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THUNDER SQUADRON WSR #27

TO: High Admiral Anahorn Dempsey, Commodore ISDII Challenge
FROM: Lieutenant Commander LegionX, Thunder 2-1 Reporting
DATE: 2021-05-23
SUBJECT: Thunder Squadron Weekly Report #27

SQUADRON NEWS

Welcome Thunder Pilots to this week's report!

This week's report brought to you by LCM LegionX:

Good Afternoon/Evening/Morning Thunder. Welcome to surviving another week, and now let's discuss a few bits of news. First off Congratulations to all who have received their medals from last month's MSE's, new shiny medals to add to your collection which also means it's time to update your uniforms! Our CMDR wanted us to keep up to date with those so let's not slip back to before where uniforms don't get updated for months. Remember that the Tempest Tailoring Tool 3 is w out and being encouraged as the new Uniform maker for all squads, so be sure to update your software too if you haven't already. If you need assistance with Uniform making, know that every week I do check up on the squads uniforms and ATR, and I have a backup folder of everyone's uniform as they should be. So if you need help to make sure your uniform is correct, or need help entirely with making your uniforms, send me an email or a DM in discord and I will be more than happy to help you.

Congratulations are in order for LC Shadowclaw who achieved a Palpatine Crescent, CM Dynamus for achieving his first Bronze Star of the empire, and LT Green for receiving his first imperial Security Medal. Free rounds of Chaquilla for them all!
In further news, Squad (Re)Mobilization is coming to a close tomorrow so unless anyone here has any last minute miracles they want to perform, we are pretty much locked in. We will be awaiting word from LC Shadowclaw on his return on his opinion on how we fared during this exercise.

Also, thank you to all who answered the check up email I sent out earlier. For those that didn't don't panic, I will be sending you emails here shortly.

COMPETITIONS AND EVENTS

Thunder Trivia:

One trivia question, for a total of four questions during the weekday - points awarded to all, and whoever has most points at the end of the week wins an IS-BR.

Every month, the highest scoring pilot wins an IS-SR, and every pilot with 40 points or more wins an extra IS-BR.

Additionally, there are incentive IS-BRs awarded at 50, 100, 250 and every further 250 points


TIE Corps Exercise: Squadron (Re)Mobilization 3:

== Assignment ==

All TIE Corps squadrons are assigned the following tasks:

Complete 30 battles from the Battle Center
Complete 10 battles from the Battle Center with a score at least 59.50% of the battle's high score
Complete 50 free missions from the Battle Center
Complete 25 free missions from the Battle Center with at least 59.50% of the high score
Set 5 new mission or battle high scores
Submit 30 battle or mission reviews with at least 30 words each, must have completed the mission or battle within the last 30 days
Earn 100 Legions of Combat
Earn 250 Legions of Skirmish
In five separate SC and/or SWS matches, have at least one player that scores 15 or more player kills (LoC not required)
Earn 10 Legions of Combat with another EH member on the opposing team
Earn 25 Legions of Combat with another EH member on your team
Earn 25 Legions of Skirmish with another EH member on your team
Complete 15 IU courses
Submit 4000 words of fiction divided into as many separate pieces as you'd like
== Admirals ==

TIE Corps and Emperor's Hammer admirals aren't normally assigned to squadrons, so they wouldn't have a unit to participate with. This time, we'll be treating all admirals as being assigned to Avenger Squadron. Avenger will be assigned all the same tasks and be eligible for all the same rewards as the other squadrons, minus the objective and fighter changes.

Note: Admirals with a squadron assignment from a dual-profile setup will participate with that squadron, not Avenger.

== Rewards ==

"Participant" is defined as any pilot that makes at least one submission that contributes to any of the tasks listed above.

5 tasks completed - Squadron may change its Objective, all participants awarded an IS-BW
7 tasks completed - Squadron may change its Objective and its fighters to any Tier 1 ships, all participants awarded an IS-BW
9 tasks completed - Squadron may change its Objective and its fighters to any Tier 1 or Tier 2 ships, all participants awarded an IS-SW
11 tasks completed - Squadron may change its Objective and its fighters to any Tier 1, Tier 2, or Tier 3 ships, all participants awarded an IS-GW
First squadron to complete 11 tasks - TUA for all participants from that squadron
Second squadron to complete 11 tasks - MUA for all participants from that squadron
Third squadron to complete 11 tasks - MUA for all participants from that squadron
== Notes ==

Each individual pilot may only complete a battle, mission, or IU course once for credit towards the tasks listed above.

