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UOG Press and Aquarium of Guam hosts book launch promoting marine life conservation

The University of Guam Press is launching a new children’s book titled Tåsi, Tano, and Pulan by Steven LeFever and illustrated by Constance Sartor.

Photo Of U.S. Army Capt. Greg May of the Guam National Guard displays his recently earned Pathfinder Badge at Joint Force Headquarters Guam, April 2, 2024.

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Guam Guardsman earns Blade Runner award

Capt. Greg May of the Guam Guard was in his last day at Maneuver Captain’s Career Course when a National Guard Bureau liaison spoke to the class.

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VIDEO: New Sanno’s new executive chef cooks up something new in Tokyo

As if you needed another excuse to visit the New Sanno, the U.S. military hotel in Tokyo’s Hiroo District now has a new executive chef cooking up new, exciting things.

Photo Of U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia/Sector Guam leadership recognizes Lt. j.g. Mary Sims for setting an example of excellence on the vast waters of the Pacific Ocean with the prestigious inaugural Sector Guam Officer Excellence Award for the second half of 2023 for her unwavering devotion to duty and outstanding leadership in Guam on March 21, 2024. Sims is the executive officer aboard the USCGC Frederick Hatch (WPC 1143).

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USCGC Frederick Hatch’s Lt. j.g. Mary Sims awarded for excellence in Pacific maritime operations

Aboard the USCGC Frederick Hatch (WPC 1143), Lt. j.g. Mary Sims sets an example of excellence on the vast waters of the Pacific Ocean. She was honored in March 2024 with the prestigious inaugural Sector Guam Officer Excellence Award for the second half of 2023 for her unwavering devotion to duty and outstanding leadership.

Photo Of U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Eva Raetz, 36th Civil Engineering Squadron Emergency Management Section Chief, helps U.S. Marine Hannah Deems, Camp Blaz Administrative Specialist, adjust her hazardous material gear during a multiple branch Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) training at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Mar. 27, 2024.

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CBRN and Teamwork: A Joint Class at Andersen AFB

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Eva Raetz, 36th Civil Engineering Squadron Emergency Management Section Chief, helps U.S. Marine Hannah Deems, Camp Blaz Administrative Specialist, adjust her hazardous material gear during a multiple branch Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) training at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Mar. 27, 2024.

Photo Of Maj. Gen. Reginald Neal, center, deputy commanding general for the U.S. Army Pacific for Mobilization and Reserve Affairs, is presented with the Ancient Order of the Chamorri by Guam Governor Lou Leon Guerrero and Brig. Gen. Mike Cruz, adjutant general of the Guam National Guard, Hagåtña, March 28, 2024.

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Maj. Gen. Reginald Neal honored by Guam Governor

Guam Governor Lou Leon Guerrero awarded Maj. Gen. Reginald Neal, deputy commanding general U.S. Army Pacific, with the Ancient Order of the Chamorri - the highest civilian honor that can be bestowed on a non-native resident of Guam.

Photo Of Lt. Justin Miller, commanding officer of Marine Safety Unit Saipan, takes a selfie with assembled guests at a ceremony to formally establish MSU Saipan in Garapan at the American Memorial Park on April 5, 2024.

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U.S. Coast Guard establishes Marine Safety Unit Saipan

The U.S. Coast Guard officially established Marine Safety Unit (MSU) Saipan in a ceremony in Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, on April 5, 2024.

Photo Of Palau President Surangel Whipps Jr. will be the keynote speaker at the 2024 University of Guam Conference on Island Sustainability on April 8 to 15 at the Hyatt Regency Guam.

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Palau President to deliver keynote address at 2024 University of Guam Conference for island sustainability

The University of Guam announces that Palau President Surangel Whipps Jr., will be a keynote speaker at the 2024 University of Guam Conference on Island Sustainability.

Photo Of U.S. Navy Chief Cryptologic Technician (Technical) Michael Gaffney recites the oath of reenlistment to Rear Adm. Greg Huffman, commander, Joint Region Marianas, during a reenlistment ceremony at JRM headquarters, Apr. 1.

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JRM holds reenlistment ceremony during 131st birthday of Chief Petty Officers

U.S. Navy Chief Cryptologic Technician (Technical) Michael Gaffney recites the oath of reenlistment to Rear Adm. Greg Huffman, commander, Joint Region Marianas, during a reenlistment ceremony at JRM headquarters, Apr. 1.

Photo Of Maj. John R. Lizama, newly promoted supervisory police officer with Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz, poses with family after his promotion to the rank of major on Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station, Guam, Feb. 27, 2024.

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Saipan man odyssey: From U.S. Army policeman to Camp Blaz police major

A Saipan native yearned for greater challenges with an unwavering conviction to help others. Mr. John R. Lizama, born and raised in Saipan, was recently hired as the operations officer due to his recognized efforts of dedicated service to Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Blaz in Guam.

Photo Of U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Brandon Franquez, 36th Security Forces Squadron K9 Unit K9 handler, and 36th SFS K9 Unit Military Working Dog Carcsi, wait to cheer on those participating in the K9 Veterans Ruck at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Mar. 15, 2024.

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2nd Annual K9 Veterans Ruck at Andersen AFB

U.S. Air Force members participate in the second annual K9 Veterans Ruck at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Mar. 15, 2024.

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2023 IWFFA Sportswoman Asia-Pacific Region

On behalf of Diane Beruldsen, CEO of International Women’s Flag Football Association (IWFFA) and Linda Salas, President of Flag Football Ladies Association Guam (FFLAG), we are pleased to announce the “2023 IWFFA Sportswoman Asia-Pacific Region” to Ms. Denasha Mondy.

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UOG welcomes Dean of School of Engineering

The University of Guam welcomes its new Dean of the School of Engineering, Dr. Hiroshan Hettiarachchi, P.E.

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Joanna Chun, Chris Duenas join UOG Board of Regents

The University of Guam welcomes two new members of the UOG Board of Regents.

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