Governor John Duncan inspects the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force during the Queen’s Birthday Parade last year. (File Photo: REBECCA BIRD)

The territory will celebrate the Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday with a parade on June 9, according to Government Information Services.

The marching route is set to begin at 4 p.m. at the Noel Lloyd Positive Action Movement Park and conclude on the vacant lot behind the Central Administration Building.

Parade participants will include uniformed bodies, youth organisations, schools and service clubs.

Governor Gus Jaspert will inspect all of the parade units.

Additionally, several Royal Virgin Islands Police Force officers will receive honours. Six officers are set to receive the Overseas Territories Police Medal for Long Service and Good Conduct for 18 years of service. A dozen officers will receive the First Clasp to the Overseas Territories Police Long Service Medal for 25 years of service, and another four are scheduled to receive the Second Clasp to the Overseas Territories Police Long Service Medal for 30 years, according to GIS.

Also, one officer from Her Majesty’s Prison is set receive the First Clasp to the Overseas Territories Prison Service Medal for Long Service and Good Conduct for 25 years of service.

The Queen’s actual birthday was on April 26. She turned 92.

 


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