News & Events

Diary of Events

Royal Engineers vs Royal Signals Centenary Rugby Match – Gloucester

Army v RAF Rugby Kingsholm Gloucester

Army vs Navy Rugby

Gibraltar Weekend* (National Event)

Trooping the Colour – Major General’s Review

Royal Hospital Chelsea Founder’s Day Parade

Trooping the Colour – Colonel’s Review

Beating Retreat, London

Queen’s Birthday Parade

Minley Weekend* (National Event)

Corps Memorial Weekend* (National Event)

REA AGM and Annual Dinner* (National Event)

Sapper Sunday at Royal Hospital Chelsea

Field of Remembrance, Westminster Abbey

Remembrance Sunday

Latest News

July 26th, 2019 - Group and Branch Affiliations 2019

In order to improve the relationship between all aspects of the Sapper Family and to accommodate the changes to Unit Locations, branch organisation and the future needs of the Association a new Group and Branch Affiliation structure has been approved by the REA Board of Trustees. The aim being to involve more Regiments directly with […]

September 17th, 2018 - REA Welfare Grant 2019

REA Welfare Fund – REVISED Guidance Application procedure for 2019 The Association has opened the 2019 Welfare Grant making available £250,000 for suitable projects, the application form and guidance can be downloaded from this link. Please submit the applications to the Controller by email clearly marked 2019 Welfare Grant Application.  

November 5th, 2019 - Stable Belt presentations at 3 RSME

Mark Stevens, Chairman of Solent Branch, Represents the REA at 3 RSME during the B3 Pass out on 01 November 2019

October 22nd, 2019 - 2 May 2020 Army vs Navy Rugby

Branches have been sent the information by email from REA HQ to apply for tickets. Please ensure that you have a good read of the instructions as last year people were turned away from applying for tickets for many reasons. The REA is the go between to ensure that those who apply for tickets are […]

September 26th, 2019 - Corps Memorial and Veterans Weekend 2019

Photos Courtesy of Cpl Paul Heron

July 30th, 2019 - Op Banner 50

Last Day for registration 31 Jul 2019 British troops were deployed onto the streets of Northern Ireland on the 14 August 1969 in response to growing sectarian unrest. The military campaign was code named Operation Banner (Op Banner) and the General Service Medal (Northern Ireland) was awarded to over 300,000 Service personnel that were deployed […]

July 26th, 2019 - NMA 28 May 2019

The day in pictures, take a moment to remember the fantastic day in May when the Sapper Family gathered to remember and celebrate all those who have fallen and to re-dedicate our Memorial at the NMA unveiling the magnificent new Obelisk at the centre.

July 12th, 2019 - Corps Memorial and Veterans Weekend Chatham 2019