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As part of the Annual Deployment Exercise (ADE) for 162 Regiment, The Royal Logistic Corp, 150 Army Reserve and Regular Army Officers and Soldiers deployed to Warcop Training Centre in September 2015. During this exercise, the Regiment conducted a series of training packages aimed at increased core soldier skills, enhancing trade related competencies and maximising Op FORTIFY retention with challenging Adventurous Training.

The soldier development phase of the ADE saw soldiers complete a command and leadership package, as well as an unrivalled range package which took personnel from their APWT up to pairs live fire and manoeuvre; including a most challenging Section in Defence shoot.

The trade development packages, included Postal and Courier conventional operations working in austere environments, Movement Control operations focusing on Air and Railhead moves as well as personal development packages for the Regiments Chefs and Combat Human Resources Specialists.

In order to maximise retention with fun and variety, the Regimental also delivered a comprehensive AT package which included mountain biking, canoeing, abseiling, climbing, walking and clay pigeon shooting; that latter package also included a class room based phase allowed 47 people to gain an accredited qualification in Clay Pigeon shooting.

Whilst the two week ADE was hard work and uncompromising, all of those that attended have come away with a more refined skill set which will help them contribute more effectively to our end state of providing Movement Control and Postal and Courier support to the Regular Army.

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WO1 (RSM) Steve Muir RLC has now reached his fourth milestone of 400 miles in his remarkable fundraising challenge. From 1 April – 30 September 2021, WO1 (RSM) Muir RLC is running five miles a day for 183 consecutive days, covering a total of 915 miles (the distance from Lands’ End to John O’Groats plus an extra 41 miles) to raise much needed funds for The RLC Association Trust.The money WO1 Muir RLC raises will help to support the Association which works tirelessly to help Regular and Reserve RLC personnel, veterans and their families by providing grants to those in need.RLC Benevolence assisted the family of a young SNCO diagnosed with a debilitating, terminal illness. A grant was made to the local council for home disability adaptationsHelp to support WO1 Muir RLC by donating to his Just Giving page:…---#BritishArmyLogistics #WeAreTheRLC #wesustain ... See MoreSee Less
The summer edition of The Sustainer magazine is live online. In this edition we asked contributors from around the Corps to highlight some of the lesser known role opportunities and "trade secrets" that exist. Did you know that Ammo Techs learn how to make IEDs safe by learning how to make them? And that a team of 14 Movement Controllers in Marchwood manage and control all Defence shipping and keep tabs on hundreds of 40 foot ISO containers across the globe? Also the best kept secret in The RLC is? Read the issue to find out more. ... See MoreSee Less
This week the RLC Men’s Athletics team were crowned Inter Corps Champions for the first time since 2016 and the Women’s team were runners up, a fantastic result.There were phenomenal performances from our talented sprinters Cpl Cartledge (3 ATR) Pte Bakani (3RLC) and the men's 4 x 100 relay team setting a blistering time of 44.3 seconds.Lt Walker (4RLC) won the mens 5000m race and the 3000m steeple chase with Cpl Adair (167RLC) winning the womens 1500m race.A big thank you to Maj Whitwam (101X) for his years of service to RLC athletics, he ran his final race for the RLC.Finally a huge congratulations to the team manager and athlete SSgt Hood (4RLC) for getting 2 phenomenal teams to the start line.#WeAreTheRLC ... See MoreSee Less