On November 12 2022, Commander of Defence Force Commodore Raymond King along with the Royal Bahamas Defence Force Veterans Association paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister The Rt. Hon Philip E. Davis KC MP, at The Office Of the Prime Minister at 8:30 a.m. Also present was Permanent Secretary in The Office of the Prime Minister Mr. David Davis, former Commodore Roderick Bowe, Captain Henry Daxon, and Veterans Affairs Officer Cdr. Judy McDonald.The meeting was held to discuss pressing issues regarding the association and some of the challenges they currently face. During the meeting, Prime Minister Davis noted how he and his government are thankful to the brave men and women who both previously and are currently serving our nation day after day, protecting what he himself said to be the sacred heritage of our nation, reflecting on the vision of the Late Sir. Lynden O. Pindling.Commodore King noted that he and his team believe that with the work that the association is doing he is confident in them and very pleased to be a part of not only the level of diversification it brings to the organization but the overall honour and dignity it brings to our veterans at large.President of the association retired Chief Petty Officer Harold Bosfield indicated how thankful he is for the Prime Minister to hear their concerns in which they shared a few sentiments during the open discussion. The RBDF Veteran’s Association was founded on not only the core value which is to help those who previously served but to also give them the recognition they truly deserve.The Royal Bahamas Defence Force remains committed to the overall well-being of our veterans and active service members.
RBDF Photos by Marine Seaman Calvin Brown)