Tag: Military and Regiment

Photos & Video: World War I Memorial Service

Photos & Video: World War I Memorial Service

A service to commemorate the onset of the First World War was held at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity in Hamilton this Sunday [Sept 28], with a host of dignitaries in attendance. Speaking before the service, Governor George Fergusson noted the 100th Anniversary of the death of the first Bermudian to be killed in the First World War, and said... Read more of this article

World War One Commemmoration Service

World War One Commemmoration Service

[Updated] A service to commemorate the onset of the First World War will be held at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, Hamilton this Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. A spokesperson said, “The service will be conducted by the Bishop of Bermuda, the Rt. Reverend Nicholas Dill. Along with hymns and prayers, the Regimental Colours for... Read more of this article

100 Years Ago: First Bermudian Dies In WWI

100 Years Ago: First Bermudian Dies In WWI

[Written by Larry Burchall] William Edmund Smith, a black Bermudian, joined the Royal Navy, left Bermuda, and sailed into Bermuda history. He was the first Bermudian to die in World War One. He died exactly one hundred years ago today, 22nd September 1914. William was the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Felix Smith and Emma Jane Smith of Sandy’s Parish.... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Open House At The Regiment

Photos & Video: Open House At The Regiment

More than 50 people attended the Open House at Warwick Camp this past weekend as the Bermuda Regiment hosted a volunteer recruitment day. Attendees at Saturday’s Open Day heard from senior officers as well as serving soldiers, and got the chance to handle and hear about weapons from the Regiment army and meet specialist units like Boat Troop and... Read more of this article

Regiment “Road Show” On Kindley Field

Regiment “Road Show” On Kindley Field

The Bermuda Regiment has taken to the road in a bid to attract new volunteers, setting up locations on various days and locations around the island, with today [Sept 15] seeing them located on Kindley Field Road in St George’s from 10am – noon, and 4pm – 7pm. The recruitment drive will be backed up by a special open day at Warwick Camp... Read more of this article

Regiment Road Shows Seeking Volunteers

Regiment Road Shows Seeking Volunteers

The Bermuda Regiment has taken to the road in a bid to attract new volunteers to the colours, and the first of a series of roadshows aimed at highlighting the benefits of service and boosting volunteer numbers was held on Monday. The recruitment drive will be backed up by a special open day at Warwick Camp on Saturday, September 20, when potential recruits... Read more of this article

Three Regiment Soldiers To Train In Kenya

Three Regiment Soldiers To Train In Kenya

[Updated] Earlier today [Aug 29] the Premier and Minister of National Security, Michael Dunkley welcomed three members of the Bermuda Regiment to the Cabinet Office. The Officers are embarking for Kenya this weekend. Lt. Paolo Odoli, CSgt Jason Smith, and Sgt Dejion Stange will be travelling to the African nation for two months to participate in extensive... Read more of this article

Larry Marshall: “Nothing But A Red Herring”

Larry Marshall: “Nothing But A Red Herring”

[Opinion column written by Larry Marshall Sr.] In reading the most recent release of the so called “Nine Colonels” three words come to mind. They are inconsistency, insincerity, and insensitivity. Each will be addressed accordingly. In this release the group expressed full support for Premier Dunkley’s approach in dealing with conscription. They... Read more of this article

Nine Colonels React To MP Roban’s Comments

Nine Colonels React To MP Roban’s Comments

[Updated with PLP response] A group consisting of nine former Commanding Officers of the Bermuda Regiment said they read with interest Mr Walter Roban’s comments about conscription, and the need he sees to put pressure on the Premier to act quickly to bring the practice to an end.” The nine said is is their “intention to continue to engage... Read more of this article

PLP & Ministry On Ending Regiment Conscription

PLP & Ministry On Ending Regiment Conscription

“Bermudians should not be forced to wait 5 years for the OBA to figure out” how to keep their promise of ending conscription, Shadow Minister of National Security Walter Roban said, while the Ministry said they have “clearly set out the Government’s plan” and are “developing the framework for the required legislation.” Mr.Roban... Read more of this article


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