Taking the High Ground

Taking the High Ground

13/07/16

Ian came to see us after hearing about how The Royal Marines Charity support those facing medical discharge in their career transition. He discussed with us his ideas for looking for a potential new role, probably in grounds maintenance, but was a little undecided about exactly what shape his f.... Read more »

Introduction of Women into the Royal Marines General Service

Introduction of Women into the Royal Marines General Service

11/07/16

From Admiral Sir Philip Jones KCB ADC The Government has announced that the UK will remove the exclusion of women from Ground Close Combat roles in the Armed Forces. Women will now be able to apply to join infantry and armoured regiments, including the Royal Marines and the Royal Marines.... Read more »

The Royal Marines Charity. Building a future

The Royal Marines Charity. Building a future

07/07/16

Five years ago, whilst serving with the Royal Marines in Afghanistan, Corporal Phil Eaglesham contracted Q Fever. This relatively rare disease is degenerative and has already resulted in Phil becoming wheelchair bound. Phil, his wife Julie, and their three boys, Travis 13, Tyler 9 and Mason 6, li.... Read more »

The Medics Rugby Challenge

The Medics Rugby Challenge

06/07/16

The Medics Rugby Challenge is back, this time taking place on Tuesday 8 November at Plymouth Albion R.F.C. The event, in aid of The Royal Marines Charity, sees a match between the Peninsula Medical School and the ‪‎RoyalMarines‬. Tickets are now available, just he.... Read more »

Solent Innovation Strategy Industry Workshop Invitation

Solent Innovation Strategy Industry Workshop Invitation

29/06/16

Solent Innovation Strategy Industry Workshop BUSINESSES ARE INVITED... To the Solent Innovation Strategy Industry Workshop. We would like to invite you to come and join the discussion to help shape and influence our approach to supporting local innovation strengths by.... Read more »

Major General Rob Magowan CBE

Commandant General Royal Marines Supersession

13/06/16

Friday the 4th June saw the handover from Major General Martin Smith MBE to Major General Rob Magowan CBE. The handover ceremony took place at Commando Training Centre Royal Marines and was witnessed by Commanding Officers and Regimental Sergeant Majors from across the Corps. Among the other g.... Read more »

The Royal Marines Charity & Commando Spirit Announcement

The Royal Marines Charity & Commando Spirit Announcement

27/05/16

The Royal Marines Charity and the Commando Spirit initiative The Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund was launched in 2010 and at the time had no staff, no nationwide supporting community, a low profile and very little independent ability to raise the funds needed each year. It made sense to engag.... Read more »

Directors' Commando Challenge

Directors' Commando Challenge

18/05/16

Brave competitors from the commercial business world converged at Commando Training Centre Royal Marines, Lympstone, to take on the challenge of their life. Teams from Asda, Screwfix, Retail Week, Dixons Carphone Warehouse, and Linbrooke took on the Directors' Challenge,.... Read more »

Jauguar Land Rover targets 1000 Armed Forces recruits

Jaguar Land Rover targets 1000 Armed Forces recruits

09/05/16

The Royal Marines Charity has worked closely with JLR over the past few years and is proud to have supported Luke. We are delighted that JLR is reaching out to the fantastic skill set that is available amongst our ex-servicemen and women. News Release - UK’s.... Read more »