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Regiment’s New Recruits Celebrate Success

Regiment’s New Recruits Celebrate Success

The Royal Bermuda Regiment’s latest recruits started their careers as soldiers at the weekend with a special parade and prizes for the top achievers. Private Umar Durrant of 8 Platoon who won the award for best recruit, said: “I didn’t expect that at all – but I was a Junior Leader, so I think a lot of muscle memory kicked in.” The leaders... Read more of this article

Photos: Recruit Camp Passing Out Parade 2017

Photos: Recruit Camp Passing Out Parade 2017

The Royal Bermuda Regiment’s second-ever all-volunteer Recruit Camp culminated this afternoon [Jan 28], with the recruits taking part in the Passing Out Parade at Warwick Camp in front of gathered family and friends. Governor John Rankin, Acting Premier Bob Richards, and Minister of National Security, Sen. Jeffrey Baron, all attended the event together... Read more of this article

Minister Baron Congratulates Camp Recruits

Minister Baron Congratulates Camp Recruits

The Royal Bermuda Regiment’s latest recruits marched out of the gates of Warwick Camp today [Jan. 28] after taking part in the end of recruit camp passing out parade in front of gathered family and friends. Minister of National Security, Sen. Jeffrey Baron extended his congratulations to the recruits who completed this year’s two week regiment... Read more of this article

Bermuda Regiment Recruits Hit Halfway Mark

Bermuda Regiment Recruits Hit Halfway Mark

The Royal Bermuda Regiment’s latest recruits got a break after completing their first week at Warwick Camp. The 60 recruits going through atwo-week training programme were given the day off to mark completion of the first part of training. Captain Shea-Tai Smith, second-in-command of this year’s Recruit Camp, said: “The week has gone pretty well.... Read more of this article

Governor Rankin Visits Regiment Recruit Camp

Governor Rankin Visits Regiment Recruit Camp

New Governor John Rankin paid his first official visit to the Royal Bermuda Regiment to meet its latest recruits. Mr Rankin toured Warwick Camp, stopped off at classes and chatted to the RBR’s new soldiers as they settled into to a tough two weeks of military life in Recruit Camp. He said, “I’m very pleased to be coming at the time of Recruit... Read more of this article

Royal Bermuda Regiment Recruit Camp Begins

Royal Bermuda Regiment Recruit Camp Begins

[Updated with video] The Royal Bermuda Regiment’s second-ever all-volunteer Recruit Camp began this morning [Jan 15], with 60 new recruits entering the gates of Warwick Camp to begin two weeks of training. One of their first lessons was a demonstration on South Shore of pyrotechnic training aids and the firepower the RBR armoury can muster. An RBR... Read more of this article

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