May 21, 2015
The Royal Artillery Assembly 2015 was another resounding success. Over 500 Gunners, both serving and retired, with their families enjoyed a weekend of comradeship, entertainment and the Grand Gala Dinner on the Saturday night.
The Saturday morning was taken up by the RAA AGM chaired by Maj Gen John Milne CB, ably assisted by Brig David Radcliffe CB and Lt Col Ian Vere Nicoll, each of whom reflected how well the past ye...
April 30, 2015
The Royal Artillery cycling cohort in RSA Larkhill organised a great event. The roads were closed to traffic and had been swept to within an inch of its life. Having been a cold, damp start and not ideal racing conditions the afternoon brought some sunshine and conditions were perfect - so with the hay bales strategically placed the competition got underway. The race kicked off with the novice race and ladies race going together.
April 21, 2015
We at the RAA would like to thank Abraham Day from 47 Regt RA for raising funds for the Royal Artillery Assocation. It was an epic challenge and in Abe's own words he would like to thank you all that dontaed:-
'thanks to everyone who donated, I completed the CTS Exmoor 10k, which ended up 7.1 miles, with again the worse hills I've ever had to run up.
It was really tough with the 16kg weight, I did have to question my sanity for returning to Exmoor f...
April 17, 2015
Just a short note.......
We at the Newport branch have a member in his 97th year who is celebrating 78 years since his enlistment into the R.A .
George Reynolds enlisted in the Royal Regiment of Artillery at Newport Barracks - now Raglan Barracks - on 08/03/1937 aged 19. After training he served in various parts of the world including the Khyber Pass. He then ended up in Singapore as a bombardier where he became a P.O.W. for the remainder...
April 9, 2015
The Edinburgh Tattoo is a must see event held in the walls of Edinburgh Castle.
It draws thousands of people to the event each year from across the world. The Tattoo is performed within Edinburgh Castle, the most popular tourist attraction in Scotland.
One of the ways that you can attend this event is through National Holidays who are a coach company that organise many holidays to different destinations. This year they are again se...