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Regiment Welcomes Somerset & St George’s

Regiment Welcomes Somerset & St George’s

Cricket teams Somerset and St George’s put aside their rivalry to take the salute after the Royal Bermuda Regiment Band and Corps of Drums performed at Harbour Night in Hamilton. Somerset Cricket Club president Alfred Maybury and St George’s vice-president Mishael Paynter joined RBR Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel David Curley at Wednesday... Read more of this article

Young Tourist Beats The Bermuda Drum

Young Tourist Beats The Bermuda Drum

A young musician on vacation to the island paid a visit to the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s Warwick Camp to see the Band and Corps of Drums tune up for a performance at Harbour Nights tomorrow. Little James Grassick, aged 9, who plays for the Peebles Burgh Silver Band in Peebles in the Scottish Borders, was invited to see the soldiers practice after a... Read more of this article

Regiment Junior Leaders Head To England

Regiment Junior Leaders Head To England

A group of 12 Royal Bermuda Regiment Junior Leaders at the weekend flew to Britain for two weeks of training and adventure. The teenage soldiers will join the Combined Cadet Force from the Royal Hospital School Suffolk, England, for the two-week exercise in Lincolnshire, designed to test their skills and provide adventure training. Junior Leaders’... Read more of this article

Video: Princess Royal Meets Bermuda Regiment

Video: Princess Royal Meets Bermuda Regiment

The Princess Royal yesterday [June 25] met soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment as she toured the America’s Cup Event Village. The Royal visit came as the Bermuda Regiment’s biggest-ever deployment drew to a close with the final races of the competition. The Princess and her husband Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence met troops from the Regiment... Read more of this article

Another Attempt To Remove Old WWII Ordnance

Another Attempt To Remove Old WWII Ordnance

Sea conditions prevented the Joint Services Explosives Ordnance Disposal [JSEOD] team from detonating military ordnance from World War II that was recently discovered in the Chaplin Bay area, however another attempt will be made on Tuesday, 20th June. A police spokesperson said, “Sea conditions on Friday 16th June prevented the Joint Services... Read more of this article

Team To Dispose Of ‘Unexploded Ordnance’

Team To Dispose Of ‘Unexploded Ordnance’

The Joint Services Explosives Ordnance Disposal team will conduct an operation off Chaplin Bay tomorrow morning [June 16] to “detonate recently discovered unexploded military ordnance.” A police spokesperson said, “The Joint Services Explosives Ordnance Disposal [JSEOD] team, made up of members of the Bermuda Police Service and Royal... Read more of this article

Regiment & Police Take On Water Security Role

Regiment & Police Take On Water Security Role

Troops from the Royal Bermuda Regiment and officers from the Marine Police are playing a vital role in maritime security at the America’s Cup. Soldiers from Boat Troop, many of them special constables, have joined forces with the Bermuda Police Service’s Marine Unit to patrol the race course and maintain harbour security. Lance Corporal Raymond... Read more of this article

Joint Effort For America’s Cup Security Team

Joint Effort For America’s Cup Security Team

Soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment and officers from the Bermuda Police Service are at the heart of a massive security operation designed to keep the America’s Cup event safe. The Regiment has joined forces with event organisers and island emergency services in a joint effort to safeguard the competition. Rob Walley, coordinator at the Joint... Read more of this article

Regiment Soldiers Working At America’s Cup

Regiment Soldiers Working At America’s Cup

Specially trained soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment were out in force for the opening day of the America’s Cup on land and on the water. Troops performed security checks on visitors at Cross Island and patrolled the waters around the venue with the Bermuda Police Service marine police. The Regiment also provided divers for sub-sea security... Read more of this article

RFA Wave Knight Ship Arrives In Bermuda

RFA Wave Knight Ship Arrives In Bermuda

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Wave Knight arrived today [May 25] as “part of UK’s support towards Bermuda’s preparations for the Americas Cup.” A spokesperson said, “RFA Wave Knight is on deployment to the region as part of her Atlantic Patrol Tasking [North] duties, a year round commitment to the UK’s Caribbean overseas... Read more of this article

Rifle & Drill Team Set For Bermuda Day Parade

Rifle & Drill Team Set For Bermuda Day Parade

A ladies’ drill and rifle team set up with help from the Royal Bermuda Regiment is set to shine in Wednesday’s Bermuda Day parade. The Bermuda Rifle and Drill Team is set to field its biggest-ever contingent of 37 – with junior members marching alongside adults for the first time. RBR Sergeant Debbie Symons, who founded the group four years... Read more of this article

Photos: French Navy Vessel Visits St George’s

Photos: French Navy Vessel Visits St George’s

St. George’s played host to a visiting French Navy vessel recently with the 54.8 metre ship berthing at Penno’s Wharf and Bermuda High School for Girls students taking the opportunity to be guided on a tour of the vessel. According to their website, the “La Capricieuse is the 3rd unit of the series of ten patrollers of the Navy type... Read more of this article

25 Soldiers Sworn In As ‘Special Constables’

25 Soldiers Sworn In As ‘Special Constables’

A total of 25 Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers were sworn in as Special Constables, and will be deployed as part of the joint security effort alongside police officers for the upcoming America’s Cup. The troops, from the RBR’s Operational Support Unit [OSU], the Regiment public order specialists, took the oath of constable at the Bermuda Police headquarters,... Read more of this article