We're in this together

As a family, getting on with ordinary life when your loved one is away is always hard. Belonging to the Royal Marines Association makes it a bit easier. You can be in regular touch with other families going through the same thing, giving you a ready-made support network to help with things like child care and lift-sharing to days (and nights) out and other social events. Plus, you can rest easy knowing we're ready to offer advice, help and support.

Enjoy all these when you become a member

  • Receive our official membership card

  • Access guides on fitness and wellbeing that have been written for RMA members by former Royal Marines Physical Training Instructor, Peter Brown MBE MSc

  • Visit the Commando Training Centre, Lympstone, during our annual Corps Family weekend; order Mountbatten Festival of Music tickets before they go on sale and attend, or join in with, other key Corps Family events

  • Apply for free tickets to selected family days out

  • Search for and connect with other members who may be lost friends or oppos

  • Access members-only discounts

  • Apply for, and monitor, requests for tailored welfare support

  • Join as many RMA (physical and virtual) branches and clubs as you wish - or simply stay on the HQ Roll if this better suits your lifestyle

  • Receive our weekly email updates from around the Corps Family

  • Plus much more!

Camaraderie Wide

Camaraderie

Drop in at one of the local branches, or attend one of our events, and you can meet up with old friends – and make new ones.

Royal Marine and son

Stability and Connections

Life in the Royal Marines is nomadic - and where they go, we know the families often follow. With nationwide branches, the Royal Marines Association is a constant presence with a network of connections and knowledge of the local area.

Memorial

Practical Support and Peace of Mind

Help and advice with everything from pensions and healthcare to coping with bereavement and post-traumatic stress disorder - or just making sure you're not alone. The support you need, whenever you need it.

Full Membership

Anyone who serves or has served in the Royal Marines/Royal Marines Reserve/Royal Marines Band Service in a Royal Marines unit or filled a line number in a Royal Marines unit (including any qualified Commando, MARWREN or other serviceman), regardless of length of service.

Apply for full membership
Associate Membership

Anyone who is the parent, spouse/civil partner or child of a Full Member; this can be extended to grandparents or carers who have raised the Royal Marine, and grandchildren being raised by the former Royal Marine. Must be sponsored by a Full Member.

Children of Full Members can be sponsored as Associate Members from the age of 9.

Any graduates of the All Arms Commando Course, and their immediate family, may become an Associate Member.

Apply for associate membership