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Locklear: PACOM Keys Capabilities to 21st-century Asia-Pacific

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 – America's rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region is on track, and U.S. Pacific Command is staying on top of the growing sophistication of today's weapon systems in what PACOM commander Navy Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III calls “the most militarized region in the world.”

Locklear briefed the press at the Pentagon this morning on Pacom’s progress in leading the Defense Department’s rebalance to the Indo-Asia-Pacific and the United States’ relative dominance in the region with such systems heading into the 21st century.

Carter Quantifies Shift of DOD Resources to Asia-Pacific

JAKARTA, Indonesia, March 21, 2013 – The Defense Department has begun to shift its intellectual and physical weight to the Asia-Pacific to reinforce longstanding military commitments to the region, Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter said here yesterday.

Jakarta was the final stop of the deputy defense secretary’s weeklong trip to Asia, which included visits to defense and government officials in Japan, South Korea and the Philippines.

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