An Edict Authorising the Deployment of the Fleet, the Hosting of Allied Forces and Other Defensive Measures in Arboria
At the request of the Shirerithian Ministry of Military Affairs, the 1st Exploratory Group (Farpoint/Alkhiva), the 2nd Exploratory Group (Port St. Andre) and the 3rd Exploratory Group (Fort Nider) have been placed on alert and ordered to sortie in the next 24 hours.
The 3rd Exploratory Group will be placed under the command of the Shirerithian Eastern Armada for the duration of operations and assigned to the Northern Seas Task Force 41 under the overall command of Magister Royston Merrick.
For the security of the Principality of Arboria and the Duchy of New Aquitaine, authority is given for the raising of a militia under the auspices of the Natopian Defence Force's Land Command. Further orders concerning this will be issued.
May Bous and Zurvan bless and spare the Empress.