Amata has a long history of supporting our people in military service.
You may find these links useful:
Department of Labor Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) site for veterans: https://www.dol.gov/vets/
TRICARE information for veterans living in American Samoa and the Pacific region. https://www.tricare-overseas.com/ContactUs/ContactPAC.html
Link to citizenship process for military members: https://www.uscis.gov/military/citizenship-military-personnel-family-members/citizenship-military-members
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Washington, DC – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted Veterans Day 2019 and thanked the Veterans of American Samoa for their service.
“God bless all of our Veterans on this Veterans Day,” said Aumua Amata. “Everywhere I go in the U.S. or traveling internationally, I find some of our own serving our country in uniform. Our Veterans have been all over the world serving with honor. They’ve made us proud, and each one has contributed to the building of a special tradition of service throughout our islands.
Washington, D.C. – This weekend, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is highlighting the remarkable history and 244th birthday of the United States Marine Corps.
Washington, DC – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted the 72nd anniversary of the founding of the United States Air Force.
“Congratulations to the United States Air Force and all our Airmen,” said Aumua Amata. “In American Samoa, we are very proud of all our men and women in uniform, and we are blessed to have some of our own serving in each branch of the Armed Forces. We take every opportunity to honor all of you and your important service to our country. Happy birthday to the U.S. Air Force!”
Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted a nonpartisan report from Yale Law School and affiliated Veterans groups that studied the Service Academy nominations of every Member of the U.S. House and Senate, and found that American Samoa stood out with a unique balance of equality in male and female nominations.
Uosigitone, D.C. – Aso Faraile, Na talisapaia e le Tamaitaikonekeresi ia Aumua Amata se ripoti e le o faaituau i se itufaaupufai mai le Aoga Faaloia a Yale ma vaega o Fitafita Tuai o loo auai na suesueina le filifiliga o tagata aoga mo Aoga a Vaegaau o le Malo a Sui uma o le Maota ma le Senate a le Iunaite Setete, ma maua ai le maoa’e o le tulaga ese o Amerika Samoa i le gatusa o le faatuina o alii ma tamaitai. E na o Amerika Samoa lava le itumalo i totonu o le malo na toeitiiti lava ausia le tulaga o le tutusa lelei o aofa’i o tagata faatuina mai itupa, ae sili teisi lava tamaitai faatuina i le aofai atoa, a o tagata aoga i le taimi nei mai Amerika Samoa e tolu tamaitai ma alii e to’a tolu o loo aooga i nei Aoga taualoa. Mo se faataitaiga, i le amataga o le tausaga nei na faalauiloa ai le faamalo i tagata aooga e to’a lua, e tasi le alii tasi le tamaitai, ina ua talia e aoga i le Aoga mo Vaegaau a le Malo.
Washington, D.C.—Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released an update to constituents on some of the Veterans’ activity in the House of Representatives this week.
Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement welcoming the confirmation of Secretary of Defense Mark Esper:
Pago Pago—Iuni 14, O se saunoaga lea mai le Tamaitaikonekeresi ia Amata auā le faamanatuga o le faavaeina o le Ami i le aso nei i le 1775, faatasi ai ma le opogi e le atunuu le tagavai a le Iunaite Setete i le 1777:
Pago Pago—June 14th, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement in commemoration of the founding of the Army on this day in 1775, along with the nation’s adoption of the U.S. flag in 1777:
Pago Pago—This week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Saipan in honor of Veterans and this significant event in Pacific history. This important strategic battle began on June 13 with a bombardment and a landing on June 15. US forces captured the airfield on June 18 and went on to victory at the enormous cost of 29,000 US casualties.