Director General of the Army Medical Services presented 80 operational medals at a tri-service service of thanksgiving in York attended by medics from 65 difference units and from the USA.
In recent years the Brigade has provided support to the region in dealing with floods, disease outbreak and provision of emergency fire-fighting.
The Brigade area plays host to a deployable brigade, five key training facilities and two huge training areas plus the largest garrison in western Europe.
The Brigade's order of battle comprises six Army Reserve units whilst administering eighteen others including two University Officer Training Corp.
15 (North East) Brigade is one of eleven regional formations who are running a series of free 5-day residential courses for young people who are not in employment, eductation or training (NEETs) to see what life in the Army Reserve is all about.