March 9, 2015
My name is Abraham Day and I'm a bombardier from 47th Regt RA, I have served for 7 years so far and completed 3 tours of Afghanistan.
I joined the RA in my father’s footsteps and also my grandmothers. My father was a gunner in 50 RA and I believe my grandmother was an aircraft spotter during WW2.
I have decided to run my next challenge for the RAA as it is a charity and organisation close to my heart and home. I'm running 8 mile...
March 5, 2015
My name is Bobby Crick I play the bugle and cavalry natural trumpet army calls for ceremonies, dinners, reunions, weddings, all to enable the charities of serving and veterans as well as their families... so long as i get money for the charities like the royal British Legion or Regimental Association and a little for fuel cost that’s reward enough for me.
I consider it an honour every day to have the opportunity to brush shoulders with those of us who took th...
February 27, 2015
The Royal Artillery Band has had a very busy couple of years with many concert’s and commemorations to attend. This week it threw open its doors to budding musicians from around the country.
These young people then took part in a day of musical activities designed to give them an insight in to life as an Army Musician. The day started with rehearsals in the band room where they played with Army mentor musicians under the direction of Sgt Keith Be...
February 22, 2015
It was with great sadness that the Regimental flag of the Welsh Gunners was lowered for the last time at Albemarle Barracks signalling the disbandment of the Regiment.
Over 300 officers and soldiers from 39 Regiment Royal Artillery, which is known as the Welsh Gunners, were joined by their families and veterans for a parade and flag lowering ceremony at the barracks.
The gunners were joined in their final parade by Her Majesty’s Deputy Lord-Lieutenant of Nor...
February 16, 2015
AROUND BRITAIN’S COAST (ABC) MOTORCYCLE TRIP
I plan to motorcycle ride around the coastline of Britain using roads and bye-ways, keeping as close to the coast as possible. The trip will be in aid of three charities. I will be riding a BMW 700 GS. The ride will take about 3-4 weeks and is between 4-5000 miles. I will be setting off from Poole Quay on the Tuesday 9th June 2015 during the Poole Quay Bike Night and heading clockwise. ...