April 8, 2015
Supporting Gunners............this is what we do at the RA Charitable Fund and the RA Association. In fact it is the bedrock that holds the Regimental Family together. Comradeship and support on all levels. The RAA Facebook page has now been running for some time and we have over 5000 members comprising of Gunners and supporters of the Royal Regiment and its Veterans.
It is an amazing forum and I do love to sit and go through it and...
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 27, 2015
The ‘Stormers’ aka 12 Regiment Royal Artillery rugby team have secured the Army Cup Finals 2015 in style!
Stormers BIG Three!! It's all about the Base!!
They beat The 1st Royal Welsh 27-17 in a convincing show of strength and teamwork. They are a great example of the team ethos that the Army as a whole advocate and we at The Royal Artillery Association salute you.
March 27, 2015
The Royal Artillery Boxing Finals 2015
It was a highly eventful night for all concerned as the Royal Artillery Championship Finals 2015 came to an exciting end.
Throughout the week the Regiments have all been involved in the preliminaries which lead to a packed night of excitement and great boxing by all concerned.
Some of the Comments from the Regiments that took part:- &nb...
March 17, 2015
Exercise Brief Encounter (Friday 13th March and Saturday 14th March)
Exercise Brief Encounter took place this weekend just gone (Friday 13th and Saturday 14th March). Ex Brief Encounter offers potential officers both Regular and reserve the chance to experience first-hand the equipment capability and career opportunities that exist within the Royal Artillery. Over the weekend, all teams and DS participated in a series of round robin stan...