Military

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

More on Military

August 10, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata recognized Purple Heart Day 2020 and honored American Samoa’s Purple Heart Veterans. 

August 5, 2020 Fa'asalalauga Aloa'ia

USCG 1Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted the birthday of the United States Coast Guard, established on August 4, 1790.

 

 

 

August 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted the birthday of the United States Coast Guard, established on August 4, 1790.

July 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted provisions in the Defense legislation passed by the House this week, including a measure she cosponsored, a welcome increase in pay for the Armed Forces, and a commitment to the Pacific region.

“I’m pleased to see momentum in both the House and Senate for a pay raise for those serving our country,” said Aumua Amata. “This bill also reflects the importance of the U.S. commitment to the Pacific region.”

June 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is honoring the 245th anniversary of the Army, in advance of June 14th, which marks the founding of the Army in 1775. June 14th also commemorates the nation’s adoption of the U.S. flag in 1777. She released the following statement:

Happy birthday US Army

June 11, 2020 Fa'asalalauga Aloa'ia

Happy birthday US ArmyLaumua i Uosigitone – Aso Tofi, Ua aloaia e le Tamaitaikonekeresi ia Aumua Amata le atoaga o le 245 tausaga o le Ami, a o le i aulia Iuni 14, lea e faailoga ai le faavaeina o le Ami i le 1775.  O Iuni 14 foi e faamanatu ai le talia e le malo aoao o le tagavai a le Iunaite Setete i le 1777.  O le saunoaga lea a le tamaitai:

 

 

May 21, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following message for this Memorial Day:

Memorial Day Remember and Honor

May 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is recognizing National Armed Forces Day (May 16) and National Military Appreciation Month (May):

Visiting military installations over holidays
Visiting military installations over holidays

 

May 15, 2020 Fa'asalalauga Aloa'ia

Laumua i Uosigitone – Aso Faraile, O loo faatāua e le Tamaitaikonekeresi ia Aumua Amata le Taeao mo Vaega Au i le Malo Aoao (Me 16) ma le Masina e Amanaia ai le Militeri i le Malo Aoao (Me).

 

 

May 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata Amata is delighted to congratulate a student, Serenalia Iona, upon acceptance to one of the nation’s prestigious service academies. Congresswoman Amata was notified that Serenalia Iona has been offered an appointment by the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado, pending final medical review.