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The New Year Honours List 2018

This year, 108 service personnel have been granted by Her Majesty the Queen in the annual Military Division of the New Year Honours list.

A total of 44 civilians have also been honoured either for their work in the MOD or in other aspects of Defence.

“Our Armed Forces are the best in the world, and the men and women receiving honours today have gone above and beyond the call of duty in order to keep this country safe,” said Gavin Williamson, Defence Secretary.

“Their diligence and dedication in the line of service has been unwavering and ensured that Britain remains ready as we face intensifying threats at home and abroad.”

The serving RLC personnel named in the New Year Honours List for 2018 are listed below:

As Officers

Lieutenant Colonel Richard George HALLETT, The Royal Logistic Corps

Lieutenant Colonel Victoria Caroline REID, MBE, The Royal Logistic Corps

As Members

Warrant Officer Class 2 Neil McRae MARTIN, The Royal Logistic Corps, Army Reserve

Sgt Emmanuel Ottih, 6 Reg

QUEEN’S VOLUNTEER RESERVES MEDAL

Sergeant Alan RAINEY, The Royal Logistic Corps, Army Reserve

The Royal Logistic Corps

Division Two Champions!Last week, RLC netballers competed in the Army Inter-Corps Netball Championships in Aldershot, using the opportunity to develop new team members and build a stronger squad for the future. The Division Two squad stole the limelight with a storming performance in the initial stages before clinching the title in an exciting final match against the AGC. Congratulations to all who took part in what was a very successful competition for the Corps. If you’re interested in playing netball, the squad is always looking for new players and to develop new talent. Get in touch with your Unit Netball Officer to find out more. #BritishArmyLogistics #WeAreTheRLC ... See MoreSee Less
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