Grenada Day 36th Anniversary

BDF Media Release| 25 Oct 19

Photography credit: Corporal Maynard D 

The Barbados Defence Force (BDF) recognizes the 36th Anniversary of Operation Urgent (OUF) Fury. The BDF was a member of the multinational intervention operation initiated from Barbados, to restore democracy in Grenada on the 25th of October 1983.

The 1983 OUF personnel, since awarded the Regional Security System medal, were amongst the first set of troops to land at the Point Salines Airport (now the Maurice Bishop International Airport) to aid in the security efforts