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Amid Congressional Calls for Pentagon Cuts, Secretary Clinton Meets Japan Foreign Minister to Reaffirm Futenma Relocation, Linchpin for Guam Military Buildup
Written by SHARLA TORRE MONTVEL-COHEN   
Wednesday, September 21, 2011

GUAM – As Japan's new administration makes its foreign affairs debut this week at the United Nations in New York City, the team is taking the opportunity to strengthen its bilateral security alliance with the United States and reconfirm America's continued commitment to troop reduction on Okinawa.

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Adaptable Marine Corps Thinking May Be Key to Preserving Guam Buildup
Written by SHARLA TORRE MONTVEL-COHEN   
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Editor's Note: This story first broke over the weekend in the Guam Buildup News e-newsletter and is made available now at the web site.

GUAM – Perhaps prophetically for the Guam buildup -- which lately finds itself between a rock and a hard place, squeezed by debt crisis and politics in both the U.S. and Japan -- the Marines have for years exercised adaptable thinking.

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U.S. Congress Will Miss Deadline for FY 2012 Federal Spending Package; Money for Guam Military Buildup Still Up for House-Senate Debate
Written by SHARLA TORRE MONTVEL-COHEN   
Monday, September 19, 2011

GUAM – With less than two weeks to go before the official Oct. 1 start of the 2012 fiscal year, it's time to state the obvious: Congress will miss their deadline – yet again -- to pass spending bills for the year ahead in Federal Government operations.

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Quick Hits – The Latest in Guam Business – September 19, 2011 – Airlines, Retail, Nightlife
Written by GBN STAFF   
Monday, September 19, 2011

GUAM – From performance reports of publicly traded corporations to the latest happenings at local upstarts and every size company in between, Guam Buildup News presents a weekly roundup of notable news for the island's business community.

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U.S. Senators Raise Urgency for Pentagon’s Defense Budget Review; Guam Military Buildup in the Mix
Written by SHARLA TORRE MONTVEL-COHEN   
Friday, September 16, 2011

GUAM – As the clock ticks on a deadline to deliver a plan that trims soaring U.S. debt by at least $1.2 trillion, Capitol Hill is heaping pressure on the Pentagon to release early budget recommendations based on an overdue study of America's defense capabilities and mission.

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U.S. Senate Appropriations Panel Approves Military 2012 Budget with $33 Million for Guam Civilian Infrastructure Projects; $155 Million for Military Construction Still in Question
Written by SHARLA TORRE MONTVEL-COHEN   
Thursday, September 15, 2011

GUAM – The U.S. Senate took action this week to approve its version of the 2012 Pentagon budget at $513 billion, legislation that includes $33 million proposed for civilian infrastructure projects related to the Guam military buildup, according to the office of Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo.

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Navy Awards Guam Company Contract for Re-Forestation, Landscape Maintenance and Tree Planting at U.S. Naval Magazine
Written by GBN STAFF   
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

GUAM – The U.S. Navy has awarded Tamuning, Guam-based Ana Liza C.W. Reed dba LA Painting and Construction Company a contract for re-forestation of habitat, landscape maintenance and tree planting for U.S. Naval Magazine in Guam.

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Navy to Lease Out 49 Acres of Industrial Real Property at Old Naval Ship Repair Facility in Guam
Written by GBN STAFF   
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

GUAM – The U.S. Government has issued a presolicitation to vendors regarding its intent to lease out 49 acres of industrial real property, a portion of the former Naval Ship Repair Facility, located at Naval Base, Guam.

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