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New RAA Branch for Livingston
July 9, 2015

New RAA Branch for Livingston

  The Royal Artillery Association has a new branch – Livingstone Branch RAA had their first meeting this week. We are very happy to welcome you to the Association and know that it has taken an awful lot of organisation but you have finally got there.  The great support from the surrounding branches in the area has been second to none.  We wish you every success and hope that the branch grows and you all enjoy the fantastic comradeship that com...

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The RA Service of Remembrance - NMA
July 7, 2015

The RA Service of Remembrance - NMA

      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.           ...

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3rd Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery Say Goodbye.....
June 16, 2015

3rd Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery Say Goodbye.....

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...

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Bastion Wall Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum
June 16, 2015

Bastion Wall Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum

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...

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Gunner Sunday
June 1, 2015

Gunner Sunday

  On a cold and wet morning many RAA veterans and serving Gunners attended the annual Gunner Sunday parade at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea in the company of our In-Pensioners.  With many families and friends present it was a marvellous coming together of the Regimental Family. Royal Artillery Association Standard Bearers joined pensioners on parade where they were inspected by Col Richard Collinge ADC, the Regimental Colonel accompanied by Col Simon Bate...

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