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Podcast about Army and Marine Corps Civil Affairs, current events, and the work of partners around the globe. Sponsored by the Civil Affairs Association.

Episode Date
Colonel Mattia Zuzzi of the Multinational CIMIC Group
26:29

Colonel Mattia Zuzzi, Commander of the Multinational CIMIC Group, discusses the organization's mission and capabilities. Hosted by Major James Micciche. Sponsored by Tesla Government.

May 01, 2021
Jonathan Papoulidis on Country Coordination Platforms
33:10

Jonathan Papoulidis, Fellow at Columbia World Projects and Executive Advisor on Fragile States for World Vision, discusses country coordination platforms, a new path for development cooperation, and how CA personnel play a role.

Sponsored by Tesla Government. One CA is brought to you by the Civil Affairs Association.

Apr 15, 2021
Colonel Frank van Boxmeer of NATO CCOE
38:40

Colonel Frank van Boxmeer, Director of the NATO Civil-Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence, discusses the CCOE, its priorities, and a CA-CIMIC synch project, with host Major Assad Raza. Sponsored by Tesla Government. The One CA Podcast is brought to you by the Civil Affairs Association.

Apr 01, 2021
LTC Matthias Wasinger of the Austrian Armed Forces
38:00

LTC Matthias Wasinger, PhD, a General Staff Officer for the Österreichisches Bundesheer (Austrian Armed Forces) discusses European strategy and security policy with host CPT James Micciche of the US Army. The One CA Podcast is brought to you by the Civil Affairs Association.

Mar 15, 2021
Request for Capabilities Brief Guests and Show Hosts
01:23

This short episode requests guests who are ready to share what they include in a capabilities brief. We also request individuals willing to conduct some interviews for the show. Please rate the show so others can find it and enjoy the guest speakers.

Mar 07, 2021
Lt Col Jahn Olson and Lt Col Korvin Kraics on III Marine Expeditionary Force
38:28

Maj Rob Boudreau interviews Lt Col Jahn Olson and Lt Col Korvin Kraics about their experiences with Civil Affairs in III Marine Expeditionary Force. Music by Broke For Free. The One CA Podcast is supported by the Civil Affairs Association.

Mar 01, 2021
LTC Albert Augustine on CA Missions in Africa
38:55

LTC Albert Augustine, G9 of the Southern European Task Force, Africa (SETAF-AF), discusses CA missions in Africa. Hosted by CPT James Micciche. Music by Broke For Free. The One CA Podcast is supported by the Civil Affairs Association.

Feb 20, 2021
Justin Constantine
41:33

Maj Rob Boudreau speaks with retired Lt Col Justin Constantine about his deployment to Iraq, projects his team continued or created, and overcoming adversity.

Feb 10, 2021
John Steed of Tesla Government on GIS
28:17

John Steed, Director of Geospatial Services for Tesla Government, discusses geographic information systems (GIS) and how they apply to Civil Affairs forces. One CA is brought to you by the Civil Affairs Association. Music by Broke For Free.

Jan 28, 2021
Digital Civil Reconnaissance with Carrick Longley and Stephen Hunnewell
45:31

Dr. Carrick Longley and Stephen Hunnewell of IST Research discuss Digital Civil Reconnaissance and how it supports Civil Affairs missions. This episode is sponsored by Tesla Government. It was produced by John McElligott. The One CA Podcast is supported by the Civil Affairs Association. Music by Broke for Free. The book referenced is "The Kill Chain: Defending America in the Future of High-Tech Warfare," by Christian Brose.

Dec 15, 2020
Joe Pastorek on the 95th Civil Affairs Brigade's Advanced Skills Detachment
46:21

Joe Pastorek discusses 95th Civil Affairs Brigade's Advanced Skills Detachment with host Sean Acosta. This episode was sponsored by Tesla Government. One CA is sponsored by the Civil Affairs Association.

