July 25, 2017 8:41 pm Last modified: 3:04 pm

Miscellaneous

Danish Police Officers Visit V.I. for Centennial Experience

Both Danish chapters were invited to attend the official Transfer Day reenactment. The Vordingborg Group will be on St. Thomas and the Aarhus group will be on St. Croix for the reenactments.
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V.I Guardsmen to Receive Free Haircuts March 5 During Military Saves Week

Across the nation, military installations and service members are receiving information and advice on financial matters. Military Saves Week is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior, while individuals assess their own saving status.
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Government Gives an Overview of Medicare Since Affordable Care Act Began

Medicare beneficiaries in the U.S. Virgin Islands have saved $6,487,508 on prescription drugs since 2010. Also, 11,152 Medicare beneficiaries in the U.S. Virgin Islands utilized free preventive services in 2016.
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VING Bids Farewell to CSM English-Edwards After 40 Years of Military Service

Adjutant General for the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) Brigadier General (VI) Deborah Y. Howell will host a retirement ceremony for her State Command Sgt. Maj. Delores English-Edwards after 40 years of military service. The event will take place at 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 13.
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V.I. Graduate Returns to Share Naval Academy Experience

Virgin Islanders will learn about career opportunities in the United States Naval Academy (USNA) during Thanksgiving week across the territory. A former public school success, Midshipman Kobe A. Sutton, will share his military academy experience at forums and informal meetings with st
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JFL Holds World Prematurity Day Purple Parade and Family Reunion

Former graduates of the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center’s (JFL) Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), their families, supporters and JFL staffers paraded from Wendy’s to the hospital Sunday to mark the start of Prematurity Awareness week.
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Governor Opens V.I./P.R. Friendship Village

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp welcomed one and all to the opening of the Virgin-Islands/Puerto Rico Friendship Village on Friday, Oct. 7. The village festivities continue to build on the Hispanic Heritage Month theme, “The New Generation Continuing the Tradition.”
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ESGR Committee to Thank Service Members at U.S.V.I. Airports

In celebration of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Week, which is Aug. 21-27, the Virgin Islands ESGR Committee has scheduled two ceremonies at the both airports to recognize, celebrate and thank all service members and veterans who live in or enter the territory.
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VING Unit Is Conducting Annual Training at Various Sites

Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) units are conducting annual training at various sites across the territory from July through September.
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VING Bids Farewell to Master Sgt. Blyden After 39 Years of Military Service

Brig. Gen. Deborah Y. Howell, adjutant general for VING, will host a retirement ceremony for Master Sgt. Delano L. Blyden after 39 years of military service. The event will take place at 3 p.m., Sunday, July 17, at the Sergeant First Class Leonard B. Francis Readiness Center.
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