Captain Scott Miller
CTRG // Security Team A Commanding Officer / SHAPE
British national, born June 22nd 1992 in Killingworth, Northern England. Married (Kate née Greggs, 39), 1 child (Susan, 7). Enlisted into the Royal Marines in 2010, underwent Commando training following tour of duty in Afghanistan. Completed his studies and the Officer’s course in 2016. In 2021, joined Special Boat Service, becoming one of its troop commanders.
Took part in covert NATO joint operations in the Pacific Theater, Middle East and Turkey. After recovering from a severe injury, he was transferred from active service until drafted to the newly formed Combat Technology Research Group – a small NATO task force established to gather the intelligence on the opposing forces’ advanced weapons technologies – in 2032. Cpt Miller commands CTRG security team A.
Col Martin Novak, MSc. PhD.
CTRG Field Team Specialist
Canadian national with Eastern European roots, Dr Novak is a physicist with particular expertise in reverse-engineering, although his original specialty is particle physics. Born April 2nd 1995 in Vancouver, divorced. Dr Novak studied at MIT with a military sponsorship, later took part in military arms research. Following the outbreak of hostilities, he went through extensive language training and became a member of a military scientific board which later lead to the establishment of CTRG. During 2032-2033, he went through extended military training, SERE course and several Special Forces survival and clandestine ops courses to become a full member of the CTRG field team.
Sgt Evan Illing
Deep Reconnaissance Team “Ice-8″ Commander
American, single, born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa March 15th 2001. Pursued a military career his whole life, he climbed the professional ladder due to his indisputable qualities, capable leadership and daring execution of missions behind enemy lines. He became a member of the 10th Special Forces Group in 2025, just to be deployed in the deadliest hotspots in the defense of Europe: Iraq, Caucasus, Turkey. After the European defenses broke, he and the rest of SOCOM elements were transferred to Great Britain, where Sgt Illing was assigned another duty. He became leader of a deep reconnaissance team, one of many under the European branch of SOCOM. In 2034, he was captured by Iranian troops during a mission on Crete, but was liberated by a joint NATO task force operating in the area.
Sgt Illing commands the last surviving team of operation Ice Shard, the EJSOC’s attempt to gather information about the Iranian weapons test range on Limnos. His team, codenamed “Ice-8″, is still stationed on Limnos as the critical asset of operation Magnitude.
Cpl. Ben Kerry
TF Aegis // RSTA Squadron / 1st Btn / 4th IBCT (Light Infantry) / 7th ID / US Army Europe
Born in 2015 in Portland, OR. Drafted into the army at the age of 18, undergoing Airborne Infantry training at Fort Lewis, WA. Sent to Europe in 2034.
Earned exceptional infantry training records, promoted to Corporal and transferred to 1st Battalion’s organic Reconnaissance Platoon as Specialist. The Aegean deployment is his first combat assignment.
Sgt. Rick Hutchison
TF Bayonet // A Troop / Cavalry Sqn / 3rd BCT (Heavy) / 7th ID / US Army Europe
Born in 2008, comes from Broken Arrow suburb of Tulsa. Started service at 18, went through Army courses and education programmes. Joined 3rd BCT(H) / 7th ID cavalry in 2030 as tank gunner.
Took part in 2031 conflict in Turkey; field-promoted, combat injury, later served as armor gunnery instructor for 7th ID in Grafenwöhr. Requested transfer to a combat unit. His unit was assigned to the TF Bayonet reserves under Mediterranean JFC.
Ltn. Jeff Larkin
TF Bayonet // 3rd General Support Btn (Aviation) / 4th IBCT (Light Infantry) / 7th ID / US Army Europe
Born in 2014 in Seattle, WA; brought up around helicopters in a successful family business. A wealth of first-hand experience with a keen understanding of what it takes to operate and maintain complicated and expensive machines.
Naturally gifted with technical work and flying helicopters, university drop-out, passed through the ROTC pilot courses with ease. Trained to fly the M-900 and CH-49. Drafted to a transport wing and transferred to Europe after failing to qualify for gunship training. Assigned to fly transport copters for the 3rd BCT.
Intelligence agent, CIA
One of the principal HUMINT sources for operation Magnitude, long-term resident in the Mediterranean. It’s assumed the source is genuine, however, its nature is a high-level secret.
Military Commander of the Limnos Resistance
Most probably former officer or NCO of the Hellenic Armed Forces who took part in delaying the Iranian assault on Limnos in 2033.
Reports suggest that this figure, related to the resistance high command, was appointed to be the military leader of the guerrillas on the island by a figure known as “Maroula”.
Limnos Resistance Asset in Myrina
Local Greek from Platy, former manager of Kourou Import Export Ltd. Age ~28-32. Runs weapons, bribes Iranian soldiers with synthetic narcotics; involved various questionable businesses to protect his network, supply the resistance, and secure his personal standing. Behaviour, appearance and taste of a petty criminal.
Rumours circulate that he may be closely related to “Maroula”, thought to be a significant figure in the resistance.
Athene Kourou (“Maroula”)
Former Owner of Kourou Import Export Ltd; identified as “Maroula”
Georgios Akhanteros ["Tyrant"]
Former Mayor of Limnos
Greek national, age 60-65, marital status and children unknown. Former mayor of Limnos, now collaborating with Iranian occupation. Previously mayor of Myrina for several terms; ran local businesses and owned several hotels and other tourism-oriented companies.
According to the available resources, runs smuggling and confident networks. Tolerated by Iranians; provides information against resistance weapons traffickers.
Col. Vahid Namdar
Military commander of Limnos
Colonel Namdar, a career officer of the Iranian Armed Forces in his forties, is Supreme Military Commander of the Limnos task force. During his youth, he took part in The Lions Movement, joined the army and became an airborne officer; he led one of the Nationalist commandos in the Esfahan Coup d’état in 2024. His military record encompasses the Iranian campaign in Europe. In the First Battle of Brno, his airborne regiment assisted in the breakthrough in the NATO defenses. In 2030, he became a staff officer on an unidentified post in the European Theater Command in Izmir. His transfer to Limnos suggests an ongoing important military operation or facility development. According to several sources, Colonel Namdar lately became a subordinate of General Ostad Javeed Attar, one of the chief officers of the Iranian military research and arms production.
Note: General Ostad (title for academics, adopted by NI) Javeed Attar – research director, P8H8 during opposition, Red Pegasus
Gen. Ostad Javeed Attar
CEO of Red Pegasus Engineering