Dec 01, 2020
Lauren Ladenson, Lieutenant Colonel Matt Holmes, and Lieutenant Colonel Kyle Kouri on Defense Support to Stabilization (DSS)
51:20

Lauren Ladenson, Lieutenant Colonel Matt Holmes, and Lieutenant Colonel Kyle Kouri discuss US Africa Command's Defense Support to Stabilization (DSS) with host Sean Acosta. This episode was sponsored by Tesla Government. One CA is sponsored by the Civil Affairs Association.

Nov 15, 2020
CPT Al Oh and SGM Chris Melendez discuss Civil Reconnaissance
46:29

CPT Al Oh and SGM Chris Melendez discuss civil reconnaissance including the fundamentals of reconnaissance and its application across multiple domains. This episode is hosted and produced by Sean Acosta. This episode was sponsored by Tesla Government. One CA is sponsored by the Civil Affairs Association.

Nov 01, 2020
Dr. E. Casey Wardynski, ASA (M&RA) on Talent Management
36:36

E. Casey Wardynski, PhD, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, discusses the modern talent management system and how it applies to the CA force. Dr. Wardynski is the godfather of Army talent management. This episode was produced and edited by John McElligott. Tesla Government is the sponsor. The One CA Podcast is brought to you by the Civil Affairs Association.

Oct 15, 2020
LTC Scott Dickerson on the Army CA Force Modernization Assessment
33:25

US Army Lieutenant Colonel T. Scott Dickerson discusses outcomes from the Civil Affairs Force Modernization Assessment. This episode was produced by Sarah Kelly. Tesla Government sponsored the episode. The One CA podcast is brought to you by the Civil Affairs Association.

Oct 01, 2020
MAJ Ashley Holzmann on the History of US Propaganda and Psychological Operations
49:31

Major Ashley Holzmann discusses his research on the history of US propaganda and psychological operations. Hosted by Major Assad Raza. Produced by Captain John McElligott. This episode was sponsored by Tesla Government. One CA is sponsored by the Civil Affairs Association.

Sep 15, 2020
Doowan Lee on Innovating Influence Intelligence
42:45

Doowan Lee of Zignal Labs discusses innovating influence intelligence, collaborative information systems, network analysis and great power competition. Hosted by LTC Arnel David. Produced by CPT John McElligott. This episode was sponsored by Tesla Government. One CA is sponsored by the Civil Affairs Association.

Sep 01, 2020
LTC Marco Bongioanni on the International Visitor Leadership Program
31:48

Lieutenant Colonel Marco Bongioanni discusses the U.S. Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program and how it applies to the civil affairs community.

Hosted and produced by John McElligott. Sponsored by Tesla Government. Sponsored by the Civil Affairs Association.

Aug 15, 2020
Paul Giannone on CA in Vietnam and his Career in Public Health
27:45

Paul Giannone served with the 29th Civil Affairs Company as an Army medic and public health advisor during the Vietnam conflict. Through a career in public health and development work, Paul witnessed some of the most dramatic moments in recent history. Paul wrote about these adventures in his memoir, A Life in Dark Places, published by Torchflame Books. Learn more about Paul on his website.

This episode was hosted and produced by John McElligott. It was sponsored by Tesla Government. One CA is sponsored by the Civil Affairs Association.

Aug 01, 2020
LTC Jeff Uherka and COL Steve Barry of Joint Task Force - Bravo
28:56

LTC Jeff Uherka and COL Steve Barry of Joint Task Force - Bravo, Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, discuss Civil Affairs forces in Central and South America. Episode sponsored by Tesla Government. Hosted by John McElligott, under the auspices of the Civil Affairs Association.

Jul 15, 2020
John Barsa, Acting Administrator of USAID
30:51

John Barsa, Acting Administrator of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), discusses how his experience in Civil Affairs informs his work at USAID. He also mentions the breadth of USAID work around the globe, how COVID-19 may change USAID operations, the staff reorganization at USAID, and advice for young NCOs and officers in the CA community. Hosted and edited by John McElligott. Brought to you by the Civil Affairs Association. This episode is sponsored by Tesla Government.

