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Regiment Soldier Suffers Broken Leg In Collision

Regiment Soldier Suffers Broken Leg In Collision

Bermuda Regiment soldier Che Edmead said that he had no regrets about his hurricane service – despite suffering a broken leg after he was hit by a car. Pte Edmead was injured while directing traffic during the massive clean-up of roads after Hurricane Gonzalo. Pte Edmead said, “It was crazy – my leg is broken. But it’s been a crazy few days... Read more of this article

Soldier Struck By Car While Directing Traffic

Soldier Struck By Car While Directing Traffic

A 29 year old Bermuda Regiment soldier — who was directing traffic as the road had been reduced to one lane due to debris — was struck by a car yesterday morning in Hamilton parish. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:15am on Monday, October 20th first responders attended a reported collision on Harrington Sound Road in Hamilton... Read more of this article

Royal Salute For Bermuda Regiment Soldiers

Royal Salute For Bermuda Regiment Soldiers

The Bermuda Regiment’s Royal Patron has sent a personal message of thanks for its response to a double hit by major storms. HRH the Duchess of Gloucester, the Colonel-in-Chief of the Regiment, wrote to CO Lt Col Michael Foster-Brown to thank the Island’s soldiers for their hard work after Bermuda was hit by Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonazalo... Read more of this article

Regiment, Royal Navy Join Forces In Repairs

Regiment, Royal Navy Join Forces In Repairs

The Bermuda Regiment and Royal Navy teams joined forces today [Oct 19] in order to help the island’s hurricane clear up progress, with the joint teams visiting hospitals, schools, churches, youth training centres and private homes to help patch up the damage caused by Hurricane Gonzalo. One team helped clear a dangerous fallen tree from the grounds... Read more of this article

Premier Thanks Soldiers After Storm Cleanups

Premier Thanks Soldiers After Storm Cleanups

Bermuda’s soldiers were tonight [Oct 18] thanked by Premier Michael Dunkley in a surprise visit to Warwick Camp. Premier Dunkley told the troops,“The Bermuda Regiment is owed a debt of gratitude that cannot be paid, except by the smiles on people’s faces. I am so proud as a Bermudian because I get the opportunity to work with people like you,... Read more of this article

Regiment Soldiers Aid In Gonzalo Clean Up

Regiment Soldiers Aid In Gonzalo Clean Up

Bermuda’s soldiers were today out on the water and on land helping clear up after Hurricane Gonzalo. Boat Troop soldiers checked homes on islands in and around Hamilton Harbour for damage while land-based soldiers continued to clear roads and help secure damaged roofs. The news came as the Regiment prepared to team up with sailors from HMS Argyll... Read more of this article

West End Ambulance Team Called Into Action

West End Ambulance Team Called Into Action

An ambulance team based at the Bermuda Regiment’s Warwick Camp this morning [Oct 17] swung into action after an emergency call from a woman who had gone into labour early. King Edward VII Memorial Hospital critical nurse Shaunne Smith said, “It’s useful being based up here. Everybody’s got their stations and their areas.” The Regiment’s... Read more of this article

Regiment Partially Embodied From 2pm Thurs

Regiment Partially Embodied From 2pm Thurs

Due to the impending arrival of Hurricane Gonzalo — a Category 3 hurricane forecast to batter us with tropical and hurricane force winds for 27 hours – the Bermuda Regiment will be partially embodied with effect from 2.00pm on Thursday. A statement from the Regiment said, “Individuals included in that embodiment will have already been... Read more of this article

Island Residents Thank Regiment Soldiers

Island Residents Thank Regiment Soldiers

Island residents yesterday [Oct 14] united to praise Bermuda Regiment soldiers who have worked to repair the damage caused by Tropical Storm Fay. Regiment teams again fanned out around the Island to help clear up debris and patch damaged roofs as a new hurricane threat looms on the horizon. Health Visitor Diane Gledhill, who looks after babies and young... Read more of this article

200 Regiment Soldiers Help Clean Up After Fay

200 Regiment Soldiers Help Clean Up After Fay

A total of 200 Bermuda Regiment soldiers pitched in today [Oct 13] to help cope with the damage caused by Tropical Storm Fay. Teams fanned out across the Island, putting tarpaulins on the roofs of 30 damaged homes, clearing the roadways of trees and other debris and clearing up around schools. One Immediate Response Team [IRT] spent the afternoon clearing... Read more of this article


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