Guam remains top priority for US Pacific Deterrence Initiative, INDOPACOM chief nominee says

by Michael Fabey

The US should continue to make Guam its top Pacific Deterrence Initiative (PDI) investment, Admiral John Aquilino, Pacific Fleet commander, told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) on 23 March.

“Defending Guam as US territory, including the infrastructure to manage an integrated joint force west of the International Date Line, should be PDI's number one priority,” Adm Aquilino said during his testimony at the SASC hearing on his nomination to become Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM) commander.

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The US should continue to make Guam its top Pacific Deterrence Initiative (PDI) investment, Admiral ...

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