The 717th Marine Strike Group was a group until it was deactivated.(Citation needed)
- The 717th Marine Strike Group was one of two MSGs assigned to the Seventh Brigade, First Battalion in the Starfleet Marine Corps during the 23rd and 24th centuries.
- 717th Marine Strike Group is a Special Operations unit assigned to the USS DeBraak. Their nickname is The Running Ghosts. Their motto is "You Speak, We Sneak..."
- In 2385, the 717th MSG's OIC was Lieutenant Colonel Brian A. Crist. The DOIC was Captain Ponch Fenwick and the NCOIC was Gunnery Sergeant Brent Henry Jr.