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Category: ARMED FORCES

  • 224th Division
    • Star Wars: The Clone Wars 2008 Animated Series
      • Division of the Grand Army of the Republic. The Voice of the Outer Rim radio broadcast dedicates a song to the med-jumpers of the 224th slugging it out on Mimban. (Season 1 episode Rookies)
  • 256th US Army Air Squadron
  • 2nd Battalion Bravo Marine Squad
  • The 57th Overlanders
    • Serenity 2005 Film
      • a.k.a. the Balls and Bayonets Brigade. Mal and Zoë's unit in the Independent Planets' military.
  • A.E.G.I.S. Troopers
    • The Tick 2016 TV Series
      • Military branch of the A.E.G.I.S. organization. (Season 2 episode A.E.G.I.S. and You)
  • ACS Student Guard
  • The Army Of New Virginia
    • Westworld 2015 TV Series
      • Ex-confederate soldiers that refused to surrender after the war, also known as Confederados (Season 1 episode Contrapasso)
  • The Army Of The Federated West Bloc Alliance
  • The Atlantean Royal Guard
    • The Tick 2016 TV Series
      • Lobstercules reveals to Arthur and The Tick that she used to be a member of the Atlantean Guard from Atlantis. (Season 2 episode Categorically Speaking)
  • The Bad Batch
    • Star Wars: The Clone Wars 2008 Animated Series
      • a.k.a. Clone Force 99, an elite squad of clone troopers with genetic mutations, featuring Crosshair, Tech, Wrecker, Corporal CT-1409, and by the end of the episode, Echo. (Season 7 episode The Bad Batch)
  • Battle Force 2000
    • G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero 1982 Comic Books
      • A military testing and research team, later assigned to the G.I. Joe team. The team's original six members were Avalanche, Blaster, Blocker, Dodger, Knockdown and Maverick. The team first encountered G.I. Joe while stationed in Frusenland. (Issue #68 Cut and Freeze Dried)
  • Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance
    • Resident Evil: The Final Chapter 2016 Film
      • The Jeep that Alice drives in the beginning of the film has a B.S.A.A. sign tinted on it. In the video game series, B.S.A.A. is a major group that fought bioterrorism.
    • Star Wars: Poe Dameron 2016 Comic Books
      • General Leia Organa tasks Poe Dameron with searching for Lor San Tekka and the map to her brother. Dameron forms the ace pilot team known as Black Squadron for the operation.
  • The Chaste
    • The Defenders 2017 TV Series
      • Army loyal to the Iron Fist, that serves K'un-Lun in the war against the Hand. (Episode Royal Dragon)
  • Chechen Martyrs Brigade
  • Cobra Special Forces
    • G.I. Joe: Retaliation 2013 Film
      • When Zartan (as the president) tells the American people that that the Joes went beyond the boundaries of their mission, he says that on his orders, a covert Special Forces unit code named Cobra, terminated them with extreme prejudice.
  • Cowichan River Militia
    • Continuum 2012 TV Series
      • From episode Revolutions Per Minute. Time traveler Brad Tonkin was a member of this militia.
  • Crimson Guardsmen
    • G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero 1982 Comic Books
      • Elite Cobra unit designed to infiltrate various public organizations. a.k.a. The Fred Series, the pastic surgery product line used to produce look alike Crimson Guards, provided by the Arbco Plastic Surgery Center (Issue #36½ A Bad Day at the Circus)
  • D-Squad
    • Star Wars: The Clone Wars 2008 Animated Series
      • a.k.a. Droid Squadron. Mace Windu and the Jedi council assemble a team of droid for a mission capture an encryption module from within the vault of a Separatist dreadnought. (Season 5 episode Secret Weapons)
  • Dead Flesh Four
    • Sky Sharks 2017 Film
      • a military task force assembled from reanimated U.S. soldiers who fell in Vietnam.
  • Dean Force
    • Community 2009 TV Series
      • A.K.A. The Secret Dean Force, The Dean Force, Task Force Dean, His Dean's Secret People. From Season 6 episode 11 Modern Espionage.