Jul 01, 2020
Dr. Ajit Maan - Narrative Warfare
40:58

Host Sean Acosta discusses Narrative Warfare with Dr. Ajit Maan. Dr. Maan is CEO of the award winning think-and-do-tank Narrative Strategies, Professor of Politics and Global Security at Arizona State University, Affiliate Faculty at the Center for Narrative Conflict Resolution at George Mason University, Faculty at the Center for the Future of War, Member of the Brain Trust of the Weaponized Narrative Initiative, and author of seven books including Counter-Terrorism: Narrative Strategies, Narrative Warfare, and Plato’s Fear.

Jun 15, 2020
Karen Walsh and Bron Morrison of Dexis Consulting
36:46

Karen Walsh and Bron Morrison of Dexis Consulting Group share their perspectives on development, working with the military, and the Dexis approach.

Jun 01, 2020
Intergrating Civil Affairs, with MAJ Brian Hancock and Dr. Timothy Darr
40:03

MAJ Brian Hancock and Dr. Timothy Darr discuss their submission to the Civil Affairs Association "Call for Papers."  Their submission, titled Integrating Civil Affairs Through the Application of Battlefield-Relevant Civil Information Management, discusses a future product of Civil Information Management and its relevance.  

The submission can be read at: https://www.civilaffairsassoc.org/post/2019-20-civil-affairs-issue-papers-integrating-civil-affairs

 

 

 

 

 

May 15, 2020
COL Steve Battle on CA Support for the COVID-19 Outbreak in Korea
26:58

U.S. Army Colonel Steve Battle discusses the Civil Affairs staff responsibilities during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Republic of Korea. Colonel Battle serves as the G9 for Eighth Army.

May 02, 2020
LTC Rachel Sullivan and MAJ Mike Karlson on CA during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Korea
45:13

U.S. Army Civil Affairs officers Lieutenant Colonel Rachel Sullivan and Major Mike Karlson discuss their work during the COVID-19 pandemic in Korea and how they adapted to deliver valuable Civil Information Management products and CA support to staff operations.

Apr 15, 2020
Dr. Lynn Copeland on the Future of Civil Information Management
30:12

Lynn Copeland, PhD, Civil Information Chief for the U.S. Army Special Operations Center of Excellence discusses the future of Civil Information Management, including tools CA forces will use in the field to collect and analyze civil information. Dr. Copeland encourages anyone in industry with tech solutions to support CA to contact her by email and pitch your concept. Produced and edited by John McElligott.

Apr 01, 2020
Letting the CAT out of the Bag Part 2
32:03

Part 2 of an interview with SFC Peterson and SSGs Bryant and McKneely. In this part of the interview we discuss recruiting through social media platforms, where we fall short in training, and how Civil Affairs NCOs can leverage the resources available and NCO experience to train develop soldiers at the unit level.

Mar 15, 2020
Letting the CAT out of the Bag, Part 1
30:08

SFC Matthew Peterson and SSGs Christopher Bryant and Hailey McKneely join the podcast to give NCO perspectives on improving Civil Affairs doctrine, training, team organization and more in this two part series. 

"If you just keep it all internalized, all it does is create this vicious cycle where people like complaining and there is never a solution. You just end up wallowing in your own discontent, rolling around in it, getting dirtier and it just brings each other down." 

                                                    - SFC Peterson on issues from the Team Room 

Mar 08, 2020
MAJ Ian Duke on the need for a Civil Knowledge Battalion
35:47

MAJ Ian Duke discusses his recent paper, "Civil Knowledge Battalion: Integrating Civil Affairs Information with the Information Environment."  MAJ Duke placed 3rd in the Civil Affairs Issue Papers presented in Tampa, Fl at the 2019 CA Symposium.  His paper is one of five that will be published by the Civil Affairs Association's partners.  

