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Land Training Fleet Sennelager with 1 Squadron QOGLR

26th January 2022

Gurkhas from QOGLR deploy to the Land Training Fleet Sennelager

Sergeant Sovit Baniya and Lance Corporal Yam from 1 Squadron, 10 Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment have been deployed as temporary duty staff for four months to the Land Training Fleet Sennelager, Germany.

The journey for the deployment was challenging due to a rise of COVID-19 cases and foreign travel policies. They will be working in the Custodian Account (CA) Storehouse and in charge of the Storehouse and Receipt/Issue stores.

The storehouse is the Regional Logistic Hub for the British Army in Europe providing equipment support to deployed forces in Germany, Estonia, Poland, Latvia.

Their key role is to support and provide equipment spares to two Warrior Company fleets, one Squadron of Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance and an Armoured Infantry Battle Group Headquarters fleet, in support of training. Other additional tasks include holding and accounting of forward repairable equipment support materials to deployed fleets across Europe. 

Land Training Fleet Sennelager, 1 Squadron QOGLR

This deployment is demanding as they must at times provide 24hr support to the battle group in location during exercise periods.

But it has provided the individuals a fantastic opportunity to work alongside wider military organisations and gain extensive knowledge on supply trade with highly experienced retired Divisional Ordnance Warrant Officers.

Land Training Fleet Sennelager, 1 Squadron QOGLR

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