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MARINE FORCES EUROPEAN COMMAND

The mission of the Commander, Marine Forces European Command (MARFOR EUCOM), as the Marine Service component commander for Commander, USEUCOM, is to—

• Command all assigned forces and exercise OPCON of all attached forces.
• Conduct planning in support of USEUCOM operations.
• Advise Commander, USEUCOM, other component commanders, and task force commanders on the capabilities and proper employment of Marine forces.
• Facilitate the validation, deployment, sustainment, and redeployment of all operational and logistical requirements for assigned and attached forces in order to support Commander, USEUCOM’s engagement and operational requirements.

Headquarters, MARFOR EUCOM consists of a staff with various divisions and sections necessary to function as the Marine Service component headquarters for Commander, USEUCOM.

Headquarters, MARFOR EUCOM, located at Boeblingen, Germany, provides augmentation in support of Commander, USEUCOM’s joint or combined operations. Headquarters, MARFOR EUCOM does not deploy; personnel perform temporary duties in the coordination of operations, training, administration, and logistics, as
required.

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