Congratulations on your assignment to Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic, Marine Forces Command, Marine Forces Northern Command, Norfolk, Virginia located aboard the Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads, adjacent to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Allied Transformation Command. The FMFLANT/MARFORCOM/MARFOR NORTHCOM staff is comprised of Marines, Sailors, Civilian Marines, Technical Representatives and Civilian Contractors. If you have yet to hear from your sponsor, please call the Manpower Management Office at one of the following numbers to check on your sponsor’s status and have any other assignment questions addressed: Commercial: (757) 836-8615/1532/1907 or, DSN: 836-8615/1532/1907.
FMFLANT/MARFORCOM/MARFOR NORTHCOM provides a robust, U.S. Marine Corps presence in Norfolk, Virginia. The Headquarters’ proximity to the Joint Staff J31, Joint and Coalition Warfare Center and the Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (COMUSFF), enables the Commander, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic, Marine Forces Command, Marine Forces Northern Command, to conduct authoritative day-to-day liaison for both operational and programmatic issues as well as become engaged in joint force provider, joint training, and conduct Naval integrations.
MARFORCOM & HQSVCBN MARINES
You will report to MARFORCOM, HQ & SVC BN, IPAC, for your reporting endorsement, at 7970 Diven Arch, Norfolk VA., 23505 during normal working hours (0800-1530). In case of an emergency, after hours, or on weekends the officer of the day can be reached at DSN 836-1644 or commercial (757) 836-1644. OOD will log time of arrival and date in the duty log book. You will then report to HQ & SVC BN, IPAC on the following business day to receive official reporting endorsement, complete audit and travel claim.
Prior to your arrival
After the first week or so in receiving your web orders/MROWs orders, you should have received information from your sponsor. If you were not appointed a sponsor, ensure that you have a sponsor appointed to you by your new command. Your sponsor should formally introduce themselves. Also, your sponsor should give you information about your new command such as the mission, a detailed description about your new chain of command, and a detail description about your position in the workplace.
Please ensure to bring important documents such your web/MROWs orders, medical records and dental records.
OFFICER & ENLISTED MILITARY HOUSING
The following link provides detailed information on military housing in the Hampton Roads area: http://www.lincolnmilitary.com/hamptonroads/
Bachelor enlisted quarters are located aboard Camp Elmore, Norfolk, Virginia. Troops live in quarters with A/C, heating, common entertainment and relaxation areas. Each room is designed for two occupants and has a private bath.
BACHELOR (GEO & OTHER) OFFICER & SNCO BILLETING
Bachelor Officers and SNCOs can call Navy Gateway Inns/suites at one of the following locations:
Joint Forces Staff College: (757) 963-9600
Naval Station Norfolk: (757) 402-7002
Joint Expeditionary Base, Little Creek-Fort Story: (757) 318-7996
Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth: (757) 391-1387
Naval Air Station, Oceana: (757)417-1000
Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dam Neck: (757) 965-2600
Geo-bachelor SNCO may be accommodated in the troop billeting facility on a “space available” basis only (call: (757) 322-9502 or cell: (757) 630-9329 to check on availability).
Bachelor SNCOs can call Navy Gateway Inns/Suites @ (757) 445-0993/402-7002 and see information at the following link: http://www.jfsc.ndu.edu/prospective_students/welcome_aboard_package/billeting_lodging.asp
Geo-bachelor SNCO may be accommodated in the troop billeting facility on a “space available” basis only.
BACHELOR (GEO & OTHER) OFFICER QUARTERS
Bona fide bachelor officers should call Navy Gateway Inns/Suites @ (757) 445-9908/402-7002 and see information at the following link: http://www.dodlodging.net/