Commendation for Capt Khan

The Chief of Defence Staff commends Captain (Capt) Daniel Khan for his meticulousness and commitment to upholding integrity in the execution of his duties. Capt Khan whilst being an Officer Commanding at the First Engineer…

Caribbean Military Academy Gold Standard For Training – Minister Chang

Minister of National Security, Hon. Dr Horace Chang, has hailed the Caribbean Military Academy (CMA) as the gold standard for military training in the region. He said that as the academic institutional arm of the…

First District Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard gets increased capacity to police territorial waters

The Ministry of National Security has acquired four additional offshore patrol vehicles and two maritime aircraft to aid in improving border security, reducing transnational crimes, and providing support to other small island developing states. This…

Dad on the front line of COVID fight could do with 36 hours in the day

Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Staff Sergeant Jason Lampart has nine years of fatherhood under his belt, but though he enjoys every minute of it, the demands of his job can make the task hard. “I…

Bevon Smith Bonds With His Daughter

DESPITE HAVING a demanding job, working with the Jamaica Defence Force, Bevon Smith uses every opportunity available to bond with his three-year-old daughter, Shahaine. On the day of the interview, he decided to take her…


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Jamaica Defence Force

On June 30, 2020 Major Maxwell Gordon traded in his Jamaica Defence Force Air Wing signature sky blue beret to take over as Acting Commanding Officer of the Fourth Battalion the Jamaica Regiment from outgoing Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Warrenton Dixon.

Photos by Corporal Milton Black

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Sparks Fly

A student at the Caribbean Military Technical Training Institute (CMTTI), fuses metal during a welding and fabrication course. This training allows civilians and #armedforces members to practice various welding and fabrication techniques and procedures to maintain proficiency in the artisan field.

Photo by Corporal Gareth McLean
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