Mission: 1st Information Operations Command (Land) provides IO and Cyberspace Operations support to Army and other Military Forces through, deployable support teams; opposing forces support; reachback planning and analysis; and specialized training, in order to support freedom of action in the information environment and to deny the same to our adversaries.
The 1st Information Operations Command (Land) is the only Army full-spectrum IO organization engaged from information operations theory development and training to operational application across the range of military operations.
The command has regionally focused information operations and IO-related intelligence planning teams assigned to provide reach-back planning and special studies support. Operations planners are involved prior to, during, and after exercises and support other military units when resources allow.
The 1st IO Battalion is responsible for training and deploying field support teams, vulnerability assessment teams, and OPSEC teams in direct support of Army and land component commands planning, preparing, executing and assessing information operations.
2d Information Operations Battalion executes cyberspace opposing force operations and provides cyberspace operational support to Army and other military forces; on order, conducts cyberspace operations to defend Army networks, enable freedom of action in the Information Environment and deny the same to adversaries. The 2d Battalion provides the Army’s Cyber Opposing Forces to provide the Army training audience with responsive, adaptive adversaries in Cyberspace.
1st IO Command conducts specialized training for IO subject matter experts, deploying IO teams and deploying units through resident course and by mobile training teams.
1st IO Command received the Army Superior Unit Award, the Association of Old Crows Outstanding Army Unit Award and the National OPSEC Organizational Achievement Award as recognition for support to Army and national missions.