Task Force Oceania plays pivotal role in Defender Pacific 2020
Maj. Gamble See, Laison Team Officer in Charge for the Republic of Palau and John Hennessey-Niland, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Palau, and U.S. Army Pacific Soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, based out of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, discuss coordinating efforts during an exercise on the island of Anguar, Palau, September 8. Task Force Oceania is a newly formed 9th MSC Task Force consisting of Soldiers from all components of the U.S. Army – active-duty, Army Reserve and National Guard. Their mission is to provide continuous presence in Palau and other Pacific island countries across Oceania, assist the U.S. embassy, and reinforce lasting and meaningful relationships in the region.