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Regional Command

The Army's Support Command

The Army's Two-Star Headquarters enables the delivery of Firm Base support to the Army, its personnel and their dependants in the UK, Germany, Nepal and Brunei.

It delivers Real Life Support to the Army and commands the UK Station and Garrisons. It is also responsible for the engagement with the civilian community and acts as the proponent for UK Operations. Regional Command effects are delivered through nine One-Star Regional Points of Command (RPoC) that cover the whole of the UK.

Headquarters Regional Command

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Active from

01 September 2015



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Our People

Key personalities within Regional Command and Army Cadet Force and Combined Cadet Force.

GOC RC Maj Gen James Senior CBE (1)
Major General J Senior CBE- General Officer Commanding Regional Command
Brigadier A Smith - Chief of Staff, Regional Command

Headquarters Regional Command

Headquarters Regional Command

Montgomery House, Queens Avenue, Aldershot, GU11 2JN

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UK Operations and Resilience

Regional Command acts as the coordinating body for the Army's support to civil authorities, in the event of a crisis or large scale event that requires military support. The type of support provided is dependent on the situation, but can range from delivering niche capabilities, which would otherwise be unavailable to civil authorities, or augmenting capability through provision of additional manpower or assets.

Past examples of the Army's involvement in supporting UK Resilience include: Floods (North West 2016, South West 2014), the Olympic Games (2012), Foot and Mouth (2001).

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Civil Engagement

Regional Command delivers the Army’s UK Engagement Mission which is to ensure that all communities throughout the UK understand the role of their Army and the varied tasks the Army undertakes in order to secure UK interests at home and abroad. We are working to ensure the Army of the future is well manned with the best talent and the right skills, and is fully representative of UK society.

If you would like further information or to arrange for the Army Engagement Team to visit your organisation, please contact RC-OpsEngt-CE.

We also welcome enquiries and requests for visits from schools, colleges, community groups and employers.


Army Welfare Service

The Army Welfare Service is the Army’s professional welfare provider; it delivers a comprehensive and confidential welfare service responsive to the needs of individuals and families and the Chain of Command in order to maximize the operational effectiveness of our servicemen and women. The Army Welfare Service’s remit includes Regular Soldiers, their families and communities, the Army Reserve and Reservists and, in certain circumstances, Veterans, other Services and MoD civilians serving overseas.