Virujansi Rarified Air CavalryAlliance to Restore the RepublicAlliance Starfighter CommandBlue Squadron Via AP news wire. Eric Holder, President Barack Obama's first attorney general, had also previously been a Superior Court judge. , Antoc Merrick, portrayed by Ben Daniels, is a character created for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the first installment in the Star Wars Anthology Series, which was released on December 16, 2016.  The first footage of Merrick was revealed in the Celebration Europe reel on July 15, 2016. , On page 170 of the 2016 reference book Star Wars: Rogue One: The Ultimate Visual Guide, Merrick was erroneously referred to as Davits Draven.. , General Antoc Merrick worried that General Davits Draven was too pragmatic and thus likely to forget the human variables when making his cold calculations. 1.82 meters  When the entirety of the Massassi starfighter squadrons were scrambled, Merrick had authority over all other squadron leaders. 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Federal Appeals Court Judge Merrick Garland, a former nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, has been tapped by the incoming Biden administration to be attorney general… Prior to the outbreak of the Galactic Civil War, Merrick served as the flight leader of his homeworld's Planetary defense forces, which was known as the Virujansi Rarified Air Cavalry. In another, Merrick compiled all information from Rebel Intelligence on the differing models of the TIE line the rebellion faced, including Grand Admiral Thrawn's TIE Defender. WILMINGTON, Del. Died Wookieepedia is a FANDOM Movies Community. — President-elect Joe Biden introduced Merrick Garland as his pick for attorney general on Thursday, turning to an experienced judge to help de-politicize the Justice Department and restore the rule of law after what he described as four years of … Prior to the outbreak of the Galactic Civil War, Merrick served as the flight leader of his homeworld's planetary defense force, known as the Rarified Air Cavalry. Antoc Merrick was born in 46 BBY on Virujansi. As an intelligence chief, Draven commanded a staff, but those who reported to him were normally lone operators, in contrast to Merrick's squadrons of pilots who committed themselves to cooperation and unit cohesion. President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday formally announced he will nominate Judge Merrick Garland as his attorney general, as well as other key nominations to the Justice Department. President-elect Joe Biden formally introduced Judge Merrick Garland to serve as attorney general and announced other top appointments to the Justice Department on … , Merrick sent multiple reports to Mon Mothma discussing the uses and details of ships both within the rebellion and those they fought against. Their hardware and handling was much like a bush hopper from Virujansi, Merrick's homeworld. Male Once finished, remove this notice. Antoc Merrick commands Yavin 4’s starfighters before the Battle of the Death Star, flying as Blue Leader. Biographical information President-elect Joe Biden is set to name Garland as Attorney General. Please update the article to reflect recent events, and remove this template when finished. He viewed the offer as hollow and the Empire's TIE forces as unimaginative compared to the Rebel Alliance's starfighter squadrons, which demonstrated greater unit coherence and piloting ability. When the alliance received word of Rogue One's infiltration of Scarif, Merrick and Blue Squadron, along with the entire starfighter wing at Base One, scrambled to provide assistance. 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Alongside friend and fellow pilot Garven Dreis, Merrick instead opted for early retirement, left Virujansi, and sought out membership with the Rebel Alliance.  His name was revealed on October 15, 2016 by Entertainment Weekly in an exclusive trading card from Star Wars: Card Trader. Local military forces loyal to the old regime were effectively disbanded, and the pilots of the Air Cavalry were extended invitations to join the Imperial Navy. In one, Merrick reported the use of UT-60D U-wing starfighter/support craft as a troop transport on Mantooine in the Atrivis sector. President-elect Joe Biden named Merrick Garland as his nominee for attorney general, the transition team said Thursday. He contributed in the decisions to cycle the U-wing out of escort duty, and use X-wings as the backbone of Starfighter Command. >> Biden to name Merrick Garland as attorney general, reports say Garland graduated from Harvard College in 1974 and from Harvard Law School in 1977. , Antoc Merrick was born in 46 BBY on Virujansi. [Source], Antoc Merrick was a human male ace pilot who served as a General in the Alliance to Restore the Republic. , Serving on the rebel council allowed Merrick to play an essential and influential role in the early rebellion. Understanding they were often overlooked yet vital assets to the rebellion, Merrick pledged his support and expressed his admiration for them, stating that he assigned them specifically to U-wings as he knew they were all above the boasting of "hot shot" X-wing pilots. Parts of this article have been identified as no longer being up to date. Fair However, in the ensuing battle, Merrick was shot down by a TIE striker, resulting in his death. Please upload a relevant canonical image, and place it here. President-elect Joe Biden has chosen Merrick Garland as his Attorney General. Blue Squadron entered combat above Scarif in conjunction with the Rebel Fleet led by Admiral Raddus. , Merrick felt particularly protective of the U-wing pilots, and cared deeply for all under his command. Joe Biden has announced Merrick Garland as his pick for attorney general, saying the federal appeals court judge and three others he has selected for senior Justice Department positions will “restore the independence” of the agency and faith in the rule of law.  Merrick was in command of all starfighter squadrons at the Rebel's base on Dantooine, and then later on at Base One on Yavin 4. 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Biden to name judge Merrick Garland as attorney general — WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden has selected Merrick Garland, a federal appeals court judge who in 2016 was snubbed by Republicans for a seat on the Supreme Court, as his attorney general, two people familiar with the selection process said Wednesday. , As a pilot of the Rebel Alliance, Antoc Merrick wore a blue flight suit with a white, blue and yellow helmet. 46 BBY, Virujansi Eye color President-elect Joe Biden's pick for attorney general will be Judge Merrick Garland, three Democratic sources confirmed to Fox News. General Merrick. Merrick then led Blue Squadron's X-wings and U-wings through the Shield Gate to provide air support to the pathfinders on Scarif's surface. WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden has selected Merrick Garland, a federal appeals court judge who in 2016 was snubbed by Republicans for a seat on the Supreme Court, as his attorney general, two people familiar with the selection process said Wednesday. Neither Merrick nor Garven Dreis would fly anything but the X-wings in combat. Having logged hundreds of hours at the controls of a U-wing, he knew from experience the pilots bore extra responsibility and felt particularly protective of them. He joined the Rebellion from the Rarefied Air Cavalry of Virujansi, where he served alongside his friend Garven Dreis, later Red Leader. Born President-elect Joe Biden is expected to name Judge Merrick Garland to serve as his attorney general, multiple sources familiar with the transition told ABC News Wednesday, marking one of … , Merrick refused to risk lives needlessly, as he cared deeply for those under his command. By Ryan J. Reilly. Species 0 BBY, Scarif Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland speaks during an event with President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris at The Queen theater in … , Human male Antoc Merrick had light skin, steel-blue eyes and blondish-brown hair. Affiliation(s) Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. He operated a T-65B X-wing starfighter known as Blue One, manufactured by the Incom Corporation. Blondish-brown, also graying Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland speaks during an event with President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris at The Queen theater in … Merrick Garland might find it difficult as attorney general to avoid the politicization of the Justice Department seen in the Obama years. Antoc Merrick Merrick rejected. In Merrick's absence, or when operational authority was better served from a ground-based dispatch, General Dodonna commanded the fleet.