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Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1 and volunteers help keep Pohnpei clean

POHNPEI, Federated States of Micronesia–Sailors with Construction Civic Action Detail, Federated States of Micronesia (CCAD FSM) assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 along with employees from US, Australian and Japanese embassies participated in a roadway cleanup community relations (COMREL) event, Jan. 5 in Pohnpei. The volunteers picked up over 20 bags of rubbish ...
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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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U.S. Embassy Supports International Anti-Corruption Day with Video Contest

The United States supports International Anti-Corruption Day, which occurred on December 9 this year, because it gives everyone a chance to pause and reflect how their respective countries are dealing with the serious problems posed by corruption.  Corruption weakens the stability and security of countries’ ethical values, government institutions, and economic development.  Transparency International defines ...
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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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FSM Vice President, INDOPACOM Commander and U.S. Ambassador kick off Operation Christmas Drop 2018 in Chuuk

FSM Vice President Yosiwo P. George, Commander of US INDOPACOM Admiral Phil Davidson and US Ambassador to the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) Robert Riley observed the pushing off of the first bundle of Christmas gift package from a C-130J Super Hercules in the Pacific skies above Nama Island on Monday noon, kicking off the ...
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