Category Archives: Falkland Isles

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 Dedication Of The 40Cdo Association Standard – 15th July 2016

As can be seen below, this is the outline for the Dedication of our Standard at Norton Manor Camp. Please ensure that you follow the instruction for those who wish to attend, please submit your names to the Vice Chairman … Continue reading

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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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Request For Information From RM Historian

The Royal Marines Historian in the Naval Historical Branch is carrying out research into the operations of 116 Infantry Brigade RM which was born in Jan 1945 and served in Holland and Germany between February and August 1945.  Information is … Continue reading

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The Drill Instructors Reunion 2016

Calling all Royal Marines Drill Instructors, serving and retired.  The Drill Instructors Branch Reunion will take place at CTCRM on Saturday 2nd July 2016. Any Drill Instructors that have not yet received an invite to this event are encouraged to contact Sgt … Continue reading

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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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The RMA Landing Craft Branch Reunion 8th – 12th September 2016

The Royal Marines Association Landing Craft Branch will once again hold their annual Reunion in Spain the weekend of the 8th / 12th of September 2016 @ The Torrejoven Hotel , Costa- Blanca , Alicante Province. This year the Committee has opened the Reunion … Continue reading

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The RMA Annual Graspan Parade And Service – Sunday 15th May 2016

The Royal Marines Annual Parade, service and reception will take place on Sunday 15th May 2016. This is your opportunity to march behind the finest military band in the world down the Mall, one of the most famous landmarks in … Continue reading

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Can You Help STAN BOWERS ???

I was a member of 857 Squad, we joined the Corps at Deal on the 18th October 1966, so this year will be our 50th year of being members of the family, I am looking into having a reunion, so … Continue reading

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The press & government have forgotten to even mention the Falkland Islands

The press & government have forgotten to even mention the Falkland Islands. It’s 33 years (Fri 2nd April 1982) since the conflict and 255 fallen heroes who fought for us . Please show your Respect and share THANK YOU Danny … Continue reading

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Timings for The Freedom March 25th July 2014

  The timings for the Freedom March that is due to take place on Friday 25th July 2014 are as follows. You will be required to be at Finsbury Square (about 1 min away from the HAC) at 1030……..and no … Continue reading

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Falklands Yomp 2012

Falklands Yomp #1 Falklands Yomp #2

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Darells Day 2012 & Friends

Languard Fort RM Band RM Band Standard Bearers Mark Ormrod US PTI`s………………………………..Ritchie Puttock……………………………UK PTI`s Michael_Padre The three Amigos Rode Spinks and long time Oppo Sharkey Ward, both of 669 Squad of 1957 Steve Searle (hope they searched his boot before … Continue reading

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Mount Harriet 11th to 12th June 1982

Mount Harriet 11th to 12th June 1982 Introduction In the last land action to take place during the night of 11/12 June, 42 Commando attacked Mt Harriet. This was a different proposition in many ways to the other mountain defences. … Continue reading

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Falklands Lecture & Book Signing

Falklands Lecture & Book Signing ‘‘The Yompers” A fighting Royal Marine’s perspective of the Falklands War 27th June… 12noon to 1430hrs (RM Museum) A lecture by Ian Gardiner, who commanded a rifle company in 45 Commando Royal Marines in the Falklands … Continue reading

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Argie Olympian Taking the Piss

The Agency Young & Rubicam, owned by advertising giant WPP should be seriously condemmed for commissioning such an Advert. Its Shareholders should be asking the Board of Directors for an Explanation and Apology The Agency Young & Rubicam and WPP, … Continue reading

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