8th Wolf Garrison (Clan Wolf)
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|Eighth Wolf Garrison Cluster|
|Unit Profile (as of 3145)|
|Parent Formation||Lambda Galaxy|
|Formed||Late Dark Age|
In common with the other elements of Lambda Galaxy the Eighth Wolf Garrison Cluster was raised predominantly from recruiting among the Lyran population of the Wolf Empire. Clan Wolf intended for both of the Galaxies created using Lyran personnel - Lambda and Sigma - to encourage support from the local populations for their new rulers. Whether this was a success in the case of the Eighth Wolf Garrison Cluster and most of the other elements of Lambda is debatable, as Lambda was one of the last Wolf Empire Galaxies to be formed, and as a result received equipment no-one else wanted. Receiving cast-off equipment failed to engender much loyalty in those who had volunteered to join up, and with word of the correspondingly low level of morale spreading, recruitment fell away. By 3145 the Eighth had failed to manage to recruit up to more than eighty percent of full strength as a result.
With the Lyran Commonwealth in a precariously weak position, personnel in the Eighth Wolf Garrison Cluster saw little point in deserting, but were also equally unwilling to try and stop the rampant cross-border smuggling between the Commonwealth and Empire. With the Commonwealth steadily retreating in the face of Clan Jade Falcon, it was increasingly likely that the Eighth would be called on to protect former Commonwealth worlds from Jade Falcon raids, and that the Empire might try and encourage greater loyalty among the Eighth and other units within Lambda by highlighting that supporting Clan Wolf was the only viable option for protecting their people.
|Commanding Officers of the 8th Wolf Garrison Cluster (Wolf Empire)|
Eighth Wolf Garrison Cluster (Regular/Reliable)
- CO: Star Colonel Steve
- - At this point in time the Eighth was stationed on Aristotle alongside the Brown Keshik and was operating at less than three-quarters of full strength. Although the Eighth lacked OmniMechs, it was equipped at approximately a Star League level of technology.
- Field Manual: 3145 p. 171, "Wolf Empire - Lambda Galaxy Deployment Table"
- Field Manual: 3145, p. 160, "Lambda Galaxy"