On saturday 10 th april, the ta unit in loughborough were granted the freedom of the borough, rather bizarrely, because of amalgamations and reroleing it is a transport sqn of the royal logistic corps but has royal anglian in its title. This auction is for a brand new superior quality fully cotton embroidered. On 21 july, lcpl matthew james stenton, aged 23, from the royal dragoon guards, shot and killed while on patrol near lashkar gah in helmand province. Lance corporal joe glenton of the royal logistic corps. Members of the army, raf, royal marines and special forces have lost their lives in. Battleswars, the troubles iraq war war in afghanistan. Soldiers from 9 regiment, the royal logistic corps, who have.
A supply convoy in helmand province, afghanistan, 2009. Soldiers from 9 regiment the logistic corps march through chippenham chippenham, england january 19. British army combat service support the royal logistic. Get premium, high resolution news photos at getty images. The royal logistic corps is the largest and arguably most diverse corps in the british. They ensure the secure delivery of mail for all three armed services and also serve as photographers. May 05, 2012 pte qalo of the royal logistic corps said pte silibaravi was known for his caring and goodhearted nature. British forces in germany the royal logistic corps. Royal military police project gutenberg selfpublishing. Staff sergeant kim hughes, the royal logistic corps the full text of the official citation for staff sergeant kim spencer hughes, of the royal logistic corps, which illustrates.
The royal logistic corps is a new formation, and its museum is housed appropriately in a new building on the campus of princess royal barracks, close to camberley and aldershot, the. Because of this connection mr denis foran paraded the association standard for the ceremony. The royal military police rmp is the corps of the british army responsible for the policing of service personnel, and for providing a military police presence both in the uk and while service personnel are deployed overseas on operations and exercises. Whether conducting warfighting operations in afghanistan and iraq, undertaking peace support operations in bosnia and herzegovina or leading the uks response to the ebola crisis in sierra leone, soldiers and officers of the royal logistic corps. The royal logistic corps rlc are the armys professional logisticians who keep the field army marching, its helicopters flying, its vehicles moving and its. Bomb disposal expert killed in afghanistan blast uk news. A diverse organisation with technically qualified soldiers working both in peacetime and on. Supporting, enabling and sustaining the british army. Replica bottle timer improvised explosive device ied, 20. She served in iraq and afghanistan as an air transport liaison officer with the royal logistic corps before being transferred to 321 explosive ordnance disposal eod squadron, 11 explosive ordnance department, royal logistic corps, with whom she served in northern ireland. Hey guys, i am new to this site and thought id post a question so that i get an overview of what you think. These men have served in baor, canada, northern ireland, cyprus, iraq and afghanistan. The soldiers, both 32, were from the royal logistic corps, attached to 1st battalion the royal welsh battlegroup. Royal military police corps or royal logistics corps as an.
Adrian magson when m16 ask harry tate to help trace vanessa tan, a lieutenant with the royal logistics corps who failed to report for her return flight to afghanistan, harry instinctively feels its a mission to. Royal logistic corps soldiers killed in afghanistan named. We have deployed on operations to bosnia, iraq, afghanistan and cyprus as well as exercises in belize, canada and the falkland islands. Drivers are the lifeblood of the royal logistic corps and the whole army. The uks military role in afghanistan since 2001 has brought with it a heavy human toll. The royal logistic corps shop, official mtp rlc rank slides, olive green, fawn, british military, mod multi terrain, approved pattern, rlc regimental shop, royal logistic corps shop, rlc pri shop, rank, rlc museum. Luxurious, heavy weight knitted scarf in classic style.
The army brazilian jiujitsu bjj team has reaped the rewards of a dedicated training camp winning eight gold medals in its most successful year to. Embargoed for publication in uk newspapers until 48 hours after create date and time princess anne, princess royal in her role as colonel in chief attends the afghanistan operational service medals parade by troops of 12 logistic support regiment, royal logistic corps on may 24, 20 in abingdon, england. British forces casualties in afghanistan since 2001 wikipedia. The corps was formed from an amalgamation of the royal corps of transport, the royal army ordnance corps, the army catering corps, the royal pioneer corps and the postal and courier element of the royal engineers. The soldier, from 23 pioneer regiment, the royal logistic corps, was serving with the counterimprovised explosive device task force and clearing a road in lashkar gah district, helmand province, when he was caught in the blast. The badges we supply are royal logistic corps rlc, royal army ordnance corps raoc, army catering corps acc, royal army service corps rasc and royal corps of transport rct. Pte david john baird, royal logistic corps rlc, aged 23, died as a result of head injuries in trojir croatia, bosnia and herzegowina, on 14 may 1996. Royal logistic corps museum, surrey roving reporter keith robinson has discovered a splendid little museum hidden away in the armys traditional west surrey home.
