U.S. Marine Corps

(U//FOUO) U.S. Marine Corps Information Operations April 2010

Information Operations (BOTTOM LINE)

–All about technology
–Focused on individual capabilities, i.e., PYSOP, EW, CNO, etc
–Strategic Communication
–Public Affairs

–All about influencing key decision makers and populations through operations within and affecting the information environment
–The art of integrating lethal and non-lethal capabilities to affect the information environment (supports combat operations)
–Employed across the spectrum of conflict and throughout every phase (0-5) of operations
–Consistent with strategic communication goals and synchronized with public affairs

USMC Irregular Warfare (IW) and Interagency Integration Lessons from OIF/OEF

The following material was extracted from MCCLL reports based on interviews, lessons and observations from operational units that participated in OIF/OEF over the past 36 months. Although this material is based on collections that took place in 2005 through 2007, comments from recent observers and currently deployed individuals indicate that issues on the ground likely remain the same. Content of this paper is grouped in response to specific questions in the TECOM tasking dated 2 April 2008.

USMC Intelligence Activity Haiti Open Source Digest

The Washington Post ran an article this morning entitled, “As food distribution improves, Haitians want U.S to ‘take over’.” The increasingly prominent role of U.S. troops and civilian workers is creating high expectations among Haitians. “I want the Americans to take over the country. The Haitian government can’t do anything for us,” said Jean-Louis Geffrard, a laborer who lives under a tarp. The article contains several quotes that underscore the fact that the average citizen has no confidence in their government, but virtually 100% faith in the United States. Average Haitians are taking quick notice to how U.S. troops have brought order and efficiency to aid distribution.

USMC Training Atmospherics and Set Design Enhancements

This specification establishes the functional capabilities for the atmospherics set design training enhancements effort. This specification is required to enhance and upgrade existing and future USMC Military Operation in Urban Terrain (MOUT), Home Station Training (HST) areas and Ranges. Even though these areas are typically equipped with streets, courtyard walls, mosques, buildings, and village shanties, the atmosphere is void of detailed cultural realism such as items listed. Specifically, this specification will provide the detailed information required for placing, updating or enhancing spaces and places within the training areas.

Unexploded Ordinance Standoff Disruptor MK 40 MOD 0 (UXO SD)

The Purpose of this ULSS is to provide guidance relative to the procurement of (73) Unexploded Ordnance Standoff Disrupter MK 40 Mod 0 (UXO SD). The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) forces are increasingly challenged due to the alarming proliferation of arms and ammunition throughout the world and the trend toward greater weapon sophistication. The objectives of the program are to: increase readiness, availability, maintainability, dependability; decrease life cycle cost; and to incorporate new technology enhancements.

Introduction to Identifying Intelligence Community Classifications and Control Markings

Classification Marking
* TOP SECRET-The level applied to information whose unauthorized disclosure could cause exceptionally grave damage to national security.
* SECRET-Information whose unauthorized disclosure could reasonably cause serious damage to national security.
* CONFIDENTIAL-Information whose unauthorized disclosure could cause damage to national security.
* UNCLASSIFIED-Information that is not classified under the EO 12958, as amended.

USMC Total Force Mobilization, Activation, Integration, and Deactivation Plan (MAID-P)

This manual establishes Service policy and tasks that support references (a) through (e), and outlines procedures to conduct Marine Corps Reserve Component (RC) call-up as described in references (f) through (j). This manual is designed to support contingency planning leading to rapid augmentation and/or reinforcement of the Active Component (AC) of the U.S. Marine Corps. As such, this manual is directive in nature.

Marine Corps Information Assurance Operational Standard: NETOPS and Command and Control (C2) Reporting Structure

Marine Corps Information Assurance Operational Standard (IAOS) a reissued by the Marine Corps Enterprise Network (MCEN) Designated Approval Authority (DAA). The IAOS Series provides modules that guide the implementation of policy direction established in MCO 5239.2. The modules provide procedural, technical, administrative, and supplemental guidance for all information systems used in the automatic acquisition, storage, manipulation, management, movement, control, display, switching, interchange, transmission, or receipt of data within the MCEN as well as other USMC informntion systems.