SAMA (82)

About The South Atlantic Medal Association (82)

The South Atlantic Medal (1982) is the official name of the medal awarded to almost 30,000 service men and women – and civilians – who took part in the campaign to liberate the Falkland Islands in 1982.


Royal Patron

HRH The Prince of Wales KG, KT, GCB, OM, AK, QSO, PC, ADC


National President

Commodore Jamie Miller CBE


Honorary Vice Presidents

Denzil Connick – Co Founder
Capt Martin Reed RD
Lt. Colonel Tony Davies MBE, OBE
John Phillips DSC
Maj. Gen Malcolm Hunt OBE
Col Mike Bowles MBE
Kevin MacDonald
Ann Townsend
Maj Gen Julian Thompson CB OBE RN (Retd)
John “Joe” Erskine
Kevin Greathurst
Dr Morgan O’Connell
Lt Gen Sir James Dutton KCB OBE
Jane Adams
Steve Adams


Board of Trustees

Gordon Mather MM (Chairman)
Derek “Smokey” Cole (Acting Vice Chairman)
Andrew Lockett (Treasurer)
Debbie Pick
Paul Holling
Tom Herring
Chris Jones

Ex Officio Member 

Mr Richard Hyslop  – The Falkland Islands Government UK Representative


SAMA (82) Office

The Association Secretary: Joanne Stevens
Office Administrator: Marie Hurcum

Email addresses:
General –  sama@sama82.org.uk
Falklands Concessionary Flights – conflight@sama82.org.uk
Cenotaph – cenotaph@sama82.org.uk
NFA Events – nfaevents@sama82.org.uk


Concessionary Flight Scheme

Sponsor: Gordon Mather MM


National Standard Bearer

Steve ‘Danny’ Kay.  Also other Regional Volunteers


Chaplaincy

Chaplain: Rev David Cooper 
Email: godshot@btinternet.com


Newsletter

Editor: SAMA 82 Office ( J Stevens & M Hurcum)
Email: sama@sama82.org.uk


SAMA (82) Website

Webmaster

Steve Cocks
Email: steve_cocks@hotmail.com
Forums Screen Name – Steve Cocks

Website Administrators

Joanne Stevens & Marie Hurcum 
Email: sama@sama82.org.uk
Forums Screen Name – SAMA Office

John “Joe” Erskine 
Email: j.erskine@sama82.org.uk
Forums Screen Name: Joe Erskine