Guam - Governor Eddie Calvo remains in continuous dialogue with the Department of Defense about the North Korea situation, in particular he's been in constant communication with deputy secretary of defense Ashton Carter. "In a nutshell again reassurance of what is occurring and ongoing for the defense of Guam and other American territories, and of course reemphasizing the importance of Guam to the United States," he said.

Meanwhile despite the ramped up rhetoric out of North Korea Governor Calvo believes the threats from North Korea are minimal.