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Corps Open Day

Today the Royal Logistic Corps held its annual open day for the public, local residents, veterans and serving members of the military in Deepcut, Camberley. The event was free and started at 9am ending with a Party in the Park evening concert!

The day included competitive sporting activities; rugby, football and or course an old favourite the tug of war.There was also equestrian displays, vintage military vehicles, performances by military bands and a funfair!

The day was a thank you to the local community for their continued support for the armed forces. RLC regiments and units manned stands to display there different capabilities, functions and equipment to the public.

The event was free to attend and a great day was had by both kids and adults ‘ with interactive activities and displays for everyone to enjoy.

This years event  was also attended by sportsman, TV personality and ex-serviceman Kriss Akabusi! During his athletics career Kriss competed in the Olympics and Commonwealth Games, and won Gold running the anchor leg in the 4 x 400m 1991 World Championships for Great Britain. He previously served in the Royal Corps of Signals and the Royal Army Physical Training Corps. Kriss will be presenting the annual RLC Sports Awards.

The Royal Logistic Corps

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
RLC personnel from BATUK have been helping to make donations of food and books to Hope and Homes Recreation Centre, a local orphanage home to 56 children in Kenya. Hope and Homes first became a registered recreation centre in 2011 by Suzanne Wangiru. Suzanne created the centre in order to rehabilitate street children, as well as orphans and young girls that have been rescued form early marriages. Cpl Shannon Stevens who is currently on detachment from 13AASR, commented on her experience visiting this fundamental centre: “When we entered the Centre, we were taken by surprise as there were more children than we had imagined there would be. We helped to distribute food, drawing books and reading books and the children were ecstatic. It was a surreal experience at Hope and Homes, full of differing emotions, but it was definitely a great opportunity for the members of CSS 2nd Line to engage with the community creating a better working relationship with BATUK.”Major R Crane MBE RLC, SO2 CSS BATUK commented: “Witnessing the delight on the kids’ faces when they received the books and clothes that had been donated by friends and families across UK was very humbling. There are so many children in need and every little helps.” #BritishArmyLogistics #WeSustain #WeAreTheRLC ... See MoreSee Less
Great work from 17 Port and Maritime Regiment RLC, Marchwood #BritishArmyLogistics #WeAreTheRLC ... See MoreSee Less