9th Pesht Regulars
|9th Pesht Regulars BattleMech Regiment|
|Unit Profile (as of 3062)|
|Nickname||"The Pride of Pesht"|
|Parent Formation||Pesht Regulars|
4th Succession War
War of 3039
The Ninth faced the Smoke Jaguar's Nineteenth Striker Cluster on Schwartz in March 3050. In this engagement, Tai-sa Graham sacrificed his AeroSpace Fighters, Infantry, and Armor units to allow two battalions of 'Mechs to escape. The DCMS was not pleased. The Nineteenth did follow the rules of zellbrigen with the Ninth however, when they saw the Ninth trying to behave honorably. The Ninth moved the fighting off the plains of Schwartz and into a nearby city. Tai-sa Graham fought a single Trial against Star Colonel Thilla Showers that allowed most of the Ninth's 'Mech units to escape.
During the Dominion War, the Ninth Pesht Regulars were posted to Idlewind, and were one of the first commands hit by the Ghost Bear forces. Their commanding officer was killed early in the fighting and the Ninth lost all unit cohesion. More than 90% of the unit's soldiers were killed, and the remaining troops were assigned to other commands to make up personnel losses.
As of 3050 to 3062, the Ninth is commanded by Tai-sa Mark Graham. Graham has spent years granting favors and building a political power base. Tai-sa Graham was killed on Idlewind during the Dominion War.
Tai-sa Graham used his infantry and armor resources as "bait" for enemy units, which were then hit by the regiment's 'Mechs. This understandably caused tension between the different elements of the unit.
9th Pesht Regulars (Green/Reliable)
- CO: General Fyodor Markt
- CO: Tai-sa Mark Graham
9th Pesht Regulars (2 Battalions/Regular/Questionble)
- CO: Tai-sa Mark Graham
- CO/1st Battalion: Tai-sa Mark Graham
- XO: Chu-sa Minoru Tetsuchiba
- 2nd Battalion: Chu-sa George Elliot
- 3rd Battalion: Chu-sa Kyle Iboraki
- Wing Commander: Sho-sa Kashira Mori
- Armor Commander: Sho-sa Vladimir Kassagrich
53rd Chatam Assault Regiment (Regiment/Regular/Reliable)
- Troop Commander: Tai-sa William Wellington
On page 65 of the NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 2, it is clearly stated that "Beta" and "Charlie" Companies of the Second Battalion are involved in the scenario, but the table on page 109 shows the Ninth marks its Companies numerically.
- Historical: War of 3039, p.139
- Field Manual: Draconis Combine, p. 73
- A New Game
- Field Manual: Updates, p. 109.
- House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 136
- 20 Year Update, p. 42
- Historical: War of 3039 , p. 139
- 20 Year Update, p.42
- Objective Raids, p.28