October 22, 2017 2:56 pm Last modified: 10:35 am

Miscellaneous

Joint Chiefs of Staff Outstanding Public Service Award Given to Dr. Mark McGibbon

Gov. Kenneth Mapp presented V.I. Generation Network (viNGN) President and CEO Dr. Mark McGibbon with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Outstanding Public Service Award.
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VING Workshop Ceremony to Recognize Top Volunteers

The State Family Program Office (SFPO) of the Virgin Islands National Guard will host its annual volunteer workshop and recognition ceremony on St. Croix,
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JFL Implements Veterans Honor Program

The executive management and staff of Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center (JFL) announced the implementation of the first phase of Code Red White and Blue.
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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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