ENG: Lieutenant General Sir Robert Henry Gervase Fulton KBE, RM (born 21 December 1948) is a British Royal Marines career military officer.
Fulton was educated at Eton College and at the University of East Anglia where he graduated with a BA. Fulton joined the Royal Marines in 1972. After serving as a junior officer for a number of years he was appointed to the Staff College at Warminster. From 1983-1985 he was a Company Commander in 42 Commando followed by appointments on the staffs of HQ Training, Reserve and Special Forces Royal Marines and the Commandant General Royal Marines in the Ministry of Defence.
In 1990 he joined the Directing Staff of the Army Staff College, Camberley.
From 1992 to 1994 he commanded 42 Commando RM. On relinquishing command, he became an Assistant ...
UK overseas territory of Gibraltar will get a new Governor next week, current Governor, Sir Robert Fulton will be leaving his post tomorrow.
According to the Gibraltar Chronicle, Sir Robert will depart Gibraltar on board HMS Sutherland at 10:00am on tomorrow. A departure ceremony will be held at The Tower immediately beforehand, during which Sir Robert will bid farewell to the Chief Minister Peter Caruana, the Commander British Forces Adrian Bell and a small number of other VIP invitees. The Royal Gibraltar Regiment will provide a Guard of Honour.Following the departure, HMS Sutherland and ...
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The Fulton City Council has given its blessing to a community group seeking to turn the old Fulton Fire Station into the Robert Fulton Commons. The plan is to take the downtown structure, which was left empty after the fire department moved into its new home on the east edge of the city, and use it for community events. Currently the former fire station is used for blood drives, but there has been no interest from anyone wishing purchase the facility, City Administrator Randy Balk told the council. That led the community organization known as the Riverfront Corridor Action Group to pursue ...
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