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Obama Administration commits to Guam

by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - The Obama Administration issued a statement today on the Fiscal Year 2011 Defense Bill, stating its commitment to addressing the needs on Guam both on- and off-base to allow for the realignment of U.S. Marines and their families from Japan. The statement went on to say that effort requires a comprehensive government-wide approach. 

The Administration is concerned with the provisions of the bill that suggest Guam infrastructure improvements are an exclusive Department of Defense financial responsibility rather than a shared interagency, intergovernmental effort led by the DoD.

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