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Last of the original Royal Marine Commandos passes away

25/05/2017

The last of the original Royal Marine Commandos, Hugh Ewart, sadly passed away on Saturday 20th of May, with his funeral taking place this weekend in Lankarkshire. After signing up aged just 17, Hugh Ewart served as a sniper in the Royal Marine Commandos and was part of 41 Commando preparing for.... Read more »

Harry Wheeler

Hundreds turn out for funeral of Harry Wheeler

24/05/2017

Following a successful Facebook campaign, over 300 people turned up to the funeral of former Royal Marine Harry Wheeler. Harry, who was in The Royal Marines during WW2, had no family to mourn him, so friends launched an appeal to local residents and the Military Community to join them in paying thei.... Read more »

The Amphibious Edge

The Amphibious Edge

22/05/2017

Staying calm under pressure is second nature to any Royal, but Sgt Matt Burley will be taking this statement to the next level. As part of The Royal Marines 1664 Global Challenge, the serving Royal aims to travel an incredible 34.46 miles underwater. To achieve this feat, Matt aims to complete 55.... Read more »

Sharky Ward

Deputy Chief Exec Steps Down

19/05/2017

Sharky Ward OBE has made a decision to leave The Royal Marines Charity with effect from 17 May 2017. Formerly Director of Operations and then CEO of The C Group, he has been passionate in supporting Wounded, Injured and Sick Royal Marines and their families, in particular through generating funds.... Read more »

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The RTS 3 Peaks Challenge

18/05/2017

This weekend, the RTS 3 Peaks Challenge takes place, raising funds for children and young adults of have been diagnosed with Rubinstein Taybi Syndrome (RTS). The team of 12 undertaking this challenge includes Peter Bisgrove. Peter is a close friend of Rich Wyatt, whose son Jack suffers from the rare.... Read more »

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THE REORG JIU JITSU FOUNDATION

18/05/2017

Earlier this spring, The REORG Jiu Jitsu Foundation launched, in association with The Royal Marines Charity. Their mission is to provide a platform for serving personnel and veterans to learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, as part of their recovery pathway and to combat the challenge of mental health and phys.... Read more »

Rm Athletics

Royal Marines Athletics Championships

17/05/2017

The Royal Marines Athletics Championships will once again take place at Exeter Arena, this year on Wednesday 24 May. The event is organised by Cpl Adam Stokes of the Royal Marines Running Association. If you're interested in representing your Unit, your Corps and perhaps even your Naval.... Read more »

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This week's Globe & Laurel - May/June 1971

17/05/2017

This weeks offering from the Globe & Laurel archive is the May/June 1971 edition. On the cover is the RM Band of HMS Eagle as the ship and Corps are once again in Valletta Malta, prior to this great mediterranean port becoming a base for Royal Marines. Yet again we have found ourselves hooked.... Read more »

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EXPEDITION 5. 2 DOWN, 3 TO GO!

16/05/2017

Former Royal Marine Commandos Louis Nethercott and Anthony Lambert have completed their 2nd of 5 epic Expeditions, successfully crossing the world’s 2nd biggest island Papua New Guinea. The former Royals are embarking on an expedition, the like of which has never been accomplished bef.... Read more »