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Junior Leaders Aim for Fund-Raising Targ…

26-03-2013 Hits:1880 Press Releases Curtis Grant - avatar Curtis Grant

Bermuda’s junior soldiers are aiming to hit a target – enough funds to help pay for an overseas trip to a sister unit in Canada.  The Bermuda Regiment Junior Leaders recently...

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Successful Regimental Training Weekend

25-02-2013 Hits:2494 Press Releases JJ Hayward - avatar JJ Hayward

MORE THAN 300 SOLDIERS COMPLETE A MAJOR TRAINING WEEKEND The Regiment soldiers who will form “the tip of the spear” in the event of major civil unrest in Bermuda got a...

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Weekend Training 22-23 February 2013

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Weekend Training 22-23 February 2013

MORE THAN 300 SOLDIERS TO TAKE PART IN WEEKEND TRAINING ACROSS BERMUDA More than 300 Bermuda Regiment soldiers will deploy around the Island this weekend in a massive training exercise.  For...

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Quiz Night for Major Wheddon

14-02-2013 Hits:1851 Press Releases JJ Hayward - avatar JJ Hayward

A fundraising drive to set up an educational trust for the three-year-old daughter of a Bermuda Regiment officer killed on duty in England has raised more than $15,000 from a...

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Digicel Internet Bermuda Regiment Discou…

13-02-2013 Hits:2188 Press Releases JJ Hayward - avatar JJ Hayward

Digicel Internet Bermuda Regiment Discount

Digicel is offering serving members of the Bermuda Regiment a Discount for the internet.  Please see the attached flyer for information on the possible savings.

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New Commanding Officer - Lt Col Michael …

05-02-2013 Hits:4425 Press Releases JJ Hayward - avatar JJ Hayward

New Commanding Officer - Lt Col Michael Foster-Brown

ANNOUNCEMENT FROM GOVERNMENT HOUSE The Governor, Mr George Fergusson, announced today that the successor to Lt Col Brian Gonsalves as Commanding Officer of the Bermuda Regiment will be Lt Col Mike...

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Major Chris Wheddon Quiz Night Fund Rais…

04-02-2013 Hits:2098 Press Releases JJ Hayward - avatar JJ Hayward

Major Chris Wheddon Quiz Night Fund Raiser

  A special quiz night is to be held to raise funds for an educational trust for the young daughter of a Bermuda Regiment officer killed in a car crash while...

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Recruit Camp 2013 - Wrap Up

29-01-2013 Hits:2481 Press Releases JJ Hayward - avatar JJ Hayward

Recruit Camp 2013 - Wrap Up

I am Lt Smith, Second in Command of C Company and I have the distinct privilege of being your (MC) today.   I would like to take this opportunity to welcome...

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Press Release from the Department of Com…

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Press Release from the Department of Communication and Information - Minister Dunkley Visits Recruit Camp 2013

Minister Dunkley visits Recruitment Camp   Earlier today the Minister of Public Safety, the Hon. Michael Dunkley, JP, MP, and Junior Minister Sen. Jeffrey Baron, JP, attended Warwick Camp to visit this...

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Attention - New Recruits Report to Warwi…

10-01-2013 Hits:1950 Press Releases JJ Hayward - avatar JJ Hayward

Attention - New Recruits Report to Warwick Camp this Sunday

The new intake of Bermuda Regiment recruits will join up for their basic training this coming Sunday, 13 January 13. A total of 125 new soldiers (number increasing daily due to...

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New Minister Pays first Official Visit t…

03-01-2013 Hits:1642 Press Releases JJ Hayward - avatar JJ Hayward

New Minister Pays first Official Visit to Warwick Camp

  New Public Safety Minister Michael Dunkley today paid his first official visit to the HQ of the Bermuda Regiment. Mr Dunkley, with Permanent Secretary Marc Telemaque met with Regiment Commanding Officer...

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Dress Regulations Standing Order 52

20-12-2012 Hits:3484 Press Releases JJ Hayward - avatar JJ Hayward

This is the Bermuda Regiments Dress Regulations.  Below is all forms of Bermuda Regiment Dress Codes

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Toys for Tots Presentation

03-12-2012 Hits:1686 Press Releases JJ Hayward - avatar JJ Hayward

Toys for Tots Presentation

The military is well known for putting others’ needs before their own, and this holiday season is no different. Similar to many other institutions and organisations, the 28 members of...

