2nd Dismal Disinherited

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2nd Dismal Disinherited
2nd Dismal Disinherited
Unit Profile (as of 3067)
CO Colonel Hopin Morrison
JumpShips yes
DropShips yes
Aerospace yes
Armor yes
Infantry yes

History[edit]

Formed in 2867 the 2nd was created as an assault force, and has always fielded the heaviest machines possible. During a massive battle on Dromini IV, the 2nd served as the cornerstone of all defensive operations. The fight took a heavy toll from it.[1]

Since the beginning of the 30th Century the unit worked for the FedSuns, mainly on the Liao border. In 3050 they were stationed on Cohay.[2]

Jihad and destruction[edit]

The 2nd were stationed on Tall Trees in 3067, but following the attack on Wolf's Dragoons on Outreach by rogue mercenaries linked to the Word of Blake, the 2nd moved to Outreach, arriving in November.[3]

During the assault on Mars, the Second dropped alongside Zeta Battalion, and their aerospace assets guarded the raiding forces.[4] Much of the Second was destroyed in orbit by Blakist WarShips.[5]

The captain Alfie Walker, company commander of the Second Dismal Disinherited, remained in Outreach, in a hospital.[6] He remained on planet during the earlier stages of the Jihad, leading a part of the Dragoon's resistance, before being evacuated with his people. He was the only confirmed survivor of his unit.[7]

Officers[edit]

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 2nd Dismal Disinherited
Colonel Richard Edwards IV 3050[2]
Colonel Hopin Morrison 3067[1]

Tactics[edit]

Frontal assaults are best suited for this regiment.[1]

Support[edit]

The technical staff is sufficient enough to handle all.[1]

Composition History[edit]

3025[edit]

2nd Dismal Disinherited (Regiment/Regular/Reliable) [8]

Note: At this point in time the unit was stationed on Boondock.

3040[edit]

2nd Dismal Disinherited (1 Regiment/Regular/Reliable)[9]

Note: At this point in time the command was stationed on Cohay. [9]

3050[edit]

2nd Dismal Disinherited (Regiment/Regular/Questionable) [10]

  • CO: Colonel Michael Morrow [10]
Note: At this point in time the command was stationed on Issaba. [10]

3067[edit]

2nd Dismal Disinherited (1 Regiment/Regular/Reliable)[1]

- One battalion with fast heavies supported by medium mechs, because the other battalion contains heavy/assaults for brute force.

2nd Attack Wing (1 Wing (Military Unit)/Elite/Fanatical)[1]

- The unit fields mainly heavy fighters with ammunition dependent weapons.

2nd Armored Regiment (1 Reinforced Regiment/Regular/Reliable) [1]

  • CO: Leutnant-Colonel Valeri Erikksen

- The regiments contains 2 mechanized battalions + 1 artillery battalion + 2 armor tanks.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Field Manual: Mercenaries Revised, p. 65, "2nd Dismal Disinherited Unit Profile"
  2. 2.0 2.1 20 Year Update, p. 20
  3. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 44, "The Jihad In Review"
  4. Tales of the Jihad: the Last Day of Zeta, p. 3
  5. Mercenaries Supplemental Update, p. 12
  6. 'Fire for Effect A thing to be done p. 132
  7. 'Fire for Effect A thing to be done p. 179
  8. House Davion (The Federated Suns), p. 149
  9. 9.0 9.1 Historical: War of 3039, p. 140 >Historical: War of 3039, p. 140
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 20 Year Update, p. 28

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