4th Sakhara Academy Training Battalion

Fourth 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 Fourth 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 Fourth Sakhara was a mixed regiment formed from the students and staff of the Sakhara Academy. The Fourth soon distinguished itself; fighting alongside its sister commands, the Fourth 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 Fourth was a casualty of the Second Succession War.[2]

Officers[edit]

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 4th Sakhara Academy Training Battalion

Tactics[edit]

Unknown.

Composition History[edit]

2821[edit]

Fourth Sakhara Academy Training Battalion (Green/Questionable)[1]

- At this point in time the Fourth Sakhara was a medium-weight unit operating at a strength of approximately half the strength of a full regiment, and was based on Crossing alongside a sister command, the First.[1]

2830[edit]

Fourth Sakhara Academy Training Battalion (Green/Questionable)[2]

- At this point in time the Fourth Sakhara was a medium-weight unit operating almost a fifth above full strength, and was based on Crossing.[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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