Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Promotes Senior Officers

The Defence Board has given approval for the promotion of the following officers to be effective as of1 April 2021, to the ranks indicated. The Force continues to be proud of its senior officers who…

Decommissioning Ceremony for Her Majesty Jamaica Ship Paul Bogle (P8)

On December 4, the Decommissioning Ceremony for Her Majesty Jamaica Ship Paul Bogle (P8) was held at the First District Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard (1st Dist JDF CG) Base, CAGWAY, Port Royal. The 106-foot…

Jamaica Defence Force Promotes Senior Officers

Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Rocky R Meade, with the approval of the Defence Board, promoted ten senior officers of the Jamaica Defence Force; two to the rank of Colonel and eight to the…

JNSC Intake 2019/02 Certification Ceremony

The seventh batch of the Jamaica National Service Corps (JNSC), Intake 2019/02, marked the end of their final phase of their basic training with a Certification Ceremony at the JNSC Multipurpose Building in Up Park…

Launch of Jamaica Defence Force Air Wing Altimeter Magazine

The Jamaica Defence Force Air Wing (JDF AW) launched the 14th volume of the Altimeter Magazine at the No. 1 Hangar, Up Park Camp, Kingston 5 on August 20, 2020. The Altimeter is the official…

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In an effort to ensure that we maintain our combat readiness and oversee the moral of our men, Brigade Commander of the Jamaica Regiment Colonel Murphy Pryce visited the Norwood ZOSO and did a tour of the general area on Monday, 21 June 2021. #warriorwednesday #oneforce #onenation ...
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On Sunday June 20, 2021 the Prime Minister acting on the advice of the Chief of Defence Staff and the Commissioner of Police initiated a Zone Of Special Operations in the Norwood community located in the St. James Police Division.The Joint Force was on the ground early preparing the various checkpoints and informing citizens of the ongoing operation. The Norwood community has been plagued with ongoing gang warfare, frequent incidents of shootings and murders, rampant criminality and escalating violence. These conditions threaten not just the community, but the entire parish of St. James.The Joint Force remains committed to ensuring that peace and normalcy is restored and the threat posed to the rule of law is removed. ...
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5 days ago

Jamaica Defence Force
"I am proud to stand here with you this morning to herald a new era for the JDF and the Directorate of Training and Doctrine. Today is the first day that a JDF Battalion is occupying Newcastle!...It is said that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step". Words immortalised this morning at CMA Newcastle by Cdr J I Neil as the Bn conducted its first Muster Parade at it's new home 🏡 #forwardmarch #oneforce #JDF ...
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One of our very own while he served in Afghanistan, capturing the attention of all around him. #JDF #oneforce #throwbackthursday ...
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