VING’s 661st MP Company Deploying to Middle East

A Yellow Ribbon Ceremony for the Virgin Islands National Guard’s 661st Military Police Detachment

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. wished the men and women of the Virgin Islands National Guard’s 661st Military Police Detachment a safe journey as they headed to the Middle East for a 12-month deployment.

A Yellow Ribbon Ceremony took place on St. Thomas on Monday, and troops on St. Croix will have a “Yellow Ribbon Ceremony” at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at the Joint Force Headquarters in Estate Bethlehem.

VING’s 661st Military Police Detachment is deploying to the Middle East

“As Commander in Chief, I ask only one thing – that you continue to do your duty with pride and make this territory proud,” Bryan said in a message to the soldiers headed out.

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