2017 Memorial Day Picnic – Freedom Park, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland – Sat, May 27, 2017

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The Guam Society of America kicks off its 2017 summer events with our annual Memorial Day Picnic. This year’s picnic will be held at Freedom Park at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 12:00PM-6:00PM As in past years, this is a POTLUCK event – please bring a favorite dish, or a dessert, or an appetizer, and ONE … [Read more...]

UPDATE FOR 2016 Guam Society Christmas Holiday Party – Sat, Dec 3, 2016

GSA 2016 Christmas Party Flyer

LOCATION CHANGE & ADDITION OF WHITE 'KARABAO' GIFT EXCHANGE The Guam Society will be celebrating its annual Christmas Holiday Party on Saturday, December 3, 2016.  Please note that due to security requirements at Joint Base Fort Myer, Virginia the Guam Society has changed the location of this year's Christmas Party.  We apologize for the … [Read more...]

2016 Guam Society Liberation Picnic – Saturday, July 9, 2016, 12-7pm

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It's that time of year again for our annual Liberation Picnic - join us as we celebrate the 72nd Anniversary of the Liberation of Guam. This year's Liberation theme is "Håtsa:  The Revitalization of our People and our Land! - Håtsa: I Rinueban i Taotao-Ta yan i Tano’-Ta! The people of Guam are seeing a revitalization of i kotturan … [Read more...]

2016 Congressional Reception – 72nd Anniversary of the Liberation of Guam and the Battle for the Northern Marianas Islands – Monday, July 11, 2016

2016 Liberation Reception

                                        Mr. Peter Camit, President of the Guam Society of America, together with the Honorable Madeleine Z. Bordallo (Guam's Congressional Representative) and … [Read more...]

2016 Liberation Wreath Laying Ceremony – Friday, July 8, 2016, 8 AM

2016 Liberation Wreath Laying Ceremony

Join the Honorable Madeleine Z. Bordallo, Congressional Representative for Guam and the  Honorable Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan, Congressional Representative for the Commonwealth of  the Northern Marianas Islands during their annual  tribute recognizing the commitment and sacrifices of  those who gave their lives in the Liberation of our … [Read more...]

2016 Memorial Day Picnic – Freedom Park, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland – Sat, May 28, 2016

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The Guam Society of America kicks off its 2016 summer events with our annual Memorial Day Picnic. This year's picnic will be held at Freedom Park at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland on Saturday, May 28, 2016 from 12:00PM-6:00PM. … [Read more...]

Guam Society Recognized as Outstanding State/Territorial Society by NCSS

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Mr. Bill Christian, President of the National Conference of State Societies (NCSS), presided over the revived NCSS Roy C. Haines Award ceremony on Saturday, November 16, 2013 in Silver Springs, MD.  Bill provided an overview of the NCSS and its role as the overarching organization for the various state and territorial societies in Washington, … [Read more...]

Former GSA President’s Son Changes Command

Lt Cdr Matthew Salas

Congratulations to Lieutenant Commander Matthew Salas, son of former GSA President and current member, Juan T. Salas and his wife, May Sanchez Salas of Dale City, Virginia as he changes command of the US Coast Guard Cutter Sequoia at 5:00 PM on Thurs, July 28, 2011 on Guam at Victor Wharf Three, US Naval Activities Guam, Apra Harbor, … [Read more...]

GSA Treasurer Receives Army Chief of Staff Recognition

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GSA Treasurer, Maria Pangelinan, receives a coin from outgoing Army Chief of Staff, General William Casey, Jr. for her efforts as the Administrator of the Organizing Program Evaluation Group in the Department of the Army.  Maria's duties include overseeing the development and budgeting of the Army’s Operation and Maintenance Accounts totaling … [Read more...]

NCSS Princess USO Care Package Stuffing Party

We want to make you aware of a rare opportunity for you to volunteer at the private USO Care Package Stuffing Party, along with the Cherry Blossom Queens and Princesses. The party will be held at the Fort Belvoir, VA USO Warehouse on Friday, April 8, at 9:00am. Only 55 volunteers along with our 60 queens and princesses to stuff 15,000 care … [Read more...]

Archeology in the Marianas

Ancient Guam Timeline

Guampedia has a new section covering archeology in the Marianas.  There are 28 new entries describing ancient Chamorros, the indigeneous people of Guam.   Find more info at http://guampedia.com/archeology-of-the-marianas/.  Guampedia has also developed a new poster depicting what was going on around the world during the time that the ancient … [Read more...]

Small Business Teaming Pilot Program

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The SBA has released this announcement on Grant Funding to Increase Contracting Opportunities for Small Businesses under a New Pilot Program that may be beneficial to Guam. Eligibility requiements are listed on the press release below. Guam does not have a 'nationally recognized' private for profit or non-profit organization that would satisfy the … [Read more...]

GSA Members Venture out

Galaide

Galaide Professional Services, Inc. (GPSI) is a Guam-based, Chamoru-owned corporation providing providing professional, program/project, administration, management, technical support, and training services to agencies of the Federal government, Government of Guam, and private industry. The company was formed by long time GSA members, Frank Dumanal … [Read more...]