About
Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic, Marine Forces Command, Marine Forces Northern Command

 

“Two Commands, One Commander, One Staff”

FMFLANT/MARFORCOM MISSION

Commander, Marine Forces Command (COMMARFORCOM), commands Active Component (AC) and activated Reserve Component (RC) 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.

 

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