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HQ 1 Artillery Brigade and HQ South West

Headquarters 1 Artillery Brigade and Headquarters South West is a regional division responsible for the regional affairs for the south of England. The Brigade area covers the 7 counties of Bristol, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire. This includes the Channel Islands to the South and Isles of Scilly to the West.

Headquarters 1 Artillery Brigade (HQ 1 Arty Bde) and Headquarters South West (HQ SW) is to deliver military capability, recruiting, Armed Forces in Society (AFiS) activity and influence infrastructure support in order to meet the operational commitment of units in the South West of England. This is achieved by training and deploying in support of UK Operations or provide administrative support to deployed personnel and their families.

Furthermore, by nurturing and educating the population of the South West so that better understanding of the Army is gained by holding a series of presentation included in the AFiS plan which will have an opportunity to recruit for both Army Reserve and the Regular Army.

UK Operations

UK ops

Military operations within the United Kingdom fall under the title of UK Operations.



HQ 1 Artillery Bde and HQ South West has the duty in the South West to Support the mounting of operations.

Adventurous activities


TEN TORS (TT) aims to deliver an adventurous team activity for up to 2,700 cadets.