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17 Port and Maritime Regiment (17 P&M) won the Inclusive Teamwork category in the Women in Defence Awards 17

Women in Defence Awards finalists

Two RLC finalists have made the finals of the UK Women in Defence Awards which aim to inspire women to succeed authentically and encourage talent…

Cpl Tom Evans Guardian-Angel

Army Photographic Competition winners

The British Army has rarely been busier overseas or at home and each exercise and operation is skillfully captured by professional Army photographers which tell…

A fresh look at Great War logistics

A new book takes a fresh and new perspective to the critical contribution of particular components of military and commercial logistics to the preparations of the…

The Gatka demonstration is performed during the Saragarhi Day public event

Marking the Battle of Saragarhi

The public has flocked to watch colourful displays and moving dramas at a spectacular interactive event at Southall Army Reserve Centre hosted by 151 Regiment…

LCpl Holly Hall, has qualified for the British Showjumping National Amateur Finals

RLC rider makes showjumping finals

Army Team rider and RLC reservist, LCpl Holly Hall, has qualified for the British Showjumping National Amateur Finals (13 ‘ 18 Nov) at the Aintree…

RLC Orienteering success 

Congratulations to Maj Richard Barrett who won the M45 British Orienteering Sprint title at Bath University. The medal was presented by Olympic Gold Medallist Amy…

The Royal Logistic Corps

Over 4-5 March a team of 12 from 3 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps will pull a 4-tonne VW van as far as they can in 24 hours. The event will take place at Blenheim Palace and will raise money for ABF The Soldiers' Charity and Mind as well as supporting the #ArmyConfidence recruitment campaign.

Please visit their page and support these great causes. #WeAreTheRLC
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RLC Chefs, Cpl Grahame Wickam and LCpl Richie Godden, as part of the Combined Services Culinary Arts Team are going for Gold at the 2020 Culinary Olympics in Stuttgart. The event takes place 14-19 Feb and attracts 2000 civilian and military chefs from across the globe.

At a final practice held at Food Services Wing Worthy Down last week, the team prepared an amazing three course meal for 120 covers. Based on that they have a great chance of a medal. Good luck.
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On 5 Feb the Army’s Apprenticeship Launch took place in support of the National Apprenticeship Week.

The successful nominees for the upcoming Army Apprenticeships Awards were present. The Colonel RLC said how extremely proud he is of the work the soldiers have put into completing their awards and congratulated them on progressing to the Army Apprenticeship Finals on 11 Mar.

The Colonel RLC's aspiration to secure an apprenticeship for all direct entry RLC soldiers, was furthered during the week at a visit to 17 Port and Maritime Regiment RLC, Marchwood to confirm if Mr K Foster, CEO of the Workboat Association and Mr M Ince from the RLC's service provider Pearson would support the aspiration for RLC Mariners to be enrolled on the L2 Workboat Crew Member Apprenticeship. WO1 Styles on behalf the Regiment and staff from 73 Squadron were on hand to ask questions. #WeAreTheRLC Army Jobs
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