In Military Name-Change, U.S. Pacific Command Becomes U.S. Indo-Pacific Command

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NPR.org—Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, speaking in Hawaii, said the largely symbolic change comes "[in] recognition of the increasing connectivity between the Indian and Pacific Oceans."

U.S. Indo-Pacific commander assures Japan over N.Korean.... TOKYO, June 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. Indo-Pacific military commander told Japan's defence minister on Thursday that Washington remained committed to the...