Launching emergency COVID-19 Sister-City Hamilton-Hatch Health Initiative Soon

Hamilton hatch health complex covid-19 "phoenix" p3


Atlantic City, NJ, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Los Angeles, Bennettsville, SC, Laurinburg, NC, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, Grand Rapids, MI

The Hamilton-Hatch Health COVID-19 "PHOENIX" Public Private Partnership (P3) is a collaboration led by the bi-partisan supported US Humanitarian Aid Response Team (US-HART) and Opportunity Zone Black Capitalism Fund (OZBCF) 

This unique Multi-City P3 is focused on underserved communities COVID-19 servicing:

  • By providing access to emergency private capital focused on "doing good while doing well."
  • Providing humanitarian emergency mobile medical health facilities, PPE, quarantine facilities, and security.
  • Provide and manage testing and critical lab work to economically distressed communities in Atlantic City, NJ; Washington, D.C.; Baltimore,  MD; Bennettsville, SC; Laurinburg, NC; the U.S. Virgin Islands; Los Angeles, CA; and Grand Rapids, MI.
  • Provide accountability, compliance, and transparency in analytic data regarding the unprecedented humanitarian emergency response to battle COVID-19 economic disadvantaged urban and rural communities.



Tele-medicine and analytic data regarding humanitarian response will help expedite needed emergency medical triage services.



US-HART is prepared to provide compassionate comfortable accommodations for tens of thousands of families.

This historic bi-partisan US-HART-OZBCF Public Private Partnership (P3), is focused on the HAMILTON-HATCH HEALTH COVID-19 “PHOENIX” SISTER-CITY INITIATIVE providing rapid emergency call center services, qualified testing, quarantine, population monitoring logistics, and data collection specifically among economically disadvantaged urban and rural communities, homeless, incarcerated, and returning citizen populations. 

Our Hamilton-Hatch Health “Phoenix” Sister-City Initiative will coordinate Phoenix centers in Atlantic City, NJ; Baltimore, MD; Washington, D.C.; Laurinburg, NC; Bennettsville, SC; U.S. Virgin Islands; Los Angeles, CA; and Grand Rapids, MI. 

U.S. Veterans will managed COVID-19 Emergency Atlantic City RX5 Cyber Call Data Center.



Brigadier General Velma “Von” Richardson, U.S. Army (Ret.)

Brigadier General Velma “Von” Richardson, U.S. Army (Ret.)

Brigadier General Velma “Von” Richardson, U.S. Army (Ret.)

Most recently served as the Vice President of Department of Defense Information Technology (DoD IT) Programs at Lockheed Martin in Washington, D.C. In this role, she supported Washington-based DoD Chief Information Officers and other IT leaders in identifying priorities, increasing program visibility, taking new technology directions and recommending innovative IT solutions. Richardson managed executive branch customer relationships with the senior leaders in the U.S. Military, Defense Information Systems Agency and Office of the Secretary of Defense. In addition, she assisted Lockheed Martin business units with their customer relations and helped program managers overcome funding challenges to develop cost-effective and competitive proposals.

In her position, Richardson focused on corporate priority and key DoD IT programs including U.S. Army Corps of Engineers IT services, ITES-2S, ENCORE II, CR2, ITA, Global Military Mail, OPTARSS, CENTCOM (U.S. Central Command) and AFRICOM (U.S. Africa Command). A strong advocate for Warfighter information technology and systems, Richardson is following the DoD’s new Stability Operations role.

Richardson is a member of Lockheed Martin’s Joint and Army Customer Focus Teams and AFRICOM Integrated Product Team. In addition, she serves on the board of directors for The ROCKS, Inc., an organization dedicated to the professional development of the U.S. officer corps. Before joining Washington Operations, Richardson served as vice president and DoD customer relations executive at Lockheed Martin Information Technology.

Richardson attended the U.S. Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, from 1993 to 1994 where she received a Master of Arts in Human Resources Management from Pepperdine University.


Ambassador Sig Rogich

Brigadier General Velma “Von” Richardson, U.S. Army (Ret.)

Brigadier General Velma “Von” Richardson, U.S. Army (Ret.)

   Ambassador Rogich served as White House Senior Advisor to President George H.W. Bush from 1989 to 1992 and as a communications and campaign advisor to Presidents Reagan and Bush and presidential candidate Sen. John McCain. He was selected by President Bush to serve as the U.S. Ambassador to Iceland, his country of birth. He is currently the President of The Rogich Communications Group, an international communications and business advisory firm based in Las Vegas, NV. Rogich also founded Las Vegas based R&R Advertising, now R&R Partners, Nevada's largest advertising and marketing firm, and has been involved with Las Vegas marketing for over 30 years.  His entertainment and business relationships have included Frank Sinatra, Donald Trump, Mike Tyson, Steve Wynn, Kirk Kerkorian, and Sheldon Adelson, Roger Ailes to name a few. From 1989-1992, he worked in the West Wing of the White House as Assistant to the President for activities and initiatives for President George H.W. Bush. In 1991, at the request of the President, Rogich accompanied former Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev on his nationwide tour of the U.S. His company has worked with clients around the world and has been involved with most of the major gaming companies in Las Vegas. Ex-heavyweight champ Mike Tyson hired Rogich to burnish his image after biting Evander Holyfield's ear in their infamous 1997 match. Rogich is a former Nevada Athletic Commission chairman and state boxing commissioner as well as the former CEO of World Series of Fighting (WSOF).


Sustainable Accountable Recovery-Local Workforce Training-Housing-Infrastructure Restoration

The US-HART Public Private Partnership (P3) facilitates private sector investment capital towards emergency recovery maritime debris removal, temporary to permanent housing, and particularly US Opportunity Zones infrastructure projects, while employing US-HART trained local workforce.



US-HART MEG strategically partners with Veteran and local small businesses to provide emergency environment safe debris removal



US-HART provides diversity inclusive workforce training, leveraging local labor to find the right balance for an equitable, resilient recovery. 

Hospitality Construction Electrical   

Telcom • Emergency Medical Triage • Agriculture • Smart Safe Waste Management Services • RX5 Cybersecurity TIoT

Private Public Partnership (P3)


Temporary to Permanent Housing

Helping households and communities return to normalcy as quickly as possible from hurricane and disaster emergencies.


Temporary-to-Permanent Homes


Recovery Innovation Pilot for the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

Contact Us

US Humanitarian Aid Response Team (HART) Disaster Recovery Center of Excellence

US-Virgin Islands, St. Thomas

9200 Vitraco Mall

Suite 7

Charlotte Amalie, US Virgin Islands

Washington D.C. 

1616 H Street, NW, Ste 600, 20006

9200 Vitraco Mall Suite 7 Charlotte Amalie, US Virgin Islands

(202) 438-4484


Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed

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