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Coast Guard, Government Agencies Conduct Oil Spill Response Exercise at Limetree Bay Refinery

The government-led functional exercise is a part of the National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program required under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990.

VING Supports Community With One Click COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling Gateway

The VI National Guard is making it easier to book COVID-19 vaccination appointments online for persons who want to be vaccinated.

VIADC Distributes Taste of Home Treat Bags to 130 VING Troops in Washington D.C.

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.

VA Offering Veterans Opportunity for COVID-19 Vaccination

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.

Veterans Affairs Initiates New Way to Keep Vets Informed

“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.

Command Sgt. Maj. Levi Maynard Retires After 35 Years

The division hosted a retirement ceremony for Maynard Nov. 17 in the headquarters. A livestream of the event is available
Members of the V.I. National Guard parade through Christiansted.

Governor Thanks Veterans for Their Service to Uphold Democracy and Freedom

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. "

National Guard Association Gives Meritorious Service Award to CW4 Randolph

Randolph was recognized for her outstanding contributions to the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) while serving as the VING Association's membership committee chair.

Watch: V.I. National Guard Army Band Performs the Virgin Islands March

The Virgin Islands National Guard 73rd Army Band presents their rendition of the Virgin Islands March on Aug. 18, 2020.

Start or Grow a Veteran-Owned Small Business With Online Course

Step one is the “Introduction to Entrepreneurship” course eligible to veterans of all eras, service members (including members of the National Guard and Reserve) and their spouses.