPLE PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION SOP
Appendix L MEDIA OPERATIONS CENTER ORGANIZATION
Appendix M MEDIA QUERY
Appendix N GUIDE FOR MEDIA INTERVIEWS
Appendix O MEDIA RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS
Appendix P INFORMATION PROGRAM EVALUATION
Appendix Q PRINCIPLES OF PA SERVICE AND STANDARDS
Appendix R PRIVACY ACT/FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT
Appendix S SAMPLE PA GUIDANCE FOR TERRORISM COUNTERACTION
Appendix T AFRTS BROADCAST OPERATIONS PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS
Appendix U COMMUNITY SURVEY
Appendix V AUDIENCE SURVEY
Appendix W PA LESSONS LEARNED
Appendix X MEDIA GROUND RULES
  GLOSSARY
  BIBLIOGRAPHY
  AUTHENTICATION

 

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