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Advocates pitch Biden on evacuating Afghans who worked for the US to Guam

Stars and Stripes 10 Jun 2021
military and government to the Pacific territory of Guam while they await decisions on their immigration visas, advocates and lawmakers said ... Moving families to Guam would allow them to be screened and processed for asylum in safety, the letter said. Guam has hosted evacuees from America’s wars before.

Faith of Guam’s Catholics remains resilient through COVID

Hawaii Catholic Herald 26 May 2021
A remarkable thing happened in the Archdiocese of Agaña, Guam, about eight weeks after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a worldwide pandemic ... A pickup truck took Guam’s revered statue of Santa Marian Kamalen (Our Lady of Camarin) from Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral-Basilica in Hagåtña to every parish and village for the first time.

Afghan Interpreters Risked Their Lives to Help the U.S. We Must Not Abandon Them

Time 16 Apr 2021
These interpreters served as our cultural and linguistic bridge to the society around us ... As the U.S ... For years, we’ve worked on the case of an interpreter, who for safety reasons we’ll call Sayed ... evacuated its Vietnamese and Kurdish allies, respectively, to Guam. They lived in safety while their permanent visa applications were processed.

Biden’s Second Chance

The Atlantic 13 Apr 2021
In April 1975, as a first-term senator, he was an outspoken opponent of using American money and risking Americans’ safety to rescue the tens of thousands of South Vietnamese who had bet their lives on American promises ... military base, where their cases can be heard in safety, beyond the reach of the Taliban.

We Can’t Abandon the Afghans Who Helped Us

The Atlantic 26 Mar 2021
I imagine you enjoy safety as well ... Only the most dedicated and resourceful Afghans will ever reach safety in this country ... On Guam they were housed, screened, processed for asylum, and assigned American sponsors in safety ... “We’ve long advocated for some type of Guam option like we did for the Kurds.

U.S. Navy Recovers Downed Helicopter from Record Ocean Depth

The Maritime Executive 25 Mar 2021
The capability to recover the airframe and make it available to determine the cause of the accident is a huge plus helping to ensure Naval Aviation safety. The Salvage and Diving Team returned to the site of the crash this month at the request of the Navy Safety Center.

Archdiocese to celebrate Catholic Schools Week Jan. 31-Feb. 6

The Oneida Daily Dispatch 29 Jan 2021
Guam's 13 Catholic schools include more than 3,200 students and 450 faculty and staff ... Archbishop Byrnes has asked priests to say a special prayer in all parish Masses this weekend in recognition of the ministry of the schools and to pray for the health and safety of those in Guam's Catholic schools.- Advertisement -.

Archdiocese to take part in nationwide anti-abortion event

The Oneida Daily Dispatch 24 Jan 2021
Archbishop Michael Byrnes encourages all Catholics on Guam to participate in this official event which, for safety reasons, is a change in the way the archdiocese will observe the national March for Life ... The health and protection of all Guam Catholics is also a high priority of the Archdiocese of Agana, according to the press release.

Group of Volunteers Working to Restore Historic Skymaster Plane

War History Online 18 Jan 2021
A group of volunteers is working to save a Douglas C-54 Skymaster military plane from the scrap heap but COVID and lack of funding threaten to sabotage their work ... Skymaster 56498 was thankfully saved by Allan Voel ... It was based in Guam and carried wounded soldiers from the front lines to safety as well as carrying supplies to Iwo Jima and Japan ... ....

Coronavirus vaccine arrives on Guam, inoculations begin

Stars and Stripes 04 Jan 2021
A “limited quantity” of the vaccine arrived Saturday at Naval Hospital Guam; first priority are health-care providers and emergency services and public safety personnel, Joint Region Marianas spokesman Navy Lt ... Guam, a U.S ... service members, and 122 deaths, according to Guam’s Department of Public Health and Social Services.

The US-China Power Struggle, Two Decades of CIA Interference in Tibet

GlobalResearch 21 Dec 2020
From the mid-1950s onwards, Washington also dispatched hundreds of Tibetan exiles by aircraft to the US-controlled Pacific islands of Okinawa, Saipan and Guam, where they underwent training in guerrilla warfare. Thereafter, during the blissful safety of night hours, the Tibetans ...

302 officers have died from COVID-19 in line of duty, FOP says

The Hill 16 Dec 2020
More than 300 U.S ... The FOP said that as of Wednesday, it has counted 302 officer coronavirus fatalities across the 50 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam and the American Samoa. The largest police union in the country said that the pandemic poses a “public safety crisis," not just a health one. ADVERTISEMENT ... The U.S ... ....

Grand Ridge gets firetruck funding

Dothan Eagle 29 Oct 2020
... nation in the current round of allocations which, nationwide, total roughly $871 million in 43 states and Guam. The fire truck in use now has high mileage, is experiencing maintenance issues, and has been a safety concern, officials said in a press release about the awarded funds.

Target COVID-19 closures with precision, rather than a broad brush

The Oneida Daily Dispatch 30 Sep 2020
On Tuesday afternoon, many of Guam's Catholics welcomed Archbishop Michael Byrnes' announcement with joy ... Safety protocols would be observed including mask-wearing and at least 6-foot distancing between each Mass attendee, according to the archdiocese ... And the safety guidelines for ...

Airbus' new zero-emission concepts reveal the direction of the aviation industry's planes of the future ...

Business Insider 27 Sep 2020
A rendering of Airbus' future zero-emission aircraft ... Airbus just unveiled a fleet of zero-emission aircraft powered by hydrogen that it says may be flying by 2035 ... C ... The alien-looking bomber can fly 6,000 miles in a single flight and has an exceptional safety record, except for a 2008 incident in Guam where erroneous sensor readings caused a crash.

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