#servicenotself

#servicenotself

Just like our members, The Royal Engineers Association (REA) shares a common goal; service not self. We are committed to providing our membership with help and support no matter what shape it takes.

Even if you just want a chat, we’re here.

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Who are the REA?

Who are the REA?

The Royal Engineers Association (REA) is the Regimental Association of the Royal Engineers.

Originally founded in 1912 under the name The Royal Engineers Old Comrades Association, the Association acts as a link between service and retired members of the Corps.

Why does the REA exist?

Why does the REA exist?

Each year the association considers hundreds of requests for assistance from serving and retired personnel and their families.

Our role is to provide support to those who have given so much and are in need whilst maintaining and promoting awareness of Corps traditions.

How does the REA benefit its members?

How does the REA benefit its members?

Beyond providing assistance, members are able to join their local or national branch, taking part in activities and meeting like-minded individuals.

Membership also allows ease of access to veteran’s weekends as well as other events held throughout the year.

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Upcoming Events

Lifeworks Courses - Veteran Employment Support

Lifeworks Courses - Veteran Employment Support

25.03.24 ⸺ News

Next courses: Abingdon - 22nd-25th April (Collaboration with Milestone Infrastructure and M Group) Upcoming Lifeworks Courses Aylesford 7th – 10th May Norwich 13th – 16th May Belfast  17th –...

Monte Cassino - 80th Anniversary of The Amazon Crossing

Monte Cassino - 80th Anniversary of The Amazon Crossing

24.01.24 ⸺ News

The admin instruction for the weekend of 12-13 May 2024 can be found here.

REA Gibraltar Weekend 2024 - Final Admin Instruction

REA Gibraltar Weekend 2024 - Final Admin Instruction

16.01.24 ⸺ News

The admin instruction, including how to attend and book your place for the Weekend can be found here.

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