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The Fleet Air Arm Association's
Officers, Committee Members and E
x Officio Members
PATRON: Vice Admiral Sir Adrian Johns KCB. CBE. ADC.
PRESIDENT:
Rear Admiral Tom Cunningham CBE.
VICE PRESIDENTS:  
R. Golightly and  F. Wadley
HON. VICE PRESIDENT:
Rear Admiral Keith E Blount OBE
CHAIRMAN:
Mike Foote
VICE CHAIRMAN: Brian Bingham
TREASURER:
Michael (Ben) Worship
SECRETARY:
Peter Murray
COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
Terry Lowden - Bob Ridout - Dave Fairley - Gordon Pinkney - Alan Key
WEBMASTER:
Ray “Happy” Day


The Aims of the Fleet Air Arm Association are: To assist members in matters relating to welfare. To maintain a close relationship with the Service and to inform the general public of the past traditions and present function of the Fleet Air Arm.

In 1985 three branches, Birmingham, Hanworth and Gosport, met and agreed to form a National Fleet Air Arm Association. The Association now has eighteen branches and a membership of just under a thousand. Branches cover an area from Yorkshire (Leeds) in the North to the Solent (Lee on Solent) in the South, from Great Yarmouth in the East to Bristol and District in the West.

Today, branches support the Fleet Air Arm Memorial Church, the Fleet Air Arm Museum, the Fly Navy Heritage Trust and the Royal Navy Historic Flight at RNAS Yeovilton. The Association was actively involved with raising funds for a Fleet Air Arm Memorials, sited on the Embankment in London, and the National Arboretum, Staffordshire.

Membership is open to all serving and ex-serving ranks who served without dishonour in a recognised Fleet Air Arm Trade for a minimum of six months.

Subscriptions: - The current fees for the Daedalus Branch are:-

UK Applicants: - £20.00 (£12.00 subs + £3.25 joining fee and £4.25 Lapel Badge); after September £14.00 (£6.00 subs + 3.25 joining fee and £4.75 lapel Badge).

Overseas Applicants: - £35.00 (£16.00 subs + £4.00 joining fee + £10.25 Association Tie and £4.75 Lapel Badge); after September £27.00 (8.00 subs + £4.00 joining fee + £10.25 Association Tie and £4.75 Lapel Badge).

Benefits of joining the Fleet Air Arm Association

The Membership Subscription covers:
1. One Year’s Association Membership.
2. Lapel Badge.
3. Airey Fairey Magazine.

Includes postage and package.

Further items can be purchased, a full list will be forwarded with your initial membership pack.

Future developments include a Membership Booklet giving service details and service history.

Full and Associate Membership is available from Any of the FAAA Branches

22/03/2016 “Revised Association Constitution”


LATEST FAAA NEWS………….


The 2018 FAAA Reunion


16/10/2017:
The National FAAA Committee & Open Meetings held on the 14th October 2017
1.
Committee Meeting Minutes - 14th October 2017
2.
Open Meeting Minutes - 14th October 2017

16/10/2017:

The 100th Anniversary of Passchendaele


On Friday 10th November 2017 we are launching a unique remembrance tribute in Winchester, where over 2500 handmade paper flowers and poppies will create a sea of remembrance and each one will carry the name of either someone who has served our Country and passed away as the result of this service. Also there will be other tributes to those Veterans who are now at rest over the years. Its is a tribute that I feel is very appropriate and we are still taking names from families and friends of those veterans to add to this amazing tribute. If we reach 4000 names that would be awesome

The 10th November also marks the 100th Anniversary of the end of Passchendaele and to mark this occasion, we have arranged a service of remembrance at St. Luke's Church, Mildmay Street. Winchester at 1800hrs and this is also the venue for the sea of remembrance.

Also if you can circulate the information attached we would be grateful as hope people will come and visit the display over the weekend

As part of the display, we can also have a table to highlight the work of the RNA if that is appropriate as we are keen welcome all ages and its a good way of promoting the RNA in the heart of the community, would it be possible to have a couple of RNA Standards attending the service?

I look forward to hearing from you.

Best wishes

Paul

Paul Burrows-Gibson
Veterans Bereavement Support Service
http://www.veteransbereavementsupport.co.uk
07889009393 or 03452221525 or 02381550066

Veterans Bereavement Support is a not for profit community organisation working with Veterans and their families across the UK.


Brian Bingham, Peter Murray and their wives attended the 75th Anniversary Commemoration on 1st October – of the Sea Cadets Kettering – 800 NAS Sea Cadet Core.

See the Page created by Jenny Murray:
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SEA CADETS KETTERING – 800 NAS Sea Cadet Core
75th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION – 1st OCTOBER 2017


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