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Photos: RFA Mounts Bay Arrives In Bermuda

Photos: RFA Mounts Bay Arrives In Bermuda

The Royal Naval support ship RFA Mounts Bay has arrived in Bermuda for a three day visit, where she is due to host a Disaster Management Presentation of the vessels capabilities for members of Bermuda’s EMO, and also host tours for the Bermuda Sea Cadets and the Bermuda Scouts Association. “RFA Mounts Bay has been on deployment to the region... Read more of this article

Governor Visits Regiment ‘Pop-Up’ Office

Governor Visits Regiment ‘Pop-Up’ Office

Governor John Rankin today paid a visit to the Royal Bermuda Regiment pop-up recruiting office in Hamilton. Mr Rankin toured the RBR shopfront and spoke to Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel David Curley as well as to soldiers manning the centre. The Governor said: “I’m delighted to see this further outreach from the Regiment to attract volunteers. “The... Read more of this article

Regiment Opens Pop-up Store In Hamilton

Regiment Opens Pop-up Store In Hamilton

The Royal Bermuda Regiment has opened a storefront in Hamilton for the first time to promote service in the island’s defence force. The pop-up shop – at the junction of Queen Street and Reid Street – was opened to boost recruitment in the run-up to next January’s recruit camp. Soldiers on duty at the store can offer advice on the wide range... Read more of this article

Kiwanis Club Pays Tribute To War Veterans

Kiwanis Club Pays Tribute To War Veterans

While the main thrust of Kiwanis Clubs is “serving the children of the world,” there are times when the clubs show their appreciation for the older generation. Earlier this month, Kiwanis St George honoured some of Bermuda’s war veterans – the veterans were feted at a special dinner and each received Kiwanis certificates of appreciation. Prior... Read more of this article

Photos: Awards Ceremony At Government House

Photos: Awards Ceremony At Government House

Premier David Burt, Minister of National Security Wayne Caines and Governor John Rankin recently celebrated the service of those in the Bermuda Police Service, the Royal Bermuda Regiment and the Department of Corrections. During the annual Honours and Awards Ceremony, which took place November 9 at Government House, members of the uniformed services... Read more of this article

Photos: 2017 Remembrance Day Parade

Photos: 2017 Remembrance Day Parade

Crowds yesterday [Nov 11] paid tribute to those who served at Bermuda’s annual Remembrance Day Parade. The Royal Bermuda Regiment and its Band and Corps of Drums joined veterans, soldiers from the British Army and other uniformed services for the wreath-laying at the Cenotaph on Front Street. Bernice Smith, 92, said she attended the ceremony to honour... Read more of this article

One Hour Video: Remembrance Day Parade

One Hour Video: Remembrance Day Parade

Crowds of people lined Front Street for the Remembrance Day Parade this morning [Nov 11] to pay their respects to the Bermudians who served in the two World Wars of the 20th century and other conflicts, many of whom did not return home after making the ultimate sacrifice. The units on parade included War Veterans; Royal Bermuda Regiment; Royal Bermuda... Read more of this article

Regiment Divers To Spearhead Lionfish Derby

Regiment Divers To Spearhead Lionfish Derby

Royal Bermuda Regiment divers will this weekend spearhead a lionfish derby designed to take out as many of the invasive predators as possible. The RBR Underwater Task Force has teamed up with the Bermuda Lionfish Task Force for a team competition to help wipe out the fish, originally from the Pacific, that prey on native fish that keep the island’s... Read more of this article

Minister Caines On Elimination Of Conscription

Minister Caines On Elimination Of Conscription

“It is necessary to bring the 2015 amendments into force first and to thereafter amend the Act to further, and finally end conscription,” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said, adding that “the most likely course is that I will bring the elimination of conscription into force in April 2018 to coincide with the new fiscal... Read more of this article

Regiment Holds Open House & Family Fun Day

Regiment Holds Open House & Family Fun Day

The island’s soldiers at the weekend showed the fun side of military life to members of the public at its annual open day. The Royal Bermuda Regiment relaxed as the troops entertained families at Warwick Camp on Saturday. But the event also had a serious side – a bid to drum up volunteers for next January’s Recruit Camp. Children at the RBR open... Read more of this article

Regiment To Host Family Fun Day On Saturday

Regiment To Host Family Fun Day On Saturday

The island’s defence force is to throw open its doors this weekend for a family fun day designed to showcase the benefits of service. Royal Bermuda Regiment Adjutant Major Duncan Simons said: “We want to provide an opportunity for the public and particularly potential recruits to get a look behind the scenes of the Regiment. “We’re happy to... Read more of this article

Soldiers & Police Thanked For Caribbean Mission

Soldiers & Police Thanked For Caribbean Mission

Governor John Rankin tonight [Oct 10] thanked Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers and police officers for their hard work in hurricane-hit UK territories in the Caribbean. Mr Rankin said: “I’m both immensely grateful and enormously proud at the role the RBR and the Bermuda Police Service played in the hurricane response.” Mr Rankin was speaking at... Read more of this article

Photos: Regiment Return From Turks & Caicos

Photos: Regiment Return From Turks & Caicos

Members of the Royal Bermuda Regiment returned home last night [Sept 28] after spending two weeks assisting the hurricane relief effort in the Turks & Caicos. The original mission was to assist after Hurricane Irma, however the island then sustained another hit by Hurricane Maria, with the Bermuda Regiment on scene to help after both storms. While... Read more of this article