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“Two Commands, One Commander, One Staff”

FMFLANT/MARFORCOM MISSION

Commander, Marine Forces Command (COMMARFORCOM) commands Service-retained forces (active component and activated reserve component) and provides forces in support of joint, naval, and service requirements. As Commanding General, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic, (CG FMFLANT) commands assigned Marine Corps forces and advises Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) on matters relating to the training, employment, and sustainment of Marine Corps forces in support of fleet forces.

 

MARFOR NORTHCOM MISSION

Commander, MARFORNORTHCOM as the Marine Corps Service Component Commander for Commander, U.S. Northern Command (COMUSNORTHCOM), represents Marine Corps capabilities and interests; and exercises command and control over all assigned and attached Marine Corps forces.  Furthermore, the commander advises CDR USNORTHCOM on the proper employment and support of Marine Corps forces; and coordinates and/or validates antiterrorism program/force protection/deployments/employment/ redeployments sustainment and planning of all assigned and attached Marine forces ordered to conduct homeland defense operations; and to provide defense support of civil authorities.

 

 

 

 

FLEET MARINE FORCES, ATLANTIC, MARINE FORCES COMMAND, MARINE FORCES NORTHERN COMMAND