Royal Marines

The Royal Marine Corps, or Royal Marines (RM), is the marine corps and amphibious infantry of the United Kingdom, and forms part of the Naval Service (along with the Royal Navy and associated organisations). The Royal Marines were formed in 1755 as marine infantry for the Royal Navy. However, it can trace its origins back to the formation of "the Duke of York and Albany's maritime regiment of Foot" at the grounds of the Honourable Artillery Company on 28 October 1664.The Royal Marines are a maritime-focused, amphibious, highly specialised light infantry force of commandos.
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  • Vodafone creates world’s largest poppy

    … until Nov. 9, the runners covered 7492 miles and created the world’s largest poppy across the city. Participants and their friends and families donated more than £15,000 ($23,5000) to veterans charity the Royal British Legion in support of the campaign. The campaign was led by former Royal Marines Commando Ben McBean, who lost a leg on duty…

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