TOUR FORT SHAFTER, HAWAII

1.  Buckner Gate

Photo: Buckner Gate/Click For Larger Photo
Buckner Gate (1965) Photo by: Paul Schroeder

Photo: Buckner Gate/Click For Larger Photo

Photo: Lieutenant General Simon Bolivar Buckner, Jr.

On 24 January 1949, Buckner Gate was dedicated in honor of Lieutenant General Simon Bolivar Buckner, Jr. Throughout World War II, Lieutenant General Buckner served in the Pacific Theater. In June 1944, Buckner received orders for the Central Pacific and assumed command of the new Tenth Army. As he led the land forces in the successful invasion of Okinawa, he suffered mortal wounds on 18 June.

USARPAC MISSION

USARPAC postures and prepares the force for unified land operations, responds to threats, sustains and protects the force, and builds military relationships that develop partner defense capacity in order to contribute to a stable and secure U.S. Pacific Command area of responsibility.

COMMANDING GENERAL


General Vincent K. Brooks Commanding General

General
Vincent K. Brooks

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