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U.S. Pacific Command
U.S. Pacific Command
Chief of Staff
Senior Enlisted Leader
USPACOM Guidance (PDF)
COM PACOM Professional Development Reading List
Defense Strategic Guidance (PDF)
USPACOM Area of Responsibility
USPACOM Previous Commanders
Speeches / Testimony
Freedom of Information Act
FOIA - Reading Room
Submit FOIA Request
Useful Theater Information
Quality of Life
J102 Quality of Life and Military Child Education Branch
PACOM Quality of Life and Education Facebook Page
USPACOM SAPR 24/7 Emergency Lines and Response Resources
(Oct. 14, 2015)
Quality of Life
DSN: (315) 477-7904 or
COMM: (808) 477-7904 or
Military Child Education
DSN: (315) 477-9422
COMM: (808) 477-9422
Branch Chief, Quality of Life and Education
COMM: (808) 477-7904/9422
DSN: (315) 477-7904/9422
Quality of Life Council Membership
US Pacific Command, US Pacific Fleet, US Pacific Air Forces, US Army Pacific, US Marine Forces Pacific, Hawaii National Guard, US Forces Japan, US Forces Korea, US Pacific Special Operations Command, Alaskan Command, Joint Region Marianas.
To achieve and maintain a level of quality of life for US PACOM personnel and their families which is comparable to the standard enjoyed by the society they are pledged to defend.
To improve the Quality of Life of all service members and their families in the PACOM area of responsibility through the development of a system that enforces a strong relationship with the service components, sub-unified commands, other combatant commands, and the Department of Defense.
- Be a strong advocate for all QoL issues within the PACOM AOR.
- Articulate QoL issues to Community Leaders, Installation Commanders, DoD Policy Makers, and Members of Congress via a unified body.
- Be a synergistic partner with OSD, other combatant commands, local industry, government and non-DOD agencies to garner support and resources.
- Develop and implement a comprehensive publicity program to communicate and increase awareness of QoL in AOR.
Pay & Benefits Programs
Military Pay Overview
Housing in Hawaii & Alaska (BAH)
Overseas Housing Allowance (OHA)
Cost of Living Allowance (COLA)
Thrift Savings Plan
GI Bill Information
HQ USPACOM SAPR Resources
(Oct. 14, 2015)
HQ USPACOM SAAPM Letter
(Apr. 1, 2015)
Military Installation Resources
EML Form (PDF)
Enviromental Leave (PACOM Inst)
Temporary Lodging Allowance (PACOM Inst)
Overseas Insurance Sales (List of Accredited Agents)
USPACOM Instruction (0102.2)
Department of Defense Dependent Schools
Hawaii Department of Education
Alaska Department of Education
Tutor.com for Military Families
Student Online Achievement Resources (SOAR)
PBS Website: Coming Home – Cope with Change
After Deployment - Wellness Resources
Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office
DoD Safe Helpline
Suicide Prevention LifeLine
Joint Venture Education Forum (JVEF) A Partnership of the Military Community & Hawai'i Public Schools
Membership and Committees
The Executive Board is co-chaired by the HQ USPACOM J1 and the Hawaii Superintendent of Education.
The Board is comprised of 27 Standing Members representing the Military Components/ Bases, Coast Guard, National Guard, Department of Education, School Complex Area Superintendents, State Legislators, Chamber of Commerce, Hawai'i Business Roundtable, Hui for Excellence in Education, Interstate Compact for Educational Opportunities for Military Children, Military Impacted Principals, and Parents.
JVEF Strategy Groups support Communication and Information, Student Resiliency and Leadership Development, Partnerships and Collaboration, and College and Career Ready groups. Strategy Groups meet to focus on group goals established by the JVEF bylaws and the HIDOE strategic plan to measurably improve the quality of Hawaii public schools. The focus of each Strategy Group follows:
* Communications and Information Strategy Group
Collects, organizes and disseminates information about JVEF efforts in support of military connected schools within the Hawaii public school system.
* Student Resiliency and Leadership Development Strategy Group
Develops and initiates efforts to help families and school personnel with transition and character development issues that affect education.
* Partnership and Collaboration Strategy Group
Budgets and oversees JVEF resources for initiatives regarding facility improvements, school partnerships, and/or transition centers in military impacted schools.
* College and Career Ready Strategy Group
Develops and initiates efforts to assist schools with curriculum program enhancements, faculty professional development, and special initiatives, and oversees JVEF resources for technology and curriculum improvements.
Dependent Education Resources
Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission
- Transition Resources Per Military Branch
* Army (808) 655-9818
* Air Force (808) 422-3770/1
* Coast Guard (808) 842-2089
* Marines (808) 257-2019
* Navy (808) 3770/1
US PACOM Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Letter
Charter School Commission
Great Life Hawaii
Hawaii Association of Independent Schools
Hawai'i Homeschool Association
Marine Corps Base Hawaii
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Arne Duncan praises Hawaii's education leadership
Hawaii fourth-graders outperform nation in mathematics, 2013 'Nation's Report Card' shows
Hawaii's Common Core
Kalaheo High joins National Math & Science Initiative
Hawaii's college-and career-readiness efforts recognized
Hawaii's ACT Testing
(as of March 2016)