Bia Pandora

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Bia Pandora

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Society
Nationality Flag-USA.jpg American
National rank 69
Date of birth Day 698
Residence USA
Political party Blood Brethren
Politics
Chief of the Training Corps of United States Training Corps
May 2010 – Sept 2, 2010
Preceded by Abayarde
Succeeded by Nuriessa
Executive Officer of United States Training Corps
May 2010 – May 2010
Preceded by Abayarde
Succeeded by Nuriessa
Inspector General of United States Training Corps
February 2010 – May 2010
Succeeded by NecrosXiaoban
Bravo Company CO of USTC Reserve Division
January 2010 – February 2010
Succeeded by IUseCoupons
S7 Training Officer of United States Training Corps
December 2009 – January 2010
Succeeded by Cawagula
Platoon CO of USTC Reserves Division
November 2009 – January 2010
Preceded by JeepAmerica
Succeeded by Katharine of Alexandria
Platoon XO of USTC Reserves Division
November 2009 – November 2009
Military
Rank Icon rank God of War.png God of War


Early Life

Bia Pandora was born into the New World on day 698, October 18, 2009, in Iowa, eUSA.

Newspaper

In an attempt to get her name out into the eWorld she started writing a series titled, "The Women of eRepublik" in her newspaper The Estrogen Dungeon.[1] The Estrogen Dungeon sought to interview female citizens all over the world.

[ENN] Writer of the Week #3 Award

On January 25, 2013, Bia's article, "What's Under Your Bed?"[2] was nominated for, and subsequently won, the Empire News Network's [3] Writer of the Week Award #3, for the week of 1/18-1/24.[4] The article focused on real life phobias and called out to the community to discuss theirs. Bia's article won the award with 67% of the vote. She was presented the award by [ENN] founder, Hadrian X[5]. She is honored to be mentioned alongside such incredible writers.

Military Career

Training Corps

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Bia Pandora was introduced to the military through her former employer, Boomer Boris, who was a member of the AB. She also met with TheSpartan, former Lieutenant General of the AB. She was inspired to follow a path of honor and serve the eUnited States nation. She joined the newly formed Training Corps First Division as troop number 29 under the command of Platoon Leader Alrich Harper and Executive Officer crashnburn. After a successful graduation on November 2, 2009, she was transferred to the 303rd Platoon in the Reserves Division of the Training Corps. The 303rd was under the command of Platoon Leader Stockholmcode.

Bia Pandora was promoted to Sergeant Major and became the Executive Officer of the 303rd Platoon on November 15, 2009 in the Reserves Division, Alpha Company. She was quickly promoted to 2nd Lieutenant and became the Platoon Leader and Commanding Officer of the 304th Platoon on November 16, 2009. Bia believed the 304th Platoon needed a better name, worthy of inspiration and admiration. 2nd Lt. Bia Pandora renamed the 304th Platoon The Spartans in honor of her friend, mentor and King, TheSpartan, by then General of the AB.

On January 6, 2010, 2nd Lt. Bia Pandora received a Level 2 Commendation proposed by the then Col. Abayarde and awarded to her by General Angelini. The commendation read as follows:

Bia has been consistently active in all aspects of the game, and has demanded the same out of her troops. She has instituted policies and systems in her platoon that have been emulated throughout the rest of the Reserve Division, and is constantly a shining example to others in both the Reserve Division and the USTC as a whole. She upholds the ideas of respect and honor in all aspects of the game. She has always volunteered to help in any way, and excels at whatever responsibility she is given. It is my duty and my HONOR to recommend her for a Level 2 USTC Commendation.
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Bia's fondest memories of her time as a Platoon Leader involved her arch nemesis platoon, the 305th Power Rangers, led by then LT Disco Musolini. The Spartans still rule, and Bia and Colonel Disco are still tp'ing each others houses on occasion.  :)~

On January 11, 2010, she was promoted to 1st Lieutenant and became a S7 Training Officer whilst still serving as the Platoon Leader of The Spartans.

