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Friday, May 24, 2019

Aerial view of U.S. Naval Base Guam shows US Navy, Royal Australian Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and the Republic of Korea Navy vessels moored in Apra Harbor, in support of Pacific Vanguard, May 22, 2019. Image: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jasen...

With a ceremony hosted onboard Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6), Pacific Partnership 2019 concluded the fourth mission stop in Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia, April 25.

The ceremony, which featured remarks from...

The Palau exercise, which ran from April 13 to 19, included community and animal health outreach services at several sites including Koror, Peleliu and Angaur. Also, there will be security cooperation operations with the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 1-2 Stryk...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The United States, Japan and Australia are participating in COPE North 2019 at Andersen Air Force Base, which began Monday and runs until Mar. 8.

More than 2,000 U.S. airmen, marines and sailors will train alongside approximately 850 combined Koku Jieitai and RAAF servi...

Sunday, February 10, 2019

The U.S. Navy will conduct an open-ocean, live-fire gunnery exercise from noon to 11:55 p.m. Feb. 11.

The U.S. Marine Corps and Air Force will conduct training at Farallon de Medinilla during the following dates and times:

- 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 11
- 7 a.m. t...

Monday, August 13, 2018

U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5 will conduct routine underwater detonation (UNDET) training
in outer Apra Harbor Aug. 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

EODMU-5 will detonate a total of five pounds of explosives at the designated UNDET l...

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...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The probability of a ballistic missile attack on Guam may be small —  at least for now, with President Trump poised to meet with Kim Jong-un in North Korea "within the next few months"— but military and civil defense officials will take no chances as they underscore th...

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The U.S. Air Force had slashed funding for three projects at Anderson Air Force Base and reprogrammed the cost savings to build an aircraft repair facility, a $34.4-million project which Congress authorized in 2015 but did not back up with a corresponding appropriation...

Thursday, January 18, 2018

There are no live-fire activities outside the military installations at this year’s Realistic Urban Training Exercise, which commenced on Jan. 11,  according to Marine Corps Forces Pacific.

 “Members of Guam SWAT and Marines from the 31st MEU, however, will train togeth...

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