MOS 38A Civil Affairs Officer Duty Descriptions

Provides continuous and seamless integration, coordination, and synchronization between military forces and unified action partners with nonmilitary and civilian entities according to the commander's operations plan; conducts Civil Military Integration (CMI) to ensure that the integration, coordination, and synchronization of forces is conducted within the scope of the operational plan of the commander; shares information, identifies and distributes resources, and assists in the execution of Civil Affairs Operations (CAO) and Civil Military Operations (CMO).

Command of a Civil Affairs Company consisting of 32 personnel in five Civil Affairs Teams, CMOC, and Headquarters sections; develops company METL and executes training in accordance with published training calendars, schedules, and guidance; responsible for morale, safety, timely evaluations, and professional development of all assigned personnel; accounts for and maintains all assigned equipment and personnel readiness; upon mobilization, ensures that the company, or elements thereof, provide regionally-oriented CMO in support of the maneuver commander; wartime responsibilities include command of CA assets that support missions for units within the USEUCOM AOR.

Commander, Civil Affairs Battalion
As the Commander of a Civil Affairs battalion, provides ready, trained, and equipped Civil Affairs Soldiers to U.S. Army combatant commands and Joint Force operations; develops lethal and professional Civil Affairs Soldiers and teams prepared to fight and win in multi domain global conflicts against America's four plus one adversaries in all phases of war; responsible for the performance, welfare, and safety of 203 Soldiers dispersed across multiple states; entrusted with the accountability and maintenance of over ten million dollars of assigned equipment.

Civil Affairs Battalion XO
Executive Officer of the 437th Civil Affairs Battalion consisting of 203 Soldiers, including 24 full time Soldiers and Civilians, organized into a Battalion Headquarters and four tactical CA Companies; assists the Battalion Commander and serves as key staff integrator; directs efforts associated with the logistical, administrative, and fiscal management of a Civil Affairs Battalion with world-wide contingency missions; acts as liaison between the Commander, staff, and subordinate units; directs staff coordination to align with the Commander's intent and support subordinate units; ensures quality of life for Soldiers and Family Members; develops subordinate leaders through professional development; responsible for maintenance and accountability.

Deputy Chief REPLO
Serves as the Deputy Chief Regional Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer (REPLO) with ARNORTH and FEMA Region IV headquarters; assists REPLO Chief leading a multi-service team of senior & field grade officers and NCOs; coordinates and facilitates Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) during disasters and National Security events occurring in the Southeast Region; advises on DoD resources, capabilities and liaison between the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region IV and National Headquarters, Emergency Support Function representatives, NORTHCOM, JDOMS and other military organizations with DSCA roles; maintains a high state of readiness within the REPLO Team by ensuring all assigned personnel are trained, deployable, competent and prepared to respond to man-made, natural, terrorist or other national emergency disasters.

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