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The Royal Logistic Corps is the British Army corps that provides the logistic support for the Army. The Royal Armoured Corps (RAC is currently a collection of ten regular Regiments mostly converted from old horse cavalry regiments, and four Yeomanry regiments The British Army 's Infantry comprises 51 Battalions of Infantry, from 19 Regiments Of these 37 battalions are part of the 'Regular' army and the The Guards Division is an administrative unit of the British Army responsible for the administration of the regiments of Foot Guards. The Scottish Division is a British Army Infantry command training and administrative apparatus designated for all Scottish line infantry units The King's Division is a British Army command training and administrative apparatus designated for infantry regiments in the North of England The Queen's Division is a British Army command training and administrative apparatus designated for has the regiments from the east of England and the remaining regiment of The Prince of Wales's Division is a British Army command training and administrative apparatus designated for all land force units in the West of England and For the regiment of the same name disbanded in 1922 see Royal Irish Regiment (1684-1922 The Royal Irish Regiment (27th (Inniskilling 83rd The Parachute Regiment is the Airborne Infantry element of the British Army. The Royal Gurkha Rifles (RGR is a Regiment of the British Army, forming part of the Brigade of Gurkhas. For the band The Rifles see The Rifles (band. For the novel by William T The Special Air Service ( SAS) is a Special forces regiment within the British Army which has served as a model and inspiration for the special The Army Air Corps is a component of the British Army, first formed in 1942 The Royal Artillery, is the common name for the Royal Regiment of Artillery, is an Arm of the British Army. The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers ( RE) and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps The Royal Corps of Signals (often simply known as the Royal Signals is one of the combat support arms of the British Army. The Intelligence Corps (also known as Int Corps) is one of the Corps of the British Army. The Royal Army Chaplains' Department (RAChD is an all-officer corps that provides Ordained Clergy to minister to the British Army. The Army Medical Services (AMS is the organisation responsible for administering the four separate units responsible for supplying medical and nursing services in the British Army The Royal Army Medical Corps ( RAMC) is a specialist Corps in the British Army which provides Medical services to all British Army The Royal Army Dental Corps ( RADC) is a specialist Corps in the British Army that provides dental care services to British Army personnel and their families The Royal Army Veterinary Corps ( RAVC) is an administrative and operational branch of the British Army responsible for the provision training and care of animals Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps ( QARANC; commonly known as the QAs) is the Nursing branch of the British Army and part of the The Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers ( REME; pronounced phonetically as "Reemee" is a Corps of the British Army that has The Adjutant General's Corps is a corps in the British Army responsible for many of its general administrative services The Army Legal Services Branch ( ALS) is a branch of the Adjutant-General's Corps (AGC in the British Army. The Royal Military Police ( RMP) is the branch of the British Army responsible for the policing of service personnel and providing a Military police The Military Provost Staff Corps ( MPSC) was the Corps of the British Army which ran its Military prisons As the Military Provost Staff The Small Arms School Corps (SASC is a small corps of the British Army responsible for maintaining the proficiency of the army in the use of small arms support weapons and The Army Physical Training Corps ( APTC) is the British Army Corps responsible for Physical fitness and Physical education. The General Service Corps ( GSC) is a corps of the British Army. The Corps of Army Music is a corps of the British Army. It was formed in 1994 as an umbrella organisation centred on the Royal Military School of Music The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British Armed Forces. This article is about a military unit For alternative meanings see Corps (disambiguation. Logistics is the management of the flow of Goods, Information and other resources including Energy and people between the point of origin and the point It is the largest corps in the British Army.
The Royal Logistic Corps (RLC) was formed on Monday 5 April 1993, by the union of the following British Army corps:
The RLC comprises both Regular and Territorial Army units. Year 1993 ( MCMXCIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar) The Royal Corps of Transport ( RCT) was a British Army Corps formed in 1965 from the transport (land water and air and movement control elements The Royal Army Ordnance Corps ( RAOC) was a former Corps of the British Army. The Royal Pioneer Corps was a British Army combatant corps used for light engineering tasks The Army Catering Corps was a Corps of the British Army, responsible for the feeding of all Army units The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers ( RE) and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps The Territorial Army ( TA) is the principal and Volunteer reserve force of the British Army, the land armed forces branch of the United Kingdom
The RLC is the only (Combat Service Support Arm) Corps of the British Army with battle honours, derived from the usage of previous transport elements (Royal Waggon Train, etc) as heavy cavalry. A battle honour is a military tradition practised in the Commonwealth countries of the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, New Zealand The battle honours are:
The RLC has five Victoria Cross holders, these derive from the former Corps. See below the section "Separate Commonwealth awards" Note that since
The RLC has ten Albert Medal holders from its former Corps. This article describes the Albert Medal for Lifesaving. For the Albert Medal for distinguished merit in promoting Arts Manufactures and Commerce Two of the holders exchanged their Albert Medals for the George Cross in 1971.
