Command, Control, Communications, and Computers

Enable information technology (IT) command, control, communication and computer support across the Marine Corps Information Environment Enterprise (MCIEE) and the MAGTF.  Develop service policies and execute DC I advocacy roles for the Title 10 responsibilities to “Man, Train, Equip” the 0600 and 2800 occupational fields, IT governance, resourcing, cybersecurity, spectrum, capital planning, investment control, portfolio management, and enterprise architecture to deliver the Service’s networks. Executes DC I functions as the Department of the Navy, Deputy CIO (Marine Corps), the Marine Corps Senior Information Security Officer, and the Marine Corps Authorizing Official. Service policy lead for C4 interoperability and operational effectiveness naval, joint, and coalition information environments.




Unification  - Standardize the network by eliminating legacy systems, consolidating resources, and optimizing network operations


People - Execute a holistic workforce strategy incorporating Force Modernization requirements that address future Communications and Information Technology skillsets


Cloud - Provide cloud services supporting the full spectrum of Marine Corps’ warfighting and business missions


Training and Resources - Provide innovative training using regionalized training centers and methods to increase proficiency at a sustainable cost


Applications - Establish and maintain application development standards, processes, and infrastructure that allow system capabilities to be delivered rapidly and efficiently


Equipment - Maintain proven Command and Control capabilities, while fielding capable, relevant, and interoperable systems employed in innovative ways



Installation/ Tactical Processing Nodes - Standardize capabilities of the Marine Corps’ regionally aligned Installation Processing Nodes, increasing effective access to secure information for Marines worldwide


Policy and Governance - Establish enterprise policies, processes, and standards that govern the implementation, operation, and sustainment of the Command and Control network


Command and Control Diversity/Network Survivability - Ensure survivability of the Command and Control network through the most austere, challenged, and contested conditions


Information Technology Value - Influence and shape investment opportunities to demonstrate fiscal responsibility while guiding innovation throughout the Marine Corps Capabilities Based Assessment


Cybersecurity - Establish appropriate measures to protect and defend data, users, systems, connections, and missions

HQMC C4 Front Office: 703-693-3464
   Director IC4
   BGen Mahlock
  Assistant Director HQMC C4
  SES Mr. Kenneth Bible


  Technical Director HQMC C4
  SL Mr. Daniel Corbin 
Headquarters Marine Corps