14th Donegal Guards

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Fourteenth Donegal Guards RCT
Unit Profile (as of 3067)
Nickname The Dawn Chargers
Parent Formation Donegal Guards


In the Fourth Succession War the Fourteenth Donegal Guards landed on Utrecht and faced off against the Seventh Sword of Light. The Fourteenth spent five weeks crossing the surface of the world, enduring near constant aerospace attacks, to surround the capitol city Naragajan. The Fourteenth laid siege to the city, forcing the DCMS unit to either attack or die of starvation. The Seventh couldn't break out and after some fighting withdrew from the world.[1]

Prior to the Xin Sheng Campaign the Fourteenth was deployed to the St. Ives Compact as part of the SLDF peacekeeping mission. They weren't accepted by the local population, but overall the locals did respect the Lyran unit. The Fourteenth answered the call to return to the Lyran Alliance in 3057.[1]

During the FedCom Civil War the Fourteenth Donegal Guards nearly captured Victor Steiner-Davion on Newtown Square. Unfortunately they were contained by Allied forces and forced to surrender. Victor didn't disarm or disband the unit, a risk that paid off when Clan Jade Falcon attacked; led by Adam Steiner, the Fourteenth Donegal was one of the units that participated in Operation Audacity, the counter-attack into the Jade Falcon Occupation Zone masterminded by Adam Steiner and which resulted in the Treaty of Blair Atholl.[2]

The Fourteenth Donegal Guards were destroyed by Word of Blake forces as the Guards tried to liberate Tharkad.[3]


In 3025 the unit is commanded by Colonel W. J. Hardy[4], he held also the command in 3050.[5] General Hardy was replaced by the LAAF High Command because during the unit's return to Lyran space he ordered his units to fire several warning shots to disperse a crowd of protestors who wanted the guards to stay.[1]

As of 3062, the commanding officer was Leutnant-General Adam Steiner.[1] In 3067 he was still in command, but known as Margrave Adam Steiner.[6]


The unit use the morning to make raids on enemy position, because the normal soldier aren't in top conditions.[1]

Composition History[edit]


Fourteenth Donegal Guards (Regular/Reliable)[7]

  • CO.: Colonel W. J. Hardy[8]


Fourteenth Donegal Guards RCT (Regular/Reliable)[9]


Fourteenth Donegal Guards RCT (Green/Reliable) 1 Taga, SIC[10]

  • CO: Hauptmann General W. J. Hardy[10]


Fourteenth Donegal Guards (1 Regiment/Regular/Reliable)[1]

  • CO: Leutnant-General Adam Steiner

Fourteenth Donegal Guards Aerospace Brigade (2 Wings)[1]

Fourteenth Donegal Guards Armor Brigade (3 Regiments/Regular/Reliable)[1]

  • CO: Colonel Sasha Von Helden
  • Fifteenth Donegal Armored Cavalry Regiment: Colonel Dyson Early
  • 1017th Donegal Panzer Regiment: Colonel Edgar Codd
  • 333rd Donegal Light Tank: Colonel Melissa Biddulph

Fourteenth Donegal Guards Infantry Brigade (5 Regiments/Regular/Reliable)[1]

  • CO: Colonel Israel Cohen
    • Aide: Leutnant-Colonel Annie Lauber
  • Twenty-seventh Meacham Light Infantry Regiment: Colonel Gabrielle Ricks
  • 163rd Donegal Mechanized Rifles: Colonel Julia Stiles
  • 238th Donegal Motorized Regiment: Colonel Heath Ledger
  • Fifty-fifth Donegal Jump Regiment: Colonel Emma Pask
  • Eighth Donegal Armored Infantry: Kommandant George Todd

- The Eighth includes two Companies of Infiltrator and Sloth Battle Armor)


Fourteenth Donegal Guards RCT (Veteran/Reliable)[6]

  • CO: Margrave Adam Steiner

Fourteenth Donegal Aerospace (Veteran/Reliable)[6]

  • CO: Kaptain Stacey Vincenza

Fourteenth Donegal Armor Brigade (Veteran/Reliable)[6]

  • CO: Colonel Sasha Von Heland

Fourteenth Donegal Infantry Brigade (Regular/Reliable)[6]

  • CO: Colonel Israel Cohen
- At this point in time the various units within the Fourteenth were at between twenty-five and forty-five percent of full strength; the Fourteenth was based on Melissia.[6]


  • A number of personnel in the roster for the Fourtheen Donegal Guards in 3062 appear to be refernces to notable real-life figures.
  • Colonel Edgar Codd of the 1017th Donegal Panzer Regiment may be named for Edgar F. Codd, the noted computer scientist
  • Colonel Emma Pask of the 55th Donegal Jump Regiment may be named for Emma Pask, an Australian jazz singer
  • Colonel Julia Stiles and Colonel Heath Ledger may be named for the actors Julia Stiles and Heath Ledger, who appeared in the movie 10 Things I Hate About You together


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Field Manual: Lyran Alliance, p. 72, "14th Donegal Guards Unit Profile"
  2. Field Manual: Update, p. 169, "Donegal Guard"
  3. Field Report: LAAF, p. 11
  4. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. 121 (pdf version), "Unit Deployment Table"
  5. 20 Year Update, p. 29, "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 Field Manual: Updates, p. 178
  7. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. 121
  8. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. 121
  9. Historical: War of 3039 , p. 137
  10. 10.0 10.1 Objective Raids, p. 43