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Conscription Remains in Effect

07-11-2012 Hits:3068 Press Releases JJ Hayward - avatar JJ Hayward

The Bermuda Regiment has received numerous calls regarding the status of conscription and therefore wishes to confirm the following facts: Conscription is still in effect; failure to attend military duties (including...

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Human Rights Commission (HRC) Tells Regi…

01-11-2012 Hits:1674 Press Releases JJ Hayward - avatar JJ Hayward

On 25 October 2012, Ms Lisa M Lister Reed the Executive Officer of the HRC wrote to the Commanding Officer of the Bermuda Regiment informing him that the HRC has...

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Regiment Soldier Receives Educational Aw…

04-10-2012 Hits:2453 Press Releases JJ Hayward - avatar JJ Hayward

Regiment Soldier Receives Educational Award

Lance Corporal (LCpl) Nigel Lee is the latest recipient of the Aide-de-Camp Education Award. This award is a scholarship fund established in 1999 by the ADCs who have served the...

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Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship …

01-10-2012 Hits:3475 Press Releases Curtis Grant - avatar Curtis Grant

The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan 2013 offers scholarships to students from other parts of the Commonwealth.  The scholarship is open to suitably qualified Bermudians who have graduated from a...

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FUNERAL SERVICE FOR MAJOR CR WHEDDON

27-09-2012 Hits:2373 Press Releases JJ Hayward - avatar JJ Hayward

FUNERAL SERVICE FOR MAJOR CR WHEDDON

On the 25th of September 2012 in front of an over-capacity crowd at the Cathedral the men and women of the Bermuda Regiment came together to conduct the funeral service...

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Passing of Major Christian Wheddon

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Passing of Major Christian Wheddon

It is with great sadness that the Bermuda Regiment must announce that Major Christian Wheddon was killed yesterday in the UK, Sunday 9 September 2012. Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Brian Gonsalves,...

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REGIMENT SOLDIER ON DUTY AT LONDON OLYMP…

10-09-2012 Hits:1967 Press Releases JJ Hayward - avatar JJ Hayward

REGIMENT SOLDIER ON DUTY AT LONDON OLYMPICS (Article from Royal Gazette 11 Aug 12)

A Regiment soldier helped with security at the Olympic Games in London, shoulder to shoulder with his UK counterparts. Major Chris Wheddon, 43, was training with the British Army when he...

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Hurricane Preparation

04-09-2012 Hits:1697 Press Releases JJ Hayward - avatar JJ Hayward

Now that hurricane season is upon us there are a few things soldiers should do to ensure that they and their families are ready for any eventualities that may occur....

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Volunteers for Bermuda Regiment Junior L…

10-08-2012 Hits:3389 Press Releases JJ Hayward - avatar JJ Hayward

Volunteers for Bermuda Regiment Junior Leaders (BRJL)

  The Commanding Officer of the Bermuda Regiment is currently accepting applications from officers and soldiers that are willing to assist with the BRJL program commencing in September 2012. It is a...

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Bermuda Regiment develops Operational Pr…

31-07-2012 Hits:2982 Press Releases JJ Hayward - avatar JJ Hayward

Bermuda Regiment develops Operational Presence with the Bermuda Police Service for Cupmatch

  During the Cup Match period members of the Regiment will once again be working in partnership with their colleagues from the Bermuda Police Service. During the summer months, the public...

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Cadet Camp 2012

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Cadet Camp 2012

The Bermuda Cadet Corps held its annual camp from 1-13 July 2012.  The camp featured a variety of challenging and fun events that helped the cadets build teamwork, leadership, self-respect...

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Hurricane Preparation for Soldiers and t…

02-07-2012 Hits:2473 Press Releases Curtis Grant - avatar Curtis Grant

Now that hurricane season is upon us there are a few things soldiers should do to ensure that they and their families are ready for any eventualities that may occur....

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Honours & Awards 7 June 2012

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Honours & Awards 7 June 2012

The Honours & Awards Ceremony was held at Government House on 7 Jun 2012. His Excellency the Governor Mr Fergusson presented a total of 2 Warrants, 3 Efficiency Medals, 2...

