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Hurricane support in the Caribbean

17 Port and Maritime Regiment RLC has been working hard in the Caribbean to support those affected by the devastating hurricanes that have swept across the region this month.

Members of the regiment onboard Royal Navy support vessel RFA Mounts Bay, have been providing aid to the islands following Hurricane Maria and Hurricane Irma.

RFA Mounts Bay was already in the region before the hurricanes hit and according to the Ministry of Defence “can provide a high level of capability and flexibility during disaster relief operations”.

The vessel can also provide emergency supplies of food, water and personnel ‘ as well as medical support, temporary shelter and sanitation and the repair of infrastructure.

The Royal Logistic Corps

The RLC Rowing Club recently had five rowers selected to represent the Army at the Joint Service Regatta held in Peterborough. Lt Jack Aldridge (ATO Cse) and Maj Charlie Peterson (ARRC) won both won their races in coxed fours, while 2Lt Jamie Wastling (150 Regt RLC), Pte Ben Smith (158 Regt RLC) and Lt Col Nicola Roberts (Army HQ) all came second in their various races. A great performance from the RLC crowd topped off by a ceremony at which the Army's new boat was named after Brig Adam McRae MBE (DA Iraq) - the President of both RLC and Army rowing.#BritishArmyLogistics #WeAreTheRLC ... See MoreSee Less