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Veterans Affairs Initiates New Way to Keep Vets Informed

“We project that this platform will be the missing link as it relates to our veterans being notified without missing a beat. We encourage our veterans to access this platform as soon as possible,” said Director Patrick Farrell.

Update 2: Coast Guard Monitors Final Stage of Oil Recovery Operations for 3 Abandoned...

Since oil recovery operations began Nov. 17, the National Response Corp. on St. Croix, which is the oil spill removal organization hired for the project, deployed specialized dive teams to complete assessments.

Command Sgt. Maj. Levi Maynard Retires After 35 Years

The division hosted a retirement ceremony for Maynard Nov. 17 in the headquarters. A livestream of the event is available
Members of the V.I. National Guard parade through Christiansted.

Governor Thanks Veterans for Their Service to Uphold Democracy and Freedom

In a statement to veterans, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. said, "... I am grateful and honored for the sacrifices our veterans have made, and continue to make. "

National Guard Association Gives Meritorious Service Award to CW4 Randolph

Randolph was recognized for her outstanding contributions to the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) while serving as the VING Association's membership committee chair.

Watch: V.I. National Guard Army Band Performs the Virgin Islands March

The Virgin Islands National Guard 73rd Army Band presents their rendition of the Virgin Islands March on Aug. 18, 2020.

VINGA Awards $1,000 Scholarship CHS Student

The Virgin Islands National Guard Association (VINGA) presented a $1,000 scholarship award to Trey Francis in July at Estate Bethlehem, St. Croix.

V.I. Welcomes Back 661st Military Police Detachment From Deployment

The unit spent approximately nine and a half months on a mission to support Operation Spartan Shield (Enduring Freedom). Their mission was at Camp As Sayliyah in Qatar.

U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Jason Abrahim Retires After 24 Years

He has served in numerous overseas locations including Germany (4x), Iraq (3x) and Haiti.

VING’s 631st Engineer Utilities Repairs Local Schools During Annual Training

The unit was scheduled to attend a 21-day overseas deployment training in Hohenfels, Germany, which has been postponed due to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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