Defence Headquarters, 17 JUL ‘23 (RBDF): The Women of The Royal Bahamas Defence Force enthusiastically participated in a joyous and worshipful Women’s Day service held at The New Covenant Baptist Church on Sunday, July 16, 2023. This celebration, held under the theme “Pursuing the Kingdom of God and Recovering the Lost,” brought together women from various law enforcement and governmental agencies. The timing of this event, coinciding with our country’s 50 years of independence, added an extra layer of significance to the occasion.

During the service, Pastor Trajean Jadorette officiated and took the opportunity to commend the women present for their unwavering dedication not only to their work but also to God and Country.

Within this momentous gathering, it is vital to highlight the integral role that women play within the military. The Women of The Royal Bahamas Defence Force exemplify dedication, resilience, and an unwavering commitment to safeguarding our nation’s security. Their contributions and sacrifices are invaluable and deeply appreciated.

Commander Defence Force, Commodore Raymond E. King, wholeheartedly dedicates himself to the transformation of Defence Force personnel’s quality and capabilities. This commitment is rooted in the pursuit of excellence in leadership, which is demonstrated through professionalism. We strive to cultivate a High-Performance Workforce focused on Performance Excellence, fostering an inclusive working environment that empowers our personnel. Through meaningful involvement of service members, we share the responsibility for accomplishing the Defence Force’s Mandate.

Empowering women within the military is an integral part of our mission. By harnessing the collective efforts and commitment of every individual, we can achieve greatness and continue to build a strong and inclusive Defence Force that upholds the principles of excellence, professionalism, and shared responsibility.

May this celebration of Women’s Day serve as a poignant reminder of the remarkable achievements of women within the military and inspire us to provide further support and empowerment. With unwavering dedication and a shared commitment, we will forge ahead towards a brighter future for The Royal Bahamas Defence Force and our beloved nation.

The RBDF remains committed to the pursuit of excellence in guarding our heritage.

Photos by: Marine Seaman Calvin Brown Jr.)

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