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Video: Regiment Training In North Carolina

Video: Regiment Training In North Carolina

Regiment troops returned at the weekend from two weeks of training at a US Marine Corps Camp Lejeune base in North Carolina, with the 180-strong group flying home from North Carolina on Saturday afternoon. While training in North Carolina, the soldiers took part in various exercises, including pre-dawn strike operations to raid houses, capture insurgents... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Soldiers Return From Camp Lejeune

Bermuda’s Soldiers Return From Camp Lejeune

Regiment troops returned at the weekend from two weeks of training at a US Marine Corps base in North Carolina. And the Island’s troops got the US Marines seal of approval after a massive final exercise in riot control at a Camp Lejeune town specially built for training in urban operations. [L to R] Prize fighters:  Lance Corporal Melissa Brangman... Read more of this article

Soldiers Fly Into Action At Camp Lejeune

Soldiers Fly Into Action At Camp Lejeune

The Bermuda Regiment troops ‘flew into action’ by helicopter to a special combat town for the final phase of their two weeks’ in a purpose-built combat town. Private Marcus Iris-Simmons, 20, from Sandys, said after the Monday [May 11] flight: “It was a great experience – something I can tell my future children about.” Private Donald... Read more of this article

Regiment Soldiers Train In ‘Torrential’ Rain

Regiment Soldiers Train In ‘Torrential’ Rain

Bermuda’s soldiers ‘battled’ rainstorms caused by Tropical Storm Ana, with troops facing downpours as they began a force-on-force exercise, where opposing Regiment platoons will take each other on in battle conditions designed to test their military skills and teamwork. Almost all of the 180-plus Bermuda contingent left barracks accommodation... Read more of this article

Beacon Ceremony To Mark 60th VE Anniversary

Beacon Ceremony To Mark 60th VE Anniversary

On Saturday evening [May 9] a lighting of the Beacon Ceremony was held at Spanish Point Park to commemorates the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe [VE] Day. His Excellency the Governor George Fergusson, members of the Sea Cadets and Bermuda Regiment junior leaders programme and members of the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service were present.A tribute... Read more of this article

Governor, Senator Visit Soldiers In North Carolina

Governor, Senator Visit Soldiers In North Carolina

Bermuda’s soldiers training at the US Marines Camp Lejeune in North Carolina were recently visited by Governor George Fergusson, the UK Military Attache at the British Embassy in Washington Brigadier James Illingworth, Honorary Colonel Eugene Raynor and Junior Minister for National Security Jeff Baron. Brigadier James Illingworth chats to a Regiment... Read more of this article

Regiment Soldiers Receive Lessons In Archery

Regiment Soldiers Receive Lessons In Archery

Regiment soldiers went “back to basics” during their training in the U.S. with lessons in archery. The bow and arrow experience – once the main infantry weapon – was part of a break in training that saw the troops try their hands at paddle boarding, kayaking, a climbing wall and other sports. Soldiers started the day at the gym,... Read more of this article

Soldiers Prepare For Major Riot Control Situation

Soldiers Prepare For Major Riot Control Situation

Soldiers upped the pace yesterday [May 6] as they prepared for a major riot control situation in a US Marines combat town. The troops practiced public order techniques in the Marines’ military operations in urban terrain [MOUT] training ground at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. On-loan instructor Colour Sergeant Ashley Ward, a combat veteran from... Read more of this article

Regiment Tackle “Terrorists” During Training

Regiment Tackle “Terrorists” During Training

Tackling “terrorists” was today on the agenda for Bermuda Regiment soldiers training in North Carolina. The second full day of the two-week overseas exercise saw troops working in a full-scale town – Military Operations in Urban Terrain [MOUT] – searching buildings and vehicles. The site at the United States Marine Corps’ Camp Lejeune... Read more of this article

Regiment Soldiers Training At US Marine  Base

Regiment Soldiers Training At US Marine Base

Bermuda Regiment soldiers started the first day of training of a tough two weeks at a US Marine Corps base in North Carolina. While some troops practiced their rifle skills on the range, others used the wide open spaces of Camp Lejeune for patrol and section attack techniques. The Operational Support Unit [OSU], the Regiment’s public order specialists,... Read more of this article

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