14 Sep 2018

US dismisses story of Samoans sought for US military

2:47 pm on 14 September 2018

The United States Embassy in Samoa has distanced itself from a newspaper article suggesting the US was trying to recruit Samoans for its military.

In a statement following the Newsline Samoa story, the Embassy said it did not have any details at this time regarding U.S. military recruitment efforts in Samoa.

It went on to say that only US citizens, US Nationals, and Legal Permanent Residents can join the US military.

Apia, Samoa.

Apia, Samoa. Photo: Ramunas/123RF

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