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Marine Corps releases new doctrine on information

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The Marine Corps on Wednesday released its latest doctrinal publication focused on information, putting it on a level footing with other aspects of warfighting. Marine Corps Doctrinal Publication-8, Information, aims to describe the purpose and mechanics of using information as a warfighting tool for the entire service. “Information is key to gaining advantage in all domains, whether on the battlefield or during day-to-day @USMC ops in competition,” Gen. David Berger,…

Marines to create new information command to support Force Design 2030

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The commandant of the Marine Corps wants to create a new command focused on improving information operations, and he is directing officials to develop options for doing so. The guidance was included in the annual update to Gen. David Berger’s controversial vision for transforming the Corps known as Force Design 2030, released Monday. “We believe that in a conflict with a peer adversary, first moves may be in space and…

Marine Corps to release new doctrine on information

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Following years of effort and investment – to include a new three-star position, several organizational changes and establishment of new forces – the Marine Corps is readying to formalize doctrine on the information environment. The new publication, Marine Corps Doctrinal Publication-8, Information, slated for release in the next month or so, seeks to describe the purpose and mechanics of information as a warfighting function for the entire service. The formalization…