2nd Galedon Regulars

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Second Galedon Regulars
Unit Profile (as of 3058)
Nickname "The Wrath of History"
Parent Formation Galedon Regulars
Formed 2295
Disbanded 3063-3065[1]

History[edit]

Formation[edit]

The Second actually predated the formation of the Draconis Combine, having been established in 2295. It serves as a training cadre for the Galedon Military Academy. Academy graduates spend two years in this regiment, after which the best have their choice of duty in any of the Galedon Regular units.[2]

Star League Era[edit]

During the Star League era the Second Galedon Regulars shared a common structure with the other regiments of the Galedon Regulars, due to the threat posed by the Armed Forces of the Federated Suns. This common structure saw the First assigned a swathe of conventional regiments for support - five armor regiments and five infantry regiments, an artillery regiment and a reinforced aerospace fighter wing. Second only to the Sword of Light regiments in priority, the various Galedon Regulars regiments had excellent levels of supplies, and a high level of access to new BattleMechs and equipment.[3]

Third Succession War[edit]

At the start of 3025 the unit was stationed on Arlington.[4]

The Second Galedon participated in the Galtor campaign in 3025, though their participation was limited to covering the withdrawal of the Eighth Galedon Regulars and the Second Amphigean Light Assault Group,[5] were the unit suffered 75,333% casualties.[6]

Ronin Wars[edit]

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War of 3039[edit]

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Clan Invasion[edit]

In 3054 the Second Galedon Regulars were assigned to Braunton.[7]

Operation Bulldog[edit]

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Dominion War[edit]

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Federated Suns Incursion[edit]

The Second Galedon Regulars were destroyed by the Seventeenth Avalon Hussars[1].

Officers[edit]

Rank Name Time Period in Command
Commanding Officers of the 2nd Galedon Regulars
General Fastius Semronovitch 3014[6]
Tai-sho Lavrenti Kornilov 3014-3025[6][4]
Tai-sa Hojim Banjuri 3050-3054[2][7]

Tactics[edit]

Star League Era[edit]

Due to the high number of Sun Zhang Military Academy and Galedon Military Academy recruits within the Galedon Regulars, the Regulars often displayed fanatical loyalty and courage. However, the elitism displayed by these same recruits led to poor coordination between the Regulars and the attached convention forces, who were often used as cannon fodder.[3]

Succession Wars[edit]

In 3025 the unit is specialized in open field battles.[8]

Clan Invasion[edit]

The Second prefers open-field battles. Its inexperienced warriors tend to be outmaneuvered in large-scale combat or in close-quarters.[2]

Composition History[edit]

2765[edit]

Second Galedon Regulars (Regiment/Veteran/Reliable)[3]

- At this point in time the Regulars were stationed on McComb.[3] attached to the Regulars were a reinforced wing of aerospace fighters, an artillery regiment, five infantry regiments and five armoured regiments.[3]

2786[edit]

Second Galedon Regulars (Regiment/Veteran/Reliable)[9]

- At this point in time the Regulars were a medium-weight regiment stationed on McComb and was operating at full strength.[9]

2821[edit]

Second Galedon Regulars (Regiment/Veteran/Reliable)[9]

- At this point in time the Regulars were a medium-weight regiment stationed on Arlington and was operating at just above one-third of full strength.[9]

2830[edit]

2nd Galedon Regulars (Regiment/Elite/Reliable) [10]

Note: At this point in time the medium-weight unit was stationed on Arlington with an operational readiness of 91 percent. [10]

2864[edit]

2nd Galedon Regulars (Regiment/Elite/Fanatical) [10]

Note: At this point in time the medium-weight unit was stationed on Oldsmith with an operational readiness of 24 percent. [10]

3014[edit]

Second Galedon Regulars[6]

  • CO General Fastius Semronovitch

3025[edit]

Second Galedon Regulars (Green/Reliable)[11][12][6]

  • CO General Lavrenti Kornilov[11]

The 2nd Galedon Regulars is considered a is a light unit.[8]

  • Battalion Headquarters ('Mech)
  • Sacharov's Company ('Mech)
  • Tolbukhin's Company ('Mech)
  • Steiner's Rocket Company ('Mech)
  • Georgi's Battalion
  • Battalion Headquarters ('Mech)
  • Yamlevsky's Company ('Mech)
  • Ulasov's Company ('Mech)
  • Sokolovsky's Company ('Mech)
  • Ehrenburg's Battalion
  • Battalion Headquarters ('Mech)
  • Wenck's Company ('Mech)
  • Badnov's Company ('Mech)
  • Petrov's Company ('Mech)
Note: At this point in time the unit was stationed on Arlington. [4]

3040[edit]

Second Galedon Regulars (Regiment/Green/Reliable)[13]

Note: At this point in time the command was stationed on Wapakoneta. [13]

3050[edit]

Second Galedon Regulars (Regiment/Green/Reliable))[14]

  • CO: Tai-sa Hojim Banjuri[14]
Note: At this point in time the unit was stationed on Wapakoneta.[14]

3054[edit]

Second Galedon Regulars (Regiment/Green/Reliable)[7]

  • CO: Tai-sa Hojim Banjurl

3059[edit]

Second Galedon Regulars (Regiment/Green/Reliable)[2]

  • CO/1st Battalion: Sho-sho Hojim Banjuri
  • 2nd Battalion: Chu-sa James Kelley
  • 3rd Battalion: Chu-sa Marie Koda

Second Galedon Regulars Aerospace (Company/Green/Reliable)[2]

  • Wing Commander: Dai-i Karl Winters

Second Galedon Regulars Armor (Battalion/Green/Reliable)[2]

  • Armor Commander: Chu-sa Christopher Basilt

Second Galedon Regulars Infantry (Battalion/Green/Reliable)[2]

  • Troop Commander: Sho-sa Benjamin Lee

Rules[edit]

Historical Turning Points: Galtor[edit]

  • The green Second Galedon suffer from lack of training; apply a –1 penalty to Initiative rolls.[15]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Field Manual: Updates, p. 108, "Galedon brigade profile".
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Field Manual: Draconis Combine, p. 60, "Unit Profile"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Field Report 2765: DCMS, p. 12, "Galedon Regulars"
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p.133
  5. Historical Turning Points: Galtor, p. 15
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 The Galtor Campaign, p. 57 "2nd Galedon Regulars"
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Objective Raids, p. 27
  8. 8.0 8.1 House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 143 "Galedon Regulars"
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 First Succession War, p. 137, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery"
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 ’’ Second Succession War’’, p. 97
  11. 11.0 11.1 House Kurita (The Draconis Combine),p. 135
  12. The Galtor Campaign, p. 32 "Phase Three Units"
  13. 13.0 13.1 Historical: War of 3039, p. 138 >Historical: War of 3039, p. 138
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 20-Year Update, p. 41
  15. Historical Turning Points: Galtor, p. 7

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