The newly formed RNA Riders Branch is keen to attract motorcyclists and those who have an interest in motorcycling as well as a maritime background in the Armed Services e.g. Royal Navy, Royal Marines.http://www.rnariders.org.uk/
The Society promotes and fosters Amateur Radio activity within the Royal Navy and Royal Marines. It liaises with the Radio Societies of the other UK Services and with other Navies throughout the world. Membership is open to all radio amateurs with an interest in maritime affairs.http://www.rnars.org.uk/
Seafarers’ Advice & Information Line (SAIL) is the only Citizens Advice service dedicated to seafarers across the UK.
SAIL has been giving support to merchant seafarers and fishermen for 20 years. It has now expanded and can give free advice to anyone who has ever served in the Royal Navy. We can also help their partners, widows and widowers.
The first point of contact for veterans seeking support
We put veterans and their families in touch with the organisations best placed to help with the information, advice and support they need – from healthcare and housing to employability, finances, personal relationships and more.
The RNRMC is a major grant making charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for former and serving personnel of the Naval Service - and their families.http://rnrmc.org.uk
The role of the Royal Marines Association (RMA) is to maintain and promote esprit de corps and comradeship amongst all Royal Marines and their families, past and present.http://www.royalmarinesassociation.org.uk/
The Royal Naval Benevolent Trust (RNBT) is the largest of the naval charities that focuses on helping those who have served or are still serving in the Royal Navy or Royal Marines.RNBT provides financial assistance and support to Royal Navy and Royal Marines personnel and their families in times of need.http://www.rnbt.org.uk/
Providing entertainment and recreation for the serving wounded and the ex-service community with disabilitieshttp://www.nfassociation.org/
BLESMA (British Limbless Ex Service Men's Association) is the national charity for limbless serving and ex service men and women and their dependants and widows.http://www.blesma.org
We’re Blind Veterans UK, formerly St Dunstan’s, and we believe that no one who’s served our country should battle blindness alone. That’s why we’re here to help with a lifetime’s practical and emotional support, regardless of when they served and how they lost their sight. We help blind veterans to recover their independence and discover a life beyond sight loss.
A: 12 - 14 Harcourt Street, London, W1H 4HD
T: 020 7616 7955
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Join us on www.facebook.com/BlindVeteransUK
Want to know why we’ve changed our name? Visit www.blindveterans.org.uk.http://www.blindveterans.org.uk
This site contains advice and information for personnel who are leaving or have already left the UK Armed Forceshttp://www.resettlementsite.co.uk/
The Burma Star Association exists to relieve need, hardship or distress among men and women who served in HM and Allied Forces or the Nursing Services in the Burma Campaign of the 1939-45 war or are otherwise entitled to be holders of the Burma Star or Pacific Star with Burma Clasp and for their widows, widowers or dependants.http://www.burmastar.org.uk/
Military History at its best - and so much more!
Founded in 2007, Casemate UK is a major specialist publisher and book distributor in the UK, European and Commonwealth markets.
Cobseo, as the Confederation of Service Charities, provides a single point of contact for interaction with Government, including local government and the Devolved Administrations; with the Royal Household; with the Private Sector; and, of course, with other members of the Armed Forces Community.
The Stated objectives of Cobseo are to represent, promote and further the interest of the Armed Forces Community by:
Combat Stress is the UK's leading military charity specialising in the care of Veterans' mental health.http://www.combatstress.org.uk
The D-Day Landings in June 1944 remain the largest seaborne landings in world history. Thousands of lives were lost in this massive offensive, and we hope to pay some small tribute to the boys who never came home by ensuring they are not forgotten.
D-Day Revisited was first established in October 2008 for the primary purpose of funding a 65th anniversary visit by British Armed Forces Veterans to the Normandy Landings Sites and surrounding region. Now a registered Charity, we aim to run similar pilgrimages each year leading up to the 75th Anniversary giving veterans the opportunity to make that journey and remember their fallen comrades.
Our second objective is to provide a forum where World War II veterans can record and share their experiences with younger generations. Please feel free to explore the many fascinating accounts and stories which our veterans have kindly allowed us to share with you through our website.http://www.d-dayrevisited.co.uk/
Explosion! is an award winning museum of naval warfare created within 18th century buildings at the Royal Navy's former armaments depot of Priddy's Hard, in Gosport, Hampshire.
Throughout the exhibition, the exhibits are brought to life with dramatic audio-visual effects and scene-setting, computer interactives and hands-on displays. Explosion is a modern museum providing a complete visitor experience with a full range of facilities and access for all visitors. There is a gift shop books and souvenirs and a coffee shop with magnificent views of Portsmouth Harbour.
