Ads by Google Ads by Google

Our Troops

Some of American Samoa’s 100th Infantry Battalion 442nd Regiment picking up their luggage at the Hilo airport
Approximately 100 soldiers from American Samoa’s 100th Infantry Battalion 442nd Regiment yesterday morning, July 18, 2019, at about 9 a.m. as they awaited the arrival of their baggage at the Hilo, Hawaii Airport. The soldiers were then seen loading bags and gear into a cargo truck and a bus. When...
Staff Sgt. Sapa Taala on a tank.
Sibiu, Romania — Growing up on Savaii in Western Samoa, Staff Sgt. Sapa Taala, 47, dreamed of joining the U.S. Army. He vividly remembers the moment he knew he wanted to enlist. “Back home in Samoa, I was watching the liberation of Kuwait on a small black and white TV during the first Gulf War. I...
2nd LT Hanyoun Ao Jeong stepping into the cockpit of a jet airplane
Wichita Falls, TEXAS — 2nd LT Hanyoun Ao Jeong earned his pilot wings from the Euro NATO Joint Jet pilot training (Enjjpt) at Sheppard Air Force Base (AFB) in Wichita Falls, Texas where he flew the T-6 Texan and T-38 Talon. He will be flying the B-52 bomber out of Barksdale Air Force Base,...
Amata with Toa o Samoa
Congresswoman Amata traveled and visited troops over the Fourth, and thanked them in person for their service. “It was wonderful to visit our troops over the Fourth of July, and especially to see some of our own!” she said. [photo: Courtesy Cong. Amata’s Office]
Kailelei Sesepasara with her parents, Hank and Precious
Kailelei Sesepasara of Pago Pago has officially signed on to be a member of the United States Air Force. The ceremony took place in the Aloha State. The future Airman is pictured with her proud parents, Hank and Precious. Malo lava Kailelei. Aim High! [photo: courtesy]
Kailelei Sesepasara with her parents, Hank and Precious
Kailelei Sesepasara of Pago Pago has officially signed on to be a member of the United States Air Force. The ceremony took place in the Aloha State. The future Airman is pictured with her proud parents, Hank and Precious. Malo lava Kailelei. Aim High! [photo: courtesy]
e Fetuao Samoan Language Center entertainers
Honolulu, HAWAII — Le Fetuao Samoan Language Center (LFSLC ) was one of the key entertainers and sponsors of the 2019 Inaugural Veterans Summit in Hawaii, held at the Hawaii Convention Center. Elementary, middle, and high school students participated with their parents and family members in support...
SGM Joshua Kazaka (Tafuna); SGM Paul Tuimavave (Futiga); SGM Pete Leao (Afao ); SGM Fale Tualamalii (Vailima, Upolu & Nuuuli); and SGM Amasaia Pousima (Afonotele).
El Paso, TEXAS — Congratulations to these sons of American Samoa who graduated from the United States Sergeant Major Academy (USASMA) - SGM Joshua Kazaka (Tafuna); SGM Paul Tuimavave (Futiga); SGM Pete Leao (Afao ); SGM Fale Tualamalii (Vailima, Upolu & Nuuuli); and SGM Amasaia Pousima (...
Sgt Major Pousima with family
O le faletua o Pua Pulou-Pousima ma le tina o Amasia McKay Pousima ua la'ua fa'apinea lana susuga le Sgt Major Pousima i le sauniga mamalu na faia i le fa'aiuga o le vaiaso talu ai. [ata: foa'i]
Amata at American Samoa pillar of the WW II memorial in Washington, D.C.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — This week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is commemorating World War II anniversaries of D-Day and the Battle of Midway in the Pacific. June 6th marks the major 75th anniversary of D-Day, so World War II allied nations across the world are pausing to remember. Also, this week...

Pages