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Future USMC commandant talks relocation

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - In Washington, DC today, U.S. Marine Corps General James Amos today was asked about the relocation of troops from Okinawa; he responded to reporters saying the Corps is working with the Defense and State departments to change the makeup of troops to relocate, adding an agreement that is satisfactory to Guam residents and that shows the military is a good steward of the property will be worked out to solve a controversy over a planned Marine Corps firing range in Pagat, Guam, a historically preserved area.

He added, "I think we can work around the Pagat issue and I think it's heading in that direction."  General Amos is up for confirmation to serve as the 35th commandant of the Marine Corps.

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