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Articles from 2014

27 Regiment RLC, Royal Logistic Corps, ESCEA, Army Logistics

RLC Regiment wins team of the year

27 Regiment RLC this month were awarded Team of the Year at the European Supply Chain Excellence Awards. The 18th European Supply Chain Excellence Awards, in association with PricewaterhouseCoopers, took place this month in London, the awards celebrated the achievements of end-user Supply Chain practitioners. There were 220 initial entrees […]

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Royal Logistic Corps, RLC, Basketball team

Inter Corps Basketball Tournament 2014

On 10 November 2014 the Inter-Corps Basketball Tournament commenced at  Prince William of Gloucester Barracks, Grantham. After getting all of the players together for a training week in Deepcut I felt we were strong contenders to win this. A lot of our top players had just returned from Op Herrick […]

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Royal Logistic Corps, Officers, Army Jobs, Reserves

Winter Lecture: Up for debate?

Never a Corps to shy away from tackling the trickiest of subjects, this years Royal Logistic Corps winter lecture took on the form of a paneled discussion on the topic “A2020 and the Reserves… will it work?”.  Chaired by Col Richard Hunt CBE (Chairman of London Ambulance Service), the panel […]

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Exercise HARD RIDE 2014 British Army motorcycling championships

The first recorded Army Motorcycle Championship took place in 1938 in Rushmore Arena in Aldershot. Since that time the Championship has been run on an annual basis (with the exception of the war years) and despite the regular changes and challenges that we face today, it still has a strong […]

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Royal Logistic Corps, Recruiting, Army, Logistics

Girls on Film

Female Journalists from the national media were issued their own mission and tasks as they became Troop Commanders for the day on the Log Safari.  Film crews, photographers, set directors and production assistants were on hand to ensure all the challenges in their ” day in the life of an RLC […]

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RLC, 23 Pioneer Regiment, Logistics, Army

Farewell 23 Pioneer Regiment

On Friday 26 September 2014, 23 Pioneer Regiment RLC formed up and marched onto the parade square in St David’s Barracks, Bicester for the final time. His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester, Prince Richard was in attendance, and the standard of drill and turnout was excellent. The ranks were inspected by HRH, MGL and The RLC […]

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Royal Logistic Corps, Army Logistics, 25 Training Regiment RLC

Reserves Compete in National Military Skills Competition

The Royal Logistic Corps Military Skills Competition took place on Saturday 20th September with 59 teams from both the Regular and Reserves participating. The event saw teams descending on Deepcut from the North of Scotland to the very south of England, competing in a hotly contested and physically demanding series […]

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13 Air Assault, Military Skills, Royal Logistic Corps

 Military Skills Competition Results 2014

Saturday, 20 September 2014 saw 25 Training Regiment (ably supported by 27 Regiment) hosting the 21st Annual RLC Military Skills Competition (formerly the Gore Trophy for those old sweats amongst you).  This year’s competition saw 58 teams take part (three from UOTCs, one First Line optimised unit, 11 Reserve and […]

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Royal Logistic Corps, RLC, Invictus Games

Invictus Games Day Three

During a visit to the Invictus games on day three of the competition, the Corps Colonel was able to support and catch up with a few of the RLC’s amazing and inspirational athletes competing at the games. He met up with Charlie Walker and Gareth Golightly at the wheelchair basketball, […]

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47 Air Despatch Humanitarian Relief Effort

On 7 August 2014 with summer leave in sight, 47 Air Despatch Squadron received a call activating two Air Despatch crews, preparing loads from UK Aid for air despatch in Northern Iraq. Hard graft and good planning enabled them to quickly prepare twelve 1 tonne loads for the first despatch, working with RAF Loadmasters and ground engineers […]

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