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United States Marine Corps Portal

Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC), located in Washington, D.C., includes the offices of the Commandant of the Marine Corps and various agencies and staff functions. Source: http://www. ... The Commandant of the United States Marine Corps is the highest ranking officer of the United States Marine Corps, who is a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and reports to the Secretary of the Navy but not to the Chief of Naval Operations. ...


  • Aviation
  • Chaplain of the Marine Corps
  • Command, Control, Communications, and Computers
  • Counsel for the Commandant
  • Director, Marine Corps Staff
  • Headquarters Battalion
  • Health Services
  • Historical Division
  • Inspector General
  • Installations and Logistics Department
  • Intelligence Department
  • Logistics Modernization
  • Marine Corps Recruiting Command
  • Marine Corps Systems Command
  • Manpower and Reserve Affairs
  • Marine Corps Combat Development Command
  • Marine Corps Community Services
  • Marine Corps Uniform Board
  • Marine Corps Logistics Command
  • Navy and Marine Corps Appellate Leave Activity
  • Office of Legislative Affairs
  • Plans, Policies and Operations
  • Programs and Resources
  • Public Affairs
  • Safety Division
  • Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Office (SAPRO)
  • Staff Judge Advocate to the Commandant

External links

  • Headquarters Marine Corps website

  Results from FactBites:
Marine Corps: Definition and Much More from Answers.com (7823 words)
The Corps adopted the Marine Corps emblem in 19 November, 1868.
On October 23, 1983, the Marine headquarters building in Beirut, Lebanon was bombed, causing the highest peacetime losses to the Corps in its history (220 Marines and 21 other service members of the 24th MAU were killed) and leading to the American withdrawal from Lebanon.
As of October 2005, Marine Generals Peter Pace (Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff) and James L. Jones (Commander of the United States European Command; NATO Supreme Allied Commander, Europe; and a former commandant of the Marine Corps) are senior in time and grade to the commandant.
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