Multi-Domain Task Force set to lead Pacific Pathways rotation in first overseas tests
FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- The Army's ongoing pilot to develop multi-domain capabilities that could one day be replicated across the service is slated to undergo further testing overseas for the first time next year. The Multi-Domain Task Force, which leaders envision to be a battalion-plus unit that maximizes air, sea, land, cyber and space assets on the battlefield, is expected to lead an upcoming Pacific Pathways rotation. Launched in 2014, Pacific Pathways is a U.S. Army Pacific-led initiative that allows units to make several stops in the region and train with foreign militaries during an expeditionary-style deployment. Pacific Pathways also recently took on a total Army approach with its first National Guard brigade to serve as a lead unit. The Indiana National Guard's 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, which is currently in Australia, plans to train in six different na...