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Bermuda Earns Plaudits After Caribbean Exercise

Bermuda Earns Plaudits After Caribbean Exercise

Bermuda’s soldiers were singled out for praise at the closing ceremony of a massive international military exercise in the Caribbean at the weekend. Sir Louis Straker, the Acting Prime Minister of St Vincent & the Grenadines, the host nation for Exercise Tradewinds, said that the RBR had won hearts and minds for their work in renovating and improving... Read more of this article

RBR Plays Vital Role In Tradewinds Exercises

RBR Plays Vital Role In Tradewinds Exercises

Bermuda’s soldiers are playing a vital behind-the-scenes role in a major disaster relief and security exercise in the Caribbean. Royal Bermuda Regiment troops are a major component of the land forces for Exercise Tradewinds in St Vincent & the Grenadines – but senior officers are heavily involved as planners and coordinators of the multi-national... Read more of this article

Regiment Troops Storm A Stronghold In Exercise

Regiment Troops Storm A Stronghold In Exercise

Bermuda soldiers mounted an assault on a “terrorist stronghold” as part of a training exercise in the Caribbean. Royal Bermuda Regiment troops stormed a building occupied by “terrorists and bomb-makers” alongside troops and police from other countries as part of Exercise Tradewinds in St Vincent & the Grenadines. Lance Corporal... Read more of this article

Soldiers Renovate A Run-Down Health Clinic

Soldiers Renovate A Run-Down Health Clinic

Big hearted Bermudian soldiers yesterday [June 17] rallied round to renovate a run-down health clinic in St Vincent & the Grenadines. A spokesperson said, “RBR troops from Logistics Company installed high intensity security lights at the free public clinic, which has been hit by burglars, cut down trees that hid it from the nearby road to... Read more of this article

Soldiers Raid ‘Bomb Factory’ As Part Of Exercise

Soldiers Raid ‘Bomb Factory’ As Part Of Exercise

Bermudian soldiers played a vital part in an exercise in the Caribbean that saw an international assault team take down a bomb making factory based in a house. Royal Bermuda Regiment troops carried out reconnaissance and intelligence gathering outside the building near the Old Montrose police station outside the St Vincent & the Grenadines capital... Read more of this article

Video: Exercise Tradewinds Opening In St Vincent

Video: Exercise Tradewinds Opening In St Vincent

Drone video footage taken during the opening ceremony of Exercise Tradewinds 19 Phase 2 in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on June 14 shows participants gathered and flags of the participating nations displayed, with Bermuda one of the islands taking part. In its 35th year, Tradewinds was designed to build increased regional cooperation in complex... Read more of this article

Regiment Joins ‘Simulated Bomb Alert’ Exercise

Regiment Joins ‘Simulated Bomb Alert’ Exercise

A multi-national task force tackled a simulated bomb alert at a hotel in St Vincent at the weekend as part of the major exercise Tradewinds 2019. Troops from the Royal Bermuda Regiment joined forces with Caribbean, US and French forces on a security exercise which featured an abandoned suitcase leaking fluid in a hotel lobby. The security team, which... Read more of this article

Soldiers Join 22 Nations In Training Exercise

Soldiers Join 22 Nations In Training Exercise

Bermuda’s solders took their place among 22 other countries for the opening ceremony of a massive international disaster relief exercise in the Caribbean today [June 14]. Island soldiers lined up alongside representatives of the armies, navies, coastguards and air forces of regional participants in Exercise Tradewinds phase two in St Vincent &... Read more of this article

Bermuda Regiment Starts International Exercise

Bermuda Regiment Starts International Exercise

About 120 soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment arrived in the Caribbean today [June 13] to join a massive multi-national disaster relief exercise. The troops bedded down in the disused ET Joshua Airport before phase two of Exercise Tradewinds 19, which will involve a variety of tough scenarios, kicks off in earnest tomorrow. Lance Corporal Gary... Read more of this article

RBR Soldiers Get Set For Exercise Tradewinds

RBR Soldiers Get Set For Exercise Tradewinds

Soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment have spent their first week as part of an international disaster relief exercise in the Caribbean. A total of seven soldiers are in the Dominican Republic in the run up to the deployment of more RBR soldiers for the second phase of Exercise Tradewinds, to be based in St Vincent & the Grenadines. Lieutenant... Read more of this article

Photos: Queen’s Birthday Parade In Hamilton

Photos: Queen’s Birthday Parade In Hamilton

The annual Queen’s Birthday Parade was held on Saturday morning [June 8] on Front Street in Hamilton featuring the pomp and pageantry of the marching units from the Royal Bermuda Regiment, Royal Bermuda Regiment Band & Corps of Drums, Bermuda Police Service, Royal Bermuda Regiment Junior Leaders and the Bermuda Sea Cadet Corps. The military in... Read more of this article

‘Vital Training And Testing Process’ For Regiment

‘Vital Training And Testing Process’ For Regiment

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines outlined Bermuda’s role in the Trade Winds Exercise in the Dominican Republic, which he described as a “Caribbean-focused training exercise designed to help participants better respond to natural disasters, land and maritime threats.” Speaking in the House of Assembly today [June 7], Minister... Read more of this article

Regiment Participates In Trade Winds Training

Regiment Participates In Trade Winds Training

The Minister of National Security Wayne Caines has accompanied the Royal Bermuda Regiment to the Dominican Republic to participate in Phase 1 of the 2019 Trade Winds [TW] Training Exercise. This phase of the TW19 will take place from 30 May until 8 June, 2019 and included 100 participants.“Trade Winds is a Caribbean-focused training exercise... Read more of this article