The Defense Policy Review Initiative was the beginning of a long, drawn-out process to get where we are today for a military base that has drawn attention from the moment it was solidified beyond the point of return.
- Posted on: Feb 06, 2023
A lot of numbers are talked about in relation to the Pacific region and the U.S. military’s plans for the islands.
The largest of these figures relate to the funding planned to be spent on construction - $1.2 billion to $2 billion a year, with $1.2 billion forecast to be spent in fiscal 2023 and $2 billion in 2028.
BY OYAOL NGIRAIRIKL and BY MAUREEN N. MARATITA
Route 3 in Dededo leads to Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz and is an arterial road in Guam’s largest village.
The area is ripe for development but looks as if little has changed since a surge of buyers invested in the area in 2015.
There are reasons why.