2nd Albion Training Cadre

Second Albion Training Cadre
Unit Profile (as of 3062)
Nickname unknown
Parent Formation Albion Military Academy Training Cadre
Formed First Succession War[1]

History[edit]

Civil War[edit]

By and large the cadets of the Second Albion Training Cadre were able to stay out of the FedCom Civil War. Towards the end of the war, however, they provided a great deal of manpower for the Allied cause, eventually deposing Katherine Steiner-Davion. Though they sustained serious losses and smaller class sizes led to a smaller force, the High Command decided to fill the Cadre's open positions with soldiers from front line units.[2] After the Civil War, they redeployed to Hyalite and destroyed all Taurian Concordat resistance there.[3] The Taurian forces had discovered that the population was considerably less enthusiastic to see them than the inhabitants of the Pleiades Cluster. The Third Taurian Lancers and a small mercenary command, Lennox's Light Horse, battled against forces from the Second Albion Training Cadre before the sudden departure of the Lancers back to Concordat space left the Light Horse high and dry. Despite the slaughter of civilian dependents on Bromhead by Taurian forces the month before, the Light Horse were allowed to surrender and depart after handing over the WHM-8D Warhammer piloted by the Light Horse's CO as ransom, due to their good conduct during the campaign.[4]

Jihad[edit]

In 3078 Princess-Regent Yvonne Steiner-Davion signed the Academy Appropriations War Powers Act. This act conscripted the Albion Training Cadre into the AFFS. As a result, the Second Cadre was disbanded in 3078 and integrated into the Davion Brigade of Guards. The future of the Cadre is unknown, but if reconstituted, it will likely follow the LCT model.[5]

Officers[edit]

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the Second Albion Training Cadre
Major General Orlando Franc 3025[6]
Leftenant-General Vincent Rasmussen 3054[7]
ﹰLeftenant-General Giovanni Leonard 3062[8]
Leftenant-General Arimus Kass 3067[3]

Tactics[edit]

Unknown.

Composition History[edit]

2821[edit]

Second Albion Training Cadre (Regiment/Green/Reliable)[1]

- At this point in time the Second Albion were a light-weight regiment stationed on New Avalon and were operating at just under two battalions in strength.[1]

2830[edit]

Second Albion Training Cadre (Green/Reliable)[9]

- At this point in time the Second Albion were a light-weight regiment and had rebuilt to the point that they were operating at approximately two and a half battalions in size. The Second Albion were stationed on New Avalon.[9]

2864[edit]

Second Albion Training Cadre (Regiment/Green/Reliable)[9]

- At this point in time the Second Albion were a light-weight regiment stationed on New Avalon, and had been reduced to just over half a regiment in size.[9]

3025[edit]

Second Albion Training Cadre (Regiment/Green/Fanatical)[6]

  • CO: Major General Orlando Frenc [6]
Note: At this point in time the unit was stationed on Enchi. [6]

3040[edit]

Second Albion Training Cadre (Regiment/Green/Fanatical)[10]

Note: At this point in time the command was stationed on Enchi. [10]

3050[edit]

2nd Albion Training Cadre (Regiment/Green/Fanatical) [11]

  • CO: Leftenant General Joey Zibler [11]
Note: At this point in time the command was stationed on Enchi. [11]

3054[edit]

2nd Albion Training Cadre (Regiment/Green/Fanatical) [12]

  • CO: Leftenant General Vincent Rasmussen [12]
Note: At this point in time the command was stationed on Enchi. [12]

3062[edit]

Second Albion Cadet BattleMech Regiment (1 Regiment/Green/Fanatical)[8]

  • CO: Leftenant General Giovanni Leonard

Second Albion Cadet Wing (1 Wing/Green/Fanatical)[8]

Second Albion Cadet Combat Auxiliary (1 Regiment/Green/Fanatical)[8]

  • CO: Colonel Brendan Liu

3079[edit]

With their cadets drafted into the Brigade of Guards, the Second Cadre didn't exist in 3079.[5]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 First Succession War, p. 134, "Armed Forces of the Federated Suns (AFFS)"
  2. Field Manual: Updates, p. 136
  3. 3.0 3.1 Field Manual: Updates, p. 138, "Warren PDZ"
  4. Sound and Fury
  5. 5.0 5.1 Field Report: AFFS, p. 19
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 House Davion (The Federated Suns), p. 138 (pdf version), "Warren PDZ"
  7. Objectiv Raids, p. 15, "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 Field Manual: Federated Suns, p. 126, "2nd Albion Training Cadre Unit Profile"
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 'Second succession War, p. 94, "Armed Forces of the Federated Suns (AFFS)"
  10. 10.0 10.1 Historical: War of 3039, p. 137
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 20 Year Update, p. 22
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Objective Raids, p. 15

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