Guam - As the U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs this week prepares to deliberate on two measures that will have an impact on veterans across the nation, Senator Aline Yamashita is asking the committee not to forget Guam's veterans.

She submitted testimony to ensure that Guam veterans are included in all measures to better the lives of those men and women who served in the armed forces protecting our nation. Among the measures before the senate on Wednesday include the careers for Veterans Act of 2013.  Yamashita writes "as the American soldier is across the nation, our geographic location should not impede what the Guam veteran and their family can access or avail.