The following is the complete May 17, 2018 U.S. Pacific Fleet change of command ceremony. Read More
The House Armed Services Committee’s Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act today focuses on building readiness – especially in aviation – and on optimizing for operations in the Indo-Pacific region. Read More
Adm. Phil Davidson was confirmed to be the next commander of U.S. Pacific Command by the U.S. Senate on Thursday.
The House Armed Services Committee is looking to change the command and control system that governs naval forces in the Pacific, based on recommendations made in the aftermath of last year’s fatal collisions, but concerns from some lawmakers are already surfacing. Read More
The Senate Armed Services Committee voted to confirm Adm. Phil Davidson as the next commander of U.S. Pacific Command. Read More
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.
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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
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
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
The U.S. and Republic of Korea announced a pair of annual large-scale military exercises will be delayed until after the conclusion of the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, just as the North and South are preparing for their first significant talks in years.