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8th Military Information Support Group
4th Military Information Support Group
Distinctive unit insignia
Country United States
Branch United States Department of the Army Seal United States Army
Service history
Active August 26, 2011 - present
Role Psychological operations
Size 1,070
Part of United States Special Operations Command Insignia United States Special Operations Command
US Army Special Operations Command SSI United States Army Special Operations Command
Commanders
Commanders Colonel Brian Cavanaugh
Insignia

The 8th Military Information Support Group (Airborne) or 8th MISG (A) is one of the United States Army's active military information support operations units alongside with the 4th Military Information Support Group. The unit was activated August 26, 2011. The activation ceremony was held on Meadows Field at the U.S. Army Special Operations Command headquarters. Lt. Gen. John F. Mulholland, Jr., served as a host. The 8th Group will assume responsibility for the 1st, 5th and 9th Military Information Support Battalions.[1] The unit is based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina and is a part of the United States Army Special Operations Command.

Campaign participation creditsEdit

The unit has not participated in any military campaigns yet.

OrganizationEdit

8th MISG currently consists of a headquarters company, two regional military information support battalions (or MISBs), and one tactical military information support battalions. The regional military information support battalions are regionally oriented and support the regional combatant commands in the planning and production of MISO programs:

1st MISB(A) – United States Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM)Edit

5th MISB(A) – United States Pacific Command (USPACOM)Edit

9th MISB(A) – (Tactical)Edit

This is the Tactical MISO element and supports ground commanders in the planning and production of MISO programs.

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