75th Anniversary Commemoration Program in Ulithi, Yap Draws Islanders, Officials, and U.S. Military Personnel

U.S. Ambassador to the FSM, Robert Riley, joined Ulithians to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the entry of the U.S. Navy into Ulithi Lagoon, in Ulithi, Yap, FSM, on September 23. The celebration was one of a series of events around the world this year and next, commemorating World War II military milestones, of which …

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PP19 FSM Mission Stop Concludes with Strengthened Indo-Pacific Partnerships

Story by Lt. Emily Strong Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific CHUUK, Federated States of Micronesia – 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 mission leadership, …

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Pacific Partnership Celebrates Arrival in Micronesia

Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Tyrell Morris Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific Multinational service members embarked aboard the Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Brunswick (T-EFP 6) kicked off the fourth mission stop for Pacific Partnership 2019 (PP19) with an opening ceremony aboard the ship, followed by a community health and sports fair …

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Closing Remarks for Ambassador Robert Riley Pacific Partnership 2019 Closing Ceremony: April 25, 2019 Chuuk, FSM

Closing Remarks for Ambassador Robert Riley Pacific Partnership 2019 Closing Ceremony: April 25, 2019, Chuuk, FSM: I have many people to thank for this extraordinarily successful Pacific Partnership exercise here in Chuuk, and whom I would like to recognize now. President Christian and the FSM National government; Director of Education Enlet on behalf of Governor …

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Ambassador Robert Riley Pacific Partnership 2019 Opening Remarks

Ambassador Robert Riley Pacific Partnership 2019 Remarks Brunswick: Thank you Xavier High School students for that excellent rendition of our two national anthems. Welcome and good morning. It is a pleasure and an honor to address you all today. We are pleased to bring to Chuuk this year Pacific Partnership 2019, represented here by the …

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Conserving Coastal Fisheries in Pohnpei

With its lush verdant rainforests, chattering colorful birds, and dense mangrove forests encircled by extensive coral reefs, the natural environment of Pohnpei is striking to the newcomer. Pohnpeians have successfully conserved and maintained these beautiful ecosystems and natural resources for centuries, but today they face new challenges from climate change, overfishing, forest clearing for sakau, …

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Operation Christmas Drop Commemorated With Push Ceremony

By Alana Chargualaf Joint Region Marianas Public Affairs ASAN, Guam (Dec. 10, 2018) – Service members and civilians gathered to witness the ceremonial pushing of a box filled with humanitarian goods into a C-130 during the Operation Christmas Drop push ceremony held at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam Dec. 10. The airborne holiday bounty is …

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U.S. Embassy Hosts Dinner Reception in Honor of FSM Women’s Conference Participants

On August 27-31, 2018 Pohnpei State hosted the 8th FSM National Women’s Conference with a theme of “Working Together for Progress”. Over 300 women and men from all FSM states attended the event. The Conference’s goal included increased support for social development that is inclusive of women across FSM. The dialogues ranged from Women’s Political …

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Ambassador Robert A. Riley Keynote Address: Opening Ceremony of the Association of Pacific Island Legislatures 37th General Assembly, June 26, 2018

It is a great pleasure and an honor to be meeting with you today for the opening of the Association of Pacific Islands Legislatures. It is quite an august group we have here… there are too many people to enumerate here, but I would like to recognize President Peter Christian and the diplomatic corps… and …

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Welcoming Remarks, Peace Corps Appreciation Ceremony April 20, 2018

Welcome to the Peace Corps Appreciation Ceremony; we thank you very much for coming. I would like to recognize: Traditional Leaders of Pohnpei Secretary of Foreign Affairs Lorin Robert Acting Governor of Pohnpei Reed Oliver Acting Secretary of Education Wayne Mendiola Other State and National Officials Acting Director for Inter-America & Pacific Emily Untermeyer Peace …

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U.S. Government Completes Typhoon Maysak Reconstruction Efforts,  Broadens Environmental Resilience Support

January 20, 2018 Weno, Chuuk — U.S. Ambassador to the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) Robert Riley, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Mission Director to the Pacific Islands Clay Epperson, and FSM government officials marked the completion of homes and public infrastructure destroyed by Typhoon Maysak. USAID and the Government of the …

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Ambassador Robert A. Riley Joint Committee Meeting 2017 Remarks

Good morning. It is a pleasure to address you all today. The annual JCM is a great opportunity to reflect on our bilateral security relationship, to plan together future activities, and to fortify further our already strong defense commitments. We have seen recently an increased level of engagement, and I anticipate that this will intensify …

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Call for U.S. Service Academies Class of 2022

The U.S. Embassy in Kolonia is pleased to invite young Micronesian citizens to compete for appointments to the following United States Service Academies: (U.S. Naval Academy (USNA), Annapolis Maryland; U.S. Military Academy (USMA), West Point New York; and U.S. Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) New London Connecticut, for students in the Class of 2022 and entering …

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Ambassador Robert Riley Participated In the Turnover Ceremony at Nanpei Memorial High

On May 26, 2017 Ambassador Robert Riley participated in the turnover ceremony of the new Nanpei Memorial High School library/classroom building in Kitti Municipality. The building is funded by the Compact Infrastructure Program and it is contracted by the ABCOR Engineering and Construction Company and designed by Leo A Daly. This newly built building is …

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U.S. Ambassador Robert Annan Riley III Presents Credentials to FSM President Peter M. Christian

On August 16, Robert Annan Riley III presented his credentials to FSM President Peter M. Christian at the FSM National Government in Palikir, Pohnpei. Ambassador Riley is the tenth Ambassador to the Federated States of Micronesia. Ambassador Riley is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, and now is currently serving …

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