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Information Warfare Community (IWC)

The Navy Information Warfare Community (IWC) (previously known as the Information Dominance Corps (IDC) until 8 January 2016) is the result of the alignment of the OPNAV N2 (Intelligence), N6 (Communications Networks), and elements of N3 (N39, information and cyber operations) and N8 (unmanned systems programs and resources) into a unified organization. The IWC is led by the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare (DCNO N2N6), VADM Matthew Kohler
. VADM Kohler also holds the position of Director of Naval Intelligence (DNI), Deputy Chief Information Officer (Navy), Director of Navy Cybersecurity.

Previous DCNOs

The IWC combines officer, enlisted, and civilian personnel from the following areas:

Information Warfare Officer (IWO)
Information Professional (IP)
Cryptologic Warfare (CW)

Cyber Warfare Engineer
Intelligence (INTEL)
Meteorology/Oceanography (METOC)
Enlisted Information Warfare Specialist (IW)
Information Systems Technician (IT, B460)

Cryptologic Technician (CT, B5XX)
(CTI, B51X; CTM, B520; CTN, B525; CTR, B540/B550; CTT, B550)

Intelligence Specialist (IS, B600)

Aerographer's Mate (AG, A410)

OtherIT CivilianCryptologic Civilian 

Space Cadre

Intelligence CivilianMETOC Civilian
Community LeaderVADM Nancy NortonVADM Timothy "T.J." WhiteRADM Robert SharpRDML Timothy Gallaudet
Other IWC Designators: 185X (any IWC qualified officer), 186X (IWC Flag Officer from any IWC Community O-7 and up)

To achieve prominence and dominance across the information domain by breaking down stovepipes, moving beyond the limitations of current programs and capabilities, and holistically networking our sensors, platforms, and people.