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All leave cancelled

Leave for all members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force is now cancelled, except for those on secondment, administrative and special leave, sick leave, approved international study leave or pre- retirement leave.

RBDF Females Observe International Women’s Day

The women of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force joined the Bahamas and the world in celebration of the International Women’s Day under the theme: “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women's Rights” by attending a church service on Sunday March 8th. Led by Lieutenant Commander Natasha Miller, Assistant Military and Force Protection Unit Officer, approximately 100 Officers and Marines worshipped at Evangelistic Temple Assemblies of God, Collins Avenue. Bringing the message was Senior Pastor, Dr. Vaughn Cash.

RBDF Recognizes Contributions of Corporate Partners

Corporate partners and government officials were recently recognized by members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s Southern Command for their continuous support and services to the organization’s operations. Presenting the awards on behalf of Acting Commander Defence Force, Captain Raymond King was Lieutenant Dominique Rigby, Officer in Charge of Southern Command.

RBDF Marks 40 Years; Plans to Significantly Increase Recruitment

Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames brought remarks, on March 1, 2020, at the Royal Bahamas Defence Force Annual Church Service, held at Hillview Seventh Day Adventist Church during which he revealed plans to significantly increase recruitment numbers of the Force. The service marked the RBDF's 40th year of existence. Also present were Deputy to the Governor General Mrs. Lonnie Emmeline Rolle and her husband Cedric; Commissioner of Correctional Services Charles Murphy; Comptroller of Customs Dr. Geannine Moss; Assistant Director of Immigration Dwight Beneby; senior officers of the Royal Bahamas Police Force and other members of the uniformed branches; a number of Ambassadors and members of the Diplomatic Corps; representatives of the United States Embassy and military; retired officers and military veterans; RBDF Rangers; and other stakeholders.