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61 Regiment Soldiers Complete Recruit Camp

61 Regiment Soldiers Complete Recruit Camp

A total of 61 recruits – all volunteers – celebrated on Saturday as they completed two weeks of training before joining the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] in a variety of specialities. The camp’s 8 Platoon took the honours over 7 Platoon as top platoon – but only by a narrow margin of two points, while 7 Platoon was home to top recruit Devina... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Recruit Camp Passing Out Parade

Photos/Video: Recruit Camp Passing Out Parade

[Updated with video] More than 60 new Bermuda Regiment soldiers marched out of the gates of Warwick Camp today [Jan 23] after taking part in the end of recruit camp passing out parade in front of gathered family and friends, under wet and windy conditions.A total of 66 new recruits wrapped up their Recruit Camp training at the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s... Read more of this article

Regiment Recruits Complete First Week Training

Regiment Recruits Complete First Week Training

The Island’s newest soldiers today [Jan 17] marked a milestone by completing their first week of training. The 66 Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] recruits, all volunteers, left Warwick Camp for a few hours’ leave before their final week at Warwick Camp begins on Monday. The troops attended a traditional drumhead church service after completing a gruelling... Read more of this article

Premier Visits Bermuda Regiment’s Recruit Camp

Premier Visits Bermuda Regiment’s Recruit Camp

Earlier today [Jan 11] Premier and Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley visited Warwick Camp to assess the progress of the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s 2016 recruits. The Premier was accompanied by the Junior Minister of National Security Sen. Jeffrey Baron. Also attending this year’s recruit camp was Deputy Governor Ginny Ferson.A spokesperson... Read more of this article

66 New Recruits Start Training At Warwick Camp

66 New Recruits Start Training At Warwick Camp

A total of 66 new recruits yesterday [Jan 10] started their training at the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s [RBR] Warwick Camp, with this year’s recruit camp the first one ever to host all volunteers. The recruits will be the first to train with the RBR’s new stock of SA-80 rifles – and learn new parade ground drills as the rifles are shorter than... Read more of this article

Photos: Regiment Recruit Camp Gets Underway

Photos: Regiment Recruit Camp Gets Underway

The Royal Bermuda Regiment Recruit Camp got underway this morning [Jan 10], with the camp consisting of all volunteers for the first time ever. The start of the annual Recruit Camp tends to attract spectators each year, and this year was no different, with friends and family gathering to watch this morning’s proceedings, as the male and female volunteers... Read more of this article

2016 Regiment Recruit Camp To Be All Volunteer

2016 Regiment Recruit Camp To Be All Volunteer

Next year’s Recruit Camp will be all volunteer for the first time ever, Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] Commanding Officer Lt Col Michael Foster-Brown said today [Dec 3]. “The news means that recruits due to be conscripted for the two-week training camp in January have been told in letters sent out on Wednesday that they will not be needed –... Read more of this article

‘Golden Generation’ Complete 50th Recruit Camp

‘Golden Generation’ Complete 50th Recruit Camp

The Bermuda Regiment’s “golden generation” finished their two weeks in Recruit Camp at the weekend, with friends and families applauding as the 50th anniversary recruits showed off some of the skills they have learned during their basic training. Volunteer soldier Private LeeAnn Tucker was stunned when she was awarded the trophy for top recruit. The... Read more of this article

Regiment Recruits Hit Halfway Mark In Training

Regiment Recruits Hit Halfway Mark In Training

The Bermuda Regiment’s newest recruits yesterday [Jan 18]  enjoyed a day off at home – after a grueling five mile run on Saturday. The recruits took part in a drill competition on Saturday morning, followed by a five mile road race before a well-earned break. The recruits also watched a fieldcraft demonstration on South Shore put on by their instructors... Read more of this article

New Regiment Recruits Settle Into Training

New Regiment Recruits Settle Into Training

Bermuda Regiment soldiers participating in this year’s Recruit Camp prepared for their first time on the shooting range yesterday [ Jan 16] , with the rookie soldiers sitting their weapons test – designed to ensure they handle Regiment rifles safely. Volunteer Private Shaundray Gilbert said: “I’m looking forward to getting out on the... Read more of this article

Video: 115 New Soldiers Start Recruit Camp

Video: 115 New Soldiers Start Recruit Camp

A total of 115 new soldiers started the Bermuda Regiment Recruit Camp today [Jan 11], with the Regiment saying the 60-plus volunteers was a new record for the Regiment, and that almost two-thirds of the volunteers were women. Conscript Andre Lambe, a keen boxer, said he was fighting fit after two weeks at a boxing training camp in Florida. Private Lambe,... Read more of this article

Photos: 2015 Bermuda Regiment Camp Begins

Photos: 2015 Bermuda Regiment Camp Begins

[Updated] The 2015 Bermuda Regiment Recruit Camp got underway this morning [Jan 11], with young men and women waiting outside the gates of Warwick Camp for the 8.00am start. The start of the annual Recruit Camp tends to attract spectators each year, and this year was no different, with friends and family gathering to watch this morning’s proceedings. Over... Read more of this article

Videos: 2014 Regiment Passing Out Parade

Videos: 2014 Regiment Passing Out Parade

Family and friends gathered at Warwick Camp on Saturday [Jan 25] to witness more than 100 new Bermuda Regiment soldiers take part in the end of recruit camp passing out parade. Platoon commanders led their respective groups through the inter-platoon drill competition and after judging was completed, Governor George Fergusson handed out awards to the... Read more of this article