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Spartan-III Gamma Company Training Program

Operation Jovian Whistle

Mark-G313, Spartan-III Gamma Company member, shown during Operation: JOVIAN WHISTLE.




Spartan-III Gamma Company was the last of three Spartan-III companies to be recruited, trained, and put into service.  Their training began in 2545, after being recruited as children orphaned by the war.  Gamma Company, like all Spartan-III companies, were trained on the planet Onyx, which lasted for six years until they received their augmentations at the end of their training.  Gamma company stands out from the first two Spartan-III companies for training an additional year after their augmentations, and receiving additional mind-altering drugs during the augmentation process that allowed them to better survive in combat.  The Spartan-III program was run by former Spartan-II Kurt-051, and Senior Chief Petty Officer Franklin Mendez.  Spartan-IIIs were known for being a cheaper version of the Spartan-II program, which included wearing Semi-Powered Infiltration (SPI) armor instead of the MJOLNIR that Spartan-IIs wore.

Notable Spartans of Gamma Company were Ash-G099, Mark-G313, and Olivia-G291, all of which have been incorporated into a Ferret team lead by Veta Lopis.



These events are depicted in the novel Halo: Ghosts of Onyx.


Earlier Event: January 21
Operation: IRON FIST
Later Event: January 10
Invasion of Draco III