20 May 2014

Millions invested for Guam military buildup | RallyPoint.com

By Gaynor Dumat-ol Daleno (Hagatna, Guam)
Copyright: Pacific Daily News

The federal government and the military already have invested hundreds of millions of dollars “outside the fence” to help Guam prepare for the pending military buildup, including bridge and road improvements, renovations at the commercial port and an upgraded wastewater treatment plant.

The relocation of U.S. Marines from Okinawa, Japan, to Guam also will boost the government of Guam’s tax revenue by at least $37 million a year, not including corporate and gross receipts taxes that also are expected to increase, according to defense officials.

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