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US Pacific Command, Combatant Command, AOR/Unified

Definition/Scope: The United States Pacific Command (USPACOM) is a Unified Combatant Command of the armed forces of the United States, led by the Commander, Pacific Command (CDRUSPACOM), is the supreme military authority for the various branches of the Armed Forces of the United States serving within its area of responsibility (AOR). It is the oldest and largest of the ten Unified Combatant Commands. Based in Honolulu, Hawai’i on the island of O’ahu, the United States Pacific Command’s sphere of control encompasses the Pacific Ocean from Antarctica at 092º W, north to 8º N, west to 112º W, northwest to 50º N/142º W, west to 170º E, north to 53º N, northeast to 65º30’ N/169º W, north to 90º N, the Arctic Ocean west of 169º W and east of 100º E; the People’s Republic of China, Mongolia, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, the Republic of Korea, Japan; the countries of Southeast Asia and the southern Asian landmass to the western border of India; the Indian Ocean east and south of the line from the India/Pakistan coastal border west to 068º E, south to 5º S/068º E, west to 5º S/059º E, south to 8º S/059º E, southwest to 11º S/054º E, west to 11º S/042º E, and south along 042º E to Antarctica; Madagascar, Australia, New Zealand, and Hawaii.”.



Use:

Pacific Command
US Pacific Command


Acronym:

PACOM
USPACOM

Broader Terms:

Army Service Component Command
DoD Commands
Unified Command Plan

Narrower Terms:

Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist)
Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Pearl Harbor
Defense Logistics Agency Pacific
Guam
Task Force 70
Task Force 72
Task Force 73
Task Force 74
Task Force 76
USARPAC

Related Terms:

AFRICOM
CENTCOM
EUCOM
Forward Deployed Naval Force
JFCOM
NORTHCOM
SOCOM
SOUTHCOM
STRATCOM
TRANSCOM


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