United States Marine Corps Forces Command


United States Marine Corps Forces Command
Country United States of America
Branch United States Marine Corps
TypeMarine Combined arms
RoleAmphibious and expeditionary warfare
Garrison/HQNaval Support Activity Hampton Roads
Norfolk, VA
CommanderLieutenant General Michael E. Langley
Deputy CommanderBrigadier General John F. Kelliher III
Command Sergeant MajorSergeant Major Michael J. Pritchard

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.

List of commanders

See also

Comparable organizations


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the United States Marine Corps.
  1. ^ https://www.marforcom.marines.mil/Leaders/article-view-display/Article/614561/lieutenant-general-michael-e-langley/
  • "Marine Forces Command website". United States Marine Corps. Retrieved 14 September 2011.