Fleet Marine Force Atlantic

 

Fleet Marine Force Atlantic

U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command

Norfolk, Virginia
Mission

Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command (COMMARFORCOM), commands Active Component (AC) Service-retained operating forces; executes USMC force generation actions across the AC/RC Components in 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 Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) on support to Marine Corps forces assigned to U.S. Navy ships, bases, and installations; and conducts Service-directed operational tasks as required.

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Leaders with MARFORCOM, SSP visit MCSFR for a JLTV Demonstration By Sgt. Danielle Prentice | September 24, 2020
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Royal Marine and U.S. Marine generals strengthen rapport at MARFORCOM By Master Sgt. Ryan O'Hare | February 12, 2019
Rededication ceremony honors Korean War hero By Sgt. Jessika Braden | November 27, 2018
Lt. Gen Brilakis encourages military diversity at NNOA symposium By lance Cpl. Garett Burns | August 15, 2018
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Honoring the fallen Marines of VMGR-452 By Cpl. Dallas Johnson | August 28, 2017
Religious ministry team visits Marines and Sailors during RUT By Sgt. Clemente C. Garcia | August 27, 2017
Marines Compete in Regional HITT Preliminary Competition By Cpl. Logan Snyder | July 11, 2017
CQB Instructors Maintain High Standards Through Progression Training By | July 11, 2017
CQB 2-17 Closes with a Bang By Sgt. Kayla Rivera | June 6, 2017
CQB students train for the unexpected By | May 31, 2017
Can I Kiss You: SAAP training with a twist By Sgt. Kayla D. Rivera | April 17, 2017
CQB Students are put to the Final Test By Sgt. Kayla D. Rivera | April 5, 2017
Students Learn Interior Tactics during Phase II of CQB By Sgt. Kayla Rivera | March 28, 2017
Marines participate in night-time weapon qualification during Close Quarters Battle course By MC Gina Danals | March 2, 2017
FAST Marines prepare for deployment with security exercise By Sgt. Calvin Shamoon | March 2, 2017
Semper Fit provides tools to help service members, civilians reach goals in 2017 By Sgt. Kayla Rivera | February 8, 2017
FAST Marines rehearse interior tactics in close quarters By Sgt. Kayla D. Rivera | December 12, 2016
Shield Line: 3/6 learns riot control By Lance Cpl. Victoria Ross | November 29, 2016
FAST Marines prepare for Bahrain deployment with CRBN training By Sgt. Kayla D. Rivera | November 4, 2016
FAST Marines SWET it out By Sgt. Calvin Shamoon | November 4, 2016
Marines strengthen bonds with their British counterparts during Exercise Tartan Eagle By Sgt. Calvin Shamoon | November 4, 2016
British Royal Marines, U.S. Marines tackle obstacles at TBS By Sgt. Calvin Shamoon | October 24, 2016
Tartan Eagle 16 Phase II focuses on close-quarters battle tactics By Sgt. Calvin Shamoon | October 18, 2016
FAST Company’s guardian angels provide over watch By Sgt. Calvin Shamoon | October 14, 2016
Marines build confidence in chemical environment By Sgt. Calvin Shamoon | September 16, 2016
FAST Marines conduct Site Ex training By Sgt. Calvin Shamoon | September 13, 2016
FAST Marines conduct convoy operatoins By Sgt. Calvin Shamoon | September 9, 2016
Marines graduate course, ready to lead By Sgt. Calvin Shamoon | August 30, 2016
Two Lance Corporals Challenge Themselves to Lead Marines By Sgt. Calvin Shamoon | August 23, 2016
Pushing the limits: Marines compete in HITT Tactical Athlete Championship By by Pfc. Liah Kitchen | August 22, 2016
Marines, British commandos trade tactics in Close-Quarters Battle simulation By Sgt. Calvin Shamoon | August 4, 2016
Marines, Royal Commandos reach their peak during annual training exercise By Sgt. Calvin Shamoon | August 2, 2016
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CBIRF Marines sharpen skills at home By Sgt. Jonathan S. Herrera | July 29, 2016
Marine comes to fork in the road; reenlist or EAS By Cpl. Calvin Shamooon | July 13, 2016
Camp Allen HITT preliminaries lead way to Tactical Athlete Competition By Staff Sgt. Dorian Gardner | July 8, 2016
CBIRF, FDNY train side by side during search and rescue exercise By Lance Cpl. Maverick Mejia | July 1, 2016
Vietnam Wall Comes to Virginia Beach By Cpl Logan Snyder | June 7, 2016
Transitioning from Civilian to Marine By Cpl. Kayla D. Rivera | May 26, 2016
Security Battalion trains for the evolving active shooter By Adele Uphaus-Conner | May 5, 2016
