September 27, 2017
Following some friendly and productive discussions between Brigadier General Rocco Viglietta, President of the Italian Artillery Association and Lt Col Ian Vere Nicoll, Regimental Secretary, an agreement has been reached to sign a joint ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ between the two artillery associations.
While this was being arranged Major General Jean-Pierre Mayer, President of the French Artillery Association, subsequently also approached to ha...
September 8, 2017
It has been a great summer (apart from the weather) for the Regimental Family. We have been following our social and from all the great posts it seems that you have all been very busy and making the most of your holidays! There have been reunions, events and some epic fundraising challenges from both the regiments and individuals.
The Royal Regiment might have been stood down for most of August but our veterans and their families certainly kept themselv...
August 22, 2017
Army Veteran, Kevin O' Brien completed his 375 mile Charity Bike Ride, Blyth to Larkhill in 3 days.
Local Royal Artillery Branch members supporting Kevin on his way down to Larkhill
Kevin said " I have only gone and done it, arrived to a great reception by the staff at The Royal Artillery, Headquarters. My right knee is mashed, but, not to be outdone I pedalled the last few miles with my left leg"
His wife Sarah who supported him thr...
July 24, 2017
A team of 150 riders – ‘Team DNRC’ – took part in the Pru Ride 100 on Sunday 30 July cycling over the 100 mile course to raise money and awareness for the new Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC). It was a hugely successful day with many Team DNRC making good times.
A Very early start to the day for all. There should only be one 4 o'clock in a day
An early start at 054...
July 19, 2017
Norwich Branch has sadly had to say goodbye to one of their staunchest members and supporters, Colin Thackery, as he departed to London to become an In-Pensioner at The Royal Hospital, Chelsea.
Colin, a Korean veteran, who left the Royal Artillery as an AIG (Instructor in Gunnery) made the decision to apply to the RHC, following the passing of his dear wife Joan, last December and after going through the process of application, was accepted there and moved into his...