Submissions that satisfy conditions presented in multiple tasks will count towards all of those tasks. For example, completing a battle that with a new mission high score and an overall score of 75% of the battle high score would count towards all three related tasks.

== Starfighter Tiers ==

Tier 1 - TIE Fighter, TIE Interceptor, TIE Bomber, Assault Gunboat, TIE Heavy, TIE Striker, TIE Reaper. Infiltration squadrons only: A-Wing, X-Wing, Y-Wing, Z-95. Note: New Republic fighters like the RZ-2 A-Wing and T-70 X-Wing are NOT included.
Tier 2 - TIE Advanced, TIE Defender, Missile Boat Mk.I, Missile Board Mk.II, TIE Phantom Mk.I, TIE Raptor, Scimitar Assault Bomber. Infiltration squadrons only: B-Wing, T-Wing, V-Wing Mk.II.
Tier 3 - TIE Dragon and Spectre Advanced Missile Boat. Infiltration squadrons only: Shadow Class Y-Wing and E-Wing.

TIE Corps in Battle Season Three:

One battle each from TIE, XvT, and XWA will be assigned monthly. Pilots will fly the battles and submit their pilot files through the database normally. The TCCOM receives a copy of all BSFs, so neither pilot files nor BSFs need to be forwarded to the TCCOM unless the submission gets queued in the database. In the case of a queued submission, send the pilot file to the TCCOM.

The pilot with the highest score each month in each platform will earn 8 points. The next highest score will earn 7, the next highest 6, then 5, then 4 and so on. All submissions will earn at least 3 points. Any mission high scores will earn 1 bonus point and any battle high scores will earn 2 bonus points. High scores are determined at the time the BSF was submitted on a first-come, first-serve basis. However, both pilots will receive the bonus points if a processed high score is overtaken later by another pilot. Points will accumulate for the season for more awards and the overall top pilot will also receive the title TIE Corps Battlemaster.

The points earned by each pilot will also be added to their squadron's total and their ship's total. At the end of the season, the participants from top three squadrons and the top ship earn awards.

Lasts until 30 June

SP Ace of the TIE Corps 2021:


Every Single Player mission flown earns the pilot a point on the Kill Board and the top three pilots at the end of the month earn medals. Yearly, the top four pilots earn medals.

Each mission only counts once for the year, but missions flown in previous years can be reflown for points on the Kill Board (but not additional FCHG points). The Kill Board statistics on the TIE Corps website are final.

IS-GW/SW/BW for top 3 monthly, at the end of the year the top 4 pilots win IS-PW/GW/SW/BW. The top pilot at the end of the year also receives the title of SP Ace of the TIE Corps 2021.

lasts until 31 Dec

Trivia for the Challenged:

One trivia question every weekday - points awarded to all, and whoever has most points at the end of the week wins an IS-BR.
Every month, the highest scoring pilot wins an IS-SR, and every pilot with 40 points or more wins an extra IS-BR.
Additionally there are incentive IS-BRs awarded at 50, 100, 250 and every further 250 points.

Dempsey's Weekly Screenshots:

Each report will feature a movie screenshot as usual. Be the first to send the correct answer to the TC mailing list and the IS-BR is yours.

Check out: The Competition Center - For the latest!




Thunder Trivia Answers Week 10

What is the canonical name of the pilot in Star Wars: TIE Fighter Maarek Stele
The Pilot received the same rank as Anain Skywalker, which is called what?
Tan
What did the pilot have that got the attention of The Secret Order of the Emperor? (Bonus: what did the pilot do to further achieve attention?) He is Force Sensitive / Saved Emperor Palpatine
What Discrepancy did the TIE fighter game have about the Pilot in regards to his rank in The Secret Order of the Emperor? Earn additional ranks other than Emperor's Hand

Week 20 victor - LT Green

SQUADRON ACTIVITY

FLIGHT I - TIE PHANTOM MK.1
Nickname: Thunder Warriors - "Bring the Thunder"

Thunder CMDR: LC Tygra Shadowclaw

Email/Discord
Earned Palpatine Crescent (PC)

