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Lineup For 2015 Bermuda Tattoo Announced

Lineup For 2015 Bermuda Tattoo Announced

The Bermuda Regiment, along with the Governor, the Bermuda Regiment Charitable Trust, and the Bermuda Regiment 50th Anniversary Committee announced details of the 2015 Bermuda Tattoo, which will take place in Dockyard on October 22 – 24, 2015.The launch coincided with the official start of Tattoo ticket sales and provided further details on the... Read more of this article

Regiment Band To ‘Beat The Retreat’ Tonight

Regiment Band To ‘Beat The Retreat’ Tonight

The Band and Corps of Drums of the Bermuda Regiment will put on its last display of military music of the season tonight [July 22] on Front Street, as the Regiment will make the last of three appearances to Beat the Retreat as part of the Harbour Night celebrations. “And – in line with themed previous appearances – tonight’s performance... Read more of this article

Soldiers To Be Sworn In As ‘Special Constables’

Soldiers To Be Sworn In As ‘Special Constables’

Bermuda Regiment soldiers are to be sworn in as Special Constables in a bid to boost the defence force’s ability to help out the Police Service. A group of around 30 soldiers, drawn from public order specialists the Operational Support Unit [OSU], Boat Troop and the Regimental Police, have started training under police instructors to earn a warrant... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: RFA Lyme Bay Ship & Helicopter

Photos & Video: RFA Lyme Bay Ship & Helicopter

[Updated] The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Lyme Bay is presently docked in St George’s, and a helicopter from the ship took off at around 1.30pm this afternoon [July 7] and is presently flying over the island.The Royal Navy website describes the vessel by saying: “RFA Lyme Bay is capable of delivering a significant fighting force anywhere... Read more of this article

Poll: 58.7% Of Voters In Favour Of Conscription

Poll: 58.7% Of Voters In Favour Of Conscription

58.7% of voters are in favour of conscription for the Bermuda Regiment, according to a recent poll released by Profiles of Bermuda. In releasing the poll results the company said, “Although down significantly from 2012 [70.9%], the majority of voters are still in favour of the conscripting of officers for the Bermuda Regiment [58.7% in 2015 and 56.4%... Read more of this article

Regiment Divers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Regiment Divers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Bermuda Regiment divers have launched an ambitious programme of wreck dives and conservation work to help celebrate the armed service’s 50th anniversary. Sergeant Major James Self said the programme included 50 wreck dives in 50 days – including conservation work on the 1609 remains of the Sea Venture, which led to the first settlement of the Island,... Read more of this article

Regiment To Launch 50 Wreck Dives In 50 Days

Regiment To Launch 50 Wreck Dives In 50 Days

On Tuesday, the Bermuda Regiment’s diving squad will tomorrow launch an ambitious programme of 50 wreck dives in 50 days at a reception at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI]. Top marine scientists and conservationists have lined up to add their weight to the event – which will also feature ocean clean-ups, marine archaeological... Read more of this article

Regiment Offers Parking For Canada Day Event

Regiment Offers Parking For Canada Day Event

The Bermuda Regiment is to offer its Warwick Camp site for car parking today [June 25] as Canadians celebrate their national day on nearby Warwick Long Bay – complete with a shuttle service to the party.. The Regiment will open up the camp gates to allow revellers to park their cars safely, helping to keep the approach roads around the beach clear... Read more of this article

Masterworks Exhibition To Feature Regiment

Masterworks Exhibition To Feature Regiment

The history of the Bermuda Regiment is set to be on parade at the Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art as part of the armed service’s golden anniversary. And the exhibition features some rarely-seen exhibits connected to its predecessor regiments, the Bermuda Militia Artillery [BMA] and the Bermuda Volunteer Rifle Corps [BVRC], both of which saw service... Read more of this article

Regiment Triumphs At Inter-Services Sports Day

Regiment Triumphs At Inter-Services Sports Day

The Bermuda Regiment’s celebrated its 50th anniversary with a victory in the annual inter-services sports day. The Regiment sports stars notched up 251 points in total – beating the Bermuda Police Service on 229 points in second place, with Court Services and HM Customs taking the joint third podium spot on 75 points each. The winning Regiment football... Read more of this article

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