The Barbados Defence Drive (BDF) is understaffed.
However even within the face of that scarcity mentioned Chief of Employees, Commodore Errington “Ricky” Shurland, it’s pledging its half to maintain Barbados secure.
“The Drive has numerous work to do, [but] as we step boldly into our forty third yr we accomplish that armed with the data of the previous . . . . Some could argue that the final three years could have been probably the most difficult interval within the Drive’s existence, and it has not been all clean crusing. We have been fraught with many peaks and troughs, [and] some swells that tried to capsize the ship,” he mentioned.
Nevertheless, Shurland famous members of the BDF had been actively deployed domestically and overseas since February 2020, and had efficiently achieved all uneven duties whereas performing their main roles in service to the folks of Barbados, all of the whereas under-resourced and undermanned.
The chief was talking yesterday through the BDF’s forty third anniversary church service, at St Matthias Anglican Church, St Matthias, Christ Church, underneath the theme Resilience: Constructing a Sustainable Drive, the place the Presidential Colors and the Regimental Colors, emblazoned with the presidential seal, have been on show for the primary time in a church for the reason that island grew to become a republic final November 30. (RA)
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