Guam and the Consortium

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Guam has a huge American military presence: the armed forces control about a third of the island. is relocating our units from Okinawa to Guam and this could grow the island's population anywhere from 20% to 40%. The final stop for my Micronesia trip was Guam, a U.S. territory.

Reflections on Micronesia

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Waste disposal is hard on these tiny islands. On most of the islands, you could see wrecked cars left more or less where they expired. The Marshall Islands are still suffering as a results of atom bomb tests. Fuel was very expensive on the islands.