2nd McCarron's Armored Cavalry

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2nd McCarron's Armored Cavalry
Unit Profile (as of 3085)
Nickname Angel's Regiment
Parent Formation McCarron's Armored Cavalry
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[edit] History

[edit] Formation

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[edit] Third Succession War

In 3007 the regiments of McCarron's Armored Cavalry raided New Valencia, baseworld of Wolf's Dragoons. Though they seized several small communities, the Dragoons were able to hold off the Armored Cavalry units long enough for the Eridani Light Horse regiments to arrive. The MAC regiments didn't inflict any damage to the Dragoons, but did raze several villages.[1]

[edit] Fourth Succession War

During the St. Ives conflict known as "Cristobel's Regiment" and in 3025 as "Barton's Regiment".

In the 4th Succession War all regiments of McCarron's Armored Cavalry except for the 1st were stationed on Menke. They later fought along campaign to defend Sarna but had to retreated off world as Davion reinforcements arrived in the end phase of the war.[citation needed]


[edit] Andurien/Canopus Invasion

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[edit] War of 3039

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[edit] Operation Guerrero

The First and Second Regiments of McCarron's Armored Cavalry assaulted Hsien during Operation Guerrero.[2]

[edit] Xin Sheng Campaign

Took Brighton from the St. Ives Compact during the Xin Sheng Campaign. Later occupied Milos and held it against the Eridani Light Horse.[3]

In 3066 the Second MAC and Ambermarle's Highlanders landed on Zion, disrupting the 3rd Free Worlds Guards and preventing them from attacking the Capellan Confederation.[4] The two units ripped into the Guards, only returning to Capellan space after several strongly worded orders from the Strategios.[5] They were stationed on Menke in 3067.[6]

[edit] Jihad

In 3069 the Second MAC and Warrior House Dai Da Chi attacked Kathil.[7] The two Capellan units destroyed the shipyards located there. They then attacked Almach, Valexa, and Ashkum.[8]

While fighting on New Aragon in 3077, Angel Bodez was killed. Rhamses McCarron was appointed to take her place. In 3079 the unit was broken into two smaller units and stationed on Nanking and Arboris.[9]

[edit] Dark Age

During the Capellan Confederation's assault on The Republic of the Sphere, the First and Second MAC were assigned to Gan Singh. While there the VIII Hastati Sentinels and several regiments of Principes Guards destroyed the First MAC. The Second MAC then tore into the Eighth Hastati, but were eventually pushed off of Gan Singh.[10] This severe fighting reduced them to a third of their nominal strength. They were assigned to garrison Mitchel in 3085.[11]

Ramses McCarron carried a grudge against the Republic for the death of his sister, Faith, but wasn't able to fight them directly. Instead the Second used their anger to spur them into action during the Victoria War. They eventually had to retreat, but were satisfied with their performance. The Second fought on New Aragon, Hunan, and Halloran V later on, but they were stopped by the defenders of Kansu. They later withdrew as part of the CCAF's general retreat.[12]

They also fought on Plieone, St. Andre, and Shenshi. They were successful on those attacks.[12]

In 3144 elements of the Second MAC landed on Liao in order to return the world to the Capellan Confederation. The Second MAC used fast strikes to put the Republic defenders (the V Triarii Protectors and the V Principes Guards) on the defensive. As time passed the Republic forces were able to recover, but when the Second MAC joined forces with students from the Liao Conservatory of Military Arts and the fighters from a local terrorist movement, the Republic started to crumble. The arrival of the Dynasty Guard only accelerated the process. Infighting among the Republic forces led to a breakdown in command structure, and the Capellan forces were successful in their bid to remove Liao from the Republic.[13] They also fought on Gan Singh as part of this operation.[12]

December 3144 found the Second fighting on New Hessen. They took the world for the Capellan Confederation.[14][15] This assault was led by Sao-shao Danai Liao-Centrella.[16] Near the same time, they assaulted Yangtze and Alrescha before taking part in the capture of Tikonov.[12]

[edit] Officers

As of 3025, the commanding officer was Colonel Marcus Baxter.[17]

As of 3050 to 3054, the commanding officer was Colonel Samuel Christobal.[18][19]

As of 3063 to 3067, the commanding officer was Sang-shao Angel Bodez.[3][20]

In 3085 the unit is commanded by Sang-shao Rhamses McCarron.[11]

After Ramses died of a stroke in 3109, Xavier McCarron took command.[12]

In 3144 the Second MAC is commanded by Sang-shao Terrance McCarron.[21]

[edit] Tactics

The unit counter any development with unorthodox tactics. Often the enemy is lured in a trap.[3]

[edit] Composition History

[edit] 3025

Barton's Regiment (Regiment/Elite/Fanatical)[17]

