Captain of the UNSC ship Pillar of Autumn, seen in the original Halo: Combat Evolved. Upon the discovery of the Halo artifact, he crash landed the ship and evacuated. Captured by the Covenant, he was later rescued by the Master Chief. Unfortunately, he was later infected by the Flood, a parasitic life form that was discovered on the Halo, and he was later killed to prevent him from giving sensitive information to the Flood. He was posthumously awarded the Colonial Cross.