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Veterans Affairs, BMV Offering Veterans a Discount Program Initiative

The main purpose of the program is to recognize veterans for sacrificing their time to ensure that we all can live with the freedoms we have today and for the foreseeable future.

Taxi Medallion Auction for Veterans Scheduled for December on All Three Islands

Applications must be taken to the Office of Veterans Affairs for verification of eligibility as a U.S. Virgin Islands veteran on the island for which the bid is scheduled

104th Special Troop Battalion’s Holiday Meal – St. Croix

LTC Jamie Cornelius and CSM Selwyn Gumbs cordially invite the Virgin Islands National Guard to A Holiday Meal.

V.I. National Guard Thanks Those Who Attended Its 50th Anniversary Events

The fun is not over yet! Join VING for its 6K Glow Run, Walk or Bike event on St. Croix at 5 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 29.

Veterans’ Disabled License Plates Available Beginning October 16

The purpose of veterans’ license plates bearing the disabled emblem, “disabled veteran” means a person who has been designated as such by federal law, as evidenced by the presentation of a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Benefit Summary Letter

VING’s Service of Worship and Celebration Begins October Events for 50th Anniversary

The Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) invites the community to join it in “Worship and Celebration” at the City of Refuge Worship Center on St. Croix, Oct. 1.

Virgin Islands National Guard to Host Open Bike Race on Sunday, July 30

The race will be hosted by the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) and will be held in front of their headquarters in Estate Bethlehem, St Croix.

VI National Guard Invites Community to Join It in Celebrating the 50 Years Anniversary

The VI Army National Guard will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Oct. 19. Leading up to the big day, the members of the National Guard aim to provide fun experiences for military families, retirees and the community to enjoy.

Federal Agencies and U.S. Army Gather in San Antonio for Hurricane Rehearsal

While hurricane seasons are unpredictable, U.S. Army North trains to maintain its proficiency and readiness to support our civilian federal agencies and Americans for the upcoming hurricane season. On May 24, more than 150 military and civilian partners joined U.S. Army North in person and virtually, for a hurricane rehearsal...

Virgin Islands Army National Guard to Celebrate 50 Years

Nearly 50 years ago, the VI Army National Guard was created through an act of Congress sponsored by Ron de Lugo, who was the territory's first delegate to Congress.

Plaskett Meets with Coast Guard Commandant in Washington D.C.

Congresswoman Plaskett met with Admiral Linda Fagan, commandant of the United States Coast Guard, to discuss the Coast Guard Boat Forces Detachment (BFD) at St. Croix and the broader Coast Guard presence in the Virgin Islands.

Felicia Neale Is First Woman, First African American President of Association of Civilian Technicians

Neale also holds the position of visual information manager for the Virgin Islands National Guard, while simultaneously leading the local Association of Civilian Technicians chapter since 2017.

VA Is Working on Providing Additional Burial Space for Vets

“We have satisfied all requirements placed on us to receive funding for our very first VA State Cemetery, which will be on St. Croix. It’s just a matter of waiting now to reach the top of the distribution list for [federal] funding; ..."

Farrell Unanimously Elected as District VP of National Veterans Organization

“As always, I am prepared to continue serving for the benefit of our veterans. I am especially happy because it will mean more representation for veterans of the Virgin Islands on a national level."

Hurricane Hunters from Mississippi Return to Queen Louise Home Bearing Toys

Queen Louise Home has received support and resources from this wonderful group for over 12 years.

Veterans Day Ceremonies Nov. 11 to Honor Three Vets

On Nov. 11, the U.S. Virgin Islands will host Veterans Day ceremonies following this year’s theme, “Honor.”

Office of Veterans Affairs to Subsidize Travel for VA Medical Appointments

In the case of the Virgin Islands, there is an outpatient clinic on St. Thomas and one on St. Croix; however, the closest VA Medical Center is on Puerto Rico.

V.I. Army National Guard to Host Back to School Run on St. Thomas

The Virgin Islands Army National Guard Recruiting will host a “Back to School 2 Mile Run” on Sept. 10 at the Fort Christian parking lot on St. Thomas.

VING State Family Programs Presents Community Purple Award to La Reine Chicken Shack

The National Guard Award Program is designed to promote superior performance amongst all volunteers throughout the National Guard and recognize outstanding contributions made by statutory volunteers and organizations.

Virgin Islander Keo L. Brown Excels in the U.S. Coast Guard

Todd D. Vance, the cutter’s Commanding Officer, recognized Petty Officer Brown for his accomplishments last month when the vessel was docked in the port of Charleston, South Carolina.



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