Developing a nuclear-powered submarine with Australia could happen in less than 30 years if “we put our shoulders to the task” and commit to a tight timetable, retired Adm. Harry Harris told lawmakers Tuesday. Read More
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Marine Lt. Gen. McKenzie Nominated to Lead U.S. Central Command
The current director of Joint Staff has been tapped to lead the U.S. combatant command in the Middle East, according to a Wednesday Pentagon announcement. Read More
Davidson Takes Charge of Newly Renamed U.S. Indo-Pacific Command
While in Hawaii celebrating a change of U.S. military leadership in the Pacific, top Pentagon officials stood in the spotlight told other regional powers that U.S. focus on this part of the world hasn’t wavered but sharpened.
VIDEO: U.S. Pacific Fleet Change of Command
The following is the complete May 17, 2018 U.S. Pacific Fleet change of command ceremony. Read More
Lawmakers Press NORTHCOM, PACOM Nominees on Strategies for Handling China
CAPITOL HILL — Lawmakers focused on protecting U.S. shipping and commerce in the Arctic and Pacific at a time of increasing great power competition in questions Tuesday nomination hearing for U.S. combatant command.
UPDATED: Fleet Forces Adm. Davidson Nominated to Lead U.S. Pacific Command; PACAF O’Shaughnessy to NORTHCOM
This post has been updated with additional information.
THE PENTAGON — The head of U.S. Fleet Forces Command has been tapped to lead U.S. Pacific Command, according to an announcement from Secretary of Defense James Mattis Tuesday evening. Read More
PACOM Harris on North Korea: ‘We Have No Bloody Nose Strategy’
CAPITOL HILL – The top U.S. commander in the Pacific told the Senate his office is not contemplating, preparing for or planning a limited punitive strike against North Korea. Read More
New Fleet Forces, COMSUBFOR, 10th Fleet Commanders Nominated
The Pentagon announced several high-ranking Navy nominations for the top spots at U.S. Fleet Forces, the U.S. Submarine Force and the Navy’s cyber arm in a Wednesday news release. Read More
PACOM Harris: U.S. Needs to Develop Hypersonic Weapons, Criticizes ‘Self-Limiting’ Missile Treaties
The head of the U.S. Pacific Command said Wednesday that the United States is hampered in keeping pace with China’s ground-based missiles thanks to treaties it has signed to limit its stockpiles. Read More
Pacific Fleet Head Adm. Scott Swift Publicly Announces Request to Retire; PACOM Succession Unclear
The head of U.S. Navy forces in the Pacific has requested to retire after being informed he is not the Navy’s choice to take over U.S. Pacific Command, according to a statement provided to USNI News late Monday. Read More