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Gov impressed with variety of StarKist Samoa's MRE production

Governor Lemanu and Louis Obot

Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — During Gov. Lemanu P.S. Mauga’s recent visit to observe the run of the military’s Meal, Ready to Eat (MRE) production at StarKist Samoa, the Governor met Mr. Louis Obot — senior marketing specialist, operations rations team lead for the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), Specialist Crops Program (SCP), Specialty Crops Inspection (SCI), National Programs Mission Support – who has been visiting American Samoa for more than 10 years to conduct inspections for MRE operations at StarKist.

Here, the Governor and Obot share a light moment as the Governor was impressed to hear from Obot about the variety of MRE products available now compared to when he was in active duty in the US Army. Governor Lemanu served 23 years in the military.

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