During their first month of deployment in Afghanistan, two Guam soldiers, Spc. Dwayne Flores, 22, and Sgt. Eugene Aguon, were killed by a car bomb. According to statistics from the Washington Post's "Faces of the Fallen," Guam's casualty rates in Iraq and Afghanistan have been 450 percent above the national average.
Fighting for Democracy, But Can't Vote for President*|*Neil Weare
As a btw, Delegates to Congress from Washington, DC and the US territories can serve on committees, preside over committees, vote in committee, write and introduce legislation and have all the staffing, salary and perks of any member or congress. In fact, my sources tell me the delegate to congress from the Virgin Islands, who is also a medical doctor was the key person in the house who got Obamacare fine tuned and passed. However, they are excluded from voting in final votes that pass laws in the full house. And no US senators, which nobody is asking for without statehood.