The Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs (VA) invites the territory’s veterans to an afternoon of fun in their respective districts as a part of its 2nd annual Virgin Islands Veterans Appreciation Day.
Lt. Col. Beresford Edwards recently attended the 141st National Guard Association of the United States Conference held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver where he received the award on Sunday, Sept. 1.
Camp trainers and facilitators are provided by the Virgin Islands Police Department and the Virgin Islands National Guard.
Four students were the recent recipients of the Lieutenant Colonel David C. Canegata III Scholarship offered through the V.I. National Guard Association to students enrolled in the Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps program at local high schools.
The Virgin Islands National Guard Association Inc. is a non-profit corporation. The purpose of the association is to promote the growth and development of the Virgin Islands National Guard, foster friendship and corporation among officers of the Virgin Islands National Guard and provide services for its members and dependents.
At the event the committee presented awards to individuals, organizations and businesses who touched the lives of guardsmen or assisted in the advancement of Virgin Islands Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve's (VI ESGR) mission.
Stanley S. Jones, state chair of the Virgin Islands Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve presented the Patriot Award to employer Dr. Dale Manuel of Smiles St. Croix Dental Studio at its annual dinner.
Both meetings will be accessible via Skype webinar and/or conference call.
Wisehart will be sworn in as a member of the Class of 2023 on July 1. The Coast Guard Academy’s Corps of Cadets represents the nation’s best and brightest students, ready to serve and lead their country.
In order to receive a license plate, the veteran must be a registered veteran within the Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs. If a person is not registered with the V.I. Office of Veterans Affairs, you must bring a DD214 showing proof of veteran status to the office.