Pacific Daily News
Guard, families share holiday meal
Cheers: Guam Army National Guard Spc. Benny De Leon shares a toast with his wife, Jenny, and daughter, Samantha, during the Holiday Family Meal at the Guam National Guard Readiness Center in Barrigada, yesterday.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Air Force Times
Operations unchanged near China's air defense zone
The U.S. military has continued regular flights in and near Chinese air defense zones and has not received any responses that are 'out of the ordinary,' defense officials said.
2000 mice pumped with painkillers dropped by parachute in Guam to kill snakes
Scientists have dropped 2000 mice by parachutes pumped with painkillers in US territory of Guam to eradicate brown tree snake http://www.mid-day.com/news/2013/dec/051213-hatke-news-2000-mice-pumped-with-painkillers-dropped-by-parachute-in-guam-to-kill-snakes.htm Scientists have dropped 2000 mice by parachutes pumped with painkillers in US territory ... (more)
Wed Dec 04, 2013
NASA sees rainfall quickly fade in dying Depression 33W
NASA's TRMM satellite captured this image of Tropical Depression 33W's sparse rainfall on Dec. 4 at 1045 UTC.
Pacific Daily News
Military aircraft take to the skies this week for Forager Fury II drill
About 900 Marines, sailors and other military personnel are participating in Marine Corps exercise Forager Fury II, which started Monday and is scheduled to conclude Friday.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
I4U Future Technology News
2,000 mice deployed on Guam to kill invasive snake species
The brown tree snake , native to Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea, was first seen in Guam sometime in the 1950s.
U.S. Air Force Carries Out Operation 'Dead-Mouse' Drop
What does one do when a military base in Guam has a Brown Tree Snake problem? The obvious: Drop 2000 dead mice loaded with poison.
U.S. drops 2,000 mice on Guam — by parachute — to kill snakes
U.S. helicopters descended upon Guam on Sunday with cargo meant to kill, although this $8 million mission was unlike most others - 2,000 mice on cardboard parachutes were released into the forest surrounding Andersen Air Force Base as bait for brown tree snakes.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Honolulu Advertiser
Guam tests toxic mice to kill brown tree snake
In this file photo, U.S. Department of Agriculture wildlife specialist Tony Salas held a Brown Tree Snake outside his office on Andersen Air Force Base on the island of Guam.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
HSC-25 conducts medical evacuation from Rota to Guam
ASAN, Guam-Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 assisted in the medical evacuation of an elderly patient from Rota who required immediate medical care last Nov. 26. Upon request from Coast Guard Sector Guam, a Navy MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter from HSC-25 was launched from Andersen Air Force Base.
Treaty covers isles in Japan-China row: US
POLICE in the US state of Arizona are continuing their investigation into claims three teenage girls were held captive in a home for almost two years.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Stars and Stripes
Guam official: US's B-52 flight over China zone shows territory's strategic importance
The flight of B-52 bombers from Guam into China's newly declared air defense zone in the East China Sea underscores the island's importance to national security, the territory's delegate to Congress said Wednesday.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Air Force Times
Drones play role in disaster response
An RQ-4 Global Hawk takes off in 2010 from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The Air force is using the unmanned aircraft to collect images and coordinate aid in the typhoon-ravaged Philippines.
U.S. sends military planes over disputed islands in challenge to China
Three days after China announced that it had extended its vital airspace to include a disputed portion of the East China Sea, the United States sent two military planes into the area, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
U.S. Naval Institute
Pentagon: U.S. Planes Buzzed China's Air Defense Claim
Press reports claim two of the planes flew from Guam into an Air Defense Zone China established over the weekend.
Riveer to Install Automatic Clear Water Rinse System for U.S. Air Force in Guam
Riveer Environmental of South Haven, MI is getting ready to install one of its largest and most sophisticated systems yet in early December of this year.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Pacific Daily News
Recounting blessings for Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is a time for us to reflect on all the blessings we have in our lives.
HSC-25 conducts medical evacuation from Rota to Saipan
ASAN, Guam-Sailors from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 assisted in the medical evacuation of an elderly patient from Rota who required medical treatment Nov. 24. Upon the request of Coast Guard Sector Guam, a MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter from HSC-25 was promptly dispatched from Andersen Air Force Base and transported the patient from Rota to ... (more)
Sun Nov 24, 2013
CNMI eyes conditions in $90M US military divert airfield project
The CNMI does not want to lose a $90-million U.S. Air Force divert airfield project to another place such as Palau or the Philippines but it seeks conditions for the U.S. military if it insists on placing the alternative airfield on Saipan instead of Tinian, Delegate Gregorio Kilili C. Sablan said in an interview yesterday.
Senate honors CNMI son at regional fire chiefs' event
The Senate honored one of the CNMI's sons, Stanley C. Torres Jr., now assistant fire chief for training at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, for his accomplishments and dedication to his field of expertise at Friday's closing of the Second Annual Western Pacific Islands Association of Fire Chiefs' Conference.