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Photos/Video: Gun Salute Celebrates Royal Baby

Photos/Video: Gun Salute Celebrates Royal Baby

[Updated with photos & video] To celebrate the birth of the daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, a Royal Four Gun Salute will take place this afternoon [May 2] at 12:30pm at Albouy’s Point in Hamilton, and the public is invited to attend. “In attendance will be His Excellency The Governor, Mr. George Fergusson and Mrs. Fergusson... Read more of this article

Regiment Gunners Prepare To Salute Royal Baby

Regiment Gunners Prepare To Salute Royal Baby

Bermuda Regiment gunners are on standby to celebrate a new Royal baby with a traditional salute, as the Duchess of Cambridge is expected to give birth to the fourth in line to the British throne soon. And the field guns of the Regiment, part of the Guns and Assault Pioneers [GAP] are ready for to deliver the salute from Albuoys Point in Hamilton. Regiment... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: St George’s Anzac Day Service

Photos & Video: St George’s Anzac Day Service

Yesterday [Apr 25] marked centenary Anzac Day commemorations in Bermuda, with a dawn service on Coral Beach beginning at 6.15am, with a commemorative service following at 5.00pm at the Military Cemetery on Secretary Road in St George’s. The service served to remember Petty Officer George McKenzie Samson, who was awarded the Victoria Cross for his... Read more of this article

Were You In The Bermuda Regiment In 1965?

Were You In The Bermuda Regiment In 1965?

The Bermuda Regiment 50th Anniversary [BR50] Committee is appealing to the public to assist in their efforts to re-create the initial nominal roll of the Bermuda Regiment by providing the names of any soldiers who were a part of the newly formed body upon the September 1, 1965 amalgamation of the Bermuda Militia Artillery and the Bermuda Rifles. A... Read more of this article

Regimental Displays Unveiled At Post Office

Regimental Displays Unveiled At Post Office

The Premier and Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley today [Apr 16] unveiled the new panel displays on the exterior walls of the General Post Office in Hamilton featuring images of the Bermuda Regiment, serving to commemorates the Bermuda Regiment’s 50th anniversary. “The panel displays pay homage to both the modern day roles and highly... Read more of this article

Regiment Completes “April Advance” Exercise

Regiment Completes “April Advance” Exercise

Bermuda Regiment soldiers at the weekend completed a major exercise focused on its internal security role. April Advance – the final major piece of training before the annual overseas training exercise at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina – put the Regiment’s second and third year soldiers through two days of gruelling scenarios. Exercises included... Read more of this article

Historic Cannon From 1807 At Warwick Camp

Historic Cannon From 1807 At Warwick Camp

As a part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Bermuda Regiment this year, the National Museum of Bermuda has placed an historic cannon at the entrance to Warwick Camp, the home of the Regiment. The cannon and carriage will be officially dedicated in a ceremony in October 2015 when the contributing donors, including the Bruce Sharpe Family, will... Read more of this article

Bermuda Regiment Holds Anniversary Concert

Bermuda Regiment Holds Anniversary Concert

A close-to-capacity crowd gave the Bermuda Regiment Band and Corps of Drums a standing ovation today [Apr 12] at the end of a concert to celebrate the military’s half-century. The Regiment band led a talented line-up of 130 musicians at the Ruth Seaton James Auditorium — a last-minute venue change for the free Reunion Concert from the gardens of... Read more of this article

Free Concert For Regiment’s 50th Anniversary

Free Concert For Regiment’s 50th Anniversary

The Bermuda Regiment 50th Anniversary [BR50] Committee invites members of the public to join the Band of the Bermuda Regiment and other community bands and musicians from 3:00pm on Sunday, April 12, for a Reunion Concert to mark the Bermuda Regiment’s fifty years of service. “This event is hosted by courtesy of His Excellency Mr George Fergusson... Read more of this article

Top Officers From UK And US Praise Regiment

Top Officers From UK And US Praise Regiment

Generals from the United Kingdom and United States recently gave the island’s defense force their seal of approval, with Bermuda Regiment CO Lt Col Michael Foster-Brown saying that the visit from senior military figures “heralded a new era of cooperation between the three countries – as well as increased opportunities for Regiment soldiers... Read more of this article

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