Amata Highlights 245th Birthday of the Marine Corps

November 9, 2020
Press Release

Pago Pago – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata highlighted the 245th birthday (Tuesday, 10 November) and exceptional history of the United States Marine Corps.


Congresswoman Amata and Marine Capt Anasitasia Ioane of Aua in August 2019
Congresswoman Amata and Captain Anasitasia Ioane of Aua during Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s international CODEL in 2019


Congresswoman Amata greeting Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen David BergerCongresswoman Amata greeting Commandant of the Marine Corps General David H. Berger in 2019


“Since 1775, the U.S. Marines have served the cause of freedom with valor,” said Aumua Amata. “Congratulations on this anniversary of your founding, which marks 245 years of your proud history. Happy birthday to the Marines! American Samoa is very proud to have some of our own serving in every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. Thank you for your service, and congratulations to all of you, whether currently serving or one of our great Veterans. God bless and Semper Fi!”


Marine Corps Ball


Marine ball 2