Royal Montserrat Defence Force

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The Royal Montserrat Defence Force is the home defence unit of the British Overseas Territory of Montserrat. Raised in 1899, the unit is today a reduced force of about twenty volunteer soldiers, primarily concerned with ceremonial duties. The unit has a historical association with the Irish Guards.[1][2][3][4] The current Commander is Captain Alvin Ryan who took over from the late Captain Horatio Tuitt.