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Feb. 26, 2018

USNS Mercy Deploys in Support of Pacific Partnership 2018

The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy departed its home port of San Diego in support of the 13th Pacific Partnership, the Navy's humanitarian and civic assistance mission conducted with and through partner nations, nongovernmental organizations and other U.S. and international government agencies to execute a variety of humanitarian civic action missions in the Pacific Fleet area of responsibility.

Feb. 14, 2018

Pacom Commander Says Indo-Pacific Region at a Crossroads

America’s security and economic prosperity are linked to the Indo-Pacific region, which finds itself at a crossroads, Navy Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Command, told members of the House Armed Services Committee.

Feb. 2, 2018

Joint Chiefs Chairman Begins Visit to Indo-Pacific Region

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, at the start of his trip to the Indo-Pacific region to meet with allies and U.S. service members.

Jan. 27, 2018

Mattis, South Korean Counterpart Reaffirm Strength of Alliance

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo reaffirmed the mission to defend South Korea and to maintain peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula during a meeting at U.S. Pacific Command’s headquarters in Honolulu.

Jan. 27, 2018

Mattis Describes North Korea Regime as ‘Threat to the Entire World’

The North Korean regime is an international problem that requires an international solution, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said at a news conference in Hawaii with his South Korean counterpart.

Dec. 20, 2017

Military Chaplains Honored at Memorial Dedication Ceremony

Chaplains from the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps, past and present, were honored at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific during the Chaplains Memorial Dedication in Honolulu.

Nov. 22, 2017

Missile Defense Soldiers Scan the Stratosphere

With the threat of ballistic missile launches by North Korea, the Army maintains Army-Navy/Transportable Radar Surveillance systems, or AN/TPY-2, in Japan to keep a watchful eye on the skies above.

Oct. 17, 2017

Multinational Mine Warfare Exercise Begins Off South Korean Coast

Maritime forces from the United States and South Korea, together with personnel from United Nations Command Sending State nations, began a multinational mine warfare exercise in waters off South Korea's eastern coast.

Sept. 19, 2017

South Pacific Exercise Focuses on Interoperability in Disaster Response

Improved interoperability in responses to natural disasters was the goal as the U.S. Army Reserve's 9th Mission Support Command worked hand in hand with NATO and partner nations during Exercise Equateur 2017 in the French territory of New Caledonia in the South Pacific.

Sept. 18, 2017

U.S., Japanese, South Korean Aircraft Conduct Show of Force Flights

Air Force and Marine Corps aircraft joined Japanese and South Korean military aircraft in a sequenced show of force over the Korean Peninsula in response to North Korea's Sept. 14 launch of an intermediate range ballistic missile over Japan.

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