PSYOP? No such thing.

Discussion in 'Psyop' started by Swill, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. Swill

    Swill Intelligence Verified SOF Support

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  2. QC

    QC 1 CDO Verified SOF

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    Repositioning the brand in a competitive marketplace. :rolleyes::doh:
     
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  3. Rapid

    Rapid UKSOF Verified SOF

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    PSYOP was a good name...
     
  4. infinate719

    infinate719 Unverified

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    Probably some General...It seems they need to make a change everyone notices these days.
     
  5. Scotth

    Scotth Member

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    The comment that made me LOL the hardest today. Thanks
     
  6. Scotth

    Scotth Member

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    Can't wait to see how many privates are pranked into bringing broken computers over to these guys.
     
  7. FNULNU

    FNULNU Cupcake Verified SOF

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    MIS... hahaha.
     
  8. SOWT

    SOWT SOWT Verified SOF

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    MIST has been used as an acronym in South/Latin America for years. Nothing new here.
     
  9. 7point62

    7point62 Guest

    PSYOP sounds too aggressive, like "we are going to manipulate your psyche..." Military Information Support, on the other hand, sounds so benign you almost fall asleep saying it. After all, we wouldn't want to offend anybody, especially in the Overseas Contingency Operation. :doh:
     
  10. Voodoo

    Voodoo Verified Squid Verified Military

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    It sounds Gay.....but maybe thats what the want you to think.....hmmmm?
     
  11. Headshot

    Headshot Banned

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    A rose by any other name...
     
  12. LongTabSigO

    LongTabSigO Verified SOF

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    Now maybe we can have the serious conversation on whether or not "Psyop" is even SOF at all.

    Fact is, any organization that can't influence its own service about its role and who they are does not project confidence that it can do the same with America's enemies. Just sayin'...
     
  13. car

    car Old NCO (Ret) Rest In Peace

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    There was word early on in the war that PSYOP was leaving the SOF community, but that kinda died on the vine. Guess they worked a campaign on the community. }:-)
     
  14. psyopwilddog

    psyopwilddog PSYOP Verified SOF

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    I was a Psyop soldier for years, I didn't have a problem with stating I was with a Psyop unit. I would definately not be proud to say I was with a "Military Information Support", Might as well say I'm an end, guard tackle with that one. I was with a tactical unit and proud of what I did. Psyop definately doesn't sound too agressive in my humble opinion, if it does to you I say educate yourself before making an assumption on what we do and who we are. Just like the people who watched the movie "The Generals Daughter", everyone all the sudden that didn't know what we do thought we were a bunch of brain washing freaks.
     
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  15. Ravage

    Ravage running up that hill Member

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    We all still love You [​IMG]
     
  16. madness unseen

    madness unseen just another lackie.. Verified Military

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    This is kinda like the decision to change UAV to Remote Controlled (something) ... I still call them unmanned aeral vehicles.
     

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