Public Affairs Officer (PAO)
The Public Affairs Office on Fort Carson fulfills the Army's obligation to keep the American people and the Army informed and helps to establish the conditions that lead to confidence in America's Army and its readiness to conduct operations in peacetime, conflict and war. Every member of the Army team contributes to effective PA. The soldier is the most effective communicator of the Army story. The primary PA functional areas are command information, public information and community relations.
Source: Army.mil Website