This free Programme is open to all former Ratings, Other Ranks and Officers and their families, regardless of length of service - even if you've only served for one day - and regardless of when you left.
To join please visit our 'Join' page and fill in the form titled 'Become a Programme Member'.
No, this Programme supports all leavers of the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines, QARNNS, the respective Reserves, or the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. Your needs may change throughout your civilian life, and the Shipmates & Oppos Programme is here to support you whenever you need us.
It's completely free. As a Programme member, you're also entitled to one year's free membership to our partner Associations, where applicable.