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Column: Famous On ‘Brothers & Sisters In Arms’

Column: Famous On ‘Brothers & Sisters In Arms’

[Opinion column written by Chris Famous] “In the fear and alarm. You did not desert me. My brothers in arms” - Dire Straits There is something to be said about family bonds. You know those bonds that, despite time, distance, differences of opinions, and or internal disputes, can never be broken. Whether it be one’s immediate family, extended... Read more of this article

Photos: 2022 Remembrance Day Parade

Photos: 2022 Remembrance Day Parade

The island’s veterans joined with others to march in the Remembrance Day parade on Front Street. Crowds looked on as the Band & Corps of Drums and Junior Leaders, joined by veterans and representatives from other island organisations, made their way towards the Cenotaph. Dignitaries including Rena Lalgie, the Governor and RBR Commander-in-Chief,... Read more of this article

Video: 2022 Remembrance Day Ceremony

Video: 2022 Remembrance Day Ceremony

The Remembrance Day event is scheduled to be held today [Nov 11] to pay respects to the Bermudians who served in the two World Wars of the 20th century and other conflicts, many of whom did not return home after making the ultimate sacrifice. We will have a photo gallery later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast... Read more of this article

Lt Sheldon Fox Appointed As RBR Band Officer

Lt Sheldon Fox Appointed As RBR Band Officer

Lieutenant Sheldon Fox has been appointed the Royal Regiment Regiment’s new Band Officer. A spokesperson said, “Leading the Royal Bermuda Regiment Band & Corps of Drums, he enjoyed celebrating the island and her people all over the world as well as on home soil.  Now, after nearly 20 years, Major Dwight Robinson has passed on the baton. “Succeeding... Read more of this article

RBRA Donates $1,000 To Bermuda Legion

RBRA Donates $1,000 To Bermuda Legion

The Royal Bermuda Regiment Association President Peter L. Aldrich and Vice President Roderick Spencer presented Carol Everson of the Bermuda Legion a check for $1000 towards the Legion’s annual poppy fundraising appeal. Mr. Aldrich stated, “This annual donation from the RBRA to the Bermuda Legion represents our commitment and gratitude to the... Read more of this article

RBRA Wants To Hear From Former Soldiers

RBRA Wants To Hear From Former Soldiers

Did you serve in the Royal Bermuda Regiment, The Bermuda Rifles or the Bermuda Militia Artillery? If so, the Royal Bermuda Regiment Association [RBRA] wants to hear from you. A spokesperson said, “The Royal Bermuda Regiment Association [RBRA] wants to hear from you! The RBRA was formed in February 2020 on the eve of the Covid 19 Pandemic to promote,... Read more of this article

Video: Peppercorn Ceremony In St. George’s

Video: Peppercorn Ceremony In St. George’s

[Updated with photos] The annual Peppercorn Ceremony – which was originally scheduled to take place this past April – took place today [Oct 12], following a tradition that began over 200 years ago. The State House was built in 1620 and is Bermuda’s oldest stone building. The landmark was used for the General Assembly of Bermuda until 1816, when... Read more of this article

Photos: Governor Takes Helicopter Tour

Photos: Governor Takes Helicopter Tour

Governor Rena Lalgie took a flight aboard a Royal Navy helicopter yesterday [Oct 3], allowing the Governor “to experience first-hand the capabilities of the helicopter, as well as the unique topography of Bermuda.” Government House shared the photos below on social media, saying, “Her Excellency the Governor took to the skies yesterday... Read more of this article

RFA Helicopter Crew Train With Regiment

RFA Helicopter Crew Train With Regiment

[Updated with video] The Royal Fleet Auxiliary [RFA] Tideforce recently conducted “winching training” with the Royal Bermuda Regiment Coast Guard. The RFA Tideforce tweeted the photos below, saying: “MENACE 20 Winching Training Exercise with the Royal Bermuda Regiment Coast Guard. Weighted bag first followed by the Winchman. Straight down... Read more of this article

Peppercorn Ceremony To Be Held On Oct 12

Peppercorn Ceremony To Be Held On Oct 12

The annual Peppercorn Ceremony – which was originally scheduled to take place this past April –  will now take place on Wednesday, October 12. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ceremony will take place on King’s Square in the Town of St. George. “The public are invited to attend the annual ceremony to enjoy the tradition,... Read more of this article

131 Soldiers Embodied Due To Hurricane Fiona

131 Soldiers Embodied Due To Hurricane Fiona

131 Royal Bermuda Regiment Soldiers “will be embodied on the order of the Acting Governor from 4pm Thursday in advance of the arrival of Hurricane Fiona,” the RBR confirmed today. Major Duncan Simons, the commander of the operation said, “The Regiment is tasked with providing immediate response teams, reassurance patrols, command and control... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: 21-Rifle Salute For The Queen

Photos & Video: 21-Rifle Salute For The Queen

[Updated with photos] The Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] performed a 21-rifle salute today [Sept 9] in honour of Queen Elizabeth II. Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-serving monarch, died yesterday [Sept 8] aged 96 at Balmoral Castle in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, ending her 70 year reign. Government House posted the photos below online, saying, “Today,... Read more of this article

Interested In Serving On Defence Board?

Interested In Serving On Defence Board?

Governor Rena Lalgie today invited “expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced persons to join the Defence Board or the Promotions Board of the Royal Bermuda Regiment.” The Governor said: “As Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Bermuda Regiment, I welcome expressions of interest from members of the public who are passionate... Read more of this article