The newest recruits to the Royal Bermuda Regiment today (MON) returned to soldiering after a mid-training weekend break. The day off yesterday came after a section drill competition, which saw the rookie recruits perform on the parade square under the eagle eye of examiners on Saturday followed by a tough five-mile road run.
Top Government Ministers yesterday paid a visit to Warwick Camp as the island’s newest soldiers settled in to their first full day of training. Deputy Premier Walter Roban and Minister of National Security Wayne Caines toured Warwick Camp and dropped in on recruits coming to grips with military life and equipment.
Bermuda’s newest soldiers yesterday got their first taste of military life as the RBR’s annual recruitment started with a bang. The recruits saw a demonstration of the firepower in the Regiment’s arsenal, as well as training aids like thunderflashes and flares at the start of two weeks of intense work.