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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Royal Scots Dragoon Guards

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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.

Future of the British Army (Army 2020 Refine)

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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.

Royal Regiment of Scotland

The Royal Regiment of Scotland3rd Battalion, The Black WatchGolden Highlanders
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

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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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.

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.

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.
51 (Scottish) Brigade

Forthside Barracks

Stirling
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.

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.

Leuchars Station

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Royal Scots Dragoon Guards in Leuchars with Jackal reconnaissance vehicles
Royal Armoured Corps (51 Infantry Brigade)

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.
51st Infantry Brigade

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.
51st (Scottish) Brigade

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.

Structure of the British Army in 1989

British Army Structure 1989
51st (Highland) Infantry Brigade, Perth, covering the Central, Fife, Tayside, Grampian and Highland regions, the Western, Shetland and Orkney islands, and the Northern part of the Strathclyde region (historic counties of Bute, Dunbartonshire, Argyll and Renfrewshire)

Combat operations in 1964 during the Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation

3rd Malaysian Infantry Brigade HQ arrived to take over East Brigade in Tawau, and 51 Gurkha Infantry Brigade HQ arrived from UK to command the Central Brigade area with the 4th Division of Sarawak added to it. Its headquarters was in Brunei, and there were no roads to any of its battalions.

Sherwood Foresters

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The 10th (Service) Battalion landed at Boulogne-sur-Mer as part of the 51st Brigade in the 17th (Northern) Division in July 1915 also for service on the Western Front.

Scottish Command

General Officer Commanding ScotlandGeneral Officer ScotlandScottish District
In 2014, Headquarters Scotland was merged with Headquarters 51st Infantry Brigade based at Forthside Barracks, Stirling.

Derek Boorman

Lieutenant-General Sir Derek Boorman
He was Deputy Assistant Adjutant and Quartermaster General at Headquarters 48th Gurkha Infantry Brigade and subsequently Commander of 51st Brigade in Hong Kong.

David House

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From 1965 to 1967, he commanded 51st Gurkha Brigade in Borneo, during the Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation.

Infantry of the British Army

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51st Infantry Brigade and Headquarters Scotland

Royal Lincolnshire Regiment

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The 7th (Service) Battalion landed at Boulogne as part of the 51st Brigade in the 17th (Northern) Division in July 1915 also for service on the Western Front.

South Staffordshire Regiment

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The 8th (Service) Battalion landed at Boulogne-sur-Mer as part of the 51st Brigade in 17th (Northern) Division in July 1915 also for service on the Western Front.