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August 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata commemorated Purple Heart Day 2019 and released the following statement:

July 25, 2019 Press Release

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.

June 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata took part in a House Veterans’ Affairs Committee (HVAC) hearing that focused on whistleblowers at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA). The hearing, titled ‘Learning from Whistleblowers at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs’, was held by the HVAC Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and chaired by Representative Chris Pappas of New York.

 

June 18, 2019 Press Release

Pago Pago—This month, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is recognizing National PTSD Awareness Month, an important topic of concern for our Veterans and Armed Forces. She released the following statement highlighting the serious nature of this national health need:

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—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 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

Uosigitone, D.C. – Aso Tofi, Ua faailoa mai e le Tamaitaifaipule ia Aumua Amata o ia o se tasi o ulua’i suilagolago o se pili fou i le nei vaiaso e faalauaitele ai tausiga faasoifuamaloloina mo Vetereni a le Pasefika na faauluina e se vaega aufaatasi a itufaaupufai e toalima Sui na taitai e Tulsi Gabbard le na fai ma Tamaitaifaipule a Hawaii i le 02, faatasi ma le Tamaitaifaipule ia Aumua Amata o Amerika Samoa; le Ao o le Maota, le Faipule ia Don Young o Alaska; le alii Faipule ia Ed Case o Hawaii; ma le alii Faipule ia Michael San Nicolas o Guam.  O lea pili o le a faalelei ai auala e tali ai manaoga tau soifuamaloloina o Vetereni mai Setete Sa’oloto – Palau , Motu o Marshall ma Setete o Maikoronisia – o vaega uma o le maliliega COFA ma le Iunaite Setete.

May 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata announced she is an original cosponsor of a new bill this week to expand Pacific Veterans healthcare introduced by a bipartisan group of five Representatives