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SSAFA CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF WOMEN IN THE ARMED FORCES
July 3, 2017

SSAFA CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF WOMEN IN THE ARMED FORCES

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, is celebrating 100 years since women were legally permitted to serve in the British military.   This July marks the centenary of the formation of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC), the first time women were formally enrolled in the UK Armed Forces. Back then, women’s roles involved cooking, administration and mechanical work.  Today, one hundred years on they stand shoulder to shoulder with their male cou...

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The Gunners celebrate Armed Forces Day 2017
June 26, 2017

The Gunners celebrate Armed Forces Day 2017

The Flags were raised at hundreds of locations across the UK to mark Armed Forces Day and celebrate our troops and their commitment to our great nation and beyond.  The Royal Regiment of Artillery, together with our Royal Artillery Association branches came together in their local towns to celebrate the Regimental Family and let the general public see what it is we do so well.  Armed Forces Day is also a great way to encourage the new generati...

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'The Gunners' take on Pru Ride London on behalf of the DNRC
June 15, 2017

'The Gunners' take on Pru Ride London on behalf of the DNRC

Pru Ride London and the DNRC Team DNRC’ will be the largest group of riders in the Pru Ride 100, which takes place on Sunday 30 July and covers a route from central London out to the Surrey Hills and back.  It passes very close to Headley Court.  There are approximately 150 riders in Team DNRC including more than 20 Gunners from the Royal Artillery. The Gunner team is a real mix of abilities with riders recovering from injury, some taking on their...

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Gunner Sunday - A Truly Regimental Family Gathering
May 3, 2017

Gunner Sunday - A Truly Regimental Family Gathering

The annual Gunner Sunday parade and service was held in fine weather on Sunday 30th April.  A large gathering of serving and retired Gunners and their families joined artillery In-Pensioners at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea in an impressive show of support to the Regimental Family.      Royal Artillery Standard Bearers joined pensioners on parade where they were inspected by Maj Gen David Cullen, Controller Royal Artillery; Col Richard Collinge,...

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BRITISH TRANS-AMERICAS EXPEDITION 2017 – UPDATE FROM SANTIAGO, CHILE
April 7, 2017

BRITISH TRANS-AMERICAS EXPEDITION 2017 – UPDATE FROM SANTIAGO, CHILE

After 10 days of continuous riding, covering 4810km, the expedition team have enjoyed their first bed and bath since leaving Punta Arenas, courtesy of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Chile. In the charming surroundings of the Embassy with the Andes as a backdrop, the team have had the opportunity to service their bikes, clean laundry and plan the next leg of the journey. Tomorrow they depart for their next great challenge - a 1000km crossing of the Atacama Desert...

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