Our Mission
Commander Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific is a U.S. Navy command responsible for maintenance and training of the surface ships homeported in Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), Hawaii.
Commander Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific is subordinate to Commander Naval Surface Force Pacific located in San Diego, California, for administrative matters, and Commander Third Fleet for operational matters. Its mission is to prepare these ships for forward deployed fleet operations. Commander Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific also provides administrative support to the family members of our sailors.
The Commander Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific Staff commands assigned surface combatant, auxiliary, fleet support, and special warfare forces; exercises operational control of forces not assigned to other commanders; and maintains all ships, special forces, and staffs of the Group in an optimum state of training, readiness, discipline, and morale in order to maintain their maximum readiness for sustained combat operations at sea.
To serve as the Naval Surface Group Commander to lead and manage the overall warfighting capability of the Surface Combatant Force homeported at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), HI; to coordinate through the Fleet Response Plan (FRP) cycle the manning, operations, combat systems, engineering, maintenance, training, logistics, administration, and support of assigned units to achieve the highest levels of combat readiness; to coordinate with external organizations for products and services to directly support Surface Combatant Force mission readiness; and to support the Type Commanders and Numbered Fleet Commanders in the development of Surface Warfare requirements, policies, programs, standards, and business practices to meet operational readiness goals.