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Articles from August 2018

Football

152 Five-a-side football

On 12 Aug 2018 152 (North Irish) Regiment completed a clean sweep at the Army Reserve National Football Six-a-Side Football Championships. 152 Regt won both the male and female crowns held at Grantham over the weekend of 11 to 12 Aug. The Deputy Commander Field Army and joint head of […]

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Visitors had the opportunity to learn about the equipment that is used to cater for large numbers of troops in the field

Ex LOG SAFARI

On 16 Jul 2018 The RLC Foundation organised Ex LOG SAFARI which is a showcase of RLC trades and skills at RHQ The RLC at Deepcut. The exercise, organised by Capt Hattie Bennett and the SO3 Officers from the Corps Recruiting Liaison Office, showcased the skills of officers and soldiers from […]

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Graduation of Ammunition Technicians at Kineton, Course 1702 AT2, with Lt Col (Retd) Fred Moughton and Rod (Fluff) Roberts from the Didcot and Kineton Branch of the RAOC Association

AT graduates make the grade

This year’s graduation ceremony of Ammunition Technicians has been held at the MUNS Sqn DEMS Training Regiment at Kineton. Graduates of Course 1702 AT2 were welcomed into the profession as newly qualified ATs with the top students being presented with engraved tankards from the Association of Ammunition Technicians. The Regt […]

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Maj Javed Johl of RMAS

PFA challenge for London Air Ambulance

During 24 hours between Mon 6 Aug and 1200 Tues 7 Aug Maj Javed Johl of RMAS, completed 24 personal fitness assessments to raise money for London’s Air Ambulance. He has much to thank the charity for. In Apr last year he had a motorbike accident and was run over […]

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1703 Grad day (5)

Army ammo experts keep it in the family

A highly decorated British Army explosives expert made history when he presented his daughter with her Ammunition Technician badge after she graduated in the trade to follow in her father’s heroic footsteps. Lt Col Eamon Heakin RLC QGM, of Wantage, Oxfordshire, became the first ever British Army officer to proudly […]

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OATriathlon

Inter-Services 30th Anniversary Triathlon

Elite teams from the Army, Royal Navy and RAF battled through scorching weather to compete in the annual OA Inter-Services Triathlon at Cotswold Water Park. Competitors swam through 1.5km of open water, cycled 41km of tricky terrain and finished the course with a 10km run. The high temperatures provided additional […]

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Capt Rob Cooke undertaking PT alongside the Somali National Army in Baidoa

Contributing to Somalian security efforts

British Forces are currently deployed as part of Op TANGHAM, with RLC officers and soldiers contributing to over 20% of the deployed force. There are five distinct contributions that The RLC is making across Somalia, which include allowing the Somali National Army (SNA) to be accountable and professional and developing […]

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A Soldier from Number 7 Company Coldstream Guards awaits to be replaced by the Royal Logistic Corps Photo: Sgt Randall RLC

The RLC mounts the Queens Guard

3 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps based at Dalton Barracks in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, has parked up its vehicles for three months for a once in a lifetime opportunity to Guard Her Majesty The Queen’s Royal Palaces and The Crown Jewels. The prestigious honour, which puts the regiment centre stage at the […]

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New RLC yacht is named

In May 18, held a naming ceremony at Seaview Yacht Club on the Isle of Wight to name its brand new 40’ Elan Impression cruising yacht. Spirit of St George II (SOSG II) has been purchased for the whole RLC family and is available for both serving and retired members […]

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