United States

U.S. Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas

Adm. Chester W. Nimitz, Commander In Chief

Carrier Striking Force - RADM Frank Jack Fletcher

Task Force 17 - Admiral Fletcher (in Yorktown)

Task Force 16 - RADM Raymond A. Spruance (in Enterprise) Submarines - RADM Robert H. English, Commander, Submarine Force, Pacific Fleet, at Pearl Harbor (operational control) Midway Shore-Based Air - Capt. Cyril T. Simard Midway Local Defenses - Captain Simard Forces in the Aleutian Campaign * - Promoted to Rear Admiral en route to Midway
** - Initial Deployment