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Soldiers make history on Matterhorn summit

14/08/2020

Former Royal Marine is part of a team to summit The Matterhorn. Recently a team of former servicemen (including the worlds first double amputee to do so) impressively summited The Matterhorn. Amongst that team was former Royal Marine Olly Wilson-Tancock. Olly was discharged from the Corps in 2... Read more »

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VJ Day 2020 - James Wren

14/08/2020

Royal Marine James Wren was aboard HMS Repulse when it was sunk by Japanese bombers in 1941. Though hundreds died, he survived and soon joined with an Army unit defending the British fortress of Singapore. As the enemy closed in, he and the other men tried to escape on ships, attempting to save hund... Read more »

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V J Day 75th Anniversary James Wren (known as Jim) tells his story

12/08/2020

It was fantastic for the RMA - The Royal Marines Charity to spend time with former Royal Marine Jim Wren (100 years old), wife Margaret and his family this week and listen to his story.  He is truly an inspirational former Marine and Jim and Margaret are the true epitome of the Corps Family.   ... Read more »

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RBL Case Officer Vacancy, Plymouth Based

12/08/2020

Please find attached details of a vacancy in our team. We are looking for a special & talented person as this is such a key role in our team. Please circulate to your teams and anyone who may be interested. https://ce0286li.webitrent.com/ce0286li_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY... Read more »

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Bob Leefman's Appeal

12/08/2020

Dear Royal Marines Colleagues, Following on from my recent email regarding raising funds for our former PTI colleague, Bob Leefmans, both Terry and I are delighted with the huge generosity of some of our members, resulting in a current sum of £2,516 on the GoFundMe page! https://gf.me/u/yj4was... Read more »

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Heropreneurs’ Warwick Business School Awards 2020

11/08/2020

Heropreneurs' Warwick Business School Awards 2020 have opened nominations for this year. Open to Armed Forces personnel, veterans, and military spouses/partners 100% bursary for either the Warwick MBA or Executive Diploma programmes All applicants entitled to automatic enrolment on the He... Read more »

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PT Branch July 2020 Newsletter

04/08/2020

Dear RMA PT Branch Colleagues,   I do hope that this finds you and your loved ones keeping well and happy in spirit, despite the coronavirus gloom! Here is a brief catchup of recent events: OUR VINTAGE WHISKY WINNER FOR AUGUST IS…   RMA PT Branch member number 25 – is John Bickf... Read more »

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RMA - The Way Ahead

24/07/2020

Over the past months the Membership Committee has been considering the direction in which to steer the RMA over the next few years.  Their collective thinking has been condensed into a short paper entitled ‘RMA – The Way Ahead’ that presents a vision for growth, participation, modernisation a... Read more »

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