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U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve (MARFORRES)

Last Revised: February 24, 2015, 7:51 pm
Overview: 

U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Reserve (MARFORRES) is headquartered in New Orleans, LA, and is responsible for providing trained units and qualified individuals for active duty service in times of war, national emergency, or in support of contingency operations. Our Corps’ expansion is made possible by the activation of MARFORRES. As an operational reserve, MARFORRES provides personnel and operational tempo relief for AC forces during times of peace.

Like the AC, MARFORRES is a combined arms force with balanced ground, aviation, and logistics combat support units. MARFORCOM manages MARFORRES’ capabilities as part of global force management responsibilities for the CMC. Commander, MARFORRES is also Commander, Marine Forces Northern Command (MARFORNORTH) and serves as the Marine component of NORTHCOM.

Operational Force Units

  • Force Headquarters Group - New Orleans, LA​
    • Intelligence Support Battalion - New Orleans, LA
    • 4th Air and Naval Gunfire Liaison Company - West Palm Beach, FL
    • 3d Air and Naval Gunfire Liaison Company - Bell, CA
    • 6th Air and Naval Gunfire Liaison Company - Concord, CA
    • 1st Civil Affairs Group Camp Pendleton, CA
    • 2d Civil Affairs Group - Anacostia, DC
    • 3d Civil Affairs Group - Great Lakes, IL
    • 4th Civil Affairs Group - Hialeah, FL
    • 4th Law Enforcement Battalion -  St. Paul, MN
    • 6th Communications Battalion – Brooklyn, NY
  • 4th Marine Division - New Orleans, LA
    • 23d Marine Regiment - San Bruno, CA
      • 1st Battalion - Houston, TX
      • 2d Battalion - Pasadena, CA
      • 3d Battalion - Bridgeton, MO
      • 2d Battalion, 24th Marines - Chicago, IL
    • ​​25th Marine Regiment - Ft. Devens, MA
      • 1st Battalion - Ft. Devens, MA
      • 2d Battalion - Garden City, NY
      • 3d Battalion - Brook Park, OH
      • 1st Battalion, 24th Marines - Mount Clemens, MI
    • 14th Marine Regiment - Ft. Worth, TX
      • 2d Battalion (HIMARS) - Grand Prairie, TX
      • 3d Battalion - Bristol, PA
      • 5th Battalion - Seal Beach, CA
    • 3d Force Reconnaissance Company - Mobile, AL
    • 4th Force Reconnaissance Company - Alameda, CA
    • 4th Tank Battalion - San Diego, CA
    • 4th Assault Amphibious Battalion - Tampa, FL
    • 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion - Camp Pendleton, CA
    • 4th Combat Engineer Battalion - Baltimore, MD
      4th Reconnaissance Battalion​ - San Antonio, TX
  • 4th Marine Aircraft Wing​ - New Orleans, LA
    • Det VMR Andrews - Andrews AFB, MD
    • Det VMR Belle Chase - Belle Chasse, LA
    • Marine Aviation Training Support Group 42 - NAS Pensacola, FL
    • Marine Aircraft Group 41 - JRB Fort Worth, TX
      • Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 41 - Fort Worth, TX
      • Marine Medium Tilt-Rotor Squadron 764 - Miramar, CA
      • Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 112 -  Fort Worth, TX
      • Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 234 - Fort Worth, TX
      • Marine Fighter Training Squadron 401 - Yuma, AZ
      • Marine Wing Support Squadron 471 - Minneapolis, MN
      • Marine Wing Support Squadron 473 -  Miramar, CA
    • Marine Aircraft Group 49 - McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ
      • Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 49 - Newburgh, NY
      • Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 452 - Newburgh, NY
      • Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 774 - Norfolk, VA
      • Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 772 - McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ
      • Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 773 - Warner Robbins, GA
      • Marine Wing Support Squadron 472 - McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ
    • Marine Air Control Group 48 - Great Lakes, IL
      • Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 48 - Great Lakes, IL
      • Marine Air Control Squadron 24 - Virginia Beach, VA
      • Marine Air Support Squadron 6 - Chicopee, MA
      • Marine Wing Communications Squadron 48 - Great Lakes, IL
        Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 4 - Camp Pendleton, CA
  • ​​4th Marine Logistics Group - New Orleans, LA
    • Combat Logistics Regiment 4 - Kansas City, MO
      • Combat Logistics Battalion 23 - Fort Lewis, WA
      • Combat Logistics Battalion 453 - Aurora, CO
    • Combat Logistics Regiment 45 - Marietta, GA
      • Combat Logistics Battalion 25 - Red Bank, NJ
      • Combat Logistics Battalion 451 - Charlotte, NC
    • 6th Engineer Support Battalion - Portland, OR
    • 4th Medical Battalion - San Diego, CA
    • 4th Dental Battalion - Marietta, GA
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