Eight Officers Who Are Also Sports Legends

The British military has long had a connection with sports, helping to spread many around the world, such as cricket, football, tennis and hockey. Even today sport plays a big part in the UK Armed Forces, with Inter-Service competitions and the Invictus Games. It is therefore unsurprising that many of the nation’s sports legends have […]

30th August 2018

RAF and Army Dominate OA Inter-Services Triathlon

Teams from the Army, Navy and RAF competed in the annual OA Inter-Services Triathlon, on Wednesday 26th July at Cotswold Water Park. The RAF won both the men and women’s individual races, while the Army dominated the team categories. The event, sponsored by the Officers’ Association (OA), was organised this year by the RAF Triathlon […]

28th July 2017

OA Chief Executive, Lee Holloway, is Swimming in the OA Triathlon Team

Lee Holloway, the Officers’ Association (OA) Chief Executive, is swimming for the OA in the OA Inter-Services Triathlon at the end of July. We interviewed him to find out more. This year the triathlon is organised by the RAF Triathlon Association and sponsored by the OA. The Army, Navy and RAF will compete at the […]

25th July 2017

Harry Eaton Prepares for the OA Inter-Services Triathlon

Harry Eaton is an Army Lieutenant who is competing in the OA Inter-Services Triathlon. He is also the British Army Triathlon Association secretary. He gave us an interview on being a triathlete.   Tell us about yourself I’m a 26 year-old Lieutenant in 1 Regiment Army Air Corps at RNAS Yeovilton. I completed Sandhurst In […]

Can Luke Pollard Win His Third OA Inter-Services Triathlon in a Row?

Luke Pollard, who serves in the RAF, won the OA Inter-Services Triathlon in 2015 and 2016. He plans to win his third title on Wednesday. We interviewed Luke to find out what it takes to be a champion. Tell us about yourself I joined the RAF as a Supplier in 2011, after trade training I […]

24th July 2017

Will Lucy Nell Reclaim the OA Inter-Services Triathlon Title?

Lucy Nell, an RAF officer, won the OA Inter-Services Triathlon in 2014 and 2015. Her RAF graduation meant she missed the race last year, which was won by fellow RAF officer Samantha Rose. Both are competing this year, but will either of them win again? We interviewed Lucy to find out how she is preparing […]

21st July 2017

Meet Samantha Rose – the OA Inter-Services Triathlon 2016 Champion

Samantha Rose, an RAF officer, won the OA Inter-Services Triathlon in 2016. We interviewed her to discover what it takes to be a winning a triathlete ahead of the race next week. This year the triathlon is organised by the RAF Triathlon Association, and sponsored by the OA. The Army, Navy and RAF will compete […]

20th July 2017

Former Air Vice-Marshal, Steve Chisnall, to Cycle in the OA Triathlon Team

Steve Chisnall, an Officers’ Association (OA) Trustee and former Air Vice-Marshal, is cycling for the OA in the OA Inter-Services Triathlon at the end of July. We interviewed him to find out more. This year the triathlon is organised by the RAF Triathlon Association and sponsored by the OA. The Army, Navy and RAF will […]

17th July 2017

Former RAF Officer, Kate Tripp, to Run in the OA Triathlon Team

Kate Tripp is running for the OA in the OA Inter-Services Triathlon at the end of July. We interviewed her to find out more. This year the triathlon is organised by the RAF Triathlon Association and sponsored by the OA. The Army, Navy and RAF will compete at the annual event, in individual and team […]

12th July 2017

Officers’ Association Sponsors Inter-Services Triathlon

The Officers’ Association (OA) is proud to sponsor the OA Inter-Services Triathlon for a second, consecutive year. Organised this year by the RAF Triathlon Association, the Army, Navy and RAF will compete at the annual event in the end of July. There are individual and team categories, including Male, Female and Veteran. In addition to […]

6th July 2017