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Articles from 2017

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The RLC’s Great Christmas Bake Off

RLC soldiers have showcased their festive cake-making skills in their very own ‘Great Christmas Bake Off.’ The inaugural Christmas cake competition held at Tidworth Garrison in Wiltshire and organised by WO2 Andrew Saupe, saw chefs competing from across the British Army, reported the Forces Network. It was judged by a panel […]

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Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

154 (Scottish) Regiment RLC has made history as the first ever Pipe Band from the Corps, or any of its forming Corps, to perform at the 2017 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. The concept of a band was first mooted in 1934, when it was realised that if the unit was […]

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JHSS marks 35 years with a Royal Visit

Joint Helicopter Support Squadron (JHSS) celebrated its 35-year anniversary this year and to mark the occasion it welcomed Her Royal Highness Princess Anne who visited in her role as Colonel-in-Chief of The RLC. During the visit on 31 Oct, Her Royal Highness was joined by The Corps Colonel of The […]

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British Forces in Germany

The British Forces in Germany (BFG) Legacy Project is beginning and you can be a part of it by sharing your experiences for a new book. By the time the last units in 20 Armoured Brigade leave Sennelager in 2019, British Forces will have been stationed in Germany for nearly […]

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Military Skills Competition

This year, 60 teams participated in a reworked version of The RLC Military Skills Competition which put the conceptual component at the forefront, whilst retaining the arduous physical nature of the competition. This led to some surprising results and veterans of the competition were wrong-footed by the changes, especially after […]

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Marking Remembrance Day

The nation fell silent as HRH The Queen and members of the Royal Family joined the traditional Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph in London on 12 Nov. There was a two-minute silence observed nationally and wreaths were laid commemorating those Servicemen and women killed in all conflicts since the […]

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Flying the flag for Army Netball

The England Roses won four out of four matches at the Netball Europe Open Championships 17 to retain their title in Cardiff. This year’s Championships saw three players from the Army compete. Private Fern Davies represented Wales while Lance Corporal Adi Bolakoro and Corporal Alisis Nawele took to the court […]

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Army Photographic Competition

The Army Photographic Competition winners have been announced with Army Photographer Sgt Rupert Frere taking the ‘Photographer of the Year’ crown with his professional portfolio of images portraying military life during the past 12 months. Winners were announced on Weds 25 Oct at a ceremony held at the Imperial War […]

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Enduro

RLC Enduro

From the 13 to 15 Oct 17, units from across the Army, the RAF, both Regular and Reserve, as well as foreign troops, took part in the Army Enduro Championships held in Bovington. 9 Regiment entered a team of six in a competitive field of 98 riders, which included a […]

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Loggys on Parade

3 Reg Royal guard duty honour

Soldiers from Abingdon based 3 Regiment swapped their role of supply for a bit of spit and polish as they took on the honour of guarding Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family at the Royal Palaces. Usually these troops are more accustomed to driving heavy trucks across great […]

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