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Regiment Troops Train for America’s Cup

A group of 16 Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers have completed a tough four-day course in security and search techniques in the run-up to the America’s Cup. Now the squad will use skills learnt from airport and ports security expert John Pears to train other soldiers to keep the Cup a safe and enjoyable experience. Read More...

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Regiment Soldiers Ready for AC35 Security Role

Around 75 soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment yesterday qualified for search and security duties for the upcoming America’s Cup.  The soldiers spent an entire weekend training in search techniques for people and vehicles, as well as undergoing lessons in how to spot potential dangers and illegal goods. Read More...

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Major Emergency Exercise Held In Dockyard

Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers at the weekend joined forces with other emergency services for a major disaster exercise in the run-up to the America’s Cup. More than 250 personnel took part in a Dockyard disaster simulation designed to test the island’s responses to a major incident involving dozens of deaths and serious injuries. Participants in the exercise, which saw mass casualties treated at the scene and transferred to hospital, were drawn from the RBR, police, fire service, Customs, St John Ambulance, the Red Cross and the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. Read More...

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