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New Soldiers Graduate From Recruit Camp

New Soldiers Graduate From Recruit Camp

The island’s newest soldiers today [Oct 23] completed the first step of their military careers as they finished two weeks of training. However the occasion was not marked by the normal parade in front of family and friends, as well as dignitaries, because of Covid-19 regulations in force for Recruit Camp. The 30-plus soldiers instead were addressed... Read more of this article

New Soldiers Start Regiment Recruit Camp

New Soldiers Start Regiment Recruit Camp

The Royal Bermuda Regiment’s newest soldiers today [Oct 11] began their military careers with the start of Recruit Camp. A total of 36 rookies arrived at Warwick Camp to start two weeks of training designed to prepare them for life as a soldier. Private Tre Jones-Francis, 20, from Smith’s, said: “I joined for a new experience and to make myself... Read more of this article

RBR Soldiers Celebrate End Of Recruit Camp

RBR Soldiers Celebrate End Of Recruit Camp

Bermuda’s newest soldiers marked the end of Recruit Camp with a Passing Out Parade in front of their proud families and VIPs. A total of 31 soldiers, plus five Officer Cadets from the new Cayman Islands Regiment, ended their two week stint at Warwick Camp with an awards ceremony. Proud Private Stefan Demello, 30, took the prize for best recruit and... Read more of this article

RBR Medics Working With St John Ambulance

RBR Medics Working With St John Ambulance

Medics from the Royal Bermuda Regiment are on standby to treat any injuries suffered by new soldiers at Recruit Camp. But they are also using some of their time to teach at St. John Ambulance to gain more qualifications as instructors through the medical charity. Lance Corporal Siva Senthanmaraikannan, 35, who qualified as an Emergency Medical Responder... Read more of this article

Regiment Recruits At Home On The Range

Regiment Recruits At Home On The Range

Bermuda’s newest soldiers yesterday [Feb 24] fired their first shots on the Warwick Camp range after a week of intensive classroom rifle training. The Royal Bermuda Regiment recruits used the SA-80 rifles in a live firing exercise under the watchful eye of qualified range supervisors. Private Cush Smith, 20, said he enjoyed the experience and his... Read more of this article

New Regiment Soldiers Celebrate End Of Training

New Regiment Soldiers Celebrate End Of Training

The island’s newest soldiers held their passing out parade at Warwick Camp after two weeks of training. The troops from the first of two Recruit Camp intakes this year were awarded their rank slides and section and individual awards at Warwick Camp as family and friends looked on. Private Alex Godet, 23, who won the top recruit prize, said he thought... Read more of this article

New Regiment Soldiers On Last Leg Of Training

New Regiment Soldiers On Last Leg Of Training

The island’s newest soldiers will today [March 1] finish their basic training and celebrate with a passing out parade. The 25 troops in the first of two Recruit Camp intakes this year yesterday learned about the RBR’s internal security role and the requirement to act within the law if called out for public order duties. The recruits earlier spent... Read more of this article

Governor John Rankin Tours Recruit Camp

Governor John Rankin Tours Recruit Camp

The island’s armed service is better equipped than ever to deal with natural disasters, Governor John Rankin said. Mr Rankin added that the latest recruits to the RBR had joined an organisation that will play an increasingly vital role in humanitarian relief at home and in the wider region. Governor John Rankin and RBR Commanding Officer Lt Col David... Read more of this article

Premier & Minister Visit Island’s Newest Soldiers

Premier & Minister Visit Island’s Newest Soldiers

The Premier and National Security Minister visited the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s latest intake of recruits. Premier David Burt and Minister Wayne Caines toured Warwick Camp and visited the new soldiers as they got to grips with military life on their second day of training. Premier Burt told the troops as he and Minister Caines dropped in on a classroom... Read more of this article

25 New Soldiers Taking Part In Recruit Camp

25 New Soldiers Taking Part In Recruit Camp

The island’s newest soldiers joined up on Sunday [Feb 17] for the first of this year’s two Recruit Camps. A total of 25 men and women were issued their uniforms and kit as they prepare for two weeks of new style basic training in Recruit Camp Alpha. Private Le-Jai Tucker, from Warwick, said he signed up for self-development and to boost his education. First... Read more of this article

RBR To Launch A Fresh Drive For New Soldiers

RBR To Launch A Fresh Drive For New Soldiers

The Royal Bermuda Regiment is to launch a fresh drive for new soldiers for the second of its new-style Recruit Camps. Volunteers for Recruit Camp Alpha, the first of two next year, have until the end of January next year to sign up for training, which will run from February 17 to March 1. Royal Bermuda Regiment Commanding Officer David Curley said the... Read more of this article

23 New Soldiers Complete First Summer Camp

23 New Soldiers Complete First Summer Camp

A total of 23 new soldiers passed out of the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s first summer recruit camp last night. The soldiers were cheered on by friends and family as they marched on to Warwick Camp’s parade ground to be presented with their rank badges – and prizes for the outstanding recruits and instructors. The newest RBR soldiers march on to the... Read more of this article

New Recruits Practice Drill & Weapons Safety

New Recruits Practice Drill & Weapons Safety

The island’s newest soldiers today [July 6] spent the day perfecting their drill and weapons safety. Recruits at the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s first summer Recruit Camp practiced their drill moves and worked with SA-80 rifles in preparation for their visit to the firing range next week. Private Stevontae Somersall, 24, from Pembroke, said: “Drill’s... Read more of this article