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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

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The Royal Logistic Corps

Showcasing the best of military culinary skills: Exercise Army Sustainer, took place between 13th-18th May, brought together RLC chefs along with national and international teams in a challenging, competitive environment to demonstrate top-notch catering capabilities and culinary excellence. ... See MoreSee Less
RLC Success Story: Meet Channon HeaneySergeant Heaney, awarded the Corps Sergeant Majors Coin for her continuous inspirational activity across the Corp after recently passing the Section Commander Battle Course (SCBC).Through her short time in the Army she has set records as the first female air despatcher to be top student and most inspirational instructor at AFC In sports, she was the first in Defence with an England Netball umpire qualification and won both RLC Sports Official and Army Sports Official of the Year in 2022. She was also runner-up at the UKAF Sports Awards in 2023.Channon's dedication and achievements, both on and off the field, are nothing short of extraordinary. We are proud to have Channon as a part of the RLC family. #weAreRLC #youbelonghere #successstories ... See MoreSee Less
We are excited to announce the RLC's Overseas Tennis Training Camp in over 8 years at La Manga Racquets Club in Cartagena, Spain! 10 talented members from 8 RLC units, both Regular & Reserve, have been training hard to prep for the upcoming Army Inter-Corps Summer and Winter leagues, as well as the RLC and Army championships. #wesustain #wearetherlc #tennis ... See MoreSee Less