KINGSTON – April 28, 2017.

The First Battalion the Jamaica Regiment (1JR), for the second consecutive year, dominated the 2017 Military Boxing Championship held over the period Wednesday 26 April 2017 to Friday 28 April 2017 at the JDF Polo Field, Up Park Camp.  After three days of gruelling battle, 1JR retained their title with 59 points, ahead of the Third Battalion, the Jamaica Regiment (National Reserve) (3JR (NR)) which placed second with 35 points. The Second Battalion, the Jamaica Regiment (2JR) were third with 32 points. The JDF Coast Guard moved up the ranks to 4th place with 29 points, one more than the men of steel from 1 Engineer Regiment (JDF).  The Support and Services Battalion (Sp Svcs Bn) amassed 7 worthy points whilst the Combat Support Battalion (Cbt Sp Bn) and the JDF Air Wing tied on 6 points.