Thursday, February 23, 2017

Congressional delegation to visit Guam this week

A congressional delegation will visit Guam from [Feb. 23] to Feb. 25, according to Guam Delegate Madeleine Bordallo's office. 
The codel will be led by U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop. The visiting team will focus on meetings with local officials "to better understand local issues that come before the House Natural Resources Committee," according to a release.
"The (congressional delegation) will also visit military installations on Guam and understand current operations as well as meet with other federal entities that fall under the committee’s jurisdiction," the release stated.
The delegation will meet with members of the Guam Legislature, the Guam National Guard and gain briefings from Joint Region Marianas, the National Parks Service and the Guam National Wildlife Refuge.
While on Guam, the delegation will participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Asan Bay Overlook to honor victims of World War II atrocities in Guam.  
The ceremony will take place Feb. 24 at 11:15 a.m. and the public is invited to attend. 

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