Norfolk, Va.

Military Sealift Command is the leading provider of ocean transportation for the Navy and the Department of Defense, operating approximately 125 ships daily around the world. MSC ships sustain our warfighting forces and deliver specialized maritime services in support of national security objectives in peace and war. The MSC commander is located at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Virginia. MSC reports through four distinct and separate chains of command:

  • U.S. Transportation Command for defense appropriation matters
  • U.S. Fleet Forces Command for Navy-unique matters
  • U.S. Pacific Fleet for Navy-unique matters
  • Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition for procurement policy and oversight matters

MSC Chain of Command

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