Remembering WWII while fighting a new 'war'

July 3, 2020

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

Sailors who tested negative are currently quarantined at several hotels in Tumon. Photo by Mar-Vic Cagurangan

A total of 4,046 sailors have been evacuated from the USS Theodore Roosevelt as of Thursday, leaving close to a thousand more still languishing on the Covid19-s...

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

There are no Covid-19 infections tested at the U.S. Naval Hospital Guam,  Navy officials said, clarifying earlier reports that four people tested positive.

“The report of four confirmed positive Covid-19 test results at U.S. Naval Hospital Guam was inaccurate....

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

 The Department of Defense plans to dig and drill around an archeologically rich area within the Navy property in Santa Rita, which has been marked as the site of military buildup-related projects.

 According to the latest Programmatic Agreement memo released Tuesday, g...

Saturday, May 19, 2018

 The U.S Coast Guard has designated two locations as permanent sites for the Navy’s underwater detonation exercises, which will be conducted at least 10 times a year.

The designated areas will cover all navigable waters within a 700-yard radius above and below the surfa...

BENGKULU, Indonesia (April 2, 2018) Service members assigned to the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) learn Indonesian cultural dances during the opening ceremony of the Indonesia mission stop of Pacific Partnership (PP) 2018. PP-18's mission is to work coll...

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

 Naval Facilities Engineering Command has awarded a $41.16 million firm-fixed price contract to Contrack Watts Inc., of McLean, Virginia for construction of upgrades to the existing sanitary sewer system at Naval Base Guam.

The work to be performed provides for replac...

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

   The images of tons of water erupting from the surface, mushroom clouds and widespread potential damage to reefs and local marine wildlife probably filled the heads of many who happened to catch a recent Pacific Island Times story on social media.

    The story o...

Monday, April 24, 2017

Seeking to allay public concerns over the planned underwater detonations in Outer Apra Harbor, the U.S. Navy said  it "carefully follows mitigation procedures to ensure minimal impact to the environment."

The underwater detonation training, which was originally schedu...

Monday, January 9, 2017

An eight-day urban-military training exercise will be held at various locations on Guam from Jan. 27 to Feb. 3, according to the U.S. Department of Navy.

While most of the training exercises will be done at Anderson Air Force and Naval Base, the critical components of t...

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