Hampton Roads Marines, sailors, civilians meet goal for NMCRS annual fund drive By Staff Sgt. Dorian Gardner | April 29, 2016
MP students take on Law Enforcement Professional Exercise By Lance Cpl. Julien Rodarte | April 22, 2016
VMM-265 provides operational airlift support for Japanese government relief efforts By Sgt. Antonio J. Rubio | April 18, 2016
MARFORCOM Marines engage targets in 2016 Eastern Division Matches Rifle and Pistol Competition By Staff Sgt. Dorian Gardner | April 11, 2016
Marines at new MPOBC go through Watch Officer Exercise By Cpl. David Staten | April 4, 2016
Platinum Lynx 16-3: BSRF Marines conduct live fire, maneuver course with NATO allies By Cpl. Tyler Andersen | March 30, 2016
NATO allies train on Camp Lejeune By Lance Cpl. Erick Galera | March 30, 2016
Selfless devotion: Camp Pendleton-based Sailor renders aid, saves neighbors' lives By Sgt. Laura Gauna | March 29, 2016
Combat engineers build, breach, shoot in unit competition By Cpl. Paul S. Martinez | March 25, 2016
2nd MAW Marine rushes into crash scene, helps save injured By Cpl. N.W. Huertas | March 22, 2016
Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook on U.S. Casualty in Iraq By Courtesy | March 19, 2016
The fewer, the proud: female Marines By Cpl. Brittany A. James | March 18, 2016
Marine Corps demonstrates upgraded AAV By Sgt. Eric Keenan | March 16, 2016
Marine Corps helps Kesennuma City remember the Great East Japan Earthquake By Sgt. Royce Dorman | March 16, 2016
Marine recalls losing mother, receiving urgent financial aid from Navy Marine Corps Relief Society By Lance Cpl. Nathaniel Cray | March 15, 2016
13th, 31st MEU bare fangs for Exercise Ssang Yong By Sgt. Paris Capers | March 14, 2016
Hidden Warrior: Provost Marshal holds sixth-degree black belt By Cpl. Alissa P. Schuning | March 14, 2016
Marine Corps releases Force Integration Implementation Plan By Sgt. Eric Keenan | March 11, 2016
ESG 7 embarks USS Bonhomme Richard By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stacy M. Atkins Ricks Commander, Amphibious Squadron 11 Public Affairs | March 8, 2016
Museum hoists dive bomber into place By Gwenn Adams | March 8, 2016
Crime stoppers: 2nd LEB maintains investigation awareness By Courtesy Story | March 8, 2016
Authorized Marine Corps Combat Boots By Cpl. Ian Leones | March 8, 2016
2nd AA Bn., coalition forces storm a Fjord during Cold Response 16 By Lance Cpl. Brianna Gaudi | March 7, 2016
Crime stoppers: 2nd LEB maintains investigation awareness By LCpl. Samuel Guerra | March 4, 2016
26th MEU Female Engagement Team trains with Kuwaiti Police By Capt. Lindsay Pirek | March 4, 2016
Prowler "Final Four" perform division flight By Sgt. Grace L. Waladkewics | March 2, 2016
Marine Air-Ground team conducts large scale assault, offensive air support operations during Eager Response 16 By Pfc. Nicholas Baird and Cpl. Paul S. Martinez | March 1, 2016
2nd MAW CBRN Marines conduct live training By Cpl. Neysa Huertas Quinones | February 29, 2016
Marines Participate In Depot Competition-In-Arms Program 2016 By Cpl. Taylor Morton | February 18, 2016
2016 Marine Corps Trials: Wounded Warrior adaptive sports invitational By Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment | February 18, 2016
Cobra Gold 16: Promoting Peace in the Pacific By Lance Cpl. Jessica Etheridge | February 11, 2016
Marine Corps changes promotion criteria for NCO ranks By Sgt. Dengrier M. Baez | February 11, 2016
Around world in seven days: Marines complete World Marathon Challenge By Sgt. Terry Brady | February 11, 2016
Winter warriors fire up spirit of brotherhood By Cpl. Tyler Giguere | February 11, 2016
Former top Marine aviator laid to rest By Sgt. Dylan Bowyer | February 9, 2016
Bronze Star awarded to Lejeune Marine By Cpl. Fatmeh Saad | February 9, 2016
MARSOC corpsman awarded Silver Star By Sgt. Lia Gamero | February 5, 2016
2nd CEB charges through Sapper Leader’s Course By Cpl. Joey Mendez | February 3, 2016
Tackling the Mountain: Marines across II MEF brace themselves for Cold Response 16 By Cpl. Dalton A. Precht | February 3, 2016
Iron Fist 2016: Marines train with Amphibious Assault Vehicle Gunner Simulator By Lance Cpl. Timothy Valero | January 28, 2016
No Better Friend: Crisis Response Marine recognized for heroism in Senegal By 1st Lt. John McCombs | January 28, 2016
Predator and prey: Pre-Scout Sniper students stalk targets By Cpl. Paul S. Martinez | January 27, 2016
Marine, Chattanooga shooting victim receives Purple Heart Medal By Courtesy Story | January 27, 2016
Descent from above: Marines conduct parachute operations By Lance Cpl. Luke Hoogendam | January 26, 2016