The british army pocket guide 20082009 will be a comprehensive guide to the organization, equipment and tactics of todays british army. Lance corporal joe glenton of the royal logistic corps poses. Palace barracks memorial garden northern ireland, falklands. Both soldiers were deployed to afghanistan on 11 march this year as part. Unit, royal logistics corps 22 special air service. Warrant officer class 2 thomas will be remembered by the officers and senior noncommissioned officers of the military stabilisation support group afghanistan as a highly professional, passionate and forthright soldier who was genuinely driven by a desire to make a difference.
Royal logistic corps roll of honour army rumour service. Warrant officer class 2 jl palmer mc royal logistic corps, 30 september 2011. Most roads led to 10 regt in my previous book, rickshaws camels and taxis. This is the official facebook presence for the regimental headquarters, the royal logistic corps. Soldiers from 9 regiment, the royal logistic corps, who. Roland weihrauch princess anne is welcomed by school children at the british army barracks in moenchengladbach, germany, tuesday, 19 spetember 2006. The incident, which occurred at fowler barracks located between tidworth and ludgershall, is being treated as an industrial accident and a joint investigation is underway with the local police and the health and safety executive. The royal logistic corps is the largest and arguably most diverse corps in the british army. Miscellaneous photos 2010 royal leicestershire regiment. The princess takes care of the needs of the wives, husbands and children of the british soldiers deployed in afghanistan as honoury colonel of the royal signals and royal logistic corps. Ordered a 58, fits perfectly, shaped easily and looks great.
By the time the last units in 20 armoured brigade leave sennelager in 2019, british forces will have been stationed in germany for nearly 75 years. Pte dale william little, royal logistic corps rlc, aged 19, died as a result of a gun shot wound in tomislavgrad, bosnia and herzegowina, on 22 july 1995. Oct 12, 2015 the uks military role in afghanistan since 2001 has brought with it a heavy human toll. The rlc is represented in every theatre of operations and in every military unit, supporting the army in everything it does. The british forces in germany bfg legacy project is beginning and you can be a part of it by sharing your experiences for a new book. On 17 july, staff sgt brett linley, aged 29, from royal logistic corps, died in an explosion while on patrol near nahre saraj in helmand province. Members of the rmp are often known as redcaps because of the scarlet covers on their peaked caps, or scarlet coloured berets. Royal logistic corps palace barracks memorial garden. Royal logistic corps heavy knit scarf one size 165 x 20cmcomes with regiment logo embroidered on. In 1794 military drivers formed part of the corps of waggoners who served throughout the napoleonic wars, notably at the battle of waterloo, before transitioning into the royal waggon train. Whether conducting warfighting operations in afghanistan and iraq. The regiment was renamed 3rd division transport regiment in 1970, 3rd armoured division transport regiment in 1977 and 3rd regiment rlc in 1993. Royal logistic corps 6th regt rlc force logistic regiment. Royal logistic corps private michael minns during a training accident on salisbury plain on sunday 24 september 2006.
The badges we supply are royal logistic corps rlc, royal army ordnance corps raoc, army catering corps acc, royal army service corps rasc and royal corps of. Princess anne, princess royal attends the afghanistan. A total of 412 uk service personnel have died since military operations began in afghanistan in 2001. Members of the army, raf, royal marines and special forces have lost their lives in the fight against the. British army road warriors afghanistan part 1 youtube. Wo2 leonard thomas in memoriam page 933 royal corps of. The pioneer newsletter october 2014 by royal pioneer. As an officer in the royal logistic corps rlc you will command a team of up to 80 soldiers undertaking a variety of crucial roles at home and abroad. Dec 31, 2016 as logisticians, we are constantly presented with new challenges which require us to employ unconventional logistics to sustain the fight. Pte qalo of the royal logistic corps said pte silibaravi was known for his caring and goodhearted nature. Queens gallantry medal the rlc has one hundred and nine holders of the queens gallantry medal, two from the royal corps of transport, sixty seven from the royal army ordnance corps including one first bar and.
