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Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command (JPAC)

Provide administrative and logistical functions in support of all Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command (JPAC) operations and conduct command and control operations in Thailand, Cambodia, India and Burma in order to achieve the fullest possible accounting of personnel unaccounted for as a result of hostile acts.  On order, conduct humanitarian operations for disaster relief, etc.

Detachment One is located in Bangkok, Thailand, with its offices located in the US Embassy. Det One officially stood-up in January 1992 as one of four geographically separated detachments. Det One's mission is to provide administrative and logistical functions in support of JPAC operations and conduct command and control operations in the Kingdom of Thailand, the Kingdom of Cambodia, the Republic of India and Burma. With a forward operating logistics location at the Royal Thai Naval Air Base in U'tapao, Thailand, JPAC is able to utilize host country facilities for transit of personnel and pre-positioning of equipment.

Lt Col Marc E. Galler, U.S. Air force, is the current commander of Det One. He is supported by three military personnel, three civilians and four Foreign Service National employees. In addition to serving as the logistics hub for operations in Southeast Asia, Det One provides command and control for approximately 300 United States and host nation personnel to conduct recovery and investigative missions in the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Republic of India, at least three times per year.

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    Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command (JPAC)

    Address: 95 Wireless Road
    Lumpini, Pathumwan
    Bangkok, Thailand 10330

    If mailing from the United States, use
    JPAC, Box 30
    U.S. Embassy
    APO AP 96546

    Email: pao_mail@jpac.pacom.mi