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V.I. National Guard Association’s 2021 Scholarship Recipient Is McKayla Collins

(VINGA) presented a $1,000 scholarship award to McKayla Collins on July 15, at a ceremony held in a conference room named after the late David C. Canegata III.

U.S.V.I. Hosts U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Training Mission

In July, soldiers from the Alpha Company of the 249th Engineer Battalion of the U.S Army Corps of Engineers spent a week in the USVI honing their power assessment skills as part of a training mission.

Central H.S. Guidance Counselor Receives Gen. Colin L. Powell Service Award

Elliot was nominated for the award by V.I. National Guard Staff Sgt. Rayanna Rawlins because of Elliot’s tireless efforts in exposing students to alternative career paths through the military.

Employer Support of Guard and Reserve Gives Special Recognition to FHC

Frederiksted Health Care was one of 143 selected from 2,623 nominations submitted by guardsmen and reservist nationwide to be selected as a semi-finalist.

Governor Promotes Adjutant General Kodjo S. Knox-Limbacker to Major General

The rank is the equivalent of a two-star general and is a local designation. It will become a federal designation following approval by the U.S. Senate.

U.S. Navy Sends Photo of Virgin Islander in Japan

Submarine Group Seven (CSG 7) welcomes Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands native Electronics Technician 1st Class Princeabendego McDonald to Yokosuka, Japan.

V.I. Children’s Museum Offers Free Admission to Military Families

The 2021 program will begin on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 15, and end on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 6.

VING CWO 4 Mervin Mills Honored With 2020 Visionary Voice Award

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center honored Virgin Islands National Guard Chief Warrant Officer 4 Mervin Mills with the 2020 Visionary Voice Award, April 30.
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VA Offering COVID-19 Vaccinations for Veterans, Their Spouses, Widows, Caregivers

Vaccines are being given regardless of age, income or VA medical eligibility. No appointment is necessary.

St. Croix Office of Veterans Affairs to Officially Reopen

The Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs (VA) will officially reopen in the Eryle Alric Rohlsen Veterans Affairs Building in Estate Richmond.