383 Commando Petroleum Troop
|383 Commando Petroleum Troop|
Cap Badge of the Royal Logistic Corps
|Role||Combat Service Support|
|Garrison/HQ||Plymouth TA centre|
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383 Commando Petroleum Troop of the Royal Logistic Corps is a unit responsible for the handling, supply and storage of bulk fuels from ship-to-shore and under front-line combat conditions. It is a Commando unit and all soldiers must pass the All Arms Commando Course in order to serve with the Regulars in the Commando Logistic Regiment in 3 Commando Brigade, Royal Marines.
383 Petroleum Troop is part of Commando Logistic Regiment base at RMB Chivenor in North Devon. The TA unit which has its specialist role are currently based at the Plymouth TA centre on the coast of Devon.
Until the middle of the 1990s the TA unit had another barracks at the Blighmont TA Centre in Southampton, Hampshire.
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