Military Deception and Operations Security Proponents

Commander, Combined Arms Center

Pursuant to Army Regulation 5-22, the Commander, CAC, is the Force Modernization Proponent (FMP) for Army military deception (MILDEC) and Army operations security (OPSEC).

Director, U.S. Army Information Operations Proponent

Per CAC G-3 memorandum dated 15 January 2015, the Director, U.S. Army Information Operations Proponent (USAIOP), is the Office of Primary Responsibility (OPR) for the MILDEC and OPSEC proponents.

Office of Primary Responsibility

The USAIOP has primary duties and responsibilities relative to Army MILDEC and OPSEC doctrine, organization, training, materiel, leadership and education, personnel, facilities, and policy (DOTMLPF-P).

Proponent Duties

The Army MILDEC and OPSEC FMP determines DOTMLPF-P requirements and exercises oversight of resources made available to deliver necessary and approved DOTMLPF-P products, services, and support to the Army.


Field Manual 3-13.4, Army Support to Military Deception

Army Techniques Publication 3-13.3, Army Operations Security for Division and Below

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