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Col. Shawn Harris Is New VING Director of Joint Staff

The adjutant general for the Virgin Islands, Brig. Gen. Deborah Y. Howell, has announced the selection of her new director of joint staff at the Joint Force Headquarters.

Veterans Affairs Schedule Town Halls on Finding a Physician

This will also serve as a forum to provide information about the latest on health care services, the choice program, compensation and pension benefits and memorial benefits, among other topics.

Guardsmen to Gather for Annual VING Association Conference on St. Croix

V.I. Guardsmen will gather on St. Croix for the annual conference of the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) Association from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30...

VING, Veterans to Host Claims Clinic on St. Croix, March 15

The purpose of the event is to provide VA benefits, information and services that include personal assistance in claims processing and inquiries, burial and memorial benefits and VBA: compensation, pension and appeals.

Diageo USVI Signs Statement of Support for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve

ESGR seeks to foster a culture where all employers support and value the employment and military service of members of the National Guard and Reserve in the United States.

VING Bids Farewell to Col. Linda Cills After 32 Years of Military Service

The adjutant general for the Virgin Islands (VING), Brig. Gen. Deborah Y. Howell, will host a retirement ceremony for her chief of staff, Colonel Linda Cills, after completing over 32 years of military service.

V.I. Guardsman Receives 4-year Minuteman Scholarship to UVI-ROTC

PV2 Donastorg entered the military on June 21, 2016. His unit is the VING HHC 786th Combat Service Support Battalion (CSSB) on St. Thomas, and his military profession is information technology specialist.

2017 Veterans Day Parades to Honor V.I. Female Veterans

As a part of Annual Veterans Day activities throughout the Virgin Islands this year, the V.I. Office of Veterans Affairs and American Legion District 10 will honor female veterans in the territory.

VING Celebrates 44th Birthday With Community Service

Brig. Gen. Deborah Y. Howell, adjutant general of the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING), will host a Day of Service and Celebration of VING’s 44th birthday throughout the territory on Thursday, Oct. 19.

Chief Warrant Officers Association Raises $5,000 for Diana Isidore

Diana Isadore, who joined the Coast Guard in 2006, was the first known woman from St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, to graduate the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn.

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BROWNIE STREET -- was renamed on Friday in honor of legendary broadcaster Irvin "Brownie" Brown. Brown is seen here, surrounded by three of his six children and St. Thomas-St. John District Senator Dwayne DeGraff.
DeGraff sponsored Bill No. 32-0146 to rename General Gade, from Veteran's Drive to Sike Gade, as Irvin "Brownie" Brown Sr. Street. Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed it into law in July.
Gade is the Danish word for street. That's how long General Gade's been around in the Savan neighborhood, one of St. Thomas' oldest communities.
Brownie was born and grew up there, among friends and family. A lot like the folks who showed up at the club house for the Retired Police Organization to celebrate the occasion.
For 50 years, Brown has shared Latin, soca and gospel music over the airwaves at WSTA-AM on weekday afternoons. He has emceed countlesss live Carnival events, parades. He trained under former Senate President Bingley Richardson to become a licensed boat captain. Conducted taxi tours as a businessman.
He was also a drummer for Milo and the Kings and toured the U.S. with the band in his younger days. And Brown served as master of ceremonied for the Annaberg Black History Month Fair on St. John.
De Graff thanked the different groups that worked together to stage the event.
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BROWNIE STREET -- was renamed on Friday in honor of legendary broadcaster Irvin Brownie Brown. Brown is seen here, surrounded by three of his six children and St. Thomas-St. John District Senator Dwayne DeGraff.
DeGraff sponsored Bill No. 32-0146 to rename General Gade, from Veterans Drive to Sike Gade, as Irvin Brownie Brown Sr. Street. Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed it into law in July.
Gade is the Danish word for street. Thats how long General Gades been around in the Savan neighborhood, one of St. Thomas oldest communities.
Brownie was born and grew up there, among friends and family. A lot like the folks who showed up at the club house for the Retired Police Organization to celebrate the occasion.
For 50 years, Brown has shared Latin, soca and gospel music over the airwaves at WSTA-AM on weekday afternoons. He has emceed countlesss live Carnival events, parades. He trained under former Senate President Bingley Richardson to become a licensed boat captain. Conducted taxi tours as a businessman.
He was also a drummer for Milo and the Kings and toured the U.S. with the band in his younger days. And Brown served as master of ceremonied for the Annaberg Black History Month Fair on St. John.
De Graff thanked the different groups that worked together to stage the event.

 

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