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Scots soldiers return home after Afghanistan tour

April 26, 2011

‘Soldiers from a Scottish battalion have returned home after a six-month tour of Afghanistan.

Members of The Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland carried out patrols, operations and fought insurgents in the Lashkar Gah region of Helmand province.

Welcome home: The soldiers from 2 Scots were greeted by family. Pic: © Deadline

Around 500 members of the battalion also helped to provide security in the area as well as training the Afghan National Security Forces.

All members of the battalion have now returned to their Penicuik-based Glencourse Barracks and are preparing for a homecoming parade before their leave.’

To read the full article on the STV News website, click HERE or on the image above.

4 Comments leave one →
  1. Joy permalink
    April 26, 2011 17:27

    Welcome home brave heroes job well done. Pleased y0u have arrived home safely..

  2. neil permalink
    April 26, 2011 20:32

    Welcome home to you all.Hope you all have a great time back home.

  3. Susan Riddell permalink
    April 26, 2011 21:29

    Welcome Home to you all

  4. Daisydot40 permalink
    April 27, 2011 12:32

    Welcome home safe and sound. Enjoy your time now with your family xxx

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