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Regiment Medics Train With JDF Medical Experts

Regiment Medics Train With JDF Medical Experts

Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] first responders got a taste of Jamaican medicine after they joined their Caribbean counterparts at the country’s main military medical centre. The RBR medics teamed up with Jamaican Defence Force [JDF] medical experts for two weeks of intensive training at the main military medical centre at Up Park Camp in the capital... Read more of this article

Regiment Band Set To Perform In Jamaica

Regiment Band Set To Perform In Jamaica

The Royal Bermuda Regiment’s [RBR] Band and Corps of Drums yesterday tuned up with their Jamaican counterparts.  A total of 24 musicians from the RBR joined forces with the Jamaica Military Band at the Jamaican Defence Force’s [JDF] headquarters at Up Park Camp in Kingston in preparation for a series of public concerts. And both bands said they... Read more of this article

Bermuda Regiment Soldiers Training In Jamaica

Bermuda Regiment Soldiers Training In Jamaica

More than 200 troops from the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] started two weeks of intensive training in Jamaica. The soldiers, together with officers from the Bermuda Police Service and St John Ambulance personnel, settled into unfamiliar surroundings on Sunday before starting the annual training exercise at the crack of dawn on Monday. Private Showers... Read more of this article

Regiment Soldiers ‘Run’ Into Sprinter Usain Bolt

Regiment Soldiers ‘Run’ Into Sprinter Usain Bolt

Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers in Jamaica got a shock when ‘running’ in to superstar sprinter Usain Bolt at their hotel. And the record-breaking athlete stopped to talk and have pictures taken with the advance party, which is preparing for the arrival of the main body of troops this weekend. Sergeant Major Rupert Lambert said the RBR group... Read more of this article

Exercise Takes Place To Prepare For Oil Spill

Exercise Takes Place To Prepare For Oil Spill

[Updated] Boat Troop soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] have completed a major exercise designed to cope with an oil spill in island waters. The RBR teamed up with fuel suppliers Rubis and Oil Spill Response Ltd [OSRL] for the exercise, which was based around a petroleum spill from a vessel docked at Morgan’s Point. The exercise saw Boat... Read more of this article

Lt Col David Curley Assumes Command Of RBR

Lt Col David Curley Assumes Command Of RBR

Lieutenant Colonel David Curley took over command of the Royal Bermuda Regiment at the weekend. British Army career soldier Lieutenant Colonel Michael Foster-Brown, who will return to a post with the Army in Britain, handed over the sword of command at a ceremony at Warwick Camp on Saturday. Col Curley told the troops and guests, who included the RBR’s... Read more of this article

Regiment CO Reflects On Three Years In Charge

Regiment CO Reflects On Three Years In Charge

Royal Bermuda Regiment CO Lieutenant Colonel Michael Foster-Brown will this weekend hand over command to his successor Lieutenant Colonel David Curley after nearly three years in the top job at Warwick Camp. Career British Army officer Col Foster-Brown, who will take up his next post at the UK’s Joint Warfare Command Headquarters at Northwood, near... Read more of this article

Video/Photos: RAF Voyager & Typhoons Leave

Video/Photos: RAF Voyager & Typhoons Leave

Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport saw extra activity today after three military aircraft paid the island a visit, taking off earlier this afternoon.The aircraft visiting the island included a Royal Air Force [RAF] A330 Voyager Tanker accompanying two Typhoon fighter jets, with the jets having arrived earlier this week. It is understood that... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Military Planes Depart Bermuda

Photos & Video: Military Planes Depart Bermuda

[Updated with video] Just before noon today [Feb 22] aircraft from the Royal Air Force departed Bermuda’s LF Wade International Airport, heading to the Azores.The group of aircraft included the A330 Voyager Tanker accompanying four Typhoon fighter jets. As is the usual protocol, once the jets start their engines to warm up, passing traffic begin... Read more of this article

Photos: Midshipman Commemoration Service

Photos: Midshipman Commemoration Service

A service to commemorate the life of Midshipman Dale was held this weekend in St George’s, with the service seeing a new marble gravestone unveiled. “Some 201 years ago, on February 23, 1815, a young American midshipman died in St George’s from wounds incurred in a marine battle during the war of 1812,” a spokesperson said. “As... Read more of this article

Photos: RAF Military Planes Land In Bermuda

Photos: RAF Military Planes Land In Bermuda

At around 5.30pm today [Feb 19] aircraft from the Royal Air Force landed at LF Wade International Airport, with one Voyager tanker and three Typhoons touching down. The RAF aircraft are understood to have traveled from Eglin Air Force Base in northwest Florida, and due to make a short stop on the island. It is not unusual for military aircraft to stop... Read more of this article

Video: Regiment Launch 50th Anniversary Book

Video: Regiment Launch 50th Anniversary Book

The Royal Bermuda Regiment’s book to commemorate its 50th anniversary was officially launched this weekend, with author Tony McWilliam signing copies of the book at Brown & Co. today [Feb 13]. Speaking at today’s booking signing, Mr McWilliam, former Editor of the Bermuda Sun, said, “It traces not only the history of the Bermuda Regiment,... Read more of this article

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