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Logistic Support Squadron Visit

The visit by the Corps Colonel and Corps Adjutant to Logistic Support Squadron, Commando Logistic Regiment Royal Marines last week.The visit was the first by HQ RLC in over ten years bringing the Squadron back into the RLC fold and giving the soldiers the opportunity to demonstrate the current capabilities of this unique squadron consistently delivering ‘Logistic Effect’ at the forefront of defences main effort. With the majority of the Squadron held at R2 for 7 days a week, 365 days a year it was made clear during the visit they are ‘Punching Well Above Their Weight’.

The visit was split between the 4 Troops Equipment Support, Technical, General Support and Petroleum and was designed to showcase the capabilities and commitments of each department.The Corps Colonel was delivered interesting and informative briefings by RLC Logistic Supply Specialists & Petroleum Operators on how they are operating in the Maritime environment alongside Naval & Marine Ranks, being given exciting opportunities and the chance to routinely put into practice their trade skills.

Significant deployments in the previous 12 months have been to Norway, California, Albania, Jordan, Cyprus and the Falkland Islands to name but a few with ‘Run a Shore’ taking place in various ports en route.The diverse and varied lifestyle of a soldier serving within 3 Commando Brigade was demonstrated to the full with potential All Arms Commando Course candidates conducting ‘Commando PT’ with the opportunity given to the Corps Adjutant to get to grips with the 30ft rope and hone in on Regain Techniques.

The Royal Logistic Corps

The Royal Logistic Corps

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Exercise SEAHORSE INCREMENTUM is an Armoured Vehicle (AV) technical trade exercise for The Royal Logistic Corps’ Vehicle Support Specialist (VSS) trade. The aim of the exercise is to ensure that personnel in the trade remain compliant with Armoured Vehicle Standing Orders and that all personnel can operate AVs safely within the supply chain. Planned by 17 Regiment RLC on Salisbury Plain Training Area, the four-week exercise brings the VSS trade together to train on a variety of platforms from Challenger 2 to Panther. As the only trade group that operates all AVs outside of the Armoured Corps, VSS are key to delivering a vital logistic effect to its teeth arms, enabling essential logistic capability. The trade is able to receipt, store, manage, issue and move AVs through the supply chain safely, professionally and in a timely manner.The exercise was achievable with support from the Field Army unit DMIs, platforms from across the Iron Division and Team Rhino and Real-Life Support from 104 Logistic Support Brigade.17 Port and Maritime Regiment RLC, Marchwood HQ 104 Logistic Support Brigade ... See MoreSee Less