JDF now has permanent base in Montego Bay

Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang has disclosed that new barracks have been constructed in Montego Bay, St James to permanently housed members of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF). Addressing a community forum in…

RJRGLEANER Honour Awards| For Education: JDF’s Jamaica National Service Corps – Rescuing at-risk youth

Attorney General Marlene Malahoo Forte (right) presents the trophy for Best Recruit to Romaine Howell at the passing-out parade for 226 Jamaica National Service Corps member, last year at the Moneague Training Camp in St…

CMA Release

JDF TO ESTABLISH CARIBBEAN MILITARY ACADEMY The Jamaica Defence Force is set to launch the Caribbean Military Academy (CMA), a first of its kind institution in the English speaking Caribbean, that will transform the way…

JDF Promotes Senior Officers

Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Rocky Meade (4th from left) is flanked by newly promoted Senior Officers in the JDF (L-R), Lieutenant Colonel Denston Smalling, Colonel Mahatma Williams, Captain (Naval) Antoinette Wemyss-Gorman, Colonel Martin…

JDF Promotes Senior Officers

Major General Rocky Meade, with the approval of the Defence Board, last Friday July 27, 2018, promoted one Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col), and three Majors to the ranks of Colonel and Lieutenant Colonel respectively. The…

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The Passing Out Ceremony for Jamaica National Service Corps (JNSC) Intake 1803 took place on Saturday February 23, 2019 at the Polo Grounds, Up Park Camp. The Four hundred and forty-three (443) new soldiers represents the largest intake trained since the inception of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF). This fifth JNSC intake furnished a spectacle of a parade that was attended and reviewed by Senator The Honourable Ruel Reid, Minister of Education, Youth and Information. Also in attendance was Lieutenant General Rocky Meade, Chief of Defence Staff of the JDF, along with a cadre of senior officers and Warrant Officers. The event was witnessed by thousands of family members, friends and well-wishers who turned out to see their loved ones on parade. Here are some pictures of the event.

Photos by Lance Corporal Donald Palmer, Lance Corporal Cordell Williams, Private Antwhan Brown and Private Alex Skeene.
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The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) participated in the 21st annual staging of the Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run held on February 17,2019, the run started on Knutsford Boulevard and culminated at the Emancipation Park. The JDF’s team included members of the Force Physical Education and Training Wing (FPETW) and members of the Jamaica National Service Corps (JNSC) Intake 1801. Here are some pictures of the event.

Photos by Lance Corporal Cordell Williams
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