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Sunday, December 30, 2018

At a Guam Decolonization Commission meeting in 2015 Photo by Bruce Lloyd

Gov. Eddie Baza Calvo has declared a state of mourning and ordered flags be flown at half mast in honor of former Piti mayor Vicente “Ben” Gumataotao, who passed away on Saturday. He was 91.


Sunday, November 11, 2018

As we observe this year’s Veterans Day with a ceremony honoring those who have risked their lives to protect our island and our nation from tyranny and oppression – we also must remember those who paid the ultimate price, the ultimate sacrifice.

Just a few days ago, I h...

Sunday, August 12, 2018

He really meant to say all U.S. citizens in U.S. territories should have a mainland vote

On Thursday, Guam Gov. Eddie Baza's Adelup communications office  put out a news release, titled "A Veteran , A Vote Governor of Guam advocates voting rights for U.S. Veterans of th...

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Guam veterans are seeking travel assistance to fly to Guam and direct federal investigators to the actual spots where they said Agent Orange were sprayed.

Brian Moyer, one of the Agent Orange survivors, wrote to Delegate Madeleine Bordallo, requesting to find the approp...

Thursday, March 29, 2018

 It's not exactly a big secret that the United States made free use of the defoliant, Agent Orange, during and after the Vietnam War. It was used throughout the theatre of that war, as those who served in Vietnam, Okinawa and Guam were well aware at the time.

What was...

 Rear Admiral Jackson

Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo issued the following statement on President Trump’s removal of David Shulkin as the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. President Trump also announced via Twitter that he will nominate his presidential physician, Adm....

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has, through a Federal Register notice, revised its regulations concerning payment or reimbursement for emergency treatment for non-service connected conditions at non-VA facilities. 

VA will begin processin...

Friday, December 22, 2017

Washington-- CNMI Delegate to Congress Gregorio 'Kilili' Sablan says that the House Veterans Affairs' Committee voted in favor of his amendment requiring a report on the feasibility of putting a VA-staffed health clinic in the Marianas.

Sablan told constituents in an e...

 Senator Terlaje

For many years, efforts to recognize and assist U.S. military veterans living on Guam have been hindered by a simple, but fundamental problem. There are no solid numbers for the veteran population on the island. Official numbers, including from the U.S....

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

  In 2015, discussions commenced on plans to build a private hospital for military veterans on Guam and Micronesia. The project’s proponent, the Guam Regional Veterans Healthcare Council, has tapped potential investors, including three investment banks, for the extensi...

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