Joe Bejang

Lib calls, Army responds

Lib calls, Army responds

GIFF JOHNSON A medical evacuation by Army helicopter of two pregnant women, an elderly man and a child from Lib Island this past Sunday was hailed as “extraordinary” by a Kwajalein member of Nitijela. “On a moment notice, a humanitarian and selfless act by Colonel Jeremy Bartel and his team saved six lives by dispatching […]

Close call on Covid

Close call on Covid

GIFF JOHNSON The US Army Garrison, Kwajalein Atoll had its first long-distance brush with coronavirus when one of the 15 base workers scheduled to return this week tested positive for Covid-19 in Honolulu prior to departing for Kwajalein. Contract tracing by Army authorities identified three others in the intending repatriation group to have had contact […]

Lib moves into high gear

Lib moves into high gear

HILARY HOSIA By the time of this publication, Lib Parliament Member Joe Bejang and a unique group of go-getters have begun working on “operation Lib safe passage.” The team, which includes the Environment Protection Authority (EPA), Land and Survey Division from the Ministry of Works, Infrastructure and Utilities, National Telecommunications Authority (NTA) and Marshall Islands […]