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Women in Defence Awards finalists

Two RLC finalists have made the finals of the UK Women in Defence Awards which aim to inspire women to succeed authentically and encourage talent at all levels in the defence sector.

Lieutenant Colonel Deborah Taylor from Sandhurst has been nominated for the STEM in Defence Award sponsored by Northrop Grumman.

Meanwhile, Sergeant Emma Smith has been nominated for the Special Award sponsored by DXC Technology

The awards, now in their third year, saw over 300 nominations received from across the defence community including the Armed Forces, MOD Civil Service, GCHQ, MI5 and SIS, defence industry, the defence third sector and the Houses of Parliament Security.

The winners will be announced by the Secretary of State for Defence, The Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP, on 6 Nov 2018.

The Royal Logistic Corps

Royal Logistic Corps Tartan from The Ministry of Tartan.co.uk

The unique British-made range of RLC Tartan is officially registered and has been approved by The RLC. It incorporates the dark blue, gold and scarlet of the Corps’ stable belt and black represents respect for all fallen RLC comrades.

As official MOD Licensees, for every product sold connected to any of the Services, The Ministry of Tartan gives a percentage to the relevant Benevolent Fund.

RLC tartan scarves and other items are available to order online from The Ministry of Tartan website: www.theministryoftartan.co.uk
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A/LCPL Kwarteng and A/LCPL Kwame-Tanoh of 64 Squadron, 6 Regiment RLC, who have been attached to BATUK for the past four weeks, have paid a visit to the Hope & Home Orphanage in Nanyuki, Kenya where they made food donations to the Charity.

The two soldiers decided to raise funds from friends and family in the UK via Facebook, raising a total of £150 (KSH 22,000.00) which was used to purchase much needed supplies for the orphans.

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