Lieutenant General Rocky Meade Visits Abaco

Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Rocky Meade, Chief of Defence Staff of the Jamaica Defence Force visited Abaco, The Bahamas on October 1, 2019. During his visit, Lt Gen Meade was welcomed to New Providence by the Defence…

Female Soldier Creates Historic First

While women have been involved in the evolution of the status quo for many notable professions, roles and responsibilities globally; the accession and influence of females in critical roles in the Jamaica Defence Force continues…

Corporate Hands | Nestlé cleans Rae Town Fishing Village

The volunteers from the Nestlé Jamaica Health and Wellness Foundation joined forces with the Jamaica Defence Force last Saturday to clean up the Rae Town Fishing Village. The beach has been inundated with plastics and…

Col GS presents Plaque to members of the Canadian Armed Forces

Thursday September 19, 2019: Col Mahatma Williams, Colonel General Staff Jamaica Defence Force presents a plaque to members of the Canadian forces who have been in Jamaica assisting with preparation for the disaster relief and…

Bahamas relief support continues

On September 16, 2019 the JDF DART visited the Marsh Harbour community in Abaco, Bahamas and continue their relief support to the island. Here, they are clearing a roadway that leads to the home of…




Prime Minister, the Most Honourable Andrew Holness and Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Rocky Meade, yesterday October 11 handed out Certificates of Recognition to the members of the Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) who returned to Jamaica from The Bahamas, after providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to that country, following the passage of Hurricane Dorian. ... See MoreSee Less

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