6th Sakhara Academy Training Battalion

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

Officers[edit]

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of the 6th Sakhara Academy Training Battalion

Tactics[edit]

Unknown.

Composition History[edit]

2821[edit]

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

- At this point in time the Sixth Sakhara was a medium-weight unit operating at a strength of approximately two battalions, and was based on [[Boeotia].[1]

2830[edit]

Sixth Sakhara Academy Training Battalion (Regular/Questionable)[2]

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