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...
August 1, 2017
Following a wrongful disqualification days after winning the P1 Scottish Grand Prix of the Sea which was later overturned by our governing body; the Royal Yachting Association, as it was established the reason for DQ were out of our control and P1 had not given us a fair platform for which to state our case, we went into our home county event in Milford Haven feeling totally unprepared as the boat had been in parc ferme since Scotland.
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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...
July 3, 2017
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...