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JJ Chalmers is the Dark Horse of Strictly


JJ Chalmers has been heralded as the dark horse in this years' Strictly Come Dancing. He has been partnered with pro-dancer Amy Dowden for the show and the pair have already formed a close bond in rehearsals, revealing that they ‘completely understand each other in so many ways.' The former... Read more »

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Around the World in 80 Days Update!


RMA Isle of Wight members have challenged themselves to cover 24,901 miles by land or sea in 80 days!  They are now over 67 days into the Phileas Fogg inspired fundraiser and have covered over 22,000 miles.  Here is an update from Terry Goodwin, RMA IOW Branch Secretary: Still strivi... Read more »

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Veterans' Foundation Grant Awarded


RMA - The Royal Marines Charity are delighted to announce that we have been supported by the Veterans' Foundation with a grant. The Veterans' Foundation have approved a grant that will help us provide a Transition Support service in Scotland. The grant is intended to fund a Transition Support... Read more »


Planning a Funeral by Dan Richmond MSc MEd BA (Hons)


The Veterans Celebrant Over two thirds of people in the UK are neither formally religious nor humanist; most people have their own personal mix of beliefs and values. This has therefore led to a move towards a more person centred and bespoke funeral ceremony, away from a religious or spiritual as... Read more »

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New RMA Branch Formed – RMA Eastbourne


A recent meeting held by members of the RMA voted in favour that Eastbourne would form its own RMA Branch. The meeting, held on Wednesday October 14 at the Eastbourne Yacht club, saw 18 former Royal Marines and four other Veterans vote to set up RMA Eastbourne. Stephen Williams was voted in as... Read more »

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Royal Marines Honoured In The Queens Birthday Honours List


All the staff here at RMA – The Royal Marines Charity would like to take the time to congratulate the following serving Royal Marines on their inclusion in this years Queens Birthday Honours List.   As Officers (OBE) Lieutenant Colonel (Acting Colonel) Michael Andrew GELDARD As Member... Read more »

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Camo Cameo in Dr Who?


Did you have a cameo in Dr.Who in the 1970s? Do you know someone who did? We’ve had the following email from a gentleman wishing to interview anyone who may have been involved in the filming of the below episode of Doctor Who from 1970. Please reach out to him if you think you can help.... Read more »

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Lt Col Charlie Wilson RM (Retd)


At the time of merger the Charity inherited from the Association a Chief of Staff, a position which translated into the Business Operations Manager post which Charlie Wilson currently holds, carrying responsibility for all contracts and supplies, IT, HR, staff training, buildings, insurances, H.. Read more »

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