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President, First Family visiting Guam in March

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by Mindy Aguon

Guam - President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their two children will stop in Guam on their way to Indonesia and Australia in the latter part of March.  During a White House briefing, it was announced that the first family would be traveling through Guam as the President continues effort to broaden and strengthen partnerships.

While on Guam, the commander in chief is scheduled to speak to servicemembers.  No other details about his stop to the territory have been released yet. 

The President will then head to Indonesia where he will formally launch the U.S.-Indonesia Comprehensive Partnership, which according to the White House is an initiative through which the United States will broaden and strengthen relations with Indonesia to tackle important regional and global issues.  

Obama will then travel to Australia as this year marks the 70th anniversary of U.S.-Australia relations.  A team of U.S. Secret Service members, along with a pre-advance team are scheduled to arrive on island in the next day or two to begin preparations for the President's visit.

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