From the comfort of your living room, join us for a virtual concert broadcast of the Mountbatten Festival of Music 2020. Sitting alongside Prince Harry and Meghan at the Royal Albert Hall, watch one of the best military bands in the world, the Massed Bands of Her Majesty's Royal Marines. With an... Read more »

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Royal British Legion – National Events


We have been informed by the RBL of changes to the events that they had planned for Summer 2020.  The following RBL events have been cancelled due to COVID19: VE75 (London) D-Day 76 (Bayeux) Korea 70 (London) They still plan to mark VJ75 at the National Memorial Arboretum in August, bu... Read more »

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Coronavirus: Submarine captain’s advice on social isolation


Ryan Ramsey knows what it's like to self-isolate. He was the captain of the nuclear submarine HMS Turbulent between 2008 and 2011 and once spent 286 days at sea without seeing the sky. The Gosport-based consultant says conflict management is key to surviving time in confined spaces and has fiv... Read more »

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Light exercises for the Elderly


One of our professionally active RMA PT Branch Associate Members, Lauren Powell, has kindly forwarded a video of light exercises for the elderly, which she thought might be helpful for us to share with others.  Lauren is a trained Pilates teacher, and Jack a physio. It has been shared by Jason Fox... Read more »

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Globe and Laurel update


The Globe & Laurel team will be publishing the March/April 2020 edition shortly and hope to distribute in the normal way. Please bear with the team as normal operations are obviously taking a bit longer at present. The G&L office is not staffed on a daily basis as the team are working fro... Read more »

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Heroes at Home


Last week we launched our brand new fundraising initiative Heroes at Home. In these uncertain and unprecedented times, we require your help more than ever. At times of crisis, the Government often calls upon the military to contribute to the national response due to their specialist skill-set and... Read more »

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COVID19 Welfare support


The restrictions that have been imposed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic have limited the way we undertake some of our normal working practices. For example, home visits have been restricted for us as well as for SSAFA and the RBL. The Grants and Benevolence team are now available on 02393 87466... Read more »

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Mountbatten Festival Of Music 2020


The Mountbatten Festival of Music returned this year, featuring the Massed Bands of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines, performing over two nights at the Royal Albert Hall. This marked the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War and the 80th anniversary of the foundation of the British co... Read more »

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COVID19   Ladies and Gentlemen,   This week, the situation with regards Coronavirus 19 (COVID19) has worsened resulting in a change to government advice.  Consequently, RMA Branch and Regional officials have been sent direction to cancel/postpone all routine activities and events for... Read more »

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