Feb 21, 2020
MAJ James Ontiveros discusses Civil Affairs and Megacities
56:22

This interview is with MAJ James Ontiveros, whom has published an article in Special Warfare about "Megacities and Dense Urban Areas."  He discusses many of the issues facing both the Civil Affairs Community and the US Military with the rise of these dense urban areas.  He also discusses the importance of the 38G program and how important CA doctrine will be as the future of CA operations is changing.

Feb 03, 2020
Captains Chapla, Micciche, and Staron on Storyboards as the TPS Reports of the Army
34:07

Captains Kevin Chapla, James Micciche, and Kyle Staron discuss their paper "Civil Affairs as a Function of Smart Power: Redefining Assessments, Reporting, Education, and the Role of Civil Affairs within the Evolving Paradigm of Great Power Competition." Theirs was one of a few CA Issues Papers selected by the Civil Affairs Association for publication.

Jan 02, 2020
LTC Sue Gannon on Leading the 450th CA Battalion
33:02

Lieutenant Colonel Sue Gannon reflects on her time as commander of the 450th Civil Affairs Battalion, discussing her experience leading an Army Reserve CA Battalion, what it's like to be a Ready Force unit, and airborne training in the reserve.

Dec 15, 2019
Sean McFate on the New Rules of War, Part 2
27:25

Author Sean McFate, PhD, discusses his book The New Rules of War: Victory in the Age of Durable Disorder and its application to Civil Affairs. Episode sponsored by Third order Effects at www.thirdordereffects.com

Dec 01, 2019
Sean McFate on the New Rules of War, Part 1
22:56

Author Sean McFate, PhD, discusses his book The New Rules of War: Victory in the Age of Durable Disorder and its application to Civil Affairs. Episode sponsored by Third order Effects at www.thirdordereffects.com

Nov 15, 2019
Abubakr Elnoor on Darfur and Terrorist Recruitment
32:15

Abubakr Elnoor, PhD, discusses life in Darfur, the conflict there, and his research into the driving forces for violent extremism and terrorist recruitment.

Nov 03, 2019
Devin Conley on the National Training Center
22:23

Major Devin Conley discusses the Civil Affairs experience at National Training Center rotations. Hosted by Sergeant Sarah Kelly. Sponsored by the Civil Affairs Association.

Oct 15, 2019
General Anthony Zinni on a Unified, Interagency Command
43:22

Retired General Anthony Zinni presents his argument for a unified, interagency command to bring together Civil Affairs forces and personnel from the Department of State, USAID, etc. General Zinni also tells the story of his nickname "The Godfather."

Oct 01, 2019
Garric Banfield on the 95th Civil Affairs Brigade
43:11

CSM Garric Banfield, Command Sergeant Major of the 95th Civil Affairs Brigade at Fort Bragg, NC, discusses the 95th mission and organization and offers tips for current and future CA non-commissioned officers.

Sep 15, 2019
Justin Richmond on the Impl. Project
00:00

Justin Richmond describes the Impl. Project, a non-profit Justin founded which brings together professional expertise from the fields of diplomacy, development, and technology. The Impl. Project is known for community-led, data-driven solutions for international development and stability.

Connect with Justin Richmond on LinkedIn.

Sep 01, 2019
Alexandra Lamarche on Internally Displaced People in Cameroon
27:42

Alexandra Lamarche, Advocate for Sub-Saharan Africa at Refugees International, discusses the internally displaced people and humanitarian crisis in Cameroon.

Alexandra was interviewed by J. David Thompson in his first episode as One CA podcast host. He is a Civil Affairs Major in the Army Reserve. We're so fortunate he agreed to join the One CA team! Connect with Major Thompson on LinkedIn.

