January 22, 2018 1:47 pm Last modified: 1:40 pm

Miscellaneous

Veterans Affairs, VING to Host Veterans’ Benefits Information and Claims Clinic Event

The VA invites veterans, service members, their families and survivors to attend the event on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the LTC Lionel A. Jackson Armory on St. Croix.
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VING Bids Farewell to Col. Linda Cills After 32 Years of Military Service

The adjutant general for the Virgin Islands (VING), Brig. Gen. Deborah Y. Howell, will host a retirement ceremony for her chief of staff, Colonel Linda Cills, after completing over 32 years of military service.
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V.I. Guardsman Receives 4-year Minuteman Scholarship to UVI-ROTC

PV2 Donastorg entered the military on June 21, 2016. His unit is the VING HHC 786th Combat Service Support Battalion (CSSB) on St. Thomas, and his military profession is information technology specialist.
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2017 Veterans Day Parades to Honor V.I. Female Veterans

As a part of Annual Veterans Day activities throughout the Virgin Islands this year, the V.I. Office of Veterans Affairs and American Legion District 10 will honor female veterans in the territory.
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More wrecked boats, these at Coral Bay.

NPS Seeking Displaced Vessel Owners of Numerous Hurricane-Damaged Vessels

The National Park Service is working in coordination with the U.S. Coast Guard and FEMA to address damaged vessels that have been displaced due to recent hurricane activity.
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Protections After the Storms: FEMA Shares Important Information for Hurricane Survivors

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and its federal partners continue to support the government of the U.S. Virgin Islands and local community efforts to protect the life and safety of those in areas impacted by hurricanes Irma and Maria.
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VING Celebrates 44th Birthday With Community Service

Brig. Gen. Deborah Y. Howell, adjutant general of the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING), will host a Day of Service and Celebration of VING’s 44th birthday throughout the territory on Thursday, Oct. 19.
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Chief Warrant Officers Association Raises $5,000 for Diana Isidore

Diana Isadore, who joined the Coast Guard in 2006, was the first known woman from St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, to graduate the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn.
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ALERT: National Weather Service Extends Flood Advisory to Oct. 11 Night

Satellite estimates indicate heavy rain from thunderstorms over the islands that will cause minor flooding.
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Two V.I. Executive Chefs to Join VING at Christiansted Point of Distribution

The executive chefs are Chef Scott of The Palms at Pelican Cove and Chef Ron Duprat of the Renaissance Carambola Beach Resort.
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