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News Archives
(articles posted before August 2006)

October 28, 2005
American Memorial Park Receives Award for its Contributions to the Humanities

October 28, 2005
Navajo Code Talkers Honored at American Memorial Park
In front of American Memorial Park's Court of Honor, the Governor of CNMI Proclaimed October 24th Navajo Code Talker Day.

October 28, 2005
New AMME Visitor Center AMME Visitor Center Hosts Question and Answer Session with Navajo Code Talkers
After participating in a wreath laying ceremony at American Memorial Park earlier that day, the Navajo Code Talkers, all veterans of the Battle for Saipan, shared their experiences with the public at the Visitor Center.

October 23, 2005
Navajo Code Talkers Return to Saipan
Sixty years after serving in the Pacific Theater of WWII, Navajo Code Talkers return to those islands they help secure.

August 19, 2005
All Invited to American Memorial Park for a Presentation by WWII Vet Don Lyon
WWII Veteran Don Lyon is returning to the island of Saipan and on August 23rd he will give a presentation showcasing photos and stories of health care in Saipan in 1945.

August 10, 2005
Seeking Three Adventurous Rangers to Work in Saipan!
American Memorial Park in Saipan is seeking qualified applicants interested in lateral transfers to three permanent Park Ranger LE positions.

July 05, 2005
Japanese Emperor Visits American Memorial Park
On Tuesday, June 28th American Memorial Park in Saipan hosted a special visit by Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko.

May 31, 2005
New Park Visitor Center Opens
The grand opening for the park's new visitor center took place this past weekend, with over 1,000 people attending the event.

June 30, 2004
View AMME's Newly Installed Wayside ExhibitsOver the last 14 months, American Memorial Park has been busy trying to develop and refine wayside exhibits. A few weeks ago, thanks to hard work of Ben Attao, Gerard Naputi, and Frank Camacho, these beautiful exhibits are now installed and helping to interpret the history of the WWII in the Mariana Islands. Please click to view the waysides (please be patient as it will take some time to download the images of the 12 wayside exhibits).

June 04, 2004
Marianas Memorial Honors Local War Dead
In memory of indigenous Chamorros and Carolinians of the Northern Marianas who died during World War II, the Marianas Memorial will be dedicated with a special Mass at American Memorial Park on Sunday, June 13, 2004. The dedication will be one of the highlights of the Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the Battles of Saipan and Tinian.

May 10, 2004
The Marianas Memorial
The recently engraved Marianas Memorial will serve to honor the Chamorros and Carolinians who lost their lives during WWII. On June 13th at 9:00am there will be a special mass which will include a blessing and the unveiling of the Marianas Memorial. The mass, dedication, and unveiling will be held at the American Memorial Park in Saipan.

February 12, 2004
General Tibbets To Highlight Saipan’s 60th Anniversary Event
General Tibbets will be the keynote speaker at the 60th Commemoration of the Battles of Saipan and Tinian, an event to be held on both islands in mid-June, 2004.

February 10, 2004
Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the Battle of Saipan and Tinian
Click on the link to visit the website which details the events and activities planned to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Battles of Saipan and Tinian

November 25, 2003
Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of WWII BrochureAn on-line brochure which provides infomation about the Battle of Saipan and Tinian and details the schedule of commemoration activities June 10-June 16th, 2004.

May 03, 2003
Opportunities with the Youth Conservation Program

AMMA Board Visits American Memorial Park

AMME Museum Plans; a Work in Progress

Announcement - Construction Solicitation Proposal

Taste of the Marianas- A HUGE success at AMME

Did You Know?

Chester W. Nimitz - Department of Defense (USMC) Photo 50883

At 0635 August 15, 1945, the Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas, Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, ordered all offensive action against the Japanese to cease.