The RLC has nine holders of the George Cross. The George Cross ( GC) is the highest Civil decoration of the Commonwealth of Nations. Eight from the former Corps and one to the RLC.
Queen's Gallantry Medal
Bar to Queen's Gallantry Medal'
In the 2004 Olympic Games held in Athens, the Royal Logistic Corps held the prestigious honour of having the most athletes from the British Army competing in the Games. An Ammunition Technician (AT is a British Army Soldier trained to inspect repair test and modify all ammunition and explosives used by the British Army The Army School of Ammunition is the main training school for Ammunition Technicians and Ammunition Technical Officers in the British Army. The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst ( RMAS) commonly known simply as Sandhurst, is the British Army officer initial training centre Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe ( SHAPE) is the central command of NATO Military forces The British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS is a unit located at the vast training area of Canadian Forces Base Suffield in Alberta, Canada. British Forces Cyprus ( BFC) is the name given to the British Armed Forces stationed in the UK sovereign base areas of Dhekelia and Akrotiri on The Scottish Transport Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps, is a regiment of the Territorial Army in the United Kingdom. The Catering Support Regiment, Royal Logistics Corps, is a regiment of the Territorial Army in the United Kingdom. 88th Postal and Courier Regiment, Royal Logistics Corps, is a regiment of the Territorial Army in the United Kingdom. 383 Commando Petroleum Troop of the Royal Logistics Corps is an elite unit responsible for the handling supply and storage of bulk fuels from ship-to-shore and under front-line 395 Air Despatch Troop of the Royal Logistic Corps is the only Territorial Army Air Despatch Troop in the British Army. The 2004 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, was an International Multi-sport event which was celebrated Athens (ˈæθənz Αθήνα Athina,) the Capital and largest city of Greece, dominates the Attica periphery as one of the world's These were Private Musa Audu (Nigeria), Private Seidu Duah (Ghana), Lance Corporal Josephus Thomas (Sierra Leone) and Corporal Joselyn Thomas (Sierra Leone). Musa Audu (born June 18, 1980) is a Nigerian athlete who specializes in 400 metres Nigeria competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. Ghana competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. Sierra Leone competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. Private Audu achieved success at the Olympics when he was part of 4 x 400m relay final that won the Bronze medal for Nigeria.
The current Colonel-in-Chief (an honorary position) is HRH The Princess Royal. In the British and other Commonwealth armies the Colonel-in-Chief of a Regiment is its (usually royal) Patron. The Deputy Colonels-in-Chief are HRH The Duke of Gloucester and HRH The Duchess of Kent. Prince Richard Duke of Gloucester (Richard Alexander Walter George born 26 August 1944 is a member of the British Royal Family, the youngest grandchild of King George Katharine Duchess of Kent (Katharine Lucy Mary née Worsley 22 February 1933 is a member of the British Royal Family, the wife of Prince Edward Duke of Kent,
The corps' cap badge is an amalgamation of the forming corps' cap badges:
The inscription on the garter band "Honi soit qui mal y pense" can be translated as "Evil to him who evil thinks". A cap badge, also known as head badge or hat badge, is a badge worn on Uniform headgear and distinguishes the wearer's nationality and/or organisation The Royal Corps of Transport ( RCT) was a British Army Corps formed in 1965 from the transport (land water and air and movement control elements The Royal Pioneer Corps was a British Army combatant corps used for light engineering tasks The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers ( RE) and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps The Royal Army Ordnance Corps ( RAOC) was a former Corps of the British Army. A motto (from the Italian word motto, meaning witticism sentence is a phrase meant to formally describe the general motivation or intention of a social group The Army Catering Corps was a Corps of the British Army, responsible for the feeding of all Army units The Ramped Craft Logistic (RCL is a type of Landing craft operated by the Royal Logistic Corps of the British Army. The Most Noble Order of the Garter is an Order of chivalry, or Knighthood, originating in Medieval England, and presently bestowed on recipients It is usually seen on the insignia of Regiments and Corps with 'Royal' in their title.
The corps is nicknamed "The Loggies", or the "Really Large Corps", since the Corps forms approximately 17% of the British Army. It is the Army's single largest component. Soldiers can belong to one of 18 trade groups.
The corps has the alliances with the logistic units of Australia, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa and Sri Lanka. It is affiliated with 4 Livery Companies of the City of London.
The Corps Headquarters is at Princess Royal Barracks, Deepcut. Headquarters (HQ denotes the location where most if not all of the important functions of an organization are concentrated The Princess Royal Barracks Deepcut, commonly referred to as Deepcut Barracks, is the headquarters of the Royal Logistic Corps (RLC of the British Army
Royal Army Chaplains' Department
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