Yesterday was a historical day for the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) as they commission the new Republic of Fiji Navy (RFN) Band at the Queen Elizabeth Barracks in Nabua.
The auspicious occasion was officiated by the Commander RFMF Rear-Admiral Naupoto and was witnessed by members of the institution alongside friends and families.
A total of seventeen (17) energetic young men and women, and 8 senior musicians from the RFMF band will now form the RFN band under the leadership of Lieutenant (Navy) Vesikula Cakacaka.
The event began with a devotion by the RFMF Chaplain before the ceremonial handing-over of the new Band Sash and Mace from the Commander RFMF to the RFN band Drum-Major Warrant-Officer Class 2 Patemo Niurua.
The event concluded with a traditional ceremony in honour of the new RFN Band.BRAVO ZULU FIJI NAVY BAND!!