Timothy Keating

Admiral Timothy J. Keating is a 38-year veteran of the United States Navy. He retired in December 2009 after serving for three years as the commander, United States Pacific Command (CinCPac), headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii, where 325,000 U.S. armed forces were under his command. This is the largest combatant command in the U.S., and his area of responsibility included over 3.4 billion people and half of the geographic surface of the earth. While in command, Admiral Keating visited over 30 countries, meeting diplomats, military officials, and commercial leaders in order to emphasize active engagement with national and international partners in preserving the security and stability of the Asia-Pacific region. [+]