  • Death Watch
    • Star Wars: The Clone Wars 2008 Animated Series
      • Mandalorian group that doesn't believe Mandalore's commitment to peace is a sign of progress. Duchess Satine calls them a small group of hooligans who choose to vandalize public places, but they are actually overthrow the government. (Season 2 episode The Mandalore Plot, Season 4 episode A Friend in Need)
  • The Defiance
    • Rick And Morty 2013 Animated Series
      • The slave rebellion that Beth leads, inspired by the Rebellion from Star Wars. (Season 4 episode Star Mort Rickturn of the Jerri)
  • Dishwasher Oppression Empire
  • E.L.F.S.
    • The Santa Clause 1994 Film
      • E.L.F.S. = Effective Liberating Flight Squad. The Santa Clause equivalent of Navy SEALs that are sent to the jail to rescue Scott after he gets arrested.
  • Ecumenical Liberation Army
  • The Eighth Order
    • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine 1993 TV Series
      • On their way to rescue Kira from Cardassia Prime, disguised as the Kobheerian Freighter Rak-Minunis carrying a shipment of Kobheerian toranium intended for military use, Sisko and Garak encounter Gul Benil of the Eighth Order. (Season 3 episode Second Skin)
  • The Emerald Chain
    • Star Trek: Discovery 2017 TV Series
      • Andorian/Orion Syndicate. Admiral Charles Vance is informed that the Cuyahoga is reporting Orion and Andorian vessels in the Sigma Draconis system. It's the Emerald Chain. (Season 3 episode Die Trying) The Emerald Chain attacks Argeth. (Season 3 episode Scavengers)
  • The Eurasian Army
    • 1984 1949 Literature
      • Behind his head on the telescreen there marched the endless columns of the Eurasian army—row after row of solid-looking men with expressionless Asiatic faces, who swam up to the surface of the screen and vanished, to be replaced by others exactly similar. The dull rhythmic tramp of the soldiers' boots formed the background to Goldstein's bleating voice.
  • Fenris Rangers
    • Star Trek: Picard 2019 TV Series
      • Armed force once active in the Qiris sector of the Beta Quadrant. (Season 1 episode Absolute Candor) Seven of Nine is known as the ex-Borg Fenris Ranger from the Delta Quadrant. (Season 1 episode Stardust City Rag)
  • Fighting Hellfish
    • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
      • Abe Simpson's squad in World War II. The fightingest squad in the fightingest company in the third fightingest battalion in the army. (Season 7 episode Raging Abe Simpson and His Grumbling Grandson in The Curse of the Flying Hellfish)
  • The Free American Corps
    • Slaughterhouse-Five 1969 Literature
      • The Americans in the slaughterhouse had a very interesting visitor two days before Dresden was destroyed. He was Howard W. Campbell, Jr., an American who had become a Nazi. Campbell was the one who had written the monograph about the shabby behavior of American prisoners of war. He wasn't doing more research about prisoners now. He had come to the slaughterhouse to recruit men for a German military unit called 'The Free American Corps.' Campbell was the inventor and commander of the unit, which was supposed to fight only on the Russian front.
  • G.I. Jobra
    • Community 2009 TV Series
      • The new named for the combined forces of G.I. Joe and Cobra in Season 5 episode 11 G.I. Jeff
    • G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra 2009 Film
      • Technically, G.I. Joe does not exist, but if it did, it'd be comprised of the top men and women from the best military units in the world, the alpha dogs. When all else fails, we don't.
  • G932
    • Medical Police 2020 TV Series
      • Secret division of the CDC that runs black ops operations designed to combat bioterrorism. No one knows they exist. Not Congress, not the US Embassy, not even the White House.(Season 1 episode Wheels Up)
  • The Golden Army
    • Hellboy II: The Golden Army 2008 Film
      • It is said that at the dawn of time, man, beast and all magical beings lived together under Aidlin, the Father Tree. But man had been created with a hole in his heart, and in his infinite greed, the blood of many an elf, ogre and goblin was spilt in that war with man. King Balor, the king of Elfland, watched the slaughter with dread and despair. But one day, the master of the goblin blacksmiths offered to build the King a golden mechanical army that could not be stopped.
