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U.S. State Department Announces 2019 Young Pacific Leaders Grant Recipients

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State has awarded 13 teams with funding through its 2019 Young Pacific Leaders (YPL) Small Grants Program. The selected teams, representing 11 different Pacific island countries and territories, will receive up to $10,000 to implement projects in the region related to the program’s core themes of education, environment and resource management, ...
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Interior Applauds President Trump for Executive Order on Economic Empowerment of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

WASHINGTON – Doug Domenech, U.S. Department of the Interior Assistant Secretary, Insular and International Affairs, today applauded President Donald J. Trump for signing the Executive Order on Economic Empowerment of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI). “I applaud the specific recognition given in the Executive Order to naming the U.S. Pacific territories of American Samoa, ...
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Underwater Construction Team 2 concludes maritime infrastructure assessment in FSM

Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jasen Moreno-Garcia Commander Task Force 75 UCT-2 Concludes Maritime Infrastructure Assessment in FSM By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jasen Moreno-Garcia, CTF 75 Public Affairs KOLONIA, Pohnpei – U.S. Navy Sailors assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2, Construction Dive Detachment Alpha, with Pohnpei port security divers, conducted a subject ...
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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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