The same responsiveness demonstrated in the Damayan relief efforts needs to be applied to missile defense and should be included in the USPACOM
continues to assert that maintaining stability in this area of overlapping claims and avoiding violence between the claimants will be crucial to the prosperity of the region.
As another example, the USPACOM
could use as its standing Joint Force Headquarters for deployments and contingency operations, a component command such as US Army Pacific, to handle costs tracking and reporting via the US Army's ERP, the General Fund Enterprise Business System.
provides humanitarian assistance to 36 countries across the Asia-Pacifc region.
sponsors at least sixteen major international military exercises with relative frequency, including notables like COBRA GOLD and RIMPAC and bilateral exercises like GARUDA SHIELD (United States-Indonesia).
cannot take full credit for this generally favorable environment, the positive contributions of U.
JVEF is chaired by both USPACOM
and the HI DOE, and on the Board of Directors sit representatives from the major Service components on the Islands as well as education, business, and community representatives.
Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT), operates in support of the USPACOM
Theater Security Strategy, and provides interoperable, trained and combat-ready naval forces to Commander, USPACOM
and other U.
has a program known as the Multinational Planning Augmentation Team (MPAT) to create not a standing response force, but a cadre of individuals who are accustomed to working together on a multinational basis to respond to crises.
In the interests of fire safety, USPACOM
directed that building personnel could not have personal coffee makers in their workspaces.
After the 2001 terrorist attacks the combatant commander, USPACOM
, at Camp Smith, Hawaii, tasked USARPAC to be the executive agent for joint rear-area coordination, that is, homeland defense in Hawaii.
documents also suggest China will enhance the biological warfare program it started in the 1960s.