Members of the military attend the change-of-command ceremony for the US Pacific Command in Pearl Harbour. Photo: AFP Members of the military attend the change-of-command ceremony for the US Pacific Command in Pearl Harbour. Photo: AFP
Members of the military attend the change-of-command ceremony for the US Pacific Command in Pearl Harbour. Photo: AFP

In nod to Asia ally India, US military renames its Pacific Command

The Pentagon renames its oldest and largest military command to reflect the growing importance of the Indian Ocean in US strategic thinking

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Members of the military attend the change-of-command ceremony for the US Pacific Command in Pearl Harbour. Photo: AFP Members of the military attend the change-of-command ceremony for the US Pacific Command in Pearl Harbour. Photo: AFP
Members of the military attend the change-of-command ceremony for the US Pacific Command in Pearl Harbour. Photo: AFP
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