Aug 15, 2019
Jamie Schwandt on Swarm Intelligence, Swarm Learning, and Red Teams
30:38

Jamie Schwandt, Major in the Army Reserve, talks about swarm intelligence, swarm learning, red teams, and how they relate to Civil Affairs. We also discuss lessons learned from Ender's Game. Major Schwandt is a prolific writer. Learn more about him and his ideas at https://www.jamieschwandt.com/

Aug 01, 2019
Jay Liddick and Scott Dickerson on the CA Force Modernization Assessment
50:21

Colonel Jay Liddick and Lieutenant Colonel Scott Dickerson discuss the ongoing Force Modernization Assessment, its phases, and potential outcomes for Army Civil Affairs. Colonel Liddick is the CA Commandant and Lieutenant Colonel Scott Dickerson is the Chief of Concept Development, JFK Special Warfare Center and School.

Jul 15, 2019
Narayan Khadka on Nepal, castes, and community trauma
34:52

Narayan Khadka, PhD, discusses Nepal, the caste system, and training Army and Marine Corps Civil Affairs. Dr. Khadka is a Psychological Cultural Anthropologist, and holds a doctorate in ethnic and cultural conflict from Nova Southeastern University, and three master’s degrees in conflict resolution, political science, and law from New Delhi, Katmandu, and Greensboro, NC.  Originally a refugee from civil war in Nepal, he specializes in the pathology of family and community trauma and breakdown from violent extremism and extremist identity ideology.

Jul 01, 2019
Jay Liddick and Scott Dickerson on CA in Large Scale Combat Operations
39:47

Colonel Jay Liddick, CA Commandant, and Lieutenant Colonel Scott Dickerson, Chief of Concept Development, discuss CA in large scale combat operations.

COL Liddick and LTC Dickerson co-authored with Major Linda Chung a paper titled, "Calibrating Civil Affairs Forces for Lethality in Large Scale Combat Operations. Published in Small Wars Journal, the authors argue that, in the future operating environment of Multi-Domain Operations, "CA must counter enemy hybrid warfare in the expanded battlefield, specifically in operational and tactical support areas, as part of an integrated security team through civil reconnaissance, civil network analysis, and civil network development."

Jun 15, 2019
Giancarlo Newsome and Jesse Elmore on Military Government Specialists
31:56

Major Giancarlo Newsome and Captain Jesse Elmore discuss taking the 38G Military Government Specialist program from strategy to reality.

Their article, "Civil Affairs 38G Functional Specialists: From Strategy to Reality," tied for third place at the 2018 CA Symposium. It was published in the 2018-2019 Civil Affairs Issue Papers on "Optimizing Civil Affairs." Copies are available to download on the Civil Affairs Association website.

Jun 03, 2019
Nicholas Krohley on Human Terrain and CA Integration
40:41

Nicholas Krohley, PhD, Founder of FrontLine Advisory, and author of "The Death of the Mehdi Army," discusses human terrain and the need for better processes to integrate the mission of Civil Affairs with other elements of the military.

May 03, 2019
Dale Yeager with Travel Safety Tips
30:03

Dale Yeager, CEO, Seraph the Problem Solving Company, provides tips to keep you safe when traveling abroad.

Host John McElligott. Background song "Something Elated" by Broke For Free.

Apr 16, 2019
Cori Wegener on Cultural Heritage Preservation
33:56

Cori Wegener, Director, Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative, discusses cultural heritage preservation, Monuments Men, black market sales of antiquities, the U.S. Committee of the Blue Shield, and work in Syria and Iraq.

Background song "Something Elated" by Broke For Free.

Apr 01, 2019
Major General Darrell Guthrie of USACAPOC(A)
33:59

Major General Darrell Guthrie, Commander, US Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), discusses the command, his priorities and vision for Civil Affairs, and whether CA has a sales problem.

