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19th February 2020


The Jamaica Defence Force takes a very uncompromising position on Sexual Harassment. As such, we have drafted policies that speak...
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19th November 2019

JDF Coast Guard

History A year after the JDF was formed in 1962, a naval arm, the ‘Jamaica Sea Squadron’ was added. The...
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13th June 2019

ZOSOs extended in Denham Town and Mount Salem

Gleaner Story Published: Friday 11 June 2019 The Zones of Special Operations (ZOSOs) in Denham Town in Kingston and Mount...
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17th May 2019 / General

Military Strength on Display in Mobay

Photo by Private Antwhan Brown Story by: JIS Writer- Okoye Henry Hundreds of soldiers attached to the Second Battalion, Jamaica...
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27th March 2019

JDF Takes Tough Line Against Rogue Soldiers

Captain Lysight inspecting a 1st District Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard soldier.Photo by Sergeant Darren Beckles Gleaner Published: Sunday 24...
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19th March 2019

JDF Focuses On Recruiting More Women

JNSC 1702 Squad Drill Competition 13 December 2017Photo by Lance Corporal Andrew-Marc Flemmings Gleaner Published: Tuesday 19 March 2019 Although...
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18th March 2019

JDF Tough Stance On Sexual Harassment

Gleaner Published Sunday 17 March 2019 Both the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) and the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) have crafted...
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22nd January 2019

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...
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22nd January 2019

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...
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21st January 2019

100% Winning Start for JDF Junior Cup Circketers

The Jamaica Defence Force has made a very good start to the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) 2015 Junior Cup Competition,...
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