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08/04/21

ASAN, Guam (Aug. 4, 2021) – Joint Region Marianas (JRM) has updated its mask policy aboard all military installations in Guam following an increase in COVID-19 positive cases among military members, concurrent with an increased operational tempo and influx of temporarily assigned personnel.


NBG Holds Change of Command Ceremony
07/19/21

SANTA RITA, Guam (July 20, 2021) - Capt. Michael D. Luckett relieved Capt. Jeffrey M. Grimes as commanding officer of U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) during a Change of Command Ceremony held at Cmdr. William C. McCool Elementary/Middle School onboard NBG, July 19. 


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05/19/21

SANTA RITA, Guam (May 19, 2021) – U.S. Naval Base Guam has updated its mask policy to align with new Department of Defense (DoD) guidance.


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04/30/21

SANTA RITA, Guam (April 30, 2021) – Starting tomorrow, May 1, Department of Defense (DoD) civilian employees can start shopping at Navy Exchange (NEX) Guam facilities. 


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12/11/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (Dec. 11, 2020) – In consideration of the recent extensions granted by the Government of Guam Department of Revenue and Taxation and the Department of Homeland Security regarding Guam Driver’s License/Identification cards and Real ID, the U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) Visitor Control Center (VCC) will recognize expired Guam Driver’s Licenses/Identification cards or patrons requesting access credentials. In addition, the Real ID enforcement deadline has been extended to Oct. 1, 2021. 


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12/04/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (Dec. 4, 2020) – The island’s patroness Santa Marian Kamalen, or Our Lady of Camarin, is scheduled to be brought to U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) on Tuesday, Dec. 8 as part of an islandwide visit to Catholic churches and other significant sites. 


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12/03/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (Dec. 3, 2020) – Parents are reminded to practice pre-screening protocols before sending their students to Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Guam schools and getting on the school bus. 


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11/25/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (Nov. 25, 2020) – Effective Sunday, Nov. 29 Orote Commissary will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, except on Tuesdays for their regular closure.


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11/25/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (Nov. 25, 2020) – Effective Monday, Nov. 30 to Friday Dec. 11 the U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) Back Gate will be closed for all traffic due to construction upgrades in the area. 


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11/24/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (Nov. 24, 2020) – Effective Wednesday, Nov. 25 the Orote Commissary will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, except for Tuesdays for their regular closure.


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11/24/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (Nov. 24, 2020) – Navy Exchange (NEX) Guam at U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) is hosting their annual Navy Blue Weekend beginning Friday, Nov. 27 to Sunday, Nov. 29.


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11/19/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (Nov. 19, 2020) – A vibrant mural emblazoned with the Chamorro greeting, “Hafa Adai,” and depictions of the island are now featured along the walls of Clipper Landing restaurant on U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG).


Recuperated Sea Turtle Released at Gab Gab Beach on Naval Base Guam
10/19/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (Oct. 19, 2020) – Shelly the turtle was released at Gab Gab Beach on board U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) by the Guam Department of Agriculture, Division of Aquatic and Wildlife Resources (DAWR), the NBG Environmental Division, and Underwater World, Oct. 17. 


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10/01/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (Oct. 1, 2020) - U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) will participate in Exercise Citadel Pacific 2020 (CP-20) Oct. 5-9. 


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09/22/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (Sept. 22, 2020) – Effective Wednesday, Sept. 23, the U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) Visitor Control Center (VCC) will reopen at a reduced operating capacity, following an inspection by Public Health Activity Guam. 


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09/16/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (Sept. 16, 2020) – Effective immediately, the U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) Visitor Control Center (VCC) to include Contractor Services, Guest Services, and Common Access Card (CAC) and I.D. Card Services is closed until further notice due to COVID-19 exposure. 


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09/03/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (Sept. 3, 2020) – Navy Exchange (NEX) Guam continues to take proactive health protective measures to ensure the safety of its employees and customers. 


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09/01/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (Sept. 1, 2020) - Effective Wednesday, Sept. 2, the U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) Child Development Center (CDC) on main base will reopen, following an inspection by Public Health Activity Guam. 


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08/28/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (Aug. 28, 2020) – Effective Monday, Aug. 31, the U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) - Main Base front gate traffic pattern will change during the morning hours. 


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08/27/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (Aug. 27, 2020) – Effective Saturday, Aug. 29, Navy Exchange (NEX) Guam will adjust their hours of operation due to COVID-19 exposure. 


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08/20/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (Aug. 20, 2020) – U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) Commanding Officer, Capt. Jeffrey Grimes has directed the setting of Health Protection Condition Charlie (HPCON C) for NBG installations, tenant commands, and organizations. NBG personnel and patrons are strongly urged to follow all mitigation measures and current mandates set forth as part of an aggressive campaign to prevent the community spread of COVID-19. 


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08/06/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (Aug. 6, 2020) – At approximately 11:15 a.m., Aug. 6, a vehicle was observed entering the U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) Main Gate outbound lane. Following the unauthorized entry, access to all NBG installations was immediately secured.


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06/30/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (June 30, 2020) –  U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) will kick-off Independence Day weekend with a fireworks display on July 3 and an Independence Day Motorcade Parade through NBG Main Base and Apra View housing on July 4.


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06/26/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (June 26, 2020) – U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) has been designated a Safe Haven Liberty port for ships to safely pull in for potential logistical re-supply, possible repairs, and the rest and relaxation for Sailors and crewmembers amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. 