  • Grey Squadron
    • Up 2009 Animated Film
      • Dog fighter pilot crew, with call signs identical to Red Squadron in Star Wars. Because dogs are color blind, Red Squadron was changed to Grey Squadron.
  • The Hill People of Calabasas
    • Future Man 2017 TV Series
      • Wolf returns to a life he doesn't remember. His family cluster tries to figure out what happened to him. One of them suggests he has the sand brain. Was he kidnapped by the Sno-Mads? Was he forced into the Fighting Pits of Goleta? One of them mentions being captured by the The Hill People of Calabasas and forced to watch her previous cluster eaten alive. (Season 2 episode A Wolf in the Torque)
  • The Hive
  • The Hynerian Navy
    • Farscape 1999 TV Series
      • Military branch of Rygel's Hynerian Empire. (Season 1 episode Throne for a Loss)
  • The Ilanic Corps
  • Imperial Army
    • Solo: A Star Wars Story 2018 Film
      • Branch of the Imperial military that Han mentions to Beckett on Mimban: "I just couldn't help but notice you're wearing a uniform pock-full of laser burns. So either you heal real quick or you stole it off a dead man. You're not Imperial Army. You're thieves here to steal equipment for a job and I want in."
  • International Legacy Squadron
    • Independence Day: Resurgence 2016 Film
      • The International Legacy Squadron is an Earth Space Defense squadron that was comprised of the best pilots from the various countries that formed the ESD.
  • Iron Cross Army
  • Jizzadrean Kill Squad
    • Future Man 2017 TV Series
      • a.k.a. JKS . Elite tactical unit. Genetic enhanced, degraded empathy. More machine than human, really. They will cut your nuts clean off. (Season 1 episode A Blowjob Before Dying)
    • Planes: Fire & Rescue 2014 Animated Film
      • a.k.a. VFA-103, a US Navy Fighter Squadron, part of Carrier Air Wing CVW-7 assigned to US Navy Nimitz-class aircraft supercarrier USS Dwight D. Flysenhower (CVN-81). Based on the Jolly Rogers squadron.
  • J'har Rebels
    • Alien 1979 Film
      • Parker captured by J'har Rebels during Torin Prime Civil War. Imprisoned at Concentration Camp GR-161 from August 1, 2107 to February 21, 2108. Establishes underground black market for POWs. (Nostromo Crew Profile for J.T. Parker, The Alien Legacy DVD)
  • Killers R Us
  • Kobliad Security
    • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine 1993 TV Series
      • Kobliad Law enforcement agency sent to Deep Space Nine to monitor a shipment of deuridium, a rare element from the Gamma Quadrant en route to the Kobliad homeworld. (Season 1 episode Dax)
  • Kohn-Ma
    • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine 1993 TV Series
      • Kira's old friend Tahna Los, member of the Bajoran terrorist organization Kohn-Ma, an extreme splinter group from the old Bajoran Underground, is chased by Cardassians into Bajoran space. (Season 1 episode Past Prologue)
  • League of Superheroes
    • The Tick 2001 TV Series
      • League that The Tick and Arthur want to join and Captain Liberty wants to sue for discrimination. (Episode The Big Leagues)
  • Lucian Alliance
    • Stargate Universe 2009 TV Series
      • A human coalition made up from various Milky Way planets, formed in the power vacuum left behind when the Goa'uld were defeated. They're criminals mostly, a street gang with starships.
  • Maine Territorial Guard
    • The Mist 2017 TV Series
      • Fictional version of Maine State Guard. Fliers dropped around town that say help is coming. (Episode The Devil You Know)
  • The Maquis
    • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine 1993 TV Series
      • Human resistance group fighting against the new treaty between the United Federation of Planets and the Cardassian Union, which ordered the resettlement of millions all over the newly formed Demilitarized Zone. (Season 2 episode The Maquis, Part 1) Thomas Riker posing as Will Riker steals the Defiant to support the Maquis in the Badlands. (Season 3 episode Defiant)
  • MCU
    • X-Men: Dark Phoenix 2019 Film
      • a.k.a. The Mutants Control Agency, the special forces team that captures the mutants near the end of the film.