  • CO: Colonel Marcus Baxter
  • 1st Battalion: Major Sally Mardox
  • 2nd Battalion: Major Patric Hurn
  • 3rd Battalion: Major Sam Christobal

[edit] 3040

Barton's Regiment (Regiment/Elite/Fanatical)[22]

[edit] 3050-3054

Christobal's Regiment (Regiment/Elite/Fanatical)[18][19]

  • CO: Colonel Samuel Christobal

[edit] 3063

2nd McCarron's Armored Cavalry(1 Regiment/Elite/Fanatical)[3]

  • CO: Sang-shao Angel Bodez
  • 2nd Battalion: Zhong-shao Rhamses McCarron
  • 3rd Battalion: Zhong-shao William Styles

- 1st Battalions third Company fielded two OmniMech lances but the inexpierenced mechanics could not handle the maintaince of the the machines forced the command to replace them with Inner Sphere designs.

McCarron's Armored Mosquitoes (1 Wing reinforced to 4 Flights/Elite/Fanatical)[3]

- The unit use special improved fighters with higher speed as normal expected to suprise their enemy.

Angel's Gypsies (1 Reinforced Regiment/Elite/Fanatical)[3]

  • Task Commander: Zhong-shao Desmond Hernandez

- 1st Battalion - Desmond Devils:The subcommand use a mix of heavy armor vehicles and Battle Armor.

- 2nd Battalion: The 2nd contains artillery and security details.

- 3rd Battalion - McCarron's Moths: The light hovercrafts are supported by VTOLs and aircrafts. The unit fields also paratroopers and special scout teams.

- 4th Battalion: The last battalion are spezialiced in urban fighting. The heavy infatry is supported by armor.

Baxter's Commando (1 Mixed Battalion/Elite/Fanatical)[3]

- The unit includes three companies:

1st Company: 8 Regulator tanks support the lance of assault mechs.
2nd Company: The 3 armor lance provide additional security to the overall commander of the McCarrons Brigade.
3rd Company: The squadron of figthers are all heavy an support the other two companies of the Battalion.

[edit] 3067

2nd McCarron's Armored Cavalry (Elite/Fanatical)[20]

  • CO: Sang-shao Angel Bodez

McCarron's Armored Mosquitoes (4 Flights/Elite/Fanatical)[20]

  • CO: Kong-zhong-shao Rikkardo Monsilori

Angel's Gypsies (4 Battalion's/Elite/Fanatical)[20]

  • CO: Zhong-shao Desmond Hernandez

[edit] 3085

2nd McCarron's (Rhamses' Regiment) (Elite/Fanatical)[11]

  • CO: Sang-shao Rhamses McCarron

McCarron's Armored Mosquitoes (4 Flights/Elite/Fanatical)[11]

  • CO: Kong-zhong-shao Adwin Trotter

Rhamses' Gypsies (4 Battalion's/Veteran/Fanatical)[11]

  • CO: Zhong-shao Sasha Vasilyev

[edit] 3136

  • 2nd McCarron's Armored Cavalry - Third Battalion (2 mixed 'Mech Companies, 1 Fire Support Company)[23]

[edit] Notes

  • Baxter's Commando is the MAC's overall command unit. While administratively attached to the Second Regiment, it can attach itself to any of the other four Regiments in the organization.
  • During the Jihad the unit's nickname is Rhamses' Regiment.[11]

[edit] References

  1. Wolf's Dragoons (sourcebook), p. 10
  2. Mercenaries Supplemental II, p. 35
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 Field Manual: Capellan Confederation, p. 88, "2nd McCarron's Unit Profile"
  4. Field Manual: Updates, p. 13
  5. Field Manual: Updates, p. 26
  6. Field Manual: Updates, p. 33
  7. Jihad Hot Spots: 3070, p. 43
  8. Jihad Hot Spots: 3070, p. 66
  9. Field Report: CCAF, p. 15
  10. Field Manual: 3085, p. 26
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 Field Manual: 3085, p. 33, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Table - 3085"
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 Era Report: 3145, p. 44
  13. Dark Age Turning Points: Liao, p. 6
  14. Era Report: 3145, p. 24
  15. Technical Readout: 3145 Capellan Confederation, p. 26
  16. Era Report: 3145, p. 35
  17. 17.0 17.1 House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 95, "McCarron's Armored Cavalry"
  18. 18.0 18.1 20 Year Update, p. 63, "CCAF Deployment Table - 3050"
  19. 19.0 19.1 Objective Raids, p. 41, "CCAF Deployment Table - 3054"
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 20.3 Field Manual: Update, p. 33, "CCAF Deployment Table - 3067"
  21. Dark Age Turning Points: Liao, p. 8
  22. Historical: War of 3039, p. 140
  23. Principles of Desolation, p. ??[citation needed]

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