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
3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery is a Close Support Artillery Regiment, which has been based in Germany for 17 years but is now moving to Albemarle Barracks just outside Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The Regiment consists of 5 Batteries, C, D, J (Sidi Rezegh), M (Headquarters) Battery and N Battery (The Eagle Troop).
The Batteries of the Regiment have existed since 1st November 1793. The modern Regiment, as we see it today, was formed at Abbassia Barracks, Cairo, on the 2...
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...
April 30, 2015
The Royal Artillery cycling cohort in RSA Larkhill organised a great event. The roads were closed to traffic and had been swept to within an inch of its life. Having been a cold, damp start and not ideal racing conditions the afternoon brought some sunshine and conditions were perfect - so with the hay bales strategically placed the competition got underway. The race kicked off with the novice race and ladies race going together.
April 21, 2015
We at the RAA would like to thank Abraham Day from 47 Regt RA for raising funds for the Royal Artillery Assocation. It was an epic challenge and in Abe's own words he would like to thank you all that dontaed:-
'thanks to everyone who donated, I completed the CTS Exmoor 10k, which ended up 7.1 miles, with again the worse hills I've ever had to run up.
It was really tough with the 16kg weight, I did have to question my sanity for returning to Exmoor f...