Highlanders set for Afghanistan
Soldiers from The Highlanders (4 Scots) will be deployed to war-torn Afghanistan in less than three weeks time.
The troops, who are now known as the 4th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, will make their last preparations on a training exercise on Salisbury Plain next week as part of Exercise Pashtun Dawn.
The Highlanders will deploy as part of the 7th Armoured Brigade – the famous Desert Rats – and will command the Manoeuvre Battlegroup.
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