People of 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

  • His Majesty King Charles III

Co-Founders

  • Rick Jolly OBE
  • Mr Denzil Connick BEM

National President

  • Commodore Jamie Miller CBE DL RN

Honorary Vice Presidents

  • Captain Martin Reed RD
  • Mr John Phillips DSC
  • Major General Malcolm Hunt OBE
  • Colonel Mike Bowles MBE
  • Mrs Ann Townsend
  • Major General Julian Thompson CB OBE RN (Retd)
  • Mr John “Joe” Erskine
  • Mr Kevin Greathurst
  • Dr Morgan O’Connell
  • Lt General Sir James Dutton KCB OBE
  • Mrs Jane Adams
  • Mr Steve Adams
  • Mr Gordon Mather MM
  • SNO Nicci Pugh

Board of Trustees

  • Mr Tom Herring (Chairman)
  • Mr Andrew Lockett (Treasurer)
  • Mr Christopher Howe MBE
  • Mr Stephen Penfold
  • Mr Brian Sherrington
  • Mr Alan Dodsworth
  • Mr Robin Turk
  • Mr Michael Sherrington

Ex Officio Member 

  • Mr Richard Hyslop  – The Falkland Islands Government UK Representative

SAMA (82) Office

  • Association Secretary: Joanne Stevens
  • Office Administrator: Marie Hurcum

Email addresses

Concessionary Flight Scheme Sponsor

  • Tom Herring

Chaplaincy

Newsletter

Editor: SAMA 82 Office (Marie Hurcum) email: sama@sama82.org.uk

SAMA (82) Website

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