Category: News

The MWA Standard at the Weymouth Armed Forces Day Parade 2019

The MWA Standard was again paraded at the 2019 Weymouth Armed Forces Day Parade. Unfortunately due to a foot injury Topsy Toner, was unable to parade the standard so John (Jan) Harvey stepped into the breach at very short notice. After some intensive training from Topsy Toner and Sam Cook, Jan marched alongside Sam who…
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HMS Calliope MWA Gathering

Not our annual reunion but a chance for another MW Gathering and get together will be taking place on Saturday 19th October 2019.  The purpose of the Gathering is to get as many MW rates together both past & present, including RNR MW rates, to have a social and catch up.  Probably after a good few…
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Mine Warfare Branch Badge

A Royal Navy Temporary Memorandum (RNTM) was released today (13 Feb 2019) announcing the re-introduction of the Mine Warfare Branch Badge. The branch badge was replaced by the very unpopular Warfare Branch Badge some years ago but after listening to the serving members of the branch who wanted more branch identity to reflect the unique…
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