5TH BATTLEFIELD COORDINATION DETACHMENT

Aloha and Welcome…


 
“Lokahi i ka Lanakila” - United in Victory

The 5th BCD is an organization that is dedicated to protecting the team. Through training, counseling, and instilling strong ethical and moral behavior that are consistent with the Army Values and Warrior Ethos, we attain a high level of organizational performance while simultaneously maintaining Soldier and Family well-being.


 
 
 

MISSION

As the senior liaison unit for the Commander, United States Army Forces (ARFOR) operating in the Pacific theater to the Joint Force Air Component Commander (JFACC) for the United States Pacific Command, the 5th BCD facilitates the integration of air power with ARFOR ground operations through the coordination of air support and the exchange of operational and intelligence information. The BCD ensures that the JFACC and 613th Air Operations Center (AOC), Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, are aware of the ARFOR Commander's intent, scheme of maneuver, and requirements for air support.

COMMANDER


COL Jon Howerton

COL Jon Howerton