Category: News

Letter from the Chairman

Gentlemen, as we know, Dixie has stood down while he is recovering and hopefully set the wind back fully filling his sails and is back to full strength! Dixie, we all wish you a speedy recovery mate. But take your time and get it right first time, that being the advice you used to give…
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2022 Reunion – Latest

Well here we are again, planning for the best event of the New Year, our annual reunion. The venue this time will be the Gunnery Instructors (GI’s) Club, HMS EXCELLENT. The date has been set at the 28th of March, which will be only three days after the unveiling of the VERNON MONUMENT in our…
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The Elephant in the room

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UK Armed Forces Rugby

The UK Armed Forces return to Ashton Gate Stadium to take on Rugby for Heroes on Wednesday, November 6th (7.45pm KO). This match will be the first time the teams have met but Rugby for Heroes (R4H) have previously played against other military teams. The R4H team is being coached by Bristol Bears’ star Jordan Crane…
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Any budding Indiana Jones out there?

Op Nightingale – MOD/DIO Military Service Veteran support activity (Opportunities for veterans to participate in programmed archaeology).  https://www.gov.uk/guidance/operation-nightingale https://www.wessexarch.co.uk/our-work/operation-nightingale Aware we are all busy and/or pushing through summer leave however, do you think you or your practices would have any interest in this as there are clear benefits for the right nominations? Signposting to others…
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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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2019 Edition of the Mine Warfare and Diving Magazine

The 2019 Edition of the MAD Magazine is available to MWA Members in the MWA Library here. The magazine has been made available to the MWA by kind permission of Navy Command and CMFP and the Editorial Staff of MCM2. PLEASE DO NOT POST OR SHARE TO PUBLIC WEBSITES.