V Principes Guards

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Fifth Principes Guards
Unit Profile (as of 3085)
Parent Formation Principes Guards
Formed 3084[1]



The V Principes Guards (also known as the Fifth Principes) formed in 3084 from elements of the V Hastati Sentinels and the Seventh Auxiliaries and quickly saw action on Pleione. The Fifth and VI Principes Guards fought Warrior House Hiritsu, driving the Capellan unit off world but at a high cost.[1]

In 3085 the V Principes was stationed on Styk in Prefecture V of the Republic of the Sphere.[2] This posting made rebuilding difficult.[1]

They were based on Palos in 3134. Warrior House Dai Da Chi and elements of McCarron's Armored Cavalry arrived to challenge them for the world. After fighting well for several days, the Capellan forces threatened the Guards' supplies. This forced the Guards to withdraw from their defensive positions, and ultimately Palos.[3]


Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the V Principes Guards
Colonel Duane Heivilin 3085-3111[2][4]



Composition History[edit]


Fifth Principes Guards (2 Battalion/Veteran/Reliable)[2]

  • CO: Colonel Duane Heivilin

520th Armor Brigade (Regular/Reliable)[2]

  • CO: Colonel Esmeralda Naz

520th Infantry Brigade (Regular/Questionable)[2]

  • CO: Colonel Max Keirn


Fifth Principes Guards (Regular)[4]

  • CO: Colonel Duane Heivilin


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Field Manual: 3085, p. 181, "Principes Guards"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Field Manual: 3085, p. 186, "RAF Deployment Table - 3085"
  3. Technical Readout: 3145 Capellan Confederation, p. 10, "Nisos Attack WiGE"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Operational Turning Points: Capellan Crusades, p. 14, "Combatants - Fifth Principes Guards"