July 7, 2015
It was another hugely successful day at the NMA for the Royal Artillery Service of Remembrance.
The Royal Artillery Association were joined by over 550 Veterans and serving Soldiers from the Royal Regiment who came to pay their respects to those that have gone before. As with every year, the weather permitted us to enjoy the sunshine and the wonderful setting that is the Arboretum.
June 16, 2015
In one of his final acts as a regular officer, Prince Harry unveiled the Bastion Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum on Thursday 11 June 2015. The Memorial (a wall originally constructed at Camp Bastion, Helmand Province to honour British Service personnel who died on operations in Afghanistan) was repatriated to UK in late 2014. The reconstructed Bastion Memorial is based on the same design and a Service of Dedication took place to remember thos...
March 30, 2015
A major road running through Nottingham has been renamed in honour of the 453 members of the armed forces who died in Afghanistan. The campaign had been launched to rename the road, which will now be known as ‘Remembrance Way’. Dougie Pullen from Kimberley in Nottinghamshire was an Army reservist for 30 years and retired in 2008 suggested last October that the road should be renamed.
To allow lo...
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 5, 2015
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...