The Commandant General Royal Marines is the professional head of the Royal Marines. The title has existed since 1945 (before which time the Royal Marines were headed by the Adjutant-General Royal Marines). The Commandant General Royal Marines is the professional head of the Royal Marines, responsible for advising the First Sea Lord, with line responsibility for all RM units.
Role as COMUKAMPHIBFOR
The appointment is held concurrently with that of Commander United Kingdom Amphibious Forces (COMUKAMPHIBFOR). Since the creation of Fleet Battle Staff in 2001, the role has been dual-hatted as Commander UK Amphibious Forces. COMUKAMPHIBFOR is one of two deployable 2 star Maritime Operational Commanders (the other being Commander UK Maritime Force ,
Originally the Commandant General held the rank of a full General. This has... Read More