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Soldiers Test Positive For Covid At Training Camp

Soldiers Test Positive For Covid At Training Camp

Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers attending a two week overseas training exercise at the US Marine Corps base in North Carolina tested positive for Covid, with the RBR noting that “everyone who tested positive while overseas was put into isolation.” A Regiment spokesperson said, “13 people on the trip were listed as positive for the... Read more of this article

Robin Hood Defeat RBR In Corona League Final

Robin Hood Defeat RBR In Corona League Final

Robin Hood defeated the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s football team in the Corona League Cup final, recording a  1-0 victory. Captain Shea-Tai Smith, the RBR side’s player/manager said: “We’re very disappointed – we couldn’t capitalise after they went down a man.”Capt. Smith, who came off with an injury only 25 minutes into the game at... Read more of this article

Regiment Band To Host Free Concert On May 29

Regiment Band To Host Free Concert On May 29

Military musicians past and present will throw a special Celebration Concert in the historic former Royal Naval Dockyard on Sunday, May 29 from 3.00pm and 4.30pm. A spokesperson said, “The Royal Bermuda Regiment Band & Corps of Drums will take centre stage at the free event, organised as part of Heritage Month and designed to highlight its contribution... Read more of this article

Regiment Soldiers To Train At Overseas Camp

Regiment Soldiers To Train At Overseas Camp

Island soldiers today jetted off for a two week overseas exercise at a United States Marine Corps base. About 140 Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers will be joined by 10 Marines from the new Turks & Caicos Islands Regiment, who have already undergone a week’s training at Warwick Camp, for the trip to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. RBR Major Preston... Read more of this article

Wave Of Support For Sea Cadets From RBR

Wave Of Support For Sea Cadets From RBR

The island’s defence force helped the Bermuda Sea Cadets celebrate their achievements at the weekend. Lieutenant Colonel Ben Beasley, the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s Commanding Officer, was the guest of honour at the youth organisation’s TS Admiral Somers for its promotions and awards ceremony. The event, led by Lieutenant Commander [SCC] Michael... Read more of this article

Photos: USS Sioux City Vessel Visits Bermuda

Photos: USS Sioux City Vessel Visits Bermuda

The “USS Sioux City” ship is visiting Bermuda, with the local shipping schedule noting that the United States Navy vessel is here for “R&R”, as in rest and recreation. It is the first US Navy vessel to bear the name of Sioux City, Iowa, and is homeported at Naval Station Mayport, Florida.Related StoriesPhotos:... Read more of this article

Six Soldiers Return From Guard Duty In London

Six Soldiers Return From Guard Duty In London

Six Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers returned from London after a 10- week stint of guarding Royal sites. Corporal Orville Hall, one of six Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers attached to the Royal Gibraltar Regiment for ceremonial duties at sites such as Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London and Windsor Castle, said the troops had risen to the occasion. Cpl... Read more of this article

Overseas Territories Militaries Hold Summit In UK

Overseas Territories Militaries Hold Summit In UK

The commanding officers of British Overseas Territories’ military units from around the world have “joined forces for the first time to create strength in numbers. “A total of six military officers, coordinated by Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin Beasley, the CO of the Royal Bermuda Regiment, met up in London to discuss ways the armed services... Read more of this article

Officers Complete Tactical Leadership Training

Officers Complete Tactical Leadership Training

The Ministry of National Security is congratulating officers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] and the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] for completing a specialised training course held earlier this month. Lt Halston Farley – Cayman, Lt Theo Kelly – Cayman, Lt Gabe Rabess – Cayman, Capt Adrian Parker – Turks and Caicos, Capt Francis Glinton... Read more of this article

Regiment Train With Caribbean & UK Soldiers

Regiment Train With Caribbean & UK Soldiers

Officers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment joined counterparts from the Caribbean and the UK for a course run on the island for the first time. Royal Bermuda Regiment junior officers, with soldiers from the Cayman Islands Regiment, the Turks & Caicos Islands Regiment, Army Reserve personnel from the Royal Anglian Regiment and the Princess of Wales’s... Read more of this article

Cutting Edge Prep For Hurricane Season

Cutting Edge Prep For Hurricane Season

Instructors said that six soldiers, drawn from across the Royal Bermuda Regiment, had volunteered for the two weeks of training needed to qualify to use a chainsaw safely – and to help remove invasive species and clear tracks on South Shore beaches. Private Jason Cummings, 37, said: “This is a good skill to have because you can also use it in your... Read more of this article

Deputy Premier, Minister Visit RBR Recruit Camp

Deputy Premier, Minister Visit RBR Recruit Camp

Deputy Premier Walter Roban and Minister of National Security Renee Ming recently visited the soldiers taking part in the first recruit camp of 2022. Minister Roban and Minister Ming viewed the medic lesson being delivered to the new recruits and also had an opportunity to view the signals and communications lesson. The Deputy Premier spoke with the... Read more of this article

RBR ‘Blank Firing Exercise’ From Feb 21 To 22

RBR ‘Blank Firing Exercise’ From Feb 21 To 22

People may hear “gunshots and loud bangs” in the west end today [Feb 21] and tomorrow, as Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers will be participating in a blank firing exercise. The RBR tweeted, “Public Notice! Soldiers will be participating in a blank firing exercise from 21-22 Feb at South Shore Park, Warwick, and Hog Bay Park, Sandy’s.... Read more of this article