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Jan. 23, 2016

Carter: U.S. Welcomes Rise in Power of Asia-Pacific Nations

China as a rising power is a major factor in Asia and the South China Sea that’s welcomed by the U.S. in almost every way, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said at the World Economic Forum.

Jan. 16, 2016

Pacom Commander Credits Hawaii’s Role in Indo-Asia-Pacific Rebalance

Navy Adm. Harry B. Harris thanked local Hawaii-based leaders for their support in communicating how joint military forces in Hawaii support the national security strategy and ongoing Asia-Pacific rebalance initiative.

Jan. 7, 2016

Carter Gets Update on 'Provocative' North Korean Action

Defense Secretary Ash Carter received an update from the commander of U.S. Pacific Command about recent events on the Korean Peninsula, the Pentagon press secretary said.

Dec. 16, 2015

Cooperative Strategy Forum Focuses on Pacific Maritime Security

Representatives from 10 partner nations attended a two-day forum in Honolulu aimed at fostering improved collaboration and a better understanding of each other's viewpoints.

Dec. 16, 2015

U.S., Japan Agree to Host-Nation Support for U.S. Troops

The U.S. and Japan agreed to a host-nation support package that will help sustain the U.S. military presence in Japan and support the U.S. focus on Asia-Pacific rebalance, a Pentagon spokesman said.

Dec. 7, 2015

Carter, Singapore Defense Minister Sign Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement

Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Singapore Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen signed an agreement that will provide a new framework for an expanded defense relationship between the two nations.

Sept. 18, 2015

DoD’s Maritime Strategy Addresses Nation’s Asia-Pacific Interests

The rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region is a strategy that safeguards U.S. interests and military access, builds partner capabilities and preserves stability in that part of the world, the assistant secretary of defense for Asian and Pacific security affairs said.

Aug. 21, 2015

Army’s I Corps Supports DoD Asia-Pacific Rebalance

The Defense Department’s Asia-Pacific rebalance has entered its next phase, and the Army’s I Corps is positioned to support it, the corps' commanding general said.

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