23rd Avalon Hussars
|Twenty-third Avalon Hussars|
|Unit Profile (as of 2765)|
|Nickname||The Grail Seekers|
|Parent Formation||Avalon Hussars|
Star League Era
Originally formed during the Age of War, the Twenty-third Avalon Hussars was one of many Hussars regiments to be drawn down during the Star League era as a consequence of the Council Edict of 2650 which limited the size of the military each Great House was allowed to field. The Twenty-third was then reactivated in 2754 following the repeal of the edict and the subsequent wide-scale rearmament each Great House began. Unfortunately for the Twenty-third, their reactivation was plagued with problems; a series of events and a number of accidents led to a rapid turnover of personnel in key posts in a relatively short period of time, with almost the entire command staff turning over, while the Twenty-third also went through no less than three Commanding Officers in quick succession. As a result it would be five years before the Twenty-third was actually designated combat-ready, and as late as 2765 the regiment was still plagued with supply problems that were adversely affecting the morale of the unit.
During the Star League era all of the Avalon Hussars were required to focus on being both flexible and mobile, with every regiment required to be capable of deploying within eight hours, although many of the Hussars struggled to actually achieve this.
Twenty-third Avalon Hussars (Regular/Reliable)
- - At this point in time the Twenty-third was stationed on Ashley. In common with the other regiments of the Avalon Hussars the Twenty-third had an attached aerospace wing, although these forces were primarily tasked to provide ground support rather than escort duties.
- Field Report: Federated Suns 2765, p. 9, "Avalon Hussars"
- Field Report: Federated Suns 2765, p. 8, "Avalon Hussars"
- Field Report: Federated Suns, p. 10, "Regimental Status"