At the start of the Covenant in 851 BCE, a group of Sangheili who did not agree with the peace being formed with the San'Shyuum, formed around their leader Ussa 'Xellus and escaped to a previously unknown Forerunner construct known as Shield World 0673.
The Blooding Years is the Sangheili term for the civil war that raged for five years on Sanghelios and throughout Sangheili-occupied territories following the end of the Human-Covenant War and disappearance of the San’Shyuum.
Operation: JOVIAN WHISTLE was an operation executed by the UNSC 717th Xeno-Materials Exploitation Battalion to recover a Forerunner ancilla on the human colony world of Gao in the Cordoba system in the early summer 2553.
The Battle of the Prototype Halo Installation was a conflict between Tem'Bhetek, the former Covenant Minister of Preparation Boru'a'Neem, and the Shadow of Intent crew including Rtas 'Vadum and Tul 'Juran.
Operation: RETRIBUTION was an Office of Naval Intelligence mission headed by operative Veta Lopis and her Ferret team to investigate the murder of Vice Admiral Graselyn Tuwa and the kidnapping of her family members on December 6th, 2553.
The Return to Installation 00 was an Office of Naval Intelligence mission undertaken by the UNSC Rubicon to return to the Ark following the Battle of Installation 00 and investigate the status of the facility in August 2554.
Sometime in January 2557, Rion Forge, a post-war salvager, and her ship the Ace of Spades, discover the location of what was left of the Etran Harborage after the destruction of the shield world during the events of the Battle of the Etran Harborage in 2531.
Following discovery of the last known location of the UNSC Spirit of Fire from the Battle of the Etran Harborage, the Office of Naval Intelligence sent the UNSC Taurokado to investigate the system for any information regarding the whereabouts of the lost UNSC warship.
The Battle of Requiem was a conflict between former Covenant forces under the command of Jul 'Mdama, UNSC forces from the UNSC Infinity and Forward unto Dawn, and Promethean forces under command of the Ur-Didact on Forerunner Shield World 0001, also known as Requiem, in July 2557.
The Battle of New Phoenix was a military engagement between the UNSC and Covenant remnant forces under command of Jul 'Mdama in the city of New Phoenix on Earth, immediately after the New Phoenix Incident and the Battle of Installation 03 in July 2557.
The Assassination of Avu Med 'Telcam was an assassination sanctioned by the Office of Naval Intelligence Section Three and carried out by SPARTAN-G059 on the leader of the Servants of the Abiding Truth on former colony world New Llanelli in the Brunel system in January 2558.
The Battle of Kamchatka was a battle between Covenant remnant forces under the leadership of Jul 'Mdama, local Promethean forces under control of Cortana, and the UNSC in the form of Spartan-IV Fireteam Osiris on the planet of Kamchatka in October 2558.
The Battle of Nuusra was a battle between the remnants of Jul 'Mdama's Covenant forces, the Swords of Sanghelios, and Spartan-IV Fireteam Osiris in the sate of Nuusra on the continent Qivro on the Sangheili homeworld of Sanghelios on October 27th, 2558.
The Battle of Sunaion was a battle between the Swords of Sanghelios led by Thel 'Vadam, their allies Fireteam Osiris led by Jameson Locke, the last of Jul 'Mdama's Covenant forces, and the Created forces led by the Warden Eternal in the state of Sunaion on the Sangheili homeworld of Sanghelios.