Headquarters Marine Corps
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|Website||Headquarters Marine Corps website|
Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC) is a headquarters staff within the Department of the Navy which includes the offices of the Commandant of the Marine Corps, the Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps and various staff functions. The function, composition, and general duties of HQMC are defined in Title 10 of the United States Code, Subtitle C, Part I, Chapter 506 (Headquarters, Marine Corps).
HQMC "consists of the Commandant of the Marine Corps and those staff agencies that advise and assist him in discharging his responsibilities prescribed by law and higher authority. The Commandant is directly responsible to the Secretary of the Navy for the total performance of the Marine Corps. This includes the administration, discipline, internal organization, training, requirements, efficiency, and readiness of the service. The Commandant also is responsible for the operation of the Marine Corps material support system."
HQMC is currently spread throughout the Washington, D.C., Virginia, and Maryland area, to include the Pentagon, Henderson Hall, Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C., Marine Corps Base Quantico, and the Washington Navy Yard.
- Chaplain of the Marine Corps
- Command, Control, Communications, and Computers
- Counsel for the Commandant
- Director, Marine Corps Staff
- Headquarters Battalion
- Health Services
- History Division
- Inspector General
- Deputy Commandant, Installations and Logistics (includes the Marine Corps Installations Command (MCICOM))
- Intelligence Department
- Logistics Modernization
- Marine Corps Recruiting Command
- Marine Corps Systems Command
- Manpower and Reserve Affairs
- Marine Corps Combat Development Command
- Marine Corps Community Services
- Marine Corps Exchange
- Marine Corps Uniform Board
- Marine Corps Logistics Command
- Navy and Marine Corps Appellate Leave Activity
- Office of Legislative Affairs
- Plans, Policies and Operations
- Programs and Resources
- Public Affairs
- Safety Division
- Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Office (SAPRO)
- Staff Judge Advocate to the Commandant
- Organization of the United States Marine Corps
- Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (U.S. Navy counterpart)
- "Laws: Cases and Codes : U.S. Code : TITLE 10. ARMED FORCES". Find Law. Retrieved 2007-02-25.
- "Appendix A: How the Marines Are Organized". Marine Corps Concepts and Programs 2006. United States Marine Corps. p. 252. Archived from the original on 2009-02-02. Retrieved 2007-05-06.
- "U.S. Marine Corps: Concepts & Programs 2013: America's Expeditionary Force in Readiness" (pdf). United States Marine Corps. 2013.
- Condit, Kenneth W.; Johnstone, Maj John H.; Nargele, Ella W. (1970). "A Brief History of Headquarters Marine Corps Staff Reorganization" (pdf). Historical Division. United States Marine Corps. Archived from the original on 2011-02-15. Retrieved 22 December 2010.
- Allan Reed Millett; Jack Shulimson, eds. (2004). Commandants of the Marine Corps. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. pp. 1–16. ISBN 978-0-87021-012-9.