Volunteering for the Bermuda Regiment
Volunteering for the Bermuda Regiment is a rewarding way to serve your community and provides an excellent way to develop yourself personally and professionally. Similar to many military units around the world, you will meet a diverse group of professional individuals who consider themselves more of a family working together and taking care of each other for the benefit of their land. Today’s Regiment is a professional and fast paced organization that will challenge you mentally and physically, as you take on the types of challenges most Bermudians only dream about. If the military is something you’ve been thinking about, there’s a huge range of exciting opportunities waiting for you in the Bermuda Regiment.
MISSION: The Mission of the Bermuda Regiment is “to support the Police with the Security of Bermuda, its people, property, livelihood, and interests in order to maintain normality”.
Roles: It achieves this as directed by the Governor and the Government through 4 main roles, which are:
- Regimental Assistance to the Civil Authorities
- Regimental Assistance to the Civil Ministries
- Regimental Assistance to the Civil Power
- Regimental Assistance to the Bermudian Society
- Regimental Assistance to the International Community
Opportunities. Since 1965 over 11,000 men and women have served in the Bermuda Regiment, receiving paid travel, making life-long friends, and developing their leadership potential. Whether it’s full time or part time; an officer or an infantry soldier; a finance Clerk or Carpenter; an Assault Pioneer or Bandsman, Your Regiment has jobs at all levels, for all people.
Operations. The Bermuda Regiment performs an important role in supporting the Bermudian and regional community. Since 2000 the Regiment has performed the following operational tasks:
- 2000 Joint Patrolling with The Bermuda Police Service for the Tall Ships Regatta
- 2001 Embodiment for US Terror Attacks
- 2001 Detachment to Sierra Leone as part of the International Military Advisory Training Team
- 2003 Embodiment for Hurricane Fabian
- 2004 Hurricane Relief Mission to the Cayman Islands
- 2005 Hurricane Relief Mission to Grenada
- 2007 Internal Security Deployment for the Cricket World Cup in Barbados
- 2008 Hurricane Relief Mission to the Turks and Caicos Islands
- 2009 Embodiment for Visit by HM The Queen
- 2010 Partial Embodiment for Hurricane Igor
- 2010 Presentation of New Colours
- 2010 Assistance to Fire & Rescue Service for Marsh Folly Dump Fire
- 2011 Maritime Patrol Assistance to the Bermuda Police Service
- 2012 Assistance to Fire & Rescue Service for Marsh Folly Dump Fire
- 2014 Emodiment for Hurricanes Fay & Gonzalo
- 2015 Freedom of City of St George & City of Hammilton
- 2015 Regiment Awarded Royal Title by HM The Queen 1 September
Development. Soldiering is constant learning. The Regiment allows you to take advantage of a long list of training and leadership opportunities that give you all the skills required to thrive in the military, and in your community. Soldiering in the Bermuda Regiment will give you the inner strength to follow what is right, and also to lead others in the right direction.
Career. Your career path in the Bermuda Regiment is whatever you want it to be. From your first day, you will be given the opportunity to prove if you have the attributes to become a Non Commissioned Officer or even become a Commissioned Officer. Each rank requires you to take on new and varied tasks; however, you will be supported and given local and overseas specialist training so that you will be equipped with the skills to effectively carry out your duties to the best of your ability. Your future is as diverse and as rewarding as you want it to be in Your Regiment.
For more information about Recruit Training please click here: The Bermuda Regiment - Recruits