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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

Soldiers Clear Roads & Deliver Supplies In TCI

Soldiers Clear Roads & Deliver Supplies In TCI

Bermuda soldiers on an aid mission to storm-ravaged Turks & Caicos hit the ground running after a second hit by Hurricane Maria. The Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers —  deployed to the Caribbean country’s Grand Turk island after Hurricane Irma earlier this month caused devastation — cleared roads to key emergency service centres and... Read more of this article

Bermuda Soldiers Prepare For Hurricane Maria

Bermuda Soldiers Prepare For Hurricane Maria

Bermuda soldiers on a helping mission to hurricane-devastated Turks & Caicos are tonight bracing themselves for a second storm. Hurricane Maria — which is currently a Category 3 — is expected to impact Grand Turk early tomorrow [Sept 22] – and Bermuda soldiers raced against time to prepare themselves and the local population for a... Read more of this article

Regiment Gets To Work In Turks & Caicos

Regiment Gets To Work In Turks & Caicos

Bermuda’s troops got to work as soon as they arrived in hurricane-hit Turks & Caicos, the commander on the ground said yesterday. Major Corey Smalley explained the Regiment contingent had helped build a logistics base for the World Food Programme on Providenciales while waiting for an airlift to Grand Turk at the other end of the island chain. Maj.... Read more of this article

Airport Waives Fees For Hurricane Relief Flights

Airport Waives Fees For Hurricane Relief Flights

Bermuda’s airport received two Royal Air Force aircraft over the weekend, which then deployed south in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, with Skyport waiving all normal passenger fees and airport charges for landing, parking and overnight stays. The first of the two aircraft arrived last Thursday evening from Newfoundland and flew to the Caribbean... Read more of this article

RAF Marks Battle Of Britain In Bermuda

RAF Marks Battle Of Britain In Bermuda

RAF airmen yesterday [Sept 15] marked the 77th anniversary of the Battle of Britain at the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s Warwick Camp headquarters. The RAF contingent – the service’s boxing team – is on the island to take part in an international military boxing event at the Berkeley Institute gym tonight. RAF Group Captain Patrick O’Donnell and... Read more of this article

Photos: Regiment Departs For Caribbean

Photos: Regiment Departs For Caribbean

A group of 30 soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment left the island today [Sept 15] to support the UK’s efforts in the Caribbean Overseas Territories devastated by Hurricane Irma. In addition to the 30 soldiers, six Bermuda Police officers are also assisting the efforts, and earlier today, Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said, “The... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘Call For Aid Could Not Go Unheard’

Minister: ‘Call For Aid Could Not Go Unheard’

30 soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment and 6 Bermuda Police officers have now deployed to support the UK’s efforts in the Caribbean Overseas Territories devastated by Hurricane Irma, Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said in the House of Assembly today [Sept 15], adding that “this call for aid could not go unheard,” as “these... Read more of this article

Regiment To Fly To Turks & Caicos Tomorrow

Regiment To Fly To Turks & Caicos Tomorrow

A group of 30 Bermuda soldiers will fly out tomorrow [Sept 15] to provide help to islands in the Caribbean that were devastated by Hurricane Irma. The soldiers will leave the island in an RAF Hercules transporter and fly direct to Providenciales in Turks & Caicos, then on to Grand Turk to begin relief efforts. Tons of emergency supplies, equipment... Read more of this article

Military Boxing: Thurs Cancelled, Sat Still On

Military Boxing: Thurs Cancelled, Sat Still On

A Royal Bermuda Regiment boxing night scheduled for Thursday has been cancelled. Organisers were forced to pull the plug on the first of two nights of international military boxing as the Jamaica Defence Force [JDF] fighters were unable to fly out in time due to the after effects of Hurricane Irma. But the Saturday night event, to be held in the Berkeley... Read more of this article