Psychological Operations – Narrative

Col. Jeremy Mushtare is the commander of the eighth Psychological Operations Group (Airborne) situated at Fort Bragg, NC. eighth POG (A) consists of third PSYOP Battalion (A), ninth PSYOP Battalion (A), and a Headquarters and Headquarters Firm. third POB (A) helps operations across the globe with specialised expeditionary groups tailor match to execute print, A/V, and broadcast actions. The unit additionally homes the Data Warfare Heart and different capabilities designed to help our forces or compete with adversaries from the CONUS base. ninth POB (A) is the PSYOP Regiment’s Nationwide Mission Pressure (NMF) which is accountable for supporting Particular Mission Units (SMU) the world over. Members of the PSYOP NMF are deployed particularly to handle essentially the most severe threats to U.S. Nationwide Safety.

Dr. Ajit Maan is a story strategist targeted on nationwide safety and worldwide relations. She is founder and CEO of the U.S. primarily based think-tank Narrative Methods, Affiliated School at George Mason College, member of the Mind Belief of the Weaponized Narrative Initiative of Arizona State College, writer of Internarrative Identification: Putting the Self, Counter-Terrorism: Narrative Methods, and co-editor of Tender Energy on Laborious Issues: Strategic Affect in Irregular Warfare. Her most not too long ago printed e-book is Plato’s Concern.

Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Brian Steed is an teacher of army historical past on the U.S. Army’s Command and Basic Workers School. Having served within the Center East for greater than eight and a half years as a Overseas Space Officer, he’s each a scholar and practitioner of cross-cultural affect. Printed works embody, amongst others, ISIS: An Introduction and Information to the Islamic State and Bees and Spiders: Utilized Cultural Consciousness and the Artwork of Cross-Cultural Affect.