But, a need arose for another Company and a strong Leader. The Bravo Company was created as part of the Reserves Division. Bia Pandora was promoted to Captain and Company Officer of the newly created Bravo Company on January 26, 2010.

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In late January, Captain Bia Pandora announced a new and exciting event in the military, the Platoon Olympics. These Olympics were to last a week and involved several competitions such as Trivia and Scavenger Hunts.

This exciting event infused new life in the Training Corps. The efforts of Captain Pandora were recognized and, once again, she was awarded a Level 2 Commendation proposed by the then General Relin. The Commendation read as follows:


For organizing the first monthly Platoon Games, for fostering fraternity inter- and intra-platoon fraternity, and for improving inter-branch relations.


On February 14, 2010, Lt. Gen. Abayarde announced the creation of the Inspector General position, reporting directly to him. He stated that said person would:

  1. Create a list of standards for each position within the Training Corps
  2. Create an inspection program including an initial qualification, and subsequent "no-notice" inspections of existing officers. NO OFFICER WILL BE EXEMPT, not even the JCS
  3. Act as a point of contact and troop advocate for complaints and problems within their chain of command

During that post, Lt. G. Abayarde announced the promotion of Col. Bia Pandora as the Inspector General of the Training Corps.

Colonel Bia Pandora worked to create standards for each position in the chain of command for the Training Corps. These were instituted and an inspections program was created to ensure compliancy. After hiring new officers as Inspections Officers, the Inspector General's office began submitting regular reports on officer's performance, making recommendations for mentoring and also highlighting individual achievement.

The Platoon Olympics were a great success. In an effort to ensure the promotion of fraternity, comraderie, and overall fun, Bia Pandora put out an advertisement in the TC Base in March 23, 2010.

Wanted: An Oompa Loompa


The OoMPA will be responsible for managing the Platoon Olympics, and will also be responsible for the creating, managing and promoting of TC activities for the purpose of inspiring fun and activity in our troops and personnel. You must be a current LT or higher to head this office. OoMPA will be a branch wide office and will report directly to the IG office. This will be in addition to your current assignment and will not replace it. Please fill out the following application if you are interested.

Necros Xiaoban was selected to head the Oompa or Director of the Office of Magical Platoon Activities. Later, Armando D'Errico was selected as Junior Oompa. They were required to paint themselves green, wear white overalls and sing the Oompa Loompa song.

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TC Command and the JCS

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On May 18, 2010, General Relin retired and Lieutenant General Abayarde was promoted to General and Colonel Bia Pandora was promoted to Lieutenant General and Executive Officer of the Training Corps, and a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. On May 23, 2010, General Abayarde unexpectedly retired. That same day, Bia Pandora was promoted to General of the Training Corps, with the rank of a four star General. She selected Major General Nuriessa as her Executive Officer, who was then promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General.

Due to the chaotic and hectic situation the entire TC experienced, General Bia Pandora saw it fit to create a special ribbon for the entire TC Staff that experienced such times of change. She awarded all TC Staff the newly created Training Corps Meritorious Team Commendation for their grace and courage in times of difficulty (courage under fire).

On September 2, 2010, Bia Pandora resigned from her post as Commanding Officer of the Training Corps. She embarked in a long and hard journey of scholarly endeavours. She remained as an Advisor to the JCS until she retired during Jankems term as CJCS.

In honor of her service to the Training Corps, Bia was awarded the Training Corps highest honor, a Level 4 Commendation [6] from the new TC General, Nuriessa, and XO Morrigan Alexandros on September 7, 2010. The commendation read:

It is with great pleasure that the US Training Corps awards you its highest honor, a Level 4 Commendation, for your inspirational and admirable service.

As a vital member of the Training Corps you have been the cornerstone in the creation of many of TC’s program such as TC Oompa and TC Olympics. Your tenacity has impacted the TC as a whole and you have played a key role in fostering and bettering TC, its Officers and troops. You have made sure that TC remained an important part of the military. Your enthusiasm, loyalty and dedication to your country through your branch has shown in the quality of the Officers TC produces and of the endurance of Training Corps.

