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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

Royal Logistic Corps Tartan from The Ministry of Tartan.co.uk

The unique British-made range of RLC Tartan is officially registered and has been approved by The RLC. It incorporates the dark blue, gold and scarlet of the Corps’ stable belt and black represents respect for all fallen RLC comrades.

As official MOD Licensees, for every product sold connected to any of the Services, The Ministry of Tartan gives a percentage to the relevant Benevolent Fund.

RLC tartan scarves and other items are available to order online from The Ministry of Tartan website: www.theministryoftartan.co.uk
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A/LCPL Kwarteng and A/LCPL Kwame-Tanoh of 64 Squadron, 6 Regiment RLC, who have been attached to BATUK for the past four weeks, have paid a visit to the Hope & Home Orphanage in Nanyuki, Kenya where they made food donations to the Charity.

The two soldiers decided to raise funds from friends and family in the UK via Facebook, raising a total of £150 (KSH 22,000.00) which was used to purchase much needed supplies for the orphans.

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