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Charter Flight Now Provides Roundtrips to PR for Eligible Veterans

Victorino Concepción, an Army veteran, has become the first participant of the inaugural charter flight that provides air transportation services to eligible veterans who fly to Puerto Rico for services at the VA Caribbean Healthcare System.

VINGA Recognized With 100% Membership Award at Annual Conference

Army and Air National Guard officers from all 50 states, three territories and the District of Columbia gather to network, set their legislative agenda and hear from America’s civilian and military leaders.

VING Welcomes Home Capt. Kai Callwood

On Sept. 11, Capt. Kai Callwood, HHC 786th, returned home after a year of overseas deployment

VA Caribbean Healthcare System Welcomes Governor Bryan

Carlos R. Escobar, executive director of the VA Caribbean Healthcare System, welcomed Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. and staff to the VA Medical Center in San Juan, P.R., to further develop an alliance with the U.S. territories.

U.S. Air Force Civil Engineers Commends VING 285th Civil Engineer Squadron

"The 285th CES teamed up with the 169th FW/CES at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., to accomplish readiness tasks and competency training.
The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley performs sea trials in 2016. The ship, with a top speed of 28 knots and a range of about 3,000 miles, is a part of the Joint Inter-Agency Task Force South. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Eric D. Woodall)

Coast Guard Sets ‘Port Condition WHISKEY’ for Maritime Ports in PR, USVI

Environmental conditions for this tropical wave are expected to gradually become more conducive for development, and the system is expected to reach portions of the Leeward Islands late Saturday or early Sunday.

VA Caribbean Health Services Updates Its Visitation Policy

This change only applies to family visits to patients admitted in the hospital and to the visitors to veterans’ residents at the Community Living Center.

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.