June 16, 2017
Officials cutting the ribbon at the opening of Jamaica Defence Force’s (JDF) Directorate of Training to fight against crime captured by Vision Newspaper Jamaican News

Increased Focus on Intelligence in Addressing Crime – PM

The Jamaica Defence Force’s (JDF) training capabilities have been boosted with the establishment of its Directorate of Training and Doctrine. Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew […]
March 30, 2017
Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, speaks in the House of Representatives about defence act

Defence Act to be Amended

The Defence Act is to be amended to formalise the Chief of Defence Staff title given to the commanding officer of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF), […]
March 24, 2017
The House of Representative discussing the Defence Act

Defence Act to be Amended to Establish National Service Corps

The Defence Act is being amended to establish the Jamaica National Service Corps within the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF). The Corps is one of seven under […]
March 2, 2017
JDF receiving surveillance vessels

JDF Receives Surveillance Vessels

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Coast Guard received two new maritime offshore surveillance vessels which will allow the army to increase its activities in protecting the […]