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  1. Medical examiner releases report on toddler's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KUAM News

    ... and the driver was leaving the Dededo home. The toddler was lifeless at the scene. In a release from Andersen Air Force Base, the victim was confirmed to be a dependent of an active duty airman.

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  2. Florida delegate helps Guam's inquiry into Agent Orange exposureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | KUAM News

    ... cancers. He blames the medical conditions from being exposed to Agent Orange when he served at Andersen Air Force Base for a decade beginning in 1960. Foster says it was his job to spray the herbicide for vegetation control. Representative Ross ...

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  3. 3-year-old boy dies after being hit by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | KUAM News

    ... e family's friends and members of their church arrived. Additionally, KUAM saw a representative from Andersen Air Force Base there as well.

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  4. Auto-pedestrian incident in DededoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | KUAM News

    ... were friends and several members from their church. Additionally, KUAM saw a representative from Andersen Air Force Base arrive. No other information has been made available at this time as the investigation is currently underway. Guam Fire ...

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  5. Japan defense minister visiting GuamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | KUAM News

    ... Region Marianas public information officer Lieutenant Tim Gorman confirmed Inada is schedule to tour Andersen Air Force Base Friday. In addition to inspecting the THAAD site, Inada will also meet with local officials to discuss the Marine Corps ...

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  6. Japan DM to visit Guam to inspect controversial missile defense systemRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Xinhuanet

    Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada is to start from Thursday a two-day visit to the western Pacific island Guam, where she is slated to inspect the controversial U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system at the U.S. Andersen Air Force Base. Inada told a press conference on Tuesday that Japan is trying to find ways to strengthen its ballistic missile defense system, as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea 's nuclear and missile programs "pose a new level of threat."

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  7. Congresswoman goes to bat for sick vet over Agent Orange claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | KUAM News

    ... Agent Orange - a herbicide he says he was tasked to spray for vegetation control while stationed at Andersen Air Force Base in the 1960s and 1970s. The retired US Air Force master sergeant interviewed with KUAM News back in 2011, making the same ...

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  8. Florida man claims military sprayed Agent Orange on GuamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | KUAM News

    A Florida veteran with ties to Guam alleges the military is responsible for his over two dozen diseases, including multiple cancers. According to WFLA, Leroy Foster was stationed at Andersen Air Force Base in the 60s and 70s and was dutied to spray hundreds of thousands of gallons of Agent Orange for vegetation control.

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  9. The US Air Force is upgrading the B-2 stealth bomber to fly until 2050Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... bomber aircraft from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, like the one pictured above, deploy to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, as a routine deployment providing global strike capability and extended deterrence against potential adversaries in the ...

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  10. Minot AFB B-52s return home from GuamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 23 | Minot Daily News

    Submitted Photo A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress taxis on the runway at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, Dec. 17, shown in this Air Force photo. Three B-52s from Minot Air Force Base deployed to Andersen for a short-term deployment to conduct local training sorties in the U.S. Pacific Command's area of responsibility.

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  11. Mobility Airmen ensure tradition of Operation Christmas Drop continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    ... goods into the back of a C-130 Hercules during the 65th Operation Christmas Drop push ceremony at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Dec. 6, 2016. Left to right: Rear Admiral Bette Bolivar, commander, Joint Region Marianas, Brig. Gen. Douglas Cox, 367th ...

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  12. Take flight with Operation Christmas DropRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | KUAM News

    ... 62, which delivered gifts to islands in the Federated States of Micronesia. Santa 62 took off from Andersen Air Force Base at 10 o'clock Monday morning on a mission to spread goodwill and holiday cheer to remote islands in the Pacific. Operation ...

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  13. Operation Christmas Drop delivers to the PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | Hawkesbury Gazette

    The Royal Australian Air Force has returned to Operation Christmas Drop, joining counterparts from the United States and Japan for the world's longest-running airdrop operation. Conducted from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam this week, C-130 Hercules transport crews from all three countries will fly thousands of kilometres to airdrop up to 100 loads by parachute to remote island communities in the west Pacific.

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  14. Operation Christmas Drop begins at GuamRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    Military and civilian leaders push a box onto a C-130 Hercules during the 2016 Operation Christmas Drop Push Ceremony Dec. 6, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. This year the Japan Air Self-Defense Force, Royal Australian Air Force and U.S. Air Force worked together to continue the tradition of air dropping tools, food, clothing and toys throughout the Pacific.

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  15. Andersen AFB commander talks staying vigilant, foreign laborRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | KUAM News

    There have been repeated reports of possible missile attacks against strategic United States military assets in Guam. But Andersen Air Force Base commander General Douglas Cox says they are prepared to deal with any aggression by North Korea.

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  16. The world in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... in Davao city, the president's hometown, military spokesman Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla said. ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam - Officials at Andersen Air Force Base say an airman who disappeared days ago during a nighttime swim off a Guam beach is ...

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  17. Hawaii Air National Guard member swept out to sea in Guam presumed deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... Ramos. Ramos, with the 154th Logistics Readiness Squadron, 154th Wing, was temporarily assigned to Andersen Air Force Base supporting a KC-135R refueling tanker rotation, the Hawaii National Guard said. Ramos is the second Hawaii-based airman to die ...

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  18. Master Sgt Greg Ramos of the Hawaii Air National Guard presumed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... Sergeant Greg Ramos, 39, disappeared around midnight last Monday off Tarague Beach. Officials at Andersen Air Force Base looked for him for six days but said Sunday night that their efforts had produced no signs of him. Brigadier General Douglas ...

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  19. Military: Airman who went swimming off Guam presumed deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Officials at Andersen Air Force Base say an airman who went missing days ago during a nighttime swim off a Guam beach is presumed dead. The base's 36th Wing said in a news release Sunday that search-and-recovery efforts that began after Master Sgt.

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  20. Six-day search fails to find airman who went missing off GuamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... 154th Wing, Hawaii Air National Guard, disappeared around midnight Nov. 21 near Tarague Beach at Andersen Air Force Base. The incident happened only hours after search teams recovered the body of Senior Airman Travis Bennett, who went missing at ...

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