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Celebrating our Toa o Samoa around the world

Pago Pago, AMERICA SAMOA — American Samoa yields the highest rate of military enlistment of any state or territory.  The territory is home to 6 Army Reserve detachments, according to information provided by the Army Reserve. Here are some of the men and women from American Samoa currently serving in a branch of the military.

American Samoa native, Martin Seko (third from left-back row) of Nu’uuli and 2022 graduate of Tafuna High School is pictured with family members, at the U.S Army Basic Combat Training graduation ceremony yesterday, May 11, for the 1st Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. He is the son of Amy Seko — a military retiree — and Frank Seko, who is active duty.  [photo: courtesy]

The flags of Tonga, American Samoa and Manu’a showcased by nine-military cadets from the territory and those with Tonga ancestry at the U.S Army Basic Combat Training graduation ceremony May 11, for the 1st Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.  [photo: courtesy]