Captain sa scott mc royal logistic corps, 25 march 2011. I am hoping to get into the army as an officer and have my aosb briefing in jan and the 2 corps that interest me the most are the royal military police and royal logistics corps. Jul 03, 2012 lieutenant colonel nigel allison, royal logistic corps, so1 transition, headquarters task force helmand, said. The royal logistic corps driver has evolved through time to become a very professional and unique distribution capability to the british army. A bomb disposal expert was killed today in an explosion in southern afghanistan, the ministry of defence said. Warrant officer class 2 thomas will be remembered by the officers and senior noncommissioned officers of the military stabilisation support group afghanistan as a highly professional, passionate and forthright soldier who was genuinely driven by a desire to make a. The 3rd regiment of the royal logistic corps was originally formed as part of royal corps of transport in 1965. Its soldiers work alongside regular troops from 102 logistic brigade. If you only read one book about our troops in iraq and afghanistan, read this one.
It represents selected historical military events of the pioneers in war and on operations from world war 1 to operation herrick afghanistan. It has a corps of drums and a marching band history. A soldier from 7 regiment, royal logistic corps is presented with their afghanistan medal during a parade at bielefeld in germany. Medically discharged post ops in kabul, 2016 on op herrick 19.
A searing, jolting, actionpacked series of 25 amazing tales of courage, by medalwinning soldiers, royal marines and raf men in their own words. Captain daniel read was killed as a result of an explosion which happened in the musa qaleh area of northern helmand province. The royal logistic corps rlc is the largest corps in the army. You could use it with a cloth officer type cap badge, but im adapting it for a metal staybright typecap badge, it will involve cutting a small slit and probably having to sew the back of the badge in place. Unconventional logistics in afghanistan article the. It follows the british army, royal logistics corps as they drive their supply trucks across the harsh afghanistan terrain to the forward operating bases. The royal logistic corps rlc the royal logistic corps rlc is the youngest corps in the army and was formed in april 1993.
Rasc royal army service corps rct royal corps of transport and the rlc royal. Band of the royal logistic corps and 3 regiment royal. The royal logistic corps rlc was formed on 5 april 1993, by the union of five british army corps. Princess anne, princess royal attends the afghanistan operational service medals parade by troops of 12 logistic support regiment, royal logistic corps on may 24, 20 in abingdon, england. The royal logistic corps rlc are the armys professional logisticians who keep the field army marching, its helicopters flying, its vehicles moving and its tanks and guns firing, by supplying it with everything it needs, wherever it is deployed throughout the world. Captain daniel read from 11 explosive ordnance disposal eod regiment, royal logistic corps, part of the counteried task force, was killed in afghanistan on monday 11 january 2010. The royal logistic corps supporting the british army by.
The rlc flag is dark blue with the corps badge emblazoned on the centre. These are the bravest of the brave, a collection of modest. Hunters first book, eight lives down, was published in october 2007. This latest edition incorporates details of all army reorganization and regimental amalgamations plus details of major systems and equipment introduced. Chris hunter is the pseudonym of a british author, bomb disposal expert and former british. Captain daniel read was killed as a result of an explosion which happened in. Youll be a vital link, transporting soldiers and supplies all over the world.
Soldiers from 9 regiment, the royal logistic corps, who have recently returned from afghanistan march through chippenham as they receive, operational medals and freedom of the town by the mayor on thursday 19, january 2012 in wiltshire, england. Whether youre driving through desert, jungle or snow, youve got to look after your vehicle and get your load to its destination. Lance corporal joe glenton of the royal logistic corps poses with his wife clare glenton in front of the ministry of defence after attempting to deliver a letter to the british prime minister protesting against the afghanistan conflict on july 30, 2009 in london, england. Welcome to the royal logistic corps regimental pri shop, where you will find uniform, gifts and forming corps items. Lieutenant colonel nigel allison, royal logistic corps, so1 transition, headquarters task force helmand, said. The regiment provided logistical support for 1st armoured infantry brigade. The royal logistic corps rlc provides logistic support functions to the british army. Band of the royal logistic corps led by drum major maurice brown duration. Part of 101 brigade, a regular army brigade we are linked to 9 theatre logistic regiment based near chippenham and regularly train with our regular army counterparts there and across the country.1336 1181 353 385 589 1538 116 1402 345 996 396 738 352 62 1562 404 806 326 355 1419 1147 1095 328 1204 327 121 1104 783 1081 456 789 40 879 846 1457