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15 (North East) Brigade

15 (North East) Brigade trains and administers over 10,500 Regular and Reserve soldiers and is the largest regional brigade covering an area equivalent to the size of Belgium with a population of over 8 million.

UK training

UK Operations

The Brigade has training, emergency planning and home defence roles. It also liaises with police, fire and ambulance services in 33 local authorities.

Community engagement

Community Engagement

In recent years the Brigade has provided support to the region in dealing with floods, disease outbreak and provision of emergency fire-fighting.

Regular Army

Regular Army

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.

Reserve Forces

Reserve Forces

The Brigade's order of battle comprises six Army Reserve units whilst administering eighteen others including two University Officer Training Corp.

North East Army Reserve Insight Course

Army Reserve Insight Course

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.