During your time here, you led and trained high caliber troops and officers. Your legacy of respect, dedication and kindness will live on for a very long time. The Training Corps simply would not be what it is today without your leadership. As a country we are very lucky to have you. You have inspired others to follow in your example and made TC a great place to be...


Airborne

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On mid-October 2010, Bia Pandora joined the Airborne. She was quickly promoted to Sergeant and XO of the 101st, 2nd platoon. On October 31 she was promoted to Platoon Commanding Officer of the 82nd Company, 2nd platoon. Bia retired from the Airborne and the eUS Military in early October 2011.

Freebird or The MU World Tour

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In early October 2011, Bia grew weary of the drama surrounding by the eUS Miltiary's split from the government, and the overall eUS leadership attitude, from all sides, that "nothing is wrong, everything is fine, shut up and do what we tell you", while our fighters tried desperately to work together and make things better. Not wishing to be a part of the continued division of eUS fighting forces, a situation she would have strongly fought against had she not retired from the JCS, Bia left the eMilitary and continued to support eUS damage output on her own, visiting random Military Units to make new friends and visit old ones.


The Marine Corps

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After growing weary of her MU Tour, Bia slipped into the United States Marine Corps [8]MU for a short visit. The Marines treated Bia as if she were one of them, even though she was no longer a member of the eUS Military. Bia's stay grew longer day after day, until she realized that the Marines were where she really wanted to be.

On Day 1663, Bia wrote an article about her history and experiences titled The Evolution of an eWarrior. [9] In addition to her game history it announced her acceptance, and subsequent pride in becoming a member of the Marines that day.

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Bia retired from the United States Marine Corps in March 2013 with the retirement of Commandant Tiacha, after she finally admitted to herself that the United States Military was no longer the legendary institution of honor that she loved, but something completely different; a shell of it's former self and glory since "the split" from the government. While she loves the Marines to this day, she felt she could no longer represent the institution as a whole and it's leadership in it's current form, now called the "JCS militia". Sadly, Bia is one of many past eUS Military leaders who has left the group with a heavy heart after watching the organization suffer and plunge into mediocrity and inactivity under the "leadership" of post-split CJCS, Bradley Reala and cyber witch.

Beer's Bombers

After her retirement from the Marines, Bia found a safe haven in a small MU, Beer's Bombers [11], let by another past US Military General who retired from the organization for similar reasons, beerman616 [12]. Bia has received invitations from several premiere US fighting forces but has yet to choose a permanent home.

Military Commendations

  • TC Commendation Level 4 Ribbon.png USTC Level 4 Commendation Ribbon
  • Joint Chiefs of Staff Officer Ribbon - Chief of Staff.png Joint Chiefs of Staff Ribbon (with silver star)
  • Bronze service starTraining Corps Officer Ribbon.png
    Training Corps Service Ribbon (with one bronze star)
  • Bronze service starTC Commendation Level 2 Ribbon.png
    2 Training Corps Level 2 Commendations (with one bronze star)
  • Training Corps Meritorious Team Commendation.png Meritorious Team Commendation
  • Training Corps Meritorious Unit Citation.png Meritorious Unit Citation
  • Training Corps Meritorious Conduct Award.png Meritorious Conduct Award
  • ForeignATOribbon.png ATO Volunteer Award
  • WWIII Ribbon.png World War III
  • Frostbite Ivan Ribbon.png Operation Frostbite Ivan
  • Hungary Hungary Hippo.png Operation Hungary Hungary Hippos
  • American Campaign in Asia.png American Campaign in Asia
  • Deadcoat.png Operation Deadcoat/FT2:Dover's Revenge
  • Ock.png Operation Captain Kangaroo

eRadio

Bia enjoyed a co-host stint on the WorldWideWhitehead [13]radio show in September 2011, with Josh Whitehead and Jon Malcom. Highlights of Bia's appearances included calling certain eDirtbags out live, talks of human genitalia, and swooning over Grimstone.

