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2517

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2517 was a year in the 2510s in the 26th century. It was a very important year for the United Nations Space Command, as this marked the initiation of the candidate procurement and training of the SPARTAN-II program, which would eventually give birth to some of humanity's greatest heroes.

Events[edit]

July[edit]

July 21

August[edit]

August 17

  • At 0430 hours; Dr. Catherine Halsey and Lieutenant Junior Grade Jacob Keyes wake from cryo chambers on the Han as it arrives near Eridanus II, and discuss the plan to meet a child on the planet.[2]
  • At 1130 hours; Dr. Halsey and Lieutenant Keyes meet 6-year-old John, candidate #117, on Eridanus II. John passes a test conducted by Halsey and is unknowingly accepted into the SPARTAN-II program.[3]

September[edit]

September

September 10

  • Dr. Catherine Halsey selects the final seventy-five candidates for the Spartan-II tells the "Dumb" Artificial intelligence Déjà to give the order to kidnap them for Spartan-II program.[5]
  • At around 1700 hours, on Sansar; Staffan Sentzke and Lena Sentzke prep for their daughter Naomi's birthday, while she is heading home from music practice. During the ride home, Naomi heads off the bus early and is conscripted for the SPARTAN-II program, and Staffan and Lena worry about where she went.[4]
  • At 2005 hours, the local police on Sansar are hunting for Naomi using canine unit and the Pelican unit.[4]

September 11

September 14

  • Dr. Catherine Halsey prepares the Spartan-II program Candidate record on Carris-137.[6]

September 15

  • Dr. Catherine Halsey records in her journal that every Spartan-II candidate exceeded the selection criteria.[7]
  • Dr. Catherine Halsey records in her journal that on Imber, Kelly Shaddock eluded Retrieval team Gamma for six hours but eventually comes forward, thinking abduction is a game for her birthday. Her near-escape results in the implementation of new retrieval protocols to avoid further mistakes.[8]

September 16

  • Dr. Halsey and Jacob Keyes part ways after screening candidates for the SPARTAN-II program.[9] Afterwards, Dr. Halsey has Jacob Keyes promoted to full Lieutenant and reassigned to the UNSC Magellan.[10]

September 18

  • Dr. Catherine Halsey prepares the Spartan-II program Candidate record on Kurt-051.[11]

September 21

  • Dr. Catherine Halsey prepares the Spartan-II program Candidate record on Caleb Aagard.[12]

September 23

  • The 75 children kidnapped for the SPARTAN-II project are brought on Reach and conscripted into the SPARTAN-II program per Naval Code 45812.[10]

September 24

September 25

September 28

  • The SPARTAN-II candidates receive haircuts. Kelly-087 disarms the master sergeant barber of his clippers; three attendants are required to pin her down and shave her head.[15]

November[edit]

November 4

  • John-117 had a picoliter of blood drawn for testing.[16]

December[edit]

December 7

  • At 0901 hours; John-117's flash clone dies.[17]

December 24

  • Dr. Halsey receives a report on the unexpected longevity of the SPARTAN-II flash clone replacements and assigns Codename: JACKBOOT to track their further progress.[18]

Unknown[edit]

Around seven weeks prior to August 17, 2552

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Halo: Reach: Limited Edition, Dr. Halsey's personal journal: July 21, 2517
  2. ^ a b Halo: The Fall of Reach, chapter 1
  3. ^ Halo: The Fall of Reach, chapter 2
  4. ^ a b c d Halo: Mortal Dictata, chapter 1
  5. ^ Halo: Fall of Reach - Boot Camp, issue 1
  6. ^ Halo: Reach: Limited Edition, Dr. Halsey's personal journal: Candidate Record "Carris R Pernault"
  7. ^ Halo: Reach: Limited Edition, Dr. Halsey's personal journal: September 15, 2517
  8. ^ Halo: Reach: Limited Edition, Dr. Halsey's personal journal: September 15, 2517 "Addendum"
  9. ^ Halo: Reach: Limited Edition, Dr. Halsey's personal journal: September 16, 2517
  10. ^ a b Halo: The Fall of Reach, chapter 3
  11. ^ Halo: Reach: Limited Edition, Dr. Halsey's personal journal: Candidate Record "Kurt M Trevelyan"
  12. ^ Halo: Reach: Limited Edition, Dr. Halsey's personal journal: Candidate Record "Caleb F Aagard"
  13. ^ a b Halo: The Fall of Reach, chapter 4
  14. ^ Halo: Fall of Reach - Boot Camp, issue 2
  15. ^ Halo: Reach: Limited Edition, Dr. Halsey's personal journal: September 28, 2517
  16. ^ Halo: Reach: Limited Edition, Dr. Halsey's personal journal: Picoliter "Date: 11/04/2517"
  17. ^ Hunt the Truth - Season 1, Twitter: UEG public record
  18. ^ Halo: Reach: Limited Edition, Dr. Halsey's personal journal: December 24, 2517