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ONI//S3 DATA NODE ONE
Posted By: IESUproductions<iesuproductions@gmail.com>
Date: 8 October 2011, 5:20 am


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OFFICE OF NAVAL INTELLIGENCE/SECTION 3
DUE DILLIGENCE REPORT - A340021
0623 HOURS, AUGUST 14, 2552
CLASSIFIED TOP-SECRET
COMM-SCRIBED/PTS 9386-9

00834-19223-HS//ADM PARANGOSKY, MARGRET OLIANDA
00230-00923-MP//VADM STANFORTH, HIRONYMOUS MICHAEL

RE: OPERATION: RED FLAG

This is a requisition order for Gray Team to report for debriefing at CASTLE Base on Reach immediately. I'm aware that they're otherwise occupied, but in order for this op to work we need every SPARTAN still breathing on the ground.

I know I'm breaking protocol here. But understand, I can't afford not to. Reach is on fire. The Covenant found us, and now the planet is indefensible. This is our last best chance to stem the tide of humanity's annihilation.

I'm begging you. Harold. Do whatever you have to do. Drag them in by their ears if you have to. The fact that Gray isn't here already turns my damn knuckles white. If you get them here we'll have just enough manpower to make RED FLAG viable. If you don't, it'll mean the end of all things. The extinction of our species. Please help.

- P

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OFFICE OF NAVAL INTELLIGENCE/SECTION 3
DUE DILLIGENCE REPORT - A340021
0623 HOURS, AUGUST 14, 2552
CLASSIFIED TOP-SECRET
COMM-SCRIBED/PTS 9386-9

00834-19223-HS//VADM STANFORTH, HIERONYMOUS MICHAEL
00230-00923-MP//ADM PARANGOSKY, MARGRET OLIANDA

RE: OPERATION: RED FLAG

To whom it may concern,

Greetings citizen. You recently submitted a request for the requisition of military assets. You however failed to produce the necessary CX-H1223 set of requisition forms. These forms help to maintain a safe and efficient work environment for ONI personnel. Please resubmit your request according to the correct protocols(Your?)Wait Signal Trap-10Cond. Wait-1244(Your?)Wait Relative(MP,MAP,NP?)-47Supercondition-236Supercondition-Data-144SIERRA499 LOC LINK 0x2F276388

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OFFICE OF NAVAL INTELLIGENCE/SECTION 3
DUE DILLIGENCE REPORT - A340021
0623 HOURS, AUGUST 15, 2552
CLASSIFIED TOP-SECRET
COMM-SCRIBED/PTS 9386-9

00834-19223-HS//ADM PARANGOSKY, MARGRET OLIANDA
00230-00923-MP//VADM STANFORTH, HIRONYMOUS MICHAEL

RE: OPERATION: RED FLAG

WHAT THE [[REDACTED]]!?!?!?

I send you a line begging for help from a warzone and I get back a damn form letter from a dumb AI with your signature?! Where the hell are you? We need those SPARTANS! If you don't do something, if I even survive out here, then you and I are never speaking again!

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OFFICE OF NAVAL INTELLIGENCE/SECTION 3
DUE DILLIGENCE REPORT - A340021
0623 HOURS, AUGUST 15, 2552
CLASSIFIED TOP-SECRET
COMM-SCRIBED/PTS 9386-9

00654-00403-JA//COL ACKERSON, JAMES EDWARD
00230-00923-MP//ADM PARANGOSKY, MARGRET OLIANDA

RE: OPERATION: RED FLAG

Admiral Parangosky,

We're sorry. I'm supposed to tell you that the Office of Naval Intelligence formally apologizes for the coding error that resulted in you receiving that form letter. Frankly, we're as caught up in the fall of Reach as you are, and mistakes get made when your in the middle of a damn holocaust. So you're going to have to cut your superiors some slack.

Officially, Grey Team are on official business, and too far out to be easily recalled. That's why their not on Reach, and why you're not getting them. Good news is, nobody on our end is concerned about RED FLAG, so your projections must be off. You've got enough SPARTANS. And even if you don't believe that, your time's running short, so you'll have to make do with what you've got.

From the desk of,
Colonel James Ackerson

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OFFICE OF NAVAL INTELLIGENCE/SECTION 3
DUE DILLIGENCE REPORT - A340021
0623 HOURS, AUGUST 15, 2552
CLASSIFIED TOP-SECRET
COMM-SCRIBED/PTS 9386-9

00834-19223-HS//COL PARANGOSKY, MARGRET OLIANDA
00654-00403-JA//ADM ACKERSON, JAMES EDWARD

RE: OPERATION: RED FLAG

Ackerson,

As much as I appreciate your candor, you need to make your superiors understand what is at stake. You say no one is concerned about RED FLAG? How could they not be concerned about the survival of the human race? I received my projections from Vice Admiral Hieronymus Stanforth, and he's not one to get these things wrong. Speaking of, I'd like very much to talk to him, (assuming he's still alive).

