Scots soldiers return home after Afghanistan tour
‘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.
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.’
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