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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

Photos & Video: Military Planes Land In Bermuda

Photos & Video: Military Planes Land In Bermuda

[Updated with video] This afternoon [Jan 13] aircraft from the Royal Air Force [RAF] landed at LF Wade International Airport including an A330 Voyager tanker and 4 Typhoon fighter jets, having arrived from Lajes Air Base in Terceira, Azores. The group are on their way to the annual Red Flag Exercise in Las Vegas, Nevada where the exercise gives pilots... Read more of this article

Enlistment Night For New Regiment Recruits

Enlistment Night For New Regiment Recruits

Would-be soldiers will this week get another chance to sign up for service in the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR]. The RBR will hold the final enlistment night at its Warwick Camp headquarters on Thursday [Jan 5] before the two-week Recruit Camp 2017 kicks off on Sunday, January 15. RBR Adjutant Captain Duncan Simons said, “For anyone who has been thinking... Read more of this article

RBR Pay Final Respects To CSgt Keith Whorms

RBR Pay Final Respects To CSgt Keith Whorms

The Royal Bermuda Regiment united to pay their respects to Colour Sergeant Keith Whorms, who died suddenly last week. CSgt Whorms, diplomatic driver for the Premier and earlier for the Governor, was 53. CSgt Whorms family was joined by soldiers and civilians at a packed service at the Anglican Cathedral in Hamilton for a funeral service with full military... Read more of this article

Traffic Diversions On Friday: Regimental Funeral

Traffic Diversions On Friday: Regimental Funeral

The police have advised that traffic diversions and parking restrictions will be in effect for the Regimental funeral of Colour Sergeant Keith Whorms on Friday. A police spokesperson said, “The motoring public is advised that traffic diversions and parking restrictions will be in effect for the Regimental funeral of Colour Sergeant Keith Whorms... Read more of this article

Six Videos: Remembrance Day In Bermuda

Six Videos: Remembrance Day In Bermuda

Remembrance Day saw various events take part across the island as people paid their respects to the Bermudians who served in World Wars I and II, as well as other 20th century conflicts, many of whom gave their lives. You can view all our coverage of Remembrance Day here, and six videos showing four different events below. Bermuda Remembrance Day ParadeSt... Read more of this article

Video: Remembrance Sunday At The Cathedral

Video: Remembrance Sunday At The Cathedral

A Remembrance Sunday Service was held at The Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity in Hamilton today [Nov 13] where Birgitte the Duchess of Gloucester, Colonel-in-Chief of the Royal Bermuda Regiment took part in a wreath laying ceremony.The event program said the service was held “with particular remembrance of those who left Bermuda in 1916 for... Read more of this article

Photos: Remembrance Sunday In St George’s

Photos: Remembrance Sunday In St George’s

Remembrance Sunday was marked in St George’s today [Nov 13], with a wreath laying ceremony in King’s Square, which was followed by a Remembrance Service at St Peter’s Church with Their Majesties Choristers. Between World War One [1914-1918] and World War Two [1939-1945], approximately 600 Bermudians served overseas, all of them volunteers,... Read more of this article

Video: Remembrance Sunday In St George’s

Video: Remembrance Sunday In St George’s

Remembrance Sunday is being marked in St George’s today [Nov 13], with a wreath laying ceremony in King’s Square, which is being followed by a Remembrance Service at St Peter’s Church with Their Majesties Choristers. The ceremony has just concluded, and we will have a full photo gallery later on and in the meantime the 20-minute live video... Read more of this article

Photos: 2016 Remembrance Day Ceremony

Photos: 2016 Remembrance Day Ceremony

Today’s [Nov 11] Remembrance Day Parade saw crowds line Front Street to pay their respects to the Bermudians who served in the two World Wars and other international conflicts.Between World War One [1914-1918] and World War Two [1939-1945], approximately 600 Bermudians served overseas, all of them volunteers, and the veterans who marched today... Read more of this article

Live Video Replay: Remembrance Day Parade

Live Video Replay: Remembrance Day Parade

Crowds of people lined Front Street for the Remembrance Day Parade this morning [Nov 11] to pay their 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. Acting Governor Ginny Ferson, Premier Michael Dunkley and the Opposition Leader... Read more of this article

Nov 13: Remembrance Sunday In St George’s

Nov 13: Remembrance Sunday In St George’s

Remembrance Sunday will be marked in St George’s at 10.30am on November 13th in King’s Square, which will be followed by a Remembrance Service at St Peter’s Church with Their Majesties Choristers. The Royal Artillery Association wreath laying ceremony will involve representatives of the Governor of Bermuda and the Premier, with the Mayor, the... Read more of this article