The Organization of American States demonstrated its commitment to strengthening peace and security in the hemisphere with its latest donation of a Pneumatic Marking Machine to the Royal Bahamas Defence Force on Tuesday 14 December 2021 at their Village Road Office. The Pneumatic Marking Machine is significant to the country as it will aid in the process of marking and record-keeping of weapons. The new machine operates as a pneumatic press with additional marking pins/heads. The capability of the Uniform Branches has been enhanced as this machine will be available for the processing, marking, and confiscation of all weapons within the Bahamas.Phyllis Baron, a representative of the OAS made the presentation of the new machine to Captain Shawn Adderley and the Commanding Officer of the Commando Squadron Department Senior Lieutenant Edward Fritz. The Royal Bahamas Defence Force remains committed to strengthening regional partnerships while Guarding Our Heritage.