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Thanks for visiting the home of the Royal Canadian Logistics Service Association (RCLSA).

The RCLSA had its formal genesis with the establishment of the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps (RCASC) Association in 1927. Later, the Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps (RCOC) and the Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps (RCAPC) established formal associations. From its beginning in 1932, our predecessor logistics associations were active members of the Conference of Defence Associations (CDA).

The Canadian Forces Reorganization Act of February 1, 1968 created the Logistics Service, eliminating the previous Army logistics corps and bringing previously Navy, Army, and Air Force logisticians into the new logistics family. By 1973, the previous logistics associations had been formally integrated into the new RCLSA. Continuing in the traditions of its predecessors, the RCLSA is one of the 15 regular members of the CDA.

Our Objectives

  • To further the interests of, and to attain the greatest possible efficiency in the Logistics Service of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), both Regular and Reserve, and
  • To provide a forum for the exchange of information related to defence and logistics matters between current and retired members of the CA Logistics Service and other interested individuals and/or organizations.

News / Events

Veterans’ Week 2021 / Semaine des vétérans 2021

Dear colleagues, Every year, in the lead up to Remembrance Day, we mark Veterans’ Week from November 5 to 11. This week presents an opportunity for Canadians to honour those… Read More

Military Logistics History Series
2021 RCLSA Bursary

Annicka Culhane accepting the 2021 RCLSA Bursary from John Page, National President RCLSA at Valour House, National Headquarters, Royal Canadian Legion.

VICE–ADMIRAL (RETIRED) MARK NORMAN, CMM, CD, 2019 RECIPIENT OF THE COLONEL JOHN GARDAM LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD, SEPTEMBER 15, 2021

NEWS RELEASE-VADM MARK NORMAN RECIPIENT COLONEL GARDAM LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD, SEPT. 15, 2021

TODAY WE COMMEMORATE MERCHANT NAVY VETERANS DAY IN CANADA, THE UNITED KINGDOM, AUSTRALIA, AND NEW ZEALAND

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