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Minister Provides Update On Bermuda Regiment

Minister Provides Update On Bermuda Regiment

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines provided an update on the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] in the House of Assembly, saying “the RBR has been hard at work, focused on transforming into a modern day organization, fit for purpose in Bermuda.” Minister Caines said, “After consultation with the Ministry of National Security and... Read more of this article

RBR To Launch A Fresh Drive For New Soldiers

RBR To Launch A Fresh Drive For New Soldiers

The Royal Bermuda Regiment is to launch a fresh drive for new soldiers for the second of its new-style Recruit Camps. Volunteers for Recruit Camp Alpha, the first of two next year, have until the end of January next year to sign up for training, which will run from February 17 to March 1. Royal Bermuda Regiment Commanding Officer David Curley said the... Read more of this article

130 OT Citizens Serving In British Armed Forces

130 OT Citizens Serving In British Armed Forces

As of 1 April 2018, there were 130 British Overseas Territory Citizens serving in the regular trained strength of the British Armed Forces. This was stated in yesterday’s sitting of the British Parliament, when Scottish Conservative MP Andrew Bowie asked the Secretary of State for Defence, “with reference to his news release of 5 November Armed... Read more of this article

Hundreds Turn Out For Remembrance Day

Hundreds Turn Out For Remembrance Day

The commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War ended last night [Nov 11] with a ‘Beacon of Hope’ lit at Government House. Governor John Rankin, members of the public and guests, including Heiko Schwartz, head of the political department at the German Consulate in New York, watched as the fire was lit in the... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: 2018 Remembrance Day Parade

Photo Set #2: 2018 Remembrance Day Parade

Crowds of people lined Front Street yesterday [Nov 11] for the Remembrance Day Parade, as they paid tribute to Bermuda’s war veterans who served in the two World Wars and other international conflicts, with the event also serving to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Those on Parade yesterday included the Royal Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos: Wreath Laying At The War Memorial

Photos: Wreath Laying At The War Memorial

Bermuda is joining nations around the world to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, with a series of events being held today [Nov 11] to mark the end of the conflict, as well as to pay tribute to all the island’s war veterans, with hundreds of Bermudians having served in both World Wars. A solemn wreath-laying ceremony... Read more of this article

Video: Remembrance Day Ceremony & Parade

Video: Remembrance Day Ceremony & Parade

Today [Nov 11] marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, and a series of activities have been planned to mark the end of the conflict, which claimed the lives of millions of people from across the world, including Bermudian soldiers. Government House previously said that a recorded total of 544 Bermudians served in World War One,... Read more of this article

Photos: Govt House Honours, Awards Ceremony

Photos: Govt House Honours, Awards Ceremony

Last week, Premier David Burt and the Minister of National Security Wayne Caines joined Governor John Rankin in celebrating 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 at Government House, members of the uniformed services... Read more of this article

Beacon Lighting Ceremony On November 11

Beacon Lighting Ceremony On November 11

Government House will be the venue for a Beacon Lighting Ceremony this Sunday [Nov 11] in commemoration and remembrance of the end of World War One and of those who served in that conflict. “The ceremony will take place on the North Shore Lawn between 5 and 6.15 pm and all guests are asked to be on-site by 4.45pm. The event is open to the general... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: RAA Wreath Laying Service

Photos & Video: RAA Wreath Laying Service

[Updated with photos] The Royal Artillery Association is holding a Memorial Service and Wreath Laying this morning [Nov 4] in Town Square in St. George’s, with the event serving to honour the island’s war veterans. This is one of a few events that will be held over the next week to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the World War I, which... Read more of this article

100 Year Armistice Day Anniversary On Nov 11

100 Year Armistice Day Anniversary On Nov 11

The Minister of National Security Wayne Caines is encouraging the public’s participation in 100 Year Armistice Day Anniversary on November 11. A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister of National Security Wayne Caines is encouraging the public’s participation in the upcoming events commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the end of the... Read more of this article

Events To Mark 100 Years Since WWI Ended

Events To Mark 100 Years Since WWI Ended

Island soldiers will line up with other groups to mark 100 years since the Armistice that ended World War I. Troops from the Royal Bermuda Regiment will join forces with churches, Government House and the Government in a series of events designed to commemorate the peace treaty signed on November 11, 1918 that ended World War One. Government House will... Read more of this article

Link Facilities Used For Regimental Training

Link Facilities Used For Regimental Training

“It has been a pleasure to have the Regiment on site for the past few days and we appreciate the opportunity to share our facilities for this important key point site training exercise,” Link Facilities Manager Tim Repose said. Mr. Repose said, “We extend our thanks to the group who have been onsite for their professionalism with both clients... Read more of this article