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Sgt. Sheldon Fox Undertaking Musicians Course

Sgt. Sheldon Fox Undertaking Musicians Course

Recently, the Naval School of Music [NAVSoM] held its course completion exercises for eight of the finest musicians in the United States Navy and Marine Corps. NAVSoM is the training depot for the service men and women who would serve the US Department of Defence as musicians. As the name suggests, the school is run by the Department of the Navy, however,... Read more of this article

Soldiers Hone Their Skills In One-Week Camp

Soldiers Hone Their Skills In One-Week Camp

Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers completed a one week camp at the weekend designed to train troops for emergency roles. Signallers practised setting up a communications network in the wake of a hurricane, while others re-qualified as Special Constables. Members of the Band and Corps of Drums not only worked on their music skills, but completed mandatory... Read more of this article

Regiment Start One Week On-Island Camp

Regiment Start One Week On-Island Camp

About 100 soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment have started a one week on-island camp. The troops – from infantry soldiers from A Company, to signallers and bandsmen – will train at Warwick Camp this week instead of the traditional overseas exercise. The soldiers from A Company practiced public order work with the Operational Support Unit [OSU],... Read more of this article

Video: Gun Salute Celebrates New Royal Baby

Video: Gun Salute Celebrates New Royal Baby

This evening, the Royal Bermuda Regiment fired a Gun Salute to commemorate the Royal Birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s third child.The royal baby, who was born yesterday, is fifth in line to the British throne, after grandfather Prince Charles, father Prince William and two siblings. The newest addition to the royal family is a younger... Read more of this article

Gun Salute To Mark The New Royal Baby

Gun Salute To Mark The New Royal Baby

[Updated] Governor John Rankin has “commanded that a Gun Salute [GS] be fired to commemorate the Royal Birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s third child,” the Government confirmed this evening. “The salute will take place on Tuesday, 24 April 2018 at Albouy’s Point. “The Gun Salute will involve the firing of a single... Read more of this article

Regiment Band Seeks Student Involvement

Regiment Band Seeks Student Involvement

The Royal Bermuda Regiment is inviting young musicians to join the ranks of the Regiment Band and Corps of Drums for the summer. According to Major Dwight Robinson, Director of Music for the Royal Bermuda Regiment Band and Corps of Drums, the Royal Bermuda Regiment Summer Employment initiative is an opportunity for students aged 15 to 22 to play alongside... Read more of this article

German Film Crew Visits Warwick Camp

German Film Crew Visits Warwick Camp

A television crew from Germany filmed the island’s defence force going through their paces on Saturday. The team from Franco-German television company ZDF Arte toured Warwick Camp and captured soldiers in action as part of a series they are producing. They were invited by Governor John Rankin, the Commander-in-Chief of the RBR, who was also interviewed... Read more of this article

Minister Caines Responds To ‘Nine Colonels’

Minister Caines Responds To ‘Nine Colonels’

“The ‘Nine Colonels’ view regarding conscription is myopic, and their conclusions are outdated and factually inaccurate,” Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said this evening. The Minister’s statement follows after group of nine former Commanding Officers of the Royal Bermuda Regiment said the Regiment is “now... Read more of this article

Nine Colonels: ‘Regiment Is Now Under Strength’

Nine Colonels: ‘Regiment Is Now Under Strength’

[Updated] Noting that this year there were 40 volunteers, a group of nine former Commanding Officers of the Royal Bermuda Regiment said the Regiment is “now seriously under strength” adding that they feel the “abolition of conscription in Bermuda will lead to the ultimate demise and disappearance” of the Regiment. On behalf of... Read more of this article

This Year’s Regiment Overseas Camp Cancelled

This Year’s Regiment Overseas Camp Cancelled

In a decision that will save between $300,000 and $450,000, the 2018 Royal Bermuda Regiment Overseas Camp has been cancelled, Minister of National Security Wayne Caines said, adding that the “decision to cancel the camp has been made as a result of identifying better value for money and the need to invest in activities that are operationally focused.” Speaking... Read more of this article

Royal Bermuda Regiment Camp Concludes

Royal Bermuda Regiment Camp Concludes

The Island’s newest soldiers passed out of the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s Recruit Camp at the weekend, with a total of 40 recruits – all volunteers – celebrating on Saturday as they completed two weeks of training. Private Janita Adderley, 30, was named top recruit and Lance Corporal Dijon Arruda won top section commander. The RBR’s newest soldiers... Read more of this article

Video & Photos: HMCS Toronto Visits Bermuda

Video & Photos: HMCS Toronto Visits Bermuda

The military vessel HMCS Toronto is visiting Bermuda, with the Royal Canadian Navy ship arriving on Friday. The Royal Canadian Navy website says, “Third of her class, Toronto was commissioned in her namesake city on 29 July 1993. A year later, she was on duty in the Adriatic, helping enforce United Nations sanctions against the former Yugoslavia.... Read more of this article

Bermuda Regiment Hold Range Challenge

Bermuda Regiment Hold Range Challenge

The Royal Bermuda Regiment triumphed in a joint services shoot-out on the firing range. The RBR’s Sergeants’ Mess team beat Recruit Camp’s Section 2, the best of the rookie soldiers, in the falling plates competition after a reshoot because one plate failed to fall after being hit. The Sergeants’ Mess beat a team from the Bermuda Police Service... Read more of this article