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Whither USACOM?

Over time, USACOM will probably evolve into a joint training and readiness command similar to that suggested in the Goldwater-Nichols Act of 1986. This concept was supported by General Colin Powell, CJCS; envision and ordered by Secretary of Defense Les Aspin in 193; and approved by President Bill Clinton on September 29, 1993. Specifically, USACOM will probably develop into an organization that:

When the ocean areas currently assigned to USACOM pass to other combatant CINCs, COMNAVUSA will directly execute all Navy component functions for USACOM.