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24 Oct

We are currently experiencing problems with payment through PayPal for our on line shop. 

We apologise for this inconvenience and are taking the necessary steps to resolve this issue.


17 Oct


The South Atlantic Medal Association fully supports the MoD decision to extend the qualifying date for the South Atlantic Medal- without Rosette and will welcome new members into the association.  At present soon to be recipients of the SAM may join as associate members, until such time that we are supplied a list from the MoD of who will be entitled to this award, allowing us to verify the application.

Congratulations to you all for receiving this award.


1 Oct

This event will be held at the Cold Harbour Restaurant, Ermin Street, Blunsdon, Swindon, from 1800 on Friday 27th March 2015.

Accommodation at he adjacent Premier Inn will be available on a first-come basis.

This event is open to all who served, sailed or were treated on board Her Majesty’s Hospital Ship Uganda during the Falklands Conflict in 1982.

The date and location have been specifically chosen to enable and encourage HUGS2015 attendees who are SAMA 82 members to also attend the SAMA 82 AGM weekend, which includes a Commemoration Service in the Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel at Pangbourne on Sunday March 29th 2015.

Please contact HUGS2015 organiser and SAMA 82 Member, Mark Trasler, by e mail on for further information and booking details.