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Military Advisors to the President

    David Brucker 

Gen. David Brucker

Played By: Michael Gaston

A General within the Taylor Administration.

  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: He committed treason in order to prevent Samir Mehran from detonating a dirty bomb and killing thousands.

    John Smith 

Admiral John Smith

Played By: Ryan Cutrona

  • General Ripper: Immediately after the nuclear attack in Valencia he grouses about bombing those responsible back into the stone-age. Considering how thirteen thousand Americans just got turned into ash it was probably just a knee jerk reaction and he quickly calms down.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: His subsequent appearances had him as this.


General Coburn

Played By: Colin Salmon


Colonel Shaw


Other Military

    John Hansen 

John Hansen

Played By: David Andriole

An air force pilot during Day 4 who was having an extramarital affair with another woman.

  • Fatal Flaw: Lust. His affair with another woman goes horribly wrong when it turns out she's in league with Habib Marwan's association, leading to the deaths of both him and his family.

    Adrian Bishop 

Adrion Bishop

Played By: Michael Irby

A soldier loyal to the mutinous General David Brucker during Day 8. He led a team that specialized in covert operations.

    Chris Tanner 

Lt. Chris Tanner

Played By: John Boyega

A United States airman and drone pilot with the 18th Reconnaissance Squadron, stationed at the UK's Lower Heyford Air Force Base during Day 9.


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