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Virgin Islands National Guard (VING)

Service Members Receive Care Packages For COVID-19 Support
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Virgin Islands National Guard serving on COVID-19 orders were among the 50 States and territories to receive Operation Gratitude care packages as part of a campaign to show appreciation to the men and women serving on COVID-19 orders for their continued steadfast commitment to

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High-Ranking VING Officer Charged With Drunk Driving On Melvin H. Evans Highway
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KINGSHILL — A high-ranking officer in the Virgin Islands National Guard was cited for drunk driving in St. Croix on Sunday evening. David McCoy Ginn, a lieutenant colonel in the VING was arrested at 6:30 p.m. Sunday and charged with negligent driving and driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor,

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4 Years After Hurricane Maria Duty, VING Members Get 'Corrected-Payment' Checks
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KINGSHILL — Governor Albert Bryan joined Adjutant General Kodjoe Know-Limbacker and the leadership at the Virgin Islands National Guard this week to present members of the National Guard with checks for past due pay for work in the days following the 2017 hurricanes. During the short meeting with the guard

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VING Water Specialist On St. Thomas Charged In Brutal Beating Of Girlfriend
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Virgin Islands National Guard water purification specialist has been charged with beating his girlfriend after a dispute, authorities said Kimanie B. King, Sr., 25, of Estate Lerkenlund, was arrested at 1:01 p.m. Wednesday and charged with simple assault and battery-domestic violence and disturbance of the peace, the

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Second Civilian Charged With Murder In Revenge Killing Of VING Soldier In Carlton
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FREDERIKSTED — Police arrested a second person in connection with the March 2 revenge killing of a National Guard mechanic ambush-style in his own Carlton home, authorities said. Sharif Matthew, 23, of Morningstar, was arrested at 1:49 p.m. Friday and charged with first-degree murder, first-degree assault, unauthorized possession of a

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DUTY CALL WAITING: VING Soldiers Only Get Vaccinated When Forced To By DoD
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – With the assistance and coordination from the Virgin Islands Department of Health, service members were able to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the Community Vaccination Centers, September 11, 2021. The rise of the Delta variant, and the speed at which it transmits among

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WELCOME HOME! Friends, Family Greet VING Captain As He Returns From Service
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Capt. Kai Callwood, HHC 786th, returned home after a year of deployment on September 11, 2021.  Friends, family, loved ones and fellow service members were there to welcome home the returning service member, Capt. Callwood. “Family and comradery is big on any deployment and I appreciated everyone

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V.I. National Guard Association Announces  2021 Scholarship Award Winner
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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands National Guard Association presented a $1,000 scholarship award to McKayla Collins recently. The ceremony was held in a conference room named after the late Canegata.  Joined by her family, McKayla received the award from VINGA president Mr. Beresford Edwards and Mrs. Shenneth Canegata. McKayla, daughter

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Promotes Virgin Islands National Guard Adjutant General To Major General
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan promoted Virgin Islands National Guard Adjutant General Kodjo Knox-Limbacker to the rank of Major General during a brief ceremony that took place at the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center on St. Thomas. The rank is the equivalent of a two-star general

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'Cocaine Cops' Who Had 725 Pounds Of Blow On Private Jet To Plead Guilty
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MIAMI — Two Virgin Islands police officers charged with smuggling a planeload of cocaine to Miami have filed notices that they intend to plead guilty, rather than take their cases to trial, according to documents filed in the U.S. District Court of Southern Florida. Officers Shakim Mike, 29, and Teshawn

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