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