Taking the High Ground

Taking the High Ground

13/07/2016

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

11/07/2016

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

07/07/2016

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 »

Major General Rob Magowan CBE

Commandant General Royal Marines Supersession

13/06/2016

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

27/05/2016

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

18/05/2016

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

09/05/2016

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 »

Loss of limbs is visible; PTSD is not...

Loss of limbs is visible; PTSD is not...

02/02/2016

Changing the perception of physical and mental disability through the ‘Spirit of Adventure’ 65DN hope to inspire and motivate others to overcome, achieve and succeed. Richard Morgan, former Royal Marine, successfully led Peter Bowker and the team of 65 Degrees North to record the .. Read more »

The Royal Marines Charity

The Royal Marines Charity

01/02/2016

The Royal Marines Charity was born out of the merger of The Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund and The C Group. Our Vision: Royal Marines and their families are supported through life. Both the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund and The C Group have been hugely successful over the last 3 years,... Read more »

Globe and Laurel

SERGEANT ALEXANDER BLACKMAN – A MESSAGE

17/12/2015

Message from the Chairman, Mr Danny Cox: “The Board of the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund fully endorses this message from our sister organisation Royal Marines Association, and assures all RMCTF supporters that we will honour the commitment to provide appropriate charitable support to... Read more »