  • MegaForce
    • MegaForce 1982 Film
      • Phantom Army of super elite fighting men whose weapons are the most powerful science can devise.
  • Melmac Orbit Guard
    • ALF 1986 TV Series
      • Military unit that ALF was assigned to before his planet blew up - and the reason he was not on it when it did. Motto: To guard the orbits whether they need it or not. (Season 1 episode Help Me, Rhonda)
  • The Menshevikistas
  • Metal Militia
    • Metallica 1981 Music
      • Metal Militia by Metallica (from Kill 'Em All). Thunder and lightning the gods take revenge . Senseless destruction . Victims of fury are cowardly now . Running for safety . Stabbing the harlot to pay for her sins . Lea
  • Minutemen
    • Watchmen 2009 Film
      • Group of masked adventurers founded in 1939, featuring Captain Metropolis, Silk Spectre, Hooded Justice, Nite Owl, Silhouette, Dollar Bill, Mothman and The Comedian.
  • The Montana Militia
    • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
      • When Bart charges Homer $3 for delivering the mail to the couch, Homer pays him in money printed by the Montana Militia. Bart: "Hey, this isn't real money, it's printed by the Montana Militia." Homer: It'll be real soon enough." (Season 11 episode Kill the Alligator and Run)
  • MRF
    • Arrested Development 2003 TV Series
      • What at first appears to be a Mexican militia group that seizes George Bluth's land (Father B's Colony) turns out to be the Mexican Romney Family, as in Mitt Romney (Season 5)
  • N.S.E.A.
    • Galaxy Quest 1999 Film
      • National Space Exploration Administration. Galaxy Quest version of Starfleet.
  • The New Southern Cross
    • Westworld 2015 TV Series
      • Major Craddock: "The only commander I follow is Colonel Brigham of the New Southern Cross." (Season 2 episode Reunion)
  • The Night Creepers
    • G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero 1982 Comic Books
      • A syndicate of high tech ninjas (Issue #107 Enter the Night Creepers) The Night Creepers attack Destro in order to collect Cobra Commander's bounty. (Issue #117 Escape from Castle Destro)
  • The Order Of Trinity
    • Tomb Raider 2018 Film
      • An ancient militant organization that seeks control over the supernatural to rule the fate of mankind
  • Pan Pacific Defense Corps
    • Pacific Rim 2013 Film
      • a.k.a. PPDC, Organization created by the United Nations representing twenty-one countries across the Pacific Rim, designed to defeat the Kaiju.
  • Pangea Navy
    • The Bobiverse 2016 Literature
      • After passing the War Measures Act, The humans on the planet Pangea wage war against Starfleet with the Pangea Navy. (Heaven's River)
  • Peacekeeper Icarian Company, Pleisar Regiment
  • Peacekeeper Special Directorate
  • Perseus Squadron
    • The Tick 2016 TV Series
      • Overkill's new A.E.G.I.S. sanctioned squad after the destruction of the original Flag-5 (Season 2 episode A.E.G.I.S. and You)
  • The Procyon Insurrection
    • Dark Matter 2015 TV Series
      • a.k.a. The Insurrection. A rebel faction fighting against the Galactic Authority. (Season 1)
  • Project: Shave
    • The Tick 1994 Animated Series
      • Top secret military team created to destroy "the moustache" - a cross between Nick Fury and Charlie's Angels (Season 3 episode 1 That Mustache Feeling)
  • The Proletariat League Of Defense
  • Rapier Squadron
    • Star Wars: Before The Awakening 2015 Literature
      • Following altercations with First Order forces at Suraz and OR-Kappa-2722, New Republic Commander Poe Dameron defects to the Resistance alongside members of his X-Wing team, Rapier Squadron.
  • Reavers
    • Firefly 2002 TV Series
      • A cannibalistic group of nomadic humans that have become savage and animalistic.
