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    Air Force and Navy Pause PCS Moves to Guam as Island Recovers from Typhoon

    Air Force and Navy Pause PCS Moves to Guam as Island Recovers from Typhoon

    Permanent change of station assignments to Air and Navy bases on Guam have been temporarily paused at least through the end of this month as the Pacific island territory recovers from a historic typhoon that hit late last month.

    families and other island residents were still without this week after Typhoon Mawar, a massive Category 4 storm, hit the U.S. territory. It caused widespread damage and power outages that sparked clean-up efforts at Andersen Air Force Base, Naval Base Guam and Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz.

    A Navy administrative message sent out just after the storm on May 23 said “due to damage as a result of Typhoon Mawar, a stop movement for all permanent change of station () moves to Guam for Navy uniformed members, civilians, and their dependents is in effect until 30 June 2023.”

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    The order does not apply to sailors on temporary additional duty orders, but those scheduled to report there “over the next 30 days are advised to contact their chain of command to determine whether they should execute their TAD orders as scheduled,” the administrative message continued.

    Maj. Christopher Merian, a spokesperson for Pacific Air Forces, confirmed to Military.com in a phone interview Thursday that PCS moves to Andersen Air Force Base have also been temporarily halted due to the ongoing situation with the typhoon,…

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