Gamma 1

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Gamma 1

Branch:

UNSC Marine Corps

Engagements:

Fall of Reach

Commanders:

First Lieutenant Jake Chapman

 
"With respect Red, we might not be Spartans, but this is our home. My men will die here if I ask them to."
First Lieutenant Jake Chapman to Beta Red Actual

Gamma 1 was a UNSC Marine Corps unit stationed on the planet Reach, and a part of Charlie Company. The unit fought in a variety of operations during the Fall of Reach.[1]

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Fall of Reach[edit]

After losing contact with a recon unit observing a large Covenant army headed their way and alerting Red Team, Gamma 1 regrouped with Gamma 5. Beta Red, engaging 30,000 Covenant troops, bought some time for Gamma 1 and Gamma 5 to get out of harm's way,[2] after which Chapman contacted Iron Fist who advised them to get to a nearby temporary evacuation station.[3] Just then, three Covenant cruisers appeared over them, headed towards Beta Red's position. The UNSC Majestic was called in to perform a MAC strike on the cruisers, despite Beta Red, Gamma 1 and Gamma 5 being in the splash zone. While the status of the rest of the unit is unknown, Chapman and Buckman survived the blast.[4]

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