The Armed Forces of the Union has been in existence for as long as the Union and it's predecessor. Headed up by Sergeant Major Greg Smith, the Viceroy they quickly assisted in setting down the expanding boundaries of the Union engaging in several small territorial conflicts notably the Luke War before settling down as a defensive force.
The core force of the Forces although initially considered a ragtag group they now hold great respect within the community for there services. Aside from there rank badges there are no defined uniforms but requirements are in force requiring the wearing of khaki and camouflaged clothing. Equipment carried is normally either Air-soft or Paintball guns although elite divisions are armed with proper metal BB guns.