Communications and Data (Comms and Data) is a Primary Command whose mission is to provide information technology services for the Central Aid Agency. Including signals and communication services, database management, system development, and infrastructure development / management. Additionally, to provide and regulate communications operators and technicians.
Active Programs of Comms and Data
A partnership between Comms and Data and Central Command to provide professional and amateur radio emergency communications services in coordination with the CERT program, RRT, and IMOS, and to serve as an auxiliary to IMOS units. Additionally, to coordinate professional and amateur radio resources among non-IMOS units capable of being used in emergencies.
Active Units of Comms and Data
There are currently no active units assigned to Comms and Data.
Uniforms of Comms and Data
Comms and Data primarily wears uniforms in Navy Blue (Color Type 1), but also wears Coyote (Color Type 2) for hot weather or wilderness-focused roles, and OD (Color Type 4) for specialized field environments. Uniforms commonly worn by Comms and Data include:
Service Dress Uniform Class A
Service Dress Uniform Class B
Basic Duty Uniform Class C
Administrative Uniform with Navy Blue Polo and Tan Pants Class C
Field Basic Service Uniform Class D (When participating in Community Service activities)
Physical Training Uniforms Class E Because Comms and Data units are usually deployable, they typically require Type 4 or greater hygiene and appearance requirements when in full uniform. Type 3 or greater hygiene and appearance requirements is typically required for personnel that are administrative only.