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Two VING Guardsmen Graduate From the Sergeants Major Academy

The Academy prepares master sergeants and sergeants majors to elevate from a tactical level of thinking to an operational and strategic perspective.
Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Oliver Tejada, from Saint Croix, places a stanchion for a jet blast deflector on the flight deck of USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) on June 9 in the Ionian Sea.

Photo Focus: At Work on the Ionian Sea

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Oliver Tejada of Saint Croix is currently deployed with the U.S. Navy in the Mediterranean aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman.

Our Community Salutes USVI Holds Recognition Ceremony for H.S. Military Enlistees

The Our Community Salutes - U.S. Virgin Islands, a non-profit corporation, was incorporated on March 22, 2022. It was founded in 2009 to recognize and honor high school seniors (and their parents/guardians) who plan to enlist in the United States Armed Forces.

USVI to Celebrate Women Veterans and V.I.’s Eldest Veteran at June 10th Ceremony

This day will consist of a proclamation signing ceremony hosted by Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. and Lt. Gov. Tregenza Roach Esq. at Government House on St. Croix. Government House will celebrate Abraham Hewitt Sr., who is the eldest veteran in the territory and will be celebrating 100 years of life on his next birthday.

V.I. National Guard Welcomes Newest Aviation Officer

V.I. National Guard Capt. Elvor J. Narciss received his Army aviation wings after graduating from flight school at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum at Fort Rucker, Alabama, on May 5, 2022.

Servicemembers Receive Operation Gratitude Packages for Their COVID-19 Work

Facilitated through the Virgin Islands National Guard State Family Programs Office, this initiative, which resulted in over 100 V.I. servicemembers receiving care packages, began in January 2022.

Patrick Farrell to Return as Director of Office of Veterans Affairs

Director Farrell will resume his duties at the Office of Veterans Affairs beginning Monday, Feb. 28.

Operation Gratitude, First Lady, Second Gentleman and Governors’ Spouses Support National Guard Troops

Joining Forces is a White House initiative under the leadership of the First Lady to support those who also serve: military and veteran families, caregivers and survivors.

After 4 Years, VING Servicemembers Receive Corrected Active Duty Pay for Hurricane Relief Work

Four years after the devastation of two category five hurricanes, many members of the Virgin Islands National Guard finally received corrected rate payments on Jan. 7.
Members of the American Legion march

Governor Issues Proclamation Commemorating Veterans Day in USVI

The annual national holiday is celebrated in remembrance of the many brave men and women who have offered their service and risked their lives in defense of the United State of America and its freedoms.