MWA News

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.

CONA Minutes

Please find at the attachment the Minutes from the CONA meeting held recently at HMS Excellent. Please support the CONA Conference (details below). For more information please contact Sarah. Sarah Clewes CONA Secretary Royal Naval Association Room 209 Semaphore Tower HM Naval Base Portsmouth PO1 3LT www.royal-naval-association.co.uk Charity Reg 266982

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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February’s Semaphore

Hi folks, its another Semaphore circular sent to us by our intrepid CONA representative Sam! Please peruse at you leisure!