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Changes in Squadron Roles
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Dear Players!

In the last Update: 1.51 “Cold Steel”, we introduced the following changes to the system of squadron roles and titles:

  • All new squadrons can now only have one Commander (squadron leader).
  • Commanders may appoint a Deputy Commander, but not more than one.
  • The Deputy Commander has the same privileges (power) as the Commander, but can neither disband the squadron, nor remove the Commander from the squadron. They also cannot change their own role.
  • A Commander can only leave the squadron if there is an existing Deputy Commander who can be automatically promoted to Commander

If a squadron that already existed at the time of the changes has multiple Commanders appointed through the old rules, a newly promoted Deputy Commander will only assume leadership if the last regular Commander leaves the squadron. All new squadrons will be created in consideration of these new changes.

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