On June 5, 2015, Guam became the first territory of the United States to legalize same-sex marriage. Guam is also the only place in Asia Pacific other than Taiwan where same-sex couples can marry. Many couples from the Asia Pacific region come to Guam to make their vows in Guam each year!
Sgt. Montgomery Maye, from Spokane, Wash., provides security during a simulated beach raid. The amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20), part of the Commander Amphibious Squadron 11, is operating in the region to enhance interoperability with partners and serve as a ready-response force for any type of contingency.
U.S. Marines from the Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242 from Iwakuni, Japan, performs maintenance checks on a F-18D during COPE North 2019 on Feb. 25, 2019, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
While many might think that traveling to paradise is a costly affair, living out your tropical dream doesn’t require you to completely empty out your pockets. There are countless activities on Guam that are free or cost-efficient. Here are just a few!