3rd Sakhara Academy Training Battalion

Third Sakhara Academy Training Battalion
Unit Profile (as of 2864)
Nickname
Parent Formation Sakhara Academy
Formed First Succession War[1]
Disbanded Second Succession War[2]

The Third Sakhara Academy Training Battalion was one of six ad hoc regiments of troops formed by the staff and students of the Sakhara Academy during the First Succession War.[1]

History[edit]

Founded during the First Succession War along with five sister training battalions,[1][3] the Third Sakhara was a mixed regiment formed from the students and staff of the Sakhara Academy. The Third soon distinguished itself; fighting alongside its sister commands, the Third fought off three seperate attacks by the Third Sword of Light and three other veteran BattleMech regiments. This became known as the Days of Jousting at Dragons, and established Sakhara Academy's reputation.[3]

The Third was a casualty of the Second Succession War.[2]

Officers[edit]

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 3rd Sakhara Academy Training Battalion

Tactics[edit]

Unknown.

Composition History[edit]

2821[edit]

Third Sakhara Academy Training Battalion (Regular/Questionable)[1]

- At this point in time the Third Sakhara was a medium-weight unit operating at a strength of approximately eleven lances, and was based on Bremond.[1]

2830[edit]

Third Sakhara Academy Training Battalion (Regular/Reliable)[2]

- At this point in time the Third Sakhara was a heavy-weight unit operating slightly below full strength, and was based on Bremond.[2]The unit was destroyed during the war.

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 First Succession War, p. 134, "Armed Forces of the Federated Suns (AFFS)"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Second Succession War, p. 94, "Armed Forces of the Federated Suns (AFFS)"
  3. 3.0 3.1 House Davion (The Federated Suns), p. 155, "Sakhara Academy"

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