If you are in the Bournemouth area this weekend then why not call in and see the veterans at the SAMA 82 Stand in the Navy Tent under the cliffs between lampposts 21 – 23.
Kevin, Tony and Debbie will be there Saturday and Sunday and look forward to seeing you.
The NFA are looking for 4 SAMA 82 veterans to march with them at the Cenotaph this year and join them for lunch afterwards
If you are able to march with them please contact the SAMA office to register.
Just a reminder that the closing date for applications to attend this year’s Parade is Friday 12th August.
If you havent already booked your place, please complete the attach form asap and send a SAE to the office, to enable us to return your ticket to you.
Please note the new rules for the Cenotaph this year and what ID/Proof of evidence you will need to take with you on the day, otherwise you will be permitted entry onto Horse Guards. Details attached.
Any queries regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact the office.
For all those who have already submitted the SAE and sent us their forms, thank you very much for your cooperation.
(1)No liability to income tax arises on a pension or annuity if it is paid to the holder of an award for bravery in respect of the award.
(2)In this section “award for bravery” means—
the Victoria Cross,
the George Cross,
the Albert Medal,
the Edward Medal,
the Military Cross,
the Distinguished Flying Cross,
the Distinguished Conduct Medal,
the Conspicuous Gallantry Medal,
the Distinguished Service Medal,
the Military Medal,
the Distinguished Flying Medal.
Another reminder folks that this is drawing near and the closing date for applications to march in the SAMA 82 platoon (or indeed your own Association) is August.
All tickets this year will be named and you will need at least 2 forms of id, including photographic id. You will be checked before you can get onto Horseguards,
If you have not received a form to complete, then please contact the SAMA office immediately as otherwise we cannot register you.
Reminder to all those who are interested in attending this event to get your name into the office by Monday 25th July. There are several places still available.
Priority will be given to those who have not attended previously, but open to all veterans to apply.
Should you wish to have a look at history of the Little Ships etc., please visit their website: www.adls.org.uk
The office is moving on 18th July, our landlords are moving us to another office near by. There will be NO CHANGE to our address or telephone number However, there will be an interruption to services (phone and internet) over the 18th – 20th July.
We will endeavour to answer all calls, and emails, but please bear with us if you don’t get an immediate response.