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- July 12:
- At 0630 hours, the Spartan-IIs, in their second year of training, are sent to the Military Wilderness Training Preserve in the snowcapped mountain range on Reach.
- From 0645 to 0801 hours, John-117 explores the forest until joining up with the rest of his teammates.
- At 2104 hours, the Spartans have returned to the Reach Naval Academy after stealing an Albatross dropship. John-117 earns the status of Squad Leader.
- September: Lena Sentzke commits suicide.