OPERATION CHRISTMAS DROP-The crew of a Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Super Hercules navigates its way to the atoll of Kapingamarangi in the Federated States of Micronesia during Operation Christmas Drop last Dec. 13, 2018. Every December U.S. Air Force crews from Yokota Air Base, Japan team up with the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (Koku Jietai) and Royal Australian Air Force to airdrop supplies to the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, FSM, and the Republic of Palau. (U.S. AIR FORCE/SENIOR AIRMAN MATTHEW GILMORE)
ARC DONATION Aqua Resort Club Saipan general manager Kevin Tsurui, third from left, and ARC officials present a $1,000 cash donation to Commonwealth Cancer Association president Bo T. Palacios, third from right, and executive director Juan L. Babauta, second from left, for its programs and services. Others in photo are, from left, F&B manager Neil Metran, Marketing & Public Relations manager Victoria Sorrell, and F&B assistant manager Ann Razon. (Contributed Photo)
TOY DRIVE-Staff of the Maternal Child Health Bureau of the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp. receives their share of the toys collected under the U.S. Marine Corps program Toys for Tots yesterday. (Erwin Encinares)
Pacific Islands Club-Saipan staff welcome guests after the resort re-opened last Friday, nearly two months after closing down due to Super Typhoon Yutu devastation. (Ferdie de la Torre)
Children entertain themselves with beads and coloring books as Frances Sablan keeps an eye on them. (Erwin Encinares)
NEW POLICE OFFICERS-Graduates of the Northern Marianas College and Department of Public Safety cohort for the Police Academy training program shakes hands with some Tinian leaders, including Tinian Sens. Jude Hofschneider (R-Tinian) and Francisco Cruz (R-Tinian), Tinian mayor-elect and incumbent Rep. Edwin Aldan (R-Tinian), and Chief Justice Alexandro Castro, during graduation rites at the Kammer Beach pavilion on Tinian over the weekend. (Contributed Photo)
HELPING HANDS-Music of the Marianas president J.J. Concepcion and his team pose for a photo with children taking shelter with their families at the Kagman Emergency Shelter Facility yesterday morning after handing out relief supplies to each family. (Erwin Encinares)
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