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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

Governor Visits New Soldiers At Recruit Camp

Governor Visits New Soldiers At Recruit Camp

The Governor paid a visit to the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s first summer Recruit Camp today. John Rankin, Commander-in-Chief of the RBR, chatted with the service’s newest soldiers, toured the camp and inspected new vehicles brought in to boost the capabilities of the island’s defence force. Mr Rankin said the Regiment had proved its professionalism... Read more of this article

New Soldiers Join First Summer Recruit Camp

New Soldiers Join First Summer Recruit Camp

A total of 24 new recruits yesterday joined up for the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s first summer Recruit Camp. The rookie soldiers will spend the next two weeks learning the basics of military life in preparation for a choice of special roles at the end of their training. Shosun Durham, who comes from a family which has served in the island’s military... Read more of this article

Royal Bermuda Regiment Camp Concludes

Royal Bermuda Regiment Camp Concludes

The Island’s newest soldiers passed out of the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s Recruit Camp at the weekend, with a total of 40 recruits – all volunteers – celebrating on Saturday as they completed two weeks of training. Private Janita Adderley, 30, was named top recruit and Lance Corporal Dijon Arruda won top section commander. The RBR’s newest soldiers... Read more of this article

Bermuda Regiment Hold Range Challenge

Bermuda Regiment Hold Range Challenge

The Royal Bermuda Regiment triumphed in a joint services shoot-out on the firing range. The RBR’s Sergeants’ Mess team beat Recruit Camp’s Section 2, the best of the rookie soldiers, in the falling plates competition after a reshoot because one plate failed to fall after being hit. The Sergeants’ Mess beat a team from the Bermuda Police Service... Read more of this article

Governor Meets With Recruits At Warwick Camp

Governor Meets With Recruits At Warwick Camp

Governor John Rankin today [Jan 16] said that military training “gave an edge to soldiers’ civilian employees.” John Rankin was speaking as he toured Warwick Camp, where the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s latest recruits settle into their first week of training. Mr Rankin said: “These men and women will learn new skills across a variety... Read more of this article