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Museum lecture programme 2017

The RLC Museum has released its 2017 lecture programme. For more information and to book tickets, contact the Museum on 01252 833371.

Thursday 11 May

‘Arming Britain’s Wartime Secret Army: Weapons and Equipment of the Auxunits’  with Maj D Clark

Having recently-spoken of the arming of World War II’s Home Guard, Maj Clarke returns to speak on the subject of the Auxunits, our secret, anti-invasion guerrilla fighters.

Thursday 1 Jun

‘Battlefield Success ‘ achieving tactical excellence in an infantry battalion 1916-18’ with F Skirrow

In January 1917 the 62nd Division went to France ‘ a second line territorial unit, it had no experience of the realities of the Western Front and its first engagements were disastrous. But by 1918 it was acknowledged to be one of the most reliable and aggressive units in the army.

Thursday 6 Jul

‘Daring, Dangerous, Delivered; Operation EAGLES SUMMIT and the plan to deliver a hydroelectric turbine to Helmand, Afghanistan in 2008’ with Lt Col I Bayliss.

In August 2008 16 Air Assault Brigade planned and executed the transportation and protection of seven electricity turbine components from Kandahar Airfield to the Kajaki Dam in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.This talk will focus in on the dangers posed by the enemy and the multiple challenges faced.

Thursday 7 Sept

‘Herbert Sulzbach: The Man with a Big Heart’ with A Hepburn

With these words, the German Ambassador described Herbert Sulzbach (1894-1985), who fought for Germany in World War I and with the Pioneer Corps in World War II. This talk explores his fascinating life.

The Royal Logistic Corps

The Royal Logistic Corps

#BritishArmyLogistics working together with our #Nato allies to fulfil the tenets of our strategy: World class. Innovative. Adaptable. 16th Sustainment Brigade HQ 104 Logistic Support Brigade ... See MoreSee Less
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