51st Infantry Brigade and Headquarters Scotland

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51st Infantry Brigade and Headquarters Scotland is an Adaptable Force Brigade of the British Army.wikipedia
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It is the regional administrative formation responsible for all the units of the Army Reserve based in Scotland and an Adaptable Force Brigade under Army 2020.
Comprises seven infantry brigades (4th, 7th, 11th, 38th, 42nd, 51st and 160th) of various sizes, each made up of paired regular and Territorial Army forces, drawn from an Adaptable Force pool of units.

17th (Northern) Division

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The British 51st Infantry Brigade began as a formation of the 17th (Northern) Division during the First World War.
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52nd Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom)

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The 51st/52nd Scottish Division was split into two separate Brigades in 1968, with the 51st Highland component reformed as Highland District, commanded by a Brigadier and the Lowland component forming 52nd Lowland Brigade.
The Brigade was retitled 52 Infantry Brigade on 1 April 2002, taking command of Regular Army units in Scotland and the North West of England and giving up its regional and TA responsibilities to 51 Scottish Brigade.

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Royal Scots Dragoon Guards in Leuchars with Jackal reconnaissance vehicles
The regiment is currently based at Leuchars Station, as part of the Scottish 51st Infantry Brigade.

Royal Regiment of Scotland

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The Brigade also had its own military band, administered by 51st Highland, 7th Battalion, the Royal Regiment of Scotland. In 2015 the Brigade deployed The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland on peacekeeping operations to Cyprus on Op TOSCA, and The Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland to Kabul, Afghanistan on Op TORAL.
2nd (Royal Highland Fusiliers) Battalion - Stay Light Infantry Battalion, under 51st Infantry Brigade and Headquarters Scotland - Edinburgh

Forthside Barracks

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On 1 April 2002, 51 (Scottish) Brigade took on the regional responsibility for the whole of Scotland, instead of just the Highlands, with its Headquarters at Forthside Barracks in Stirling and its Regional Training Centre situated at Redford Barracks in Edinburgh.
It is now the home of 51st Infantry Brigade but parts are due to close by 2017.

Regional Command (British Army)

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In April 2012, with the disbandment of 2nd Division, the brigade came under the control of the new Support Command based in Aldershot.
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Royal Highland Fusiliers

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In 2015 the Brigade deployed The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland on peacekeeping operations to Cyprus on Op TOSCA, and The Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland to Kabul, Afghanistan on Op TORAL.
Currently as a light role battalion under the command of 51st Infantry Brigade, the battalion also has responsibility for public duties in Edinburgh.

52nd Lowland Volunteers

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Over 700 Territorials from the Brigade served in either Operation Telic in Iraq or Operation Herrick in Afghanistan since the beginning of the decade - including two formed units – 7 SCOTS' Alamein Company in Iraq; and 6 SCOTS' Bremen Platoon in Afghanistan.
In 2002, the 52nd Lowland Regiment was transferred from the operational command of the 52nd Lowland Brigade to 51st (Scottish) Brigade, which took command of all Scottish TA units.

Black Watch

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In 2015 the Brigade deployed The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland on peacekeeping operations to Cyprus on Op TOSCA, and The Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland to Kabul, Afghanistan on Op TORAL.
The Black Watch is being trained to be mounted on Foxhound vehicles and comes under 51st Infantry Brigade.

The Rifles

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3rd Battalion, The Rifles in Edinburgh with Foxhound vehicles
3rd Battalion, a redesignation of the 2nd Battalion, The Light Infantry. Initially configured in the light role as part of 52nd Infantry Brigade, it moved to 51st Infantry Brigade and Headquarters Scotland under Army 2020. Personnel are based at Dreghorn Barracks, Edinburgh.

51st Highland Volunteers

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The Brigade also had its own military band, administered by 51st Highland, 7th Battalion, the Royal Regiment of Scotland. Over 700 Territorials from the Brigade served in either Operation Telic in Iraq or Operation Herrick in Afghanistan since the beginning of the decade - including two formed units – 7 SCOTS' Alamein Company in Iraq; and 6 SCOTS' Bremen Platoon in Afghanistan.
The Army Reserve military band of 51st (Scottish) Brigade is administered by the battalion, as well as the unit's own 51st Highland Pipes and Drums.

2nd Infantry Division (United Kingdom)

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In April 2012, with the disbandment of 2nd Division, the brigade came under the control of the new Support Command based in Aldershot.
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1st (United Kingdom) Division

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Today, the Brigade is a part of 1st (United Kingdom) Division and is the largest of the British Army's Adaptive Force Brigades.
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Leuchars Station

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Royal Scots Dragoon Guards in Leuchars with Jackal reconnaissance vehicles
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Brigade

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51st Infantry Brigade and Headquarters Scotland is an Adaptable Force Brigade of the British Army.

British Army

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51st Infantry Brigade and Headquarters Scotland is an Adaptable Force Brigade of the British Army.

Scotland

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It is the regional administrative formation responsible for all the units of the Army Reserve based in Scotland and an Adaptable Force Brigade under Army 2020.

Territorial Force

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Although it takes its name and identity from, and is directly descended from the 51st Highland Division, formed as part of the Territorial Force in 1908 and which fought during the First and Second World Wars, it is also the modern descendant of the 52nd Lowland Division.

World War I

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The British 51st Infantry Brigade began as a formation of the 17th (Northern) Division during the First World War. Although it takes its name and identity from, and is directly descended from the 51st Highland Division, formed as part of the Territorial Force in 1908 and which fought during the First and Second World Wars, it is also the modern descendant of the 52nd Lowland Division.

Western Front (World War I)

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It spent the entirety of the war with the Division on the Western Front.

World War II

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Although it takes its name and identity from, and is directly descended from the 51st Highland Division, formed as part of the Territorial Force in 1908 and which fought during the First and Second World Wars, it is also the modern descendant of the 52nd Lowland Division.

51st (Highland) Division

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Although it takes its name and identity from, and is directly descended from the 51st Highland Division, formed as part of the Territorial Force in 1908 and which fought during the First and Second World Wars, it is also the modern descendant of the 52nd Lowland Division.

France

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Deployed to France with the British Expeditionary Force, the

British Expeditionary Force (World War II)

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Deployed to France with the British Expeditionary Force, the