Members only area

Only members of SAMA82 can access the ‘Members only area’ This area contains links to events calendar, AGM, Remembrance Services plus the old members forums. Please sign up and answer the set questions so the administrators can validate you. If you have forgotten your membership number please contact the office at

New website

This new website is only part finished, so many sections are still incomplete. We will endeavour to complete this website as soon as possible.

Falkland Island benches

The Association has been invited to supply two benches to be located along the water front at Stanley. Trustees have discussed the invitation and believe that the best way to enable the supply of these benches is to ask for donations from pilgrims both past and future. The donations will defray the cost of supply and shipping (estimated at £1500) of these durable benches. A fitting description will be attached. READ MORE

OP BANNER 50 Service at the National Arboretum, Staffordshire – Wednesday 14th August 2019

The Royal British Legion has announced plans to host a commemorative event at 14:00 on Wednesday 14 August 2019 to mark the 50th anniversary of the UK Armed Forces’ deployment on operations in Northern Ireland – the longest continuous operation in British military history.The event will be held at the National Memorial Arboretum, home of the Armed Forces Memorial.

The criterion set by the RBL to attend is that individuals must have been awarded the GSM (NI) (or civilian equivalent in the case for emergency services). 

To attend you must download the application form, complete (with hand signature) and return all pages to the SAMA 82 office, either by email to or by post to SAMA82, Unit 25, Torfaen Business Centre, Panteg Way, New Inn, Pontypool, Torfaen, NP4 0LS

Please note the deadline for forms to be return to us is Monday 3rd June 2019.

If any forms are returned to us after this date your application will be declined.

 OP Banner 50 Service at the NMA – application form (amended)