Strong support to rename Route 7 to Korean Veterans Memorial Hig - KUAM.com-KUAM News: On Air. Online. On Demand.

Strong support to rename Route 7 to Korean Veterans Memorial Highway

Posted: Updated:

A bill to rename Route 7 the "Korean Veterans Memorial Highway" drew favorable testimony at a public hearing Monday. The key remarks coming from 91-year old Korean War veteran Ben Angoco of Maina, who told senators it was only fitting to honor his former comrades in arms.

"But don't think of us living. Think of those people that sacrificed their lives for us. I am here representing those 20 people that are. Think of them, and not of us here," he said.

Representatives of the local Korean community also testified in favor of the bill authored by Senator Dennis Rodriguez.

Route 7 runs from Asan-Maina, through Agana Heights and into Hagatna.

  • NEWS HEADLINESMore>>

  • GPD launching "Be Seen, Be Safe and Be Smart" to deter pedestrian accidents

    GPD launching "Be Seen, Be Safe and Be Smart" to deter pedestrian accidents

    Last year alone there were a total of 14 auto-pedestrian fatalities on Guam, with the latest one along Route 8 in Maite marks the second one for this year. During our recent Facebook Live morning show "Crime Time", the Guam Police Department announced itsMore >>
    Last year alone there were a total of 14 auto-pedestrian fatalities on Guam, with the latest one along Route 8 in Maite marks the second one for this year. During our recent Facebook Live morning show "Crime Time", the Guam Police Department announced itsMore >>
  • Ken Leon Guerrero's suit against GEC dismissed

    Ken Leon Guerrero's suit against GEC dismissed

    A lawsuit centered on counting portions of spoiled ballots from the Primary Election in 2018 is dismissed due to a technicality. Ken Leon Guerrero of the political action committee Guam Citizens for Public Accountability was suing the Guam Election CommisMore >>
    A lawsuit centered on counting portions of spoiled ballots from the Primary Election in 2018 is dismissed due to a technicality. Ken Leon Guerrero of the political action committee Guam Citizens for Public Accountability was suing the Guam Election CommisMore >>
  • Water tanks placed in case of wildland fires

    Water tanks placed in case of wildland fires

    "Munga Masonnge, Guahan!" (Don't burn, Guam!) Taking pro-active steps to secure public safety this fire season, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Soil Resources Division is temporarily staging a pair of 258-gallon water tanks on Turner Road to sMore >>
    "Munga Masonnge, Guahan!" (Don't burn, Guam!) Taking pro-active steps to secure public safety this fire season, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Soil Resources Division is temporarily staging a pair of 258-gallon water tanks on Turner Road to sMore >>
Powered by Frankly