Congresswoman Amata stands next to this display at the Army Women’s Museum that honors the heroic memory of Sgt. Tina Time, who was the first female soldier from American Samoa to die in the Iraq War. She was killed on December 13, 2004.  [Courtesy photo]
American Samoa’s weightlifters who represented the territory at the Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu. They are: Li’amatua Tufele Jr., and Tanumafili Jungblut, pictured with coach Monica Afalava, and ASNOC president Ed Imo. Tanu will be coming home with a bronze medal in his category, while Li’a broke his clean & jerk best twice - with 175kg & 180kg. The heaviest Li’a had recorded in training was 173kg. Congratulations. Malo le finau.  [photo: courtesy]
On Saturday, The Rotary Club Of Pago Pago hosted Leone High School’s Interact Club for a community service work day at the Pala Lagoon Swimming Center in Lion’s Park.  Interact is supervised by Rotarian and LHS’s English Teacher Alice Raynar. Interact clubs bring together young people ages 12-18 to develop leadership skills while discovering the power of Service Above Self.  Meanwhile, the swimming pool is slated to open within the next month.  [courtesy photo] 

Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata was pleased to greet soldiers from American Samoa and spend time with them at Fort Lee, Virginia, along with touring Fort Lee and the U.S. Army Women’s Museum, observing training in action and being briefed on Fort Lee’s operations. The soldiers are stationed at Fort Lee for their Advanced Individual Training (AIT) and will not be able to return home...

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Boys & Girls Clubs of American Samoa (BGCAS) is helping community youth learn critical thinking, problem-solving, and coding through the new Computer Science (CS) Pathway program, thanks to a $3 million partnership between Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and Microsoft. BGCA and...
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