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Our Troops

Headstone of Navy Seaman Tafaega of Olosega, Mau'a
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata released the following message for this Memorial Day:  “Memorial Day is one of our country’s most important holidays. Our freedom has always depended on generations of military heroes willing to serve and sacrifice. Memorial Day is the one day we focus...
Lieutenant General Laura J. Richardson andLieutenant General Laura J. Richardson
San Antonio, TEXAS — A son of American Samoa is serving on the Dept. of Defense’s COVID-19 Response Team where he was instrumental in providing logistical oversight, management of medical supplies and synchronizing efforts in transporting medical equipment to all forces, in every region across the...
Amata with several Samoan Navy personnel, including (far left) Lolo Rosemary Chamberlain.
Washington, D.C. — Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata recognized National Armed Forces Day (May 16) and National Military Appreciation Month (May): “In American Samoa, we are so proud of every one of our many men and women serving our country. We are blessed to have our own representing each branch...
Samoan soldiers at Fort Lee
Fort Lee, VIRGINIA — Enlisting in the Army with a childhood friend or relative is a generations-old practice meant to bring familiarity and comfort to an experience fraught with stress and uncertainty. So, does signing up with more than one recruit further ease the difficulties associated with...
Serenalia Iona with her mother
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata is delighted to congratulate a student, Serenalia Iona, upon acceptance to one of the nation’s prestigious service academies. Congresswoman Amata was notified that Serenalia Iona has been offered an appointment by the United States Air Force Academy in...
Aumua Amata in her D.C. office at computer during virtual forum
Washington, D.C. — This week, Congresswoman Aumua Amata took part in a historic moment in the U.S. House of Representatives, as the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs held the first ever bipartisan virtual forum. Congresswoman Amata took part in the remote forum from American Samoa’s congressional...
Alpha Company Toa o Samoa at Fort Lee, Virginia
Fort Lee, VIRGINIA — Va’aiga i nisi o Toa Samoa o lo’o tiute nei i Fort Lee, Virginia ma ua latou fa’ailoa maia se isi vaega o le latou fa’amanatuga o le Aso o le Sisigafu’a a Amerika Samoa sa latou faia i le nofoaga o latou fa’amautu i ai i tiute ma faiva fa’afitafita a le Malo Tele. Fa’afetai ua...
Toa o Samoa
O nisi o alo o Samoa o loo ua a’otauina i tiute fa’amiliteri, ma ua saunia lelei i latou mo galuega uma e finagalo le USArmy e latou te fa’atinoa.  [ata: foa’i]  
Penikila Kesi Leakage lll with Terry Bradshaw
O se tasi o Toa o Samoa o lo’o ua fetaui ma se tasi e lauiloa tele i le Football, tulaga o le Quarterback i ona foi vaitau ao ta’alo le alii o Terry Bradshaw. O ia lea o Penikila Kesi Leakage lll. O loo auai o ia i a’oha fa’apitoa e avea ai ma Warrant Officer i Quantico, VA. Malo le tautua ma le...
Kauilani Misipeka,
Meet a new soldier of the American Samoa Army Reserve — 411th Engineer Battalion. Kauilani Misipeka, who will be working as a trade specialist, recently returned home from Hawai’i where she swore in as a member of the US Army.The eldest daughter of Keiki and Tufi Misipeka, Kauilani has big dreams...

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