The Royal Engineers Association (REA) is the Regimental Association of the Royal Engineers.
Esprit De Corps
What is the main effort of the REA?
Groups & BranchesThere are over one hundred REA Branches at home and abroad. Branches are established in towns, districts or units of the Corps. There are also a growing number of National Branches which relate to various activities within the Corps. Social life is as full as you make it - take advantage of it...
Documents & ResourcesDownload all REA HQ Correspondence and archived Committee Minutes.
Sappers NetworkSappers Network is designed to help you find jobs. Some of your colleagues thought of it, and it has the potential to benefit all of you. And it helps retention and recruiting too. Sappers Network is run commercially by ex-Sapper professionals. Profit is not the main objective – you are – but any profit will be ploughed back into Corps funds to support benevolence, sport etc.Sappers Network is the right thing to do – please use it.
- To promote and support the Corps among members of the Association in the following ways:
- By fostering esprit de corps and a spirit of comradeship and service.
- By maintaining an awareness of Corps traditions.
- By acting as a link between serving and retired members of the Corps.
How Do I Join the REA?
Join a Branch
Old ComradesDo you want to make contact with an old army mate with whom you served?
Is anyone trying to contact you?
News & EventsKeep up to date with REA and Corps news and events.
BenevolenceBenevolence is the main effort of the REA. Each year the Association considers hundreds of requests for assistance and makes annual grants to the ABF 'The Soldiers Charity' and to SSAFA.