RMR Scotland

RMR Scotland

The Royal Marines Reserve unit draws recruits from across Scotland, North East England and Northern Ireland.

The main detachment is located at MOD Caledonia in Rosyth. The remaing six detachments are based in Aberdeen, Belfast, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle.

While maintaining all the infantry, amphibious, cold weather warfare and commando skills of the Royal Marines, RMR Scotland also specialises in Assault Engineering and has an amphibious raiding craft section based in Newcastle.


Unit history

How to get there


RMR Scotland, MOD Caledonia, Hilton Road, Rosyth, Fife, KY11 2XH

0792 979 3086

Meeting hours

Training evenings take place every Wednesday 7:30PM - 9:30PM

Commanding Officer

Lieutenant Colonel James Brain

Since joining the Royal Marines and completing officer training James has deployed on numerous high-profile operations including peacekeeping in Kosovo, and multiple combat tours of Iraq and Afghanistan. His career has been spread between 3 Commando Brigade, Navy Command Headquarters, and the Ministry of Defence in Whitehall.


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