In 1994, the Pacific Command played an important role in the various World War II Commemorations. High level visits to the Philippines, Vietnam, China and North Korea were executed in order to further diplomatic ties in the Asia-Pacific region. Foreign policy at this time shifted from containment to engagement with the implementation of President Clinton’s Cooperative Engagement Strategy for the “New Pacific Community.” USPACOM focused on apply limited means three principal ways: forward presence, strong alliances, and U.S. capacity for crises response.
This report contains a summary of USPACOM operations that will provide a comprehensive understanding of the operations, problems faced, and the status of USPACOM from the viewpoint of the Commander in Chief. This report focuses on command and control communications systems and other supporting activities.
“Numerous recommendations to consolidate service HF radio networks in Hawaii, as well as throughout the theater, were agreed to or under discussion in order to save manpower and money, while maintaining or even improving quality of service.” (p 306)
This report was released to the Nautilus Institute under the US Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).