As an Army Reserve Supply Regiment, 159 accounts for more than 1,000,000 items of stores, spares and equipment that the Army uses. Its main effort is to train its soldiers to deploy on operation where they work alongside soldiers from the Regular Army, including partner regiments in 102 Logistic Brigade; 6 Regiment RLC and 7 Regiment RLC.
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159 Regiment has troops currently on operations in Afghanistan, taking part in the return of troops and equipment to the UK.
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- Setting sail with adventurous training 17 June, 2014 - Sunday morning was spent consolidating low speed manoeuvres, learning how to turn the boat 180 degrees on the spot followed by some slalom navigating. We crossed the bay to Laboe for lunch and visited the German submarine. It was fascinating to see where so many men lived underwater in exceptionally cramped conditions.
- 'So, how would you like to go on tour?' 6 May, 2014 - Experiences of a Mobilised Reservist Troop Commander in 1 Logistic Support Regiment By Second Lieutenant Sam Walton (160 Transport Regt) My journey began in September 2012 when I first met my CO. Having just commissioned his first question to me was, “So, how would you like to go on tour?” 18 months later I find … Continue reading 'So, how would you like to go on tour?'
- A Reservist Adventurous Training Weekend 14 April, 2014 - By Lance Corporal Hoskins (243 Sqn, 159 Regt RLC) On the weekend of 7- 9 March, 243 (Coventry) HQ Sqn set off on an adventure to the Island of Anglesey. A convoy of three vehicles packed with passengers and adventure training equipment made their way to the Joint Service Mountain Training Centre to begin a … Continue reading A Reservist Adventurous Training Weekend