October 2, 2015
On a glorious afternoon on Sunday 20th September at Gosport Marina, Exercise ATLANTIC UBIQUE was officially launched.
At around half past 3 the RAYC flagship St Barbara V, with her crew from 295 Bty RA, slipped her moorings in front of the Boathouse Café and set sail en route to the Canary Islands via Madeira, a journey of over 1,500 nautical miles.
This is the first leg of 17 as St Barabara makes her way around the North Atlantic Ocean, a...
September 15, 2015
Why am I Raising Money For The Royal Marsden?
On Tuesday last week I spent several hours at the Marsden having scans, blood tests and generally being prodded and examined. In the process I spent some time thinking about what an amazing job they've done for me and so many others. Hence this quick tarrididdle as to why I'm raising money for them on Sunday 13 September.
In Nov 2012, I was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. Being given less than six m...
September 14, 2015
The last 4 months, since the Launch has seen the Captain Generals Baton travel from England to Europe and capture the imagination of the Royal Artillery far and wide. It has visited some great monuments and Battlefields and also been witness to some great events.
One of the great highlights for the Royal Artillery Association was the historic gun salute in Valletta,
the capital of the Mediterranean Island of Malta.
We cannot p...
September 10, 2015
Good Morning All.
Here is the Christmas Card order form for your cards from the RAA.
We have some new ones this year and you can pay by BACS too or send a cheque.
All the money goes to the RAA to help our comrades in need. Please feel free to contact me if you have any queries.
September 8, 2015
Flags and people united. For the big reunion the members of the Royal Artillery & Royal Signals also attacked corps & Regts, including civilian workers came together as a ‘family’ that was once stationed or worked in the former Churchill barracks in the Südstr. Even the Lippstadt Mayor Christof Sommer did the honours.
"It is a really lovely evening, a lovely Idea, I am delighted“, David Basisto said.
He is one of...