Marines Come To Guam

And now it is official: The Marines are coming to Guam. The Pacific Sunday News reported this morning that up to 7,000 Marines will relocate from Okinawa to Guam over the next 2 to 8 years, a move designed to appease the restive Okinawan population. The Guam business community and government have lobbied for this shift for several years, especially during the lean years following 2001. The presence of 7,000 Marines and their families will boost the island’s economy dramatically.

Now if only the island could garner a carrier task force