Royal Fleet Auxiliary Wave Ruler Visits Caribbean Island of Martinique

first_img View post tag: Royal View post tag: Martinique View post tag: of View post tag: Auxiliary View post tag: Ruler Share this article RFA Wave Ruler made a visit to the Caribbean island of Martinique from the 23rd to 26th September. This was the second time the ship had visited the island, with the first visit in April 2007.RFA Wave Ruler has previously been stationed in the Far East, Gulf and as APT(S) (Atlantic Patrol Task (South)) in the South Atlantic, supporting the Falkland Islands as well as working in territorial waters around the UK.Patrolling the North Atlantic and Caribbean, RFA Wave Ruler’s primary role is to provide support to the UK Overseas territories and strengthen the UK Government’s commitment in the region. This role includes providing regional support in the event of natural disasters such as hurricanes.With an extensive range of disaster relief stores Wave Ruler is capable of providing food, water and shelter where required. Additionally the ship and her crew can provide medical and humanitarian aid, together with technical assistance using their training, skills, knowledge and experience.Whilst at sea working in support of local defence and police forces, from a host of Caribbean nations, together with United States Coast Guard, RFA Wave Ruler has been conducting maritime patrols.RFA Wave Ruler and her Commanding Officer Captain Stephen Norris RFA hosted VIPs for an official reception on Friday 23rd September. The ship’s company also took part in a football match against Marine Nationale.Capt Norris said: “We are delighted to be in Martinique. The visit confirms our commitment in the Caribbean and offers the opportunity to work closely with allies on regional issues.“Wave Ruler’s primary role is to support UK Overseas Territories in the event of natural disasters and contribute to regional law enforcement.“The ship’s company are looking forward to the visit and the opportunity to experience Martinique.”[mappress]Source: royalnavy, October 03, 2011 View post tag: fleet View post tag: wavecenter_img View post tag: Island October 3, 2011 View post tag: Caribbean Royal Fleet Auxiliary Wave Ruler Visits Caribbean Island of Martinique Training & Education Back to overview,Home naval-today Royal Fleet Auxiliary Wave Ruler Visits Caribbean Island of Martinique View post tag: visitslast_img read more

Freddie McGregor and Marcia Griffiths performing next week in Lauderhill

first_imgThe City of Lauderhill presents Freddie McGregor, O.D. and Marcia Griffiths, O.D. in concert on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at 7pm at the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center.Internationally acclaimed, Grammy nominated singer, Freddie McGregor, O.D., has made significant contributions to Reggae music since its inception. His undeniable vocal availability boasts hits like, “Push Come To Shove,” “Africa Here I Come,” “I was Born A Winner,” “Guantanamera,” his chart-topping hits, “Big Ship,” ” Lock Dem Down,” and “Bangarang,” and American soul classics like, “Just Don’t Want to Be Lonely,” and “Can I Change My Mind.” With his profound natural talent, influenced by legends Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley, Alton Ellis, Ken Boothe, Bob Andy and many others, Freddie finessed his craft to become one of reggae’s greatest singers of all time! Be at the LPAC, as he performs his chart-topping hits!Marcia Griffiths is The Empress of Reggae Music, the Most Honorable Marcia Griffiths, O.D., First Lady of Songs, Female Vocalist Supreme. In a career spanning 40 years to date and still going strong, she hits high points internationally as a soloist and as a duo with Bob Andy, as “Bob and Marcia”. She has toured the world as a member of the I-Threes with Bob Marley and the Wailers. She hit the Billboard chart with “Electric Boogie Song” and created a world class dance, the Electric Slide. Since, she has performed all over the world and is known as “one of the most influential artists ever to come out of Jamaica,” and now is your chance to see her live in your city – as she performs her hits “All My Life,” “Love Is Automatic,” “Live On,” “Dreamland,” and more!Tickets can be purchased in person at the Box Office, by calling 954-777-2055 or online at read more