HAWAII - PACOM
Honolulu, HI 96817, USA

RELOCATION/WELCOME GUIDE

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

Information

The 75th Commemoration of the Attack on Pearl Harbor

On Dec. 7, 1941, attacks across Oahu at Pearl Harbor, Hickam Field, Wheeler Field, Bellows Field, Ewa Field, Schofield Barracks and Kaneohe Naval Air Station resulted in a heavy price paid for freedom: 21 vessels, including eight first-line battleships, were sunk or damaged; 188 aircraft destroyed and 159 damaged; and

Mission Statement

United States Pacific Command protects and defends, in concert with other U.S. government agencies, the territory of the United States, its people and its interests. With allies and partners, we will enhance stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region by promoting security cooperation, encouraging peaceful development, reponding to contingencies, deterring aggression and,

U.S. Pacific Command

U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM), together with other U.S. government agencies, protects and defends the United States, its territories, allies and interests; alongside allies and partners, promotes regional security and deters aggression; and, if deterrence fails, is prepared to respond to the full spectrum of military contingencies to restore Asia-Pacific stability

Forces

Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies is a U.S. Department of Defense institute at Fort DeRussy in Waikiki that addresses regional and global security issues. Military and civilian representatives, predominantly from the U.S. and Asia-Pacific nations, participate

Planning Your Move

You can find updated and useful newcomer information on U.S. Pacific Command’s website, www.pacom.mil. Sponsors The key to a smooth transition is your sponsor, who can help arrange your Temporary Lodging Allowance accommodations, provide transportation from the airport, check you in to your new command and give you general information

Housing

Advance Application for Housing You can make your initial appointment with your service housing office as far as 30 days in advance of your arrival on island. This initial appointment can be made by you or by your sponsor. Camp H.M. Smith does not offer any housing to USPACOM personnel.

Medical and Dental Services

Please refer to the medical sections in the installation-specific sections of this guide.

Family Services

Please refer to the installation-specific sections of this guide for more information and services. School Liaison Contact Numbers Air Force 808-422-3770/3771 Army 808-655-8326 Coast Guard 808-842-2089 Marine Corps 808-257-2019 Navy 808-471-3662 National Guard 808-844-6462 Army Reserves 808-438-1600, ext. 3549 The Hawaii Department of Education website can be found at www.hawaiipublicschools.org

Recreation

Please refer to the installation-specific sections of this guide.

History

U.S. Pacific Command The U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM) was established as a unified command Jan. 1, 1947, and it is the oldest and largest of the United States’ unified commands. The present USPACOM includes areas originally assigned to two other unified commanders. The Far East Command, established Jan. 1, 1947,
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