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Ex LOG SAFARI

On 16 Jul 2018 The RLC Foundation organised Ex LOG SAFARI which is a showcase of RLC trades and skills at RHQ The RLC at Deepcut.

The exercise, organised by Capt Hattie Bennett and the SO3 Officers from the Corps Recruiting Liaison Office, showcased the skills of officers and soldiers from 621 Sqn 11 EOD Regt, 47 Sqn and 63 Sqn 13 AAS Regt, 59 Sqn 29 Regt and RLC Chefs from 26 Engr Regt.

RLC Foundation director, Lt Col (Retd) Alan Woods, said: “Serving soldiers discussed the individual training and skills that they require to be able to perform their roles in both operational and peacetime environments.”

Visitors had the opportunity to learn about the equipment that is used to cater for large numbers of troops in the field and watched Sgt Thompson’s team preparing lunch in their 40-man field kitchen.

At 11 EOD Regt’s bomb disposal stand, guests had the opportunity to trying on a Mk6 Bomb suit weighing 35Kg.

Captain Todd and his team from 47 (Air Dispatch) Sqn explained the training they must go through to enable them to drop supplies and equipment to our forces located anywhere in the world.

The Fuel and General Transport Troop from 63 Sqn 13 AASR demonstrated the range of vehicles it uses to re-supply the British Army’s air assault brigade in the field.

Visitors also had the opportunity to learn about movement control from 29 Regt and the capabilities of RLC’s Postal and Courier operators.

Feedback from the corporate and military community who attended Ex LOG SAFARI was extremely positive. The Foundation would like to thank Capt Bennett and the participating RLC Regiments for making it possible.

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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