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6th May 2020 / Coronavirus, HP, Press Release


The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) is aware of allegations that members of the Force were involved in an incident that...
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Cannon Ball Gate
10th April 2020 / HP, Press Release

New Entrance to the Jamaica Defence Force’s Up Park Camp

A photo of the Jamaica Defence Force's Up Park Camp, Cannon Ball Gate.Photo by HQ JDF Media Department The new...
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29th March 2020 / Coronavirus, HP, Press Release

Urgent Message for All Soldiers On Leave Overseas

All service members of the Jamaica Defence Force who are currently on leave overseas, are being asked to make contact...
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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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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

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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