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Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, HTA Partnered to Bring Holiday Gifts to Children

The organizations have worked together to purchase $15,000 in toys from Kmart for 905 children living in 10 housing communities on St. Croix, and $15,000 in toys from Kmart for 889 children living in eight housing communities on St. Thomas.

Annual Veterans Taxi Medallion Auctions Scheduled on All Three Islands

Applications are to be picked up at the Taxicab Commission’s Office in either district during regular working hours between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., Mondays through Fridays. They must then be taken to the V.I. Office of Veterans Affairs.

V.I. Participates in Federal Law Enforcement Training on Prescription Drugs, Fentanyl

Over 40 law enforcement officers from 12 different local and federal law enforcement agencies participated in the training. Instructors from the Caribbean Region DEA Tactical Diversion Squad highlighted the problems with diversion of prescription drugs and the hazards of Fentanyl abuse.

National Guard Promotes St. Thomas Native to Lieutenant Colonel

The Virgin Islands National Guard promoted St. Thomas native Maj. Sekou O. Richardson from the rank of major to lieutenant colonel in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 12

USVI Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Names Stanley S. Jones New Chair

The Virgin Islands Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) has announced the selection of Stanley S. Jones, a native of St. Thomas and a resident of St. Croix, as the new ESGR chair for the U.S. Virgin Islands.

VA Notifies Patients of Incorrect Mailings of Medications, Letters

If an individual received medication(s), correspondence or items addressed to another individual from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs between Sept. 11 and Oct. 15, they are urged to immediately contact the Customer Call Center.

VA Caribbean Healthcare System and U.S.V.I. VA Expand Alternatives for Veterans

The VA Caribbean Healthcare System (VACHS) and the USVI Office of Veterans Affairs have announced the inclusion of AeroMD in the authorized list of air ambulance providers of the VACHS.

Bohlke International Airways Signs Statement of Support for U.S. National Guard and Reserve

The proclamation was signed today in honor of the first National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) week Aug. 19-25, which President Trump officially declared on Monday.

Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation Thanks V.I. Vets for Their Service

Hannah Y. Kim, ambassador of the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation and former chief of staff to Congressman Charles Rangel (D-NY), visited St. Thomas...

ESGR Celebrates Guard and Reserve Supportive Employers and Volunteers

This year, the ESGR Committee presented 12 awards to individuals and public and private businesses who touched the lives of guardsmen or assisted in the advancement of ESGR’s mission.

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