Congratulations on your assignment to U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia located aboard the Naval Support Activity Norfolk adjacent to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Allied Transformation Command. The MARFORCOM staff is comprised of Marines, Sailors, Civilian Marines, Technical Representatives and Civilian Contractors (PowerPoint listing of Staff Principals located at this site). 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.
MARFORCOM 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, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command (COMMARFORCOM) 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, AC/S G-1, for your reporting endorsement, at
1775 Forrestal Drive, Norfolk VA., 23551-2400 during normal working hours (0730-1630)
and after normal hours you will report to Command Operations Center (COC) for a stamp
of your arrival time and date. Commercial Phone: 757-836-1644.
In case of emergency, after hours, or weekends, the Officer of the Day can be reached at
Phase 1: Before you arrive
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.
Phase 2: The day that you check-in
Please ensure to bring important documents such your web/MROWS orders,
medical records and dental records.
Your work mailing address is as follows:
COMMARFORCOM (Attn: Your Name)
1775 Forrestal Drive
Norfolk, Virginia 23551-2400
MARINE CORPS FORCES COMMAND FAMILY READINESS OFFICER (FRO)
For information on the Command FRO, CWO3 David Inman, either click the following link or paste it into the URL position on the address line: http://www.marforcom.marines.mil/Headquarters-and-Service-Battalion/
UNIFORM OF THE DAY AND DAILY ROUTINE
MARFORCOM follows the guidance published in ALMAR 007/08 regarding the appropriate MARPAT MARINE CORPS COMBAT UTILITY UNIFORM (MCCUU) uniform of the day. Although your work section will set your actual working hours, the normal working hours for MARFORCOM are 0730 – 1630.
NIPR/SIPR E-MAIL ACCOUNT MIGRATION/CREATION
Please take this opportunity to begin your NIPR and SIPR e-mail account migration/creation. The expected time to complete this process is approximately 1-3 weeks and in rare cases it could take longer. The MARFORCOM G-6 would like to assist you in making a smooth transfer of your data services. Please fill out the required paperwork, scan it, and e-mail it to the MARFORCOM G-6 Service Desk. The required documents are listed below.
DD2875 - USMC - SAAR (Complete up to Box 13. We will route it to the section that you will be checking in to.) (attached to link you create at Welcome Aboard Website).
If you are unable to retrieve the form from the above link, you can copy and paste http://www.dlis.dla.mil/PDFs/DD2875.pdf into your web browser.
Cyber Awareness Course Completion Certificate www.marinenet.usmc.mil. Cyber Awareness - CYBERM0000 for Marines or CYBERC for civilians (If you do not have access to MARINENET, you can GOOGLE the course, complete the training, print off the completion certificate and e-mail it along with your completed/signed SAAR form to: SMB_MARFORCOM_HelpDesk.firstname.lastname@example.org).
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 Naval Station Norfolk(approximately 3.2 miles from MARFORCOM). Troops live in modern dormitory style quarters with A/C, heating, cable, common entertainment and relaxation areas. Each room is designed for two occupants and has a private bath. For those without a personal conveyance, the Barracks Duty NCO and ADNCO (Cell:757-630-9329 Land line: 757-444-8562) will provide enlisted personnel with a ride to/from the barracks and MARFORCOM.There is also a Hampton Road Transportation (HRT) bus stop in close proximity of the barracks that provides service both on and off base. See HRT website for costs/schedules: http://www.gohrt.com/
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/