1st Kearny Highlanders
|FIRST KEARNY HIGHLANDERS: TRADITION’S WEIGHT|
|Unit Profile (as of 3067)|
|CO||Colonel Edward Senn|
 Early History
The First Kearny Highlanders are the oldest of the Northwind Highlanders formations, formed with volunteers from volunteers mining settlement Kearny on Northwind. The unit fought early battles for various Great Houses, including of the Capellan Confederation. Its career in these early times were checkered with victories and defeats.
The unit first notable conflict was during the 1st Andurien War, where the unit was fighting for the Confederation. The unit was nearly routed on Lopez by elements of House Marik's Oriente Hussars. This route nearly cost the unit its career.
- 2761 - 1st Kearny redeem themselves by successful occupation of the Davion world of Demeter with odds against them.
 Succession Wars
- 2801 - The unit is deployed to Lincoln to successfully defend the world from elements of House Kurita's Dieron Regulars attempt raid the world.
- 2865 - 1st Kearny returned to Northwind to defend the world from House Marik regulars and their mercenary support units. The 1st Kearny was able drive off the invaders. They inflicted heavy damage on the flee units, including mercenary unit known as the Jal's Jaegers but lost half of its men & equipment in effort. The unit resolved to rebuild itself with heavier equipment, so it restricted self to raiding until it fully rebuilt.
- 2866 to 2880 - 1st Kearny conducts number of raids Free Worlds League holdings for 'Mechs and supplies. Recovering large quanity of medium class BattleMechs to allow the regiment to fully recover.
- 2943 - The 2nd Company of the 2nd Battalion, under the command of Captain Erika Laurel leader her company heald the defense of world Hsien against Marik troops until the Warrior House Ijori regiment arrived.
- 3028 - Stationed on Highspire the 1st Kearny departed, after news reached them of the negotiation between the clan elders and the Federated Suns, to their new home on Northwind.
- 3025 - Commanding Officer of the 1st Kearny was Colonel Timothy Senn
- 3050 - Commanding Officer of the 1st Kearny was Colonel Edward Senn
- 3059 - Commanding Officer of the 1st Kearny was Colonel Edward Senn
- 3067 - Commanding Officer of the 1st Kearny was Colonel Edward Senn
- As of 3085 the commanding officer is Colonel Marshall MacLeod.
The only goal is victory at any cost.
The naval fleet of the 1st Kearny contains following jumpships
- Monolith-class = Spirit of Edinburgh
- Star Lord-class = Queen Anne and Queen Mary
- Invader-class = King's Own, Jacoby and Monymusk
- Scout-class = Argyll and Princess Louise
1st Kearny Highlanders (2 Battalions) (Veteran/Reliable) 
1st Kearny Highlanders (Regiment/Veteran/Reliable)
- Contract: AFFC
1st Kearny Highlanders(Regiment/Veteran/Reliable)
- CO: Colonel Edward Senn
1st Kearny Highlanders (Veteran/Reliable)
Regimental Command Company(Company/Elite/Fanatical)
- The company field 12 Clan battlemechs.
- The First Kearny Air Wing contains 6 elite fighters.
1st Kearny Highlanders(Reinforced Regiment/Elite/Fanatical)
- Queen’s Own Battalion: Major David Lee Senn
- 78th Highland Battalion: Major Til Honey
- Gordon Battalion: Major Evelyn Marks
- The regiment contains a vehicle company.
- The entire unit contains 85% upgrades.
- 6th Company
- 7th Company
- 10th Company
- The unit are elite special forces. The unit contain now full battle armor.
1st Kearny Highlanders (2 Battalions/Veteran/Questionable)
- CO: Colonel Marshall MacLeod
- ↑ Wolf's Dragoons (sourcebook), pp. 11-12
- ↑ Field Manual: 3085, p. 186
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Field Manual: 3085, p. 186, "RAF Deployment Table - 3085"
- ↑ House Liao (Confederation Capella) p. 105
- ↑ Historical: War of 3039 , p. 141
- ↑ 20 Year Update, p.19
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 Objective Raids, p. 22
- Mercenaries Supplemental Update, p. 52
- 20 Year Update
- Field Manual: 3085
- Field Manual: Update
- House Liao (The Capellan Confederation)
- Mercenaries Supplemental Update, p. 52
- NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 1
- NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 2
- Northwind Highlanders (scenario pack)
- Warrior: Riposte
- Historical: War of 3039
- Objective Raids
- Wolf's Dragoons (sourcebook)