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UNSC Marine Corps
Corporal Jim Higgins was a UNSC Marine NCO assigned to Earth during the Battle of Earth in 2552. He was a crew chief for the Pelican dropship flown by Sergeant Laura "Smokes" Tanner. He and Tanner provided transportation for SPARTANs Frederic-104, Linda-058, and William-043 as they countered the Covenant incursions on the Yucatan Peninsula and Havana during the battle.