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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

May 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata welcomed House passage of a slate of Veterans bills, including several she cosponsored, and took part in a Committee hearing on the ongoing problem and national tragedy of Veteran suicides.

The House passed three Amata-cosponsored bills: The Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act, H.R. 1200; The Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer William Bill Mulder (Ret.) Transition Improvement Act, H.R. 2326; and the Support for Suicide Prevention Coordinators Act, H.R. 2333.

May 21, 2019 Fa'asalalauga Aloa'ia

Congresswoman Amata in the Joint Hearing with Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee Ranking Member Trent Kelly and Veterans Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Dr. Neal DunnUosigitone, D.C. – Aso Lua, Na talia e le Tamaitaifaipule ia Aumua Amata le pasia e le Maota o ni pili mo Vetereni, e aofia ai ni pili na avea ai o ia ma sui lagolago, ma na fai lona sao i se iloiloga a le Komiti e faatatau i le faafitauli o loo tupu pea ma le pagatia o le atunuu ona o Vetereni e pule i o latou ola.

May 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata was humbled to speak in honor of Women Veterans at a special wreath laying ceremony at the Women In Military Service For America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery.