"We are improving our readiness not only in the air, but as a logistical support team", Col. R. Scott Jobe, the 35th Fighter Wing commander, said in a statement.
"[It's] pretty automatic that if there are any threats, especially for those who are in affected areas, they have contingency plans for those things", he said.
Aside from this contingency plan, de Borja said his consulate office is working closely with the Philippine community in Guam, and he does not want to issue any statement that was not synchronized with Guam.
Guam, with an area of only 544 square kilometers, hosts a military presence of almost 7,000 military personnel and it is expected to house thousands more in the near future, as the United States moves military assets and personnel now housed on the Japanese island of Okinawa.
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A local mother whose son is serving in the armed forces in Guam is reacting to a recent threat from North Korea.
De Borja said a security umbrella is in place "to intercept any ballistic missile that will be fired against Guam". "Our best diplomats, strategists, negotiators, and problem solvers must be at or near the table of the National Security Council".
The United States has maintained a regular bomber presence in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region since 2004. But residents are increasingly anxious over Washington's escalating war of words with North Korea. An attack or threat to Guam is a threat or attack on the United States.