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United States Marine Corps Forces Command

United States Marine Corps Forces Command
Country  United States
Type Marine Combined arms
Role Amphibious and expeditionary warfare
Garrison/HQ Naval Support Activity Norfolk, VA
Commander Lieutenant General Robert B. Neller
Deputy Commander Brigadier General David W. Coffman
Command Sergeant Major Sergeant Major Michael Jones

Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command (COMMARFORCOM), headquartered at Naval Support Activity Norfolk, Virginia, commands Service retained-operating forces; executes force sourcing and synchronization to affect force generation actions in the provisioning of joint capable Marine Corps forces, and directs deployment planning and execution of Service retained-operating forces in support of Combatant Commander (CCDR) and Service requirements; serves as Commanding General, Fleet Marine Forces Atlantic (CG FMFLANT) and commands embarked Marine Corps forces; coordinates Marine Corps-Navy integration of operational initiatives and advises CDR U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) on support to Marine Corps forces assigned to naval ships, bases, and installations; conducts Service directed operational tasks as required.

As COMMARFORCOM, commands Service retained-operational forces. As CG FMFLANT, commands Service retained-operational forces embarked aboard Naval shipping.

  • Status and Command Relationships. MARFORCOM is a Service retained component headquarters with the following command relationships.
    • COMMARFORCOM reports to the Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC).
    • COMMARFORCOM commands and exercises administrative control (ADCON) of the following subordinate commands:
      • II Marine Expeditionary Force
      • Marine Corps Security Cooperation Group (MCSCG)

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the United States Marine Corps.
  • "Marine Forces Command website". United States Marine Corps. Retrieved 14 Sep 2011. 

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