Wednesday, January 07, 2009

JGPO To Host Informational Meetings On Military Buildup

Written by Josh Tyquiengco, Pacific News Center - Guam, Saipan, CNMI, Asia-Pacific Wednesday, 07 January 2009

Guam-The Joint Guam Program Office will be holding more informational meetings on the military buildup in the villages of Yigo, Dededo, Mangilao and Agat. Captain Neil Ruggiero says JGPO will be conducting an overview of where they are at in the planning process and encourage island residents to show up and ask questions on the following dates:

January 15 - Mangilao Senior Center
January 20 - Yigo Gymnasium
January 21- Dededo Senior Center
January 22- Agat Community Center

All meetings are expected to run from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

The military buildup involves the move of 8,000 Marines from Okinawa, Japan to Guam. The buildup is expected to begin in 2010 and to be completed by 2014.

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