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An Insight into Recruiting Team, RHQRA
March 17, 2015

An Insight into Recruiting Team, RHQRA

  Exercise Brief Encounter (Friday 13th March and Saturday 14th March) Exercise Brief Encounter took place this weekend just gone (Friday 13th and Saturday 14th March). Ex Brief Encounter offers potential officers both Regular and reserve the chance to experience first-hand the equipment capability and career opportunities that exist within the Royal Artillery. Over the weekend, all teams and DS participated in a series of round robin stan...

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Veterans pay their respects at Afghanistan Service
March 17, 2015

Veterans pay their respects at Afghanistan Service

A service to mark 13 years of UK military operations in Afghanistan took place at St Paul’s Cathedral on Friday 13th March 2015.  This Service was to honour the 453 Servicemen and women who lost their lives during the campaign.  It was also a chance for the wider military community and the next of kin to pay their respects and show their support.   The General Secretary of the Royal Artillery Charitable Fund Lt Col Ian Vere Nicoll and Cas Thobur...

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How the Royal Artillery Charitable Fund Helps you......
March 9, 2015

How the Royal Artillery Charitable Fund Helps you......

The RA Charitable Fund is the Gunner Charity.  This is what we stand for:    The RA Charitable Fund financially supports all officers and soldiers and their dependants whether serving or retired,widowed or divorced who are in need.   In February alone the Charitable Fund has assisted in over 120 cases with total grants reaching over £51,000.  A total of 24 of these cases were serving soldiers. These are the top items that we assi...

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Local Gunner to Run the Jurassic Coastline for the RAA...
March 9, 2015

Local Gunner to Run the Jurassic Coastline for the RAA...

My name is Abraham Day and I'm a bombardier from 47th Regt RA, I have served for 7 years so far and completed 3 tours of Afghanistan. I joined the RA in my father’s footsteps and also my grandmothers. My father was a gunner in 50 RA and I believe my grandmother was an aircraft spotter during WW2.        I have decided to run my next challenge for the RAA as it is a charity and organisation close to my heart and home. I'm running 8 mile...

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Mr Bobby Crick - Bugler for the serving and ex-serving....
March 5, 2015

Mr Bobby Crick - Bugler for the serving and ex-serving....

My name is Bobby Crick I play the bugle and cavalry natural trumpet army calls for ceremonies, dinners, reunions, weddings, all to enable the charities of serving and veterans as well as their families... so long as i get money for the charities like the royal British Legion or Regimental Association and a little for fuel cost that’s reward enough for me. I consider it an honour every day to have the opportunity to brush shoulders with those of us who took th...

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