You say that Grey Team is "too far out to be easily recalled"? Well, I happen to know that a SPARTAN team designated "Grey" was stationed on the Pillar of Autumn until very recently. I realize it's likely above your pay grade, but where are they? What could be more important than this? I realize we're all busy, but I think you need to ask some questions of your superiors, Colonel.

Get back to me if you can

- P

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OFFICE OF NAVAL INTELLIGENCE/SECTION 3
DUE DILLIGENCE REPORT - A340021
0623 HOURS, AUGUST 16, 2552
CLASSIFIED TOP-SECRET
COMM-SCRIBED/PTS 9386-9

00834-19223-HS//COL PARANGOSKY, MARGRET OLIANDA
00654-00403-JA//ADM ACKERSON, JAMES EDWARD

RE: OPERATION: RED FLAG

Parangosky,

Thanks for not cussing me out like a sailor (although you're in the Navy, so I can't imagine what else you'd cuss like). I'm not technically at liberty to answer most of your questions, but I can tell you that Harry's still alive. I just talked to him this morning.

Now for the [[REDACTED]] I'm going to get court martialed for: I'm pretty sure Harry's not being allowed to correspond with you. That's what the form letter was. You weren't supposed to question it. This was just supposed to get wrapped up in red tape and left alone. But bluntly I'm glad you didn't do as expected. Somebody needs to rattle the cages of the SPARTAN program for once. So I'm going to tell you what I know, and probably die a horrible, horrible death for it. I just hope it's worth it.

I've done some digging, and I've found some references to a SPARTAN "Gray" Team that was sent on a black-op to Mettisette about 15 years ago. Nobody's heard from them since. I also tracked your "Grey" team that was stationed on the Autumn. I got cut off pretty quick, but according to their trajectories, they were headed towards Onyx.

I know it seems like a stretch, but I don't think the Gray team that went MIA after Mettisette is the same team as the one that was on the Autumn. Partly because the latter was much, much harder to get ahold of. They're ghosts. Buried deeper than anything I've ever seen. Also, notice the change in spelling. "Gray" versus "Grey"? I doubt that's just a typo, and I can't imagine why they'd change it. ONI doesn't take nomenclature lightly.

If you're up to it, I'd like your help to keep digging for this "Grey" team after Reach is either saved or gone, assuming we're both still breathing.

Hit me back
Ackerson

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OFFICE OF NAVAL INTELLIGENCE/SECTION 3
DUE DILLIGENCE REPORT - A340021
0623 HOURS, AUGUST 16, 2552
CLASSIFIED TOP-SECRET
COMM-SCRIBED/PTS 9386-9

XXXXX-XXXXX-CH//[[NAME AND RANK WITHHELD FOR SECURITY PURPOSES}}
00654-00403-JA//ADM ACKERSON, JAMES EDWARD

RE: OPERATION: RED FLAG

Colonel Ackerson,

It has been brought to my direct attention that you've been attempting information on my SPARTANS. Your superiors and I have put up with your vendetta for a long time, but this is the end. Your superiors have rejected my pleas to have you killed outright, so here's what's going to happen.

We're going to be watching you. Every message you send, and every move you make. If we find you doing anything that even suggests conspiracy, you'll find yourself with a bag over your head in front of a firing squad within the hour.

I'm going to try to put this into terms you can understand. You are going to drop this, and you are going to do it now. You are going to sit behind your desk and do exactly as you are told without question. You will not test me. I AM NOT TO BE [[REDACTED]] WITH.

With utmost sincerity
Charlie Hotel
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OFFICE OF NAVAL INTELLIGENCE/SECTION 3
DUE DILLIGENCE REPORT - A340021
0623 HOURS, AUGUST 16, 2552
CLASSIFIED TOP-SECRET
COMM-SCRIBED/PTS 9386-9

00654-19403-JA//COL ACKERSON, JAMES EDWARD
XXXXX-XXXXX-CH//[[NAME AND RANK WITHHELD FOR SECURITY PURPOSES]]

RE: OPERATION: RED FLAG

Understood, Charlie Hotel. I'll just get back to work now.

Oh, and also...

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...And the horse you rode in on.

From the desk of,
Colonel James Ackerson





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