Senator Stedmann Hodge Jr. recently sent correspondence to Colonel Kodjo Knox-Limbacker, adjutant general for the V.I. National Guard, pertaining to Virgin Islands National Guard servicemembers.
The protocols will provide additional measures to prevent further exposure and infections among the population. They consist of screening criteria established to identify passengers who could possibly be infected with the coronavirus.
The VA will limit operations territorywide to essential functions only from Monday, March 23, until Monday, April 6.
During the operation, over 15 cargo ferries and passenger ferries were screened, and more than 1,000 passengers went through check points established at the Saint John and Saint Thomas ferry terminals with the assistance of the Transportation Security Administration.
The workshop was comprised of members from the VING, other military branches, local government and organizations essential to providing local support to the territory.
Commander Caroline Fawkes called out comrades of the Bromley Berkley Post 133 in Frederiksted to the “Muster, Recruitment and Year-end Celebration.”
Members of the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) competed in this year’s Central and Eastern Region Biathlon competition at Camp Ripley, Little Falls, Minn., on Jan. 16-17.
The USVI Hotel and Tourism Association and St. Croix Hotel and Tourism Association along with the Puerto Rico branch of the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation distributed toys to nearly 2,500 children.
Lt. Col. Glenda Mathurin-Lee is the first local Virgin Islander to earn the rank of colonel in the Virgin Islands Air National Guard.
The Virgin Islands National Guard held its annual family meals on St. Thomas and St. Croix, Dec. 7 and Dec. 8, respectively.