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I ever tell you I got an aunt living in Anchorage? She's in there, somewhere. And by God, I'm gonna get those Reds out of her backyard!American soldier, Operation: Anchorage

American soldiers were the backbone of the United States Army before the Great War.

Operation: Anchorage[]

American soldiers lineup

These eight character variants are the player character's main allies in the Fallout 3 add-on Operation: Anchorage. They are simulated representations of servicemembers in the Battle of Anchorage, appearing in the Anchorage Reclamation simulation.

Unlike their Chinese counterparts, American soldiers represent a uniform fighting force, with similar training and physical conditioning resulting in soldiers who represent a remarkably level standard of competence across the board.

Notable quotes[]

  • "The Stars and Stripes forever, you Commie sonsabitches!"
  • "I ever tell you I got an aunt living in Anchorage? She's in there, somewhere. And by God, I'm gonna get those Reds out of her backyard!"
  • "I got that "twitch" in my eyebrow. You know, the one I get when there's Commies around. Gonna be a fun day!"
  • "We live through this, and you're buying the beers."
  • "You know me; my day ain't complete without killing some Reds. So let's start the killin' already!"

Fallout 4[]

Sanctuary Hills soldier

Two types of American soldiers are seen in the prologue of Fallout 4, War Never Changes. Soldiers and officers appear in Sanctuary Hills, directing residents to Vault 111 as the Great War breaks out.

Notable quotes[]

  • "Head to the elevator!"
  • "You need to leave the area! Now!"
  • "Head down to the bridge! The vault is up the hill!"
  • "If you're not registered, you're not getting in!"
  • "Infant... Adult male... Adult female... OK, go ahead."

Fallout 76[]

FO76WL RE Camp Soldier Female

Two types of generic American soldiers appear in Fallout 76. The first appeared in the game at release, those being deceased soldiers whose corpses are found in various locations, such as Camp McClintock and Mama Dolce's Food Processing. The second is a living former soldier who appears in random encounter alongside a scientist, introduced in the Wastelanders update. This soldier is said to be a lieutenant.[1]

Additionally, a group of former U.S. Army soldiers from The Old Guard play a major role in the Settlers questline. These soldiers are Captain Oliver Fields, Sergeant Fred Radcliff, Sergeant Thompson and the dog Private Lucky.

Notable quotes[]

  • "Introducing a little structure into your life goes a long way."
  • "I give the orders around here."
  • "Crater? That ragtag lot's a damn soup sandwich."


  • In Operation: Anchorage, if one takes too much time while trying to kill General Jingwei, power armored soldiers will attack him. This happens as the player character is assigned a temporary affiliation with the Chinese faction so the dialogue with General Jingwei can occur, otherwise he would attack on sight. Although the Chinese turn hostile after the dialogue the affiliation remains and the American faction, appearing only as the power armored soldiers, are hostile due to this affiliation.
  • American soldiers in the Sino-American War are depicted in the Fallout Shelter Online intro cutscene.


Simulated American soldiers appear in the Fallout 3 add-on Operation: Anchorage. Real soldiers appear in Fallout 4, Fallout 76 and Fallout Shelter Online.


See also[]


  1. Scientist: "When it comes to tinkering, the lieutenant doesn't have much patience. That's what I'm for."
    (Scientist's dialogue)