Earlier this year, U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) dive locker divers and Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Marianas environmental marine scientists teamed up to remove a significant number of the predatory crown of thorns sea star (COTS) from the Orote ecological reserve area and Old Wives Beach onboard NBG.
Across the nation, October serves as American Pharmacists month, a time to recognize the more than 1,800 pharmacists and 3,900 pharmacy technicians who make up the team of military, civilian, and contract pharmacy support to the Military Health System.
The cranberry farmer reached a callused hand into the crate and grabbed the loose scruff of one pup’s neck. Holding the limp six-week-old yellow Labrador retriever, the farmer growled, “You can take this one if you want. The rest are spoken for.”
The Guam Joint Information Center was notified that Guam’s 67th COVID-19-related fatality occurred at the Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) at approximately 6:27 a.m. on Oct. 20. The patient was a 72-year-old male. He was admitted to GRMC on October 20 and tested positive upon admission.
Shelly the turtle was released at Gab Gab Beach on board U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) by the Guam Department of Agriculture, Division of Aquatic and Wildlife Resources (DAWR), the NBG Environmental Division, and Underwater World, Oct. 17.
Secretary of the Navy Kenneth J. Braithwaite and Guam Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero pose for a photo following a meeting at the Ricardo J. Bordallo Governor's Complex. Braithwaite visited Guam to meet with military and local government leadership, to speak with service members, and to familiarize himself with Department of Defense assets in the region.
On a typical mission with one crew, two flight nurses and three aeromedical technicians, the Airmen assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron have the ability to transform nearly any cargo aircraft into a flying hospital.
Guam's 65th fatality occurred at Guam Regional Medical City (GRMC) at approximately 10:15 p.m. on Oct. 17. The patient was a 47-year-old female. She was admitted to GRMC on October 17 and tested positive upon admission.