Jamaican Defence Force members participate in seminar at IAAFA

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Inter-American Air Forces Academy hosted members of the Jamaican Defence Force and 12th Air Force for a maintenance professional seminar May 31 to June 2….

Celebrating the MACC 3rd Anniversary – 2nd DISTRICT JDF COAST GUARD

Contributor(s):   Sub Lieutenant Jodi-Ann Hetridge Subject:    “So Others May Live” – From Sea to Shore Shortly after the Maritime, Air and Cyber Command (MACC) welcomed its second naval Unit, the Second District Jamaica Defence Force…

Celebrating the MACC 3rd Anniversary – 1st DISTRICT JDF COAST GUARD

Contributor(s):   Lieutenant (junior grade) Kamala Edwards Subject:    Recapitalization Jamaica’s Inshore and Offshore Fleet The Jamaica Defence Force is currently in year five of an eight-year fleet recapitalization program. This program is the largest surface fleet…

Celebrating the MACC 3rd Anniversary

Contributor(s):   Lieutenant Lamoya James Subject:    THE RISE OF A POWERHOUSE: MARITIME, AIR AND CYBER COMMAND (MACC) It was a momentous occasion on 14 January 2019, marking the amalgamation of six Units, all having distinct roles…

Celebrating the MACC 3rd Anniversary – JDF AIR WING

Contributor(s):   Staff Sergeant GIBBONS, S, Lieutenant Mikhail Palmer Subject:    The JDF Air Wing, Going Further, Giving Back As the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) transitions into Brigade formations, the JDF Air Wing’s Number 2 Flight is…

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On Saturday July 2, 2022, the Jamaica National Reserve Intake 2019/02 Passing Out Parade will commence at 1500 hrs (3:00 p.m.). This Parade will be held at the Curphey Barracks, Up Park Camp; also, we remind all family and well wishers who will be in attendance that COVID-19 guidelines of mask wearing and hygiene are to be followed. ... See MoreSee Less
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Heightened search efforts by the Joint Anti-Gang Task Force (JAGTF) in Franklyn Town, Kingston led to the seizure of an imitation firearm on Wednesday 22 June 2022. The weapon was found following the recovery of twelve (12) 9mm rounds from a gully bank within the same vicinity. ... See MoreSee Less
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On 24 June 2022, the French Ambassador to Jamaica, His Excellency Olivier Guyonvarch visited the First District Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard, Port Royal, Kingston, to interact with sailors and speak on naval matters. The Ambassador, who currently serves as a Reserve Naval Officer in the French Navy (Marine Nationale), spoke about French Maritime Policy. The visit not only served to further defence diplomacy, but also in recognition of this year's Day of the Seafarer. The Ambassador was received by Executive Officer of the Maritime, Air and Cyber Command, Commander Alvin Gayle. ... See MoreSee Less
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The "Day of the Seafarer" is celebrated each year on the 25 June. This aid in recognition of the invaluable contribution the world’s 1.5 million seafarers make to International Trade and the World Economy, often at great personal cost to themselves and their families. This day is also used as an opportunity to educate the public about issues facing the modern-day seafarer; issues such as piracy.Whether for leisure or for business thank you all seafarers for your role in building and protecting our Blue Economies and the impact on our wider societies.#Doyourpart #ProtecttheBlueEconomy#JamaicasDefenceForce ... See MoreSee Less
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The "Day of the Seafarer" is celebrated each year on the 25 June. This aid in recognition of the invaluable contribution the world’s 1.5 million seafarers make to International Trade and the World Economy, often at great personal cost to themselves and their families. This day is also used as an opportunity to educate the public about issues facing the modern-day seafarer; issues such as piracy.However, most importantly, it is the occasion for us, the world, to say Thank you, seafarers. ... See MoreSee Less
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