Professional, versatile and deployed throughout the world
The Royal Logistic Corps (RLC) is the largest Corps in the Army. A diverse organisation with technically qualified soldiers working both in peacetime and on operations. From vehicle parts and tools to ammunition, rations and water, the RLC maintains the Army’s operational capability by providing constant support and sustaining units by land, sea and air.
05 April 1993
To sustain the Army
Providing constant support to all units in the Army
All soldiers within the RLC are basic infantry trained, on top of these skills they are professionally qualified in one of 12 different trades.
- Port Enabling Tasks
- Movement Control
- Air Despatch
- Bomb Disposal
- Petroleum Operators
Cyrpus - A 6 month deployment as part of a United Nations' peacekeeping agreement.
The RLC is a culturally diverse and inclusive Corps with plenty of opportunities for education, learning new skills, travelling and sports.
The HQ of the RLC is currently based at The Princess Royal Barracks in Surrey.
It's near Camberley in a rural setting with plenty of training real estate.
The RLC was formed on 5 April 1993 by the union of five units: Royal Corps of Transport, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, Royal Pioneer Corps, Army Catering Corps and Postal and Courier Service previously part of the Royal Engineers.
Formation of the Corps.
The RLC deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan.
The RLC are still deployed in Cyprus, the Caribbean, Kenya, Canada and more.
Units and Battalions
1 Regiment RLC
St David’s Barracks, Bicester, OX26 6HF 01869 257078
3 Regiment RLC
Dalton Barracks, Abingdon, OX13 6JB 01235 543668
4 Regiment RLC
Dalton Barracks, Abingdon, OX13 6JB 01235543668
6 Regiment RLC
Dishforth Airfield, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO73EZ 01423321590
7 Regiment RLC
Kendrew Barracks cottesmore LE15 7BL 01572812241
9 Regiment RLC
Buckley Barracks, Chippenham, SN14 6BT 01666508643
10 Queen's Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment
Gale Barracks, Aldershot GU11 2BD 01252340155
11 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Regiment
Didcot, Oxford, OX11 7ES 01235513285
13 Air Assualt Support Regiment
Merville Barracks, Colchester, CO2 7UT 01206816080
17 Port and Maritime Regiment
McMullen Barracks, Marchwood SO40 4ZG 02380664291
25 Training Regiment
The Princess Royal Barracks, Deepcut GU16 6RW 01252833634
27 Regiment RLC
Travers Barracks, Aldershot GU11 2BX 01252348155
29 Regiment RLC
Duke of Gloucester Barracks, South Cerney, GL7 5RD 01285868247
2 Operational Support Group
Prince William of Gloucester Barracks, Grantham, NG31 7TJ
Londesborough Barracks, Londesborough Street, HULL HU3 1DS
Sydenham Road, CROYDON, Surrey CR0 2EW
152 (North Irish) Regiment
Palace Barracks, Belfast, BT18 9RA
154 (Scottish) Regiment
Bothwell House, Elgin Street, Dunfermline, Fife KY12 7SB
Army Reserve Centre, Mather Avenue, Liverpool L18 6HF
157 (Welsh) Regiment
Maindy Barracks, Cardiff South Glamorgan CF14 3YE
Army Reserve Centre, London Road, Peterborough PE2 9BY
Cateswell House ARC, Sir Henry Parks Road, Canley, Coventry CV5 6TA
31 Wigman Road, Bilborough, Nottingham, NG8 3HY
165 Port and Maritime Regiment
Derriford Army Reserve Centre, PLYMOUTH, Devon, PL6 5EW
167 Catering Support Regiment
Prince William of Gloucester Barracks, Grantham, Lincs NG31 7TJ
383 Commando Petroleum Troop
Army Reserve Centre, Brest Road, Derriford, Plymouth PL6 5EW
The diversity of the Royal Logistic Corps
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The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst opened its doors to over 2000 young people from over 100 different schools and Youth Organisations for a showcase event. The event showcased a wide range of opportunities for all, from Army Aviation to the London Fire Brigade.
The Commando Logistic Support Squadron RLC has received a CGRM's Commendation for its consistent display of fitness and Commando skills.
Interested in a career with The Royal Logistic Corps.