Champions Area

Welcome to the Champions Area!

 

Here we share with you the stories of the brave men and women who risked their lives for our precious freedoms. You’ll even hear from a leading military historian and our veterans themselves! Never miss out on the latest goings on from the heart of the RBLI community and be the first to know about new and exciting initiatives, like VE Day celebrations or our new Centenary Village! 

This is exclusive content, available only to you – our growing community of Tommy Club Champions!

The Official
Tommy Club Magazine

April 2022 Edition

The Spring 2022 edition of the Tommy Club magazine is out now!

This third edition from the Tommy Club is a beautifully illustrated issue, containing feature articles by our veterans, news from the frontline of RBLI, information about how you can join us in celebrating HRH Jubilee and mark the 40th anniversary of the Falklands war, and of course, the latest news from our wonderful Tommy Club Champions.

Help us continue creating new meaningful employment for veterans by ordering your printed copy today!

Packed and sent to you by veterans working in our social enterprise BBMC; some of whom you know well already!

Tommy Club News 

Tommy Club Founding Patron takes on Hotel Marathon

Tommy Club Founding Patron takes on Hotel Marathon

Tommy Club Founding Patron takes on Hotel MarathonOn 14 June 2021, Ash Alexander-Cooper, a Founding Patron of the Tommy Club, ran a marathon, whilst quarantining in his 30ft hotel room to raise crucial funds for RBLI during the pandemic. Former British Army Officer...

Tommy Stories

At the Tommy Club, we want to make sure every legacy lives on. Help us pass the baton on to the next generation, by sharing stories so they know the brave men and women who have risked their lives for our precious freedom.

Do you have a story to share – it could be your story, a loved one, or that of your community?

Together we will inspire the nation to support the veterans of the future.

Barry’s Story

Barry’s Story

Barry's StoryI Joined the Army in 1966 with the Royal Corps of Transport. During my 22 years, I served in several units across the world, one such unit was in Berlin, Germany BAOR. The unit was known as Brixmis, its mission was the Liason between the Soviet Army in...

David’s Story

David’s Story

Today, I thought I would share part of the stories of two of my heroes, family members who served in the World Wars.

Suzie’s Story

Suzie’s Story

I hope the trip gave my Dad some sort of closure. Rightly or wrongly, he has always said how war “wastes lives”.

The Tommy Diaries 

Starting from the battlefields of the First World War and culminating in a Christmas Day 2020 message, we will take you through the experiences of those who have served to protect us, making sure the voices of each generation are not lost and never forgotten. Click the video below to watch the first in the ‘Tommy Diaries’ five part series, released twice a week.

The Tommy Diaries, Part 3

The Tommy Diaries, Part 3

The nation celebrated our servicemen and women’s return home from the Falklands War, but it was the beginning of a whole new battle for many.