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Potential Junior Non-Commissioned Office…

13-06-2012 Hits:2672 Press Releases JJ Hayward - avatar JJ Hayward

Potential Junior Non-Commissioned Officers' Cadre

The Junior Non-Commissioned Officer's (JNCO) Cadre starts after you have completed your initial two-week Recruit Camp.  Those who desire to become junior commanders are encouraged to apply.  The training is...

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Queen's Birthday Parade

11-06-2012 Hits:2527 Press Releases Curtis Grant - avatar Curtis Grant

Queen's Birthday Parade

  Locals and tourists alike lined up excitedly on Front Street this past Saturday morning for the Queen’s Annual Birthday Parade. Two guards of Regimental soldiers along with the Band, Cadets,...

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Governor Presents Queen's Diamond Jubile…

06-06-2012 Hits:4085 Press Releases Curtis Grant - avatar Curtis Grant

Governor Presents Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medals to Regiment Personnel

Friends and family gathered last evening to celebrate the presentation of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medals to many of the Regiment’s leading service personnel. His Excellency The Governor Mr George...

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Visit to Warwick Camp by His Excellency …

05-06-2012 Hits:2172 Press Releases Curtis Grant - avatar Curtis Grant

Visit to Warwick Camp by His Excellency the Governor

    This morning, His Excellency The Governor and Commander in Chief of the Regiment Mr George Fergusson paid an official visit to Warwick Camp.  This was the Governor’s first visit to...

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Warrant Officers' & Sergeants' Mess …

01-06-2012 Hits:2325 Press Releases Curtis Grant - avatar Curtis Grant

Warrant Officers' & Sergeants' Mess 59th Annual Fishing Tournament

      The Bermuda Regiment's Warrant Officers' & Sergeants' Mess will be hosting its annual Fishing Tournament on Sunday, 24th June.  Please see attached Entry Form and Instruction for details.

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New Governor's Arrival Parade

28-05-2012 Hits:2393 Press Releases JJ Hayward - avatar JJ Hayward

New Governor's Arrival Parade

  Despite the humidity and possible inclement weather, supportive citizens and officials turned out for the arrival and swearing in of Bermuda’s new Governor, Mr George Fergusson. The ceremony was attended...

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Warrant Officers' & Sergeants' Mess …

28-05-2012 Hits:2558 Press Releases JJ Hayward - avatar JJ Hayward

Warrant Officers' & Sergeants' Mess Breakfast Race

Regiment officers, along with their families and community partners biked, ran and walked in the annual Warrant Officers and Sergeant’s Mess Fun Run/Walk/Ride road race sponsored by Gatorade this passed...

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Exercise Rum Runner Day 10 - Soldiers Co…

10-05-2012 Hits:2216 Press Releases Curtis Grant - avatar Curtis Grant

Exercise Rum Runner Day 10 - Soldiers Continue to Shine During Final Days

 VIP VISIT  It is day 10 of the Regiment’s annual overseas camp and the end is in sight for many of the troops. They have endured rain, heat, mud, mosquitoes, blisters,...

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Warrant Officers' & Sergeants' Mess …

09-05-2012 Hits:2403 Press Releases Curtis Grant - avatar Curtis Grant

Warrant Officers' & Sergeants' Mess - Gatorade Fun Run/Walk/Ride 2012

The Bermuda Regiment's Warrant Officers' & Sergeants' Mess will be hosting its annual Fun Run/Walk Ride on Saturday 20th May 2012.  Please see attached entry form.  

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Field Training Exercise Begins

04-05-2012 Hits:2093 Press Releases Curtis Grant - avatar Curtis Grant

Field Training Exercise Begins

    At 4:00am, while most of Jamaica was still sound asleep, the soldiers of the Bermuda Regiment were making their final preparations for an assault on a narcotics producing factory in...

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Exercise Rum Runner Day 3 - Regiment Ral…

01-05-2012 Hits:2849 Press Releases Curtis Grant - avatar Curtis Grant

Exercise Rum Runner Day 3 - Regiment Rallies with Rifles, Rations, and Rafts

While most Bermudians a praying for rain to come, there are over a hundred of them wishing it would stop. On their third day of Exercise Rum Runner, the soldiers...

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Refreshing to see concerned Military Lea…

27-04-2012 Hits:1983 Press Releases JJ Hayward - avatar JJ Hayward

Story as reported in the Royal Gazette 26 April 2012 Bermuda Regiment will take safety advice ahead of future trips to Camp Lejeune, following a meeting between campaigning marine Jerry Ensminger...

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