Tag: Military and Regiment

WWI Commemoration To Be Held At City Hall

WWI Commemoration To Be Held At City Hall

Mayor Graeme Outerbridge will host a brief service on the steps of City Hall in Hamilton tomorrow [Aug 14] in order to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of hostilities in World War I. The service is due to begin promptly at 12.00pm and is expected to last for approximately 30-40 minutes. A spokesperson said, “The Bishop of Bermuda... Read more of this article

Regiment Lt Colonel Issues ‘Half-Term Report’

Regiment Lt Colonel Issues ‘Half-Term Report’

Regiment Commanding Officer Lt Col Michael Foster-Brown is optimistic that the first all-volunteer Recruit Camp will be before the completes his tour of duty, Col Foster-Brown [pictured] – with just over a year in the job – said, “The challenge will be to maintain that into the future. The Premier has repeatedly said ‘the Government will not... Read more of this article

Regiment Soldier Marches Out For Cup Match

Regiment Soldier Marches Out For Cup Match

A Bermuda Regiment soldier launched an “all-out attack” for Somerset at Cup Match yesterday [July 31], with L.Cpl Jordan DeSilva swapping camouflage gear for whites as his team took on St. George’s in the biggest cricket match of the year. But Cpl DeSilva – an all-rounder, but more of a bowler – said his military training would stay... Read more of this article

Junior Leaders Complete Two Week Camp

Junior Leaders Complete Two Week Camp

A total of 45 Junior Leaders completed their two week annual training camp this weekend, and proud family and friends watched as the school-age branch of the armed services paraded at Warwick Camp to mark the end of 14 action-packed days in the field. Junior Leaders Pte Akilah Acka, 15, said, “I’ve really enjoyed it – I got to make new friends... Read more of this article

Premier On Plans To Eliminate Conscription

Premier On Plans To Eliminate Conscription

In the House of Assembly today [July 11], Premier Michael Dunkley spoke about the steps being taken to eliminate conscription, highlighting the issues that need to be taken into consideration during the shift to an all-volunteer force. Premier Dunkley said, “The public discussion around the issue of conscription has its ebbs and flows. In spite... Read more of this article

PLP: Time For OBA To Collaborate With PLP

PLP: Time For OBA To Collaborate With PLP

The Opposition Progressive Labour Party today [July 7] said it’s time for the OBA to collaborate with the PLP and end conscription. Shadow Home Affairs Minister Walter Roban said, “The news that support for the abolition of conscription is growing among Bermudians is encouraging, and hopefully sends a message to the OBA that the time has... Read more of this article

HMS Argyll Commander Visits Warwick Camp

HMS Argyll Commander Visits Warwick Camp

Commander [CDR] Paul Hammond of the visiting Royal Navy’s HMS Argyll made a courtesy call at Warwick camp yesterday [July 1] and met with Bermuda Regiment Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel [Lt. Col] Michael Foster-Brown.The Type 23 frigate arrived in Bermuda this week and according to the Royal Navy’s website, the HMS Argyll will be conducting... Read more of this article

UK Royal Navy’s HMS Argyll To Stop In Bermuda

UK Royal Navy’s HMS Argyll To Stop In Bermuda

The UK Royal Navy’s HMS Argyll is due to stop in Bermuda this week, with the shipping schedule listing the Type 23 frigate as set to arrive today [June 30].According to the Royal Navy’s website, the HMS Argyll will be conducting a wide range of tasks when on patrol including engaging with UK territories and partners providing reassurance... Read more of this article

Premier Dunkley Visits Regiment Boat Troop

Premier Dunkley Visits Regiment Boat Troop

Premier and National Security Minister Michael Dunkley joined the Bermuda Regiment’s Boat Troop as they exercised their maritime role during their two weeks annual training. Mr Dunkley watched the Regiment’s sea-going soldiers chase and halt suspect vessels safely. Mr Dunkley said: “We got to watch them perform, see how they do their exercises... Read more of this article

Photos: Queen’s Birthday Parade In Hamilton

Photos: Queen’s Birthday Parade In Hamilton

Pomp and pageantry took over Front Street yesterday morning [June 14] as the annual Queen’s Birthday Parade took place, featuring the Bermuda Regiment, the Bermuda Regiment Band & Corps of Drums, the Bermuda Police Service and Bermuda Police Reserves and more.The military in Bermuda has always celebrated the Sovereign’s Official Birthday with... Read more of this article


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