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Arduous Roles

The RLC supports the UK Armed Forces on land sea and in the air and personnel receive the necessary arduous role training, where required.

13 Air Assault Support Regiment is provides combat service support to 16 Air Assault Brigade and the Logistics Support Squadron RLC forms part of 3 Commando Brigade’s Commando Logistics Regiment.

Selected soldiers within the Mariner trade complete the Army Diver course, one of the most physically and mentally demanding courses and roles within the Army. All RLC officers and soldiers can volunteer for ‘selection’ for service with the Special Forces. While not mandatory, for all roles, soldiers and officers supporting airborne and commando forces have the opportunity to become Para and Commando trained.

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Special Forces

UKSF do not recruit direct. While all those serving can apply for selection most come from an Airborne or Commando forces background. Selections happen twice a year.

when you serve in the rlc you are a soldier first. following basic training soldiers complete the combat logistician course before moving on to their units and specialist trade training

The course delivers driving licence acquisition training up to C+E and tactical training, through the delivery of an enhanced common mounted battle craft syllabus

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the joint helicopter support squadron

Deployed at short notice to anywhere in the world the JHSS provides ground support to the Helicopter Force

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The allied rapid reaction corps support regiment

The ARRC Support Regiment provides logistic support to NATO’s high readiness land force

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The Royal Logistic Corps

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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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