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Photos & Video: Regiment Perform Rifle Salute

Photos & Video: Regiment Perform Rifle Salute

[Updated with photos and videp] The Royal Bermuda Regiment will perform a rifle salute at 12 noon today [April 10] to commemorate the life of Prince Philip. A Government spokesperson said, “The public is advised that at 12 noon, today on the grounds of Government House, there will be a rifle salute performed by members of the Royal Bermuda Regiment... Read more of this article

Soldier Tests Positive For The Coronavirus

Soldier Tests Positive For The Coronavirus

A Royal Bermuda Regiment soldier has tested positive for the coronavirus “after he was involved in an exercise over last weekend,” the Regiment has confirmed, adding that “training for part-time soldiers had been suspended for three weeks as a precaution.” This comes as the island has experienced a surge of new confirmed cases,... Read more of this article

Regiment Soldiers Still On Covid-19 Frontline

Regiment Soldiers Still On Covid-19 Frontline

The island’s soldiers continue to make a contribution to the campaign against Covid-19. The Royal Bermuda Regiment has been stood down from embodiment after the lockdown was stopped, however soldiers are still acting as Covid-19 marshals and helping to staff test stations and vaccination clinics at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital and Bermuda... Read more of this article

Female Arrested After Assault At Covid Test Site

Female Arrested After Assault At Covid Test Site

Police attended a “report of assault on two Regiment soldiers who were carrying out security duties at the Bulls Head Car Park Covid testing site,” with the female suspect “located by officers and arrested.” A police spokesperson said, “At 12:30pm on Friday 5th March, 2021, officers were dispatched to a report of assault... Read more of this article

Regiment Association Marks First Anniversary

Regiment Association Marks First Anniversary

An association set up to promote the welfare of former and serving soldiers is to celebrate its first anniversary with a recruitment drive. Major Preston Gill, a serving Royal Bermuda Regiment officer and the Royal Bermuda Regiment Association president, said the organisation had attracted about 160 members since is was launched in February last year,... Read more of this article

New Regiment Soldiers Complete Recruit Camp

New Regiment Soldiers Complete Recruit Camp

Bermuda’s newest soldiers finished Recruit Camp at the weekend ready to start the next phase of their careers in the military. Almost 50 recruits completed two weeks of training on Friday and will begin to build on the basics from next week. Private Naphtali Smith, 18, from Pembroke, said: “I’m happy that it’s over – but I’m looking forward... Read more of this article

Regiment ‘Blank Firing’ Exercise Tonight

Regiment ‘Blank Firing’ Exercise Tonight

The Royal Bermuda Regiment has advised that they will be “conducting a blank firing exercise at Hog Bay Park in Sandys” tonight [Feb 27] so “any reports of gunshots this evening can likely be attributed to this exercise.” A spokesperson said, “Please be advised that the Regiment is conducting a blank firing exercise at... Read more of this article

Soldiers Hit The Field For The First Time

Soldiers Hit The Field For The First Time

The newest recruits to the Royal Bermuda Regiment have spent their first nights under canvas as part of their tough two weeks of basic training. The rookie soldiers endured rain and chilly temperatures as they practised their new fieldcraft skills in Exercise First Encounter at Hog Bay Park in Sandys on Monday and Tuesday – and did not let the weather... Read more of this article

Governor, Premier & Minister Visit RBR Camp

Governor, Premier & Minister Visit RBR Camp

The Commander-in Chief of the Royal Bermuda Regiment today [Feb 23] paid a visit to new recruits on their first field exercise. Governor Rena Lalgie visited about 50 new soldiers as they got to grips with life on manoeuvres at Hog Bay Park in Sandys. Governor Lalgie, who visited Warwick Camp last week, toured the area, watched the troops practise patrol... Read more of this article

Photos: Midshipman Commemoration Service

Photos: Midshipman Commemoration Service

A service to commemorate the life of US Midshipman Richard Sutherland Dale — the last victim of the War of 1812 — was held this weekend in St George’s. Midshipman Dale, 20, died in Bermuda in February 1815 of wounds received while fighting in the War of 1812. For many years the U.S. Military commemorated Midshipman Dale on the anniversary... Read more of this article

Governor Rena Lalgie Visits Warwick Camp

Governor Rena Lalgie Visits Warwick Camp

The Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Bermuda Regiment Rena Lalgie visited Warwick Camp yesterday [Feb 15] afternoon as the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] began the first of two intensive recruitment camp training programmes for their newest recruits. During the visit, the Governor toured the facility with the Commanding Officer of the Royal... Read more of this article

Photos: Almost 50 New Soldiers Start Training

Photos: Almost 50 New Soldiers Start Training

A total of 48 raw recruits yesterday got their first taste of life in the Royal Bermuda Regiment. The latest recruits arrived at Warwick Camp for the start of two weeks of training designed to give them the basic military skills to build on. The 40 men and eight women started off on the right foot with the issue of boots, uniforms and other equipment... Read more of this article

RBR Celebrates 1st Anniversary Of Coast Guard

RBR Celebrates 1st Anniversary Of Coast Guard

The Royal Bermuda Regiment has celebrated the first anniversary of the Coast Guard with the assumption of operational control over the service. The news meant newly-promoted Captain Jeffrey Patterson has taken command of the unit, set up last February as a joint RBR and Bermuda Police Service operation for a transitional period. Capt. Patterson said:... Read more of this article