UK - Royal Marines

Exercise Black Alligator

Exercise Black Alligator is under way in the Mojave Desert - our infographic explains more about the exercise and the conditions Royal Marines are training in.

The Royal Marines Junior Command Course is where young aspiring marines take the first step on the promotion ladder. It is one of the most challenging courses a marine can expect to attend in his career.

juni 2015


Plymouth based Royal Marines have simulated the capturing of a newly built yacht ramp at the Royal Southern Yacht Club, Hamble, in a tribute to their fallen brother in arms, Marine Sam Alexander MC.

The marines, from 42 Commando, stormed the newly constructed ramp using a team of Zodiac fast attack craft before securing the area and taking part in a ceremony to dedicate the landing point in Sam’s memory.

mei 2015

Once Royal, always Royal…

Royal Marines from 45 Commando joined one of their own for three days of his epic fund-raising challenge.

For three days, seven green berets from Whiskey Company marched side-by-side with former Royal Marine Thomas ‘Taff’ Davies on his walk from John o’ Groats to Land’s End.

The 64-year-old set out from the northernmost tip of the mainland at the beginning of May and, clocking up an average of 15 miles a day, by the middle of the month he was closing in on 45’s base at Arbroath – prompting some moral support from the RM Condor l