Navy announces 45-day public comment period for PA memo supporting the Marine Corps relocation to Guam

Since October of last year, Joint Region Marianas has reported artifact discoveries at 14 sites and bone fragments recovered at 6 other locations.

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Marianas announces the availability of a Programmatic Agreement (PA) Memo for public review and comments through June 21.

PA Memos provide an opportunity for interested members of the public to participate in the Section 106 consultation process required under the National Historic Preservation Act

The following PA Memo provides new cultural and natural resources information associated with planned construction projects and are available on the NAVFAC Pacific Cultural Information (CRI) webpage at (Please note the URL is case sensitive).

Project J-017-II Main and Commercial Gates PA Memo #1 is proposed for design
and construction of main and commercial gates at Naval Base Guam
Telecommunications Site (NBGTS) to support development of Marine Corps Base
Camp Blaz. The main gate and a commercial/tactical vehicle gate will provide
installation security for the new base.

During the 45-day public comment period, interested members of the community
may submit comments via email to Those without
internet access may obtain a printed copy of this PA Memo from the Guam
Historic Resources Division, located at 490 Chalan Palasyo, Agana Heights,
96910 (in the Department of Parks and Recreation Office).

In addition, the community is encouraged to subscribe to regular updates and
other information related to the Programmatic Agreement by visiting the
Joint Region Marianas (JRM) web page and signing up at the following link: