March 17, 2015
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...
March 9, 2015
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...
February 27, 2015
It has been a very busy period for the Royal Regiment.
A disbandment parade with the Welsh Gunners – 39 Regt RA – going into suspended animation.
Also, 19th Regiment Royal Artillery has marked a significant change to its structure with the placement of 52 (Niagara) Battery in to suspended animation with a parade at Bhurtpore Barracks, Tidworth.
Lieutenant Colonel John Oldroyd, Commanding Officer, 19 Regt RA, said:
February 27, 2015
The Royal Artillery Band has had a very busy couple of years with many concert’s and commemorations to attend. This week it threw open its doors to budding musicians from around the country.
These young people then took part in a day of musical activities designed to give them an insight in to life as an Army Musician. The day started with rehearsals in the band room where they played with Army mentor musicians under the direction of Sgt Keith Be...
February 22, 2015
It was with great sadness that the Regimental flag of the Welsh Gunners was lowered for the last time at Albemarle Barracks signalling the disbandment of the Regiment.
Over 300 officers and soldiers from 39 Regiment Royal Artillery, which is known as the Welsh Gunners, were joined by their families and veterans for a parade and flag lowering ceremony at the barracks.
The gunners were joined in their final parade by Her Majesty’s Deputy Lord-Lieutenant of Nor...