Census 2021

Armed Forces Veterans set for Census 2021


The decennial census is almost upon us and, for the first time, people be able to say if they are a veteran of the armed forces. The census, run by the Office for National Statistics, is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England an... Read more »

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Vertigo Vince Takes on 192m SkyJump for 90th Birthday


Vincent Harris, known as Vertigo Vince, has decided to celebrate his 90th Birthday by Sky Jumping from Auckland's Sky Tower.  Vincent, who turns 90 on the 10th February, served for 26 years in the Royal Marines. He joined the then Royal Naval School of Music as a Band Boy RM on the 28th  May 1... Read more »

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Cockleshell Atlantic Endeavour Complete Atlantic Crossing


Cockleshell Atlantic Endeavour Complete Epic Row There's an old adage in Ocean Rowing that the hardest part is getting to the start line. It's true, but never truer than for the crew of the Cockleshell Atlantic Endeavour. They were meant to be racing across the Pacific in July, (Competing in the... Read more »

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Farewell to Mark Ormrod


It is with equal parts of sadness and pride that we are reporting that Mark Ormrod MBE has decided to take the next steps in his incredible journey, and leave the current role that he holds at the Charity. Mark has, and always will be, an integral part of our family. We are not saying goodbye,... Read more »

NHS Veterans' Mental Health High Intensity

New Veterans’ Mental Health High Intensity Service


The new NHS Veterans’ Mental Health High Intensity Service (HIS) has started to mobilise across England, with services in the London, Midlands and North now live. The HIS is for veterans who are struggling with their mental health, are in a mental health crisis and / or need urgent and emergenc... Read more »

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RMA-The Royal Marines Charity sends many congratulations to members of the Corps Family honoured by HM The Queen in her New Year’s Honours: Major General Gwyn Jenkins OBE – Companion of the Order of the Bath Colonel Jaimie Norman DSO – Officer of the Order of the British Empire Lee H... Read more »

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Never above you, never below you, always by your side.


Josh Pelland served as a Royal Marines Commando and in Special Operations Units. During his time in the Marines Josh deployed to Afghanistan, the Middle East and got to experience so much of the World on various operations. He left the Royal Marines in 2011 after 6 years. Upon leaving the Corps h... Read more »