Ads by Google Ads by Google

Our Troops

Jalen S Mamea helping make kimchee
Jalen S Mamea, mai Fagasa ua faatasi ma isi fitafita o lo’o galulue ma nonofo i Camp Casey, Korea i Saute, ua latou tautuaina le mamalu lautele o tagata i lea fo’i a’ai, i mea’ai tufatufaina atu ma o ia lea o lo’o latou gaosia nei le KimChi. Malo tautua. [ata: foa’i]
Chaplain Tupuola with family members
Las Vegas, NEVADA — A Toa o Samoa was promoted in the United States Army last Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Chaplain (Major) Folauga Tupuola’s promotion ceremony was officiated by Colonel Benjamin Luper, who also gave the opening remarks and administered the Oath of Office. The...
Raelyn Agnes Mariota Grey
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —  Faga’itua HS Class of 2019 co-salutatorian Raelyn Agnes Mariota Grey recently graduated from Basic Combat Training (BCT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; and she’s now at Fort Lee, Virginia for Advanced Individual Training (AIT) as an automated logistical specialist (92A...
Julianne (left) and Rosemarie (right)
Samoa News is proud to highlight the military service of the Mano sisters — Julianne (left) and Rosemarie (right) — both currently on active duty in the US Army. The younger of the two, Private First Class (PFC) Julianne Sulutupe is a combat engineer, currently stationed at Fort Irwin, California....
Newly promoted Sergeant Janice Leaso Fiso
SGT Janice Leaso Fiso (pictured above) has been in service for 4 years and she dedicates this milestone and great accomplishment to her parents, family, and her "Mom" Faaosofia Fiso Pulepule. On this White Sunday weekend, SGT Fiso urges the youth of Samoa and American Samoa to “keep striving, don’t...
 SGT Sinaalamaimaleula Tauti with her father David
It’s a proud daddy moment for David Tauti. His daughter, Sinaalamaimaleula, an active duty soldier in the US Army based in Fort Lewis, WA, recently passed her Army Board and will be promoted to the rank of SGT this week. Sina is a 2016 graduate of Samoana High School who is in her second year of...
Colonel Filifaiesea Robert Lee Leiato, with his wife and children
The highest ranking Samoan officer in the United States Army was recently pinned in Italy. Colonel Filifaiesea Robert Lee Leiato is the son of the late Antonio Tupua Leiato and Lorraine Hunkin Taeu Fuimaono-Leiato of Fagaitua. He is pictured with his wife Rima and their children. Congrats Colonel...
[l-r] Sgt Sailelagi Manu of Afonotele; Sgt Shanli Lin of Fagaitua; and Sgt Marcella Malufau of Futiga.
Three daughters of American Samoa recently passed their Advanced Leaders Course (ALC) in the US Army. They express appreciation to their families, friends, and the people of American Samoa for the never ending support and prayers. [l-r] Sgt Sailelagi Manu of Afonotele; Sgt Shanli Lin of Fagaitua;...
Amata with Camp Pendleton Samoan soldiers
Na asia e le Faipule o Amerika Samoa i le Konekeresi, Aumua Amata, le nofoaga a le US Marines Camp Pendleton ma ua feiloa’i ai ma nisi o alo o le atunu’u o loo tautua ai. Ua fa’afiafiaina i latou aua ua va’aia fo’i e i latou se tasi o fai ma sui o latou matua ma aiga, ae maise le tatou Malo i le...
SPC Beverley (pictured, left)
Iron Knight 6 recognized 5 top performers from each company for their commitment to excellence during formation on  Aug. 31, 2019. Congratulations to them all including SPC Charlene Beverley (Hellhound Company). Great work, Knights! Semper In Hostes! SPC Beverley (pictured, left) is the daughter of...

Pages