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RMI Ambassador Visits JTF-HD

By JTF-HD Public Affairs


Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI), Ambassador Martha Campbell
Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI), Ambassador Martha Campbell

FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii – US Army Pacific (USARPAC) hosted the US Ambassador to the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI), Ambassador Martha Campbell, on Jan 27, 2011. Ambassador Campbell received briefings from USARPAC, Army Corps of Engineers and JTF-HD. JTF-HDs briefing focused on recent and projected engagements/activities in RMI.

Ambassador Campbell has been a career member of the Department of State’s Foreign Service for 29 years. She was sworn in as U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of the Marshall Islands on August 21, 2009. Most recently, Ambassador Campbell served as the Dean of the School of Professional and Area Studies at the Foreign Service Institute, training State Department and interagency employees in support of foreign policy priorities around the world.

Headquartered at Fort Shafer, Hawaii, JTF-HD’s mission is to execute domestic Land Domain operations, in close coordination, with civil authorities, to defeat terrorist threats to the U.S. Homeland (defined as the U.S. States and Territories, Protectorates, Commonwealths; and Compact Nations in the Pacific), and when requested/validated, to conduct civil support [Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) or Foreign Humanitarian Assistance (FHA)] operations for all hazards including responding to, and recovering from, natural or man-made disasters across the Pacific.