St. Cecelia Primary School Presentation

The Students of grade five at the St. Cecelia’s Primary school was treated to an exciting and informative presentation from the Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s Public Affairs Officer (Operations), Senior Lieutenant Carlon Bethell.


The Marine Forces (North), Theater Security Cooperation, commanded by Captain Michael Devin in conjunction with the Royal Bahamas Defence Force Operation sections conducted a comprehensive, mission-capable, international training program encompassing four main disciplines. There was a total of 55 Defence Force Marines who participated in the relative courses.


Special Assembly In Honour of Tayler Johnson

On 31 March, 2014, a special assembly was held in honour of Tayler Johnson, a fifth grade student of the Yellow Elder Primary School for her charitable efforts by donating food and other essential items to students in need at her school. In attendance at the special assembly were Their Excellencies Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes and Lady Foulkes, Commander Defence Force, Commodore Roderick Bowe and Officers of the ...


Chinese Ambassador visits Coral Harbour Base

His Excellency Mr. Yuan Guisen, Chinese Ambassador to The Bahamas recently paid a courtesy call on Commander Defence Force, Commodore Roderick Bowe, at the Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s Coral Harbour Base.


It's Official

Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie, Minister of National Secuity, the Hon.Bernard J. Nottage, M.P. Commander Defence Force, Commodore Roderick Bowe, and senior representatives from the Damen Shipyard and Van Oord...



On successful completion of training, members of the Reserves will be employed by appointment for officers for specified periods as laid down by the minister and by contract or engagement for the enlisted personnel for periods of one (1) year to five (5) yrs.


The Royal Bahamas Defense Force Ranger Program was first introduced in 1995 at the Donald Davis Secondary School as the Ranger Platoon. Its initial perception was to encourage and motivate male students at the junior high level to become productive members of their schools and society.


Interested persons must be a Bahamian Citizen between the ages of 18 to 25 and have a minimum of five (5) B.J.C.’s including Maths and English, all at grade C or above. Candidates are to bring their original documents for verification to the Recruitment Section of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, Coral Harbour.