11 Mar 2004

American Samoan soldiers to leave soon for Iraq and Afghanistan

10:46 am on 11 March 2004

United States Army officials expect close to 400 American Samoan soldiers and their families to attend a special church service in Honolulu before they and other military personnel are deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan at the end of the month.

American Samoa's governor, Togiola Tulafono, and Congressmen Faleomavaenga Eni Hunkin will be among those attending the service on Sunday.