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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Accompanied by local and federal officers of the United States Army National Guard, Gov. Kenneth Mapp disclosed findings in what he termed a “disturbing” report of a history of sexual assault, harassment and other inappropriate activity within the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING). The Governor said he

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] 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

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(FILE PHOTO OF VING PERSONNEL) [ad name=”HTML-68″] 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

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CHRISTIANSTED – A former Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) major and acting commander made an initial appearance in federal court on Monday on charges that she has stolen hundreds of thousands of dollars from the U.S. Department of Defense. Aesha Rivers, 41, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Court Judge George Cannon

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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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