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Photos: RAF Typhoons Land In Bermuda

Photos: RAF Typhoons Land In Bermuda

Royal Air Force [RAF] typhoons were recently spotted at LF Wade International Airport as they made a landing on the island. The RAF website says, “The Typhoon FGR.Mk 4 is a highly capable and extremely agile fourth-generation multi-role combat aircraft, capable of being deployed for the full spectrum of air operations, including air policing,... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Royal Air Force Land In Bermuda

Photos/Video: Royal Air Force Land In Bermuda

A Royal Air Force [RAF] military aircraft was recently spotted at LF Wade International Airport, making a landing in Bermuda under cloudy skies yesterday [Jan 11], with the aircraft still seen on the island as of earlier today. For our past coverage of military aircraft on the island, click here.Related StoriesPhotos & Video: Royal... Read more of this article

RBR Attends Remembrance Day Service

RBR Attends Remembrance Day Service

Bermuda’s soldiers turned out today to honour the island’s war dead, despite Covid-19 precautions that forced a smaller service than usual. Governor Rena Lalgie and Premier David Burt led dignitaries who laid the traditional poppy wreaths at the Cenotaph on Hamilton’s Front Street, which was guarded by a catafalque party from the Royal Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: HMS Jervis Bay Remembrance

Photos & Video: HMS Jervis Bay Remembrance

A ceremony was held this morning [Nov 11] to commemorate the HMS Jervis Bay, with the Bermuda Sea Cadets and dignitaries laying wreaths at the memorial at Albuoy’s Point in Hamilton. According to Royalnavalmuseum.org in 1940 the ship, which had left Bermuda, was escorting a 37 merchantmen convoy in the Atlantic Ocean, making its way from Halifax... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Remembrance Day Ceremony

Photos & Video: Remembrance Day Ceremony

[Updated with photos] A Remembrance Day ceremony  — which has been scaled back due to the pandemic -  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. The Government previously... Read more of this article

Governor Rena Lalgie Purchases First Poppy

Governor Rena Lalgie Purchases First Poppy

Governor Rena Lalgie purchased the first poppy of 2021 from two of Bermuda’s war veterans, Mrs Isobel Flood and Rev Canon Thomas Nisbett. Government House posted the photo below online, saying, “Her Excellency the Governor was pleased to support the Bermuda Legion’s annual Poppy Day appeal by purchasing the first poppy of 2021 from two of Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Regiment Blank Firing Exercise This Weekend

Regiment Blank Firing Exercise This Weekend

Soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] will carry out a blank firing exercise this weekend. A spokesperson said, “The RBR’s newest soldiers will be out in the field at Hog Bay Park in Sandys on Saturday and Sunday to build on the basic soldiering skills they were taught in this summer’s Recruit Camp. This exercise will involve the... Read more of this article

Lieutenant Ci’re Bean Trains With Royal Navy

Lieutenant Ci’re Bean Trains With Royal Navy

A Royal Bermuda Regiment soldier who signed up for a stint of life on the ocean wave has just finished a major disaster relief exercise in the Caribbean. Lieutenant Ci’re Bean was attached to the Royal Navy’s HMS Medway to help plan and carry out a humanitarian aid and relief exercises in the Turks & Caicos. The 23-year-old, from Sandys, was... Read more of this article

Regiment Pay Tribute To Dorothy Nisbett

Regiment Pay Tribute To Dorothy Nisbett

Dorothy Nisbett — who had an outstanding career with the Royal Bermuda Regiment  — has died at age 61. A spokesperson said, “A female Royal Bermuda Regiment soldier who was one of the few who reached the senior Non-Commissioned Officer rank of Warrant Officer, has died. “Dorothy Nisbett, who was 61 and a mother of three, died suddenly... Read more of this article

Cup Match Holiday Marine Safety Advisory

Cup Match Holiday Marine Safety Advisory

As Bermuda heads out on the water this Cup Match holiday weekend, the Royal Bermuda Regiment Coastguard is reminding the public to “keep their safety and the safety of the public in mind.” A Focus on Anti-Social Behaviour A spokesperson said: “The Coast Guard will work to address anti-social behaviour over the holiday weekend, with a focus... Read more of this article

Soldiers Graduate From UK Officers’ School

Soldiers Graduate From UK Officers’ School

A pair of Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers have completed a UK course designed to “turn them into a new generation of officers at Warwick Camp.” “Officer Cadet Corrie Cross, a 22-year-old intern architect, said the eight-week programme at the prestigious Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, had laid the groundwork for her career as a leader,” ... Read more of this article

Photos: Soldiers Complete Recruit Camp

Photos: Soldiers Complete Recruit Camp

The newest recruits to the Royal Bermuda Regiment have successfully completed two weeks of training. The rookie soldiers battled a range of challenges over Recruit Camp – and said they looked forward to continuing their military education. Private Keijah Lee,18, said he joined the RBR straight after graduation from the Berkeley Institute in Pembroke. He... Read more of this article

Photos: Governor Visits Regiment Recruit Camp

Photos: Governor Visits Regiment Recruit Camp

[Updated] Governor Rena Lalgie made an official visit to the Royal Bermuda Regiment today [July 12] to meet its latest recruits. Government House posted the photos online, saying, “Her Excellency the Governor made an official visit to the Royal Bermuda Regiment today to meet its latest recruits. Ms Lalgie was delighted to visit the troops in the field... Read more of this article