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Fletcher Protectorate Militia

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Fletcher Protectorate Militia Division
Disbanded 3078[citation needed]
Affiliation Word of Blake
Parent Command Word of Blake Protectorate Militia


The Fletcher Protectorate Militia Division is one of the many militias raised by Word of Blake to defend the Word of Blake Protectorate. The unit was deployed on Fletcher. As of 3075, it was the only unit raised from this planet.[1]

History[edit]

When new intelligence in late 3076 reported the Ghost Bear Dominion's latest military forays would focus on Dieron, Protectorate officials augmented the planet’s defenses. Then, in early 3077, additional reinforcements in the form of five Protectorate Militias and two frontline divisions brought a level of military force previously unheard of in Dieron's history: a staggering twenty-two Level III formations and heavy orbital support. The exact Blakist forces numbered Second Division, Third Division, Eighth Division, Fourteenth Division, Nineteenth Division, Twenty-third Division, and five Protectorate Militia (Liberty, Fletcher, Acamar, Asta, Milton) which were moved from their planets in the Protectorate as a surprise to the invasion forces.

When Clan Ghost Bear forces along with units from the Draconis Combine arrived, they were to get a nasty surprise. Once they passed the heavy system blockade, they started to fight Blakist commands with fury. Beta Galaxy engaged the Militia, which was holding the Chiloe Pass while the nearby city of Olivet was being evacuated of civilians. They, along with the Twenty-third Division, were able to hold for five days, but finally Beta was able to capture Olivet. Only ten percent of the Blake forces survived.[2]

Officers[edit]

Rank Name Command
Commanding Officers of Fletcher Protectorate Militia
Precentor Stahl 3076

Tactics[edit]

Unknown.

Composition History[edit]

Protectorate Militia Divisions were equipped with enough DropShip capacity for transportation, but not JumpShips.[3]

Rules[edit]

As long as a Protectorate Militia force is fighting on its homeworld and is acting as the scenario's Defender, the Protectorate Militia force receives the Force the Initiative and Off-Map Movement special abilities. If deployed as the Attacker in a scenario, the Protectorate Militia force loses its Force the Initiative ability, but retains its Off-Map Movement capability.

If deployed on a world other than its homeworld (such as an Epsilon Eridani force being deployed on Genoa), the Protectorate Militia force not only loses all of its special abilities, but also suffers a –2 Initiative modifier.

Although Blakist-based, Protectorate Militia forces may use standard Inner Sphere force arrangements (lances, companies, and battalions) rather than Word of Blake force arrangements.[4]

Reference[edit]

  1. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 103: "Protectorate Militia Deployment"
  2. Total Chaos, p. 60: "Dieron (sidebar)"
  3. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 103: "Transportation"
  4. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 103: "Rules Annex"

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