United States Marine Corps Forces Command
|United States Marine Corps Forces Command|
|Country||United States of America|
|Branch||United States Marine Corps|
|Type||Marine Combined arms|
|Role||Amphibious and expeditionary warfare|
|Garrison/HQ||Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads|
|Commander||Lieutenant General Robert F. Hedelund|
|Deputy Commander||Major 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.
- COMMARFORCOM reports to the Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC).
- COMMARFORCOM commands and exercises administrative control (ADCON) of the following subordinate commands:
- United States Army Forces Command
- United States Fleet Forces Command (U.S. Navy)
- Air Combat Command (U.S. Air Force)
- Space Operations Command
- This article incorporates text in the public domain from the United States Marine Corps.
- "Marine Forces Command website". United States Marine Corps. Retrieved 14 September 2011.
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