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RBDF concludes Health and Fitness Month with One-Mile Relay
By Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF)
Apr 9, 2021 - 9:16:26 AM

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The overall winning Relay Team, Entry 54, following the one-mile relay competition on Friday, March 26, 2021, at HMBS CORAL HARBOUR. From left: Marine Seamen Renildo Antenor and Shane Jones, Sub Lieutenant Danielle Morley, Marine Seamen Patrick Antenor and Cyril Davis and Training Officer, Lieutenant Commander Origin Deleveaux. (RBDF Photo by Able Seaman Michael Turner II)

Defence Headquarters (RBDF):  Members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force concluded its month of health and fitness awareness with a one-mile relay competition on Friday, March 26, 2021, at HMBS CORAL HARBOUR.

In an effort to promote and aid in a healthier lifestyle which is in line with Commander Defence Force, Commodore Raymond King’s strategic mission of a fit, fighting Force, the Training Department held several initiatives which also included basketball, swimming, aerobics, and seminars to encourage healthier lifestyle living.

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Leading Seaman James Carey completing his lap of the one-mile relay competition on Friday, March 26, 2021, at HMBS CORAL HARBOUR. (RBDF Photo by Able Seaman Michael Turner II)

During the highly anticipated meet, three teams comprising of five individuals participated in a timed race which included a female on each team. The teams consisted of personnel from both the Training and Administration/Prosecution Departments along with representatives from Entry 54.

The overall winner was the team of Entry 54, due to technicalities. Special mention goes to the Training Department team, with the fastest combined time of 34:13 minutes.

Training Officer, Lieutenant Commander Origin Deleveaux commended his staff for a successful month of activities which also brought about a closer comradery with the friendly competition events. He stressed the need for individuals to maintain healthy lifestyles, which can be a boost for the morale and welfare of the organization and is important for the organization’s success.

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Able Woman Marine Raynell Delaney completing her lap of the one-mile relay competition on Friday, March 26, 2021, at HMBS CORAL HARBOUR. (RBDF Photo by Able Seaman Michael Turner II)


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Leading Seaman Devon Sands completing his lap of the one-mile relay competition on Friday, March 26, 2021, at HMBS CORAL HARBOUR. (RBDF Photo by Able Seaman Michael Turner II)


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Lieutenant Angelo Whitfield passing the baton on to his team mate during the one-mile relay competition on Friday, March 26, 2021, at HMBS CORAL HARBOUR. (RBDF Photo by Able Seaman Michael Turner II)


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Leading Woman Anishka Bonaby beginning her lap of the one-mile relay competition on Friday, March 26, 2021, at HMBS CORAL HARBOUR. (RBDF Photo by Able Seaman Michael Turner II)





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