United States Marine Corps Forces Command

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United States Marine Corps Forces Command
Country  United States
Allegiance  United States
Type Marine Combined arms
Role Amphibious and expeditionary warfare
Garrison/HQ Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads
Norfolk, VA
Commander Lieutenant General Mark A. Brilakis
Deputy Commander Brigadier General Michael S. Cederholm
Command Sergeant Major Sergeant Major Clifford W. Wiggins

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.

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.

See also

Comparable organizations


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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