Tag: Military and Regiment

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

Canada’s HMCS Montreal Docked In Hamilton

Canada’s HMCS Montreal Docked In Hamilton

The HMCS Montreal — one of 12 frigates in the Royal Canadian Navy — is presently docked in Hamilton. Named after the city of Montreal, she was launched in 1992 and serves on MARLANT missions protecting Canada’s sovereignty in the Atlantic Ocean and enforcing Canadian laws in its territorial sea and Exclusive Economic Zone.Montréal has also... Read more of this article

Regiment Training Continues In Canada

Regiment Training Continues In Canada

Regiment soldiers stormed a village in a pre-dawn attack as the climax of their two weeks of training in Canada. Two companies of around 70 soldiers each cleared the urban warfare village at Meaford training centre in Ontario, which was defended by professional Canadian soldiers. And – after a battle lasting an hour-and-a-half using blank ammunition,... Read more of this article

Emergency Services Train With Island’s Soldiers

Emergency Services Train With Island’s Soldiers

Members of Bermuda’s other emergency services have donned combat gear to spend time in the field with the island’s soldiers. Two firearms-qualified police officers spent time on the range with Regiment troops, while St John Ambulance and Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service medics spent time in the field dealing with a range of injuries, Satyrah... Read more of this article


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