The 85th Civil Affairs Brigade organizes, trains, equips and rapidly deploys Civil Affairs forces worldwide to plan, synchronize, and conduct Civil Affairs Operations and support Civil Military Operations in support of Combatant Commanders, United States Ambassadors or other agencies as directed. T
The brigade operates within three distinct mission profiles that are also linked:
1) Support to FORSCOM by deploying Civil Affairs units in support of Overseas Contingency Operations.
2) Provides a persistent Civil Affairs engagement capability to the Geographical Combatant Commanders, Army Service Component Commanders, and U.S. ambassadors in support of theater engagement plans.
3) Deploy Civil Affairs Teams, Command and Control elements, and civil military planning elements to corps and joint task forces in support of humanitarian Disaster relief operations and other contingencies as the nation requires.