Marine Recruiter Receives Purple Heart Medal By | January 26, 2016
Navy Corpsmen continue support of Marine operations, training By Cpl. Janessa Pon | January 25, 2016
Marine Corps' top enlisted leader discusses 'Protect What You've Earned' campaign By Cpl. Gabrielle Quire | January 22, 2016
MWSS-272 tests support capabilities By Lance Cpl. Aaron Fiala | January 22, 2016
Kenya native leaves family, life to become a Marine By Sgt. Tyler Viglione | January 22, 2016
More tools for the toolbox, Raid Leaders Course teaches Marines urban combat skills By Cpl. Garrett White | January 20, 2016
2nd CEB sharpens their close-combat skills By Lance Cpl. Damarko Bones | January 20, 2016
Marine’s heroic actions prevent suicide By Staff Sgt. Vitaliy Rusavskiy | January 20, 2016
MWSS-274 Marines count their paces, go back to the basics By Pfc. Nicholas P. Baird | January 19, 2016
Update: Coast Guard, partner agencies enter fourth day of search for 12 Marine aviators off North Shore, Oahu By Chief Petty Officer Sara Mooers | January 18, 2016
Marines identified in CH-53E helicopter incident over Hawaii By III MEF PAO | January 17, 2016
Marine CH-53E helicopter incident over Hawaii By SSgt. Jose O. Nava | January 15, 2016
MEU Marines train for jungle combat By Lance Cpl. Carl King | January 15, 2016
Gen. John F. Kelly reflects on 45 years of service By Sgt. Eric Keenan | January 14, 2016
Fighting Bengals soar pacific skies with Japanese pilots By Cpl. Jessica Quezada | January 14, 2016
Marines enter second week of DCSC pre-scout sniper course By Cpl. Paul S. Martinez | January 14, 2016
First-person account of the Marine Raiders donated to the Raider Museum aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico By Adele Uphaus-Conner | January 13, 2016
National Museum of the Marine Corps temporarily closed for final phase construction, installation of new aircraft By Adele Uphaus-Conner | January 13, 2016
Marines with HMH-465 support CLB-11 with external-lift training By | January 13, 2016
Fires in Fuji By Cpl. Janessa Pon | January 13, 2016
Even Marines cry here: II MEF conducts gas chamber By Lance Cpl. Preston McDonald | January 13, 2016
Wissler assumes command of MARFORCOM & FMF Atlantic By | December 18, 2015
A Message from the 37th Commandant of the Marine Corps By Courtesy Story | September 24, 2015
Marine Leaders of the Americas Conference kicks off in Colombia By Sgt. Alisa Helin and Lance Cpl. Immanuel Johnson | August 25, 2015
ANSO to host Annual Eastern Region Symposium By | August 24, 2015
Future U.S. Marine Corps commandant visits Marines, sailors in Italy By Staff Sgt. Bryan Peterson | August 20, 2015
Future U.S. Marine Corps commandant visits BSRF Marines and sailors By Staff Sgt. Wayne Edmiston | August 18, 2015
Marines add to their leadership toolbox during Corporals Course By Cpl. Logan Snyder | August 5, 2015
Sons of Pitchers win softball championship By Cpl. Logan Snyder | July 13, 2015
Marine Corps Security Force Regiment change of command By Cpl. Taylor Schrick | June 23, 2015
Message from Director, Marine Corps Staff regarding OPM announcement of personnel data breach By Courtesy Story | June 8, 2015
Marines conduct beach hike enhancing unit morale, maintain combat readiness By Cpl. Jessika Acosta | April 8, 2015
Marines Train for HITT Instructor Certification Course By Cpl. Kayla D. Cox | February 25, 2015
‘The Walking Dead’ roll up their colors By Lance Cpl. Sullivan Laramie | September 4, 2014
Marines ready for disaster at moment's notice By Cpl. Andy Orozco | August 29, 2014
Marines taking care of Marines: Marine Corps Leadership Development By | April 21, 2014
Sustaining the Institution: Marine Corps Foundations for the Foundation of the Marine Corps By | April 2, 2014
Lejeune Marines return from training Senegalese Commandos By | March 13, 2014
Last of the line: 2nd MLG Marines take part in commissioning of post-9/11 troop transport By | March 3, 2014
Guam Native, Marine Brigadier General Laid to Rest By | February 25, 2014
Marine Corps Security Forces break ground on new facility, Yorktown By | December 19, 2013
USS New York changes home ports By | December 6, 2013
MARFORCOM Marines Engage Revolutionary War History, Yorktown By | December 5, 2013
Fort Eustis participates in non-lethal maritime operational demonstration By | September 16, 2013
Upgrading C2: Common Aviation Command and Control (CAC2S) Phase 1, achieves Full Operating Capability With Fielding to Marine Air Control Squadron 24 By | September 12, 2013
Amphibious Operations, not just for Combat By | August 30, 2013