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Royal Bermuda Regiment To Launch New Book

Royal Bermuda Regiment To Launch New Book

The Royal Bermuda Regiment’s picture-packed book to commemorate its 50th anniversary is to be officially launched at the weekend. And author Tony McWilliam will be on hand at Brown & Co. on Front Street on Saturday to sign copies of Royal Bermuda Regiment – 50 Years Strong, prepared to celebrate last year’s golden anniversary of the Island’s... Read more of this article

Soldiers On Pioneering UK Command Course

Soldiers On Pioneering UK Command Course

Two female soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] have flown to the UK on a specialist command course – the first to do so. “And it is hoped to expand the pilot programme in the future to give the RBR’s women soldiers the same overseas training opportunities as male soldiers,” the RBR said. “Corporal Zelipha Gitari and... Read more of this article

61 Regiment Soldiers Complete Recruit Camp

61 Regiment Soldiers Complete Recruit Camp

A total of 61 recruits – all volunteers – celebrated on Saturday as they completed two weeks of training before joining the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] in a variety of specialities. The camp’s 8 Platoon took the honours over 7 Platoon as top platoon – but only by a narrow margin of two points, while 7 Platoon was home to top recruit Devina... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Recruit Camp Passing Out Parade

Photos/Video: Recruit Camp Passing Out Parade

[Updated with video] More than 60 new Bermuda Regiment soldiers marched out of the gates of Warwick Camp today [Jan 23] after taking part in the end of recruit camp passing out parade in front of gathered family and friends, under wet and windy conditions.A total of 66 new recruits wrapped up their Recruit Camp training at the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s... Read more of this article

Photos: Navy Ship ‘HMS Mersey’ In Hamilton

Photos: Navy Ship ‘HMS Mersey’ In Hamilton

The UK’s Royal Navy ship HMS Mersey has arrived in Bermuda, and is presently docked in Hamilton where they will be hosting an open today [Jan 21] between the hours of 10am and 2pm. Earlier this month, the Royal Navy said, “HMS Mersey sailed from Portsmouth today for a seven-month deployment to the North Atlantic. “The ship will provide... Read more of this article

Royal Navy Ship Open House On January 21st

Royal Navy Ship Open House On January 21st

The public are invited to attend an open day aboard the UK’s Royal Navy Ship HMS Mersey on January 21st, Government House said today.“The public are invited to attend an open day aboard the UK’s Royal Naval Ship HMS Mersey between the hours of 10am and 2pm, on 21st January,” a spokesperson said. “There is no need to confirm your... Read more of this article

Regiment Recruits Complete First Week Training

Regiment Recruits Complete First Week Training

The Island’s newest soldiers today [Jan 17] marked a milestone by completing their first week of training. The 66 Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] recruits, all volunteers, left Warwick Camp for a few hours’ leave before their final week at Warwick Camp begins on Monday. The troops attended a traditional drumhead church service after completing a gruelling... Read more of this article

Premier Visits Bermuda Regiment’s Recruit Camp

Premier Visits Bermuda Regiment’s Recruit Camp

Earlier today [Jan 11] Premier and Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley visited Warwick Camp to assess the progress of the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s 2016 recruits. The Premier was accompanied by the Junior Minister of National Security Sen. Jeffrey Baron. Also attending this year’s recruit camp was Deputy Governor Ginny Ferson.A spokesperson... Read more of this article

66 New Recruits Start Training At Warwick Camp

66 New Recruits Start Training At Warwick Camp

A total of 66 new recruits yesterday [Jan 10] started their training at the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s [RBR] Warwick Camp, with this year’s recruit camp the first one ever to host all volunteers. The recruits will be the first to train with the RBR’s new stock of SA-80 rifles – and learn new parade ground drills as the rifles are shorter than... Read more of this article

Photos: Regiment Recruit Camp Gets Underway

Photos: Regiment Recruit Camp Gets Underway

The Royal Bermuda Regiment Recruit Camp got underway this morning [Jan 10], with the camp consisting of all volunteers for the first time ever. The start of the annual Recruit Camp tends to attract spectators each year, and this year was no different, with friends and family gathering to watch this morning’s proceedings, as the male and female volunteers... Read more of this article

Regiment Offering Special Musician Engagement

Regiment Offering Special Musician Engagement

The Royal Bermuda Regiment is offering the opportunity for musicians to join its ranks on a special limited engagement package for one year of initial service, with an upcoming information session aimed at spreading word of the opportunity. The engagement will be paid, running from February 1 to December 17, and will not require volunteers to complete... Read more of this article

PLP On Junior Leaders Programme Funding

PLP On Junior Leaders Programme Funding

The Progressive Labour Party [PLP] is calling on the OBA government to “start putting the welfare, health, and future of our youth first and foremost” with Shadow National Security Minister, Walter Roban saying, “We call on the OBA to reassess its priority of neglect and deprivation of our youth, seniors, and families over the past... Read more of this article

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