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

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June 14, 2019 Fa'asalalauga Aloa'ia

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:

June 14, 2019 Press Release

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:

June 14, 2019 Press Release

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.

June 13, 2019 Fa'asalalauga Aloa'ia

Pago Pago—Ua faamanatu i le vaiaso nei e le Tamaitaikonekeresi ia Aumua Amata le atoaga o le 75 tausaga o le Taua i Saipan e aloaia ai Fitafita ma lona tāua i le talaaga o le Pasefika.  Na amata lea taua tāua ia Iuni 13 i se osofaiga ma na tau i fanua ia Iuni 15.  O le aso 18 o Iuni na pulea ai e au tau a le Iunaite Setete le malaevaalele ma na manumalo ai i lea taua na maliliu ai le to’a 29,000 o tagata Iunaite Setete.

June 4, 2019 Press Release

Pago Pago – This week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is commemorating World War II anniversaries of D-Day and the Battle of Midway in the Pacific. June 6 marks the major 75th anniversary of D-Day, so World War II allied nations across the world are pausing to remember. Also, this week (June 4-7) is the 77th anniversary of the Battle of Midway, a turning point for the war in the Pacific two years before D-Day.

 

June 4, 2019 Fa'asalalauga Aloa'ia

D-DayPago Pago – O loo faamanatu i le vaiaso nei e le Tamaitaikonekeresi ia Aumua Amata le Aso na i Nomani (D-Day) ma le taua i le motu o Midway i totonu o le Pasefika. O Iuni 6 e atoa ai le 75 tausaga talu le Aso na i Nomani, ma o loo faamanatuina e malo na aufaatasi i le Taua lona Lua o le Lalolagi.  O le vaiaso nei foi (mai le aso 4 e o’o i le aso 7 o Iuni) e atoa ai le 77 tausaga talu le Taua i le Motu o Midway, o se taimi tāua na sui ai alumaga o lea taua i le Pasefika i tausaga e lua a o le i o’o i le Aso na i Nomani.

May 27, 2019 Fa'asalalauga Aloa'ia

Congresswoman Amata at National Memorial Cemetery of the PacificUosigitone, D.C. – Aso Gafua, Na auai le Tamaitaifaipule ia Aumua Amata i le Sauniga lona fitusefulu o le Aso Faamanatu o Pulenuu i le Fanuatanu Faamanatu a le Atunuu mo le Pasefika, na aofia ai le toatele o le au mautofi a le militeri ma le malo, lele faaaloalo a le militeri, ma le saunoaga faapitoa a le susuga i le Chief of Naval Operations Admiral ia John M. Richardson.

May 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata took part in the 70th Mayor’s Memorial Day Ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, which included numerous military and government dignitaries, a military fly over, and a keynote speech by Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John M. Richardson.

May 24, 2019 Fa'asalalauga Aloa'ia

Uosigitone, D.C. – O le vaiaso nei na tuuina mai ai le saunoaga le nei a le Tamaitaifaipule ia Aumua Amata e uiga i le faamanatuina o le 50 tausaga talu le oo atu o tagata na malaga i le vateatea i le Apollo 10 i Pago Pago ina ua i’u i le manuia la latou malaga ua avea ma vaega tāua i le auiluma o le Porokalama a le Iunaite Setete mo le Vateatea i le 1969:

May 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following statement highlighting 50 years since the Apollo 10 astronauts came to Pago Pago after a successful mission that was instrumental in the U.S. Space Program’s rapid advances of 1969: