Star Frontiers Revisited
Peace Keeper Battalions
In the wake of the food riots on Pale and as a response to the growing independence movement on Cygnus Omicron IX (New Pale). The government has passed an order authorizing the creation of Peace Keeper Battalions which are quasi police and quasi military formations filled by drafted unemployed, criminals, and mercenaries. The mercenaries used as officers and training cadres and are well paid. The rank an file are largely ill trained and disciplined. These formations are deployed to prevent the outbreak of further rioting and its been proposed to use them to bring the agitators on New Pale into line.