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06/12/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (June 12, 2020) – U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) Commanding Officer, Capt. Jeffrey Grimes has directed the restoration of base access for all authorized patrons and the resumption of some normally provided base services starting June 15. NBG will remain in Health Protection Condition Charlie (HPCON C).  


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05/14/20

 


SANTA RITA, Guam (May 14, 2020) – For weeks, Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) Guam has been working diligently behind the scenes in support of the military’s COVID-19 response efforts. 


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05/08/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (May 8, 2020) –The Barrigada Mayor’s Office made a donation of snacks and candies to the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) Quality of Life (TR QOL) Task Force May 6.


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04/28/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (April 28, 2020) – Three unoccupied barracks buildings were refurbished at the U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) Ordnance Annex in Santa Rita and will soon be used to house unaccompanied Sailors, once again. 


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04/22/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (April 22, 2020) – Navy Exchange (NEX) Guam has processed and delivered more than 1,500 remote orders to Sailors of the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) utilizing the Downrange Program.


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04/06/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (April 6, 2020) – Effective immediately, ALL individuals on U.S. Naval Base Guam property, installations, and facilities are required to wear cloth face coverings in public settings. The measures are set forth by the Department of Defense (DoD) and are in line with the continued implementation of protective measures to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).


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03/31/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (March 31, 2020) – U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) Commanding Officer, Capt. Jeffrey Grimes has directed the setting of Health Protection Condition Charlie (HPCON C) for NBG installations, tenant commands, and organizations. NBG personnel and patrons are strongly urged to follow all mitigation measures and current mandates set forth as part of an aggressive campaign to prevent the community spread of COVID-19. 


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03/25/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (March 25, 2020) – In an effort to prevent the community spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) implemented several mitigation measures. Among those measures was limiting the number of patrons at NBG facilities including the Orote Commissary and Navy Exchange stores; establishing senior shopping hours; and emphasizing the importance of social distancing. 


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03/23/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (March 23, 2020) – Effective today, March 23rd 2020, U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) Commanding Officer Capt. Jeffrey Grimes will alter the current base access measures. These changes will continue to prevent local transmission of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) by limiting unnecessary personal interactions and maximizing social distancing while allowing improved access for all authorized personnel. 


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03/19/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (March 19, 2020) – Effective Saturday, March 21 and Sunday, March 22, the following measures will be implemented at the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) Orote and all Navy Exchange (NEX) facilities located on U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) installations. 


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03/16/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (March 16, 2020) – U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) Commanding Officer Capt. Jeffrey Grimes signed a Declaration of Public Health Emergency in response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The declaration takes effect immediately and implements additional mitigation measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.


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03/15/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (March 15, 2020) – To ensure the safety and health of all those who access U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) and Naval Security Forces, a new policy has been implemented effective immediately for all those entering all NBG installations to hold up their ID cards for the gate guards to be scanned.


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01/30/20

SANTA RITA, Guam (Jan. 30, 2020) – U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) Staff Judge Advocate (SJA), Lt. Justin Collins was awarded the Navy Legal Service Command (NLSC) Services Attorney of the Year by Deputy Judge Advocate General (JAG) and Commander, NLSC Rear Adm. Darse E. Crandall, Jan. 10. 


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11/14/19

SANTA RITA, Guam (Nov. 8, 2019) – The U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) Visitor Control Center (VCC) Contractor Services Office will provide veteran pre-enrollment services on Tuesday and Thursday beginning Nov. 12 to Dec. 12. 


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10/30/19

SANTA RITA, Guam (Oct. 29, 2019) – The Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived at Apra Harbor in Santa Rita Oct. 30.


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10/30/19

HAGATNA, Guam (Oct. 25, 2019) Guam military veterans met with U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) Commanding Officer Capt. Jeffrey Grimes to discuss upcoming changes to base access and privileges under the 2019 John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), in Hagatna Oct. 25.


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09/26/19

SANTA RITA, Guam (Sept. 26, 2019)One by one, a single bell was somberly tolled for dozens of fallen active-duty service members during the annual Bells Across America ceremony Sept. 26 at Clipper Landing on U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) in Santa Rita. 


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09/24/19

SANTA RITA, Guam (Sept. 20, 2019) -- Forty ombudsmen, who serve under Joint Region Marianas and its tenant commands, were recognized during the annual ombudsman appreciation luncheon Sept. 20 at Torpedoes & Tomahawks onboard U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) in Santa Rita.


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09/17/19

SANTA RITA, Guam (Sept. 18, 2019) - Officials from the Guam Department of Public Health have confirmed two cases of locally acquired infections of dengue fever. We urge residents to take preventive measures to help eliminate mosquito breeding sites around their homes and to take protective measures for themselves against mosquitoes. 


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09/17/19

SANTA RITA, Guam (Sept. 17, 2019) -  The Spanish Navy Frigate Mendez Nunez is re-tracing the voyage of the Magellan-Elcano circumnavigation of the world 500 years ago as part of their current deployment that brought  them to U.S. Naval Base Guam Sept. 15.


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09/17/19

SANTA RITA, Guam (Sept. 13, 2019) - Thirty new chiefs from 11 Guam-based commands were pinned their gold-fouled anchors during the Chief's Pinning Ceremony at the Big Screen Theater aboard U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) in Santa Rita Sept. 13. 


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08/06/18

SANTA RITA, Guam (Aug. 1, 2018) – Effective Saturday, Aug. 4, U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) will suspend the Trusted Traveler program.