Base Info

Independence days celebrated around the Pacific

News
June 29, 2016
Independence Day is more than a mere holiday. Perhaps the proudest day in American history, it commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, asserting...

Newborn Photography

News
June 28, 2016
If you have children, have you ever just sat back and wondered when did your children grow up? I do every day now that my children are older. Last I checked they were still...
An airman logs into myPay to check her leave and earnings statement for her paycheck at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. (Krystal Jeffers/U.S. Air Force)

Will 'frozen pay' Congress be numb to military pay caps?

News
July 01, 2016
A House-Senate conference committee negotiating final details of the fiscal 2017 defense authorization bill will decide this summer whether to impose a fourth straight cap on the...

Check out what's happening on your base!

Base Info
July 01, 2016
Editor's note: There's a lot of activities planned on base, so take a look. (This was updated July 1)Guam releases 2016 calendar of eventsGuam Visitors Bureau

Pets of the week: Shy

Base Info
June 29, 2016
This 3 year old girl might be a little shy at first, but once she gets to know you she will never leave your side. Shy’s favorite thing to do is spend quality time with those she...
 In this April 28, 2016 file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Defense Department officials pressed McCain, R-Ariz., chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, for a change to a Senate proposal to limit veteran preference to a single use. Evan Vucci/AP

Veteran preference in federal hiring 'third rail of civil service reform'

News
June 28, 2016
 WASHINGTON — With an effort in Congress to scale back veteran preference in federal hiring awaiting action by a House-Senate conference committee, a former top personnel official...