U.S. Embassy Majuro Marshall Islands

U.S. Embassy Majuro Marshall Islands

U.S. Embassy Majuro Marshall Islands Master Navigators Master Weavers

Marshallese Jaki-ed mats, woven from pandanus palms, may be the most developed in all of the Pacific region. A Shared World War II History

Four U.S. battleships of Task Group 58 in the fleet anchorage at Majuro Atoll, July 8, 1944. Nuclear Legacy 67 U.S. nuclear tests from 1946 - 1958

The 15 megaton Castle Bravo test of March 1, 1954 was the largest U.S. test ever conducted. Physical Geography of the Marshall Islands Remote Pacific archipelago of 29 atolls and 5 islands;

Atolls are distributed along two island chains: Ratak (sunrise) and Ralik (sunset) Average elevation of the atolls is just a few feet above sea level; 181 sq km total land area; no rivers or mountains; 2.1 million sq km EEZ

Physical Geography of the Marshall Islands Remote Pacific archipelago of 29 atolls and 5 islands; Atolls are distributed along two island chains: Ratak (sunrise) and Ralik (sunset)

Average elevation of the atolls is just a few feet above sea level; 181 sq km total land area; no rivers or mountains; 2.1 million sq km EEZ Physical Geography of the Marshall Islands

Remote Pacific archipelago of 29 atolls and 5 islands; Atolls are distributed along two island chains: Ratak (sunrise) and Ralik (sunset) Average elevation of the atolls is just a few feet above sea level; 181 sq km total land area; no rivers or mountains;

2.1 million sq km EEZ A Special Relationship

A Compact of Free Association A high voting affinity in the United Nations

Visa free travel and work in the U.S. Total USG assistance is roughly $100 million p.a. An agreement to defend the Marshall Islands as if it were part of the United States Serving in the U.S. Armed Forces at a rate

higher than that of any U.S. state Induction ceremony for Marshallese men and women in late 2013. Attending U.S. Service Academies Jefferson Bobo graduate of the

U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Other Facts Less than 70,000 total population Two urban centers: - Majuro, the capital with 25,000 pop. and

- Ebeye with 17,000 pop. Traditional land tenure system RMI Ship Registry Tuna

Climate Change High tides and storm surge destroy Majuro airport seawall June 2013. 2013 Drought

Subsequent to a U.S. Presidential Disaster Declaration, the United States has provided over $5.1 million in drought relief and recovery assistance. Non-Communicable Disease

NCDs, including diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity are a challenge throughout the Pacific island region. RMI has a rate of NCDs per capita among the highest in the world. Mission Marshall Islands Four Direct Hires:

COM DCM/Consul/MO/HR/PAO POL/ECON/Vice Consul IMO/PSO/GSO

Military Liaison DOI Grant Manager

USAID/OFDA FAS Officer 37 staff total Other USG Offices under COM DOE Whole Body Counter facilities

USDA Rural Development Office NOAA Meteorological Office Key USG Agencies and Partners Embassy Goals

Continuing close ties between the United States and the Marshall Islands A healthy and educated population Womens empowerment and youth outreach Support of USA-KAs mission Consular and American Citizen Services

U.S. Army Garrison Kwajalein Atoll Under Combatant Command authority Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site (RTS)

Key U.S. national defense asset Second largest employer after RMI Government Engaging on health Promoting locally grown foods over:

Spam Sugar drinks Rice Processed foods Candy

Sports Diplomacy Engaging on Education Supporting USAG-KA

USAG-KA Commander COL Nestor Sadler attends Nitijela opening. Consular and American Citizen Services Embassy Vice Consul reaches out to the American Citizens on Kwajalein

Atoll at USAG-KA to answer questions about Citizenship, adoptions, and travel, as well as reviewing and accepting dozens of passport applications and renewals.

Reaching out with Facebook Other Activities Active Embassy Science Fellow Program Small grants Women run NGOs

Locally grown food chain economics & analysis Smokeless cook stoves Running track Marshall Islands first triathlon College of the Marshall Islands text book acquisition

Other Activities Visiting expert on invasive species and Embassy Science Fellow look at leaf pest. Active Embassy Science Fellow Program Small grants supporting Embassy goals

Visits and Visitors Embassy Majuro hosts nearly 600 official visitors a year. Pacific Partnership 2013

Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting Secretary of the Dept of the Interior Sally Jewel U.S. PACOM Deputy Commander LTG USMC Thomas Conant

LTG USMC Thomas Conant (left) greets Embassy procurement officer and USMC veteran. EAP DAS Dennise Mathieu EAP DAS Mathieu speaks while the Niue Premier, Ambassador Armbruster look on.

USCG RADM Cari Thomas USCG RADM Cari Thomas and Ambassador Armbruster engage USCG Academy Graduate Jefferson Bobo.

U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus USPACOM Navy Command Surgeon RADM Chinn Commander U.S. Space Command

LTG Mann Acting Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller

Other Visitors Jose Salvador Alvarenga Thank You / Komol Tata Thank You / Kommol Tata

Embassy Majuros 2013 Christmas Card

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