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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) turned 44, on Oct. 19. Noticeably the uniform of the day was white hazmat suits, gloves and surgical masks worn by Guard members who cleaned schools and public facilities on the island of St. Croix that have yet to reopen post-storm. The

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RAKED BARE: A speed limit sign stands tilted and a power line that snapped it half lays on a building, after the passage of Hurricane Irma in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo) CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The last of the late-summer tourists were gone today

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Fresh off a “culture of rape” involving the hazing-style rapes of female members of the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) for decades with impunity in St. Croix and St. Thomas … Government House spokesman Sam Topp on Saturday announced via radio the names of six U.S. Army

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DON’T LOOK AT ME! Gov. Kenneth Mapp seems frightened by the allegations of rape that have been cast on the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) armory at the press conference in Government House today. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Accompanied by local and federal officers of the United States Army National Guard,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp said that he was briefed by officials from the National Guard Bureau on Monday in regard to improvements required within the Virgin Islands’ forces. A team led by General Joseph Lauren Lengyel, a U.S. Air Force officer now serving as the Chief of the

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(FILE PHOTO OF VING PERSONNEL) CHRISTIANSTED – Another top-ranking Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) officer has been sentenced to prison time for stealing thousands of dollars in government money. On July 13, 2017, VING Lt. Col. Kenneth Alleyne, of St. Croix, was sentenced to 18 months in prison and one

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SMILING ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK: Accused thief Aesha Rivers says on social media that she is retired from the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) and is currently working as the “Emergency Planning Coordinator” for the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA). CHRISTIANSTED – A former Virgin Islands

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CHAOS CENTRAL: ROCK CITY: The Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) was shown in satellite imagery to be using U.S. military-supplied vehicles on St. Croix to loot businesses following Hurricane Hugo in 1989. Its Adjutant General was fired by the Department of Defense (DOD) for not properly prepositioning his troops prior

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GOV. MAPP: “The freeness is just beginning … for me, that is!” Kenneth Mapp famously said “The freeness is over,” before Hurricane Marilyn struck during the Schneider-Mapp adminstration. As Republicans, the pair campaigned on a message that if the territory suffered a catastrophic loss … proud Virgin Islanders would not

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BLACK OPS IN JUDITH’S FANCY: A black military-style helicopter that was used in the drug interdiction mission. CHRISTIANSTED — Two military-style “black ops” helicopters were used on a successful nighttime drug interdiction operation by the federal government in Judith’s Fancy on January 30, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned.

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