Registration For New Cadets Soon

Sharon Austin Ministry News

The Barbados Cadet Corps will be conducting registration sessions over the next two weekends for a new intake of students from public and private secondary schools for the current academic year. They will be done on Saturday, September 23 and 30, at the Barbados Defence Force Headquarters, St. Ann’s Fort, Garrison, St. Michael, beginning at 9:00 a.m. However, students must …

BDF & Fire Service Assisting Dominica

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The Barbados Defence Force (BDF) is deploying a contingent to assist the Commonwealth of Dominica in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. This disclosure has come from the BDF’s Public Relations Officer, Captain Maria Moore, who said humanitarian assistance and disaster relief would be provided to the island, which was extensively damaged following the passage of the category five hurricane on …

BDF To Work With Police To Fight Crime

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Soldiers in the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) may be called upon more to assist the Royal Barbados Police Force in ensuring public safety and conducting general anti-crime patrols. This was announced by Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite, as he delivered the feature address at the BDF’s 38th anniversary parade and sunset ceremony at St. Ann’s Fort, Garrison, St. Michael, last Saturday. …

BDF Ready To Respond To Disasters

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This island is well served by the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) in its national response to disasters. Attorney General, Adriel Brathwaite, was full of praise for the island’s soldiers, who he said continued to excel in the area of disaster preparedness, response and recovery. Speaking during the BDF’s 38th anniversary parade and sunset ceremony at St. Ann’s Fort last Saturday, …

BDF Camp Starts On Monday

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Eighty children will get an opportunity to learn vital life skills during the Barbados Defence Force’s annual summer camp, which will run from August 14 to September 1. Camp Energy, which is in its 11th year, has as its theme: A Day in the Life. In addition to presentations on various professions, campers will visit organisations to receive information and …

Sign Up For Digicel BDF’S Walk & Run

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Members of the public, including fitness enthusiasts, are being encouraged to register for the upcoming Digicel/Barbados Defence Force’s (BDF) Charity Walk and Run. It will be held on Saturday, August 19, beginning at 6:00 a.m. at the BDF, St. Ann’s Fort, and culminating on the Spring Garden Highway. Registration for adults will be $30; $15 for children under 12 years; …

Tradewinds Volunteers Coming Forward

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Over 100 persons answered the national call to be a part of Exercise Tradewinds 2017 by signing up during a volunteer drive across Barbados on Saturday. That figure will add to the growing number of persons signing up online for the regional exercise, which is being held in partnership with the US Southern Command and hosted by Barbados from June …