Help for Heroes raises money to support members of the Armed Forces who have been wounded in the service of their country.http://www.helpforheroes.org.uk
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The Association’s aim is to unite old shipmates and foster the friendships of all who served in Lowestoft through the website, forum and annual reunions.http://www.hmslowestoft.co.uk/
Newly formed on 27th November 2012, the “HMS Relentless Association” aims to reunite oppos and foster friendship from all commissions of the ‘R’ Class destroyer H85 and the Type 15 frigate F185.
The IMC is the umbrella association of maritime organizations and marine societies on the European level. The purpose of the Federation is the joint furthering of maritime understanding and the promotion of maritime ideas on the basis of international cooperation.
The objectives of the Federation are
- to establish contacts and intensify existing connections between organzations and their subdivisions with the general intention of promoting trust and friendship,
- to intensify discussions on the necessity of maritime safety,
- to introduce the younger generation to maritime issues, especially with respect to economic and human components, and
- to maintain valued maritime traditions.
Karting for injured troops.http://www.kartforce.org/
Supporting military veterans in Rhondda Cynon Taff and the surrounding area.
The Military Veterans is a support group open to all veterans of the armed forces regardless of age or conflict. If you are experiencing problems either socially, mentally or physically, then we will endeavour to do all we can to help you and your family cope.
Naval Broadsides, a website which showcases the naval art of Ross Watton and offers for sale the highest quality giclee prints.http://www.navalbroadsides.co.uk/
Preserving Naval History Research and Memoirs ..... making Contemporary Accounts more readily available.http://www.naval-history.net/
Navybooks.com is the home of Maritime Books Ltd. Established in 1979 it is still run by retired naval personnel, 1 Commander and 1 CCCA(T), with the help of an Office Manager. Our focus is on the Royal Navy and navies across the globe; books on subjects ranging from general history, WWI and WWII, current events, biography, autobiography, weaponry, naval aviation, submarines, humour, images and much, much more available at the click of a button.http://www.navybooks.com
Is an ever-expanding online archive of miscellaneous British naval records and is the internet publishing arm of the Navy Records Society (est. 1893).http://www.navyrecordsonline.co.uk/
Joining the Sea Cadets makes exploring the world, and discovering who you want to be, feel safe and exciting at the same time. We are part of the UK's largest maritime youth charity, offering young people the chance to go to sea, learn to sail and participate in adventure training, all on a nautical theme. We aim to give teenagers and young adults the confidence, skills and support they need to get a huge head start in life!http://sea-cadets.org/portrush/
Although this website is not longer operational, the home page contains links to many valuable sources of support and help for those suffering from, or caring for those suffering from PTSD.http://www.ptsd.org.uk/
The RMCTF supports wounded and injured Royal Marine personnel, to help to improve their quality of life, and provide continued care and support for them and their families.http://www.rmctf.org.uk
The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Children’s Fund is the only charity dedicated to supporting children whose parents work, or have worked, for the Naval Service.http://www.rnrmchildrensfund.org.uk
The RNBT exists to serve men and women in the Royal Navy and Royal Marines and their families, by supporting them at times of need, throughout their lives.http://www.rnbt.org.uk
Books for all those passionate about ships and the sea.http://www.seaforthpublishing.com/
We help and support those who serve in our Armed Forces and those who used to serve - even if it was only for a single day. We also care for the families of both.http://www.ssafa.org.uk
An award winning and pioneering project, Surf Action is dedicated to serving the needs of military veterans (including TAs and reservists) and their families, especially those affected by PTSD and physical injuries or those struggling to re-adjust to civilian life. Surf Action also supports those who have served or are serving in the ‘blue-light’ emergency services. By making use of the stunning coastal environment and offering holistic support which takes into account the practical, social and psychological difficulties which some veterans can experience, we do not seek to replicate the valuable work carried out by existing military organisations and charities, but to complement, signpost to, and work with them to fill the gaps identified by the veterans who come to us. Extensive research has highlighted how nature-based physical activity – encapsulated in the conceptual notion of the “Blue Gym” – can significantly promote well-being among military veterans.http://www.surfaction.co.uk/
The Forces Pension Society is your independent not-for-profit pension watchdog, fighting for the interests of the Armed Forces and their families.http://www.forcespensionsociety.org/
The Goldfish Club was formed in 1942 for Aviators Rescued From the Sea. Initially we had many hundreds of members but our numbers have decreased since then and we presently number around 450. To aim of the club is to keep alive the spirit of comradeship arising from the mutual experience of members surviving, "coming down in the drink".http://www.thegoldfishclub.co.uk/tgfc/welcome.html
The QARNNS Trust Fund is for the benefit of serving and past members of the QARNNS.
The QARNNS Association is a registered charity and encompasses all serving personnel, Reserves and retired members of the QARNNS, as well as VAD’s (RN).http://www.qarnns.co.uk/qarnns-association
The Royal British Legion safeguards the welfare, interests and memory of those who are serving or who have served in the Armed Forces.http://www.britishlegion.org.uk
The Association for Royal Navy Photographers Serving and Retiredhttp://www.rnpa.org.uk/