Thunder 1-2: LT Crawl

Quiet

Thunder 1-3: LT Papibaquigrafo00

Quiet

Thunder 1-4: LT Chapel Campbell

Email / Discord

FLIGHT II - TIE PHANTOM MK.1
Nickname: Lightning Raiders - "Feel the Thunder"

Thunder 2-1: LCM LegionX

Admin work for squadron
Ran THUNDER TRIVIA #20
Writing Thunder WSR #27
Uniform Updated
Earned Palpatine Crescent (PC)
Earned IS-BR

Thunder 2-2: LCM Mo Kongo

Email / Discord

Thunder 2-3: LCM Mazr Donir

Email / discord

Thunder 2-4: LT The Dice Goblin

Email/Discord

FLIGHT III - TIE PHANTOM MK.1
Nickname: Rolling Thunder - "Fear the Thunder"

Thunder 3-1: CM Dynamus

Email/Discord
Participated in THUNDER TRIVIA #20
Earned Bronze Star of the Empire (BS)

Thunder 3-2: CM Aval

Quiet

Thunder 3-3: COL Impulse

Email / Discord

Thunder 3-4: LT Green

Email/Discord
Winner of THUNDER TRIVIA #20
Earned an Imperial Security Medal (ISM)


ROSTER


Thunder Squadron - Assassination
of Wing X of the ISDII Challenge




COMMANDER Lieutenant Colonel Tygra Shadowclaw (tygra.shadowclaw@gmail.com)
NICKNAME Stormbringers
MOTTO "Swift, Silent, Deadly"
WEBSITE http://wiki.emperorshammer.org/Thunder_Squadron ; http://thunder.isdchallenge.org/
MESSAGE BOARD http://discord.com/invite/MSxYV8a
REPORTS https://tc.emperorshammer.org/showreport.php?id=1&nid=40
BATTLEBOARD https://tc.emperorshammer.org/battleboard.php?sqn=40

uniform patch


FLIGHT I - TIE PHANTOM MK.I
Nickname: Thunder Warriors
Motto: "You've been Thunderstruck"
[1] LC Tygra Shadowclaw
(tygra.shadowclaw@gmail.com)
[2] LT Veritas Crawl
(veritas.crawl@gmail.com)
[3] LT Papibaquigrafo00
(marciormariano@gmail.com)
[4] LT Chapel Campbell
(chapel976@gmail.com)



FLIGHT II - TIE PHANTOM MK.I
Nickname: Lightning Raiders
Motto: "Feel the Thunder"
[5] LCM LegionX
(lgx0173@gmail.com)
[6] LCM Mo Kongo
(laconius102@gmail.com)
[7] LCM Mazr Donir
(dashd13@gmail.com)
[8] LT The Dice Goblin
(dwatkins2112202@gmail.com)



FLIGHT III - TIE PHANTOM MK.I
Nickname: Rolling Thunder
Motto: "Fear the Thunder"
[9] CM Dynamus
(wgusgomez@gmail.com)
[10] CM Aval
(charles.l.young@mail.com)
[11] COL Impulse
(impulse_eh@yahoo.com)
[12] LT Green
(themrgreenshowttv@gmail.com)


COMMANDERS CORNER

WORDS FROM OUR CMDR, MAJ Tygra Shadowclaw:
I will be depending on the Flight leaders to step up. You're in a position of leadership which means you have some additional duties beyond that of a standard Flight member. For those that haven't taken the TIE CORE course from the Imperial Academy, please do so. By not taking it you will limit yourselves to the Rank of Lieutenant and no higher. The course is not difficult and can be done in 30 minutes.


Words from the LCM:

So now we are coming to an end with Squad re:Mob, we will be pushing forwards with other squad based competitions to help with squadron activity. My own personal goal is to help increase activity, but I understand that real life is still a thing and needs to be taken care of first. As long as you keep in contact with either myself, CM Dynamus, or LC Shadowclaw (when he returns from his move) you'll be fine. That said, I hope to hear from you this week and look forward to participation in these future competitions and exercises.


FL-SQXO/LCM LegionX/Thunder 2-1/Wing X/ISDII Challenge
BS/ISM/MoI/IS-1SW-2SR-6BR/LoC-CSx3-Rx2/LoS-TS-Rx2/CoB [Certified] [Private 1ST] {TCCORE-SM/5}

Assassins

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