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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.

VING Is Screening Travelers at Both Airports

Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) personnel are busy screening passengers at both of the territory’s airports.

Todman Becomes VING’s Second Chief Warrant Officer Five

In a small ceremony held Saturday, July 18, at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School, Todman was joined by Adjutant Gen. Kodjo Knox-Limbacker, his wife Julie Todman, family, friends and his former unit, the 631st Engineer Detachment.

Port Authority Implementing New Safety Measures to Combat COVID-19 Spread

Temperature checks at the airports will be performed by the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) at checkpoints on the airport operations access ramp before travelers are allowed entry into the terminal.

WW II Navy Flyer Visits USVI Midshipmen at U.S. Naval Academy

From left to right: MIDN 1/C Kobe Sutton (Educational Complex H.S.), Matthew (Matty) and Gloria Yacovino, Anthony Martin III, Hazel Acosta (Central H.S.), Nicholas...

Medal for Exceptional Public Service Given to Beresford Edwards

An awards ceremony for volunteers who support Guardsmen and Reservist is held at the Mark Center, Alexandria, Va., Nov. 16, 2018. Beresford Edwards is...

St. Thomas Office of Veterans Affairs Moves Back to Original Location

The flag of the United States of America and the Virgin Islands Veterans Affairs flag The Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs (VA) is relocating...