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    Andersen AFB economic impact reaches $197.2 million in 2020

    Andersen AFB economic impact reaches $197.2 million in 2020

    Photo By 94th Airlift Wing | In 2020, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, had a $197.2 million economic impact on...... read more read more

    ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, GUAM

    07.21.2021

    Story by Senior Airman Aubree Owens 

    36th Wing Public Affairs

    In 2020, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, had a $197.2 million economic impact on Guam’s economy, according to the base’s economic analysis released January 2021.

    The report showed 6,169 total personnel within Andersen AFB, including 2,443 appropriated fund military, meaning active duty Air Force, Navy, Reserve and National Guard, 550 rotational members deployed to Guam, 2,529 active duty dependents and 647 appropriated funds civilian personnel.

    It indicated an annual federal payroll of $166.1 million amongst all personnel. Additionally, it showed Andersen AFB created approximately $38.8 million in jobs.

    “We put money into positions and by doing so, it impacts the community by generating jobs and stimulating the community,” said U.S. Air Force Staff. Sgt. Leon Yang, 36th Comptroller Squadron budget analyst. “Each position we hire, to include military positions have dollar amounts posted to them.”

    The annual report is intended to provide information about the economic impact of Andersen AFB on the surrounding community.

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    Date Taken: 07.21.2021
    Date Posted: 07.20.2021 23:59
    Story ID: 401341
    Location: ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, GU 

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