WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7: The Bermuda Regiment has received numerous calls regarding the status of conscription and therefore wishes to confirm the following facts:

• Conscription is still in effect; failure to attend military duties (including enlistment) is an offence under the Defence Act 1965.

• An end to Conscription has NOT yet been established but the Ministry of National Security has committed to provide a timetable in 2013 detailing when Conscription is to be wound up;

• The Regiment is holding a final Enlistment Night at 6:30pm on 20 November 2012. All members of the public who have been selected for service or anyone who wishes to volunteer for service must report at that time;

• Failure to show for military duty is an offence under the Defence Act 1965 and offenders will be disciplined accordingly.

• Government House and the Bermuda Government have committed to conducting a Review of Bermuda's Security requirements in early 2013; this review will also consider how and when Conscription can be wound up.

We would also like to remind the public that the Bermuda Regiment is looking for volunteers for a variety of roles. A Regiment career offers recruits opportunities to travel, acquire skills useful in civilian life, test themselves to their limits and competitive rates of pay. For more information, call 238-1045 or visit www.bermudaregiment.bm .