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Information Operations

Overview: Any successful task begins with accumulating accurate information and then establishing plans to effectively implement that knowledge. Information Operation Officers plan and integrate information-related capabilities (IRCs) across the full range of military operations.

Position: Officer 


Specific Tasks: 

  • Direct IO activities and organizations, and establish goals and objectives that can be achieved by a full range of military options
  • Develops IO plans and policies
  • Confer with government, business, professional, scientific and other nations’ organizations to provide support, exchange ideas, participate in studies and coordinate on proposals and findings
  • Plan, coordinate and integrate all IRCs with Service, Joint and Interagency organizations
  • Conduct nuanced analysis and planning commensurate with human, social, cultural and political dynamics


  • Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following: behavioral sciences, psychology, cultural studies, social sciences, anthropology or sociology is mandatory for 70% of those entering this field. Degrees in iInternational relations, communications, public relations or advertising are also desirable.
  • Commission as an officer in the Air Force Reserve
  • Eligibility for Top Secret security clearance


  • For those without a prior military service commission, successful completion of the eight-week Officer Training School at Maxwell AFB, AL is required