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Progress Through Partnership: Remembering World War II in the Republic of Palau
190928-N-FP804-054.JPG Photo By: 2nd Lt. Joanna Curci

Oct 11, 2019
PELELIU, Palau - Maj. Gen. Robert Castellvi, Commander of I Marine Expeditionary Force, and Rear Adm. John Menoni, Commander of Joint Region Marianas unveil a newly constructed memorial at the southernmost point of Peleliu State Island, Palau. The memorial was presented in commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Palau and the Battle of Peleliu. Civic Action Team Palau 84-06 conducts monthly WWII Monument Maintenance trips to Angaur and Peleliu State islands, and additionally provides community construction support to the host nation, assists and trains apprentices with general engineering skills, facilitates a medical outreach program and coordinates community relationship programs. CAT Palau is an integral part of the U.S. mission to assist and support the development of the Republic of Palau through agreements made in the Compact of Free Association between the two nations. 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the CAT mission in Palau.


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