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Regiment Currently Accepting Applications

Regiment Currently Accepting Applications

The Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] is currently accepting applications for its upcoming recruit camp. A Government spokesperson said, “Today, the Minister of National Security, the Hon. Renee Ming is reminding the community that the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] is currently accepting applications for its upcoming recruit camp. “Recruit training camp... Read more of this article

Regiment To Hold Enlistment Night On Thursday

Regiment To Hold Enlistment Night On Thursday

The Royal Bermuda Regiment will sign up new recruits on Thursday night. Candidates should report to Warwick Camp at 6pm to start the enlistment process. Major Duncan Simons, the RBR’s Career Management Officer, said: “It’s the best second job in Bermuda. “They will be joining an organisation of people who want to challenge themselves and grow... Read more of this article

Two RBR Soldiers Honoured For Courage

Two RBR Soldiers Honoured For Courage

Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers have been awarded Commander-in-Chief Commendations for bravery. Sergeant Damir Armstrong was honoured for his leadership and swift reaction on the night two soldiers were hit by a car at a Covid-19 curfew vehicle checkpoint, with one suffering almost-fatal injuries. Corporal Nathan Frick of the Royal Bermuda Regiment... Read more of this article

20 Soldiers To Assist With Testing & Monitoring

20 Soldiers To Assist With Testing & Monitoring

To support the Government’s plans as it relates to Covid-19, the Royal Bermuda Regiment will provide 20 soldiers, with 12 to ”assist with quarantine monitoring,” 6 to assist at the testing stations and 2 to assist with testing. This comes as the island has experienced an increase in Covid-19, with 80 positive cases confirmed already... Read more of this article

New Regiment Recruits Finish Basic Training

New Regiment Recruits Finish Basic Training

[Updated] The Royal Bermuda Regiment’s newest soldiers celebrated the completion of their basic training at the weekend. The soldiers, who started their military careers at October’s Recruit Camp, finished Exercise Second Strike, a two-day field exercise at Hog Bay Park in Sandys designed to test their retention of the skills they were taught over... Read more of this article

Video: BNV With Private Ndavyah Williams

Video: BNV With Private Ndavyah Williams

Private Ndavyah Williams – the soldier who was injured during a Covid-19 checkpoint – is joining Bernews this afternoon [Dec 3] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series. Related StoriesSoldiers Welcome Pte Ndavyah Williams Home Injured Soldier To Return Home Today Injured Soldier’s... Read more of this article

Tucker & Fox Complete Training At Sandhurst

Tucker & Fox Complete Training At Sandhurst

The island’s first woman Royal Bermuda Regiment officer in three decades is one of two soldiers to complete the training course at the British Military Academy Sandhurst. Former Corporal LeeAnn Tucker, 29, and ex-Colour Sergeant Sheldon Fox returned to the island on Tuesday after eight gruelling weeks on the mix of classroom and field exercises designed... Read more of this article

Regiment Guard For Remembrance Day

Regiment Guard For Remembrance Day

The traditional Remembrance Day service at the Cenotaph went ahead today [Nov 11] and while the commemoration was scaled down as a precaution against the coronavirus, the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s modern soldiers were still on parade to honour the memory of their predecessors. The RBR supplied a catafalque party – a four-strong guard around the... Read more of this article

Column: Let Peace Begin With You And I

Column: Let Peace Begin With You And I

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] November 11th, Armistice Day marked the end of World War I in 1918, a return to peace after unprecedented devastation. That war – mainly in Europe – was known as “the war to end all wars.” That hope was set aside when within two subsequent decades, World War II began in Europe with the Nazi war... Read more of this article

Photos: 2020 Remembrance Day Ceremony

Photos: 2020 Remembrance Day Ceremony

The 2020 Remembrance Day observance was held today [Nov 11] with dignitaries laying wreaths to pay respects to the many Bermudians who served in the two World Wars of the 20th century and other international conflicts.Due to the pandemic, the event did not include the normal parade, however there was a ceremony, with music provided by the Royal Bermuda... Read more of this article

Video & Live Updates: Remembrance Day

Video & Live Updates: Remembrance Day

[Updated] The Remembrance Day event is scheduled to be held today [Nov 11] to pay respects to the Bermudians who served in the two World Wars of the 20th century and other conflicts, many of whom did not return home after making the ultimate sacrifice. The live video has concluded and the replay is belowThe Government previously said that invited... Read more of this article

Tour Of Warwick Camp Available On Sunday

Tour Of Warwick Camp Available On Sunday

A conducted tour of the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s headquarters at Warwick Camp is on offer on Sunday [Nov 1] so veterans and would-be soldiers can see how the modern soldier lives and works. Peter Aldrich, the vice-president of Royal Bermuda Regiment Association, said the tour was part of a series of events in the run up to Remembrance Day on November... Read more of this article

New Soldiers Graduate From Recruit Camp

New Soldiers Graduate From Recruit Camp

The island’s newest soldiers today [Oct 23] completed the first step of their military careers as they finished two weeks of training. However the occasion was not marked by the normal parade in front of family and friends, as well as dignitaries, because of Covid-19 regulations in force for Recruit Camp. The 30-plus soldiers instead were addressed... Read more of this article