Political Career

Congresswoman

In September 2011, Bia tried her hand at Congress. She finally won a seat on the third try. The first being the month when Inci came in, the second her state was lost during the race. Bia found the state of Congress at the time to be very stifling and overpowering, as was the trend with the rest of the country's groups at that time. She did learn some valuable game lessons which she is grateful for. Bia chose to sit out subsequent congressional runs and ran the following month as a favor. Fortunately for her sanity it was an Inci state and she did not get back in.

Party President

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Bia was asked to babysit a party for Josh Whitehead on one of his excursions to eSA. He allowed her to change the party name and use it as a haven for players who didn't really care about, or were disillusioned with US politics. She named it Blood Brethren [14] and it remains to this day an oasis of fun and friendship for those who just want a calm place to hang out. Games of Yahtzee and Uno are know to be enjoyed by all in their IRC channel #BloodBrethren and all are welcome to join in on the fun! The party does not actively recruit but welcomes any and all new members who want a home, temporary or permanent.

Personal Life

Bia is a red headed beauty and highly regarded in the Training Corps. She has many suitors but has yet to choose an ePartner. Although, there are rumors that many claim the honor. Some claim to be devoted followers of Bia Pandora.

A recent auction has been in the works for a date with General Bia Pandora. According to rumors, the winner will get to take General Pandora on a date at the TC cafeteria where Lt. killerballerina will play the flute during the meal. Other things for auction are seats at an opera concert (a la The Fifth Element) by Lt. G. Nuriessa will also contribute a solo concert to the auction. The details, and the auction itself, are still being planned. Stay tuned.

Bia Pandora has gathered an interesting "fan base" of sorts. An organization by the name "I hate Bia" [15] located in Switzerland is currently stalking her. She has stated that she is very flattered by all the attention. But, things turned more interesting when, on day 1,011 of the New World, a stalker was born by the name of B.Pandora Adorer in South Africa.[16] No information has been found regarding this stalker, and the General has been moved to a secure undisclosed location.

Although allegedly single, Bia Pandora was recently seen in the vicinity of TheSpartan's house. But, after tolerating months of abandonment, she found solace in the arms of (Identity withheld for security issues because this man can break people). She still sings "you can't buy my love." TheSpartan bought Bia a kitten, an attempt to win her back. But, (name withheld) broke TheSpartan, grabbed the kitten named Waffles and gave it to Bia. Bia has since filed a restraining order against TheSpartan and hidden the cat.

Also, she changed her hair color to brown, then to white, then back to brown.

Bia Pandora has been witnessed stalking Morrigan Alexandros. Morrigan was forced to get a restraining order after finding Bia on her deck at 4:30 AM. Undeterred, Bia continued with her viscious cycle. Morrigan acquired a llama, which she hopes will protect her and escort Bia to another destination.

Bia has had several admirers but has chosen to remain eSingle at this time.

Achievements

Hard Worker Medal (34x)
Super Soldier Medal (143x)
Resistance Hero (1x)
Battle Hero (x39)
Campaign Hero (x2)
Congress Member (x1)
Mercenary (x2)
True Patriot (x15)


eHeroes

Citizen Quote
Eugene Harlot "Harlot, he was CJCS when I was little and first entered the TC, he ran everything so well, and when I opened my company he offered to work that first day for free, he's awesome."
(Ret) General Abayarde "My eRep Daddy. I wouldn't be where I am without his constant belief in me and all my crazy ideas. My best friend."
(Ret) General Relin "Same as with Abayarde, Relin was a constant example for me. His constant dedication to his people inspires me everyday."
(Ret) General Angelini "This lady is all class. She is my #1 role model and I am honored to call her my friend."
(Ret) General TheSpartan "My King, always, even when we fight like married people <3."
(Ret) Commandant Cstarlight21 "The sweetest and coolest Marine EVER. I love her bunches."

Playing Card

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Military offices
Preceded by
LTG Abayarde
Executive Officer of the United States Training Corps Succeeded by
LTG Nuriessa
Preceded by
GEN Abayarde
Commanding General of the United States Training Corps Succeeded by
GEN Nuriessa