Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH) Communication Strategy & Operations (COMMSTRAT) supports MCBH commanders and staffs in the region and installation with media engagement, visual information acquisition and production capabilities, and communications strategy.
COMMSTRAT consists of the Digital & Media Engagement section and the Visual Information section.
- The Digital and Media Engagement section provides MCBH and tenant activities with external media, digital engagement and public web support and training in support of the Commander’s communication goals and priorities. The Digital and Media Engagement section will coordinate and consolidate all media and digital engagement requirements for maximum utilization of resources.
- The Visual Information section will coordinate VI requirements for maximum utilization of resources. The VI section is separated into three sections: Graphics section, Photo section and Video section.
- Combat Photographers and Combat Videographers are trained to support imagery requirements within the Marine Air-Ground Task Force. These operational requirements include, but are not limited to: information operations; intelligence activities; battle damage assessment; civil affairs; historical documentation; legal; investigative; forensics; and, media engagement support.
- Combat Graphics Specialists and Visual Information Specialists (Civilian) provide a full range of digital/traditional graphic design and reproduction capabilities. This includes black and white high volume reproduction, color reproduction, booklet making, binding, handbills, paper drilling, and lamination for field products.