(VINGA) presented a $1,000 scholarship award to McKayla Collins on July 15, at a ceremony held in a conference room named after the late David C. Canegata III.
In July, soldiers from the Alpha Company of the 249th Engineer Battalion of the U.S Army Corps of Engineers spent a week in the USVI honing their power assessment skills as part of a training mission.
Elliot was nominated for the award by V.I. National Guard Staff Sgt. Rayanna Rawlins because of Elliot’s tireless efforts in exposing students to alternative career paths through the military.
Frederiksted Health Care was one of 143 selected from 2,623 nominations submitted by guardsmen and reservist nationwide to be selected as a semi-finalist.
The rank is the equivalent of a two-star general and is a local designation. It will become a federal designation following approval by the U.S. Senate.
Submarine Group Seven (CSG 7) welcomes Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands native Electronics Technician 1st Class Princeabendego McDonald to Yokosuka, Japan.
The 2021 program will begin on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 15, and end on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 6.
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center honored Virgin Islands National Guard Chief Warrant Officer 4 Mervin Mills with the 2020 Visionary Voice Award, April 30.
Vaccines are being given regardless of age, income or VA medical eligibility. No appointment is necessary.
The Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs (VA) will officially reopen in the Eryle Alric Rohlsen Veterans Affairs Building in Estate Richmond.
The government-led functional exercise is a part of the National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program required under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990.
The VI National Guard is making it easier to book COVID-19 vaccination appointments online for persons who want to be vaccinated.
Members of the Virgin Islands National Guard were both excited to support the Presidential Inauguration and to be welcomed by Virgin Islanders on the mainland.
The VA Caribbean Healthcare System will be offering COVID-19 vaccinations to groups of veterans. St. Croix veterans will have the first opportunity on Jan. 27 and Jan. 28. Coordination is currently being finalized for the St. Thomas-St. John District and will be published once completed.
“We project that this platform will be the missing link as it relates to our veterans being notified without missing a beat. We encourage our veterans to access this platform as soon as possible,” said Director Patrick Farrell.
The division hosted a retirement ceremony for Maynard Nov. 17 in the headquarters. A livestream of the event is available
In a statement to veterans, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. said, "... I am grateful and honored for the sacrifices our veterans have made, and continue to make. "
On Nov. 8 and Nov. 11, the Virgin Islands will join the nation in honoring the “service” of former members of the military across the nation as a part of Veterans Day celebrations.
Randolph was recognized for her outstanding contributions to the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) while serving as the VING Association's membership committee chair.