Deputy Commandant for Information develops and supervises plans, policies, and strategy for operating in the Information Environment and identifies requirements in doctrine, manpower, training, education, and equipment in order to support Marine Air Ground Task Force operations in the Information Environment. In support of the Commandant of the Marine Corps and his Title 10 responsibilities as a service chief, the Deputy Commandant for Information serves as the principal advisor on all Information Environment matters and serves as the principal spokesperson on Marine Corps Information Environment programs, requirements, and strategy throughout the Department of the Navy and the Department of Defense.
The Marine Corps Association (MCA) fourth annual Information Awards Dinner, administered by the Deputy Commandant for Information (DC I), recognized Marines, civilian and units from around the Corps for their superior performance, making an impact in the information environment (IE), April. 20, 2023.
The future operating environment will require Marines to scope and implement software-based solutions at the edges of the battlefield without connectivity or assistance from centralized or contracted support.
The U.S. Army’s Psychological Operations Proponent’s Office announced the recipients of the Major General Robert A. McClure Medallion Awards, December 19, 2022, for the recipients’ sustained meritorious contributions in support of U.S. Army Special Forces, Civil Affairs, and Psychological Operations Regiments.
Marine Corps Doctrinal Publication (MCDP) 8, Information, marks the establishment of the first capstone service doctrine to describe the purpose and mechanics of the Marine Corps’ seventh warfighting function. The purpose of MCDP 8, Information is to introduce a conceptual framework for understanding and employing the information warfighting function in addition to providing Marines with increased flexibility in their operational approaches across all phases of the competition continuum, in all warfighting domains. MCDP 8, Information is written within the context of a continuously changing global security environment. The Marine Corps' view of information is based on our common understanding of the nature of war and on our warfighting philosophy as described in MCDP 1, Warfighting. MCDP 8, Information is comprised of four chapters applicable to all Marines describing; the Nature of Information, Theory of Information, Effective Use of Information and Institutionalizing Information.