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Kriss Akabusi presents the Sports Awards

Today celebrity Kriss Akabusi presented the RLC Sports Awards at Corps Open Day. The awards recognise excellence and sporting achievements by serving members of the Corps.

Kriss Akabusi previously served in the Royal Corps of Signals and Army Physical Training Corps, before embarking on an athletics career. Akabusi won medals at  both the Olympic and Commonwealth games, and set the fastest British record for 400m hurdles, which still stands today.

Listed below are this years winners:

Sports Team of the Year – 6 Regt – Basketball Team
Runner up RLC Sports Team – 17 Port & Maritime – RLC Nordic Ski
Joint Second Runner up RLC Sports Team – 9 Regt – Ladies Cross Country
RLC Sports Coach 2014 – WO2 (SSM) S I Ridsdel
Joint Runner-up RLC Sports Coach – WO2 David Downing
Runner up RLC Young Sportsman – Pte Matthew Lamont
Joint Second Runner-up RLC Young Sportsman – Pte James Milburn
Hemming Belt Winner for Boxing – Lance Corporal A Murphy-Winn
Runner up RLC Young Sportsman 2014 – Pte M Lamont
Joint Second Runner up RLC Young Sportsman 2014 – Pte J S Milburn
RLC Sportsman 2014 – Pte S Broadbridge
RLC Sports Personality 2014 – LCpl Osman Muskwe
Runner up RLC Sportsman 2014 – Major Richard Barrett
Second Runner up RLC Sportsman 2014 – LCpl Ramesh Gurung
RLC Sportsman 2014 – Cpl G J Fostin
RLC Young Sportswoman 2014 – Pte Megan Walford
Second Runner up RLC Sportswoman 2014 – Sgt Michelle Higgins
Runner up RLC Sportswoman 2014 – Lt L M M Powell
RLC Sportswoman 2014 – Cpl E Jones


The Royal Logistic Corps

Over the weekend, 154 Scottish Regiment RLC hosted Exercise MUDMASTER, the annual off-road driver training challenge that tests drivers’ skills and precision behind the wheel of different vehicles. The event, which took place in Dunfermline, Stirling and Linlithgow in Scotland, aims to develop the safe driving skills of the Corps’ soldiers with conditions that are designed to test their capabilities to the fullest. More than 100 teams entered, with both regular, reserve and civilian personnel taking part in challenges including navigation, observation, discipline and safety; all essential skills needed for deploying on future operations. #BritishArmyLogistics #WeSustain #WeAreTheRLC ... See MoreSee Less
Over the last two weeks, seven members of the 17 Port and Maritime Regiment RLC, Marchwood Regimental Dive Team successfully organised the ‘deep phase’ of Exercise SUBMERGED CRUSADER 21 in the Isle of Skye, Scotland. In total, 20 divers took part in numerous training serials including: live decompression up to depths of 42m, ultrathermic cutting, hydraulic tools, search and recovery and a seabed survey in the murky depths of Loch Alsh, Loch Akin and Loch Na Beiste. The team were ably supported by the dive tender MV Moorhen and a Navy Chamber crew from the Defence Diving School who conducted lessons on safely recovering a diver to a recompression chamber.#BritishArmyLogistics #WeSustain #WeAreTheRLC ... See MoreSee Less
RLC personnel from BATUK have been helping to make donations of food and books to Hope and Homes Recreation Centre, a local orphanage home to 56 children in Kenya. Hope and Homes first became a registered recreation centre in 2011 by Suzanne Wangiru. Suzanne created the centre in order to rehabilitate street children, as well as orphans and young girls that have been rescued form early marriages. Cpl Shannon Stevens who is currently on detachment from 13AASR, commented on her experience visiting this fundamental centre: “When we entered the Centre, we were taken by surprise as there were more children than we had imagined there would be. We helped to distribute food, drawing books and reading books and the children were ecstatic. It was a surreal experience at Hope and Homes, full of differing emotions, but it was definitely a great opportunity for the members of CSS 2nd Line to engage with the community creating a better working relationship with BATUK.”Major R Crane MBE RLC, SO2 CSS BATUK commented: “Witnessing the delight on the kids’ faces when they received the books and clothes that had been donated by friends and families across UK was very humbling. There are so many children in need and every little helps.” #BritishArmyLogistics #WeSustain #WeAreTheRLC ... See MoreSee Less