RBDF Electrical Department’s Community Initiative
As part of Commander Defence Force, Commodore Raymond King’s strategic plans for strengthening community relations and the outreach throughout the communities, the RBDF Engineering Department recently assisted the Bahamas Association for the Physically Disabled (BAPD) School with maintenance work.Led by Chief Petty Officer Ricardo Rodgers along with Petty Officer La’Rand Smith, Marines of the Electrical and Air Condition Units banded together at the school on Friday, 10 March, to conduct maintenance and minor repairs to the building. This included replacement of lighting fixtures, cutting of tree branches, clearing leaves and restoration of the air condition unit. Administrator Ms. Linda Smith expressed her appreciation for the support of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, which over the years has willingly assisted the Association. This initiative is the latest in ongoing projects by members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force to assist the organization.Chief Petty Officer Rodgers assures that the Engineering Department aims to continue conducting such endeavors, as a way to give back to the local community through its knowledge and skills.The Royal Bahamas Defence Force is committed to “Guarding our Heritage” through opportunities as these, where nation-building plays a vital role.