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Coast Guard Promotes Biann Creque to Lieutenant Commander

U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Biann Creque, a 1999 graduate of Charlotte Amalie High School, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, was promoted to the rank of lieutenant commander (Lt. Cmdr.) at the U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, Washington, D.C.
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St. Croix Native Serves on a ‘City at Sea’ Aboard Navy’s USS Makin Island

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Ricky James Jr. Takes Part in National Youth Leadership Forum: Medicine

This summer, Ricky James Jr. from St. Thomas is joining outstanding high school students from across the nation to take part in a unique academic and career-oriented development experience.

Governor Appoints New Member to UVI’s Board of Trustees

Gov. Kenneth Mapp has appointed John A. Quelch, Ph.D., to fill the vacant position on the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Board of Trustees.

V.I. Board of Education Chooses New Executive Director

The Virgin Islands Board of Education (VIBE) has selected Monique Matthias as its new executive director.

Coast Guard Promotes Claricia Gautier to Chief Warrant Officer

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WAPA Names Gottlieb and Leonce to Senior Staff

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USVIEDA Names Kamal I. Latham New CEO

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Lynton Scotland Makes List of 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America

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Erwin Raphael Makes List of 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America

Erwin Raphael is a member of the Executive Leadership Council (ELC), which comprises many of the top corporate black executives in the world. The ELC is the pre-eminent member organization for the development of global black leaders.

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BROWNIE STREET -- was renamed on Friday in honor of legendary broadcaster Irvin "Brownie" Brown. Brown is seen here, surrounded by three of his six children and St. Thomas-St. John District Senator Dwayne DeGraff.
DeGraff sponsored Bill No. 32-0146 to rename General Gade, from Veteran's Drive to Sike Gade, as Irvin "Brownie" Brown Sr. Street. Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed it into law in July.
Gade is the Danish word for street. That's how long General Gade's been around in the Savan neighborhood, one of St. Thomas' oldest communities.
Brownie was born and grew up there, among friends and family. A lot like the folks who showed up at the club house for the Retired Police Organization to celebrate the occasion.
For 50 years, Brown has shared Latin, soca and gospel music over the airwaves at WSTA-AM on weekday afternoons. He has emceed countlesss live Carnival events, parades. He trained under former Senate President Bingley Richardson to become a licensed boat captain. Conducted taxi tours as a businessman.
He was also a drummer for Milo and the Kings and toured the U.S. with the band in his younger days. And Brown served as master of ceremonied for the Annaberg Black History Month Fair on St. John.
De Graff thanked the different groups that worked together to stage the event.
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BROWNIE STREET -- was renamed on Friday in honor of legendary broadcaster Irvin Brownie Brown. Brown is seen here, surrounded by three of his six children and St. Thomas-St. John District Senator Dwayne DeGraff.
DeGraff sponsored Bill No. 32-0146 to rename General Gade, from Veterans Drive to Sike Gade, as Irvin Brownie Brown Sr. Street. Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed it into law in July.
Gade is the Danish word for street. Thats how long General Gades been around in the Savan neighborhood, one of St. Thomas oldest communities.
Brownie was born and grew up there, among friends and family. A lot like the folks who showed up at the club house for the Retired Police Organization to celebrate the occasion.
For 50 years, Brown has shared Latin, soca and gospel music over the airwaves at WSTA-AM on weekday afternoons. He has emceed countlesss live Carnival events, parades. He trained under former Senate President Bingley Richardson to become a licensed boat captain. Conducted taxi tours as a businessman.
He was also a drummer for Milo and the Kings and toured the U.S. with the band in his younger days. And Brown served as master of ceremonied for the Annaberg Black History Month Fair on St. John.
De Graff thanked the different groups that worked together to stage the event.

 

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