Mar 16, 2019
Kwadjo Owusu-Sarfo on Ghana and Boko Haram
40:18

Kwadjo Owusu-Sarfo, PhD, is a cultural conflict sociologist with Valka-Mir Human Security, LLC. We discuss Ghanaian culture, the Dagbon conflict, his research related to Boko Haram, and how Civil Affairs forces could better integrate with host communities.

Mar 01, 2019
Manya Dotson on Life in the NGO Community
34:39

Manya Dotson shares her views of a career in the NGO community and differences between development and defense. We also discuss the need for more mental health support for NGO workers. Music courtesy of Broke for Free.

Feb 15, 2019
Wyatt Hughes Trains the Central Readiness Force of Japan
38:17

Major Wyatt Hughes discusses his experience training the Central Readiness Force, a component of the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force. Major Hughes had been a member of the Army Reserve Engagement Team - Japan. Haiko drum music courtesy of Bensound.

Feb 02, 2019
Bonus episode with Ryan McCannell of USAID
06:59

Bonus episode with Ryan McCannell of USAID. We discuss the future of Civil Affairs in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Jan 19, 2019
Ryan McCannell of USAID on the Evolution of CA in Sub-Saharan African
36:56

Ryan McCannell of USAID discusses his paper "The Evolution of Civil Affairs and Interagency Partnerships in Sub-Saharan Africa," which won the top prize among the Civil Affairs Issue Papers presented at the 2018 Symposium at Ft. Bragg, NC.

Jan 14, 2019
Arnel David on Strategy in the 21st Century
31:22

Lieutenant Colonel Arnel David, co-author of Strategy in the 21st Century: People, Connectivity, and Competition, discusses the book and offers some tips for junior NCOs and officers in Civil Affairs. Available on Amazon, the book calls for rethinking how the U.S. national security community approaches population-centric warfare and strategic competition in the 21st century.

Jan 01, 2019
Michael Coates and Mark Grimes, Startup Radio Network
32:30

Michael Coates and Mark Grimes, creators of the Startup Radio Network, discuss their programs and how Civil Affairs members and veterans can start their own ventures.

Dec 17, 2018
Max Steiner and Mazi Markel, CA Issue Paper
34:54

Sergeant First Class Max Steiner and Major Mazi Markel discuss recommendations in their CA Issue Paper titled, "Developing Civil Affairs: Increasing Soldier Flexibility and Doctrinal Specificity."

Dec 02, 2018
Diana Parzik, USAID Office of Civilian-Military Cooperation
30:53

Diana Parzik, Major in the Army Reserve, discusses the role and capabilities of the USAID Office of Civilian-Military Cooperation.

Nov 15, 2018
Will Ibrahim, S-9 of 2/1 CAV
23:35

Captain Will Ibrahim, S-9 of 2/1 CAV, discusses how an Armored Brigade Combat Team sees Civil Affairs and how CA units can work successfully with a heavy unit.

Nov 03, 2018
What is Civil Affairs - AUSA Answers
11:49

Attendees of the 2018 AUSA Annual Meeting answer the question of "What is Civil Affairs?"

Oct 16, 2018
Scott Fisher and Information Operations
26:15

Scott Fisher is an Army Officer whom has worked alongside CA in Information Operations.  He is an Assistant Professor at NJ City University and has just received his PhD.  His focus areas are: Information Warfare, US National Security Challenges in East Asia, and Open Source Intelligence.

Oct 03, 2018
Aleks Nesic and James Patrick Christian of Valka-Mir
32:14

Aleks Nesic and James Patrick Christian of Valka-Mir discuss advanced social science research and courses they've designed for Civil Affairs and the human domain.

Sep 18, 2018
Norm Cotton of the Institute for Defense Analyses
38:37

Norm Cotton, retired Colonel of the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) discusses his career in Civil Affairs and current work for the IDA on Department of Defense policy.

