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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

RUSI(NS)-NORAD & USNORTHCOM – Distinguished Speakers 26 January 2022 – Arctic Maritime Security

The Royal United Services Institute of Nova Scotia and the North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command (NORAD and USNORTHCOM) extend an invitation to presentations Wednesday, 26… Read More

Research Opportunity: Canadian Military Veterans, Serving Members and their children (ages 10 – 40)

ONLINE STUDY: Pain and Mental Health in Canadian Military Veterans, Serving Members and their children (ages 10-40) Contact the research team at: abcpainlab@ucalgary.ca or 403-210-7846 Who can participate? Canadian Military… Read More

SALTY DIPS VOLUME 11

The Naval Association of Canada – Ottawa Branch has just published the 11th Volume of the always popular Salty Dips.  Sub-titled:  Some things pass.  Some things change.  Some just stay… Read More

PUSSERS REUNION ANNOUNCEMENT

Fellow Pussers, Much like 2020, 2021 has been an interesting year filled with pandemic uncertainties and adjustments to the COVID lifestyle.  Gathering restrictions still play a factor into event planning… Read More

Newsletter The Logistician December 2021 / Bulletin du Logisticien décembre 2021

December issue (English): https://sway.office.com/Lk6UwAGreRDFw3EJ Special Holiday edition (English): https://sway.office.com/2EvknOEG0kZN4h56 décembre 2021 (Français) : https://sway.office.com/FJGV6N9gYHuVhbhe édition spéciale vacances (Français) : https://sway.office.com/5smnpBiHu5mUuiwi