1st Kittery Borderers

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1st Kittery Borderers
Unit Profile (as of 3068)
Nickname The Pride of Kittery
Parent Formation AFFS
Formed Late 3010s

The 1st Kittery Borderers emerged as an elite garrison during the Succession Wars. Originally a bolstered garrison, the Borderers have participated in raiding the Capellan Confederation for quite some time. The traditional enemies of the Borderers were the St. Ives Armored Cavalry; despite the friendship between the St. Ives Compact and the Federated Suns, it took 30 years before the Borderers had let go of traditional hatreds. No longer an elite unit, the Borderers were the personal vanguard of Kuan-Yin Allard Liao during her mercy missions to the Compact.[citation needed]



History[edit]

Formation[edit]

The unit was created as response to heavy raiding from Capellan Confederation. When the unit was first formed, it was pattered after the 1st Aragon Borderers. As a combined-arms regiment, with its third battalion consisting of mix Infantry and Armored units.[1] The unit formation was to provide military formations strong enough to withstand heavy raiding from the House Liao.

In 3024, the unit had proven itselves against various Capellan Warrior House units attacking Kittery.[citation needed]


The Borderers was responsible to handling 'Mechs to the newly formed 1st Kittery Training Battalion in 3026. The unit at the time did not have good impression on non-academy graduates receiving MechWarrior training.[2]

4th Succession War[edit]

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Jihad[edit]

Claiming to be acting on behalf of the Capellan Confederation, on the 9th of November 3068[3] the Word of Blake's 13th Division assaulted Kittery. The 1st Kittery Borderers were shattered in the fighting along with the Kittery Training Battalion. Survivors of the units were rounded up put in re-education camps[4] and the Kittery Borderers were considered to have been destroyed as a unit.[3]

Officers[edit]

  • 3050 the commander was Colonel Leslie Casey.[6]

Tactics[edit]

The unit is unmatched on their homeworld, because they have detailed knowledge of the planet`s geography and topography . When the command meets the enemy on other planets, their combat skills and tactics are generally successful.[7]

Composition History[edit]

3025[edit]

1st Kittery Borderers (Regular/Reliable)[5]

  • CO: Colonel Vivian Dulers[5]
  • 2 Battalions - (BattleMechs)
  • 1 Battalion - (Mixed Infantry & Tank/Vehicle Units)

3040[edit]

1st Kittery Borderers (Regular/Reliable)[8]

3050[edit]

1st Kittery Borderers (Regular/Reliable)[6]

3054[edit]

1st Kittery Borderers (Regular/Reliable) [9]

  • CO: Colonel Leslie Casey [9]

3062[edit]

1st Kittery Borderers (1 Regiment/Regular/Reliable)[7]

  • CO: Leftenant General Deedee Faulkner

- Mostly refited medium 'Mechs

19th Kittery Armored Regiment (1 Regiment/Green/Reliable)[7]

- Supplied like a garisson unit

12th Kittery Air Guard (2 Wings/Regular/Reliable)[7]

- The second Wing, is upgrated from light to medium fighters

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. House Davion (The Federated Suns), p. ??[citation needed] , "Unit Descriptions"
  2. Warrior: En Garde, p. 8, "Lt. Andrew Redburn remarks to Major Justin Allard that the Borderers had lend Justin a Valkyrie while rest of the cadets received Stingers for training exercise".
  3. 3.0 3.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 46, "The Jihad In Review"
  4. Jihad Hot Spots: 3070, p. 26, "Kittery Liberated!" - article.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 House Davion (The Federated Suns), p. 137 (pdf version), "Alcyone PDZ"
  6. 6.0 6.1 20 Year Update, p. 21
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 Field Manual: Federated Suns, p. 50, "1st Kittery Borders Unit Profile"
  8. Historical: War of 3039 , p. 135
  9. 9.0 9.1 Objective Raids, p. 14

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