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Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic
Unofficial seal of Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic.
Unofficial seal of Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic.
Active December 1933 – present
Country United States
Type Maritime general and special purpose landing force
Role Amphibious warfare, expeditionary warfare
Part of Flag of the United States Navy.png U.S. Department of the Navy
Garrison/HQ NAVSTA Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.

Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic (FMFLant) is an American maritime landing force that is spread across the Atlantic Ocean and reports to the United States Atlantic Command. It is headquartered at Naval Station Norfolk and directs and commands all the subordinate elements of the Navy Expeditionary Strike Force and Marine Air-Ground Task Force components that follow under the 2nd, 4th, and 6th Fleet and the Marine Forces, Command (MarForCom). It is under operational control of the Commander-in-Chief, United States Fleet Forces Command, when deployed.

OrganizationEdit

Reporting directly to the Commanding General, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic (CG FMFLant) are the Commanding General, II Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF), and the Commanding Officers of three Marine Expeditionary Units (22d, 24th, 26th MEUs). The Commanding General, II MEF, exercises operational control over the 2d Marine Division, the 2d Marine Aircraft Wing, the 2d Force Service Support Group, the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade, and the 6th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB).

Hierarchy of Fleet Marine Force unitsEdit

Commander, United States Fleet Command (COMFLTFORCOM)
Edit

Naval Support Activity
Norfolk, Virginia

Seal of the Commander of the United States Fleet Forces Command

Marine Forces, Command (MARFORCOM)Edit

MARFORCOM
Landing Force, Second Fleet (LF2F)
Combined Task Force 22
(CTF-22)
<center>
100px <center>Naval Base Point Loma
San Diego, CA<center>
<center>Combined Task Force 23
(CTF-23)
<center>
<center>II Marine Expeditionary Force
(II MEF)
<center>
<center> IIMEFLogo<center> <center>MCB Camp Lejeune
North Carolina, United States<center>

Marine Forces, South (MARFORSOUTH)Edit

Marforsouth
Landing Force, Fourth Fleet (LF4F)
<center>Mayport Naval Station
Jacksonville, Florida<center>
<center>II Marine Expeditionary Force<center> IIMEFLogo <center>MCB Camp Lejeune
North Carolina, United States<center>

Marine Forces, Europe (MARFOREUR)Edit

Seal of United States Marine Corps Forces, Europe
Landing Force, Sixth Fleet (LF6F)
<center>Task Force 61<center> <center>100px <center>Naval Support Activity Naples
Naples, Italy<center>
<center>Task Force 62 <center>
<center>Task Force 68<center>
<center>II Marine Expeditionary Force<center> IIMEFLogo <center>MCB Camp Lejeune
North Carolina, United States
<center>

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