In 1994, The Queen’s Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons) was amalgamated with The Gordon Highlanders to form a new single-battalion regiment, The Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordons and Camerons).
In 1995, the new regiment undertook a two-year deployment to Northern Ireland on security duties. A long period of home service then followed, only interrupted by training exercises in North America (1998-99) and one company's garrison duties in the Falklands (2000).
In 2002-03, The Highlanders deployed to Kosovo and then Bosnia on peacekeeping duties. The regiment then joined the Bergen-Hohne Garrison in Germany in 2004. From there, it undertook a six-month tour of Iraq in 2005–06 during Operation Telic.
In 2006, The Highlanders was one of six Scottish regiments which merged to form The Royal Regiment of Scotland, becoming the new unit’s 4th Battalion. As with the other merged regiments, it was permitted to retain its name as a battalion of the new unit.
The National Army Museum works with a network of Regimental and Corps Museums across the UK to help preserve and share the history and traditions of the Army and its soldiers.
Discover more about The Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordons and Camerons) by visiting The Highlanders' Museum at Fort George near Inverness.The Highlanders' Museum