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Commemorative Service For Midshipman Dale

Commemorative Service For Midshipman Dale

The Friends of St Peter’s Church has organized a commemorative service honouring Midshipman Richard Sutherland Dale, set for 5 pm tomorrow [Feb 24] in St George’s. The event poster says, “In attendance will be Her Excellency Ms Rena Lalgie, Governor of Bermuda The Wor. Quinell Francis, JP, Mayor of St George US Consul General Karen... Read more of this article

Bermuda Regiment Soldiers Continue Training

Bermuda Regiment Soldiers Continue Training

Downpours tested the mettle of the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s newest members this week when they left Warwick Camp for an overnight exercise. The rookie soldiers received fieldcraft lessons at a South Shore training location on Monday before they travelled to Hog Bay Park in Sandys for a night under canvas. Private Yeshai Burgess, 18, from Devonshire,... Read more of this article

Regiment’s Doors Are Open To Former Soldiers

Regiment’s Doors Are Open To Former Soldiers

Former troops are encouraged to rejoin the Royal Bermuda Regiment as “the battalion notes an increase in applications for re-enlistment.” A spokesperson said, “While the newest soldiers get their first tastes of military life in the latest recruit camp, the RBR also recognises the valuable experience that past personnel can bring to... Read more of this article

18 Soldiers Start Regiment Recruit Camp

18 Soldiers Start Regiment Recruit Camp

Introductions to marching, field exercises and safe weapon handling are on the agenda for a group of new soldiers who took their places among Royal Bermuda Regiment ranks for the first time this week. Two women and 16 men embarked on the two-week foundational training course, which started on Sunday. 2nd Lieutenant Daniel Wideman, who is Platoon Commander... Read more of this article

RBR Enlistment Night Postponed Due To Weather

RBR Enlistment Night Postponed Due To Weather

The Royal Bermuda Regiment Enlistment Night – which was originally scheduled for this evening [Feb 1] — has been postponed until Monday. A spokesperson said, “Severe weather this afternoon has necessitated the postponement of the Royal Bermuda Regiment Enlistment Night scheduled for this evening. “The event will now be held... Read more of this article

Bermuda Regiment Relaxes Hair & Beard Policies

Bermuda Regiment Relaxes Hair & Beard Policies

Rules around beards and hairstyles for Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers in uniform have “been relaxed as the organisation takes a further step to embrace diversity and individuality among troops,” the Regiment said today. A spokesperson said, “The significant shift in policies aims to modernise the defence force and is in line with... Read more of this article

Video: Regiment Band & Pipe Band At Mile Race

Video: Regiment Band & Pipe Band At Mile Race

The Butterfield Front Street Mile in Hamilton got underway on Friday night with stirring performances by the Bermuda Regiment Band and the Bermuda Islands Pipe Band. Hundreds of spectators lined the city’s main street to enjoy the Regiment band, decked out in full regalia, and the soothing sounds of the pipe band. In the event’s flagship... Read more of this article

Photos: RBR Soldiers Public Order Training

Photos: RBR Soldiers Public Order Training

Soldiers of the Royal Bermuda Regiment underwent public order training last week. A spokesperson said, “Soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment were kitted out in protective clothing and armed with shields and batons when they took part in public order training last weekend. Troops learned the importance of de-escalation in the face of disorder... Read more of this article

Royal Bermuda Regiment Hold Battalion Night

Royal Bermuda Regiment Hold Battalion Night

Members of the Royal Bermuda Regiment had the opportunity to socialise and collectively recognise the unit’s achievements at a Battalion Night on Thursday. Soldiers who were promoted during the event at Warwick Camp “highlighted how the RBR helps people to develop personally and professionally as they learn new skills.” Lieutenant Colonel... Read more of this article

Regiment & Salvation Army Holiday Concerts

Regiment & Salvation Army Holiday Concerts

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport invite the public to “enjoy an outdoor holiday concert series starting this Saturday and continuing each Saturday until Christmas at various locations around the island.” Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Owen Darrell, praised the joint musical venture saying, “The holiday season is a time... Read more of this article

OTs Collaborate On Maritime Protection Training

OTs Collaborate On Maritime Protection Training

Maritime protection teams from six Overseas Territories, including Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Montserrat, and the Turks and Caicos Islands, gathered in Bermuda for a two-week training program focused on search and rescue capabilities. A spokesperson said, “Maritime protection teams from six Overseas Territories developed... Read more of this article

Regiment Hosts Open House At Warwick Camp

Regiment Hosts Open House At Warwick Camp

The Royal Bermuda Regiment hosted an Open House at Warwick Camp to showcase its varied work and provide information about opportunities within the Regiment. A spokesperson said, “From a teenager fresh out of high school to a father of young children who runs an investment management company, excitement was generated among visitors to Warwick Camp... Read more of this article

Royal Bermuda Regiment To Host Open House

Royal Bermuda Regiment To Host Open House

The Royal Bermuda Regiment will host an Open House at Warwick Camp this Saturday, inviting residents to experience a taste of military life/ A spokesperson said, “Potential recruits, family and friends of serving soldiers and the wider community are all encouraged to attend the event, which will include demonstrations of weapons exercises and... Read more of this article

Bermuda Regiment Soldiers Train In Wales

Bermuda Regiment Soldiers Train In Wales

Two members of the Royal Bermuda Regiment “experienced underground tunnels and practised clearing out buildings on a course designed to enhance their urban operations skills.” A spokesperson said, “Lieutenant LeeAnn Tucker and Corporal Melissa Brangman attended the Infantry Battle School in Brecon, Wales, for the programme. “They... Read more of this article

Soldiers Honoured To Take Part In Parade

Soldiers Honoured To Take Part In Parade

Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers said they were honoured to be among veterans as they took part in the Remembrance Day parade in Hamilton today [Nov 11]. A spokesperson said, “Crowds gathered on Front Street and in the grounds of the Cabinet Office for a ceremony to commemorate those who fell in the two world wars and other campaigns of the Allied... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: 2023 Remembrance Day Parade

Photos & Video: 2023 Remembrance Day Parade

[Updated with photos] Bermuda is commemorating Remembrance Day with a ceremony and parade in Hamilton today [Nov 11] and you can tune in and watch live below. We will have a photo gallery later on and you can view all our coverage of this year, and past years, Remembrance Day events by clicking here. Update | The one hour replay is below Related... Read more of this article