68th Striker (Clan Ghost Bear)

Sixty-eighth Striker Cluster
Unit Profile (as of 3079)
Nickname The Walking Panzers
Parent Formation Delta Galaxy
Disbanded ca. 3077-3079


Operation Revival[edit]

The Sixty-eighth Striker fought on the following worlds during the invasion of the Inner Sphere:

Wave One[edit]

Wave Five[edit]


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First Clan Ghost Bear/Draconis Combine War[edit]

As a part of Delta Galaxy the Sixty-eighth took an active role in the war between the Ghost Bears, the Draconis Combine and their Clan Nova Cat allies. Acting with support from Rho, Tau and Zeta Galaxies Delta led strikes against the Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery forces on Kanowit and Kiesen while battling the Nova Cats on Itabaiana and Labrea.[1]

The Jihad[edit]

The Sixty-eighth continued to serve as a part of Delta Galaxy during the Jihad, up until the Cluster was rendered combat-ineffective. As a light, fast-moving Galaxy, Delta Galaxy was heavily tasked during the Jihad when Clan Ghost Bear launched a series of attacks against the Word of Blake. Delta Galaxy supported Beta Galaxy during the liberation of the Draconis Combine world of Pesht before becoming the lead formation in Delta Wave of the Ghost Bear campaign. Delta Wave saw Delta Galaxy attack and hold the Word of Blake Protectorate worlds of Eltanin and Alya[2] in late August 3075,[3][4] securing the flank of the Ghost Bear push towards Terra, before pausing to wait for the Ghost Bear forces in Beta Wave to catch up.[2]

After Beta Wave caught up with Delta Wave, Delta Galaxy went on to take the Protectorate worlds of Kervil and Sabik[2] in attacks launched on the 21st of July 3076[5][6] and then Skondia in September 3076[5][6][7] before surprising friend and foe alike when they appeared in the Thorin system[2] in 3077[8] and savaged the Blakist forces there via an intense orbital bombardment even as the Blakists were being besieged by a contingent from the Lyran Alliance. While none of the engagements Delta fought in were as brutal or large scale as some of the other Ghost Bear campaigns such as the liberation of Dieron or Dyev, Delta was in combat almost continuously, and this evoked a heavy toll on the Galaxy; the damage taken through attrition on six worlds was enough that by 3079 both the Sixty-eighth and 115th Striker Clusters had been disbanded[2] and none of the surviving Clusters could muster more than forty-five percent of full strength.[9]


During the Clan invasion the Sixty-eighth Striker's Commanding Officer was Star Colonel Chou Vong, however his weak leadership and questionable methods caused dissension in the ranks, and after Tukayyid aerospace pilot Farn Jorgensson challenged and defeated Vong in a Trial of Possession for command of the unit, which he has retained until at least 3067.[10]


The Cluster use intensive air strikes to soften an enemy up.[11]

Composition History[edit]


  • Trinary Command - Star Captain Jill Hawkins
    • Alpha Command Star (5 OmniMechs)
    • Bravo Command Star (5 OmniMechs)
    • Charlie Command Star (5 OmniMechs)
  • 413th Striker Trinary - Star Captain Stunner Tseng
    • Alpha Striker Star (5 OmniMechs)
    • Bravo Striker Star (5 OmniMechs)
    • Charlie Striker Star (5 OmniMechs)
  • 88th Striker Trinary - Star Captain Monique Memba
    • Alpha Striker Star (5 OmniMechs)
    • Bravo Striker Star (5 OmniMechs)
    • Charlie Striker Star (5 OmniMechs)
  • 78th Elemental Support Binary - Star Captain Jocelyn
    • Alpha Elemental Star (25 Elementals)
    • Bravo Elemental Star (25 Elementals)
  • 47th Fighter Binary - Star Captain Farn Jorgensson
    • Alpha Fighter Star (10 OmniFighters)
    • Bravo Fighter Star (10 OmniFighters)



  • 4 Trinaries


Sixty-eighth Striker Cluster (Veteran/Questionable)[10]

- At this point in time the Sixty-eighth was stationed on Ardoz and were operating at seventy percent of full strength; approximately eighty-five percent of the Sixty-eighth were equipped with OmniMechs.[10]



  1. Field Manual: Updates, p. 61, "Delta Galaxy (The Blitzkrieg)"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Field Report: Clans, p. 9, "Delta Galaxy"
  3. Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 18, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  4. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 54, "The Jihad In Review"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 22, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  6. 6.0 6.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 56, "The Jihad In Review"
  7. Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 84, "Ghost Bears Advance in Protectorate"
  8. Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 54, "Thorny Thorin"
  9. Field Report: Clans, p. 11, "Deployment Status"
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Field Manual: Updates, p. 77, "Delta Galaxy (The Blitzkrieg)"
  11. Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 90, "68th Striker Cluster Profile"