    • NewsRadio 1995 TV Series
      • Catherine reads a news report referring to the events of Star Wars Episode 4 A New Hope: "Tragedy struck today in Sector 9 as rebel terrorists blew up the Death Star, killing thousands. The rebel alliance, a fringe group of anti-Empire fanatics has claimed responsibility for the terrorist act. Fortunately, Lord Vader escaped without harm. Our hearts go out to the families of the victims.” (Season 3 episode Space, the episode that imagines WNYX is located on a space station)
  • Red Eye Knights
    • Spaceballs 1987 Film
      • When Lone Starr, Barf, Princess Vespa, and Dot Matrix meet Yogurt in the temple, Barf asks Yogurt if he is the leader of the Red Eye Knights, and the possessor of the Force. Yogurt replies that it's not him, but Sir Alec Guinness, who played Obi-wan Kenobi in Star Wars. (R.L. Stine's novelization)
    • Star Wars: Bloodline 2017 Literature
      • Shortly after her resignation, Leia Organa officially forms a paramilitary group dubbed the Resistance alongside former New Republic Admiral Gial Ackbar to combat the threat of the Empire's return when the New Republic will not.
    • Future Man 2017 TV Series
      • Earth 2162. The human race is on the brink of extinction. The Biotics, a super race immune to disease, have released a deadly virus killing nearly all of Earth's 40 billion inhabitants. What's left of humanity hangs on by a thread, defended by a small army known as the Resistance. (Pilot episode)
  • RUF The Freedom Fighters
    • Lord Of War 2005 Film
      • According to Yuri, all of the factions in Africa give themselves these honorable names, like Liberation-This and Patriotic-That...The Democratic republic of something-or-other. If they were honest, he says, it would be more like: The Federation of worse oppressors than the last bunch of oppressors
  • S.H.I.E.L.D.
    • Marvel Comics 1939 Comic Books
      • Supreme Headquarters International Espionage Law-enforcement Division, or Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistics Directorate
    • Iron Man 2008 Film
      • Agent Coulson seeks to debrief Mr. Stark surrounding the circumstances of his escape.
    • Iron Man 2 2010 Film
      • Agent Coulson pays Tony Stark a visit and notices Captain America's shield being used to prop up Tony's homemade accelerator.
    • Thor 2011 Film
      • S.H.I.E.L.D. sets up a temporary building around Thor's hammer Mjolnir, and later takes all of Jane Foster's research.
    • Thor: The Dark World 2013 Film
      • Darcy called S.H.I.E.L.D. to alert them of the attack on Greenwich, but they did not believe her and did not help.
    • Iron Man 3 2013 Film
      • J.A.R.V.I.S. includes S.H.I.E.L.D. in the list of sources from which he obtained intelligence regarding The Mandarin.
    • Avengers: Age Of Ultron 2015 Film
      • Nick Fury, Maria Hill and a group of S.H.I.E.L.D. agents bring the Helicarrier to assist the Avengers rescuing Sokovia citizens from Ultron's meteor plan.
    • Ant-Man And The Wasp 2018 Film
      • Hank and Ghost's father were colleagues at S.H.I.E.L.D., investigating quantum research together, until he dared to disagree with the great Hank Pym and Hank had him fired and discredited (according to Ghost).
    • Avengers: Endgame 2019 Film
      • While in 2012, Captain America encounters the elite military S.H.I.E.L.D. S.T.R.I.K.E. unit that's secretly working for HYDRA in an elevator.
    • Avengers: Endgame 2019 Film
      • While in 2012, Captain America encounters the elite military S.H.I.E.L.D. S.T.R.I.K.E. unit that's secretly working for HYDRA in an elevator.
  • Sammy Company
    • Cheers 1982 TV Series
      • Fake military battalion from joke Sam makes about finally having sex with Rebecca - "I think Sammy Company is about to invade France" (Season 8 episode 24 Mr. Otis Regrets)
  • Science Patrol
    • Ultraman 1966 TV Series
      • Earth defense force - The organization devoted to fighting the hordes of giant Godzilla-like monsters that were constantly attacking Earth and threatening human civilization.
