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Photos & Video: RAA Wreath Laying Service

Photos & Video: RAA Wreath Laying Service

[Updated with photos] The Royal Artillery Association is holding a Memorial Service and Wreath Laying this morning [Nov 4] in Town Square in St. George’s, with the event serving to honour the island’s war veterans. This is one of a few events that will be held over the next week to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the World War I, which... Read more of this article

100 Year Armistice Day Anniversary On Nov 11

100 Year Armistice Day Anniversary On Nov 11

The Minister of National Security Wayne Caines is encouraging the public’s participation in 100 Year Armistice Day Anniversary on November 11. A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister of National Security Wayne Caines is encouraging the public’s participation in the upcoming events commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the end of the... Read more of this article

Events To Mark 100 Years Since WWI Ended

Events To Mark 100 Years Since WWI Ended

Island soldiers will line up with other groups to mark 100 years since the Armistice that ended World War I. Troops from the Royal Bermuda Regiment will join forces with churches, Government House and the Government in a series of events designed to commemorate the peace treaty signed on November 11, 1918 that ended World War One. Government House will... Read more of this article

Link Facilities Used For Regimental Training

Link Facilities Used For Regimental Training

“It has been a pleasure to have the Regiment on site for the past few days and we appreciate the opportunity to share our facilities for this important key point site training exercise,” Link Facilities Manager Tim Repose said. Mr. Repose said, “We extend our thanks to the group who have been onsite for their professionalism with both clients... Read more of this article

Soldiers Link Up With Telecoms For Training

Soldiers Link Up With Telecoms For Training

Soldiers on guard duty at a telecoms complex as part of a security exercise got a visit from Governor John Rankin today [Oct 18]. Governor Rankin, Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Bermuda Regiment, toured the Link Bermuda site in Devonshire’s Middle Road as more than 30 troops practised around the clock guard duties at key points in the event of disaster... Read more of this article

Regiment Soldiers Join Island-Wide Clean Up

Regiment Soldiers Join Island-Wide Clean Up

Bermuda’s defence force pitched in to help a massive clean-up of the island’s coasts at the weekend. A group of ten Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers, plus support from Motor Transport troops, volunteered to clear up waste in the water in the west end, near to the new headquarters of the expanded RBR Boat Troop. The work, sponsored by professional... Read more of this article

Regiment Boat Troop & Police Rescue Minister

Regiment Boat Troop & Police Rescue Minister

Royal Bermuda Regiment Boat Troop soldiers and marine police officers saved the day for Minister of National Security Wayne Caines after a Boston Whaler boat carrying him to meet family and friends at the traditional Mangrove Bay raft up broke down en route from Riddell’s Bay on Sunday. Minister Caines said: “It was good to see the team working... Read more of this article

23 New Soldiers Complete First Summer Camp

23 New Soldiers Complete First Summer Camp

A total of 23 new soldiers passed out of the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s first summer recruit camp last night. The soldiers were cheered on by friends and family as they marched on to Warwick Camp’s parade ground to be presented with their rank badges – and prizes for the outstanding recruits and instructors. The newest RBR soldiers march on to the... Read more of this article

Regiment Recruits Tackle Assault Course

Regiment Recruits Tackle Assault Course

New recruits to the Royal Bermuda Regiment yesterday [July 8] marked the halfway mark of their basic training with a race around the Warwick Camp assault course. The three sections in the first summer Recruit Camp competed against each other in a daybreak bid to beat the clock. Private Chaiquon Smith, 21, said: “The assault course was a great way... Read more of this article

New Recruits Practice Drill & Weapons Safety

New Recruits Practice Drill & Weapons Safety

The island’s newest soldiers today [July 6] spent the day perfecting their drill and weapons safety. Recruits at the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s first summer Recruit Camp practiced their drill moves and worked with SA-80 rifles in preparation for their visit to the firing range next week. Private Stevontae Somersall, 24, from Pembroke, said: “Drill’s... Read more of this article

Governor Visits New Soldiers At Recruit Camp

Governor Visits New Soldiers At Recruit Camp

The Governor paid a visit to the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s first summer Recruit Camp today. John Rankin, Commander-in-Chief of the RBR, chatted with the service’s newest soldiers, toured the camp and inspected new vehicles brought in to boost the capabilities of the island’s defence force. Mr Rankin said the Regiment had proved its professionalism... Read more of this article

Marshall: ‘Conscription Needed To Be Abolished’

Marshall: ‘Conscription Needed To Be Abolished’

“Conscription finally was abolished bringing to an end a system that had brought immense suffering to an innumerable amount of young men and their parents since 1965,” Larry Marshall Sr said. Mr Marshall’s comments follow after the Defence Amendment Act 2018 — which seeks to abolish conscription — was passed in the House of Assembly... Read more of this article

New Soldiers Join First Summer Recruit Camp

New Soldiers Join First Summer Recruit Camp

A total of 24 new recruits yesterday joined up for the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s first summer Recruit Camp. The rookie soldiers will spend the next two weeks learning the basics of military life in preparation for a choice of special roles at the end of their training. Shosun Durham, who comes from a family which has served in the island’s military... Read more of this article