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Princess Royal Meets the RBR

The Princess Royal yesterday met soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment as she toured the America’s Cup village.  The Royal visit came as the RBR’s biggest-ever deployment drew to a close with the final races of the competition.

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RBR Go to Sea in Security Role

Troops from the Royal Bermuda Regiment are playing a vital role in maritime security at the America’s Cup.  Soldiers from Boat Troop, many of them special constables, have joined forces with the Bermuda Police Service’s Marine Unit to patrol the race course and maintain harbour security. 

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AC Security Team Win Praise

Soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment are at the heart of a massive security operation designed to keep the America’s Cup event safe.  The Regiment has joined forces with event organisers and island emergency services in a joint effort to safeguard the competition.

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RBR Soldiers Front and Centre at AC35

Specially trained soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment were out in force for the opening day of the America’s Cup on land and on the water.  Troops performed security checks on visitors at Cross Island and patrolled the waters around the venue with the Bermuda Police Service marine police.  The Regiment also provided divers for sub-sea security work around Cross Island and rescue swimmers attached to the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service.

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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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