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May 30, 2018

Davidson Pledges to Continue Mission at U.S. Indo-Pacific Command

Upon assuming command of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, Navy Adm. Philip S. Davidson said the command must continue to work with allies and partners throughout the region and must deliver the readiness necessary to ensure the freedom of the seas and skies while producing a more lethal, integrated and interoperable combat force.

May 30, 2018

Pacific Command Change Highlights Growing Importance of Indian Ocean Area

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis stressed the importance of the Indian Ocean region of U.S. Pacific Command's area of responsibility and announced that the Defense Department is renaming the combatant command as U.S. Indo-Pacific Command.

May 10, 2018

Face of Defense: Soldier Overcomes Obstacles to Achieve Success

From humble beginnings, Army Command Sgt. Maj. Jacinto Garza has sought opportunities to improve himself and striven to be a good leader and mentor for his soldiers during his 22-year military career.

April 19, 2018

25th Infantry Division Soldiers Aid Relief Efforts on Hawaii Island Kauai

Army aviators and other soldiers with the 25th Infantry Division assisted emergency response efforts here for the island’s residents and tourists in the aftermath of recent heavy rainstorms and mudslide-producing flooding.

April 11, 2018

Pacom’s Harris Passes ‘Old Goat’ Award to Southcom’s Tidd

Navy Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., the commander of U.S. Pacific Command, turned the Old Goat Award over to Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, during a short, unofficial ceremony.

Jan. 13, 2018

Pacom Officials: Missile Warning in Hawaii Was False Alarm

U.S. Pacific Command has detected no ballistic missile threat to Hawaii, Pacom officials said in a statement after Hawaii residents received an emergency notification warning of an inbound ballistic missile threat.

Oct. 30, 2017

Dunford Hosts Trilateral Meeting With South Korean, Japanese Military Leaders

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff met with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts and regional U.S. military leaders to discuss trilateral cooperation in Northeast Asia in response to increasingly provocative North Korean actions.

Oct. 13, 2017

Disaster Relief Exercise Concludes in Bangladesh

The eighth annual Pacific Resilience Disaster Response Exercise and Exchange in Bangladesh focused on civil-military integration and humanitarian assistance/disaster response in preparation for a massive earthquake.

Oct. 2, 2017

Navy Submarine Rescue Unit Participates in NATO Exercise

The Navy's Undersea Rescue Command, in concert with nine NATO allies, wrapped up the Dynamic Monarch 2017 submarine search and rescue exercise off the coast of Marmaris, Turkey.

Sept. 25, 2017

DoD: U.S. Seeks Only Peaceful Denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

The United States seeks only the peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and the end of threatening actions or provocations by North Korea, a Pentagon spokesman told reporters.

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