Garven Dreis (4)Full unit name: Dreis, Garven
Last updated: 26.04.2024 0:33:58
Version: 8.02.002.2024.01.13
Basic info
First appearance: A New Hope
A New Hope
(MOVIE)
Species: Human
Gender: Male
Died: Battle of Yavin
Battle of Yavin
Event
Galactic Civil War
Known Facts (5)
Battle of Yavin (5)
Summary
Garven "Dave" Dreis was the commander of Red Squadron
Red Squadron
Organization
Rebel Alliance Navy
, and a T-65 X-wing starfighter
T-65 X-Wing
Starship
Starfighter Models
pilot
Alliance Starfighter Corps
(Rebel Alliance Navy)
Organization
Rebel Alliance Navy
for the Alliance to Restore the Republic. Hailing from the planet Virujansi in the Inner Rim, Dreis originally served with the Rarefied Air Cavalry, fighting in the Clone Wars. During the Battle of Virujansi, Dreis had the opportunity to fly alongside the "Hero With No Fear," Anakin Skywalker
Anakin Skywalker
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
. In the wake of the Clone Wars and the subsequent Declaration of a New Order, Dreis joined the Rebel Alliance - an organization dedicated to shaking the Galactic Empire's hold on the galaxy - after seeing the Empire commit atrocities on his homeworld.
Dreis served the Alliance in numerous battles, adopting a fatherly approach to commanding his men, and supervised the instruction of new recruits personally. In 0 BBY, he was posted at the Alliance's base on Dantooine
Dantooine
Planet
, leading Dantooine Squadron, and was transferred to Yavin 4
Yavin IV
Planet
's Great Temple shortly afterward. Placed in command of Red Squadron, Dreis took the call sign "Red Leader," and the nickname "Boss." From there, he led Red Squadron in an attack
Battle of Yavin
Event
Galactic Civil War
on the Empire's Death Star
Death Star
Starship
Space Stations
superweapon, which was moving to destroy the Alliance base. When an attack run on the battlestation's vulnerable thermal exhaust port from pilot Jon Vander
Jon 'Dutch' Vander
(Human)
Character
Minor Characters
's Gold Squadron
Gold Squadron
Organization
Rebel Alliance Navy
failed, Dreis was forced to make his own attempt. He almost succeeded, but his proton torpedoes failed to enter the Death Star's exhaust port. Dreis was subsequently shot down by the Sith Lord Darth Vader
Darth Vader
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
.

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See also
UH
Known for being a member of the following organizations
Red Squadron
Commander
Known for serving or being a passenger on the following ships
T-65 X-Wing
Pilot
Known armor & apparel
K-22995 Light Flight Helmet
Diagnostech Life Support Unit
Complete list

Full unit name: Dreis, Garven Last updated: 26.04.2024 0:33:58