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US Admiral Davidson makes inaugural visit to Port Moresby, PNG

Admiral Philip S. Davidson, the Commander of United States Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM), will arrive in Port Moresby on Wednesday August 22nd, 2018.

During his visit, Davidson will meet with high-level Papua New Guinea government officials and military personnel from the Papua New Guinea Defense Force.

He will also announce an APEC-related security agreement reflecting the U.S. government’s commitment not only to a successful APEC but also to the overall safety and security of PNG and the Indo Pacific region.
Admiral Davidson is the 25th Commander of United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM), America’s oldest and largest military combatant command, based in Hawaii.
US INDOPACOM’s area of responsibility encompasses about half the earth's surface, stretching from the waters off the west coast of the U.S. to the western border of India, and from Antarctica to the North Pole. USPACOM is one of six geographic Unified Combatant Commands of the U.S. Armed Forces.

USINDOPACOM includes 380,000 Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen, Coast Guardsmen and Department of Defense civilians and is responsible for all U.S. military activities in the Indo-Pacific, covering 36 nations, 14 time zones, and more than 50 percent of the world’s population.

Prior to becoming CDRUSINDOPACOM on May 30, 2018, Admiral Davidson served as the commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command/Naval Forces U.S. Northern Command. He previously served as the commander, U.S. 6th Fleet, and the commander, Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, while simultaneously serving as the deputy commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe and U.S. Naval Forces Africa.

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