Alcyone Capellan March Militia

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Alcyone Capellan March Militia
Unit Profile (as of 3145)
Parent Formation Capellan March Militia


The Alcyone Capellan March Militia was well-known for its feverish defense of the worlds under its protection. They were slowly drawn into the FedCom Civil War by constant muttering from pro-Victor units like the 20th Avalon Hussars.[1] The Alcyone CMM didn't want to take sides in the Civil War, but felt that Katherine Steiner-Davion was the only person paying attention to the threat posed by the Capellan Confederation.[2] Toward that end the commanders of the Alcyone CMM began redistributing parts and supplies intended for the 20th Avalon Hussars and 5th Davion Guards to CMM-controlled warehouses. This increased tensions between the units on Alcyone. The tension was finally resolved when Marshal Kinsely Crossburns, commander of the Alcyone PDZ, was accidentally killed by a CMM MP. The CMM commanders refused to recognize the new commanding officer and withdrew into their fortresses.[3]

After holding off the line units for a few weeks, the Alcyone CMM surrendered after losing over 90% of their strength in various raids and siege operations by the 20th Avalon Hussars, 3rd NAIS Cadet Cadre, and 5th Davion Guards.[4]

By 3085, the Alcyone CMM was suffering from dramatic logistical problems. The unit experienced everything from ammunition shortages to basic training failures. One company of Vedettes, for example, used manual firing controls that none of the unit's members could operate. The unit also had no aerospace support, forcing the unit to use conventional aircraft to get some sort of air cover.[5] They were based on Alcyone in 3085.[6]

In 3145 the Alcyone CMM was deployed to Redfield as a defense against the Capellan Confederation's advance. Though by this time they had solved the logistical problems that had hampered them shortly after the Jihad their rapid redeployment left them no time to create an adequate supply chain to Redfield. This resulted in another logistical problem that had affected them in 3085.[7]


Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the Alcyone Capellan March Militia
Leftenant General Ran Felsner 3001[8][9]
Major General Wesley Demurke 3025[10]
Leftenant General Dan Kendall 3050 - 3062[11][12][2]
Leftenant General Terrance Cavalry 3085[6]
Leftenant General Guy Chou 3145[13]


The unit favored defensive operations, including the use of artillery, fortifications, and minefields.[14]

Composition History[edit]


Alcyone Capellan March Militia (Regiment/Regular/Reliable)[10]

  • CO: Major General Wesley Demurke
Note: At this point in time the unit was stationed on Alcyone.


Alcyone CMM (Regiment/Regular/Reliable)[15]

Note: At this point in time the command was stationed on Alcyone. [15]


Alcyone Capellan March Militia (Regiment/Regular/Reliable)[11]

Note: At this point in time the unit was stationed on Alcyone. [11]


Alcyone Capellan March Militia (Regular/Reliable)[12]

  • CO: Leftenant General Dan Kendall


Alcyone Capellan March Militia (1 Regiment/Regular/Reliable)[2]

  • CO: Leftenant General Dan Kendall

Acyone CCM Armor Brigade (2 Regiments/Regular/Reliable)[2]

  • CO: Leftenant General Jo Revill

Alcyone CMM Infantry Brigade (5 Regiments/Regular/Reliable)[2]

  • CO: Leftenant General Shannon Sarksyan

Acyone CMM Aerospace Wing (1 Wing/Regular/Reliable)[2]

  • CO: Leftenant General Ilier Bollat


Alcyone CMM LCT (Green/Reliable)[6]

  • CO: Leftenant General Terrance Cavalry

Alcyone CMM Aerospace Brigade (Green/Reliable)[6]

  • CO: Colonel Margot Roux

Alcyone CMM Armor Brigade (Regular/Reliable)[6]

  • CO: Leftenant General Alexis Popov

Alcyone CMM Infantry Brigade (Green/Reliable)[6]

  • CO: Leftenant General Wycliff O’Moore


Alcyone CMM (1 Battalion/Green/Reliable)[13]

  • CO: Leftenant General Guy Chou

Alcyone CMM Aerospace Brigade (Green/Reliable)[13]

Alcyone CMM Armor Brigade (Regular/Reliable)[13]

  • CO: Leftenant General Paula Figueroa

Alcyone CMM Infantry Brigade (Green/Questionable)[13]

  • CO: Leftenant General Eunice Williamson



  1. Field Manual: Updates, p. 126, "Alcyone CMM"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Field Manual: Federated Suns, p. 109, "Unit Profile"
  3. FedCom Civil War (sourcebook), pp. 30-31
  4. FedCom Civil War (sourcebook), pp. 53-54
  5. Field Manual: 3085, p. 64
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 Field Manual: 3085, p. 69, "AFFS Deployment Table - 3085"
  7. Field Manual: 3145, p. 81
  8. House Davion (The Federated Suns, p. 188, "Ran Felsner"
  9. Historical: War of 3039, pp. 21-22, "Field Marshal Ran Felsner"
  10. 10.0 10.1 House Davion (The Federated Suns), p. 137 (pdf version), "Alcyone PDZ"
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 20 Year Update, p. 21, "AFFC Deployment Table - 3050"
  12. 12.0 12.1 Objective Raids, p. 14, "AFFS Deployment Table - 3054"
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 Field Manual: 3145, p. 89, "Armed Forces of the Federated Suns"
  14. Field Manual: Federated Suns, p. 109
  15. 15.0 15.1 Historical: War of 3039, p.136