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Japan commits funding for relocation

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - With the Record of Decision on the military buildup due out next week, the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, Japan announced the Government of Japan has agreed to provide close to a half billion dollars this fiscal year for projects related to the marines relocation from Okinawa to Guam.

Japan has agreed to provide $497.8 million to the U.S. Government to be used to develop facilities and infrastructure on Guam. Projects to be funded by the Government of Japan during FY2010 for the relocation of U.S. Marines from Okinawa to Guam:

On-base infrastructure project in Finegayan area (Phase 2)

309 million U.S. dollars

Construction project of fire station in Finegayan area

25.1 million U.S. dollars

Construction project of port operation unit headquarters building in Apra area

24.8 million U.S. dollars

Construction project of medical clinic in Apra area

96 million U.S. dollars

Design project (base administrative building, Marine Logistic Group headquarters building, police station, physical training complex, enlisted dining facility and bachelor enlisted quarters in Finegayan area)

42.9 million U.S. dollars

TOTAL:

497.8 million U.S. dollars

 

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