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Airport celebrates 100 years of aviation service

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by Nick Delgado

Guam - The Guam International Airport Authority held a presentation ceremony for the Tiyan Memorial Plaque and to celebrate the history of naval aviation on Guam today. The artistic rendition was presented by former Guam delegate and retired U.S. Marine Corps General Ben Blaz.

The airport also recognized the Navy celebrating its centennial anniversary of aviation, which began in 1936. HSC-25 commander Ben Reynolds spoke about his unit's experience when the military owned property in Tiyan. "We have since 1984 we have performed thousands of search and rescues, we've have performed firefighting missions, we have teamed with our coast guard here on Guam, fire department and police in numerous, thousands of mission here on our island home of Guam," he said.

The airport also held a fiesta at the facility to conclude Chamorro Month.

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