104th Logistic Support Brigade (United Kingdom)

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104th Logistic Support Brigade
104th Logistic Support Badge.jpg
Allegiance United Kingdom
Branch British Army
Part ofForce Troops Command
Garrison/HQDuke of Gloucester Barracks, South Cerney
Brigadier Neil Thorpe

104 Logistic Support Brigade is a logistics brigade of the British Army.


The Brigade commands Land Forces' logistic enabling capabilities:[1]

  • Postal and Courier Services.
  • Movement Control.
  • Port and Maritime (which includes a Vehicle Specialist).
  • Operational Hygiene.
  • Attached medical assets, field hospitals, field ambulances and medical support squadrons.
  • Mortuary Affairs.

With these capabilities, the Brigade activates strategic and operational Lines of Communications; mounting and deploying forces that provide specialist logistic support effects in support of joint expeditionary and enduring operations.

The Brigade Headquarters provides operational command to 5 Regular and 4 Territorial Army (TA) units; of which 8 are Royal Logistic Corps (RLC).

Over and above deploying forces to enable and support worldwide operations and overseas training exercises, the Brigade operates the Joint Air Mounting Centre (JAMC) at Duke of Gloucester Barracks and facilitates, through 17 Port & Maritime Regiment RLC, the Sea Mounting Centre (SMC) at Marchwood Military Port, near Southampton, ensuring that the UK end of deployments are fully enabled and effective at all times. The headquarters itself is deployable in the Force Support command and control role.


The brigade consists of the following units:[1]


  1. ^ a b "104 Logistic Support Brigade". Ministry of Defence. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
  2. ^ Army Secretariat (10 March 2017). "Response to FOI2017/02130 - Request for information related to Army 2020 Refine" (PDF). publishing.service.gov.uk. Retrieved 21 November 2018.

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