As reported by BBC in 2012, the Yorkshire Regiment is to lose one of its three battalions in cuts to the Army announced by the government.
The 2nd Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, formerly the Green Howards, will be absorbed into the rest of the regiment in autumn 2013.
The battalion's headquarters are at Richmond, North Yorkshire, and it recruits in the county and Teesside.
2 YORKS is part of 4th Infantry Brigade and are based in Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire.
Address: Horne Road, Catterick Garrison DL9 4LD.
2 YORKS is a light mechanised infantry battalion and part of 4th Infantry Brigade and HQ North East, one of the Army's adaptable brigades. It is equipped the FOXHOUND Protected Patrol Vehicle and a range of small arms and support weapons. Foxhound is an agile and versatile vehicle perfectly fitting the battalion's new role. 2 YORKS is commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Humphris MBE.