United States Marine Corps Forces Command

Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command (COMMARFORCOM), headquartered at the Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads in 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.

United States Marine Corps Forces Command
Country United States
Allegiance United States
TypeMarine Combined arms
RoleAmphibious and expeditionary warfare
Garrison/HQNaval Support Activity Hampton Roads
Norfolk, VA
CommanderLieutenant General Robert F. Hedelund
Deputy CommanderBrigadier General Michael S. Cederholm
Command Sergeant MajorSergeant Major Clifford W. Wiggins

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.

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