General Information Warfare Community Resources
Information Warfare Qualification Programs

Information Warfare Officer (IWO) — Formerly Information Dominance Warfare Officer (IDWO)
  • NAVADMIN 292/11: Information Dominance Warfare Officer (IDWO) Program for Space Cadre
Enlisted Information Warfare Specialist (EIDWS) — Formerly Enlisted Information Dominance Warfare Specialist (EIDWS)

 Community  Designator  Active  Reserve
 Meteorology/Oceanography (METOC)  180X  108B (FEB13)  108B (FEB13)
 Information Warfare (IW)  181X  108C (FEB13)  108C (FEB13)
 Information Professional (IP)  182X  108D (FEB13)  108D (FEB13)
 Intelligence (INTEL)  183X  108A (FEB13)  108A (FEB13)
 Cyber Warfare Engineer  184X  121 (MAY11)  N/A

Communities and Designators

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)

21NOV16: Updating IDWO/EIDWS to IWO/EIWS.
06OCT16: Adding Cyber IT/CSWF resources.
30SEP16: Adding EMC/NOS to Enlisting Rates.
28APR16: Updating INTEL Community Leader.
17MAR16: Updating IWC community table.
28SEP15: Updating METOC Community Leader.
30JUN14: Updating IP, IW, and INTEL Community Leaders.
03APR14: Updating ADM Rogers' rank and adding additional info about IDC Designators.
10FEB14: Updating FCC/C10F Portal link.
26AUG13: Updating IP Community Leader.
31JUL13: Added IDCFE and IDC PQS links; updated PAs; added IDCR Welcome; added COMNAVCYBERFORINST 1414.1B
25MAR13: Added new Program Authorizations for IW and OCEANO
10MAR13: Added CYBERFOR Portal URL
28FEB13: Added RADM Jonathan White
16MAY12: Added USNR Reference Guide
03MAR12: Updated for Naval Intelligence Community Leader turnover
16JAN12: Added ONI and FLTFORCOM IDWO PQS Programs
07JAN12: Updated IW Community Leader
30SEP11: Added NAVADMIN 292/11: IDWO Program for Space Cadre
14SEP11: Added OPNAV N2/N6 IDC portal on Intelink-U.
31MAY11: Added FLTCYBERCOM/C10F and CYBERFOR links.
12MAY11: Added Community Leaders to table.
13APR11: Updated NPC links for PERS-47 and PERS-408.
23FEB11: Posted NAVADMIN 062/11, EIDWS Program Update.
21JAN11: Added link for InfoDomain Magazine.
22NOV10: Added note about IDWO test availability.
21OCT10: Added Communities and Designators section.
19OCT10: Added local link for COMNAVCYBERFORINST 1414.1.
18OCT10: Posted IDWO and EIDWS certificate templates.
13OCT10: Posted updated IDWO designation process gouge.
07OCT10: Posted IDWO and EIDWS program updates.

Page updated 21NOV16