Support when you need it most

The Royal Marines family lives together, works together - and mourns together. When you lose someone, you can count on us to make sure they receive the dignity and honour they deserve. You'll also have the practical and emotional support of the whole Royal Marines community, who know that you're going through and will stand by you all the way.

You're as much a part of our Royal Marines Family as the person you lost.

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

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

Practical Support

Help and advice with everything from coping with bereavement to pensions and healthcare - 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

Apply for Welfare Support

Tell us what the problem is by calling 023 9254 7224 or by filling in this form.

Welfare Form