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Hodge Contacts Adjutant General on Law Protecting VING Members From Civil Actions

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.

VING to Support Screening Protocols at Henry E. Rohlsen Airport

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.

Office of Veterans Affairs Closes Temporarily

The VA will limit operations territorywide to essential functions only from Monday, March 23, until Monday, April 6.

Coast Guard and Feds Conduct Multiagency Operation at USVI Ferry Terminals

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.

V.I. National Guard Holds Annual All-Hazards Workshop

The workshop was comprised of members from the VING, other military branches, local government and organizations essential to providing local support to the territory.
Members of the American Legion march

Legion Recognizes Charter Members of Post 133 in Frederiksted

Commander Caroline Fawkes called out comrades of the Bromley Berkley Post 133 in Frederiksted to the “Muster, Recruitment and Year-end Celebration.”

VING Members Represent at 2020 Biathlon in Minnesota

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.

Marine Toys for Tots and HTA Distribute Over $79,000 in Toys to Local Children

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.

VING to Promote Air Guard Officer Mathurin-Lee to Colonel

Lt. Col. Glenda Mathurin-Lee is the first local Virgin Islander to earn the rank of colonel in the Virgin Islands Air National Guard.

VING Holds a Day of Fellowship and Celebration

The Virgin Islands National Guard held its annual family meals on St. Thomas and St. Croix, Dec. 7 and Dec. 8, respectively.

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