17 - Cyberspace Operations
The Cyberspace Operations OccFld includes the employment of offensive cyberspace operations (OCO) and defensive cyberspace operations (DCO). Marines in this field maneuver in and through cyberspace in order to defend the network and create effects in support of operations.
Marines in the cyberspace operations field will be required to monitor network operations, identify, respond to, and mitigate network attacks, conduct analysis of cyberspace environment to allow for follow-on actions, and operate the hardware and software required to create cyberspace effects in support of operations.
Duty assignments include, Marine Corps forces Cyberspace Command, Defensive Cyberspace Operations, Internal Defensive Measures Companies, Marine Cryptologic Support Battalion, Radio Battalions, Intelligence Battalions, and staff sections at all levels of the MAGTF.