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222nd Battery birthday and the anniversary of the foundation of the Royal Horse Artillery.
February 13, 2015

222nd Battery birthday and the anniversary of the foundation of the Royal Horse Artillery.

On Monday 2nd February the Chestnut Troop celebrated their 222nd Battery birthday and the anniversary of the foundation of the Royal Horse Artillery.   The all day celebrations started with the Officers and SNCOs waking up the Gunners with traditional ‘Gunfire’, a delicious mix of coffee and rum.   After a hearty breakfast in the HUB, Bdr Hughes ran the traditional 5-a-side football tournament, held in the Garrison super gym. ...

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'Gunners' do very well in the New Years Honours List 2015
January 7, 2015

'Gunners' do very well in the New Years Honours List 2015

The Royal Regiment did very well in the New Year’s Honours List.  We had many serving soldiers recognised for their Service and some recognised for Acts of Outstanding achievement. We also had two members of the Royal Artillery Association honoured.  Please see the attached list for more details.

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UBIQUE 300
December 26, 2014

UBIQUE 300

Raised by Royal Warrant at Woolwich in 1716 the Royal Regiment of Artillery will celebrate its Tercentenary on 26May 2016. In order to mark this historicmilestone, a series of commemorative activities, collectively known as Royal Artillery 300 (RA 300), will take place over the next few years. These activities will occur simultaneously to World War I centenary and Waterloo 200 commemorations. For more information please follow this lin...

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104th Regt RA Wins the Cornwall Cup 2014
December 3, 2014

104th Regt RA Wins the Cornwall Cup 2014

The Cornwall Cup is given out to the Regiment that raises the most money throughout the year for the Royal Artillery Charitable Fund.   This year the cup has been awarded to 104th Regiment Royal Artillery. The General Secretary, Lt Col I A Vere Nicoll would like to thank the Regiment for its continued support and for raising much needed funds to help Gunners everywhere. The Royal Regiment as a whole rose over £51,000 for the Charitable Fund.  Your...

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UK Armed Forces have left Camp Bastion for the last time....
October 29, 2014

UK Armed Forces have left Camp Bastion for the last time....

UK Armed Forces have left Camp Bastion for the last time, handing the base over to 215 Corps of the Afghan National Army. British troops and United States Marine Corps personnel who had been serving under the International Security Assistance Force’s (ISAF) Regional Command (Southwest) redeployed to Kandahar after formally marking the end of combat operations at a ceremony. Helicopters and aircraft from the UK and US moved personnel to Kandahar Airfield in pr...

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