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.
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.