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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…

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…

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…

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…

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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…

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…

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…

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…

The Royal Logistic Corps

Division Two Champions!Last week, RLC netballers competed in the Army Inter-Corps Netball Championships in Aldershot, using the opportunity to develop new team members and build a stronger squad for the future. The Division Two squad stole the limelight with a storming performance in the initial stages before clinching the title in an exciting final match against the AGC. Congratulations to all who took part in what was a very successful competition for the Corps. If you’re interested in playing netball, the squad is always looking for new players and to develop new talent. Get in touch with your Unit Netball Officer to find out more. #BritishArmyLogistics #WeAreTheRLC ... See MoreSee Less
Over the weekend, 154 Scottish Regiment RLC hosted Exercise MUDMASTER, the annual off-road driver training challenge that tests drivers’ skills and precision behind the wheel of different vehicles. The event, which took place in Dunfermline, Stirling and Linlithgow in Scotland, aims to develop the safe driving skills of the Corps’ soldiers with conditions that are designed to test their capabilities to the fullest. More than 100 teams entered, with both regular, reserve and civilian personnel taking part in challenges including navigation, observation, discipline and safety; all essential skills needed for deploying on future operations. #BritishArmyLogistics #WeSustain #WeAreTheRLC ... See MoreSee Less
Over the last two weeks, seven members of the 17 Port and Maritime Regiment RLC, Marchwood Regimental Dive Team successfully organised the ‘deep phase’ of Exercise SUBMERGED CRUSADER 21 in the Isle of Skye, Scotland. In total, 20 divers took part in numerous training serials including: live decompression up to depths of 42m, ultrathermic cutting, hydraulic tools, search and recovery and a seabed survey in the murky depths of Loch Alsh, Loch Akin and Loch Na Beiste. The team were ably supported by the dive tender MV Moorhen and a Navy Chamber crew from the Defence Diving School who conducted lessons on safely recovering a diver to a recompression chamber.#BritishArmyLogistics #WeSustain #WeAreTheRLC ... See MoreSee Less