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Soldiers Link Up With Telecoms For Training

Soldiers Link Up With Telecoms For Training

Soldiers on guard duty at a telecoms complex as part of a security exercise got a visit from Governor John Rankin today [Oct 18]. Governor Rankin, Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Bermuda Regiment, toured the Link Bermuda site in Devonshire’s Middle Road as more than 30 troops practised around the clock guard duties at key points in the event of disaster... Read more of this article

Regiment Soldiers Join Island-Wide Clean Up

Regiment Soldiers Join Island-Wide Clean Up

Bermuda’s defence force pitched in to help a massive clean-up of the island’s coasts at the weekend. A group of ten Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers, plus support from Motor Transport troops, volunteered to clear up waste in the water in the west end, near to the new headquarters of the expanded RBR Boat Troop. The work, sponsored by professional... Read more of this article

Regiment Boat Troop & Police Rescue Minister

Regiment Boat Troop & Police Rescue Minister

Royal Bermuda Regiment Boat Troop soldiers and marine police officers saved the day for Minister of National Security Wayne Caines after a Boston Whaler boat carrying him to meet family and friends at the traditional Mangrove Bay raft up broke down en route from Riddell’s Bay on Sunday. Minister Caines said: “It was good to see the team working... Read more of this article

23 New Soldiers Complete First Summer Camp

23 New Soldiers Complete First Summer Camp

A total of 23 new soldiers passed out of the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s first summer recruit camp last night. The soldiers were cheered on by friends and family as they marched on to Warwick Camp’s parade ground to be presented with their rank badges – and prizes for the outstanding recruits and instructors. The newest RBR soldiers march on to the... Read more of this article

Regiment Recruits Tackle Assault Course

Regiment Recruits Tackle Assault Course

New recruits to the Royal Bermuda Regiment yesterday [July 8] marked the halfway mark of their basic training with a race around the Warwick Camp assault course. The three sections in the first summer Recruit Camp competed against each other in a daybreak bid to beat the clock. Private Chaiquon Smith, 21, said: “The assault course was a great way... Read more of this article

New Recruits Practice Drill & Weapons Safety

New Recruits Practice Drill & Weapons Safety

The island’s newest soldiers today [July 6] spent the day perfecting their drill and weapons safety. Recruits at the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s first summer Recruit Camp practiced their drill moves and worked with SA-80 rifles in preparation for their visit to the firing range next week. Private Stevontae Somersall, 24, from Pembroke, said: “Drill’s... Read more of this article

Governor Visits New Soldiers At Recruit Camp

Governor Visits New Soldiers At Recruit Camp

The Governor paid a visit to the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s first summer Recruit Camp today. John Rankin, Commander-in-Chief of the RBR, chatted with the service’s newest soldiers, toured the camp and inspected new vehicles brought in to boost the capabilities of the island’s defence force. Mr Rankin said the Regiment had proved its professionalism... Read more of this article

Marshall: ‘Conscription Needed To Be Abolished’

Marshall: ‘Conscription Needed To Be Abolished’

“Conscription finally was abolished bringing to an end a system that had brought immense suffering to an innumerable amount of young men and their parents since 1965,” Larry Marshall Sr said. Mr Marshall’s comments follow after the Defence Amendment Act 2018 — which seeks to abolish conscription — was passed in the House of Assembly... Read more of this article

New Soldiers Join First Summer Recruit Camp

New Soldiers Join First Summer Recruit Camp

A total of 24 new recruits yesterday joined up for the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s first summer Recruit Camp. The rookie soldiers will spend the next two weeks learning the basics of military life in preparation for a choice of special roles at the end of their training. Shosun Durham, who comes from a family which has served in the island’s military... Read more of this article

MPs Pass Bill To Abolish Regiment Conscription

MPs Pass Bill To Abolish Regiment Conscription

The Defence Amendment Act 2018 — which seeks to abolish conscription — passed in the House of Assembly last night. In delivering a brief in advance of the debate, Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said, “This Government promised to end conscription in the Royal Bermuda Regiment within its first legislative session. This Bill... Read more of this article

Minister Caines Updates On Regiment Training

Minister Caines Updates On Regiment Training

“Over the past three months, the Royal Bermuda Regiment has engaged in several activities related to local and overseas training, defence engagement, and recruiting,” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines Speaking in the House of Assembly today [June 15], Minister Caines provided an update on their training, noting that for the first... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: 2018 Queen’s Birthday Parade

Photos & Video: 2018 Queen’s Birthday Parade

[Updated with photos] The annual Queen’s Birthday Parade is taking place this morning [June 9] on Front Street in Hamilton featuring the pomp and pageantry of the marching units from The Royal Bermuda Regiment, Royal Bermuda Regiment Band & Corps of Drums, Bermuda Police Service and Bermuda Police Reserves, Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, Royal... Read more of this article

Queen’s Birthday Parade Set For This Saturday

Queen’s Birthday Parade Set For This Saturday

The annual Queen’s Birthday Parade will take place on Saturday morning [June 9] at 10.30am along Front Street in Hamilton. A Government spokesperson said, “The public is advised that the annual Queen’s Birthday Parade will take place Saturday morning [9 June] along Front Street, Hamilton. The 2017 Queen’s Birthday Parade:“The parade gets... Read more of this article