Articles from May 2018

The award was presented to WO1 (GSM) Lee Davies RLC by the outgoing Bicester Town Mayor Councillor, Les Sibley

Sgt Maj receives Good Citizen Award

At the Bicester Town Council’s Mayor Making Ceremony on 14 May 18 Garrison Sergeant Major WO1 (GSM) Lee Davies was publicly thanked for his achievements in community engagement with the presentation of a Good Citizen Award. Sgt Maj Davies arrived in Bicester as the Garrison Sergeant Major in Apr 2016 […]

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The 167 Regt organised Ex ARMY SUSTAINER took place on 19 May 18 and is a competition open to all serving members of the Army’s chef community. This year showcased outstanding capability and including for the first time, teams from Denmark and the US Army. Corps Col and Corps SM […]

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9 Regt Buckley Day

Buckley Day held by 9 Regt on 11 May 18 was a full day event that showed off unit capabilities and sport, a dinner night that marked RLC25 and the 161st anniversary of the BUCKLEY VC. The BUCKLEY VC was awarded following gallant actions at the Delhi Magazine and it’s […]

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17 Port and Maritime Regiment celebrated RLC25  in style on 2 May 18. Two Army Work Boats sailed down the River Thames during Ex SEAHORSE THAMES to recreate an iconic photograph taken in 1977 of Army vessels in front of the Houses of Parliament. They sailed from Tower Bridge to […]

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25 Peaks Challenge

The RLC25 Highest Peaks team successfully climbed the 25 highest peaks in the Lake District from the 30 Apr to 8 May 18. During the epic journey, they walked over 108kms and ascended over 9600m, ably led by Lt Jake Ardley from 3 Regt. #WeAreTheRLC #RLC25

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RLC 25 cake cutting

Regular and civilian staff of 162 Regt gathered in the RHQ Combined Mess, Bilborough ARC to cut a specially crafted RLC25 cake on 5 Apr 18. The cake was cut by the Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Derbyshire Wing Comd (Ret’d) Phil Giles OBE DL. #WeAreTheRLC #RLC25

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Isme was born on the 25th birthday of The RLC the 5 Apr 18

A big welcome to the RLC25 baby

One of our soldiers has taken the celebration of RLC25 to a whole new level. Capt Zabina Holt, who until recently worked as SO3 Officers within the HQ, will never forget the day the Corps celebrated its 25th Anniversary as her daughter, Isme, was born on that very day, 5 April 2018, […]

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David attended attended both the rehearsal, the day before and the parade itself in order to help him create the RLC's 25th anniversary painting

RLC25 parade to be captured on canvas

The Corps has commissioned the artist David Rowlands to produce an oil painting of the RLC25 Parade that took place on the parade ground at Pirbright on 18 Apr 18. David is one of today’s finest and most accurate military artists and he receives regular military commissions. He has also […]

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Doko RHQ including the Corps Col and Corps SM


On 20 Apr 18, 10 The Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistics Regiment (10 QOGLR) delivered Doko 25 to mark the 25th anniversary of The RLC based around the Doko Race, a unique element of the Brigade of Gurkhas selection process. Recruits were equipped with a Doko (a hand-woven bamboo basket in […]

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The celebrations begin!

He’s a double record breaker!

Congratulations go to Capt Mark Gibbs, trainee Ammunition Technical Officer for smashing not one, but two Guinness World Records for the fastest half marathon in full UK bomb suit. The original plan was to go for the record attempt at the Bath Half in early Mar, but the weather had […]

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