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Farewell reception for RBDF Senior Enlisted
By Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF)
Feb 23, 2021 - 10:16:52 AM

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Petty Officer Terrance Culmer receiving a token of appreciation on February 19, 2021, for his services to the Royal Bahamas Defence Force. Shown from left are: Chief Petty Officer Antoine Adams, president of the Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess; Chief Petty Officer Edgar Munroe, Petty Officer Culmer and Force Chief Petty Officer Marcello Charlow. (RBDF Photo by Able Seaman Fredrick Russell)

Defence Headquarters,  (RBDF): In keeping with the Commander Defence Force, Commodore Raymond King’s strategic intent of developing a professional and high-performance workforce focused on excellence and succession planning, Retired Petty Officers Dwayne Gray and Terrance Culmer were presented with accolades during a farewell reception at HMBS CORAL HARBOUR on February 19, 2021.

After serving the organization for a combined fifty-eight years, both Senior Enlisted Petty Officers were recognized for their dedicated services during a brief presentation by Chief Petty Officer Antoine Adams, president of the Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess. Also, in attendance on behalf of Base Engineering Officer Lieutenant Commander Gordon Roberts, were Engineering Warrant Officer Marcello Charlow and his team of Senior Enlisted.

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Petty Officer Terrance Culmer receiving a token of appreciation on February 19, 2021, for his services to the Royal Bahamas Defence Force. Shown from left are: Chief Petty Officer Antoine Adams, president of the Warrant Officers and Senior Rates Mess; Chief Petty Officer Darrell Rolle, Petty Officer Gray and Force Chief Petty Officer Marcello Charlow. (RBDF Photo by Able Seaman Fredrick Russell)

Petty Officer Gray officially retired from the Royal Bahamas Defence Force on January 27, 2021, after serving the organization for 33 years. A member of Entry 21, Gray was attached to the Hull section of the Engineering Department, where he was qualified in the areas of Carpentry, Welding Fiberglass, Dockyard Mechanic and Travel lift operator. He was also a member of the RBDF volleyball team.

Petty Officer Culmer was a member of Entry 30, having joined as a Marine Recruit on April 1995. He officially retired on February 15, 2021, after serving the organization for approximately 25 years. After a brief tenure in the Squadron Department, he was assigned to the Engineering Department in 2004, which he served as an Air Condition and Refrigeration technician until his retirement. He is also an avid sportsman, being a member of the RBDF Floaters softball team dynasty.
The Officers and Marines of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force thank both men for their many years of service, and extend Bravo Zulu to them, and a successful transition into civilian life.
The Royal Bahamas Defence Force remains committed to excellence and succession planning and guarding our heritage.

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