23rd Marik Militia

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23rd Marik Militia
Unit Profile (as of 3059)
Nickname Sleight of Hand
Parent Formation Marik Militia
Formed

History[edit]

Formation[edit]

The 23rd Marik Militia was based on Keystone in 3067. [1]

The 23rd Militia contained the survivors of the 8th Marik Militia after that unit was destroyed on Wisconsin in 2838. The defending 8th Militia was betrayed by traitors in the unit, allowing Liao saboteurs to poison their water supply. The 8th wasn't able to resist the attacking Justine's Grenadiers, and many Militia troops were captured. Unfortunately only 25% of the captured troops survived.[2]

Anton’s Revolt[edit]

The 23rd played no role in Anton Marik's revolt. They spent most of their time garrisoning Merak and Marik. [3]

4th Succession War[edit]

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Andurien Secession[edit]

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Clan Invasion Era[edit]

In 3054 the 23rd Marik Militia was the garrison force assigned to the world of Keystone.[4]

Operation Guerrero[edit]

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Operation Bulldog[edit]

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Jihad[edit]

In 3067, the unit sent in a record number of transfer requests, asking for a posting on the Capellan Confederation border. The LCCC hadn't authorized any transfers however.[5]

Officers[edit]

Lieutenant Colonel Adiss Sullivan commanded the 23rd in 3025.[6]

In 3050 the commanding officer is Colonel Donald Depaolis.[7]

As of 3059 the commanding officer was Colonel Hazel Ward.[2] She was still in command as of 3067[8]

Tactics[edit]

Skilled in defensive operations.[2]

Composition History[edit]

3025[edit]

23rd Marik Militia (Green/Questionable)[9]

  • CO: Lieutenant Colonel Adiss Sullivan

3050[edit]

23rd Marik Militia (Regular/Reliable)[7]

  • CO: Colonel Donald Depaolis

3054[edit]

23rd Marik Militia (Green/Questionable)[4]

  • CO: Colonel Hazel Ward

3059[edit]

23rd Marik Militia (1 Regiment/Green/Questionable)[2]

  • CO/1st Battalion: Colonel Hazel Ward
  • XO: Force Commander Miroslav Bluzevic
  • 2nd Battalion: Force Commander Michelle Schroeder
  • 3rd Battalion: Force Commander Nicole Wang

23rd Militia Aerospace (1 Wing/Regular/Reliable)[2]

- The 23rd is an understrength Wing

6th Abbey Armored Regiment (1 Regiment/Green/Reliable)[2]

  • Armor Commander: Force Commander Christian Aillo

- The first and third Company is a light armor unit
- The second Company is a heavy tank unit

14th Regulan Militia (1 Regiment/Green/Questionable)[2]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Field Manual: Updates, p. 160
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Field Manual: Free Worlds League, p. 65, "23rd Marik Militia Unit Profile"
  3. Historical: Brush Wars, p. 33, 38
  4. 4.0 4.1 Objective Raids, p. 38, "Marik Militia"
  5. Field Manual: Updates, p. 149
  6. House Marik (The Free Worlds League), p. 94
  7. 7.0 7.1 20 Year Update, p. 56, "FWLM Deployment Table"
  8. Field Manual: Updates, p. 160
  9. House Marik (The Free Worlds League), p. 108, "FLWM Deployment Table"

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