Category Archives: RNA

Stop the cuts to the Royal Marines and the Royal Navy’s amphibious assault ships – Petitions

Please sign as requested  by General Julian Thompson RM As you can imagine Julian is up in arms about the suggested cuts, he is very involved with the movers and shakers and is doing what he can to bring them … Continue reading

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The Mystery of HMS Affray April 16th 1951

Rod Spinks cousin “Peter Paine” aged 19, lost his life on this submarine when it sank in 1951…      

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Explosive Weekend – 11th & 12th June 2016

Saturday, 11 June 2016 – 10:00am to Sunday, 12 June 2016 – 5:00pm At Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower, Gosport Get your lab coats on and prepare for a weekend full of explosive fun and science! BANG! The science of movie SFX. … Continue reading

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HMS GLAMORGAN 1st COMMISSION 50th ANNIVERSARY

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Cenotaph 2016 Changes To The Application Process

Ladies and Gentlemen, Below is a letter from the RBL explaining that for this years Cenotaph there is a change to the Application process and timeline for submitting your applications. If you wish to take part in this years Cenotaph … Continue reading

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HMS Vanguard – A Short Documentary Of Her Final Days

Bill Paton has sent in this link that takes you to a short documentary about the final days of the RN’s Last Battleship. Its less than 10 mins long and is fascinating. I am sure it will take a few … Continue reading

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Extra Services Now Available To Branch Secretaries And Members

please follow the link below for news and information on the latest services available through the RMA website. https://royalmarinesassociation.org.uk/news/extra-services-now-available-online

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Important News From The Department Of Works And Pensions

SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS/STATE BENEFITS Synopsis: A new armed forces National Insurance credit is available for spouses and civil partners who joined their partners on overseas postings. Claims can be made going back to 1975. Announcement: Friday, April 15, 2016 The … Continue reading

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Zeebrugge Parade And Service details – 24th April 2016

Date 24 April, Muster at 10 00 at Seacombe Ferry CH44 6QY Immediate embarkation onto ferry, sail into River Mersey, Wreaths placed over side return to Terminal, Fall in, wreaths onto Memorial Stone, Inspection of Guard etc, March Past & … Continue reading

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Volunteers Required For Commando Challenge 2016

The Royal Marines Commando Challenge has been going for many years, however 2016 sees a new chapter for the event. The event is now owned by and raising funds for Devon Air Ambulance Trust and The Royal Marines Charity, it … Continue reading

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Concorde Week at the Fleet Air Arm Museum

CONCORDE WEEK AT THE FLEET AIR ARM MUSEUM Wednesday, 2 March 2016 – 10:00am to Sunday, 6 March 2016 – 4:00pm   Special week of events to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the arrival of Concorde 002. Daily Concorde Talks will tell … Continue reading

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Battle Of Jutland Commemorations – Service Of Remembrance At Plymouth Hoe Tuesday 31st May 2016 (Warning Order)

There is a planned service of Remembrance to commemorate the battle of Jutland at Plymouth Hoe between 11.00 and 12.00 on Tuesday 31st May 2016. Further details will be available in due course.

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SALUTE to The SEA KING

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New Book Published By Former RM Dom Mee

Dom Mee, former RM and great friend of the RMA has just published his first book. Please see below for more details. I have just published my first book “Kiting the Hurricane” which recalls my attempt to be the first … Continue reading

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Lee-on-the-Solent & Stubbington Royal Naval Association Charity Xmas Concert Friday 20th November 2015

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