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Old Building, New Mission - U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Robert F. Hedelund, Commanding General, Fleet Marine Force Atlantic, and Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Northern Command speaks with Mr. Bill Crone, Construction Director for Navy Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic in the Marine Camp Elmore (MCE-9) building at Camp Elmore in Norfolk, Virginia, March 24, 2021. This meeting signifies the start of converting previously used training rooms, classrooms, and administrative offices into fully-functioning, mission-capable headquarters spaces in support of the Commandant’s force restructure initiatives. The interior reconfiguration will accommodate the new P&O, South detachment. The upgraded administrative workspaces will be occupied by personnel assigned to manpower, reserve integration, plans, forward-deployed plans and execution, global force analysis, aviation force analysis, and readiness functions. The renovation is slated to be complete in August of 2021. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Mr. Jonathan Donnelly/Released)

The JLTV is being fielded as a replacement for the High Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicles currently in use at MCSFR. - U.S. Marine Corps Lt. General Robert F. Hedelund, Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command, and Commanding General, Fleet Marine Force Atlantic, and U.S.Navy Vice Adm. Johnny R. Wolfe, Director of Strategic Systems Programs, visit Marine Corps Security Force Regiment (MCSFR) for a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle(JLTV) capabilities brief and demonstration Sept. 22, 2020, at Naval WeaponsStation, Yorktown, Virginia. The JLTV has several safety features, including an advanced hull design built to optimize survivability against a full range of blast and ballistic threats, as well as blast protected seats, restraints, and stowage to minimize crew impact during adverse events. The JLTV is being fielded as a replacement for the High Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicles currently in use at MCSFR. (U.S.Marine Corps Photo by Sgt. Desmond Martin/released)

Norfolk, VA - Lt. Gen. Robert Hedelund kicks off a Navy and Marine Corps staff planning tabletop exercise. - Photo courtesy of Naval Warfare Development Command: [Left to right: Rear Adm. (upper half) John Wade, Director of Maritime Operations, U.S. Fleet Forces Command; Lt. Gen. Robert Hedelund, Commanding General, Fleet Marine Force Atlantic and Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command; Vice Adm. David Kriete, Deputy Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command; Brig. Gen. William Souza, Deputy Commander for Mobilization, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command] Norfolk, VA - Lt. Gen. Robert Hedelund, Commanding General, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic and Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command, kicks off a Navy and Marine Corps staff planning tabletop exercise along with Navy flag counterparts at Naval Warfare Development Command on Aug. 5, 2020. The exercise, part of a long-term integrated training continuum, challenged the Navy and Marine Corps team to develop integrated maritime fires and effects elements with a focus on increasing lethality for the future naval fight.

Deborah Hager, Pfc. George W. Elmore’s niece, is presented a token of appreciation during a ceremony, where Camp Allen was rededicated as Camp Elmore in honor of Korean War Navy Cross recipient, Pfc. Elmore, Nov. 27, 2018 at Camp Elmore, Norfolk, Virginia. Elmore, while serving as an automatic rifleman in Korea, was killed February 26, 1951 and was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross. In 1953, Camp Elmore was the first Marine Corps installation to be named in honor of an enlisted Marine. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jessika Braden/ Released) - Deborah Hager, Pfc. George W. Elmore’s niece, is presented a token of appreciation during a ceremony, where Camp Allen was rededicated as Camp Elmore in honor of Korean War Navy Cross recipient, Pfc. Elmore, Nov. 27, 2018 at Camp Elmore, Norfolk, Virginia. Elmore, while serving as an automatic rifleman in Korea, was killed February 26, 1951 and was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross. In 1953, Camp Elmore was the first Marine Corps installation to be named in honor of an enlisted Marine. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jessika Braden/ Released)

Lt.Gen. Mark A. Brilakis, Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command, and Brig. Gen. William H. Seely III, Director, Office of U.S. Marine Corps Communication, provide service members the Marine Corps’ diversity vision and commitment to strengthening the sea services by recruiting, developing and retaining talent from all cultures and backgrounds. Brilakis and Seely facilitated discussions at the National Naval Officers Association Annual Symposium in Portsmouth, Va., on Aug. 9. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Garett Burns/Released) - Lt.Gen. Mark A. Brilakis, Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command, and Brig. Gen. William H. Seely III, Director, Office of U.S. Marine Corps Communication, provide service members the Marine Corps’ diversity vision and commitment to strengthening the sea services by recruiting, developing and retaining talent from all cultures and backgrounds. Brilakis and Seely facilitated discussions at the National Naval Officers Association Annual Symposium in Portsmouth, Va., on Aug. 9. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Garett Burns/Released)