The Pan Pacific Defense Corps. (abbreviated PPDC) is an organization created by the United Nations. The Defense Corps represents an international alliance of twenty one countries across the Pacific Rim, bound together by the shared goal of containing, combating and eliminating the Axis during the Invasion of Ci'jillioo Earth. A massive organization, the structure and function of Pan Pacific Defense Corps is not dissimilar from the military. The individual ranked as Marshal was chiefly at the head of all operations concerning large-scale deployments and liaisons with the United Nations. At least two personnel based positions were classified under the rank of Officer and Ranger. The PPDC joined the Alliance of Nations.