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RBR Cadets Pass Sandhurst College Course

Two Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers have passed a tough British Army course designed to train a new generation of officers. Alex Gibbs and Samuel Hewitt both graduated from the eight-week Army Reserve commissioning course at the prestigious Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst in Britain — the “university” for would-be Army officers. Read More...

Poppy Appeal’s Pop-Up Shop Launched

Bermuda’s annual Poppy Appeal to aid ex-servicemen and women is to be launched today. And — for the first time — the appeal will open a pop-up shop and information centre in the Gibbons Building at Reid and Queen Streets in Hamilton. Read More....

RBR Pays Respects to a ‘Good Soldier’

The Royal Bermuda Regiment family yesterday united to pay their respects to Colour Sergeant Keith Whorms, who died suddenly last week.  Colour Sergeant Whorms, diplomatic driver for the Premier and earlier for the Governor, was 53. Read More...

Bermuda Welcomes New Governor

Bermuda’s new Governor, John Rankin, was officially sworn in at a parade in King’s Square in St George’s this morning. After a march by Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers, a commission speech by Cabinet Secretary Derrick Binns, a prayer by the Right Reverend Nicholas Dill and an introduction by Michael Dunkley, the Premier, Mr Rankin said it was “a great honour to be appointed as Her Majesty the Queen’s representative as your Governor”.  Read More....

‘Remarkable’ Lady Took Troops Under Her Wing

For almost five decades Hazel Dalley went out of her way to make the Royal Bermuda Regiment feel at home whenever they trained in Jamaica. Known to generations of soldiers as “Miss Hazel”, “Auntie Hazel”, or “Aunt Haze”, she took the troops under her wing and treated them like her own family. Read More...

Royal Bermuda Regiment Recruit Camp Begins

The Royal Bermuda Regiment’s second-ever all-volunteer Recruit Camp began this morning [Jan 15], with 60 new recruits entering the gates of Warwick Camp to begin two weeks of training. One of their first lessons was a demonstration on South Shore of pyrotechnic training aids and the firepower the RBR armoury can muster.  Read More...

Governor Rankin Visits Regiment Recruit Camp

New Governor John Rankin paid his first official visit to the Royal Bermuda Regiment to meet its latest recruits. Mr Rankin toured Warwick Camp, stopped off at classes and chatted to the RBR’s new soldiers as they settled into to a tough two weeks of military life in Recruit Camp. Read More....

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