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RMA CENTRAL OFFICE IS MOVING   For most of its 73-year history, the RMA Central Office has been based in Portsmouth, firstly at RM Eastney and then at HMS EXCELLENT. The opportunity has now been seized to move to the home of the Royal Marines at the Commando Training Centre Royal Marines.... Read more »

RM Cadets



The Sea Cadet Corps (SCC) is a national charity with almost 400 units in the UK; it aims to provide life-changing opportunities to young people and ‘the best possible head start in life through nautical activity and fun’ to over 14,000 young people nationwide. A number of SCC units also have RM... Read more »

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The UK Armed Forces Veteran ID Card


Today, the Ministry of Defence has launched a new Veterans ID card.  This will enable public and charitable sector services to instantly recognise the service of a Veteran. This card will provide proof that a Veteran has served in HM Armed Forces in line with the Government definition of a Veteran,... Read more »

Charles Benny And Waring On His 96th Birthday

Charles Forrest’s 96th Birthday!


The 18th February was Veteran PTI (& former Corps Heavy weight boxing Champion) Charles Forrest’s 96th Birthday! On behalf of all serving and former PTI’s I have sent our very best wishes to Charles. Having some memory problems, Charles is now resident in Erskine Care Home for Ex-Se... Read more »

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The passing of Former RM Peter Heming 1937 - 2019


It is with sadness we announce the passing of Former Capt Peter Heming He served in the Corps from 1952 - 1987, was in the Band Service, and a member of the Royal Victoria Order MVO Funeral Service: 15 February 2019 1445 hrs at Woking Crematorium. RMA Membership and Standard Bearer attendance... Read more »

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The passing of William Casey 1928 - 2019


Former Royal Marine William Casey RM10527 has unfortunately crossed the bar aged 91. He served in Malaya and Suez. Leaving behind his loving family including wife Heather Casey and grandson Sean Kelly.   Funeral will take place 13 February 2019 1600, Harbour View Crematorium, Funeral... Read more »

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