The Belize Defence Force is celebrating its forty-one anniversary and continues to grow in years and size as it added ninety-eight more soldiers to its Force. Today’s passing out was indeed a momentous occasion for the members of Intake 64, who were cheered on by loved ones, as they displayed some of what they learned. The Minister of National Security, John Saldivar, saluted intake 64.
Johnelle Mckenzie:” The Belize Defense Force is celebrating it’s 41st Anniversary and continues to grow in years and size as it added 98 more soldiers to its force. Today’s passing out is indeed a momentous occasion for the members of intake 64 who were cheered on by loved ones while they displayed what they learned. The Minister of National Security John Saldivar saluted Intake 64.
Honorable John Saldivar: “ Congratulations on achieving this personal goal that will benefit you and your family and of course the country of Belize. Today we salute you.Please give them a round of applause. Today’s event confirms that you have shown the courage, determination and commitment required to be successful as a member of the Belize Defense Force. You have endured 16 weeks of robust military training. Training that is designed to transform you from a civilian into a combat ready soldier. The foundation has now been laid for you to now develop yourself into a career soldier. Today signals the beginning of a challenging and rewarding experience in the Belize Defense Force and so having withstood the test of recruitment training you are now ready to perform alongside the seasoned and battle ready senior soldiers of the regular force.
Johnelle Mckenzie: “Intake 64 consist of 90 men and 8 women. This is Johnelle Mckenzie reporting for Love News.