What's The Other US Base In Guam Besides Andersen Air Force Base?
With the news of a possibe North Korean nuclear attack on the U.S., possibly near Anderson Airforce Base in Guam, many Americans want to know: What's the other US base in Guam besides Anderson Airforce base?
Naval Base Guam a strategic U.S. naval base on Apra Harbor, Guam.
In 2009 Naval Base Guam was combined with Andersen Air Force Base, to form Joint Region Marianas, which is a Navy-controlled joint base.
JRM was established when U.S. legislation ordered the consolidation of military facilities which were adjoining..
On February 6, 2009, the Navy and Air Force held a groundbreaking ceremony for a combined headquarters at Nimitz Hill, signaling the beginning of Joint Region Marianas.
Under Joint Region Marianas, U.S. Naval Base Guam and Andersen Air Force Base is symbolic of the historic partnership between the Navy and Air Force on Guam, bridging the approximately 30 miles between U.S. Naval Base Guam and Andersen Air Force Base.
The commander of Joint Region Marianas also serves as commander of U.S. Naval Forces Marianas and as U.S. Defense Representative to Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Republic of Palau, and Federated States of Micronesia.