Task Force Spartan is a unique, multi-component organization, made up of active Army and National Guard units, rounded out by U.S. Army Reserve support units.
Through Operation Spartan Shield (OSS), Task Force Spartan maintains a U.S. military posture in Southwest Asia sufficient to strengthen our defense relationships and build partner capacity.
Units supporting OSS provide capabilities such as aviation, logistics, force protection and information management, and facilitate theater security cooperation activities such as key leader engagements, joint exercises, conferences, symposia and humanitarian assistance/disaster response planning.
36th Infantry Division
More than 600 Soldiers of the Texas Army National Guard's 36th Infantry Division are on a 10-month long deployment in Kuwait to provide leadership, command, control, and in-depth staff analysis for Operation Spartan Shield.
TASK FORCE SPARTAN