The Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs (VA) will officially reopen in the Eryle Alric Rohlsen Veterans Affairs Building in Estate Richmond.
The government-led functional exercise is a part of the National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program required under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990.
The VI National Guard is making it easier to book COVID-19 vaccination appointments online for persons who want to be vaccinated.
Members of the Virgin Islands National Guard were both excited to support the Presidential Inauguration and to be welcomed by Virgin Islanders on the mainland.
The VA Caribbean Healthcare System will be offering COVID-19 vaccinations to groups of veterans. St. Croix veterans will have the first opportunity on Jan. 27 and Jan. 28. Coordination is currently being finalized for the St. Thomas-St. John District and will be published once completed.
“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.
The division hosted a retirement ceremony for Maynard Nov. 17 in the headquarters. A livestream of the event is available
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. "
Randolph was recognized for her outstanding contributions to the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) while serving as the VING Association's membership committee chair.
The Virgin Islands National Guard 73rd Army Band presents their rendition of the Virgin Islands March on Aug. 18, 2020.