Recommended reading from Colonel Cotton includes: A Bell for Adano, by John Hersey, and Clausewitz Delusion: How the American Army Screwed up the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan (A Way Forward), by Stephen L. Melton

Sep 02, 2018
Kevin Melton, USAID Office of Transition Initiatives
38:11

Kevin Melton, Senior Civil-Military Transition Assistance Specialist, USAID Office of Transition Initiatives, discusses OTI's structure and functions and connection to Civil Affairs. He highlights the Stabilization Assistance Review, a report drafted by DoD, State, and USAID.

Aug 19, 2018
Dr. Larry Hufford discusses the 20th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement in Northern Ireland
19:40

Dr. Larry Hufford from St. Mary's Universary of San Antonio, TX, discusses the current situation in Northern Ireland, why lasting peace is so difficult, and what effect Brexit might have.

 

Recorded and edited by Sarah Kelly.  Music "Kowloon Park Singers" by Robert Gilks

Aug 07, 2018
Valor Breez and Jarrett Redman on "Beyond Hearts and Minds"
34:48

SFC Valor Breez and CPT Jarrett Redman discuss their winning paper titled, "Beyond Hearts & Minds: Transforming the Civil Affairs Regiment to Consolidate Gains in 21st Century Warfare." The paper was published in Volume 4 of 2017-2018 Civil Affairs Issue Papers published by PKSOI. Their co-author was SFC Sean Acosta.

Jul 22, 2018
John Stefula and PKSOI
26:34

John Stefula, Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve, discusses the Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) and the implications of their mission for Civil Affairs. He also talks about the value of company and field-grade CA members sharing their lessons learned from training and deployments.

Call for Papers by the Civil Affairs Association.

Jul 01, 2018
Michael Schwille, Iraq and Djibouti and RAND
30:38

Michael Schwille, Major in the U.S. Army Reserve, discusses his growth in Civil Affairs, experiences in Iraq and Djibouti, and how civilian work with the RAND Corporation relates to CA.

Find Major Schwille on LinkedIn.

Check out the Civil Affairs Association online for a Call for Papers and upcoming events.

Jun 15, 2018
Gonul Tol, Middle East Institute, on Turkey
38:01

Gonul Tol, founding director of the Middle East Institute's Center for Turkish Studies, discusses Turkey and Turkish relations in the region.

Jun 01, 2018
Roberto Carmack, PhD, on Russian actions
28:12

Roberto Carmack received his PhD in Central Asian and Russian history. He is a Specialist at the 450th Civil Affairs Batallion (Airborne), U.S. Army Reserve. Roberto discusses Russian actions and the way ahead in the region.

Sponsored by the Civil Affairs Association. Produced and edited by John McElligott.

May 01, 2018
Sean Acosta, Instructor, USAJFKSWCS
40:23

Sean Acosta, Sergeant First Class, USA, is an Instructor at the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School (SWCS). He discusses lessons learned from deployments and how his current role at the CA "schoolhouse" is helping to create the next generation of CA Soldiers.

Sponsored by the Civil Affairs Association. Hosted and edited by John McElligott.

May 01, 2018
Valerie Jackson, 4th CA Group, USMC
34:39

Valerie Jackson, Colonel, USMC, is Commander of the 4th Civil Affairs Group, US Marine Corps. She discusses her journey in Civil Affairs and how the Marine Corps differs from the Army approach to Civil Affairs. She closes with some helpful tips for junior Marines.

Hosted and edited by John McElligott.

Apr 08, 2018
Jon May: Artificial Intelligence for HA/DR Operations - LORELEI
41:27

Episode 1 of One CA features Jon May, Research Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southern California. Dr. May describes his work on a DARPA-funded artificial intelligence project called Low Resource Languages for Emergent Incidents (LORELEI) and its connections with HA/DR operations for Civil Affairs. One CA is sponsored by the Civil Affairs Association.

Hosted and edited by John McElligott.

Apr 08, 2018