  • Second Wave
    • 24 2001 TV Series
      • Second Wave was the Middle Eastern terrorist organization which targeted Los Angeles for a nuclear strike during Day 2.
  • The Sixth Order
    • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine 1993 TV Series
      • The Sixth Order commands Outpost 61, suspected to be under attack by the Defiant - however, it is a ruse. The true victim is Outpost 47. (Season 3 episode Defiant)
  • Skull Squadron
    • Star Wars Rebels 2014 Animated Series
      • Squadron of Mandalorian Protectors who assisted the Galactic Republic during the Clone Wars from Season 2 episode The Protector of Concord Dawn.
  • Snake Resistance
    • Rick And Morty 2013 Animated Series
      • Armed force on Snake Planet that rises up to fight the evil space snake corporation SerpaCorp, , parody of The Terminator's Cyberdine. (Season 4 episode Rattlesnake Ricklactica)
  • Sno-Mads
    • Future Man 2017 TV Series
      • Wolf returns to a life he doesn't remember. His family cluster tries to figure out what happened to him. One of them suggests he has the sand brain. Was he kidnapped by the Sno-Mads? Was he forced into the Fighting Pits of Goleta? One of them mentions being captured by the The Hill People of Calabasas and forced to watch her previous cluster eaten alive. (Season 2 episode A Wolf in the Torque)
  • SPECTRE
    • Thunderball 1965 Film
      • Terrorist organization SPECTRE steals two NATO atomic bombs and holds the world to ransom for £100 million in diamonds, in exchange for not destroying the city of Miami.
    • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine 1993 TV Series
      • Following the end of the Cardassian occupation of the planet Bajor, the new Bajoran provisional government invites the United Federation of Planets to partner in administering the abandoned Cardassian space station in orbit around Bajor, formerly known as Terok Nor, as a first step toward Bajor eventually joining the Federation. Moving forward, the space station is known as Deep Space Nine and managed by a primarily Starfleet crew. (Season 1 episode Emissary)
  • Strike-Team Thunder-Kill Alpha: Hard Target
    • Brooklyn Nine-Nine 2013 TV Series
      • "Strike team that kills thunder and puts its colon on hard targets." Strike team Jake mentions, that he begged Captain Holt to provide funding for. (Season 4 episode The Last Ride)
  • Tarkan Freedom Fighters
    • Farscape 1999 TV Series
      • Armed soldiers the crew encounters. (Season 4 episode Lava's a Many Splendored Thing)
  • TelAmerican Army
    • Workaholics 2011 TV Series
      • Ders' slogan to recruit college students to TelAmeriCorp at the job fair. "Where the front line is the landline" (Season 5 episode Dorm Daze)
  • Templars
    • The Ice Pirates 1984 Film
      • The evil Templars from the planet Mithra have gained control of all the water that's left in the galaxy
  • Tulgana IV Space Traffic Control
  • United Americas Outer Rim Defense Fleet
    • Alien 1979 Film
      • Military protecting the United Americas, a new American country in the future. (Nostromo Crew Profiles, The Alien Legacy DVD)
  • United Earth Defense Force
    • Star Trek: Discovery 2017 TV Series
      • When the Discovery returns to Earth in the future, they are greeted by Captain Ndoye and the United Earth Defense Force, protecting the planet from dilithium pirates. (Season 3 episode People of Earth)
  • United Earth Military Assault Command Operation
    • Star Trek Beyond 2016 Film
      • Balthazar Edison's record goes back to way before the Federation even existed, to this off world combat team, also known as M.A.C.O.
  • Ustar Regiment
    • Farscape 1999 TV Series
      • When Larraq orders Aeryn to identify herself, she claims to be part of the Ustar Regiment, special duty assignment. (Season 1 episode A Bug's Life)
  • The White Brigade
    • Max Headroom 1987 TV Series
      • Guerrilla group dedicated to neo-radicalistic anarchy-syndicalism (Season 1 episode episode War)
  • Xanthian Army
    • Role Models 2008 Film
      • Augie invites Danny to be in the Xanthian Army in his role-playing L.A.I.R.E. game.

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