Ghost Squadron

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Ghost Squadron's arm patch.

Ghost Squadron is a black-ops Viper team, introduced in Battlestar Galactica: Ghosts, who are stationed on various battlestars before the Fall of the Twelve Colonies. Ghost Squadron also includes a contingent of Colonial Marines lead by Sergeant Glenn. Overall command iof this unit is in the hands of Captain Alexander Chen.

Prior to the Fall, they are stationed aboard battlestar Therion, and their ship strength includes six Stealth Vipers, two Viper Gunships, and a Raptor Ultra.

During the Battle of Aquaria, they lose 17 persons (7 pilots and 10 Marines) in addition to three ships: 1 Viper, 1 Viper Gunship, and the Raptor Ultra. After Therion's destruction, Captain Chen makes the civilian transport Orion their home base (Battlestar Galactica: Ghosts 14).

Team Members

Rank Name Description
Captain Alexander Chen Leader of the Ghosts who is more than 40 years old. According to Brandon Jerwa, "He’s that stoic kind of guy that inspires complete and total loyalty from his pilots, and he’s also the first to jump in the thick of things during combat." This stems from his experiences on Tauron.
Lieutenant Jorianne Landry Wife of Lt. Myer Castall. Mother of their two children who don't survive the Fall. Runs a Viper Gunship.
Lieutenant Myer Castall Husband of Lt. Jorianne Landry. Father of their two children who don't survive the Fall. Runs a Viper Gunship.
Major[1] Dozil Pennit A Number Two sleeper agent who is activated in the days following the Fall.
Major Falk Member of Ghost Squadron who survives the Battle of Aquaria.
Ryden Impulsive Viper pilot killed during the Battle of Aquaria.
Goedken Viper Gunship operator killed with his co-pilot, Modeen, during the Battle of Aquaria.
Modeen Viper Gunship operator killed with his co-pilot, Goedken, during the Battle of Aquaria.
Arkat Officer killed while attempting to use the Medusa nuke ship against the Cylons.
Yvon Officer killed while attempting to use the Medusa nuke ship against the Cylons.
Sergeant Glenn Marine killed while attempting to use the Medusa nuke ship against the Cylons.
Brasco Pilot of the Raptor Ultra drop ship who is killed when a Number Three destroys the Medusa nuke ship in Aquaria's atmosphere.

References

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  • See Also
    • Ghost|For other articles on "ghost"
    • Squadron|For other articles on "squadron"

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  1. In the public relations material relating to this comic series, including Brandon Jerwa's own interview, Dozil Pennit is referred to as a Captain. However, during Arvin Tyler's conversation with Pennit in Battlestar Galactica: Ghosts 3, Tyler refers to Pennit as "Major".