15th Benjamin Regulars

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15th Benjamin Regulars BattleMech Regiment
Unit Profile (as of 3058)
Nickname The Tribute of the Unproductives
Parent Formation Benjamin Regulars
Formed unknown

The Fifteenth Benjamin Regulars are a Medium BattleMech Regiment in the Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery.

History[edit]

Formation[edit]

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Fourth Succession War[edit]

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Ronin Wars[edit]

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War of 3039[edit]

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Clan Invasion[edit]

During the Clan Invasion, the Fifteenth was posted on Xinyang[1], and was staggeringly unprepared for combat. In 3055, Samuel Lepke was transferred from the Benjamin Military Academy to whip the unit into shape.[2]

Operation Bulldog[edit]

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Dominion War[edit]

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Federated Suns Incursion[edit]

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Jihad[edit]

The fifteenth was disbanded in 3073 due to extensive combat damage.[3]

Officers[edit]

As of 3025 the commanding officer was General Boris Petroff.[4]

As of 3059 the Fifteenth's commanding officer was Tai-sa Samuel Lepke.[2] He replaced Tai-sa Drex Hof, who was the Fifteenth's commander in 3050.[1]

Tactics[edit]

As of 3059, the regiment was not known for any signature tactics.

Composition History[edit]

2765[edit]

15th Benjamin Regulars (Regiment/Veteran/Reliable)[5]

3025[edit]

15th Benjamin Regulars (Regiment/Green/Reliable)[4]

  • CO: General Boris Petroff
Note:The command contains 9 medium companies.[6]

3040[edit]

15th Benjamin Regulars (Regiment/Green/Reliable)[7]

3050-3055[edit]

15th Benjamin Regulars (Regiment/Green/Reliable)[8][9]

  • CO: Tai-sa Drex Hof

3059[edit]

15th Benjamin Regulars (Regiment/Green/Reliable)[2]

  • 2nd Battalion: Chu-sa Ghoto Duiki
  • 3rd Battalion: Chu-sa Franklin Bjaltim
Note:Approximately 60 percent of the Mechs are upgraded. [10]

15th Benjamin Regulars Aerospace (Wing/Green/Reliable)[2]

  • Wing Commander: Sho-sa Peter Yoshuka

15th Benjamin Regulars Armor (Battalion/Green/Reliable)[2]

  • Armor Commander: Chu-sa Alexandria Constantus

12th Xinyang Motorized Infantry (Regiment/Green/Reliable)

  • Troop Commander: Tai-sa Eugene Clepper

3067[edit]

15th Benjamin Regulars (Regiment/Veteran/Reliable)[11]

  • CO: Tai-sa Samuel Lepke
Note: Clantechnology: 30 percent | Advanced IS technology: 50 percent | Omnis: 25 percent [11]

15th Benjamin Regulars Aerospace (Wing/Regular/Reliable)[11]

  • Wing Commander: Sho-sa Lissa Crawford
Note: Clantechnology: 15 percent | Advanced IS technology: 45 percent | Omnis: 10 percent

15th Benjamin Regulars Armor (Battalion/Regular/Reliable)[11]

  • Armor Commander: Chu-sa Miko Aranawa
Note: Advanced IS technology: 25 percent | Omnis: 5 percent

12th Xinyang Motorized Infantry (Regiment/Regular/Reliable)[11]

  • Troop Commander: Tai-sa Eugene Clepper

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 20 Year Update, p. 42
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Field Manual: Draconis Combine, p. 45, "Unit Profile"
  3. Field Report: DCMS, p. 8
  4. 4.0 4.1 House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 137
  5. Field Report 2765: DCMS,p10
  6. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p.146
  7. Historical: War of 3039 , p. 138
  8. 20 Year Update, p.42
  9. Objective Raids, p.27
  10. Fied Manual: Draconis Combine ,p. 14
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 Field Manual: Updates p.117

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