4 Scots |Highlanders hackle
The Highlanders, 4th Battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland (4 SCOTS) is an infantry battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland. This is a different shape from the other hackles and requires more work to complete.
The regiment was formed in 1994 by merging The Queen's Own Highlanders and the Gordon Highlanders.In 2004 The Highlanders was amalgamated with the other Scottish infantry regiments to form the
Royal Regiment of Scotland.. As with the other Scottish regiments, the Highlanders were permitted to keep some identity with the battalion number 3 and a blue hackle.Now a small dark blue hackle. The battalion was based in Germany, as part of 7 Armored Brigade,( Desert Rats,) and moved in September 2015 to Barracks in Catterick.The battalion is now part of 20th Armored Infantry Brigade