45th Benjamin Regulars

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45th Benjamin Regulars
Unit Profile (as of 3145)
Nickname
Parent Formation Benjamin Regulars
Formed

Overview[edit]

The Forty-Fifth Benjamin Regulars were a unit in the Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery.

History[edit]

The Forty-fifth is made up of newest troops to the Regulars regiments. However, what they lack in experience they make up with flexibility. This allowed them to find more success in the invasion of the Federated Suns, taking far fewer casualties then the Second and the Sixth Regiments. [1]

The Forty-fifth was stationed on Clovis when that system was hit by Operation PERCEVAL in 3147. The regiment's Aerospace Wing hammered the inbound AFFS force, destroying one of the First Avalon Hussars' DropShips and critically damaging two more from the First Davion Guards. The Forty-fifth's ground elements then struck hard and fast at the landing Davion troops before falling back, then kept their enemies from attaining their objectives. While the Regulars subsequently collapsed under the strain of fighting a superior force, they still refused to give up and held the AFFS troops at bay long enough for Combine reinforcements to arrive.[2]

Over the next three years the Forty-fifth continued to hold Clovis for the Combine while slowly hemorrhaging troops and equipment to the First Avalon Hussars' Second Battlion, which had remained on-planet waging a guerilla war. The arrival of the Fifth Davion Irregulars in February 3150 saw the Forty-fifth driven off Clovis by the two Davion units.[3]

Officers[edit]

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 45th Benjamin Regulars
Tai-sa Emi Roberson 3145[4]

Tactics[edit]

Unknown.

Composition History[edit]

3145[edit]

45th Benjamin Regulars (2 Battalions/Green/Reliable)[4]

  • CO: Tai-sa Emi Roberson

45th Benjamin Aerospace Wing (Green/Questionable)[4]

45th Benjamin Armor (Regular/Reliable)[4]

  • CO: Tai-sa Emmitt Hopkins

45th Benjamin Infantry (Green/Reliable)[4]

  • CO: Tai-sa Haywood Farley

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Field Manual: 3145, p. 52, "Benjamin Regulars - Forty-Fifth Benjamin Regulars"
  2. Shattered Fortress, p. 33
  3. Shattered Fortress, p. 81
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Field Manual: 3145, p. 63, "Draconis Combine Deployment Table - 3145"

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