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Dr. James McConnell, horticultural researcher, inspects Vitex parviflora, also known as the molave tree, in the North Finegayan Forest Enhancement Site, February 25, 2021. - Dr. James McConnell, horticultural researcher, inspects Vitex parviflora, also known as the molave tree, in the North Finegayan Forest Enhancement Site, February 25, 2021. Large canopies of Vitex parviflora outcompete native plant life. Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Blaz and the University of Guam’s Guam Plant Extinction Prevention Program are researching removal methods for Vitex parviflora and other invasive species on Guam and in the CNMI. This is the largest forest restoration effort in recorded history on Guam, covering over 1,000 acres of forest enhancement sites as part of MCB Camp Blaz’s commitment to a responsible military buildup process. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Stanley James)

As part of our resource management program, as well as our environmental responsibilities, great care is afforded throughout the entire construction process to mitigate impacts to artifacts, buildings and sites of cultural or historical importance. MCB Camp Blaz will continue to ensure a responsible construction process through extensive joint efforts with the government of Guam and federal and local agencies. - Angelo Kustereeck, an archaeological technician assigned to Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Blaz, Guam, conducts an archaeological investigation at a construction site for the base, Oct. 14, 2020. As part of our resource management program, as well as our environmental responsibilities, great care is afforded throughout the entire construction process to mitigate impacts to artifacts, buildings and sites of cultural or historical importance. MCB Camp Blaz will continue to ensure a responsible construction process through extensive joint efforts with the government of Guam and federal and local agencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Andrew King)

U.S. Marines assigned to Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Blaz conduct the first flag raising of the new command, marking the initial operation capability of the base in Dededo, Guam, Oct. 1, 2020. MCB Camp Blaz is the first Marine Corps base activated since the commissioning of Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, Georgia on March 1, 1952. - U.S. Marines assigned to Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Blaz conduct the first flag raising of the new command, marking the initial operation capability of the base in Dededo, Guam, Oct. 1, 2020. MCB Camp Blaz is the first Marine Corps base activated since the commissioning of Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, Georgia on March 1, 1952. The Marine Corps plans to hold a formal activation ceremony for the new base in the spring of 2021. MCB Camp Blaz, named after Brig. Gen. Vicente Tomas Garrido Blaz, a Marine officer of 29 years and former Guam delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives, symbolizes Guam’s contributions to national security and the continued partnership between the Marine Corps and the Government of Guam. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Andrew King)

 

Building the future, respecting the culture, preserving the past

Angelo Kustereeck, an archaeological technician assigned to Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Blaz, Guam, conducts an archaeological investigation at a construction site for the base, Oct. 14, 2020. As part of our resource management program, as well as our environmental responsibilities, great care is afforded throughout the entire construction process to mitigate impacts to artifacts, buildings and sites of cultural or historical importance. MCB Camp Blaz will continue to ensure a responsible construction process through extensive joint efforts with the government of Guam and federal and local agencies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Andrew King)

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