Gen. Paul J. LaCamera
Commanding General
U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC)

Gen. Robert B. Brown


     General Paul J. LaCamera assumed command of the United States Army's largest Service Component command, U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC), November 18, 2019. The command is headquartered at Fort Shafter, Hawaii with portions of the command-forward deployed and based throughout the Indo-Pacific.

     General Paul J. LaCamera, from Westwood, MA, commissioned as an Infantry Officer from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1985. His education includes a Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Military Academy and a Master of Arts degree from the U.S. Naval War College.

     General LaCamera most recently served as the Commanding General, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, North Carolina; and as Commander, Combined Joint Task Force Operation INHERENT RESOLVE, Iraq and Syria. He has had the honor to lead and serve with members of all military branches, inter-agency colleagues, and coalition partners from platoon through corps, and a combined joint task force.

     General LaCamera‚Äôs past assignments include: the 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia; 4th Ranger Training Battalion and the 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia; 2d Infantry Division, Eighth United States Army, Republic of Korea; 10th Mountain Division (Light), Fort Drum, New York; Joint Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson, Colorado; Office of Security Cooperation, Baghdad, Iraq; and XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

     General LaCamera has participated in numerous contingency operations including: Operation JUST CAUSE in Panama; Operation UPHOLD DEMOCRACY in Haiti; Operation ANACONDA in Afghanistan; and multiple deployments in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM in Afghanistan, Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, Operation NEW DAWN, and Operation INHERENT RESOLVE in Iraq and Syria.

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United States Army Pacific postures and prepares Army forces, sustains and protects those forces in the theater, sets the theater, support the development of an integrated multi-domain Joint force, and builds military relationships that strengthen alliances and develop partner defense capacity in order to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific.

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