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HQ 160th Infantry Brigade and HQ Wales

With its Headquarters at Brecon, 160 (Wales) Brigade is at the hub of the Army in Wales. Dating back to 1908, the Brigade has a proud history at the centre of Army activity in the Principality for nearly a century. Within 160 (Wales) Brigade area are some of the Army's top training sites, including the Infantry Battle School at Brecon and Sennybridge Training Area.

Indeed, most British infantry soldiers visit these sites at some stage during their career. The SAS carries out much of its training in Wales's tailor-made rugged terrain.

Other important training establishments in Wales include Castlemartin Range, The Royal Artillery Range Manorbier and the Joint Services Mountain Training Centre on Anglesey.

Visiting units of all descriptions exercise over both MOD and private land, supported by Brigade staff who maintain strong links with Welsh landowners and stakeholders, including farmers, the National Park Authorities and the National Trust.

Ceremonial duties are an important part of the Army heritage in Wales: 104th Regiment Royal Artillery, for example, fires five Royal Salutes in Cardiff each year, while the five Welsh Regiments have the Freedom of 19 towns and cities between them.