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For the fifth president of the United States, see James Monroe.
Where do you think you're going? I can't let you go into the ruins, not without a reason.

Lieutenant Monroe is a member of the NCR Army who lives in the Mojave Wasteland in 2281.


Lieutenant Monroe is the superior officer of Private Gilbert and Private Ackerman. He is the officer-in-charge of the hostage rescue operation in the Boulder City Showdown quest.

Interactions with the player characterEdit

Interactions overviewEdit

General Services Quests
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Companion: Icon cross
Plays Caravan: Icon cross
Merchant: Icon cross
Repairman: Icon cross
Doctor: Icon cross
Rents bed/room: Icon cross
Starts quests: Icon check
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Boulder City Showdown: Monroe informs the Courier that some Great Khans have holed up in the city and taken two privates captive.



  • After finishing the quest Boulder City Showdown, Lieutenant Monroe will start walking to Camp Forlorn Hope. If he arrives there, he will walk to the campfire in the center of the camp and will disappear from the game after a while.
    • He only offers an unchanged dialogue tree which gives background information about Hoover Dam, President Kimball's inspection tour and the Boulder City incident in 2277.
  • Once at Camp Forlorn Hope, Monroe often engages in the defense of the base and may be killed.
  • When killing everyone in Camp Forlorn Hope, such as during the mission We Are Legion, and Monroe is there, he will be the only NCR soldier that will not become hostile towards the player character if another soldier is killed.


Lieutentant Monroe appears only in Fallout: New Vegas.

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