Marine Corps Base Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks to Marines, sailors and their families at Hangar 105 here Thursday. More than 1,000 spectators gathered to hear BidenÕs address. ÒI wish everyoneÕs wives, sons and daughters were here, because America owes them,Ó Biden said. ÒIn all of history, no generation of families has had to deal with repeated deployments such as you have.Ó After his remarks to the troops, Biden took time after to shake hands and pose for photographs with each person who came forward to meet him. The vice president stopped in Hawaii after a nine-day trip to Asia where he met with key leaders there to discuss bilateral, regional and international issues, according to the White House. During his one-and-a-half day stay here, Biden visited children at the new base Youth Center and played golf at the Klipper Golf Course.
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