To advance Indo-Asia-Pacific regional maritime security and stability
by employing U.S. Pacific Fleet forces in support of Commander, U.S.
Be where it matters, when it matters to decisively prevail in all
contingencies from peace to war.
- Unity of Command: Employing forces with clear
authority in pursuit of a common purpose.
- Unity of Effort: Forces coordinating and
cooperating to achieve a common objective — the product of
successful unified action.
- Simplicity: Minimizing preconditions to execution
and maximizing command autonomy.
- Flexibility: Adjusting to uncertainties and
friction to overcome unforeseen challenges.
- Adaptability: Restructuring plans to adapt to
- Agility: Willingness to abandon a plan when
conditions warrant and develop and implement an entirely new one.
- Preserve a resilient workforce: Proactively value
our military and civilian Sailors and their families by demanding
behavior that reflects our values of honor, courage, and commitment
and rejecting behaviors that place individuals at risk or treat them
with anything less than dignity and respect.
- Be ready to fight: Man, train, equip and maintain
the Fleet to support maritime and joint operations.
- Reinforce the international order: Advance and
strengthen the network of regional naval forces committed to
supporting international law and ensuring a stable maritime
- Lead credibly: Clearly convey intent and resolve
through coherent and consistent words and actions.
- Embrace opportunity: Enhance capabilities through
new tactics and operational concepts — leveraging Sailor
intellect always and technology where sensible.
- Project power: Posture forward physically and
mentally to deter and, if required, defeat potential foes.
- U.S. Pacific Fleet forces positioned and postured to respond to
crises, operating confidently across the region.
- U.S. Pacific Fleet forces operating together with other
components, allies, partners, and friends in the maritime domain.
- U.S Pacific Fleet forces enabled by an innovative and resilient
culture that empowers U.S. Pacific Fleet Sailors to overcome adversity
and offset resource constraints.
- U.S. Pacific Fleet forces capable of defeating adversary naval
An Indo-Asia-Pacific maritime domain where the established and
enduring international framework of norms, standards, rules, and laws is
S. H. Swift
Admiral, U.S. Navy
17 July 2015